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Forum: Hardware mods 06 June 2019, 11:52
Replies: 79
Views: 10,900
Posted By Bprepared
Viktor, PM me your details I can send you some...

Viktor, PM me your details I can send you some riser boards, and one of the first expansion module boards. The Riser is up on GitHub (www.github.com/bprepared), but haven't got around to releasing...
Forum: Hardware mods 06 June 2019, 11:44
Replies: 79
Views: 10,900
Posted By Bprepared
Hi Rochabian, I had to put my riser on the...

Hi Rochabian,

I had to put my riser on the back burner due to my wedding planning and building the Jukebox that we took to the venue. I have not forgotten the project, and will be picking it back...
Forum: Hardware mods 28 June 2018, 12:50
Replies: 33
Views: 4,638
Posted By Bprepared
You can find the hex file for 16F628A here, but I...

You can find the hex file for 16F628A here, but I think it should work on a '627 as well:
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=75106
Forum: Hardware mods 01 May 2018, 10:49
Replies: 87
Views: 13,096
Posted By Bprepared
@AmigaWolf The board is ready, more or less....

@AmigaWolf
The board is ready, more or less. I've had alot going on the last few weeks with my business and personal life so I hadn't got around finalising and pricing up the kits.
I did recently...
Forum: Hardware mods 04 April 2018, 22:16
Replies: 14
Views: 1,620
Posted By Bprepared
Some very nice toys indeed mate :)

Some very nice toys indeed mate :)
Forum: support.Hardware 29 March 2018, 16:05
Replies: 9
Views: 499
Posted By Bprepared
12V is certaining my choice too, in fact thats...

12V is certaining my choice too, in fact thats what I use as a source for 3.3V regulators in my designs so as to not deprive the 5V logic of current from the small margin available on a standard 3rd...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 March 2018, 15:59
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By Bprepared
RetroGameModz on youtube has a video about...

RetroGameModz on youtube has a video about repairing a A500 PSU, perhaps give that a watch.
Forum: Hardware mods 28 March 2018, 10:03
Replies: 87
Views: 13,096
Posted By Bprepared
Thanks Stedy, but the problem was manifesting on...

Thanks Stedy, but the problem was manifesting on standard Amiga scart as well as the Minimig one so jumper issues it was not.
But problem solved! it was a duff 1G97 Logic chip which was screwing...
Forum: Hardware mods 27 March 2018, 18:15
Replies: 88
Views: 16,276
Posted By Bprepared
Love it! The community have been crying out for...

Love it! The community have been crying out for this...which is why you kept it a secret until it was proved working I guess.
You must have the patience of a saint
Forum: Hardware mods 27 March 2018, 13:08
Replies: 87
Views: 13,096
Posted By Bprepared
A problem with the V-sync line is what I think...

A problem with the V-sync line is what I think too, hence the belling out, but no joy there, all seemed good, but I didn't check for a short to ground due to being very tired and frustrated before...
Forum: Hardware mods 22 March 2018, 15:07
Replies: 87
Views: 13,096
Posted By Bprepared
It works....sort of!

Well I finished soldering up the Rev 2.1 last night, and all is well with the Keyboard interface...finally!
However, for some reason the Amiga RGB port is on the fritz as although colours are...
Forum: Hardware mods 21 March 2018, 19:05
Replies: 4,059
Views: 425,754
Posted By Bprepared
Since Stephen is planning A1200 boards these...

Since Stephen is planning A1200 boards these should be pretty easy to port to the CD32 by others at a later point if nothing else arrives in the meantime (honouring the GPLv2 licence of course), It...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 March 2018, 14:54
Replies: 39
Views: 1,165
Posted By Bprepared
The only downsides compared to more modern units...

The only downsides compared to more modern units is that to change the temperature you have to change the magnastat adapter which is a pain when the iron is still hot, and you can't be so precise...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 March 2018, 13:46
Replies: 39
Views: 1,165
Posted By Bprepared
Agreed, I'm still using the family heirloom that...

Agreed, I'm still using the family heirloom that is a Weller PU-2D with the magnastat adapters to use the more modern tips....this thing works a treat considering it's older than I am :)
Forum: Hardware mods 20 March 2018, 11:09
Replies: 64
Views: 20,575
Posted By Bprepared
Hi Kipper, just a suggestion on the boxes, do you...

Hi Kipper, just a suggestion on the boxes, do you have a pizza joint in your facinity? Maybe they would part with a few boxes ;)
Forum: Hardware mods 16 March 2018, 16:22
Replies: 87
Views: 13,096
Posted By Bprepared
SUCCESS!!!! The PIC is now programmed using the...

SUCCESS!!!!
The PIC is now programmed using the PICKit 3 so once I get back to my cave on Tuesday I will solder down the remaining components (I only soldered down the PIC to check the programming...
Forum: Hardware mods 15 March 2018, 15:29
Replies: 87
Views: 13,096
Posted By Bprepared
Oh I do intend to test Ian's solution as...

Oh I do intend to test Ian's solution as compatability with as many different programmers as possible is always desirable. If it works there will be one final spin of the board with a resistor...
Forum: Hardware mods 15 March 2018, 14:14
Replies: 87
Views: 13,096
Posted By Bprepared
Pretty much the same combo as me then :D I got...

Pretty much the same combo as me then :D I got mine from Hobbykit.com, which seems cut above the standard Chinese knock-off I previously used (I had taken the chips tried with that one out of...
Forum: Hardware mods 15 March 2018, 01:21
Replies: 87
Views: 13,096
Posted By Bprepared
Thanks Ian, guess I didn't read that part of the...

Thanks Ian, guess I didn't read that part of the documentation :banghead
I think you are on to something here, unfortunately I can't find my jumper wires to test this at the moment, but the K150...
Forum: Hardware mods 14 March 2018, 16:16
Replies: 87
Views: 13,096
Posted By Bprepared
Well, after several hours of head scratcing last...

Well, after several hours of head scratcing last night I've come to the conclusion that a K150 PIC programmer doesn't cut it when it comes to the ICSP of the SSOP version of 16F628A's (it works fine...
Forum: Hardware mods 10 March 2018, 21:42
Replies: 87
Views: 13,096
Posted By Bprepared
Looks spot in to me ;)

Looks spot in to me ;)
Forum: Hardware mods 09 March 2018, 14:28
Replies: 87
Views: 13,096
Posted By Bprepared
Lol, yes at the current and load values here a...

Lol, yes at the current and load values here a simple potential divider should work in theory too
Edit: although I think those resistors are round the wrong way as that shown would give you 1.25V...
Forum: Hardware mods 09 March 2018, 13:58
Replies: 87
Views: 13,096
Posted By Bprepared
How about one of these?...

How about one of these?...
Forum: Hardware mods 09 March 2018, 13:01
Replies: 87
Views: 13,096
Posted By Bprepared
that's true, I forgot the RPi serial would need...

that's true, I forgot the RPi serial would need level shifting to RS232 as well.
The MAX chip does this for the CD32 signals
Forum: Hardware mods 09 March 2018, 12:46
Replies: 87
Views: 13,096
Posted By Bprepared
Thanks Kolla, congratulations to you too :) A...

Thanks Kolla, congratulations to you too :)
A MAX3232 should do the job for sure, I'm using a MAX3311 myself on the 32G as this is a barebones chip that doesn't implement handshaking and since the...
Forum: Hardware mods 08 March 2018, 14:44
Replies: 33
Views: 4,638
Posted By Bprepared
Download the free copy of eagle, you don't need a...

Download the free copy of eagle, you don't need a full licence to view/edit a board of this size, thats what I did as I'm a KiCAD user too.
Forum: Hardware mods 08 March 2018, 13:06
Replies: 33
Views: 4,638
Posted By Bprepared
This is the project Brian based his design around...

This is the project Brian based his design around (and what my CD32 module also uses), schematics and hex file can be found in the zip. :)
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=75106
Forum: support.Hardware 06 March 2018, 18:12
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By Bprepared
one of these might work as the nominal...

one of these might work as the nominal consumption of a 1084S is 75W:
https://www.ebay.co.uk/p/AC-110v-to-220v-100w-Transformer-Step-Up-down-Dual-Voltage-Converter/2258690389?iid=302466193288
...
Forum: Hardware mods 28 February 2018, 16:13
Replies: 155
Views: 23,432
Posted By Bprepared
I would suggest configuring it like the Minimig...

I would suggest configuring it like the Minimig scart as they seem to be becoming the defacto standard for modern expansions now. that way you can drop the RGBi and genlock pins. (unless anyone has...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 February 2018, 09:51
Replies: 4
Views: 633
Posted By Bprepared
the switches (one in each socket) combine to...

the switches (one in each socket) combine to stereo configuration when both jacks are plugged in, but if only one channel is present the TV will normally treat this as mono and output the single...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 February 2018, 12:52
Replies: 4
Views: 633
Posted By Bprepared
This is a good point, are you sure you are...

This is a good point, are you sure you are getting stereo sound from your Amiga when not connected to the OSSC? The Amiga audio RCA's have mechanical switch that means if you only plug one of them in...
Forum: Hardware mods 19 February 2018, 11:56
Replies: 4,059
Views: 425,754
Posted By Bprepared
Unlikely, Plasmab is still trying to get the SATA...

Unlikely, Plasmab is still trying to get the SATA working on it. I think he's planning one more session on this before he decides to whether or not to go back to IDE on the 'Greatest Hits' TF530
Forum: Hardware mods 15 February 2018, 14:39
Replies: 329
Views: 71,227
Posted By Bprepared
I believe (and someone correct me if I'm wrong...

I believe (and someone correct me if I'm wrong please) that Amber isn't strictly speaking necessary to get the board running. On the Video Hybrid side of things, Kipper designed a modern replacement...
Forum: Hardware mods 09 February 2018, 11:19
Replies: 4,059
Views: 425,754
Posted By Bprepared
That would be this one then: ...

That would be this one then:

https://github.com/MHeinrichs/68030tk :)
Forum: support.Hardware 06 February 2018, 16:26
Replies: 22
Views: 1,533
Posted By Bprepared
Dolby ProLogic is a decoding system that takes 4...

Dolby ProLogic is a decoding system that takes 4 channel audio matrixed into a 2 channel stereo track and reseperates it out, however it can also cleverly interpret a standard stereo track using...
Forum: Hardware mods 04 February 2018, 21:56
Replies: 4,059
Views: 425,754
Posted By Bprepared
Check out his YouTube channel, its basically his...

Check out his YouTube channel, its basically his Vblog particularly in the early days:

www.youtube.com/terriblefire
Forum: Hardware mods 29 January 2018, 18:36
Replies: 164
Views: 25,200
Posted By Bprepared
Hi Brian, If you do re-spin the board, please...

Hi Brian,
If you do re-spin the board, please include a SPI Header - 'a la TF530' as Solidcore and I are planning to include a tweak to the firmware so as to include this feature.
Forum: Hardware mods 26 January 2018, 14:40
Replies: 87
Views: 13,096
Posted By Bprepared
January Update

Firstly let me apologise for lack of updates recently, I've been very busy both at work and at home since before Christmas, and what with getting Engaged to my partner, and preparing my house for...
Forum: Hardware mods 14 January 2018, 17:45
Replies: 87
Views: 13,096
Posted By Bprepared
@plasmab I'm happy to donate my spare to a...

@plasmab I'm happy to donate my spare to a master. :)
I Think I've got your address somewhere!
Forum: support.Hardware 20 December 2017, 19:56
Replies: 13
Views: 778
Posted By Bprepared
There are a number of MAX chips that will do the...

There are a number of MAX chips that will do the job, how comfortable are with SMD as the best suited only comes in a tiny package? Through hole DIPs are available for other ones though
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