Altos ACS 8000-15A

Josh Dersch derschjo at
Mon Jun 15 16:01:06 CDT 2015

On Mon, Jun 15, 2015 at 1:52 PM, Chris Osborn <fozztexx at> wrote:

> Found a single 2716 EPROM on the Altos and pulled it out and read it in
> with my MiniPro TL866CS and it comes back as entirely 00. Since that seemed
> pretty odd I grabbed another 2716 out of an old Nintendo board and it reads
> fine, so I'm pretty sure the TL866CS can read 2716.
> I have a feeling the Altos isn't going to work without proper data on the
> EPROM. :-) I guest the first challenge is getting a copy of what the ROM is
> supposed to contain, and the second will be burning it. Anyone happen to
> have an image of the ROM for an Altos 8500 board?

I have an ACS 8000-10 at home (which I believe is the same machine with a
smaller hard drive), let me see if I can read the EPROM out of it tonight...

- Josh

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