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Forum: News 26 February 2020, 05:15
Replies: 527
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Posted By rlake
This is just a general observation (and an...

This is just a general observation (and an opinion!) but in its current form it's not a good build for manufacture. Better layout/routing may allow placement of all surface mounts on the same side,...
Forum: News 20 February 2020, 22:35
Replies: 527
Views: 81,299
Posted By rlake
Well, it's here! Have to read the instructions...

Well, it's here! Have to read the instructions and test but first impressions are good, feels sturdy...

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Forum: News 19 February 2020, 19:53
Replies: 527
Views: 81,299
Posted By rlake
Delivery is scheduled for tomorrow so I expect to...

Delivery is scheduled for tomorrow so I expect to be pleasantly surprised!
Forum: News 18 February 2020, 17:47
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Views: 81,299
Posted By rlake
Not at all, it was Oct 21st 2018 around 1pm...

Not at all, it was Oct 21st 2018 around 1pm Pacific. Probably well in the preorder noise, there's really no way to tell when it tailed.
Forum: News 18 February 2020, 07:46
Replies: 527
Views: 81,299
Posted By rlake
Some good news at last! My order shipped, I have...

Some good news at last! My order shipped, I have a tracking number *and* it's one with black keys. The queue is moving! :great
Forum: News 05 February 2020, 22:02
Replies: 527
Views: 81,299
Posted By rlake
Well, there's waiting and then there's waiting...

Well, there's waiting and then there's waiting with occasional updates; it's just courtesy. :( Since only the start of this year they're still advertising new products and commenting on FB, which I'm...
Forum: News 13 January 2020, 17:18
Replies: 527
Views: 81,299
Posted By rlake
There was word on FB of a status update over the...

There was word on FB of a status update over the weekend, has anyone seen it?
Forum: News 14 December 2019, 06:05
Replies: 527
Views: 81,299
Posted By rlake
Oh I should be more specific, backlight under...

Oh I should be more specific, backlight under each key. Should just be a couple of holes to solder.
Forum: News 14 December 2019, 03:49
Replies: 527
Views: 81,299
Posted By rlake
Awesome! Looks like they did a good job packaging...

Awesome! Looks like they did a good job packaging with instructions etc. Any mention of adding LEDs? It's probably straightforward enough but curious anyway.
Forum: News 12 November 2019, 05:11
Replies: 527
Views: 81,299
Posted By rlake
That's cool, appreciate the update! So this...

That's cool, appreciate the update!

So this is getting increasingly strange. With such a connected community, what are the odds of absolutely nobody with knowledge of a recipient at this stage, or...
Forum: News 04 November 2019, 01:37
Replies: 527
Views: 81,299
Posted By rlake
Hmm, that's what I asked for in my latest email....

Hmm, that's what I asked for in my latest email. It's worth pestering just for the chance of reducing needless workload?! If they could just check in with people they might find it's reduced...
Forum: News 02 November 2019, 19:55
Replies: 527
Views: 81,299
Posted By rlake
Cool! Make an unboxing video, yours might be the...

Cool! Make an unboxing video, yours might be the first in the wild!

It does raise the question of what's happening with preorders since August though, especially if they're shipping new orders...
Forum: News 31 October 2019, 04:15
Replies: 527
Views: 81,299
Posted By rlake
Oh hmm, that seems a long time for a kit but as...

Oh hmm, that seems a long time for a kit but as long as they're being thorough when packing I guess?!
Forum: MarketPlace 28 October 2019, 07:06
Replies: 3
Views: 556
Posted By rlake
Hi r.cade, I have an old 8371 pull from an A500 I...

Hi r.cade, I have an old 8371 pull from an A500 I have no need for. If it's useful to you drop me a PM and I'll mail it to you!

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Forum: News 12 September 2019, 05:13
Replies: 527
Views: 81,299
Posted By rlake
Has anybody received kits? I can't recall if...

Has anybody received kits? I can't recall if there was an option to specify, in any case I have to stall shipment due to vacation plans again. :D
Forum: News 25 February 2019, 07:19
Replies: 527
Views: 81,299
Posted By rlake
Looks neat! Thanks for the work and plugging the...

Looks neat! Thanks for the work and plugging the project, I could do with chasing to see if there are any backplate offerings in the making for various boards (if I can find a thread...)
Forum: News 19 February 2019, 06:10
Replies: 527
Views: 81,299
Posted By rlake
But credit card receipts beg to differ! I feel...

But credit card receipts beg to differ! I feel there's a mix of frustration on all sides but in reading this thread to catch up I expected the worst, a few months delay is no big deal tbh. And I say...
Forum: project.EAB File Server 01 July 2018, 23:23
Replies: 125
Views: 17,665
Posted By rlake
Any good DAT checkers for mac/Linux? I think I...

Any good DAT checkers for mac/Linux? I think I have the FTP figured out btw. ;)
Forum: News 29 June 2018, 09:22
Replies: 29
Views: 6,896
Posted By rlake
Hmm! I might need to try that other flash tool. I...

Hmm! I might need to try that other flash tool. I tried the one from the CPLD update floppy (JTAG from parallel is sure one way to test an Amy build!) but it claims my controller is too old.

At...
Forum: Hardware pics 29 June 2018, 09:09
Replies: 8
Views: 3,479
Posted By rlake
I read that the board works with A1200, is there...

I read that the board works with A1200, is there anything that would stop it working with an A500+ or an Amy?
Forum: Amiga scene 06 June 2018, 17:34
Replies: 8
Views: 1,618
Posted By rlake
Oscillators are a nice find, thanks for finding a...

Oscillators are a nice find, thanks for finding a source!
Forum: Hardware mods 06 June 2018, 08:49
Replies: 64
Views: 20,640
Posted By rlake
I searched forever on how to program those too......

I searched forever on how to program those too... the easiest way is to build a little adapter board, here's a good reference for the PLCC pins to connect: http://www.mqp.com/ad462.htm

I think you...
Forum: News 06 June 2018, 07:58
Replies: 13
Views: 3,761
Posted By rlake
+1 for patient? I've had all 4 boards in my...

+1 for patient? I've had all 4 boards in my possession for close to a couple of weeks now and just waiting on the last few parts to arrive... and decent soldering equipment, I fear a little too...
Forum: Hardware mods 05 April 2018, 06:20
Replies: 64
Views: 20,640
Posted By rlake
How about vinyl record mailing boxes? Too small...

How about vinyl record mailing boxes? Too small perhaps.
Forum: Hardware mods 01 April 2018, 22:01
Replies: 269
Views: 47,696
Posted By rlake
Interested. Are there any left or did I miss the...

Interested. Are there any left or did I miss the boat?
Forum: support.Hardware 01 April 2018, 21:53
Replies: 24
Views: 2,527
Posted By rlake
That is wonderful, thanks for sharing! I just...

That is wonderful, thanks for sharing! I just spent an evening reading the A500/A2000 TRM (a great reference for autoconfig) and pondering a quick hack to connect one of those SEEED XC9572XL boards...
Forum: Hardware mods 06 March 2018, 06:54
Replies: 0
Views: 470
Posted By rlake
Replacing SIMM sockets on Blizzard MKII or extension to fit with ACA500

I have:
- ACA500 accelerators (original and plus)
- A1K plexiglass case(s)
- Blizzard MKII accelerator with 2x32MB SIMMs (lowest profile I could find)

The problem is pretty basic, the hang of...
Forum: Hardware mods 04 March 2018, 08:48
Replies: 329
Views: 71,491
Posted By rlake
Likewise!

Likewise!
Forum: Hardware mods 21 February 2018, 05:31
Replies: 329
Views: 71,491
Posted By rlake
Great, thanks for the update! Mick: I bought...

Great, thanks for the update!

Mick: I bought a bunch of GALs and the LSI from eBay and they seem to be okay, just don't expect them to be NOS; I had to erase them all before programming (which was...
Forum: request.Other 06 December 2017, 04:13
Replies: 19
Views: 2,598
Posted By rlake
Looks great, thanks for the assist!

Looks great, thanks for the assist!
Forum: request.Other 05 December 2017, 09:34
Replies: 19
Views: 2,598
Posted By rlake
...and the rest while I'm at it. Not sure what...

...and the rest while I'm at it. Not sure what happened to physical.new Page 7 in publication, that's clearly a printing error! Would be interesting to compare other versions.
Forum: request.Other 05 December 2017, 08:49
Replies: 19
Views: 2,598
Posted By rlake
I had to split across 9 scans to make sure...

I had to split across 9 scans to make sure everything was covered. Hugin seemed to accept all of the control points I put in but couldn't quite get it to do it's magic beyond a 2 image test! :guru
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Forum: request.Other 04 December 2017, 00:28
Replies: 19
Views: 2,598
Posted By rlake
Scans look decent, just need to check over in...

Scans look decent, just need to check over in case I missed something and redo the main insert. Tested a join with Hugin, the only issue I have is optimising the file after conversion (PDF -> TIFF ->...
Forum: request.Other 29 November 2017, 03:40
Replies: 19
Views: 2,598
Posted By rlake
That's a better version of one I have for the...

That's a better version of one I have for the same Rev, thanks! I suspect I can try and find the middle ground between those and the preliminary copy I have; determined to scan them in now although...
Forum: request.Other 27 November 2017, 07:07
Replies: 19
Views: 2,598
Posted By rlake
Amazingly a copy showed up on eBay and I pounced...

Amazingly a copy showed up on eBay and I pounced on it! I'd still like to scan it though, maybe somewhere local can deal with the size; I note that what seems to have been done in the past is to take...
Forum: News 24 November 2017, 21:56
Replies: 22
Views: 3,516
Posted By rlake
How many Amiga-themed easter eggs are there? I...

How many Amiga-themed easter eggs are there? I spotted a couple so far!
Forum: Hardware mods 16 September 2017, 22:28
Replies: 34
Views: 13,850
Posted By rlake
Even better, thanks!

Even better, thanks!
Forum: Hardware mods 15 September 2017, 23:47
Replies: 34
Views: 13,850
Posted By rlake
I'm thinking of making an RGB-only board (and...

I'm thinking of making an RGB-only board (and share the PCB design), would there be any interest in that? I could make space for optional sync/composite on the back or something but I don't need...
Forum: request.Other 10 August 2017, 07:06
Replies: 19
Views: 2,598
Posted By rlake
Technical reference manuals

I'm searching for a (scanned?) copy of P/N A1000SM "Amiga 1000 Schematics and Expansion Specifications" as listed here:

https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/comp.sys.amiga.announce/CgdGpEMnak0...
Forum: Hardware mods 22 June 2017, 08:34
Replies: 30
Views: 8,677
Posted By rlake
Sure, from the parts list: LTL-2350HR LTL-2450Y...

Sure, from the parts list: LTL-2350HR LTL-2450Y LTL-2550G http://optoelectronics.liteon.com/en-global/Led/LED-Component/Detail/367

Found these Kingbright alternatives too:...
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