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Forum: News Today, 20:07
Replies: 88
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Posted By kipper2k
k, here is what i have done, i have reshaped to...

k, here is what i have done, i have reshaped to allow for the a1200 LED board to sit in its normal place, the A500 LED board will be on a small board that will connect to the main board by a 5 pin...
Forum: News Today, 18:54
Replies: 88
Views: 3,152
Posted By kipper2k
you can use the USB output of the keyboard with...

you can use the USB output of the keyboard with an emulator on a Pi etc. I am moving things around on the top of the pcb to fix the a500/a1200 LED issue. Problem is the A1200 LED addon sits too low...
Forum: News Today, 17:24
Replies: 88
Views: 3,152
Posted By kipper2k
i think the easiest way is to give people choice...

i think the easiest way is to give people choice of the a500 or the a1200 MX board. Both should be physically identical (once i sort out the LED issue) The A500 version will prob be a little more as...
Forum: News Today, 16:12
Replies: 88
Views: 3,152
Posted By kipper2k
Price for a dupont cable is dirt cheap, price for...

Price for a dupont cable is dirt cheap, price for a plcc socket cable is also cheap. i thought about modular, that is feature creep, too messy. you are looking at about $5 for a plcc cable and clip,...
Forum: News Today, 13:10
Replies: 88
Views: 3,152
Posted By kipper2k
i could make a 6 pin to 8 pin cable and block out...

i could make a 6 pin to 8 pin cable and block out the holes, that should help (or something like that).

K, brain is going into overdrive, it is very easy for all A1200s to get the benefit of the...
Forum: News Today, 12:56
Replies: 88
Views: 3,152
Posted By kipper2k
Ahhhh!, yes, i forgot about this header. It would...

Ahhhh!, yes, i forgot about this header. It would be very easy to make a custom Dupont cable for this. Resfresh my memory, plugging in an a500 8 pin cable (with connections going to the correct pins)...
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 23:36
Replies: 20
Views: 1,134
Posted By kipper2k
Yes, send them an RFQ and your details, they...

Yes, send them an RFQ and your details, they build on demand
Forum: News Yesterday, 18:56
Replies: 88
Views: 3,152
Posted By kipper2k
once i get the keycaps in my hand i should have...

once i get the keycaps in my hand i should have the final design for a500/a1200 in my hand also. I just finished the A600 version last night, all looks good, but ya never know. hoping for first...
Forum: News Yesterday, 15:24
Replies: 88
Views: 3,152
Posted By kipper2k
I do see some legends on the front of the numpad...

I do see some legends on the front of the numpad keys, i will have to confirm if the front of the keys can be printed to as well as the top

edit: I added the missing legends to the top of the...
Forum: News Yesterday, 15:16
Replies: 88
Views: 3,152
Posted By kipper2k
I think this is a possibility with the...

I think this is a possibility with the manufacturer i am dealing with, I can prob custom fit the MX boards to fit in an original Amiga big box case as the height is very similar and once Cherry MX...
Forum: News Yesterday, 15:05
Replies: 88
Views: 3,152
Posted By kipper2k
I can fix that :)... there, Done!

I can fix that :)... there, Done!
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 12:55
Replies: 20
Views: 374
Posted By kipper2k
Chipquik! (or variant) wetted with flux, fast...

Chipquik! (or variant) wetted with flux, fast simple and safe. just re-tin the pads before you solder replacement. It reduces melting point and prevents accidental lifting of pads
Forum: News Yesterday, 12:47
Replies: 88
Views: 3,152
Posted By kipper2k
short answer, yes, all angles for the rows are...

short answer, yes, all angles for the rows are available. This is why i went through a few shops as they were limited to what sizes and rows were available so ended up going to the manufacturer who...
Forum: News Yesterday, 12:30
Replies: 88
Views: 3,152
Posted By kipper2k
The caps lock as mentioned is part of the...

The caps lock as mentioned is part of the controller, both a500 and 1200 so there is no special circuitry necessary, just needs a LED across 2 of the data lines which when the caps lock is toggled...
Forum: News 14 October 2018, 23:22
Replies: 88
Views: 3,152
Posted By kipper2k
I have 2 in mind i will use. As it stands...

I have 2 in mind i will use.

As it stands now the a1200 version needs 1 final build, i need to confirm measurements for 2 keycaps tomorrow and then i will submit for fabrication. This will take...
Forum: News 14 October 2018, 22:24
Replies: 88
Views: 3,152
Posted By kipper2k
Hi, they will be stabilised by using the plastic...

Hi, they will be stabilised by using the plastic inserts and wire bar on keys >2.0
Forum: News 14 October 2018, 22:04
Replies: 88
Views: 3,152
Posted By kipper2k
I am not sure what you mean, this keyboard IS for...

I am not sure what you mean, this keyboard IS for all intents and purposes an Amiga keyboard, All keys are mapped as an Amiga keyboard. I reverse engineered it from scratch to ensure each address...
Forum: News 14 October 2018, 21:22
Replies: 88
Views: 3,152
Posted By kipper2k
the strength of the 2 boards bonded by almost 100...

the strength of the 2 boards bonded by almost 100 keys is surprisingly good, the overall width of the joined plates is only 0.205" so there is not much play. I have also left a couple of centre slots...
Forum: News 14 October 2018, 21:06
Replies: 88
Views: 3,152
Posted By kipper2k
Hi, Thanks for the kind words. The boards...

Hi,

Thanks for the kind words. The boards are almost ready to go, I have decided to go with the original layout for all 3 amigas to keep the compatibility. Keys should all be the same size as the...
Forum: News 14 October 2018, 14:52
Replies: 88
Views: 3,152
Posted By kipper2k
New Cherry MX keyboards for the A500, A600 and A1200

Hi all,


Here are my Cherry MX keyboards for the Amiga, They will be sold by Amiga on the Lake and a distributor in the UK

All the info is here... These MX keyboards are designed as a...
Forum: Hardware mods 14 October 2018, 00:59
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By kipper2k
mabbe this will help ? ...

mabbe this will help ?

http://www.kipper2k.com/cherrymx/cherrymx.html
Forum: support.Hardware 25 September 2018, 14:43
Replies: 20
Views: 1,134
Posted By kipper2k
yup, you will need a minimum order of 100, so ~...

yup, you will need a minimum order of 100, so ~ $200 USD for 100 then you can pass on savings to everyone else and mabbe we can get some nice new hardware for the a1200. to go with the new things i...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 September 2018, 14:31
Replies: 20
Views: 1,134
Posted By kipper2k
WoW! please dont buy from there, VERY !...

WoW!

please dont buy from there, VERY ! expensive. (10 times more)
Forum: support.Hardware 25 September 2018, 13:32
Replies: 20
Views: 1,134
Posted By kipper2k
Send them an RFQ, they make on demand... 100 is a...

Send them an RFQ, they make on demand... 100 is a good estimate, you will be very impressed with the price
Forum: support.Hardware 25 September 2018, 00:24
Replies: 20
Views: 1,134
Posted By kipper2k
It's called clever marketing and preying on...

It's called clever marketing and preying on peoples curiousity lol;


now people who would like to design some HW for the Amiga 1200 are free to show off their talents
Forum: support.Hardware 24 September 2018, 23:44
Replies: 20
Views: 1,134
Posted By kipper2k
YES, They are available, anyone who wants...

YES,

They are available, anyone who wants to make an a1200 expansion board is free to do so! and dirt cheap!!
Forum: support.Hardware 24 September 2018, 23:37
Replies: 20
Views: 1,134
Posted By kipper2k
I thought people may be interested in this?

http://www.morethanall.com/products/index/btype_id/5/type_id/60/id/4143

Mabbe this will help the Vampire team reduce their costs
Forum: Amiga scene 17 June 2018, 14:09
Replies: 9
Views: 1,383
Posted By kipper2k
Hi Ian, So are you saying to make a hot...

Hi Ian,

So are you saying to make a hot swappable kind of connector (although turned off when inserting) that allows you to switch between a floppy drive or a gotek unit. there are quite a few...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 June 2018, 18:31
Replies: 9
Views: 1,383
Posted By kipper2k
Here is addition picture of the Gotek sitting in...

Here is addition picture of the Gotek sitting in the A600, as you can see it will need the 4 pin power connector.

http://www.kipper2k.com/gotek/a600gotek640.jpg...
Forum: News 02 June 2018, 13:24
Replies: 32
Views: 5,148
Posted By kipper2k
And the files for the A1200 cases Phil ?

And the files for the A1200 cases Phil ?
Forum: Hardware mods 02 June 2018, 02:04
Replies: 157
Views: 16,152
Posted By kipper2k
Lots of news, dont worry about connectors :) ...

Lots of news, dont worry about connectors :)


I have created a new thread... should be available soon
Forum: Amiga scene 02 June 2018, 01:38
Replies: 9
Views: 1,383
Posted By kipper2k
Amiga 1200 A1200SDE+ 8MB Fastmem board and internal Gotek

Hi All,

So in the last few weeks we have been busy putting the finishing touches on the A1200SDE+ and creating a few more projects which i am very excited about and i think most people here will...
Forum: News 11 May 2018, 18:11
Replies: 209
Views: 17,047
Posted By kipper2k
So is another xmas, i will be happy with the...

So is another xmas, i will be happy with the release files. How long is it now ?
Forum: News 10 May 2018, 15:35
Replies: 209
Views: 17,047
Posted By kipper2k
When will the CAD files be released for the...

When will the CAD files be released for the A1200, it has been a long time since initially promised and what is the status of the keycaps, i havent heard/received anything yet ?
Forum: Hardware mods 07 May 2018, 04:09
Replies: 157
Views: 16,152
Posted By kipper2k
. nope, but why pay for the chip etc if you...

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nope, but why pay for the chip etc if you already have a clockport RTC ?.

plasmab, - i went home to UK to watch my sister die slowly of cancer, not a fun thing, time is the only thing that...
Forum: Hardware mods 05 May 2018, 16:42
Replies: 157
Views: 16,152
Posted By kipper2k
Mikes blog will explain a lot about his previous...

Mikes blog will explain a lot about his previous projects and if you take a look you can see the explanations of the history...

As for the boards themselves, We are still using dev boards and the...
Forum: Hardware mods 05 May 2018, 16:17
Replies: 157
Views: 16,152
Posted By kipper2k
no, that is incorrect, Stephens code was...

no, that is incorrect, Stephens code was initially taken from Mikes code. the HW itself is wired the same as other fastmem boards, there is only one way to connect the signals as you need them...
Forum: Hardware mods 05 May 2018, 15:39
Replies: 157
Views: 16,152
Posted By kipper2k
Hi All, Pictures and more info to follow...

Hi All,

Pictures and more info to follow shortly :)
Forum: Hardware mods 27 April 2018, 03:00
Replies: 157
Views: 16,152
Posted By kipper2k
*sighs* the new fastmem board for the A1200...

*sighs*

the new fastmem board for the A1200 has been designed using 2 cplds (9536 and a 95144), a 4 layer board, 2MB Serial flash, SD header, 50MHZ clock for experimenting), 2 spi ports, 4 Error...
Forum: Hardware mods 19 March 2018, 23:18
Replies: 64
Views: 18,521
Posted By kipper2k
Hi all, I am having a hard time with boxes...

Hi all,

I am having a hard time with boxes for these boards.

If someone is willing to look after this then i will give them 2 free boards and they can look after the sale/distribution of the...
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