MAC INKER MAC INKER", Automatic Ribbon Re-inker. Re-ink any fabric caitridge or spool for less than 5 cents. Over 70,000 in the field and we support
ALL printers. Universal
wire guide in the print head. There are two easy ways to address
Commodore Clinic dealer is that he's likely to c:itch prob
lems that may have developed during
shipping or that weren't caught in the
factory. Although this added testing costs
the dealer and you extra, I highly rec
Universal Spool MAC INKER
chances of receiving a reliable system.
We have cartridges
re-inkable in 10 colors. Ask for your printer type or for complete listing.
Bottle ink $3.00/each.
shipping S3 oo.
ommend it, because it improves your Even when I buy from a discount
store, I always scl up the hardware and test it before taking it home. As far as I know, chain stores re
ceive computers that are as well tested PROTEUS", the 'Siamese' Buffer. It is a Data Switch with buffer on both ports. Switch manually or via software. Saves time, space and money. Or ask about our MAC MASTER line of Universal Buffers and Printer Controllers (serial or parallel
up to 1 MEG). PROTEUS 64 K-199.00 256 K-299.00 Shipping $4.00 Of course we have Data Switches,
as those sent to independent dealers. Commodore is well aware that the
chain stores are among its most im portant outlets, and several of them have refund policies that would cost
Q: Are the 1525, 1526, MPS-801 and MPS-803 all different printers or just two printers with different names?
head and cleaning it from the inside. This is usually effective, but he careful that you don't lose any of the dozens of tiny parts.
Q; What would make a 15-i 1 loch up and
produce a File Not Found error that can't be corrected by shutting dawn the system? Gene Bricker
Santa Fe, TX
A: Most likely, your 1541 is losing track of where its drive head is, which is something it does only by brute force—banging the head up to 40
limes against the track 1 stop. This is
possibly a side effect of running copy protected programs, or programs
A: The 1525 and MPS-801 belong 10
and peripherals. Rapid turn-around on custom orders.
If you're the adventurous sort, you
can also try disassembling the print
them faulty equipment.
etc., at most competitive prices (all lines switched).
cables for all common computers
amount of WD-40 lubricant into the wire guide openings of the- print head (the part nearest the paper). If you're lucky, this will solve the problem, at least temporarily, [f that doesn't work, replace the print head.
Commodore a bundle if it shipped
serial/parallel, 2 way, 4 way, crossed
CABLES priced $10-25. We carry
the problem—one inexpensive and one costly. First, try spraying a small
that copy copy-protected programs.
one family of printers, different in
When you have this problem next
appearance and some features, but
time, try gently inserting into the
snaring the same set of commands for such things as high-resolution graph
drive the cardboard that you found in the drive when you first unpacked
ics. The 1526 and MPS-803 also are
the unit. The cardboard will often
Hayes* Compatible. 300/1200 baud,
similar in their commands and fea
push the head back into its normal
speaker, full status light display and 2 years warranty. Includes
tures, but both are quite different
position, allowing other commands
from the 1525 and MPS-801.
MERCURY MODEM. Really 100%
easiest and most reliable
1526 and MPS-803
have some excellent features, most
Commodore-compatible software is
designed for the 1525 and MPS-801. This is especially true of programs
for IBM PC or
Macintosh) S149.00 Shipping S4.00 "Hayas is a trademark of Hayes Microproducts.
MAC THE HIPPER. Out newest, original and welcome printer companion. Pulls olf paper pe I fora t ions and tears the sheets ■apart. Takes little space and will pay for itaolf almost immediately in saved time and tedium. Ask (or brochure. Introductory
Pricti $299.00. Shipping SI0.00.
Order Toil Free.
Call or write for free brochure.
In Oregon 1503-626-2291 (24 hour line} Wo are and always will be your
14250 M.W. Science Park Drive Portland. Oregon 97229 Telex '1949559 Dealer Inquirim welcoma. Clrcls 27A on Reader Service card.
that use graphics. The MPS-801 and MI'S-803 are more recent and have
replaced the 1525 and 1526 for the most part.
Q: For some lime now my C-6-t has refused to broadcast sounds that are a part of the programs I use. I took it to a computer
repair store, and the staff there said the problem was a bloum audio fuse. I'd like to install tliefuse myself but I haven't found a place that sells them. Can you help? Kevin Brown HancetnUe, AL
A: First of all, find a new service cen
Q: For some reason my MPS-802 dot ma trix printer no longer prints the top row of dots for each character. I replaced the rib bon, but tliat didn't help. Wluit's wrong,
and how can I get it repaired?
ter. There's only one fuse in the C-64, the power fuse, and it has nothing to do with audio. Had the fuse blown, your entire system would have ceased to work.
However, before yon take your 64
to someone else, check the volume
and fine-tune controls on your TV or
monitor. If all you hear is silence, try A: The problem is probably dust par ticles from the paper clogging the
a different TV or monitor with a speaker that you know is working. If
TaxTimeRelief CHIEF rMBATA April 1987ACWOlPublication 7-U70 12069