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Forum: Amiga scene 14 April 2018, 16:59
Replies: 48
Views: 3,244
Posted By Mr.Flibble
Some other ease of use changes will be nice to...

Some other ease of use changes will be nice to make too, like converting the board to take a standard ATX power connector over the old AT style one for example, or fixing the design issues with the...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 April 2018, 13:46
Replies: 48
Views: 3,244
Posted By Mr.Flibble
Nice! Very happy to hear about Eagle being...

Nice! Very happy to hear about Eagle being included now as it opens up porting to KiCAD in the future too :)
Forum: Hardware mods 11 April 2018, 01:16
Replies: 41
Views: 14,219
Posted By Mr.Flibble
Yup, all new information gratefully received :) ...

Yup, all new information gratefully received :)

With a bit of fiddling and some specific parts it's also possible to upgrade the rev 6a boards to 2MB chip ram, but it's not for the inexperienced :)
Forum: Hardware mods 03 April 2018, 01:13
Replies: 86
Views: 9,069
Posted By Mr.Flibble
You utter legend! :great:bowdown:bowdown

You utter legend! :great:bowdown:bowdown
Forum: OT - General 03 April 2018, 01:12
Replies: 26
Views: 929
Posted By Mr.Flibble
I apologise on behalf of the rest of the UK for...

I apologise on behalf of the rest of the UK for this incredibly misguided comment by my fellow countrymen. :nuts
Forum: Hardware mods 28 March 2018, 10:34
Replies: 86
Views: 9,069
Posted By Mr.Flibble
Nice work Hese! Is this just a personal...

Nice work Hese!

Is this just a personal project, or are you planning to open it out to the community?

Next up, what about the A500+ motherboard - original boards in good repair are almost...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 December 2017, 20:43
Replies: 48
Views: 6,986
Posted By Mr.Flibble
Stoke me a clipper...

Stoke me a clipper...
Forum: News 24 November 2017, 00:12
Replies: 14
Views: 2,168
Posted By Mr.Flibble
Yeah, I've got like 4 sets coming, and at least...

Yeah, I've got like 4 sets coming, and at least one of those is for one of my A500's :)
Forum: News 23 November 2017, 21:11
Replies: 94
Views: 14,348
Posted By Mr.Flibble
Nothing much to understand, there were inevitable...

Nothing much to understand, there were inevitable manufacturing delays.
Forum: News 22 November 2017, 23:05
Replies: 14
Views: 2,168
Posted By Mr.Flibble
New A500(+) Cases from A1200.net

Hi folks,

It looks like Phil has posted a bit of a teaser on the A1200.net site - it looks like the next project after the Keycaps will be shiny new A500 cases!

I have to say I'm certainly up...
Forum: Hardware mods 27 October 2017, 15:07
Replies: 3,104
Views: 235,859
Posted By Mr.Flibble
There's a discussion on this thread somewhere (I...

There's a discussion on this thread somewhere (I think) - SRAM was much easier to hook up than DRAM as it didn't need any extra controller logic, it's not impossible, but it was outside the scope of...
Forum: Hardware mods 21 September 2017, 19:04
Replies: 33
Views: 3,364
Posted By Mr.Flibble
She's clearly not going to survive the first away...

She's clearly not going to survive the first away mission :lol
Forum: Hardware mods 20 September 2017, 13:02
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By Mr.Flibble
If you can get hold of the right agnus and memory...

If you can get hold of the right agnus and memory chips you can also upgrade to 2MB chip :D

There's a guide around here somewhere and I can confirm that it works fine :)
Forum: Hardware mods 16 September 2017, 13:21
Replies: 3,104
Views: 235,859
Posted By Mr.Flibble
Although I also have a rev 6 with a non working...

Although I also have a rev 6 with a non working rev 2, it's 8-bit dreams with the issue :)

I'm currently waiting on supplies so I can burn a diagrom to check what the issue is.
Forum: Hardware mods 15 September 2017, 22:30
Replies: 3,104
Views: 235,859
Posted By Mr.Flibble
Yup, hence why I said to swap it out if the legs...

Yup, hence why I said to swap it out if the legs are too short to bend it over. :)
Forum: Hardware mods 15 September 2017, 19:55
Replies: 238
Views: 13,985
Posted By Mr.Flibble
Yuuuuup

Yuuuuup
Forum: Hardware mods 14 September 2017, 22:48
Replies: 238
Views: 13,985
Posted By Mr.Flibble
ooookay, they have two listings now, one for...

ooookay, they have two listings now, one for MC74F803DR2 and another for 74F803...

Before, searching for 74F803 returned all of them...
Forum: Hardware mods 14 September 2017, 12:17
Replies: 238
Views: 13,985
Posted By Mr.Flibble
Yeah, it's pretty poop - I'm going to have a look...

Yeah, it's pretty poop - I'm going to have a look what we can do to replace the part with something else.
Forum: Hardware mods 14 September 2017, 10:09
Replies: 238
Views: 13,985
Posted By Mr.Flibble
That count of 32k parts for the 803 on utsource?...

That count of 32k parts for the 803 on utsource? All gone mysteriously overnight..

They only have the dip variant listed now.
Forum: Hardware mods 13 September 2017, 18:42
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By Mr.Flibble
Not sure it's worth it unless you want the mental...

Not sure it's worth it unless you want the mental exercise?

The Decelerator 4030 project is a more modern replacement which is open source: https://github.com/Sakura-IT/decelerator4030
Forum: Hardware mods 13 September 2017, 18:40
Replies: 238
Views: 13,985
Posted By Mr.Flibble
Oh FFS, I just ran into more ficticious stock...

Oh FFS, I just ran into more ficticious stock with another supplier, but I could re-order for 3 times the price...

Fun thing is that I can't leave negative feedback for 7 days because...
Forum: Hardware mods 12 September 2017, 22:48
Replies: 3,104
Views: 235,859
Posted By Mr.Flibble
That's good news. I checked the position of...

That's good news.

I checked the position of the cap to see if a cut-out would help, but the cap is in different places between the rev6a and the rev8a, and while it would work for the 8a, it'd...
Forum: Hardware mods 12 September 2017, 00:40
Replies: 3,104
Views: 235,859
Posted By Mr.Flibble
BTW, if you're using the 90 degree relocator...

BTW, if you're using the 90 degree relocator board, please check the cap you bent over to make it fit - I had one start leaking electrolyte because I pushed it slightly too far.

You might be...
Forum: Hardware mods 12 September 2017, 00:37
Replies: 238
Views: 13,985
Posted By Mr.Flibble
That's the one :)

That's the one :)
Forum: Hardware mods 11 September 2017, 23:49
Replies: 238
Views: 13,985
Posted By Mr.Flibble
I still have a few parts to order - the 74F04's...

I still have a few parts to order - the 74F04's being one of them - Farnell have stock though: http://uk.farnell.com/texas-instruments/sn74f04d/74f-fast-ttl-smd-74f04-soic14/dp/1106054 :)
Forum: Hardware mods 11 September 2017, 23:43
Replies: 238
Views: 13,985
Posted By Mr.Flibble
Ah good, I saw a number of other components on...

Ah good, I saw a number of other components on that site which were outright fakes - 75Mhz Full 68060's and 133MHz FE parts for example, along with just about everything having a rather suspicious...
Forum: Hardware mods 11 September 2017, 21:07
Replies: 238
Views: 13,985
Posted By Mr.Flibble
Is that where you got yours?

Is that where you got yours?
Forum: Hardware mods 11 September 2017, 20:53
Replies: 238
Views: 13,985
Posted By Mr.Flibble
Sweet! I searched for ages trying to find either...

Sweet! I searched for ages trying to find either the 803 or 1803, but kept running into fictional stock :/
Forum: Hardware mods 10 September 2017, 23:14
Replies: 238
Views: 13,985
Posted By Mr.Flibble
Just to give people an idea - full BOM cost for...

Just to give people an idea - full BOM cost for just the components, board etc is running to around 175 - and that's not including component postage, VAT, etc. Sources are mostly RS Components and...
Forum: Hardware mods 10 September 2017, 22:11
Replies: 238
Views: 13,985
Posted By Mr.Flibble
You might get the DIP package versions, or find...

You might get the DIP package versions, or find that the seller mysteriously can't find the stock, lost the order etc etc.

I've a possible solution for the 1803's if they are dip packages though,...
Forum: Hardware mods 10 September 2017, 21:36
Replies: 238
Views: 13,985
Posted By Mr.Flibble
Fully assembled will be expensive as you pretty...

Fully assembled will be expensive as you pretty much need to gut an existing A3640 for the hard to find parts.

SOIC package 74F1803 or 74F803 pretty much don't exist, and the one or two which I've...
Forum: Hardware mods 06 September 2017, 22:50
Replies: 13
Views: 718
Posted By Mr.Flibble
Now make samples of the different sounds each pin...

Now make samples of the different sounds each pin makes on the drive, then use that to trigger a sound board and you can ditch the floppy drive ;)
Forum: Hardware mods 05 September 2017, 17:19
Replies: 3,104
Views: 235,859
Posted By Mr.Flibble
Ahh, that explains the declaration I had to sign...

Ahh, that explains the declaration I had to sign when ordering the cpld's from digikey...
Forum: Hardware mods 02 September 2017, 20:58
Replies: 3,104
Views: 235,859
Posted By Mr.Flibble
Speaking of which, I finally managed to find a...

Speaking of which, I finally managed to find a solution to flash my cpld's - used a different cable and program which managed to see the chain - only trouble is that I now see a black/dark screen at...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 September 2017, 16:39
Replies: 54
Views: 1,785
Posted By Mr.Flibble
I had mine do something similar right from the...

I had mine do something similar right from the start - I bought one pre-modified with a rather nice 3d printed mount, but it just wouldn't ever work, it'd flash 000 momentarily, then display "--" and...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 August 2017, 15:38
Replies: 54
Views: 1,785
Posted By Mr.Flibble
These were the cheapest I found: ...

These were the cheapest I found:
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/3-5-Floppy-Disk-Drive-USB-Emulator-Simulation-For-GOTEK-Music-Electronic-Organ-/232081793751?hash=item36092722d7:g:DSEAAOSwQItUH8Vh

They...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 August 2017, 16:01
Replies: 51
Views: 4,062
Posted By Mr.Flibble
I've also included a DC jack and a jumper to...

I've also included a DC jack and a jumper to disable/enable internal power, so it should be good regardless :)
Forum: Amiga scene 26 August 2017, 13:35
Replies: 51
Views: 4,062
Posted By Mr.Flibble
I've knocked together a pcb design - need to test...

I've knocked together a pcb design - need to test it out, but hopefully it'll work okay.

Good thing about the Amiga is that it supplies 12V via the serial port, so with the right regulator, you...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 August 2017, 22:06
Replies: 51
Views: 4,062
Posted By Mr.Flibble
That seems simple enough... Presumably the...

That seems simple enough...

Presumably the other one is using the usb port for power?
Forum: Hardware mods 19 August 2017, 12:34
Replies: 3,104
Views: 235,859
Posted By Mr.Flibble
You can either order them from Easy EDA...

You can either order them from Easy EDA (https://easyeda.com/order) using the Gerber files on my github, or you can order them via DirtyPCB's from the following link: ...
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