OT: Not to be confused with this Alphacom https://www.vintagecomputer.net/browse_thread.cfm?id=502 BD On Mon, Jun 21, 2021 at 9:08 PM Mike Naberezny <mike_at_naberezny.com> wrote: > On 6/20/21 8:43 AM, Six Of DLoC wrote: > > Anyone have an Alphacom 42 they want to pop open and see if one of these > is on > > the board? > > I have an Alphacom VP42 printer and to my surprise, it does indeed contain > a > "VIC-42" chip: > > http://mikenaberezny.com/hardware/c64-128/alphacom-vp42-printer/ > > My first thought upon seeing this was that it could be a MOS 6500/1 like > in > the Commodore 1520 plotter. I did some quick continuity checks and that > seems > probable. Vcc, Vss, and the crystal match the pins on the 6500/1 > datasheet. > > As David Wood noted, there are different versions of this Alphacom > printer. > This one is badged "VP42". There is another one on eBay USA right now > (item > 154500859889) that is badged only "42". It is externally very similar but > the > board is different and has an 8041 instead. > > Regards, > Mike > > -- > Mike Naberezny (mike_at_naberezny.com) http://6502.org > > >Received on 2021-06-22 05:01:10
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