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Hello from Ireland. I got a box with Apple II cards and for few i was unable to find any information so i decide to ask the comunity for help. Thanks

 

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Photo 1: U Microcomputers

Photo 1: U Microcomputers digitial I/O / Timer card. IIRC it is 12-bit.

 

Photo 2: Intelligent Research 16K RAM card. It adds +16K to the Apple ][, [+, ITT2020, and similar. If you have a 48K system, it will give you a sum of 64K. The 16-pin DIP ribbon connects to the white socket amongst the Apple ][ RAM chips (the rest are black), and you use it in Slot 0. 

 

Photo 3: Integrex Parallel Interace. That EPROM is probably bad now, as its window is exposed and has been soaking up UV. 

 

Photo 4: I can't tell what you are holding. Please photograph it at more angles.

 

Photo 5: 6520-based IEEE MICA (Measurement, Instrumentation, Control and Analysis) card.

 

All of these were designed for the original Apple ][, the Europlus, and the ITT 2020. 

 

What is that experiment board under the MICA card?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Hi, thanks for quick answer.

Photo 1. Do you have more information about ? User manual, software or enithing else?Thanks

Photo 2. I agree with you is an RAM card for Apple ][ or ][+ but what i can't understand why they wrote on it 64k RAM

and why use MM3764-15 DRAM memory (64kx1bit with page mode)?? I do have memory card for my Apple ][ Euro plus but it's made with 4116 (16kx1 bit DRAM).Thanks Photo 3. Yes, i know... may be, was in the box and i don't think see to much UV. How can i test if work or not ? Thanks

Photo 4. I will add another picture for the card i hold (photo 4)  but isn't much to see because is encapsulated.

Photo 5. Do you have more information ? How to use , test etc. ?Software or enything else.Thanks

The board under Mica are Mica Module MIC 952 i add more picture.

 

 

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Photo 2: You can use these

Photo 2: You can use these DRAMs as a replacement for 4116. But you probably will find a soft switch to switch four banks of the 16k Language card as the Saturn boards do.

Photo 3: You can look at the code of the firmware when this board is installed in any slot. When you recognize valid 6502 code disassembled by the monitor (CALL -151 :-) ) the EPROM seems to be ok. But please copy this firmware to your hard disk and probably to the Apple II Documentation Project. I think that it is importan to save this kind of software because many hardware is useless without their special firmware.

 

 

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Photo 2. I know i can change the memory IC with 4116 but original on the card was msm3764 and also mach the name 64k RAM but i'm still lost , i don't know how can i use it. Thanks

Photo 3. What about to try to read the EProm with my Genius G540?Thanks

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DanielIRL wrote:Photo 2. I
DanielIRL wrote:

Photo 2. I know i can change the memory IC with 4116 but original on the card was msm3764 and also mach the name 64k RAM but i'm still lost , i don't know how can i use it. Thanks

Photo 3. What about to try to read the EProm with my Genius G540?Thanks

 

My general suspicion is that all of these products were, together, used to develop some sort of robotics or with some CAD utilities. That sealed slot card is most likely an encryption DRM device, and the MICA board was possibly iused in conjection with software that it unlocked.  The 6520 

 

It's all certainly obscure. Do you have any kind of pedigree on this material? Perhaps a lead on the prior owner, that you could chase to inquire about it?

 

The timer i/o board, plus MICA, plus some sealed card scream 'very costly and custom software', that you are missing, and unlikely to obtain unless you can find the prior ower and learn more about how he used it all. 

 

The best thing that I can come up with on that black card, is that it  is a 'Dongle-card for the Graphix Design Station Tablet':

https://finapple.hho.fi/finapple/index.php/2018/11/18/apple-e-65c02-international-ntsc/

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Hi, thanks to looking at my cards and nope i allready ask the saller but he find in his father house and he didn't know anything at all. I still hope someone in this comunity hapend to have something similar and may be documentation. Regards

 

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DanielIRL wrote:Hi, thanks to
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Hi, thanks to looking at my cards and nope i allready ask the saller but he find in his father house and he didn't know anything at all. I still hope someone in this comunity hapend to have something similar and may be documentation. Regards

 

Either this is the same black monolith card that has been circulating since 1996, or there were a handful of them made for the PAL market. That URL above is the closest that I have found to any sort of product identity. All prior attempts to probe that card have proved of little worth.

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I find today another one i got from the same saler two years ago, i don't know if it's any related to the card
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That is probably for the

That is probably for the other end of the general I/O card (photo 1). I particularly like that, btw. Very nice piece of homemade kit. 

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