From: Larry Anderson (foxnhare_at_bigvalley.net)
Date: 2002-07-07 17:42:48
Ullrich von Bassewitz wrote: > > Hi! > > On Sat, Jul 06, 2002 at 09:48:17AM -0700, Cameron Kaiser wrote: > > I've got a motherboard here from a German ex-pat :-) that looks like a B500 > > series unit. It has LP ROMs and the 5-pin video port. The assembly number is > > 8256048 and it seems to be dated 1983. > > Good deal:-) > > I'm still wondering what a B500 really is. How does it differ from the > Commodore P500 and especially the 600 models? I've of course read the SWoC > pages, but they are not very clear about this machine. > > Is it possible that the B500 is a 600 with just 1MHz clock? Or are there other > differences? And, while I'm asking curious questions: Is the 1MHz clock rate a > proven fact, or a rumor? > > The picture at > > http://www.ryerson.ca/~sgray/CBM/me/two_open2.jpg The one on the right looks a bit like my P500 MB (ROMS in the front) I will have to get it out of storage to make better comparisoin. Look in the rear left corner (under the PSU cage) to see if there are joystick solder pads. Larry -- 01000011 01001111 01001101 01001101 01001111 01000100 01001111 01010010 01000101 Larry Anderson - Sysop of Silicon Realms BBS (209) 754-1363 300-14.4k bps Set your 8-bit C= rigs to sail for http://www.portcommodore.com/ 01000011 01001111 01001101 01010000 01010101 01010100 01000101 01010010 01010011 Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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