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    It's a guessathon? Awesome! Let me spin the...

    It's a guessathon? Awesome! Let me spin the bottle...and......and...... thermal fuse has failed and turned into a resistor :smug:
  2. Sticky: "China will be the first to set foot on Mars and...

    "China will be the first to set foot on Mars and establish a base there, because it is the red planet" =)
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    Okay, you were using CGA (although 16kHz doesn't...

    Okay, you were using CGA (although 16kHz doesn't quite say it, should be 15.5somethingkHz really)...meh, jamma video isn't quite CGA anyhow =)




    Very likely, and if the picture tube needed...
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    https://i.imgur.com/c5SSVAA.png That looks...

    https://i.imgur.com/c5SSVAA.png

    That looks totally hinky, in particular the distortion of the raster and the areas bottom left/right corners.

    I see that again just after it tries to display...
  5. Thread: Donald Trump

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    Aye, it's kinda like the system painting itself...

    Aye, it's kinda like the system painting itself into a corner ~ I've a couple of friends who live in seppoland, both aussies by birth, and even though they like the lifestyle and money they're making...
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    No worries ~ had a power outage here this morning...

    No worries ~ had a power outage here this morning thus couldn't attend to this until now --- the circuit schematic is taken from the service manual, which you will no doubt find useful ; I'm pretty...
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    Apols - google keep switching things up ~ you...

    Apols - google keep switching things up ~ you should be good to go

    edit: to avoid any further disappointment ;

    https://i.imgur.com/9fpCHRp.png
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    https://drive.google.com/file/d/12mPMmQalyJOx8oiCo...

    https://drive.google.com/file/d/12mPMmQalyJOx8oiCo9bSiCz-3Ces4gJf/view?usp=sharing
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    Exactly right ; been there too ...and you can't...

    Exactly right ; been there too ...and you can't argue/debate with such folks -- they always say it's "not their view" they're proffering, but instead god's view (and by extension, no mortal can...
  10. Thread: Donald Trump

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    Funny, I never knew Trump was a member of the...

    Funny, I never knew Trump was a member of the American mafia ; nice analogy though.

    Fortunately, being aussie, I immediately thought of Trump, The Don, as being a big knob of salami =)
  11. Thread: Trump Vs Biden.

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    Could be your VPN is run by the pro-Trump brigade...

    Could be your VPN is run by the pro-Trump brigade =)
  12. Thread: Donald Trump

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    Ironic, yes -- frightened? No... such orders have...

    Ironic, yes -- frightened? No... such orders have to pass through a chain of command, and no president would have such an order obeyed if it were illegal (which is the only option left to Trump right...
  13. Thread: Coronavirus

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    What the map actually looks like; ...

    What the map actually looks like;

    https://i.imgur.com/LNsLw0W.png


    The same map as prepared for major news media distribution;

    https://i.imgur.com/LHqPOlU.png
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    I'd be mindful you've no idea what the VDU is...

    I'd be mindful you've no idea what the VDU is capable of -- it may be CGA only, or else VGA only...(or real jamma which is sort of like CGA but not the same)
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    M'kay, get your yoga mat out and form a mental...

    M'kay, get your yoga mat out and form a mental picture along these lines ; I can't really make out the manufacturing date on the sticker that was on the VDU ...that'll be a clue ; whenever it was...
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    Ummm .. how was the ATX supply connected into...

    Ummm .. how was the ATX supply connected into things originally?

    If you just need/want free play and not paid play, you can toggle the coin slot signal off in the pandora
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    Interesting stuff, huh...(I remember the sound...

    Interesting stuff, huh...(I remember the sound from the teevee series 'Emergency')

    http://genave.com/motorola-quick-call-2/

    Better to get something other than the arduino to do the heavy...
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    Cited from -->>...

    Cited from -->> https://forum.arduino.cc/index.php?topic=116869.0

    So the answer is 'yes', caveat & subject to the bold text above =)

    edit: oops, missed the word 'decoder' -- still yes, but same...
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    LOL!...my name isn't Jim =) My words were a...

    LOL!...my name isn't Jim =) My words were a joking reference back to the original StarTrek series...


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3at_Ev2kOoI


    I think you're merely confusing the 12volt...
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    That seems correct...coin slot mechs tend to only...

    That seems correct...coin slot mechs tend to only use 12v, jamma board uses both 5v & 12v rails

    I meant to ask if you'd sussed out the ?why? of the two PSU setups being there...wassat transformer...
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    . . . . What if the aliens do?...

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    What if the aliens do? :highly_amused:
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    https://itsfoss.com/remove-image-background-gimp/...

    https://itsfoss.com/remove-image-background-gimp/ (YMMV depending on what software you use)... but this is the basic approach
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    Like this post? (sorry, couldn't resist =) ...

    Like this post? (sorry, couldn't resist =)

    https://www.austech.info/showthread.php/119768-Happy-New-Year-2021
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    Do you happen to know if the VDU is functional? I...

    Do you happen to know if the VDU is functional? I always get a gut feeling when I see a cabinet like this, minus the game controller board, that the display has failed, and that's why you see them...
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    Very likely -- body may well have been made by...

    Very likely -- body may well have been made by Holden's Motor Body Builders Ltd (HMBB), and back in those days they were building bodies on imported chassis from Austin, Buick, Chevrolet, Cleveland,...
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