Hi Ruud, >I found a card that converts ??? to centronics. The text on it: >VIC-20 IF BOARD by the firm FICOM, made in Finland. Strange. FICOM nowadays is a union of ICT companies, acting as the counterpart of the labor union. The member companies are listed here: http://www.ficom.fi/jasenet/index.html Theoretically, it could be the same organization. Most of the members listed above are only selling services or importing foreign hardware, but Teleste is producing hardware, and it must have been an established brand (mainly for audio equipment in public buildings) already in the 1980s. >The input is a 9-pins male D-connector. It isn't RS-232, some of it >pins lead directly to a 8255 and the outputs of a 7405 OC-buffer. > >Familiar to anyone? Nope. I have not seen much Finnish hardware for the CBM. I would have expected any hardware to be produced by PCI-Data Oy (PET-Commodore Inc.) in Vaasa. They went bankrupt already in the late 1980s or early 1990s. One source is saying 1991. The official database at http://www.ytj.fi does not go back that far. Marko Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2014-04-24 07:00:03
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