[Coco] booted again!
jimcox at miba51.com
Fri Apr 7 21:05:47 EDT 2006
Silly question here, but I am about to fire up my CoCo
again after it sat dormant for a year and I then moved it
to a new location, but what things should I be cautious of
to prevent problems, and what is the correct power up
sequence for a CoCo with a CM8 Monitor, MPI and Disk
I believe the power up sequence should be:
Power down should be in the reverse order. Sorry I
haven't had time to dig out the manuals.
I am at work as I type this, so I am going from memory,
but I have a J&R(?) disk controller that I know goes into
the fourth slot on the MPI, but it's fit is a little
snug. Is this common for this controller? I might have
the name wrong but it does start with J.
I plan to clean the contacts on as much as possible with
After I get this configuration up and running, I plan to
plug in my adapter from Roy and see how it looks with a
17" VGA. In a few weeks I hope to have the Catweasel
One last thing, I have a AT keyboard adapter from Cloud-9
that I know Mark had to replace the HC11 on (I think that
was it) and while logic says yes, has anyone tried using a
PS-2 keyboard with a PS-2/AT adapter with this? It should
I'm hoping I don't have any interruptions this weekend so
I can get this done and actually up and running.
Oh, one last last thing, I am also planning to set up a
Win 98 box in the same spot for development work. I
believe 98 is the best version from all the talk I've seen
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