Re: UD3 ROM on a 3032

From: Francesco Messineo <>
Date: Mon, 6 Feb 2017 08:23:29 +0100
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Hi Ethan,

On Mon, Feb 6, 2017 at 4:29 AM, Ethan Dicks <> wrote:

> 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.

I'm using turned-pin sockets for the ROMs and more regular sockets for
the rest (there's no chance to get a socket worse than the white ones
that Commodore used on the 3032 nowadays).
Changing all the 40 pins one will be a long job anyway :(

>> 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.

would be nice to find this software :)

> I have one of these:

nice one. I've found some sd-ieee disk solutions with schematics and
firmware, so probably I'll made one myself if I really get frequent
use of the PET.


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