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"You don't need a high-end computer for this. Get a used computer from a school or some organization just to run and store your Phoenix stuff.


I have an ANCIENT Gateway 120 MHz. Pentium 1(!)/DesktopModules/NTForums/themes/mls/emoticons/doze.gif laptop running Windows 95/DesktopModules/NTForums/themes/mls/emoticons/sick.gif that at least had a LAN card in it (the CD drive had died /DesktopModules/NTForums/themes/mls/emoticons/cry.gif in it). Since I had already purchased the Phoenix programmer for use with my desktop PC's, I had the serial programming cable on hand, & Phoenix now has the software available as a download from their website.:cool:  I downloaded it with the old Gateway's LAN card temporarily hooked to my cable modem's router, as a "work-around" to the dead CD drive.  Although the CD drive is "croaked"/DesktopModules/NTForums/themes/mls/emoticons/crazy.gif, the Gateway has 2 healthy battery packs!/DesktopModules/NTForums/themes/mls/emoticons/wow.gif


It now has a "second life"/DesktopModules/NTForums/themes/mls/emoticons/w00t.gif as a dedicated sound-system programming PC (for BOTH my Phoenix 2K2 & P5 boards), enabling me to make programming changes OUTSIDE on the garden railroad!/DesktopModules/NTForums/themes/mls/emoticons/tongue2.gif


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