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Forum: MarketPlace 26 January 2021, 14:24
Replies: 4
Views: 1,318
Posted By Jeff_Birt
Hello everyone, We have received the first...

Hello everyone,

We have received the first production samples of the new DB23 hoods. The matte black color looks great and the hood fits nicely on the new connectors as well. Not being a fan on...
Forum: MarketPlace 16 January 2021, 14:01
Replies: 2
Views: 891
Posted By Jeff_Birt
Hello all, we still have these spiffy new DB23F...

Hello all, we still have these spiffy new DB23F connectors available and new matching hoods will soon be available as well.
Forum: MarketPlace 01 January 2021, 14:45
Replies: 4
Views: 1,318
Posted By Jeff_Birt
A quick update on the DB23 hood project. The...

A quick update on the DB23 hood project. The tooling is being manufactured now and we expect samples the first part of February. Here is a quick screen shot of the 3D model of hood and connector. Of...
Forum: MarketPlace 01 January 2021, 14:19
Replies: 2
Views: 891
Posted By Jeff_Birt
Still available.

Still available.
Forum: MarketPlace 18 December 2020, 14:44
Replies: 4
Views: 1,318
Posted By Jeff_Birt
Oops, we did it again…New DB23 connector hoods preorder open

Thanks to the wonderful Amiga community we were able to successfully reproduce the Amiga DB23F connector and bring it back to the market. Supplies of new Amiga DB23F video connectors are now winging...
Forum: MarketPlace 10 December 2020, 16:03
Replies: 2
Views: 891
Posted By Jeff_Birt
NEW Amiga DB23F Video connectors, Newly manufactured

NEW, Top quality, gold plated contacts.

When the Amiga computer was produced the engineers decided to use a unique D-Sub connector variation with only 23 pins for the video cables. This made sense...
Forum: MarketPlace 10 December 2020, 14:27
Replies: 24
Views: 3,979
Posted By Jeff_Birt
EDIT December 10, 2020: The connectors have...

EDIT December 10, 2020: The connectors have arrived so the preorder period is over so I am closing this thread. They will go on general sale soon and I will start a new thread for that. Thanks to...
Forum: MarketPlace 08 December 2020, 22:27
Replies: 24
Views: 3,979
Posted By Jeff_Birt
It has been months of work and many ups and downs...

It has been months of work and many ups and downs but the moment has finally arrived. The first production batch of the new Amiga DB23F video connectors has arrived! Opening up the boxes of newly...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 November 2020, 21:54
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By Jeff_Birt
Incase this is a duplicate replay - sorry it...

Incase this is a duplicate replay - sorry it vanished the first time after submitting.

Let us know how your A3000 comes out. I hope the information in teh video is helpful
Forum: Amiga scene 29 November 2020, 15:20
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By Jeff_Birt
Acid Test!! Chemicals for cleaning up after leaking alkaline batteries.

Many Amiga owners are way to familiar with battery blight. I hope this video is helpful in cleaning up the mess.

In this video we play amateur chemist and take a look at how to clean up PCBs that...
Forum: MarketPlace 29 November 2020, 15:15
Replies: 24
Views: 3,979
Posted By Jeff_Birt
Update 11/28/2020 -- Breaking news! We are...

Update 11/28/2020 -- Breaking news!

We are very pleased to announce that we are expecting the first production run of the NEW Amiga DB23F connectors to arrive in North America mid-December of...
Forum: MarketPlace 04 November 2020, 16:35
Replies: 24
Views: 3,979
Posted By Jeff_Birt
That is an original one made by Commodore. We may...

That is an original one made by Commodore. We may reproduce it without the logo of course.
Forum: MarketPlace 04 November 2020, 15:55
Replies: 24
Views: 3,979
Posted By Jeff_Birt
Behold the beauty of the first NEW DB23F Amiga...

Behold the beauty of the first NEW DB23F Amiga video connectors manufactured in decades! We will be testing these over the next few weeks before greenlighting full production. There is still time to...
Forum: MarketPlace 07 October 2020, 22:06
Replies: 24
Views: 3,979
Posted By Jeff_Birt
That is next on our list. Because of the high...

That is next on our list. Because of the high cost of tooling we needed to take things one step at a time.
Forum: MarketPlace 07 October 2020, 15:38
Replies: 24
Views: 3,979
Posted By Jeff_Birt
Just got a sexy 3D model from the manufacturer...

Just got a sexy 3D model from the manufacturer last evening and had to share pictures with everyone. Just think in a few short weeks we will have the first NEW DB23F connectors manufactured in the...
Forum: MarketPlace 19 September 2020, 14:51
Replies: 24
Views: 3,979
Posted By Jeff_Birt
Amiga DB23F update - Francis had the great idea...

Amiga DB23F update - Francis had the great idea to add a 'goalmometer' to the pre-order website & a bonus goal. If we get to $8,000 in pre-sales everyone will get 10% more connectors for free with...
Forum: MarketPlace 15 September 2020, 17:01
Replies: 24
Views: 3,979
Posted By Jeff_Birt
Hello everyone. Francis and I wanted to give you...

Hello everyone. Francis and I wanted to give you an update on the DB23F connectors. First, please note that in the previous update on 8/31/2020 I errantly said we would have samples mid-September, of...
Forum: MarketPlace 31 August 2020, 17:03
Replies: 24
Views: 3,979
Posted By Jeff_Birt
Hello everyone. Francis and I wanted to give you...

Hello everyone. Francis and I wanted to give you an update on the DB23F connectors. We were dealt another setback, but we are persistent, and we are determined to get this accomplished. We ran into...
Forum: MarketPlace 13 August 2020, 18:19
Replies: 0
Views: 332
Posted By Jeff_Birt
Wanted: A1000 F7 key cap and switch

I recently picked up an A100 which is in good shape except for a missing F7 key cap and the corresponding switch is also broken.

I am in the USA.
Forum: Amiga scene 05 August 2020, 00:59
Replies: 1
Views: 385
Posted By Jeff_Birt
Resistance is futile - Rejuvenating vintage computer keyboard key contacts

In this video we take a look at a method to rejuvenate the keyboard key contacts on vintage computer keyboards that don’t work anymore due to having too high of a resistance.

This quest started...
Forum: MarketPlace 01 August 2020, 15:12
Replies: 24
Views: 3,979
Posted By Jeff_Birt
A few of the parts of the connector are the same...

A few of the parts of the connector are the same with the straight solder cup version and right angle PCB mount. It would still require some new tooling though which is very expensive. It does not...
Forum: MarketPlace 01 August 2020, 15:09
Replies: 24
Views: 3,979
Posted By Jeff_Birt
Well, I won't get into the details but suffice it...

Well, I won't get into the details but suffice it to say out of all the people and companies we talked to there was only this one bad apple. While Francis and I did not know at first that we were...
Forum: MarketPlace 30 July 2020, 16:16
Replies: 24
Views: 3,979
Posted By Jeff_Birt
The excitement of Amiga fans seems to have...

The excitement of Amiga fans seems to have overloaded Francis' website. The problem is being sorted out now.

EDIT: It is now back up...
Forum: MarketPlace 30 July 2020, 14:09
Replies: 24
Views: 3,979
Posted By Jeff_Birt
Sort of, you will have to enlarge the holes as...

Sort of, you will have to enlarge the holes as the center to center distance of the screws is different on the DB23. The larger hood will also not work on the A600 as the connectors are very closely...
Forum: MarketPlace 30 July 2020, 14:08
Replies: 24
Views: 3,979
Posted By Jeff_Birt
Unfortunately the tooling to make one connector...

Unfortunately the tooling to make one connector is very expensive. There are a few shared parts between some of them but each requires new tooling and there is just not enough demand to for each type...
Forum: MarketPlace 30 July 2020, 05:09
Replies: 24
Views: 3,979
Posted By Jeff_Birt
NEW Amiga DB23 Female videos connectors will soon be available!

EDIT December 10, 2020: The connectors have arrived so the preorder period is over so I am closing this thread. They will go on general sale soon and I will start a new thread for that. Thanks to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 June 2020, 00:06
Replies: 17
Views: 1,598
Posted By Jeff_Birt
Yes, it is true. I have been talking about it on...

Yes, it is true. I have been talking about it on all the forums I am a member of, Facebook, Twitter, etc.

We are reviewing samples from a few manufacturers at present and will soon have the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 May 2020, 18:09
Replies: 17
Views: 1,598
Posted By Jeff_Birt
I was quoted above from a Twitter post so I'll...

I was quoted above from a Twitter post so I'll chime in. A business partner and I have been working on this for months and have quotes from multiple sources. We were nearly derailed when a...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 April 2020, 13:39
Replies: 5
Views: 973
Posted By Jeff_Birt
This video is the second in series on...

This video is the second in series on troubleshooting vintage computers. In this episode we take a look at diagnostic ROMs, cartridges and programs. We investigate how beneficial they are and also...
Forum: MarketPlace 27 March 2020, 16:53
Replies: 2
Views: 654
Posted By Jeff_Birt
NOTE: NOTE: Hi. I wanted to let you know...

NOTE:
NOTE:
Hi. I wanted to let you know about a fitment issue I found last evening, 3/26/20, with some floppy drives. The 'wings' I added to make gluing in the rear clips easier stick out too...
Forum: MarketPlace 18 March 2020, 13:19
Replies: 2
Views: 654
Posted By Jeff_Birt
Amiga 600 Case Saver Kits

After coming out with the Case Saver kits for the C64 bread bin and 64C we started getting requests for a similar kit for the Amiga 600. The A600 uses similar 'hooks' as the VIC20 and early C64...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 March 2020, 13:41
Replies: 5
Views: 973
Posted By Jeff_Birt
Yeah, capacitor replacement has become a fad. I...

Yeah, capacitor replacement has become a fad. I hope to cover some of that :)

The method of replacement is sometimes down to individual preference and equipment on hand but at all costs avoid the...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 March 2020, 20:16
Replies: 5
Views: 973
Posted By Jeff_Birt
Thanks, all feedback welcome.

Thanks, all feedback welcome.
Forum: Amiga scene 09 March 2020, 13:11
Replies: 5
Views: 973
Posted By Jeff_Birt
New video series on troubleshooting vintage computers

This video kicks off a series on troubleshooting vintage computers. In this first episode we start with an evaluation of the system, checking the basic subsystems needed to make a computer work and...
Forum: Coders. System 05 September 2019, 14:24
Replies: 11
Views: 2,802
Posted By Jeff_Birt
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Coders. System 05 September 2019, 14:22
Replies: 11
Views: 2,802
Posted By Jeff_Birt
Thanks, I had not heard of that one before either...

Thanks, I had not heard of that one before either and was able to find a PDF of it.
Forum: Coders. System 05 September 2019, 03:32
Replies: 11
Views: 2,802
Posted By Jeff_Birt
Thanks, I had not come across "Amiga printers...

Thanks, I had not come across "Amiga printers Inside & Out" yet. I did find mention of "Mastering Amiga Printers" but could not find a PDF or hardcopy anywhere. I did see one listing from last year...
Forum: Coders. System 04 September 2019, 21:10
Replies: 11
Views: 2,802
Posted By Jeff_Birt
Thanks but I'm asking about Amiga specific driver...

Thanks but I'm asking about Amiga specific driver implementation not application usage of a driver for printing.
Forum: Coders. System 04 September 2019, 18:18
Replies: 11
Views: 2,802
Posted By Jeff_Birt
How were Amiga Printer drivers written?

I'm curious how Amiga printer drivers were written. Specifically for parallel printers that use something similar to an Epson command set.

For example I recently acquired a Panasonic KXP2124 with...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 August 2019, 02:07
Replies: 0
Views: 474
Posted By Jeff_Birt
PC to Amiga with Gotek/Flash Floppy & Amiga Explorer, Citizen OSDC-29C Floppy refurb

PC to Amiga with Gotek / Flash Floppy & Amiga Explorer, BONUS Citizen OSDC-29C Floppy drive refurb

In this video, we take a look at using the Gotek with FlashFloppy firmware as an external drive...
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