Reading ROMs

william degnan billdegnan at
Thu Sep 3 07:41:57 CDT 2015

You may know all of this but just in case ...Assuming you have reader that
can detect ROM type and compatible with ROM you are trying to read.  May be
jumper change required?  For example my Logical Systems Shooter has a
different jumper thay must be installed for each EPROM type.

Bill Degnan
twitter: billdeg
On Sep 3, 2015 7:56 AM, "Vlad Stamate" <vlad.stamate at> wrote:

> While I was trying to read the ROM in my 9121 for Eric Smith I found
> out that my Wellon VP-280 could not do it (it could not recognize it
> and only read FF FF FF FF). I could use it however to dump the ROM of
> an IBM PS2 that I cannot boot anymore (so it is not entirely useless).
> So I am asking what you all use to dump various ROMs from vintage
> PCs/peripherals/etc? Is there a good brand out there of E(E)PROM
> programmer? Do you roll your own solution with an
> Arduino/RaspeberryPi?
> Thanks,
> Vlad.

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