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by ghostrider
Mon Dec 04, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: Saving Programmes on ATOM - current thinking - AtoMMC?
Replies: 11
Views: 708

Re: Saving Programmes on ATOM - current thinking - AtoMMC?

Hi Roland

Thanks for all the info

I can confirm PL8 is there and ICs 21 and 24 are empty

Any help you can give sourcing the necessary programmed eproms would be much appreciated?

Thanks again

Gary

PS I'm based in London
by ghostrider
Sun Dec 03, 2017 8:33 pm
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: Saving Programmes on ATOM - current thinking - AtoMMC?
Replies: 11
Views: 708

Re: Saving Programmes on ATOM - current thinking - AtoMMC?

Thanks All So sounds like I need to wait for sirmorris to pitch up and offer me his wares........ Roland - what do you mean by "you need a ROM at #Axxx or #Exxx"? I only have the original ROM fitted (no FP or other aftermarket ROMs), do I need to buy something else and if so any suggestions as to wh...
by ghostrider
Sun Dec 03, 2017 11:39 am
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: Saving Programmes on ATOM - current thinking - AtoMMC?
Replies: 11
Views: 708

Saving Programmes on ATOM - current thinking - AtoMMC?

Hi All Having successfully got my Atom rebooted after ~32 years in the box I've started to dabble with some programming. In the old days I remember lots of messing around with cassette recorders, DIN plugs and volume levels - I am assuming that things have progressed since the mid-80s! So can the gu...
by ghostrider
Fri Dec 01, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: Please help me get my Atom working!
Replies: 5
Views: 517

Re: Please help me get my Atom working!

An update..... Found a composite cable and with the XBOX SCART adapter managed to connect to SCART on LCD TV. Then connected ground to pin 10 and signal to pin 9 of PL4 and voila...... boots up fine, screen as expected and even better than I remember with the old UHF signal. So no need to do anythin...
by ghostrider
Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: Please help me get my Atom working!
Replies: 5
Views: 517

Re: Please help me get my Atom working!

Thanks Dave

Will investigate and report back

Cheers

Gary
by ghostrider
Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: Please help me get my Atom working!
Replies: 5
Views: 517

Please help me get my Atom working!

Just dug out my old Atom from my mum's house...... 12k model with no extra ROMS I think - not used since about 1986! Anyway from memory (!) this was working fine till I tried to fit an aftermarket (non-official) colour card. This involved soldering some wires to PL4 and cutting away capacitor C2, an...