In this video we will check out the new TIPI/32k board that easily installs into the TI-99/4A Speech Synthesizer housing. This cool device brings 3 emulated drives, 32k RAM expansion, Internet access and much more to your nearly 40 year old TI Home Computer!
Where to find a TIPI/32k: https://www.arcadeshopper.com
J-Data’s Wiki (TIPI/32k information and guides): https://github.com/jgparker/tipi/wiki
Jedimatt42 Website (TIPI Software Download and guides) :
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Remember: Shutdown the Pi within “CALL TIPI” before powering off your TI-99/4A to prevent corruption of your microSD card.
Suggested Items, if needed
Combo 32k/TIPI pcb (Arcadeshopper)
*NOTE*: If the above link doesn’t work, just visit https://www.arcadeshopper.com , then select TI-99/4A (left side bar), Hardware and you should find the TIPI/32k there.
L Adapter (90 degree angle) for attaching a wireless Mouse (shown in the video) :
USB 2.0 Micro USB Male to USB Female OTG Cable (2 Pack – shown in the video):
Samsung 32GB microSD Card
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Samsung EVO Select 64GB microSDXC (larger than necessary, used in this video):
Raspberry Pi Zero W (Wireless) – you solder the connectors:
Soldering Station (Exact one I used is not available):
Solder Wire with Flux Rosin Core Tin Lead:
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