[Coladam] Problems with the ADAM display

Justin Salvato justin76here at hotmail.com
Mon Dec 20 03:55:59 CET 2010


Here are screen shots.  This is the 4th time trying to send these.  Not sure 
if the file size is too big.  And yes, everything screws up, game cartridges 
too.



-----Original Message----- 
From: Geoff Oltmans
Sent: Sunday, December 19, 2010 3:44 PM
To: Herman L Mason Jr
Cc: 'Justin Salvato' ; coladam at adamcon.org
Subject: Re: [Coladam] Problems with the ADAM display

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
>
>
>
>
>
> -----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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