[Coco] Multi-Pak question
devries.bob at gmail.com
Tue Aug 17 23:55:58 EDT 2010
Depending on the model number of the MPI, you can indeed PEEK inside (using
your eyes) to see if there is a daughter board sitting above the main pcb.
If it's there, you can see it if you PEEK through the gap above the
connector which fits into the computer's cartridge slot.
This is true only for the later versions of the MPI.
Regards, Bob Devries
Dalby, QLD, Australia
----- Original Message -----
From: "Sean" <badfrog at gmail.com>
To: "CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts" <coco at maltedmedia.com>
Sent: Wednesday, August 18, 2010 1:48 PM
Subject: [Coco] Multi-Pak question
> Is there an easy way to tell if a Multi-Pak has been upgraded to CoCo
> 3 support without opening it? (Like some PEEK or BASIC commands)
> I have just run into a gray model. It works fine with just one cart
> in the first slot on a CoCo 3. I remember the problems were with
> trying to use anything else, like with the RS-232 pak and what not.
> The tamper label is intact, so I would assume it's stock, but I
> thought Radio Shack did upgrades on them and put stickers back in
> place... Just wishful thinking that I may have gotten lucky...
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