[Coco] Coco Digest, Vol 173, Issue 7

elderpav at yahoo.com elderpav at yahoo.com
Sat Feb 4 16:33:21 EST 2017

Okay, I could try that. Thanks for the suggestion. I do seem to recall reading somewhere tho that bad ram usually causes garbage to appear on the screen. My screen is completely blank...

I'll let you know how it goes.


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> Date: Sat, 4 Feb 2017 12:18:07 -0400
> From: Brian Blake <random.rodder at gmail.com>
> To: CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts <coco at maltedmedia.com>
> Subject: Re: [Coco] Dead Coco
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> Try reseating the RAM as Henry said.
> On Feb 3, 2017 10:22 PM, "Fred D. Provoncha via Coco" <coco at maltedmedia.com>
> wrote:
>>     Hi all,
>> This should be a simple one for you. I'm sure you've seen this before. I
>> recently moved, and going through some old boxes of stuff I found an old
>> spare Coco that probably hasn't worked since the early '90's. It's a Coco3,
>> and I hooked it up to an old TV and turned it on and sure enough, as I
>> remembered, it's got a problem. It powers up, but I get a completely blank
>> green screen. I try inserting some cartridges, but it doesn't matter, I
>> still get the same green screen.
>> Any ideas as to what is wrong?
>> Fred ProvonchaStansbury Park, UT

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