• 8870 LFI List

    Everything in a Nixdorf machine has an LFI plate stamped or stuck on it; basically a unique part number. This list will give the main LFI numbers for 8870/Quattro machines. 1528-01 DAP4 VDU CPU Processor 16K RAM 1528-03 DAP4 VDU CPU Processor 32K RAM 1528-05 DAP4 VDU CPU Processor 64K RAM (no old EPROM support) […]

  • AY-3-1015 Datasheet

    The AY-3-1015 is a Universal Asynchronous Receiver/Transceiver IC (UART) and controls the data communication between the ALME channel and the connected device. 1882-00 and 1882-01 ALME

  • MC14411 Datasheet

    The MC14411 is a bit rate generator IC and is used as the master clock rate generator within the 1882-00 and 1882-01 ALME

  • 2114 Datasheet

    The 2114 SRAM (Static Random Access Memory) chip is a 1024 word x 4 bit memory. Four of these memories are found inside the DAP4 CPU boards (1528-xx) configured as 2Kb x 8 bits and used for the video display buffer. SRAM is useful as it doesn’t require a constant refresh signal from the CPU, […]

  • When the Logfile is full

    At some point the system logbook or logfile is going to fill up and need to be printed. Some operating system version offer a reset logfile program, usually available on the Manager or System selectors, but it’s not available on all operating system versions, and unless you are running your system in a live environment, […]

  • Clear message 155 – System Recovery Is Necessary

    There are two types of applications, those that can fail with no real adverse affects, and those that can’t. If you are printing out a simple report odds are that as long as it doesn’t update anything if it fails, you can just fix the problem and run the print again. However, if you are […]