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Forum: support.Hardware 18 September 2019, 21:38
Replies: 6
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Posted By Vypr
I think that should do it. I would recommend...

I think that should do it. I would recommend printing the spacers out as well to lift the SCSI2SD card off the mount
Forum: support.Hardware 17 September 2019, 23:22
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By Vypr
So I bodged this up which should fit but I think...

So I bodged this up which should fit but I think it will need to be raised up a bit higher as the SCSI2SD is wider than a normal 2.5" HD so it may foul the keyboard cable.
Forum: support.Hardware 17 September 2019, 10:16
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By Vypr
I've designed ones for the A2000 and A2091\A590....

I've designed ones for the A2000 and A2091\A590. I could probably knock one up for the A1200 HD cradle.
Forum: support.Hardware 09 September 2019, 00:59
Replies: 15
Views: 516
Posted By Vypr
For the broken socket, you'll need a 48 pin DIP...

For the broken socket, you'll need a 48 pin DIP socket with 2.54mm lead spacing

This should work as a replacement:
...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 September 2019, 16:36
Replies: 14
Views: 410
Posted By Vypr
Nope, the A2500HD came with e rev 6 motherboard....

Nope, the A2500HD came with e rev 6 motherboard. Mine is also Rev 6 and did not need any modifications.
Forum: support.Hardware 05 September 2019, 14:39
Replies: 14
Views: 410
Posted By Vypr
Well, you can create partitions up to the 32Gb...

Well, you can create partitions up to the 32Gb size but you will get an out of memory error when trying to format it as Workbench won;t be bale to validate the formatting. You can increase the file...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 September 2019, 23:52
Replies: 14
Views: 410
Posted By Vypr
Then you should be good. My A2091 came with 6.6...

Then you should be good. My A2091 came with 6.6 and it quite happily readf a 16Gb card. Portioned into a 80Mb Workbench partition and 4x4Gb partitions.

the only limit on your partition sizes will...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 September 2019, 21:32
Replies: 46
Views: 1,195
Posted By Vypr
Any would do, just check the feature includes...

Any would do, just check the feature includes continuity testing. I bought this cheap one and it has worked out well
...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 September 2019, 21:26
Replies: 14
Views: 410
Posted By Vypr
Usually it's on a printed label on the two ROM...

Usually it's on a printed label on the two ROM chips.
I've attached a photo of my A2091 board and outlined the two ROM chips. Your labels will look different as mine was 6.6 when I got it so I...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 September 2019, 15:23
Replies: 14
Views: 410
Posted By Vypr
1. You shouldn't need to modify the ROM socket,...

1. You shouldn't need to modify the ROM socket, just (carefully)remove the old ROM and put the new one in it's place


2. The Kickstart ROM is located right next to the CPU (see the attached...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 September 2019, 10:40
Replies: 46
Views: 1,195
Posted By Vypr
For these kind of checks you are better off...

For these kind of checks you are better off getting a multimeter with a continuity test function rather than checking the resistance values. If you hear a tone when you probe the pins then you have a...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 September 2019, 10:38
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By Vypr
Is the metal bar in place? I had a 1200 keyboard...

Is the metal bar in place? I had a 1200 keyboard with the same issue and it was because the clip that holds the metal bar in place had broken so it stuck if you pushed it down on one side and you got...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 September 2019, 01:02
Replies: 46
Views: 1,195
Posted By Vypr
It looks like it is unable to read from two rows...

It looks like it is unable to read from two rows of the memory chips. I would start checking continuity between U103 & U104 and the CPU. If I'm reading the schematics right,you should check...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 August 2019, 15:50
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By Vypr
I would double check the traces on U12. I had a...

I would double check the traces on U12. I had a 500+ with similar issues (garbled serial output and boots to screen with green/red lines) All the traces under U12 had been damaged. Some worked for a...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 August 2019, 10:34
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By Vypr
It's a factory installed mod to address an issue...

It's a factory installed mod to address an issue with the older revision boards, I had a revision 1B board with the same mod. Not sure what the original issue actually was but since the jumper wire...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 August 2019, 21:37
Replies: 15
Views: 516
Posted By Vypr
1) You can just clip the battery off. It's held...

1) You can just clip the battery off. It's held down with three legs so a pair of snippers at each leg will do the job fine. The battery isn't needed, it's just there for the clock to remember the...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 August 2019, 19:10
Replies: 15
Views: 516
Posted By Vypr
First things first. Remove the battery. it has...

First things first. Remove the battery. it has leaked and corroded the pins on U12 and Gary.
Once the battery has been removed, give it a wash down with white vinegar to neutralize the battery acid....
Forum: support.Hardware 22 August 2019, 03:46
Replies: 46
Views: 1,195
Posted By Vypr
The lower the number the better so the 12's would...

The lower the number the better so the 12's would be ideal if you have enough.. I have all 41256-12s in my A2052. It originally had 15's installed but the A2052 got a reputation for flakiness with...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 August 2019, 01:31
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By Vypr
I'm no expert on this but it's possible when the...

I'm no expert on this but it's possible when the board was being built they ran out of 22pF caps and just bunged on three caps that added up to the 22pF required?
Forum: support.Hardware 22 August 2019, 00:25
Replies: 46
Views: 1,195
Posted By Vypr
If you don't mind the long delivery times, you...

If you don't mind the long delivery times, you can get the 41256 chips from China fairly cheaply via eBay. I bought a pile of them to fix an A2052 RAM card recently.

These look like a good fit:
...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 August 2019, 20:20
Replies: 46
Views: 1,195
Posted By Vypr
First thing I would do is carefully prise the CPU...

First thing I would do is carefully prise the CPU out of it's socket and check for corrosion on the pin and socket. Pins 1 to 5 are closest to the damage and they often corrode badly. Since they are...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 August 2019, 19:13
Replies: 56
Views: 3,651
Posted By Vypr
For mounting options, I have designed a couple of...

For mounting options, I have designed a couple of mounts and uploaded them to Thingiverse if you have access to a 3D printing service. They were designed for the V5 card but they should fit the V6 as...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 August 2019, 04:23
Replies: 46
Views: 1,195
Posted By Vypr
That means there was a problemduring the RAM...

That means there was a problemduring the RAM check. Either1 or more of the RAM chips are dead or there are 1 or more broken traces somewhere. I would break out a multimeter and try and find a...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 July 2019, 12:13
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By Vypr
I know hte feeling, I got a dead A2000 with a...

I know hte feeling, I got a dead A2000 with a dead A2052 board and a dead Golem SCSI card.
I got hte A2000 working (new RAM chips and PSU) swapped the GOLEM for an A2091 and replaced withe A2052...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 July 2019, 21:01
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By Vypr
After several weeks I now have it running...

After several weeks I now have it running proeprly. Since there isn't much info on troubleshooting this card, I am puttong my findings below in case it helps someone else.

Note: The A25000 and the...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 July 2019, 00:45
Replies: 1
Views: 142
Posted By Vypr
Help identifying Faulty RAM chip.

I have two RAM boards for my A2000, both faulty.
One is a A2052 whicch had pretty much all the RAM chips fried, they have all been replaced but still getting errors above the 512Kb range, I'm...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 July 2019, 00:27
Replies: 46
Views: 1,195
Posted By Vypr
Agnus is the PLCC chip marked on the board as...

Agnus is the PLCC chip marked on the board as 'Fat Lady', you will need a PLCC extractor tool. For the love of Bob do not use a screwdriver or a normal chip extraction tool, you'll just wreck the...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 July 2019, 20:03
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By Vypr
Here is the vid: ...

Here is the vid:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UKfEzb8HA0s&t=422s

It's fairly simple, I managed to do it myself on a TF530

Important to note when you are setting up the jumper wires, if...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 July 2019, 12:03
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By Vypr
Have you changed anything regarding the memory on...

Have you changed anything regarding the memory on this?

The reason I ask is that I have been fighting with an A2052 memory card recently which showed the same symptoms, it wouldn't be picked up...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 July 2019, 00:15
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By Vypr
Well, I've recapped it, replaced all the memory...

Well, I've recapped it, replaced all the memory chips and now it's not being detected at all. DiagROM no longer finds any card.
Forum: support.Hardware 09 July 2019, 11:34
Replies: 20
Views: 698
Posted By Vypr
Have you checked the 12V lines as well?

Have you checked the 12V lines as well?
Forum: support.Hardware 08 July 2019, 21:33
Replies: 15
Views: 591
Posted By Vypr
If you put a CD in the drive then boot it up,...

If you put a CD in the drive then boot it up, does it see the disk?
Forum: support.Hardware 08 July 2019, 21:31
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By Vypr
I would check that pin 6 on the joystick port...

I would check that pin 6 on the joystick port isn't shorted to ground first.
Forum: support.Hardware 05 July 2019, 09:56
Replies: 24
Views: 1,083
Posted By Vypr
There's probably not enough load on the ATX PSU...

There's probably not enough load on the ATX PSU for it to power on, modern ATX PSUs are designed for gaming PC's with power hungry video cards, if there isn't enough draw on the PSU it won't power...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 June 2019, 03:54
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By Vypr
get one of these or something similar (2.5" IDE...

get one of these or something similar (2.5" IDE to USB enclosure)
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Digitus-External-HDD-inch-Enclosure/dp/B006OKWK3K
Use WinUAE to mount the hard drive and the CF card then...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 June 2019, 14:53
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By Vypr
Product 10 being bad indicates the RAM has...

Product 10 being bad indicates the RAM has failed, I have an A2052 RAM board giving the same error., if you set teh jumpers to Amnesia does it boot?
Forum: support.Hardware 27 June 2019, 16:05
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By Vypr
Probably a silly question, but is there power...

Probably a silly question, but is there power getting to the A590? I know mine errors out if I power up the A500 and forget to plug the power cable into the 590.
Forum: support.Hardware 26 June 2019, 17:16
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By Vypr
I have a 1.2 DiagROm I have used on both an A500...

I have a 1.2 DiagROm I have used on both an A500 and A2000 and it does the same so wouldn't worry about it. I would advise to run the extended test as it gives you a graphical output of what it is...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 June 2019, 23:47
Replies: 19
Views: 622
Posted By Vypr
If you have an AmiBay account, put it on there, I...

If you have an AmiBay account, put it on there, I think the going rate is about £900.
I bought mine (same model) for £1,100 but it had the Bvision addon which bumped the price up.
Not that I...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 June 2019, 23:18
Replies: 19
Views: 622
Posted By Vypr
On the board that doesn't work have you tried any...

On the board that doesn't work have you tried any timing fixes?
Basicvally you want to remove the SMD caps at E123C and E125C at a minimum.
...
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