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by 1024MAK
08 Mar 2022 19:44
Forum: MEMOFEST 2022
Topic: Memofest 2022 possible ? Where ? When ?
Replies: 1
Views: 335

Re: Memofest 2022 possible ? Where ? When ?

The U.K. government has removed all COVID19 restrictions in England (health is devolved for elsewhere in the U.K. so the situation may be different in Scotland and Wales). And some other ‘retro’ computer events are starting to plan in person physical events. So yes, it is reasonable to think about a...
by 1024MAK
08 Mar 2022 19:38
Forum: HARDWARE
Topic: Cassette Loading problems
Replies: 14
Views: 855

Re: Cassette Loading problems

The thing is, intermittent failures of chips are not very common. But intermittent problems with contacts or leads are fairly common. Is the CTC in a socket? If yes, have you removed it carefully (so as not to bend any pins when it finally becomes free from the socket), cleaned the pins, then carefu...
by 1024MAK
26 Feb 2022 01:26
Forum: HARDWARE
Topic: Cassette Loading problems
Replies: 14
Views: 855

Re: Cassette Loading problems

It may be that the magnetic coating (particles) on the tape are becoming detached and then clogging up the tape head in the cassette deck.

Try cleaning the tape head with a tape cleaning fluid. Or if you can’t get that, use IPA.

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by 1024MAK
24 Feb 2022 22:33
Forum: HARDWARE
Topic: Cassette Loading problems
Replies: 14
Views: 855

Re: Cassette Loading problems

Slow down there! How are you trying to load? Are you using a cassette tape deck and an original cassette tape? Is this a commercial (prerecorded) tape? Or a “home made” recording? Or are you using a modern item (such as a smartphone, MP3 player, computer or other digital device)? What lead(s) are yo...
by 1024MAK
20 Feb 2022 03:56
Forum: HARDWARE
Topic: Sound and LOAD issues
Replies: 35
Views: 24639

Re: Sound and LOAD issues

Nassimbakir wrote: 18 Feb 2022 23:29 Hi guys
I have the same loading problems now on my MTX 500
Can you show me the exact ship I need to replace on board please …
Thanks
You may want to open a new topic. With fault finding, it’s always recommended to start a new topic. Saves confusion ;-)

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by 1024MAK
26 Jan 2022 19:51
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Could this be THE Dave Stevenson?
Replies: 9
Views: 1186

Re: Could this be THE Dave Stevenson?

Dave wrote: 26 Jan 2022 15:29 I couldn't get it to fit into my MTX's expansion socket :D
That’s what a jigsaw and angle grinder are for… :lol:

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by 1024MAK
01 Jan 2022 02:12
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 15
Views: 8105

Re: Merry Christmas

Welcome to the year that in future will be known as two thousand and twenty two :P

Best wishes to all Memorum fans :D

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by 1024MAK
27 Dec 2021 01:39
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 15
Views: 8105

Re: Merry Christmas

Christmas Day ‘Twas the day to devour a pagan feast. I say to all, I hoped you enjoyed your day!
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by 1024MAK
19 Dec 2021 14:19
Forum: HARDWARE
Topic: Fading Composite output
Replies: 4
Views: 872

Re: Fading Composite output

… I recapped the video board and everything seemed fine at the time. Assuming that the +12V to the LM1889 is correct, that you replaced the electrolytic capacitors on the video board, that the replacements are good, and that their polarity is correct, then a signal that fades over a time period of ...
by 1024MAK
30 Nov 2021 11:39
Forum: INTRODUCE YOURSELF
Topic: Hello from Huddersfield, and a couple of queries…
Replies: 21
Views: 4406

Re: Hello from Huddersfield, and a couple of queries…

To remove the BNC plug=adapter requires the use of a small child… :lol:

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