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Forum: News 22 May 2018, 12:39
Replies: 12
Views: 2,437
Posted By Mick
I got an email update earlier saying that I'm on...

I got an email update earlier saying that I'm on the list but to be patient, they're fulfilling orders for those who wanted all 4 items first. It sounds like they've been absolutely swamped by high...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 April 2018, 15:43
Replies: 61
Views: 4,946
Posted By Mick
Any plans to do this for A500+ going forward? I...

Any plans to do this for A500+ going forward? I suspect the new A500 case project would do better with new motherboards available to go in them.
Forum: Hardware mods 06 April 2018, 00:08
Replies: 63
Views: 16,518
Posted By Mick
Buy some of these...

Buy some of these (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Plain-Pizza-Boxes-Takeaway-Pizza-Box-Strong-Quality-Postal-Boxes-7-20-Inch/182080337227) and sell the boards at a price point that makes it worth your...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 April 2018, 23:47
Replies: 3
Views: 141
Posted By Mick
Has it been recapped? if not it might be worth...

Has it been recapped? if not it might be worth doing so and checking for any damaged traces from leakage.
Forum: News 05 April 2018, 23:41
Replies: 28
Views: 2,561
Posted By Mick
Will they be doing something about the clip that...

Will they be doing something about the clip that holds in the motherboard? that seems to be most temperamental part of Amiga 500 cases.
Forum: Hardware mods 28 March 2018, 21:09
Replies: 86
Views: 10,149
Posted By Mick
I guess my main argument is if you're not going...

I guess my main argument is if you're not going to make something open source then at least have the decency to sell it yourself, telling people to jog on when they ask nicely if they can buy it and...
Forum: Hardware mods 28 March 2018, 18:35
Replies: 86
Views: 10,149
Posted By Mick
Exactly, you can't even buy a A500+ RED PCB from...

Exactly, you can't even buy a A500+ RED PCB from the designer.

Like I said in the other thread people are willing to pay well over the odds to make it worthwhile PCB's being sold, so I can't...
Forum: Hardware mods 28 March 2018, 14:31
Replies: 86
Views: 10,149
Posted By Mick
I'd imagine there's still lots of people who...

I'd imagine there's still lots of people who don't have A500+ RED though and it's no longer publically available for whatever reason. It's a real shame with new caps and cases on the horizon. :(
Forum: Hardware mods 20 March 2018, 18:33
Replies: 63
Views: 16,518
Posted By Mick
$36 damn. You're missing a trick there kipper, I...

$36 damn. You're missing a trick there kipper, I just sent the guy building mine £100 to buy one of those Ebay ones, the guy on Ebay probably buys his boxes and still makes way more money. I know...
Forum: News 15 March 2018, 12:54
Replies: 12
Views: 2,437
Posted By Mick
They posted an update yesterday basically saying...

They posted an update yesterday basically saying to be patient. If you didn't get an automated message after filling the form in I'd contact them personally.
Forum: MarketPlace 05 March 2018, 20:00
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By Mick
New ones are sold here...

New ones are sold here (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BRAND-NEW-RWAP-Software-Commodore-Amiga-A600-Green-Keyboard-Membranes/132495169499) if you didn't know.
Forum: News 05 March 2018, 01:04
Replies: 12
Views: 2,437
Posted By Mick
I've not heard anything but it sounds like...

I've not heard anything but it sounds like they'll make the order first and then chase up the people who registered when they have the goods?

"The process will be similar as the last time.. You...
Forum: Hardware mods 02 March 2018, 18:19
Replies: 329
Views: 62,857
Posted By Mick
Are these parts compatible? they seem to be...

Are these parts compatible? they seem to be easier to obtain.

ispLSI1024-90LJ - same as 60LJ but rated at 90mhz?
uPD42102 (PAL version of uPD42101) - the only difference I can see is a higher...
Forum: Hardware mods 02 March 2018, 12:58
Replies: 143
Views: 9,280
Posted By Mick
Best of luck and don't forget to keep us updated...

Best of luck and don't forget to keep us updated on progress!
Forum: support.Apps 28 February 2018, 00:37
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By Mick
Worst case you could always disable background...

Worst case you could always disable background programs one by one and see which free up the most memory.
Forum: Hardware mods 26 February 2018, 11:20
Replies: 143
Views: 9,280
Posted By Mick
I'm not saying he shouldn't modernise or anything...

I'm not saying he shouldn't modernise or anything it's just that it is presumably much more complicated and it looks like Bebek on Amibay has already attempted something similar and thrown in the...
Forum: Hardware mods 25 February 2018, 19:10
Replies: 143
Views: 9,280
Posted By Mick
A "standard A4000" in ATX format would be...

A "standard A4000" in ATX format would be extremely popular, you could always redesign it with more modern features later? I'd go with whatever has the widest classic hardware support to start with.
Forum: Hardware mods 25 February 2018, 15:45
Replies: 143
Views: 9,280
Posted By Mick
I suspect the interest would be massive. I'd...

I suspect the interest would be massive. I'd certainly love something like that.

I know that the Alice chips are in short supply though.
Forum: News 25 February 2018, 12:26
Replies: 12
Views: 2,437
Posted By Mick
They've now ended applications. The way they've...

They've now ended applications. The way they've wrote the news update sounds a bit intriguing though? "Under the current circumstances".
Forum: Hardware mods 24 February 2018, 16:19
Replies: 329
Views: 62,857
Posted By Mick
If you're struggling with sourcing boxes I could...

If you're struggling with sourcing boxes I could buy a GBA1000 PCB from Ebay (I've been told they're fine) but I'd really like some Video Hybrid PCB's either way?
Forum: Hardware mods 21 February 2018, 13:53
Replies: 329
Views: 62,857
Posted By Mick
Yeah I've ordered some from Ebay too as there...

Yeah I've ordered some from Ebay too as there didn't seem any other choice, then about an hour later I was told that you can use ATF chips instead? I don't know what the difference is or which is...
Forum: Hardware mods 19 February 2018, 17:28
Replies: 329
Views: 62,857
Posted By Mick
I emailed you last night to enquire about a PCB...

I emailed you last night to enquire about a PCB and a couple of video hybrid PCB's/boards. I have found someone on Amibay to build it so it's just a matter of gathering the parts together. I was...
Forum: Hardware mods 19 February 2018, 11:41
Replies: 329
Views: 62,857
Posted By Mick
I've managed to identify the modern replacements...

I've managed to identify the modern replacements of most of the IC's but the GAL's are end of life? Ebay? does anybody know a reputable seller for them? the other IC's that don't seem to be sold by...
Forum: Hardware mods 16 February 2018, 10:00
Replies: 329
Views: 62,857
Posted By Mick
Ok thanks mate. kipper your inbox is full.

Ok thanks mate.

kipper your inbox is full.
Forum: Hardware mods 15 February 2018, 16:26
Replies: 329
Views: 62,857
Posted By Mick
That's good I can crack on then, I'm sure one...

That's good I can crack on then, I'm sure one will pop up eventually.

I've been told the DB23 M+F connectors are difficult to find too but I have a knackered A600 motherboard so will the...
Forum: Hardware mods 15 February 2018, 14:36
Replies: 329
Views: 62,857
Posted By Mick
Thanks for that, do you still make them kipper? ...

Thanks for that, do you still make them kipper?

Is it possible to complete the board but just leaving the Amber socket empty for installation later and use the normal RGB output? or will it not...
Forum: Hardware mods 15 February 2018, 12:07
Replies: 329
Views: 62,857
Posted By Mick
I've been looking into sourcing parts for one in...

I've been looking into sourcing parts for one in the hope of paying someone to build it but the Amber IC and the Video Hybrid parts seem to be a major stumbling block? they're like rocking horse poo....
Forum: News 10 February 2018, 22:37
Replies: 12
Views: 2,437
Posted By Mick
Yeah I got the confirmation email I'll just wait...

Yeah I got the confirmation email I'll just wait and see what happens, if I miss out because of it I'll just cry in the corner.
Forum: News 10 February 2018, 22:23
Replies: 12
Views: 2,437
Posted By Mick
On page two when it asks for address is that...

On page two when it asks for address is that email or delivery address? I'd assume they wouldn't need delivery address until the payment stage but as you put email address in on page one I'm not...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 February 2018, 21:59
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By Mick
Capacitors usually have an operating life span of...

Capacitors usually have an operating life span of several thousand hours at a rated temperature but they normally operate at a much lower temperature and so will last several times longer.

From...
Forum: News 03 January 2018, 18:37
Replies: 22
Views: 2,856
Posted By Mick
Out of interest does anyone know why this is? ...

Out of interest does anyone know why this is?



I thought UDMA cables were backwards compatible?
Forum: News 02 January 2018, 14:12
Replies: 721
Views: 129,959
Posted By Mick
The IComp website has been updated with lots of...

The IComp website has been updated with lots of news over the holidays but no mention of Amiga Reloaded?
Forum: Amiga scene 14 December 2017, 22:20
Replies: 44
Views: 4,539
Posted By Mick
Isn't there some kind of trading standards he can...

Isn't there some kind of trading standards he can be reported to in Germany? I couldn't believe it when he trotted out the "I sold you 8-layer PCB's" line as if to say it didn't matter if they worked...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 December 2017, 21:47
Replies: 44
Views: 4,539
Posted By Mick
Hi Chucky, I read your story earlier I'm very...

Hi Chucky, I read your story earlier I'm very sorry to hear about your experience.

There have been doubts posted on this forum before but censoring unwanted comments/questions with legal threats...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 December 2017, 16:02
Replies: 63
Views: 11,313
Posted By Mick
I'm no expert in video but I think the best...

I'm no expert in video but I think the best you'll manage is running it through a TV or perhaps a TV card(if they exist) with Intelligent Frame Creation technology, most TV's have it these days. I've...
Forum: News 01 December 2017, 14:50
Replies: 14
Views: 2,237
Posted By Mick
Really wish I had one of those A1K 500+ boards...

Really wish I had one of those A1K 500+ boards now.
Forum: Hardware mods 01 December 2017, 14:45
Replies: 50
Views: 4,324
Posted By Mick
A 40pin IDE version would be ideal for something...

A 40pin IDE version would be ideal for something like Amy-ITX assuming it ever makes it into wider production (fingers crossed!), either way options are always nice.
Forum: Amiga scene 30 October 2017, 11:04
Replies: 60
Views: 9,592
Posted By Mick
Try RJ Mical or Dale Luck for the question (yes I...

Try RJ Mical or Dale Luck for the question (yes I cheated).

That Project Red A500+ board is awesome but you have the usual problem of finding a decent condition case to do it justice and the A500...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 October 2017, 17:18
Replies: 60
Views: 9,592
Posted By Mick
I think Minimig got replaced by MIST FPGA, as for...

I think Minimig got replaced by MIST FPGA, as for what it makes it different this is from their website:



What I like about it on top of the compatibility and the fact that in general use it...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 October 2017, 12:22
Replies: 60
Views: 9,592
Posted By Mick
I love it but once again it probably won't be...

I love it but once again it probably won't be available to buy (at least in an assembled form). :(

I've said it before but with all of the talent in the community I'm surprised nobody has...
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