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Forum: support.Hardware 04 January 2020, 04:41
Replies: 9
Views: 1,674
Posted By kirk_m
I can verify, with no uncertainty, that just...

I can verify, with no uncertainty, that just grounding a pin, or closing a jumper won't work. I just built an A2000 from a replica board, in which I installed a PAL oscillator crystal. I forgot...
Forum: Hardware mods 28 October 2019, 02:12
Replies: 41
Views: 4,626
Posted By kirk_m
Please tell us a little bit more about yourself...

Please tell us a little bit more about yourself and your team. I noticed that the following paragraph in your Kickstarter page, and it has piqued my curiosity.

"Even though this is our very first...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 June 2019, 06:14
Replies: 25
Views: 1,205
Posted By kirk_m
Wicher is utter crap. I went through no fewer...

Wicher is utter crap. I went through no fewer than 50 SIMMS, INCLUDING the one I bought with it from AmigaStore.eu, before I found one that worked and did not give me the same exact issue you have....
Forum: support.Hardware 16 June 2019, 14:47
Replies: 40
Views: 2,836
Posted By kirk_m
In that case, you'd have to determine what...

In that case, you'd have to determine what exactly the via connects to internally -- ground, power, signal line -- via schematics. You can then run a jumper wire to an accessible spot on the board...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 June 2019, 04:37
Replies: 40
Views: 2,836
Posted By kirk_m
For vias that are not connected to internal...

For vias that are not connected to internal layers of the board... 30 gauge kynar wire from one side of the board, threaded through the via, and connected to the other side of the board. Expose some...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 June 2019, 04:28
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By kirk_m
The BOM is on the Github page. I don't think...

The BOM is on the Github page. I don't think there's a mouser shared cart. The CR version that Trixster linked to is likely different -- for instance, the CR board has PLCC20 GALs on it, while the...
Forum: Hardware mods 11 June 2019, 05:24
Replies: 60
Views: 15,601
Posted By kirk_m
WOW, just WOW.

WOW, just WOW.
Forum: support.Hardware 23 May 2019, 17:37
Replies: 18
Views: 625
Posted By kirk_m
There is a guy on Amibay selling the IanSteadman...

There is a guy on Amibay selling the IanSteadman adapter as well. He is based in Germany.
Forum: News 12 December 2018, 18:41
Replies: 522
Views: 79,848
Posted By kirk_m
Kipper, How much of the green PCB is visible...

Kipper,

How much of the green PCB is visible around the periphery of properly sized keycaps? I ask since the original keyboards have that black plastic plate that retains all the switches, and...
Forum: News 05 December 2018, 05:31
Replies: 22
Views: 5,225
Posted By kirk_m
Bought one, it works well, but it feels cheaply...

Bought one, it works well, but it feels cheaply made. The plastic is so thin that on the white version I have, you can see the red light of the laser through the top of the mouse. When powered on,...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 November 2018, 07:24
Replies: 10
Views: 1,756
Posted By kirk_m
I will guarantee you it's the RAM. I had to try...

I will guarantee you it's the RAM. I had to try 30 different SIMMS before I found one that actually worked and did not give me the red/defective screen. Overall, I think as a product, it sucks...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 November 2018, 04:49
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By kirk_m
You could always just ship the PCB, not the whole...

You could always just ship the PCB, not the whole computer. That's how MOST people do it. All Shaf needs is an atx to a2000 psu adapter to power it on his bench. It really doesn't look that bad at...
Forum: Member Introductions 11 November 2018, 06:38
Replies: 17
Views: 1,688
Posted By kirk_m
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: support.Hardware 10 November 2018, 07:55
Replies: 21
Views: 1,873
Posted By kirk_m
My friend, I hate to be the bearer of bad news,...

My friend, I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but, there is corrosion everywhere on that board. More than half of the pins on the Agnus socket are green. I hope you've removed the battery as...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 November 2018, 00:00
Replies: 34
Views: 1,754
Posted By kirk_m
350C on a good iron (like my Hakko FX-951) and a...

350C on a good iron (like my Hakko FX-951) and a large hoof shaped tip has worked fine for me for this kind of application. Maybe a little hotter (10C at most), but, the large size of the tip is...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 November 2018, 22:15
Replies: 4
Views: 1,276
Posted By kirk_m
https://www.Plexilaser.de Not sure, though,...

https://www.Plexilaser.de

Not sure, though, if it meets your height requirements.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 02 November 2018, 03:15
Replies: 11
Views: 1,330
Posted By kirk_m
DEFINITELY recapped. Those are all organic...

DEFINITELY recapped. Those are all organic polymer caps. They'll never leak again.
Forum: Amiga scene 24 October 2018, 23:03
Replies: 116
Views: 14,226
Posted By kirk_m
No, he hasn't, according to his wiki, and from...

No, he hasn't, according to his wiki, and from emails I have received from him. He says has more than enough of the chipsets to build enough Reloaded boards to fill demands...and that the ones for...
Forum: Hardware mods 23 October 2018, 22:50
Replies: 88
Views: 16,370
Posted By kirk_m
Just finished building and troubleshooting mine. ...

Just finished building and troubleshooting mine. A year ago, I had never picked up a soldering iron...
Forum: Member Introductions 23 September 2018, 06:54
Replies: 13
Views: 1,574
Posted By kirk_m
Micha! Glad you're back.

Micha! Glad you're back.
Forum: support.Hardware 22 August 2018, 16:20
Replies: 16
Views: 936
Posted By kirk_m
I've washed many a board with soap and water,...

I've washed many a board with soap and water, followed by a distilled water rinse, then, a rinse with isopropyl 90%. Then, I blow out all excess water liquid with a compressor and let it dry...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 August 2018, 06:42
Replies: 21
Views: 1,946
Posted By kirk_m
The 3000 is plugging along...thanks for asking. ...

The 3000 is plugging along...thanks for asking. But, I am very tempted to put the 1.4 ROMS back in to get a dual or triple boot option (if possible) for wb 1.3, 3.1, and 3.9. What would I need to...
Forum: News 30 July 2018, 16:55
Replies: 209
Views: 24,169
Posted By kirk_m
I received my new white case from Amiga On the...

I received my new white case from Amiga On the Lake here in the US. Great quality, wish it had come with a case badge, but, I was able to source a nice looking one on eBay.

The only problem is...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 July 2018, 19:55
Replies: 28
Views: 2,487
Posted By kirk_m
Thanks for sharing! I've seen some selling these...

Thanks for sharing! I've seen some selling these devices for over 80 GBP... glad I can find one to build myself.
Forum: Hardware pics 28 July 2018, 05:39
Replies: 18
Views: 4,138
Posted By kirk_m
Where did you tap in to Power the LEDs?

Where did you tap in to
Power the LEDs?
Forum: support.Hardware 15 July 2018, 05:44
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By kirk_m
I just did this mod yesterday. I removed the...

I just did this mod yesterday. I removed the solder bridges under U32, added U32, added the 4 RAM chips, and changed the jumpers (JP3) next to the resistor packs. The jumpers have to be changed...
Forum: Hardware mods 15 July 2018, 05:39
Replies: 15
Views: 2,772
Posted By kirk_m
Very nice...and I love the name.

Very nice...and I love the name.
Forum: support.Hardware 10 July 2018, 05:57
Replies: 29
Views: 1,540
Posted By kirk_m
Any chance that there are pins being bent inside...

Any chance that there are pins being bent inside any of the expansion slots after inserting a card, creating shorts?
Forum: Hardware mods 09 July 2018, 22:08
Replies: 518
Views: 123,561
Posted By kirk_m
Pete, Are any of the Gerbers you have linked to...

Pete,
Are any of the Gerbers you have linked to here the same as the ones you use to make the expansions you are selling on eBay?
Forum: MarketPlace 25 June 2018, 22:09
Replies: 16
Views: 1,490
Posted By kirk_m
Yes, he does this so that the listing doesn't...

Yes, he does this so that the listing doesn't have to be re-posted every single time he runs out of stock. Having to post a new ad makes the counter reset to zero for number of items of that type...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 June 2018, 22:02
Replies: 61
Views: 10,308
Posted By kirk_m
I've had the card since April, and, it's a solid...

I've had the card since April, and, it's a solid performer.
Forum: support.Hardware 24 April 2018, 19:13
Replies: 61
Views: 10,308
Posted By kirk_m
I'll let you know this evening when I get home,...

I'll let you know this evening when I get home, and plug my A590 into the computer with the newly arrived HC-533. Is that you, Daniel?
Forum: News 18 April 2018, 04:59
Replies: 139
Views: 36,838
Posted By kirk_m
When will more Wicher 500i cards be available for...

When will more Wicher 500i cards be available for sale?
Forum: support.Hardware 17 April 2018, 18:01
Replies: 61
Views: 10,308
Posted By kirk_m
Another new A500 accelerator option HC533

Saw this on eBay this morning... (also for sale on Sordan.ie):
...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 April 2018, 17:05
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By kirk_m
A500 issue - floppy drive dims monitor

Hi, I have a very nice condition PAL A500, with Rev6a, all stock, with original chips and no mods done to it. The only expansion it has is a 512K trapdoor RAM expansion. It works fine, but has an...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 March 2018, 18:15
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By kirk_m
I have both options. One from Amigoun and the...

I have both options. One from Amigoun and the one in the other photos. I also have that switcher. They all work great, but, Pavel's cable looks cleaner, IMO, than the raw board from the other...
Forum: Hardware mods 28 March 2018, 17:52
Replies: 88
Views: 16,370
Posted By kirk_m
Excellent work, Hese, as usual. Hopefully, this...

Excellent work, Hese, as usual. Hopefully, this will be available for sale, as others have said, to help repair all of those battery/cap killed A4000 boards out there.
Forum: support.Hardware 16 March 2018, 06:25
Replies: 0
Views: 560
Posted By kirk_m
Mega Midget Racer (38-Special)

Hi,

Can anyone help me find the software for the 38MHz version of this card (50MHz cpu clocked at 38Mhz, 50 MHz FPU)? I have tried to use the version that is on amiga-resource.cx, but, that...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 March 2018, 06:27
Replies: 36
Views: 7,475
Posted By kirk_m
FF and HxC are pretty comparable in my experience...

FF and HxC are pretty comparable in my experience of using both.
Forum: support.Hardware 03 February 2018, 03:15
Replies: 15
Views: 3,226
Posted By kirk_m
For the A500 sidecar, the Impact Series II, HD+8,...

For the A500 sidecar, the Impact Series II, HD+8, it appears that the only setting I need to change is JP2, since my SCSI chip is the one that ends with “A.” I don’t see any other jumpers that match...
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