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Forum: Hardware mods 12 September 2019, 10:18
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Posted By Mick
Hi Justme14, thanks for the offer but I'm unsure...

Hi Justme14, thanks for the offer but I'm unsure what to do to be honest. I sent the files to someone I know within the community yesterday who has already released some VERY good things and who I...
Forum: Hardware mods 27 August 2019, 12:29
Replies: 117
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Posted By Mick
Alright thanks. It's just I read that they also...

Alright thanks. It's just I read that they also act as a stored charge for in case of dips in voltage and I thought that with having a plane location might be a bit more important as you could have...
Forum: Hardware mods 25 August 2019, 21:07
Replies: 117
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Posted By Mick
Well that rounds off an exciting couple of...

Well that rounds off an exciting couple of months, I'll have to find a new purpose in life now. :guru

https://i.postimg.cc/4ybz4ZDH/a1200front.jpg
https://i.postimg.cc/W30ZSTbY/a1200back.jpg
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Forum: Hardware mods 22 August 2019, 22:49
Replies: 117
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Posted By Mick
That's a good idea I didn't think of that. ...

That's a good idea I didn't think of that.

It looks like 9 pin ports could do with moving down a bit as well? I think the external ports need to fairly precise to fit inside the metal shielding...
Forum: Hardware mods 22 August 2019, 19:23
Replies: 117
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Posted By Mick
:xmas ...

:xmas

https://i.postimg.cc/RFJ0C05g/a1200front.jpg
Forum: Hardware mods 22 August 2019, 08:55
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Posted By Mick
I've updated the files the ground plane now stops...

I've updated the files the ground plane now stops short of where the expansion connector pins start so they don't even overlap now.

Thanks for pointing it out xyzzy1, one step closer to...
Forum: Hardware mods 22 August 2019, 01:06
Replies: 117
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Posted By Mick
I just see what I'm doing as a sort of...

I just see what I'm doing as a sort of springboard for others who know more to tweak/improve upon what I've done and I'll update my version as I learn more myself. I don't know about name I thought...
Forum: Hardware mods 21 August 2019, 20:05
Replies: 117
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Posted By Mick
i didn't know that I just figured the extra...

i didn't know that I just figured the extra copper inside would give the connector more strength, if it's confirmed I'll fix it. I'm sort of learning on the job.
Forum: Hardware mods 21 August 2019, 17:10
Replies: 117
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Posted By Mick
The only problem with "A600 reborn" is it sounds...

The only problem with "A600 reborn" is it sounds like it's finished lol, I'm not even sure if it will fit inside a case without issues at this point. I'll end up with a pitch fork waving mob after me...
Forum: Hardware mods 21 August 2019, 16:44
Replies: 117
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Posted By Mick
How come the oscillator is disabled? I did it the...

How come the oscillator is disabled? I did it the same as Commodore they have the tristate pin connected to ground? or was that a mistake in their schematics?

Yeah the schematics I did aren't...
Forum: Hardware mods 20 August 2019, 22:56
Replies: 117
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Posted By Mick
Once this is done I'm going into retirement. :) ...

Once this is done I'm going into retirement. :)

https://i.postimg.cc/9MBP3yZP/front.jpg
Forum: Hardware mods 20 August 2019, 11:29
Replies: 117
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Posted By Mick
How did you fix the VCC/GND nets Stedy? I'm...

How did you fix the VCC/GND nets Stedy? I'm seeing the same thing again just on different nets.

Also, does anyone know is the reason why A1200 didn't have a RTC because Commodore made a mistake?...
Forum: Hardware mods 19 August 2019, 18:50
Replies: 117
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Posted By Mick
Stedy, I forgot to say I made a few changes since...

Stedy, I forgot to say I made a few changes since sending you the files but you might just be able to replace the .sch files and copy the libraries over. I dunno.
Forum: Hardware mods 18 August 2019, 22:40
Replies: 117
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Posted By Mick
Err I dunno, just call the files OpenA600 or...

Err I dunno, just call the files OpenA600 or something. :cheese

I've got a ReAmiga and Chucky's work is awesome I'm just kind of going in a different direction and maybe trying to get more people...
Forum: Hardware mods 18 August 2019, 14:13
Replies: 117
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Posted By Mick
I've uploaded my progress to date into the zone,...

I've uploaded my progress to date into the zone, maybe Stedy or someone can host the files or they'll disappear after 60 days?

If anyone is looking to finish it I think it's basically a case of...
Forum: Hardware mods 17 August 2019, 22:07
Replies: 117
Views: 6,302
Posted By Mick
Hi kipper, it's U13 that is in critically short...

Hi kipper, it's U13 that is in critically short supply someone needs to replace it with something else going forward I think. Or is that what you're saying? someone could add another kind of...
Forum: Hardware mods 17 August 2019, 19:20
Replies: 117
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Posted By Mick
Does it only have half a hole at front centre...

Does it only have half a hole at front centre (MT5) like this? explains a lot if so.

https://www.bigbookofamigahardware.com/bboah/media/download_photos/a600mb_rev2d_1.jpg

I think I need to...
Forum: Hardware mods 17 August 2019, 07:47
Replies: 117
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Posted By Mick
Stedy how is your PCB only 188mm deep? I've had...

Stedy how is your PCB only 188mm deep? I've had the ruler out on my empty case and it's around 188mm just from the back of the case to the front screw mount, then you have the 5mm at the front of the...
Forum: Hardware mods 16 August 2019, 14:51
Replies: 117
Views: 6,302
Posted By Mick
You should definitely do a modified version....

You should definitely do a modified version. :agree I wouldn't know where to start with most of those for me it's just like a game of dot to dot. :laughing
Forum: Hardware mods 16 August 2019, 14:43
Replies: 117
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Posted By Mick
I'm not very good at soldering beyond the basic,...

I'm not very good at soldering beyond the basic, I will have to pay someone to do it for me who is great at it but I can't seem to find a source for the A600 keyboard controller anywhere, would like...
Forum: Hardware mods 15 August 2019, 13:53
Replies: 117
Views: 6,302
Posted By Mick
Hi Heywood, thanks. I know there were a few...

Hi Heywood, thanks. I know there were a few requests including yours but the hope is people can DIY a board to their own unique preference or someone will make a modified version with all of the...
Forum: Hardware mods 15 August 2019, 11:20
Replies: 117
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Posted By Mick
It's just about complete from my point of view,...

It's just about complete from my point of view, I'm just waiting on Stedy as he is comparing the layout to a real board and then I was going to unleash the files so anyone can modify it the way they...
Forum: Hardware mods 13 August 2019, 18:41
Replies: 117
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Posted By Mick
I could have a go at turning the expansion slot...

I could have a go at turning the expansion slot into a Zorro in another revision but I'll probably need help with the circuit if it requires more than just directing the raw CPU signals to the...
Forum: Hardware mods 13 August 2019, 17:05
Replies: 117
Views: 6,302
Posted By Mick
Hi kipper, Would you be happy with the...

Hi kipper,

Would you be happy with the expansion slot being turned into a Zorro or do you want a header specifically? if I add the CPU signals to either a header or slot at some point do they need...
Forum: Hardware mods 12 August 2019, 10:26
Replies: 117
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Posted By Mick
Thanks Stedy. I've fixed a couple or errors since...

Thanks Stedy. I've fixed a couple or errors since last time myself as I had a careful look through, I think one was power global labels put the wrong way around on one of the IC's and a couple of...
Forum: Hardware mods 11 August 2019, 13:39
Replies: 117
Views: 6,302
Posted By Mick
Does this look like a good ground layer? I've...

Does this look like a good ground layer? I've separated the analogue portion a bit?

https://i.postimg.cc/7LWD57FY/ground.jpg

Apologies for all of the annoying questions but this is a learning...
Forum: Hardware mods 10 August 2019, 14:04
Replies: 117
Views: 6,302
Posted By Mick
Thanks Stedy I think I understand it now, it...

Thanks Stedy I think I understand it now, it looks like it's connected to the same ground at the RCA connectors but the ground in that area is heavily isolated from everything else. I wasn't sure if...
Forum: Hardware mods 09 August 2019, 23:43
Replies: 117
Views: 6,302
Posted By Mick
Ok thanks go0se that's handy information. I was...

Ok thanks go0se that's handy information. I was just looking into theoretically extending the current connector but it wouldn't work because so few of the CPU signals go to the current connector and...
Forum: Hardware mods 09 August 2019, 22:09
Replies: 117
Views: 6,302
Posted By Mick
Hi Jimmy. I'll be releasing files just as soon as...

Hi Jimmy. I'll be releasing files just as soon as I can check hole dimensions/diameters with a real board. I think we all want different things that's why I'd rather make a base version and people...
Forum: Hardware mods 09 August 2019, 20:09
Replies: 117
Views: 6,302
Posted By Mick
I've spent most of the day routing power since...

I've spent most of the day routing power since there are varying track widths, could anyone explain the AGND (analogue ground?) to me please? is it connected to a separate ground plane to the rest of...
Forum: Hardware mods 08 August 2019, 23:38
Replies: 117
Views: 6,302
Posted By Mick
I used V2 schematics. Doesn't it support the...

I used V2 schematics.

Doesn't it support the 15khz VGA thing that everybody is doing? it doesn't matter then what about s-video? will it needs lots of extra resistors and things? if so it doesn't...
Forum: Hardware mods 08 August 2019, 23:30
Replies: 117
Views: 6,302
Posted By Mick
Hi katarakt, I don't really want to add loads of...

Hi katarakt, I don't really want to add loads of mods myself, the main plan was just to get a near bog standard replica released and people can go their own ways with it when I release the files. I'm...
Forum: Hardware mods 08 August 2019, 00:01
Replies: 117
Views: 6,302
Posted By Mick
I've just about found every flaw in extending the...

I've just about found every flaw in extending the expansion connector but two ribbon connectors seems a bit messy so I'll probably leave it to others and soldier on with a basic version for now....
Forum: Hardware mods 07 August 2019, 21:38
Replies: 117
Views: 6,302
Posted By Mick
What are the female connectors the A600 uses for...

What are the female connectors the A600 uses for expansion cards and are they available in bigger sizes? I'm wondering if I could extend the existing connector with a lip so that it doesn't block...
Forum: Hardware mods 07 August 2019, 21:27
Replies: 117
Views: 6,302
Posted By Mick
Most of the sellers are Hong Kong and China and...

Most of the sellers are Hong Kong and China and don't list a brand/model. Won't they have different types of footprints? I'd rather use something from Digikey/Mouser if I can? I know the pin pitch...
Forum: Hardware mods 07 August 2019, 21:08
Replies: 117
Views: 6,302
Posted By Mick
So you mean the same kind of connector as A1200...

So you mean the same kind of connector as A1200 uses for its keyboard? Molex 39532315? and fit two of them? I could just make another edge connector with all cpu signals couldn't I? wouldn't that be...
Forum: Hardware mods 07 August 2019, 20:35
Replies: 117
Views: 6,302
Posted By Mick
I'm trying to take it one step at a time but...

I'm trying to take it one step at a time but thanks for the info, I'll be sure to look into them when I get to that stage.

Is Molex 5027906491 a suitable connector? or do you know of a better one?...
Forum: Hardware mods 07 August 2019, 18:35
Replies: 117
Views: 6,302
Posted By Mick
Can it be to the right of Gayle adjacent with an...

Can it be to the right of Gayle adjacent with an expansion card slot or do you want it closer to the top for things other than expansion cards? I'm just thinking about routing it's totally empty...
Forum: Hardware mods 07 August 2019, 18:07
Replies: 117
Views: 6,302
Posted By Mick
Do you have a particular location in mind or can...

Do you have a particular location in mind or can I just squeeze it in close to the CPU? orientation?
Forum: Hardware mods 07 August 2019, 17:52
Replies: 117
Views: 6,302
Posted By Mick
If you list the exact signals I will as they...

If you list the exact signals I will as they won't really impact anything but I don't want to clutter it with all kinds of mods for now, I'm going to release the files so people will be able to mod...
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