calimero wrote:I start with making database where we could type serial numbers (and additional) data about our Atari computers.
Please take a look at: http://milan.kovac.cc/atari/chipmunk/
!!! and please note that there is no functionality so do NOT bother to type data !!!
I will add tomorrow PHP code for database but before I do that, I want to consult with you: should I add some more fields or this is enough?
EmpireAndrew wrote:Given the last section of digits is separated out, I'm wondering if the sequential serial number includes the version prefix, for example, could there be an NTSC, PALA, PALB, PERTEL serial number 500?
If so we'd need to add the highest serial number of each type together.
calimero wrote:You find all these things? Among Atari HQ files?
mikro wrote:calimero wrote:You find all these things? Among Atari HQ files?
Yes. The files are not well sorted so you can find Falcon stuff among Jaguar and ST and so on... Too bad it's just a random dump, so many things are missing but still valuable, I've been able to construct the whole Falcon PCB revision history from that.
calimero wrote:Y434021000001 (USA)
these are motherboard (PCB) serial numbers or serial numbers on external case.
Can you explain why Falcon serial number on exterior case and serial number of motherboard are always different?
Y4 - factory code
36 - 1993 year, 6 month (June)
than 5th digit suppose to be "2" as control code but other are possible: 0 - pilot production, 1 - not used, 3 - rework for fcc! In reallife 5th digit is always "0"
6 digits should be Version (NTSC, PAL I, PAL II and Peritel (what Peritel anyway...?)) but in reallife is always "2"
Ektus wrote:One of my Falcons has CA401332003REVD/C, serial Y43602006999 on the mainboard. Bought 1994 (maybe 1993?) in Germany, German keyboard.
mikro wrote:I'd love to know whether there were any Atari (!) Falcons in revision later than D/C. From what I've seen I think there weren't. C-Lab later produced Ks but it seems that Atari never really got past D/C.
joska wrote:One of my Falcons has motherboard revision CA401332-003-REV-J. Produced in July 93 according to the serial number.
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