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by arnuphis
Sun Aug 09, 2020 6:19 pm
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Topic: Introduction
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Re: Introduction

Thanks for the help. I got the drive out. No gunk to speak of but I cleaned up everything. The main drive belt to the motor is there but its a bit "sloppy" so I ordered new belts to try. If that doesn't work then I guess its time to test voltages. One quick question. The belt for the tape ...
by arnuphis
Thu Aug 06, 2020 6:29 pm
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Topic: Introduction
Replies: 56
Views: 32846

Re: Introduction

Thanks for the kind welcome. I replaced all the caps on the PSU. Now looking at the tape drive. Rewind works but Play and FF don't. It's like something is stuck as it tries then the green read LED goes off after a couple of seconds. Took the back off and boy is that thing buried in there. Going to t...
by arnuphis
Mon Aug 03, 2020 5:35 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 56
Views: 32846

Re: Introduction

Hello! Just joined this week. Male: 1966 Born:UK Living: USA I finally got a hold of a MZ-80B and that is no mean feat here in the US. I have wanted one since I saw one in my Mother's catalogue back in 1982. So glad to finally have one. I just have the computer itself. It powered up fine and popped ...