Sage II

Tony Duell ard.p850ug1 at
Mon Nov 7 13:03:37 CST 2016

On Mon, Nov 7, 2016 at 2:22 PM, emanuel stiebler <emu at> wrote:

> Thanks!
> It looks like you are right, playing a little with the RAM banks,
> finally got me errors, so at least one chip is dead.
> Will take few days, until my replacements arrive, but now I
> have 384k of RAM ;-)
> Still crashes, but we will see. The original sockets on the board are cheap,
> sometimes it feels that the chips are barely hanging in there :(

I seem to remember that every chip (even TTL) is socketed in the Sage. In
really nasty sockets.

Personally, I'd buy a few tubes of turned-pin sockets (machined pin?) and
replace the lot. It may take a little time now, but it will save a lot
more looking
for obscure faults!


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