problem with Panasonic FS-A1F

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بواسطة iegova

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صورة iegova

27-09-2019, 21:09

Hello. I bought a motherboard from Panasonic FS-A1F. I do not have a Keyboard. Gave it 5 volts and ground. The home screen appears.

But then nothing happens.

Is there a problem? Scheme this model not found in networks.

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بواسطة jltursan

Prophet (2582)

صورة jltursan

27-09-2019, 21:51

It's trying to boot a floppy that doesn't exist. If you find a way to attach a drive you'll probably boot successfully.

I can see a cable at the right, remember that the floppy used (if you're already using one) must provide the RDY signal and of course, it must be configured as A (DS0)

بواسطة Wild_Penguin

Hero (642)

صورة Wild_Penguin

30-09-2019, 19:25

Should it still boot into BASIC even if no floppy (drive) is present?

بواسطة gdx

Enlighted (5026)

صورة gdx

01-10-2019, 01:48

It depends on the controller/Disk-ROM.

بواسطة iegova

Supporter (7)

صورة iegova

01-10-2019, 09:26

Connected the drive with RDY mod. But nothing has changed. The problem remained. Maybe it's something else. What other options are there?

بواسطة iegova

Supporter (7)

صورة iegova

01-10-2019, 09:28

Maybe you need a keyboard? Does anyone have the diagram of the keyboard ribbon cable?

بواسطة jltursan

Prophet (2582)

صورة jltursan

01-10-2019, 19:12

It can be. Maybe someone with a FS-A1 can check if it boots with no keyboard...
Does the drive shows signs of life?, or is silent and no leds lightning?

And last but not least, do you know the PCB status?, is it in working order or is unknown?

بواسطة Tabajara-Labs

Expert (95)

صورة Tabajara-Labs

01-10-2019, 20:05

Boot without floppy: Yes, but it takes a minute or two
Boot without keyboard: no problem, keyboard makes no difference.

بواسطة iegova

Supporter (7)

صورة iegova

02-10-2019, 06:19

PSB status unknown

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Supporter (7)

صورة iegova

04-10-2019, 22:07

I made a simple DIY cartridge. games work. But the menu never loads. What's wrong?

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Master (254)

صورة msxtrd

04-10-2019, 22:20

What menu?

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