Re: UD3 ROM on a 3032

From: Ethan Dicks <>
Date: Sun, 5 Feb 2017 22:29:36 -0500
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On Sun, Feb 5, 2017 at 5:03 PM, Francesco Messineo
<> wrote:
> It was a crappy socket :(

Hi, Francesco,

I've had that exact problem on my original 3032 PET (the one I got in
1979).  I ended up replacing all the 40-pin sockets with high-quality
turned-pin sockets.

> Sorry for that. I had checked continuity on every pin but probably it
> was not enough to have a reliable connection. With a real socket, the
> option starts fine.


> I need to get a disk drive or a ieee-sd kind of drive, I had forgotten
> how slow were tapes :/

I used my PET every day for years with tapes.  I used the PET Rabbit
to help speed that up.

I have one of these:

So much faster, but I haven't tried using it with other devices on the bus.


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