Marko Mäkelä wrote: > > On Mon, 10 Dec 2001, Nicolas Welte wrote: > > > I might have a PET2001 with BASIC 1.0, but I'm not sure. I remember there was > > an easy check with the startup message, which either started with ### or ***. > > Which is which? I could also check the ROM chips, of course. > > According to VICE, BASIC 2.0 is ###, and BASIC 1.0 is ***. To add some > confusion, also BASIC 4.0 is ***, but the message includes the version > number. Both of my working 2001 start with ***, so they have BASIC 1.0. One of them has the 6540 ROMs in it with the lower version numbers, but the other one has a set of very strange chips, including the CPU and I think the port chips. They don't have any print on them, they only have a white sticker with a red symbol that looks like an Euro currency symbol with only one bar, or just a capital C with a horizontal bar. Anybody ever saw such chips? The third, dead 2001 board seems to have BASIC 2.0, it has the higher version numbers on the 6540 ROMs. Nicolas Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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