Re: Got a Lisa! Now I need to get it running.

From: NateSpin <nspinler_at_email.domain.hidden>
Date: Sun, 19 Aug 2007 12:13:10 -0700

On Aug 19, 7:18 am, Ray Arachelian <r..._at_email.domain.hidden> wrote:
> NateSpin wrote:
> > Unfortunately, the
> > floppy drive doesn't appear to be working and booting from the
> > external ends up producing a system fault. That is a bummer, since
> > until I can get the floppy working, I cannot boot the MacWorks Plus
> > Floppies.
> These can be fixed. You can find repair instructions here:
> Before you do that can you tell me what version ROMs you are using? You
> can tell when you power on the Lisa by looking at the top right corner,
> a bit of text will flash that looks like this: H/88 or H/A8. Do you
> see 88 or A8?

I see H88 when I boot.
> Also after you power off and unplug the power cord, the Lisa, reach
> under the front of the face place, and push in the two notches and lift
> up, the face plate will come off. Then look inside where the floppy
> drive is. To the left of the drive, do you see a circuit board? If so,
> your Lisa is using a Pepsi card.
There is no circuit board next to the floppy drive. Is there someplace that I could post pictures? Maybe I can setup a flicker account or something and upload some pics?

> Put the face place on, and go over to the back, next twist the two knobs
> at the top of the Lisa's case, and pull outwards, the back panel will
> come off. Look at the top left, how many chips do you see? What are
> they labled? Are there two ROMs and a 6504 or is there another chip to
> the very left? If you've got a Lisa 2/10 there should be another chip,
> which is the IWM, and you probably shouldn't have the Pepsi card.
I see 3 big chips in the upper left hand corner. Left - 8423, 344-0041-A, Apple 1983
Middle - 341-0281D, Apple 1983
Right - 8335, SY6504A
> I think your Lisa is a 2/10, so it shouldn't have the NiCad batteries,
> but just to make sure, is there a battery pack on the lower right - if
> there is see my previous post and:
There is no battery pack
> > Are both the internal and external HDs referred to as widget HDs?
> > I'll have to get back to you on 'selling' after I have had a chance to
> > really see what I have.
> The external drives are called Profiles, only the internal 10M drive is
> called a Widget.
Ok, thanks.

In addition, the board in the back is labeled "apple computer 820-4033- A" and had Lisa printed on it.

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