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Forum: News 03 October 2019, 22:32
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Posted By kipper2k
I just received the keycaps for the A600MX...

I just received the keycaps for the A600MX keyboard...

below are some pictures...


http://www.kipper2k.com/keyboard/a600cmx_800.jpg (http://www.kipper2k.com/keyboard/a600cmx.jpg)

This is...
Forum: News 02 October 2019, 15:32
Replies: 113
Views: 11,089
Posted By kipper2k
i have been promised they will be on the website...

i have been promised they will be on the website later today, so i will keep an eye open as well
Forum: News 01 October 2019, 18:06
Replies: 113
Views: 11,089
Posted By kipper2k
I have been asked a few times about whether i can...

I have been asked a few times about whether i can mail people some of my items to them rather than use a 3rd party...

shipping costs from Canada to Europe/Asia are crazy. If i wanted to mail an...
Forum: News 01 October 2019, 01:37
Replies: 113
Views: 11,089
Posted By kipper2k
Floppy disk Hi, the gotek is independent of the...

Hi,

the gotek is independent of the romulator. the buttons on any gotek can be controlled by any keyboard, be it my MX or an original keyboard (an original gotek will require some soldering) . it...
Forum: News 29 September 2019, 20:03
Replies: 113
Views: 11,089
Posted By kipper2k
Awesome video Douglas, Thanks very much, as...

Awesome video Douglas, Thanks very much, as stated there is lots of things that can be explored especially in the area of OS development. I think this is very beneficial to the AROS developers and...
Forum: News 27 September 2019, 13:52
Replies: 113
Views: 11,089
Posted By kipper2k
I have a rough layout pretty well done, it is a...

I have a rough layout pretty well done, it is a case of whether Mike has the time to do the necessary changes for the 32 bit machines. ATM i class it as a maybe.
Forum: News 27 September 2019, 13:38
Replies: 113
Views: 11,089
Posted By kipper2k
Hi, I have designed an A2000 CoPro adapter...

Hi,

I have designed an A2000 CoPro adapter board. It allows you to place both the CPU and the romulator on the CoPro slot so that it is not interfering with the megachip or any other addons that...
Forum: News 18 September 2019, 15:24
Replies: 420
Views: 53,251
Posted By kipper2k
Hi all, I was away the last 3 weeks, even...

Hi all,

I was away the last 3 weeks, even got caught up in Hurricane Dorian, it made quite the mess.

The black keycaps are darker than that picture, the light on that photo makes them look...
Forum: Hardware mods 21 August 2019, 20:45
Replies: 133
Views: 8,864
Posted By kipper2k
for 5 boards, 4 layer the cost would be ~$100 CAD...

for 5 boards, 4 layer the cost would be ~$100 CAD total and then add shipping and custom fees, (10 boards would be ~$140 totaal). 2 layer would be ~$45 CAD total for 5 board

edit; price is based...
Forum: support.Apps 19 August 2019, 15:49
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By kipper2k
You probably do not have icons of the files,...

You probably do not have icons of the files, create icons of them in dopus and then snapshot, i think that should solve your problem
Forum: News 18 August 2019, 21:15
Replies: 113
Views: 11,089
Posted By kipper2k
Hi. no worries, it doesn't hurt to ask if...

Hi.

no worries, it doesn't hurt to ask if sources will be available. For the 32 bit version, i have the HW completed as such (2MB RAM). There are some coding, address line changes that need to...
Forum: News 18 August 2019, 00:14
Replies: 113
Views: 11,089
Posted By kipper2k
There are a lot of developers for the Amiga and...

There are a lot of developers for the Amiga and most use proprietry code, it protects their investment against people cloning. Some people are willing to release their source code, others not. As...
Forum: Hardware mods 18 August 2019, 00:07
Replies: 133
Views: 8,864
Posted By kipper2k
U13 could be replaced by something similar to the...

U13 could be replaced by something similar to the PIC chip that we are using for the MX. I will ask Mike if he is willing to produce something for the a600, it may need the footprint to be changed....
Forum: News 17 August 2019, 21:01
Replies: 113
Views: 11,089
Posted By kipper2k
Hi, The Arm processor contains proprietary...

Hi,

The Arm processor contains proprietary code and will not be released publically. Users can suggest features and the core can be updated whenever new features etc become available.
Forum: Hardware mods 17 August 2019, 20:50
Replies: 133
Views: 8,864
Posted By kipper2k
Hi Mick, I have created some designs for...

Hi Mick,

I have created some designs for the A600 keyboard. An MX type which i intend to have it capable to be connected to a PC/Pi etc. It will allow you to connect to either the a600...
Forum: Hardware mods 15 August 2019, 13:55
Replies: 133
Views: 8,864
Posted By kipper2k
looks great Mick, when are you going to build it...

looks great Mick, when are you going to build it :) I notice below the rom there is a lot of empty space, i think that could be utilized for headers as long as it is low profile as the KB sits close....
Forum: News 14 August 2019, 20:04
Replies: 113
Views: 11,089
Posted By kipper2k
Here is a picture of both 16 bit versions, on the...

Here is a picture of both 16 bit versions, on the left the A600 version. The A500 is on the right. If you are using a Rev3/5 A500 then the jumper needs to be enabled. Thy are electronically the same...
Forum: News 14 August 2019, 17:52
Replies: 420
Views: 53,251
Posted By kipper2k
it is on the list, MX Keycaps are not really an...

it is on the list, MX Keycaps are not really an issue for us, depending on what size the PET uses it could be as simple as just relabeling the keys with the correct characters. and checking...
Forum: News 14 August 2019, 17:24
Replies: 420
Views: 53,251
Posted By kipper2k
My brother is receptive to doing these, i dont...

My brother is receptive to doing these, i dont know how fast he can make them, (he likes his PC gaming a lot lol). i will be talking to him again today
Forum: News 14 August 2019, 17:02
Replies: 113
Views: 11,089
Posted By kipper2k
i will try to find an answer for you

i will try to find an answer for you
Forum: News 14 August 2019, 16:57
Replies: 113
Views: 11,089
Posted By kipper2k
I don't have a Deneb to try so i cannot...

I don't have a Deneb to try so i cannot investigate that, the boot up sequence consists of...
hold amiga in reset, Arm takes control, displays menu, waits for input, USB is not active, Once rom...
Forum: News 14 August 2019, 16:45
Replies: 113
Views: 11,089
Posted By kipper2k
There is no direct path from the ARM processor to...

There is no direct path from the ARM processor to the Amiga, only to the SD card
Forum: News 14 August 2019, 16:03
Replies: 113
Views: 11,089
Posted By kipper2k
if the usb card is connected to a pc yes. as long...

if the usb card is connected to a pc yes. as long as your pc sees the device then you can. A PC will see the Romulator when the Amiga is booted... if your other amiga devices can be seen in a PC then...
Forum: News 14 August 2019, 13:14
Replies: 113
Views: 11,089
Posted By kipper2k
. Hi, the Romulator has USB on it, when you...

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Hi, the Romulator has USB on it, when you connect it to the PC you can transfer files to and from the SD card, reboot and then select your file to boot. You can't connect to a USB device on your...
Forum: News 13 August 2019, 22:58
Replies: 113
Views: 11,089
Posted By kipper2k
Hi All, Amigaonthelake has a batch of the...

Hi All,

Amigaonthelake has a batch of the A500 romulators on their way to him, they will probably be there by the end of the week. If you want one, send him an email/queue add request etc. he...
Forum: News 13 August 2019, 19:30
Replies: 420
Views: 53,251
Posted By kipper2k
i done some checking to see if the plcc KB mod...

i done some checking to see if the plcc KB mod interderes with anything else...

http://www.kipper2k.com/indianaplcc_800.jpg (http://www.kipper2k.com/indianaplcc.jpg)



Not a lot of room to...
Forum: Hardware mods 13 August 2019, 17:23
Replies: 133
Views: 8,864
Posted By kipper2k
Hi Mick, i don't want to discourage you from this...

Hi Mick, i don't want to discourage you from this project, if you want to make it authentic then that is perfectly fine. If you are going to release the files on completion then someone else can do...
Forum: Hardware mods 13 August 2019, 15:02
Replies: 133
Views: 8,864
Posted By kipper2k
Hi Mick, I have been giving this project...

Hi Mick,

I have been giving this project some more thought and i think it is a great idea. The one thing i want to see is the capability of the board to allow addons and plugins for accelerators...
Forum: News 12 August 2019, 21:30
Replies: 113
Views: 11,089
Posted By kipper2k
There will be news tomorrow on availability, and...

There will be news tomorrow on availability, and it will be very soon, i wil post info tomorrow :)
Forum: News 12 August 2019, 21:12
Replies: 113
Views: 11,089
Posted By kipper2k
I just received the CPU/ROM adapter that sits in...

I just received the CPU/ROM adapter that sits in the Copro slot for the A2000. There is no need for the cpu or the ROM/Romulator to sit in their original sockets anymore. They can now sit on the...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 August 2019, 15:41
Replies: 14
Views: 618
Posted By kipper2k
you could have a few things going on there.. ...

you could have a few things going on there..

with no floppy attached or failure of floppy there will be a delay before showing the splash screen. The red stripe could be agnus/denise related or...
Forum: News 09 August 2019, 13:58
Replies: 420
Views: 53,251
Posted By kipper2k
Yah, you need to be careful with copying other...

Yah, you need to be careful with copying other peoples IP's. Sometimes you think they are dead until you get nasty letters etc. Sometyimes it is hard trying to find out the proper contact person too...
Forum: Hardware mods 08 August 2019, 14:35
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By kipper2k
You can buy low profile fans similar to those...

You can buy low profile fans similar to those used in laptops, they are called blowers and exhaust the heat through the side and not the top. something like this...

https://tinyurl.com/y6psomrl
...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 August 2019, 14:08
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By kipper2k
good job! I have 4 x a500+ here you can do lol...

good job! I have 4 x a500+ here you can do lol there never seems to be enough time :). I resurrected a few of them, it is definately time consuming
Forum: News 08 August 2019, 13:01
Replies: 420
Views: 53,251
Posted By kipper2k
Hi, The MX keyboard will be compatible with...

Hi,

The MX keyboard will be compatible with the Checkmate external case and also the Amiga external cases . They will be able to be retrofitted in the Amiga cases and will have the original size...
Forum: Hardware mods 07 August 2019, 21:38
Replies: 133
Views: 8,864
Posted By kipper2k
You can log into digikey, find it and then...

You can log into digikey, find it and then download from "Ultra Librarian" if available or create your own footprint, it isn't that hard (at least not in Eagle). as long as you know the pitch you are...
Forum: Hardware mods 07 August 2019, 21:14
Replies: 133
Views: 8,864
Posted By kipper2k
Yah, ...

Yah,

https://www.molex.com/molex/products/datasheet.jsp?part=active/0039532315_FFC_FPC_CONNECTORS.xml&channel=Products&Lang=en-US

that looks like the replacement for the original keyboard...
Forum: Hardware pics 07 August 2019, 21:03
Replies: 14
Views: 3,011
Posted By kipper2k
nice, i think i have lots of the xilinx kicking...

nice, i think i have lots of the xilinx kicking around
Forum: Hardware mods 07 August 2019, 20:50
Replies: 133
Views: 8,864
Posted By kipper2k
i think that is the wrong size. you need a...

i think that is the wrong size. you need a 1.25mm connector, vertical. 31 pin. For my keyboards i am using a 32 pin header on the MX, with a 32 pin FFC cable (1mm, common as muck to buy in the...
Forum: Hardware mods 07 August 2019, 20:31
Replies: 133
Views: 8,864
Posted By kipper2k
That would be fine Mick, i am not sure where you...

That would be fine Mick, i am not sure where you are going to go to get the board fabricated but JLCPCB is where i use, they are fast, cheap and their boards are accurate.

if you go to 4 layers...
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