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Forum: Hardware mods 31 March 2020, 22:48
Replies: 335
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Posted By Mick
Well I told him not to bother with it but it'd be...

Well I told him not to bother with it but it'd be nice to know what the reason for it not working was if at all possible, so I thank Stedy for his commitment to the cause.

Looking back the...
Forum: Hardware mods 30 March 2020, 00:09
Replies: 58
Views: 3,292
Posted By Mick
Alright thanks rvctech. Well I've uploaded...

Alright thanks rvctech.

Well I've uploaded the files to the zone if anyone wants to give them a try, the routing should be identical to a 2B board. I left out the internal layers trusting that the...
Forum: Hardware mods 24 March 2020, 20:15
Replies: 335
Views: 30,047
Posted By Mick
As promised I've uploaded the latest files to the...

As promised I've uploaded the latest files to the zone if anyone wants to order PCB's and give them a try or whatever. We'll all be dead at the rate things are going trying to ensure the board is...
Forum: Hardware mods 24 March 2020, 20:06
Replies: 58
Views: 3,292
Posted By Mick
Thanks for trying to help anyway. The reason I...

Thanks for trying to help anyway. The reason I asked is I wanted to see 2B specifically as there seems to be variations in all of the revisions. I think Amiga PCB just copied the values from the...
Forum: Hardware mods 19 March 2020, 23:09
Replies: 335
Views: 30,047
Posted By Mick
I spent days checking everything to be absolutely...

I spent days checking everything to be absolutely sure and then a day after ordering casually found a couple of missing ground links under U16 which will probably impact decoupling on it, they didn't...
Forum: Hardware mods 17 March 2020, 16:55
Replies: 58
Views: 3,292
Posted By Mick
Or alternatively can anyone take some really high...

Or alternatively can anyone take some really high res shots of top and bottom? it's so that I can read resistor values.
Forum: Hardware mods 16 March 2020, 14:12
Replies: 58
Views: 3,292
Posted By Mick
Does anyone have a duff 2B board they can donate...

Does anyone have a duff 2B board they can donate to me? were they only released in North America or what?
Forum: News 16 March 2020, 11:57
Replies: 566
Views: 88,325
Posted By Mick
Can't they outsource the manufacturing and pass...

Can't they outsource the manufacturing and pass the cost on to the consumer? (at least as an option) I'd happily pay something extra if it meant getting it right away.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 March 2020, 20:57
Replies: 76
Views: 3,575
Posted By Mick
I think AmigaHope covered what I was about to...

I think AmigaHope covered what I was about to say. :agree

Piracy wasn't even on law enforcements radar in those days, it was considered a victimless crime until big business told everyone to...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 March 2020, 19:12
Replies: 149
Views: 11,830
Posted By Mick
I'll not lie my cousin had one and said he could...

I'll not lie my cousin had one and said he could copy me hundreds of games. :great

I did buy a lot of games later in its life though when I was a teen. Mountain bike and Amiga 500 best Christmas...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 March 2020, 11:50
Replies: 32
Views: 2,058
Posted By Mick
I'd rather just see things like 23 pin d-subs and...

I'd rather just see things like 23 pin d-subs and new custom chips being manufactured however improbable it might be?
Forum: Hardware mods 12 March 2020, 18:34
Replies: 58
Views: 3,292
Posted By Mick
Yeah I remember reading, I don't think Kicad has...

Yeah I remember reading, I don't think Kicad has anything like that though and by the time I've figured it out I'd might as well have just done it checking one by one. There doesn't seem to be a lot...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 March 2020, 16:51
Replies: 164
Views: 11,604
Posted By Mick
This is a good example of the toxic side of the...

This is a good example of the toxic side of the Amiga community, small companies (in the grand scheme of things) supposedly serving the community acting like they're OCP from Robocop :laughing and...
Forum: Hardware mods 11 March 2020, 17:59
Replies: 58
Views: 3,292
Posted By Mick
I've used photos of a 2B to make the minor...

I've used photos of a 2B to make the minor modifications needed to complete it the hardest part is finding differences, I've basically had to tick off vias one by one. The missing power traces near...
Forum: Hardware mods 10 March 2020, 19:29
Replies: 58
Views: 3,292
Posted By Mick
I've been studying this some more, I found some...

I've been studying this some more, I found some more missing via's and 2B and later boards have a few more power traces around the ROM area. This board definitely seems to be a slightly unfinished...
Forum: Hardware mods 05 March 2020, 11:13
Replies: 9
Views: 832
Posted By Mick
I had a look into importing the .drl files into...

I had a look into importing the .drl files into KiCad yesterday, if you import the file to Gerbview on its own and export it as front copper the drill diameters will show under properties > via...
Forum: Hardware mods 29 February 2020, 13:01
Replies: 45
Views: 4,246
Posted By Mick
The DB9's look okay, from what I've been seeing a...

The DB9's look okay, from what I've been seeing a lot things are slightly off it's normal i guess, as long as it fits it doesn't need to be exact.
Forum: Hardware mods 27 February 2020, 19:18
Replies: 58
Views: 3,292
Posted By Mick
Oh I see, it shows up as a via once imported into...

Oh I see, it shows up as a via once imported into Kicad so I'm not sure what is going on there but anyway with the connectors I just aligned my own footprints using pin 1 locations. I decided to...
Forum: Hardware mods 27 February 2020, 19:07
Replies: 335
Views: 30,047
Posted By Mick
Yeah I just imported the drill file to Gerbview...

Yeah I just imported the drill file to Gerbview and then when I exported the other layers the drill locations showed up, I only really needed it for the 3 big hole locations I think everything else...
Forum: Hardware mods 27 February 2020, 13:17
Replies: 335
Views: 30,047
Posted By Mick
Did you mean the via drills? I thought you meant...

Did you mean the via drills? I thought you meant the big holes. All of the via's showed as 0.4mm drill but you can tell which are the bigger ones by the copper diameter. They all had slightly...
Forum: Hardware mods 27 February 2020, 12:48
Replies: 58
Views: 3,292
Posted By Mick
How do you mean wrong? the way they are offset...

How do you mean wrong? the way they are offset for the case?

I noticed that nearly all of the mounting holes were quite a bit off and most other things were not exactly where they should be...
Forum: Hardware mods 26 February 2020, 23:41
Replies: 58
Views: 3,292
Posted By Mick
What did you do your board in rvctech? can we see...

What did you do your board in rvctech? can we see it? did you find any other problems apart from the vcc trace below Gayle and the couple of missing via's I've found?
Forum: Hardware mods 26 February 2020, 21:39
Replies: 335
Views: 30,047
Posted By Mick
Of course, I wouldn't have been able to do it...

Of course, I wouldn't have been able to do it without you, not that Commodore'ish anyway. :great

I have done the A1200 1D1 too which was probably easier, on the A600 there were a lot more ground...
Forum: Hardware mods 26 February 2020, 16:36
Replies: 335
Views: 30,047
Posted By Mick
I've completed it just about. :sleep ...

I've completed it just about. :sleep

https://i.postimg.cc/pTty9sRz/a600front.jpg
https://i.postimg.cc/W3fKWHzJ/a600back.jpg
Forum: Hardware mods 26 February 2020, 12:46
Replies: 58
Views: 3,292
Posted By Mick
I'm not following they both look the same to me...

I'm not following they both look the same to me but I've just checked and the missing via's are displayed on amigapcb too.

https://i.postimg.cc/k51FkjRQ/untitled.jpg...
Forum: News 25 February 2020, 22:25
Replies: 566
Views: 88,325
Posted By Mick
What happened to looking into other sellers? I'd...

What happened to looking into other sellers? I'd like to buy a couple but I'm not going to pre-order with what seems to be a year long waiting list.
Forum: Hardware mods 25 February 2020, 16:37
Replies: 58
Views: 3,292
Posted By Mick
This 2A revision definitely seems a little bit...

This 2A revision definitely seems a little bit incomplete which might be why it never saw the light of day. These are the issues I've found:

C239 not connected to ground (no via). (EDIT: nvm it is...
Forum: Hardware mods 24 February 2020, 13:32
Replies: 58
Views: 3,292
Posted By Mick
Yeah I think there'd be interest in just a close...

Yeah I think there'd be interest in just a close to original board for repairs and such but a lot of people want the Swiss army knife of boards with all sorts of mods to it which I've tried to resist...
Forum: Hardware mods 24 February 2020, 13:24
Replies: 58
Views: 3,292
Posted By Mick
I was just going to release the files for a basic...

I was just going to release the files for a basic design (original board + CXA2075 mod listed here (https://www.ikod.se/cxa2075m/) and S-Video at this point), I'm not looking to make money or wave it...
Forum: Hardware mods 24 February 2020, 13:03
Replies: 335
Views: 30,047
Posted By Mick
Cheers, I'd like to have some idea what went...

Cheers, I'd like to have some idea what went wrong if at all possible. :)

Just remember not to populate U49 (I don't think it ever was anyway) or the keyboard stuff I added in the box on the back,...
Forum: Hardware mods 22 February 2020, 22:01
Replies: 58
Views: 3,292
Posted By Mick
I've pretty much done the A1200, going to make a...

I've pretty much done the A1200, going to make a start on A600 next week trying to decide if I should include the planes as I can always remove them later if they aren't necessary? rather over...
Forum: Hardware mods 18 February 2020, 12:40
Replies: 335
Views: 30,047
Posted By Mick
I'm not sure what is happening at this point, I...

I'm not sure what is happening at this point, I told stedy not to bother if he doesn't want to waste time but he hasn't got back to me. People have busy lives. If a problem could have been found 2-3...
Forum: Hardware mods 17 February 2020, 10:51
Replies: 9
Views: 832
Posted By Mick
When I used your sprint files some of the holes...

When I used your sprint files some of the holes were replaced with polygons so it was difficult to measure exact location, your new files look much better but like Boboo said in the other thread it's...
Forum: Hardware mods 17 February 2020, 10:42
Replies: 58
Views: 3,292
Posted By Mick
The scale seems off with these, when I import...

The scale seems off with these, when I import them into Kicad the longest part of the board measures around 270mm when it should be closer to 317mm.
Forum: Hardware mods 16 February 2020, 13:52
Replies: 45
Views: 4,246
Posted By Mick
Why so possessive about it? like you've said it's...

Why so possessive about it? like you've said it's 25-35 year old hardware from a company that's been bust for 25 years and we're all fans here, from what I've seen there seems to be too much "I have...
Forum: Hardware mods 15 February 2020, 23:45
Replies: 9
Views: 832
Posted By Mick
Yeah I was just wondering if he spotted something...

Yeah I was just wondering if he spotted something in the ones he posted before as I've got on okay with them. If he just wanted to make a thread to discuss them then just ignore me. I think they're...
Forum: Hardware mods 15 February 2020, 23:40
Replies: 45
Views: 4,246
Posted By Mick
Do you know why he doesn't want to share them?...

Do you know why he doesn't want to share them? I've not been back long but the Amiga community seems to be a bit overly-political at times.

AmigaPCB is great but it would be better with all of the...
Forum: Hardware mods 15 February 2020, 19:22
Replies: 45
Views: 4,246
Posted By Mick
Why out of interest? Do you have other...

Why out of interest?

Do you have other revisions or just those that have been published?
Forum: Hardware mods 15 February 2020, 18:58
Replies: 9
Views: 832
Posted By Mick
Didn't you already upload these a few days ago?

Didn't you already upload these a few days ago?
Forum: Hardware mods 14 February 2020, 19:30
Replies: 58
Views: 3,292
Posted By Mick
I just had a quick look at the files how come...

I just had a quick look at the files how come there is a VCC and GND plane? I thought the A600 was a 2 layer board? it had planes as well as the tracks? :confused
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