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Forum: support.Hardware 24 January 2020, 23:50
Replies: 13
Views: 398
Posted By aeberbach
This is what I use, and I found once you can use...

This is what I use, and I found once you can use 40-pin connectors with separate power life gets much easier. 44-pin dual IDE cables can be a little rare.
Forum: support.Hardware 24 January 2020, 11:52
Replies: 13
Views: 398
Posted By aeberbach
Buy the long one, then move the connector once...

Buy the long one, then move the connector once you see the exact position of the CF adapters in relation to the main board connector. It is not supposed to be removable and then reapplied but can be...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 January 2020, 11:48
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By aeberbach
No big deal, cosmetic only. Do give them a clean...

No big deal, cosmetic only. Do give them a clean with alcohol though, rosin-core solder will leave a sticky rosin residue sometimes. Even if it wasn’t rosin-core solder the braid is sometimes...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 January 2020, 04:49
Replies: 0
Views: 105
Posted By aeberbach
Microbotics M1230XA (A1200 68030) weirdness

(Amiga 1200 rev 1D4, Workbench 3.1.4)

I hope someone knows a little about this card and can help diagnose the weird behaviour. It looks to be in mint condition, it has all new electrolytic...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 January 2020, 10:41
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By aeberbach
How sure are you about your PSU? They also need...

How sure are you about your PSU? They also need to be recapped.
Forum: project.Killergorilla's WHD packs 09 January 2020, 09:50
Replies: 7
Views: 6,256
Posted By aeberbach
Hey Magix, I wanted to get in touch but your PMs...

Hey Magix, I wanted to get in touch but your PMs are full - can you clear some or PM me an email maybe?
Forum: support.Hardware 08 January 2020, 02:02
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By aeberbach
You might not be able to do anything about the...

You might not be able to do anything about the physical fit of the keyboard but can you use some Kapton tape for insulation? It is the transparent orange stuff you sometimes find inside electronics....
Forum: support.Hardware 06 January 2020, 01:21
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By aeberbach
Need to know international A600/1200 keyboard layouts

If I wanted to see pictures of all the variants of the A1200 and A600 keyboards that shipped, where could I find it?

Are the various international keymaps available in Workbench an accurate...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 January 2020, 00:08
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By aeberbach
I mean "modern" in that you can fill the keyboard...

I mean "modern" in that you can fill the keyboard with keycaps having correct legends that are available in current sets. You can fill an Amiga keyboard as it is now, but some keys will be blank....
Forum: support.Hardware 02 January 2020, 03:42
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By aeberbach
A1200 keyboard with. modern key arrangement

I'm thinking about designing a PCB to place keys in a way such that modern sets of keycaps can be used to fill it, leaving only F1-10 and Help/Del keys blank. What do you think of the following...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 January 2020, 02:35
Replies: 1
Views: 189
Posted By aeberbach
A600 & A1200 keyboard layouts (English)

If you want to know what keycap goes where and how big it should be, these could be useful to you. Color and font are not intended to be accurate and no front legends are shown.

Amiga 1200...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 December 2019, 09:16
Replies: 979
Views: 140,614
Posted By aeberbach
The gglabs F2R16 is a very nice flexible thing -...

The gglabs F2R16 is a very nice flexible thing - https://gglabs.us/node/2067

You need a programmer and an adapter to make it work but once you have it you can burn any ROM you like, no UV erasing.
Forum: support.Hardware 24 December 2019, 00:40
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By aeberbach
This should be a common part? Search at ...

This should be a common part? Search at

https://www.mouser.com/Search/Refine?Keyword=rca+right+angle+pcb

I have not had to replace one so I can't tell you the exact replacement, but if you...
Forum: MarketPlace 23 December 2019, 09:38
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By aeberbach
Esel: as you never know who might be reading...

Esel: as you never know who might be reading this, I can only say that I am overjoyed that my mother-in-law is staying with us, in my Amiga cave actually, until mid-January. But as a result I...
Forum: MarketPlace 22 December 2019, 09:46
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By aeberbach
I just ordered a pair of...

I just ordered a pair of MC68030RC50C/MC68881RC50A from eBay (US) seller funkward-tech - arrived a week ago. As far as I can tell it's genuine, working fine. The 030 is a pull, the 881 is a new part.
Forum: Hardware mods 19 December 2019, 05:15
Replies: 33
Views: 3,285
Posted By aeberbach
Are any of these even pre-order yet? And I...

Are any of these even pre-order yet? And I understood the TF board was never going to be generally available...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 December 2019, 00:15
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By aeberbach
Testing a 50MHz MC68030RC50C

I bought one from eBay's funkward-tech. Seems to work OK.

Am I right in saying there is no definite way to interrogate the CPU in software, and that the only way to be sure it's not relabelled is...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 December 2019, 07:14
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By aeberbach
Elbox EIDE99: No Secondary IDE?

Computer is A1200, no other drives, no power issues, everything fine.

I have a couple of eBay CF-IDE adapters. I have a CF-IDE from AmigaKit (branded) also, it works as master. I have the kind of...
Forum: Hardware mods 18 December 2019, 01:44
Replies: 0
Views: 389
Posted By aeberbach
A1200 latched trapdoor

I found that some of the catches on my trapdoors were breaking because the layers would separate with constant flexing. I made this:

https://i.imgur.com/fgzm1T5.jpg

The catch twists by turning...
Forum: Hardware mods 17 December 2019, 06:40
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By aeberbach
Source opened

You find find the KiCad project files, and the STL files to print the 3D parts in this Github repo (https://github.com/aeberbach/A600KB). MIT License.

At this stage 1 keyboard is still available.
Forum: support.Hardware 17 December 2019, 03:35
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By aeberbach
Could the fuse have survived long enough during...

Could the fuse have survived long enough during that 240V connection to damage parts downstream, causing the next connection to make a more spectacular failure? That's my guess. 240V applied won't...
Forum: Hardware mods 17 December 2019, 00:35
Replies: 33
Views: 3,285
Posted By aeberbach
That is an incredibly good looking board.

That is an incredibly good looking board.
Forum: Hardware mods 16 December 2019, 02:11
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By aeberbach
Thanks! I'm really happy with this one. It has...

Thanks! I'm really happy with this one. It has turned out possibly better than the A1200 using the thicker PCB substrate, and the stabiliser/blanking approach for the spacebar really worked. Makes me...
Forum: Hardware mods 15 December 2019, 06:00
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By aeberbach
Amiga 600 mechanical keyboard kits available

A few months ago I made an A1200 keyboard (https://github.com/aeberbach/A1200KB), and some people said "A600?" so here it is. This is a similar project using one circuit board, one 32-way socket, one...
Forum: Hardware mods 15 December 2019, 00:32
Replies: 11
Views: 918
Posted By aeberbach
The cables aren’t available as 30 (A600) or 31...

The cables aren’t available as 30 (A600) or 31 (A1200) cables any more - but these...
Forum: Hardware mods 14 December 2019, 04:29
Replies: 11
Views: 918
Posted By aeberbach
And it's finished :D The A600 is a tight...

And it's finished :D

The A600 is a tight fit! There is really no extra space where the keyboard goes at all. My first mount solution was great until I tried putting the top back on the case but it...
Forum: News 12 December 2019, 04:02
Replies: 511
Views: 75,090
Posted By aeberbach
Come on people, ten days since they were...

Come on people, ten days since they were "shipped" - who has received one? It's time for an unboxing/review.
Forum: support.Hardware 11 December 2019, 06:53
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By aeberbach
That would be the advantage of a modern layout,...

That would be the advantage of a modern layout, the price could be under $50 for the full set of keycaps.
Forum: support.Hardware 11 December 2019, 02:01
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By aeberbach
Keyboard thoughts; modern A1200 layout?

I've been pricing keys on Signature Plastics store for an A1200 with one of my Cherry MX keyboards - US$196 is the total. Without shipping. And that still wouldn't get you a TAB, ~, SHIFT, DEL, HELP...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 December 2019, 22:06
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By aeberbach
You are probably fine with any 2N3904 in the same...

You are probably fine with any 2N3904 in the same physical package. I looked at the Fairchild data sheet but did not find a part number breakdown, however letters after the number usually indicate...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 December 2019, 23:14
Replies: 52
Views: 2,539
Posted By aeberbach
Just bought Zork I - eBay :D

Just bought Zork I - eBay :D
Forum: Hardware mods 06 December 2019, 09:28
Replies: 11
Views: 918
Posted By aeberbach
https://imgur.com/gallery/RV3K6h5 This is an...

https://imgur.com/gallery/RV3K6h5

This is an in-progress shot. All keys working as they should - check. Mounting in the A600 - finished. Now I am making custom keycaps using a laser engraver after...
Forum: Member Introductions 06 December 2019, 06:46
Replies: 24
Views: 1,140
Posted By aeberbach
whdownload is a bit like those emulator rom sites...

whdownload is a bit like those emulator rom sites - it usually includes an archive that you can just run using whdload, game and all.
whdload site gives you the whdload program itself, but also has...
Forum: Member Introductions 06 December 2019, 01:45
Replies: 24
Views: 1,140
Posted By aeberbach
Hi, welcome! I have had one issue with whdload,...

Hi, welcome! I have had one issue with whdload, on Eye of the Beholder - downloading from whdownload got me a package with an older slave component that had a bug. Grabbing the newer version from...
Forum: Hardware mods 05 December 2019, 05:12
Replies: 156
Views: 69,224
Posted By aeberbach
Can you show a picture?

Can you show a picture?
Forum: Hardware mods 05 December 2019, 01:08
Replies: 156
Views: 69,224
Posted By aeberbach
The '0' resistor is exactly the same as a wire,...

The '0' resistor is exactly the same as a wire, it is a resistor with no resistance - aka a link.

I took the LEDs on the adapter boards off while I had the soldering iron hot. The Amiga 1200 HD...
Forum: Hardware mods 04 December 2019, 23:16
Replies: 156
Views: 69,224
Posted By aeberbach
Nice fix mpattonm - I like to think someone got...

Nice fix mpattonm - I like to think someone got in trouble for including parts that cost money and weren't needed!
Forum: Hardware mods 03 December 2019, 06:05
Replies: 11
Views: 918
Posted By aeberbach
Not yet - once everything is verified to work I...

Not yet - once everything is verified to work I will make a proper post with a fixed price and keep records of each individual one for sale - same as http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=97394 - OK?...
Forum: Hardware mods 03 December 2019, 04:32
Replies: 11
Views: 918
Posted By aeberbach
New Amiga 600 mechanical keyboard - PCBs arrived!

Here she is: https://imgur.com/JZE8Wng

The substrate is a very solid 3.2mm, the switches fitted are Gateron brown.

Unfortunately the A600 is fitted with KS 2.0 while all I have for WB is...
Forum: Member Introductions 29 November 2019, 03:01
Replies: 16
Views: 912
Posted By aeberbach
Bargain! Welcome.

Bargain! Welcome.
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