[Coladam] Problems with the ADAM display

Geoff Oltmans oltmansg at bellsouth.net
Sun Dec 19 21:44:42 CET 2010


We might be able to narrow things down if it is really a problem in the boardset.

Justin: Do game cartridges work properly, or are they messed up as well? Do you have some screenshots you can send to me?

On Dec 19, 2010, at 10:30 AM, Herman L Mason Jr wrote:

> My mistake it was the main board, not game board. the bottom board. We sent
> them to Dan Elliott I think. Getting old I guess.
> 
> Good Friends are FOREVER... And Thats a Long, LONG, Time.  So, PLEASE Stay
> Intouch... 
> 
>                                                   H Mason Jr
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: coladam-bounces at adamcon.org [mailto:coladam-bounces at adamcon.org] On
> Behalf Of Herman L Mason Jr
> Sent: Sunday, December 19, 2010 11:13 AM
> To: 'Justin Salvato'; coladam at adamcon.org
> Subject: Re: [Coladam] Problems with the ADAM display
> 
> "G" may be correct, I seem to think that it was the game board, (Mother
> board) for the clone folks, that gave me and George that problem. We even
> sent several out, forgot his name, but who was supposedly good at fixing
> them, this was before Dr. D was part of the group. We would get interference
> or garbage at boot up, and it got worse as it went on, ie, Sbasic, as I
> tried to load my bbs up.
>                             -HM
> 
> Good Friends are FOREVER... And Thats a Long, LONG, Time.  So, PLEASE Stay
> Intouch... 
> 
>                                                   H Mason Jr
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: coladam-bounces at adamcon.org [mailto:coladam-bounces at adamcon.org] On
> Behalf Of Justin Salvato
> Sent: Sunday, December 19, 2010 8:57 AM
> To: coladam at adamcon.org
> Subject: [Coladam] Problems with the ADAM display
> 
> Most of the time I start my ADAM, the display is screwy.  I have to reboot
> it about 8 times before the display is normal.  Sometimes there are
> artifacts, sometimes the cursor is missing, sometimes the color is
> distorted.  Games and programs dont always appear correctly when loaded too.
> Is there a fix for this or is it time to give this ADAM, which I only had in
> my possession for about a year, the boot?  I have a second memory console
> which does not appear to work at all.  
> 
> Justin 
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