Changelog

2022

28 Sep 2022

  • Madex Interposers
    • Added missing 006 jumper pic (from PDF)
    • Added 006/007 datasheets
    • Style changes
  • Other minor changes

25 Sep 2022 – 26 Sep 2022

18 Sep 2022 – 20 Sep 2022

  • Added IBM CD/DVD Media page; relocated MoST and MM files
  • Moved most remaining datasheets to the datasheets folder
  • Removed the "Unsorted Files" folder; relevant nonduplicate files relocated
  • Merged info from Ulrich Trunk's page to Cornerstone ImageAccel
  • Fixed a bunch of broken links (thx LinkChecker)
  • Removed some not so relevant and/or broken content; replaced with archive.org links
  • 8580 Planar Memory - additional info and photos of the 15F6825 card [1]
  • Other minor changes

   [1] Photos from ebay seller "elizabethole-0"

02 Sep 2022 – 15 Sep 2022

   [1] Article HTMLized by Louis Ohland, edited by Tomáš Slavotínek
   [2] Outline and parts list by Tomáš Slavotínek
   [3] Scans sourced from from VintAds

26 Aug 2022 – 31 Aug 2022

   [1] ADF files sourced from Mastodonic Personal Computers
   [2] Information from Peter H. Wendt's NG post (original source unknown)
   [3] Information sourced from the complex firmware by Tomáš Slavotínek

16 Aug 2022 – 22 Aug 2022

09 Aug 2022 – 12 Aug 2022

   [1] Article HTMLized by Louis Ohland, edited by Tomáš Slavotínek

06 Aug 2022

  • Added Acculogic SIMMply-RAM page:
    • Outline and parts list for the SIMMply-RAM/16 (incl. early version) [1]
    • Photos of the adapter and original box [2]
    • Specs and ADF links

   [1] Outline and parts list by Tomáš Slavotínek
   [2] Photos from Alexander Paterakis

31 Jul 2022 – 01 Aug 2022

25 Jul 2022

19 Jul 2022 – 21 Jul 2022

13 Jul 2022 – 15 Jul 2022

   [1] Photos from ebay seller "sam128" (edited)
   [2] Outline and parts list by Tomáš Slavotínek

08 Jul 2022 – 09 Jul 2022

   [1] Scans from David Beem; edited and OCR'd by Tomáš Slavotínek
   [2] ROM images from David Beem
   [3] Outline and parts list by Tomáš Slavotínek
   [4] Photos from ebay seller "jscavitto4uhy" (edited)

29 Jun 2022

  • WD1007V-MC1 ESDI Adapter page:
    • Added alternative adapter photos [1]
    • Updated parts list
    • Added BIOS and microcode ROM images [1]
    • Added format utility disk image and photo [1]

   [1] Photos and ROM images from David Beem. Adapter provided by Nathan Behncke.

22 Jun 2022 – 25 Jun 2022

   [1] Photos by Tatsuo "Sandy" Sunagawa (from his PS/55 pages)

15 Jun 2022 – 20 Jun 2022

   [1] Photos from David Beem
   [2] Article HTMLized by Louis Ohland, edited by Tomáš Slavotínek
   [3] Photos from Alexander Paterakis
   [4] Photos from "Mad Max"
   [5] Schematic and pinout by Tomáš Slavotínek
   [6] Outline and parts list by Tomáš Slavotínek
   [7] Photos from an unknown ebay seller

13 Jun 2022 – 14 Jun 2022

  • Iomega PC4 Host Adapters page:
    • Additional info on fixed disks and cabling
    • Additional PC4 photos [1]
  • IBM SCSI /A - added Tribble Card Test disk image [2]
  • Cumulus CuRAM page:
    • Added CuRAM-16 Plus outline & parts list [3]
    • Added CuRAM-16 Plus photos [1]
  • PS/2 Model 53 & 55 486SLC2 page:
    • Planar - additional part ID
    • Added photos of the front bezel and drive bays [1]
    • Reorganized & cleaned up
  • Tweaked a few full-length adapter outlines
  • Other minor changes

   [1] Photos from David Beem
   [2] Disk image provided by John Horvath
   [3] Outline and parts list by Tomáš Slavotínek

11 Jun 2022

  • Iomega PC4 Host Adapters page [1]:
    • New PC4B/50 outline [2], parts list corrections
    • Added PC4B/50 photos [3][4]
    • Added PC4B/50 ROM ver. 6.21 [3]
    • Added PC4 outline, parts list [5], and photos [4]
    • Added ADF sections for PC4B/50 and /HD
    • Added Iomega drivers & software
    • Added NCR 86C01 snippets [6]
    • Added Iomega cable pinouts
    • Reorganized and cleaned up
  • Japanese SCSI/A page:
    • Tweaked 2/3 Length SCSI outlines
    • All part lists - corrections and additional info
    • Consistency improvements
  • PS/55 Model 5530 page:
    • Added 5530-S planar outline, parts list (WIP) [5], and photos [7]
    • Added 5530-S riser & HD interposer outline [5] and photos [7]
  • PS/55 Files - minor tweaks
  • Other minor changes

   [1] Compiled by Louis Ohland and Tomáš Slavotínek
   [2] Outline by Louis Ohland
   [3] Photos and ROM dump from Alex Perez
   [4] Photos from ebay seller "ctesales" (edited)
   [5] Outline and parts list by Tomáš Slavotínek
   [6] Info submitted by Michal Necasek
   [7] Photos from Graeme Roberts

04 Jun 2022 – 05 Jun 2022

   [1] Photos from Alexander Paterakis
   [2] Outline and parts list by Tomáš Slavotínek
   [3] Photos and disk images from Graeme Roberts
   [4] Content by Louis Ohland, edited by Tomáš Slavotínek
   [5] Document scanned and compiled by Joe Bossalini

27 May 2022

   [1] Photos from David Beem
   [2] Article HTMLized by Louis Ohland, edited by Tomáš Slavotínek

21 May 2022 – 23 May 2022

   [1] Photo from ebay seller "premiumplc" (edited)
   [2] ROM dumps from Alex Perez

18 May 2022 – 19 May 2022

15 May 2022

  • Disk Collection page:
    • Added 8556/57 refdisk v1.23 [1]
    • Added M57 Ultimedia refdisk v1.23 [1]
  • 8556 / 8557 Planar page:
    • Added links to the newly added images (see above) [1]
    • Added 8556 M57 Ultimedia announcement letter
  • 8550 HDD Adapters - added alternative photos [2]
  • Other minor changes

   [1] Disks from John Horvath; imaged by David Beem
   [2] Photos from David Beem

09 May 2022 – 13 May 2022

06 May 2022 – 07 May 2022

   [1] Images created by Tomáš Slavotínek
   [2] Photos and disk images from David Beem
   [3] Outline and parts list by Tomáš Slavotínek
   [4] Articles HTMLized by Louis Ohland, edited by Tomáš Slavotínek
   [5] Photos and ROM dump by Ando Lilleleht

31 Mar 2022 – 01 Apr 2022

   [1] Photo from ebay seller "sold-sold-sold!"
   [2] ROM dumps from David Beem

19 Mar 2022

   [1] Photos from Christian Forstreuter

11 Mar 2022 – 13 Mar 2022

08 Mar 2022 – 09 Mar 2022

   [1] Outlines and parts list by Tomáš Slavotínek
   [2] Photo from Chris Satterfield (edited)

05 Mar 2022 – 07 Mar 2022

   [1] Outlines and parts list by Tomáš Slavotínek
   [2] Photos and ROM dumps from David Beem
   [3] Photo from ebay seller artsstrade (edited)

01 Mar 2022 – 02 Mar 2022

   [1] Scan by David Beem, processed & OCR'd by Tomáš Slavotínek
   [2] Scan and disk image by Paul Bruner

24 Feb 2022 – 28 Feb 2022

   [1] Article HTMLized by Louis Ohland, edited by Tomáš Slavotínek
   [2] Scan by VWestlife
   [3] Photos by Hugh Fisher

23 Feb 2022

  • 5140 - PC Convertible - added DIY battery pack link (thx Louis & David)
  • 8525 Planar
    • Reworked T2 planar outline, additional parts ID [8]
    • Added T1 and Japanese planar outline [8]
    • Added riser outline
    • Added P/Ns, etc.
    • Added Collegiate & Collegiate Kit announcement letter
    • Moved announcement letters that didn't belong here
  • 8525-286 Planar
    • Added planar photo [11]
    • Reworked planar outline, additional parts ID [8]
    • Added headphone board photos [2]
    • Added announcement letter from the 25 8086 page
  • 8525 SX Planar
    • Reorganized the page
    • Reworked "L" planar outline, additional parts ID [8]
    • Added "K" planar outline [8]
    • Added note about unpopulated memory positions
    • Added P/Ns, etc.
    • Added announcement letters from the 25 8086 page
  • 8530 Planar
    • Added planar outlines and parts list [8]
    • Added riser outline
    • Added announcement letter (thx Louis)
    • Added P/Ns etc.
    • Added "production tales"
  • 8550 Planar - additional photos [1]
  • 8560 Planar - added photos [1]
  • 8570 Type 1 Planar
    • Added photos [1]
    • Added info about 20 MHz variant
  • 8580 Type 3 Planar
    • Additional photos [1]
    • Additional P/Ns
  • 2S2P Planar - added planar photos [1]
  • 1S1P Planar
    • Added P/Ns, etc.
    • Minor outline and parts list update
  • Type 1 Complex - reworked ROM info, other tweaks
  • Type 4 Complex - minor changes, removed some obsolete info
  • Type 4 "P" & "Q" Complex
    • Additional photos [1]
    • Additional P/Ns
    • Added "RE1" speculation
  • 8550 HDD Adapters
    • Reorganized the page
    • Additional photos [1][2][3]
    • Reworked existing outlines [8]
    • Added outline for 6127873B [8]
  • MFM & ESDI Adapters
    • Added photo of 72X8540 [9]
    • Additional 72X8588 photos [1]
    • Minor tweaks
  • Adaptec AHA-1640 - added photos [1] and FCC ID
  • IBM Memory Expansion - added 90X8799 photos [1]
  • IBM SCSI/A - added photos [1], FCC ID, minor tweaks
  • MCGA - added tw11tube's post (thx Louis)
  • Added 8525 Common Devices page containing:
    • Headphone connector info (thx Louis)
    • Bolt down feature (thx Louis)
    • Type/model info from William (pages merged)
  • Added IBM 7496 Executive Workstation WIP page containing:
    • General info
    • Guide to Operations scan [4]
    • YouTube video links
    • Unit photos [5]
    • Monitor info and photos [12]
  • Added IBM 7690 Clinical Workstation page containing:
    • General info
    • Boot and diag. disk images [6]
    • Guide to Operations and Technical Reference scans [6]
    • Unit photos [7]
  • Added DayStar LocalTalk LT200 page containing:
    • Outline and parts list (incomplete) [8]
    • Adapter photo [10]
    • Installation Manual [10]
  • System ROM Images
    • Corrected Model 25/30 ROM sizes/types (thx David)
    • Other minor fixes
  • PS/2 Documentation (PDF)
  • Wizard Attached Processor
    • Added comments from Bart van Leeuwen
    • Added marketing video (thx Louis)
  • Other minor changes

   [1] Photos from Christian Forstreuter
   [2] Photos from ebay seller "ctsales"
   [3] Photos from ebay seller "elizabethole-0"
   [4] Scan by David Jett
   [5] Photos by Hugh Fisher
   [6] Disk images and scans from Santo Nucifora @ VintageComputer.ca
   [7] Photos by Santo Nucifora
   [8] Outlines and parts lists by Tomáš Slavotínek
   [9] Photo from Servers4Less (edited)
   [10] Photo and scan by Alexandros Paterakis
   [11] Photo from an unknown ebay seller
   [12] Photos from David Beem

11 Feb 2022 – 13 Feb 2022

   [1] Article HTMLized by Louis Ohland, edited by Tomáš Slavotínek.

07 Feb 2022 – 09 Feb 2022

  • Added MCGA page containing:
    • General information incl. block diagram and comp. list
    • Register map information
    • A method/utility to disable the subsystem
    • Die shot of the 72X8300 GA [1]
    • Epson Equity 1e info and photo [2]
    • Other material and links
  • Magazine Articles - added BYTE Oct, 1987 articles (thx Louis)
  • Other minor changes

   [1] Photo by John McMaster
   [2] Photo by Ancient Electronics

01 Feb 2022 – 04 Feb 2022

  • ATI 8514 Ultra page
    • Merged in changes from Louis
    • Added adapter outline and parts list [1][2]
    • Added adapter photos [3][4]
    • Added datasheets
    • Cleaned up and restructured
  • Type 1 complex cache detection notes, other minor tweaks
  • Image Adapter/A added notes about POS ID on multi-card adapters (from T1 page)
  • 8580 Planar Memory
    • 2 MB 15F6824 card - additional photo [5]
    • 2 MB 90X9019/90X9019 card - parts ID, outline fix, additional photo [6][9]
    • 2 MB 92F0662 card - additional photo [7]
    • Added 2 MB 15F6825 card [7]
    • Additional P/Ns and other minor tweaks
  • 386 Memory Expansion Adapter - new daughter card outline + photo [8]
  • Other minor changes

   [1] Parts ID and other info by Louis Ohland
   [2] Outline and additional parts ID by Tomáš Slavotínek
   [3] Photos by Alexandros Paterakis
   [4] Photos from VGA Legacy MKIII
   [5] Photo from ebay seller "nyce-distribution"
   [6] Photo from ebay seller "browntree72fe" (edited)
   [7] Photos from Amazon (edited)
   [8] Photo from an unknown ebay seller - archived by Google (edited)
   [9] Photo from Recycled Goods (edited)

30 Jan 2022

  • Patents - added a few more patents (thx Louis)

26 Jan 2022 – 28 Jan 2022

   [1] Pages created by Louis Ohland, edited by Tomáš Slavotínek
   [2] Outline and additional parts ID by Tomáš Slavotínek
   [3] Photos and scans by David Beem
   [4] Photos by AZ-COM

22 Jan 2022 – 23 Jan 2022

18 Jan 2022 – 20 Jan 2022

13 Jan 2022 – 17 Jan 2022

   [1] Photos and ROM images by David Beem
   [2] Outlines and parts ID by Tomáš Slavotínek

10 Jan 2022 – 11 Jan 2022

  • Bull Micral 500 - added specs and system unit photos [1], other minor tweaks
  • History of the MAD Edition - added screenshots, minor edits
  • Added navigation metadata to all "About" pages
  • Other minor changes

   [1] Photos from Stefan Lemanski

07 Jan 2022 – 08 Jan 2022

   [1] Photos and ROM dumps by Stefan Lemanski
   [2] Outlines and parts lists by Tomáš Slavotínek
   [3] Photos from bschepan.narod.ru

03 Jan 2022

01 Jan 2022

   [1] Original pages from ThinkPad picture book (Japanese)
   [2] Scans from ThinkPad Love - Catalog Warehouse (Japanese)
   [3] Outlines and parts lists by Tomáš Slavotínek
   [4] ROM dumps by David Beem
   [5] Photos from Amazon (edited)
   [6] Photos by Tomáš Slavotínek
   [7] Photos by Christian Holzapfel

2021

Archived 2021 changelog HERE.

2020

Archived 2020 changelog HERE.

2016 – 2019

Archived 2016 – 2019 changelog HERE.

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Louis Ohland, Peter Wendt, David Beem, William Walsh, Tatsuo Sunagawa, Jim Shorney, Tim Clarke, Kevin Bowling, Tomáš Slavotínek, and many others.

Ardent Tool of Capitalism - MAD Edition! is maintained by Tomáš Slavotínek.
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