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Forum: support.Hardware 23 October 2018, 21:42
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By Mick
Jens will probably make some more eventually if...

Jens will probably make some more eventually if he thinks the demand is there but it could be a long wait. While you're there tell him to make some 060 accelerators. :p
Forum: support.Hardware 23 October 2018, 15:00
Replies: 39
Views: 2,086
Posted By Mick
Okay thanks for the detailed response and linking...

Okay thanks for the detailed response and linking me up with this thread, I think I'll avoid them unless some can confirm. :p
Forum: Hardware mods 23 October 2018, 14:14
Replies: 142
Views: 8,836
Posted By Mick
Sorry to hijack the thread a bit but do these...

Sorry to hijack the thread a bit but do these (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/LOT-OF-3pcs-MC68EC020FG25-INTEGRATED-CIRCUIT-CASE-100-QFP-TRAYED-MAKE-MOTOROLA/283216737914) look genuine? did Motorola ever...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 October 2018, 13:12
Replies: 142
Views: 6,825
Posted By Mick
My view of the spirit of the Amiga is that of a...

My view of the spirit of the Amiga is that of a small group of creatives/engineers coming together to create something that was years ahead of its time and as a result went on to dominate the market....
Forum: News 22 October 2018, 22:04
Replies: 244
Views: 13,060
Posted By Mick
Anything that goes through customs usually ends...

Anything that goes through customs usually ends up in the hands of Royal Mail and they charge an extra "handling fee" which I believe is daylight robbery. It feels like we're punished for ordering...
Forum: Hardware mods 22 October 2018, 18:44
Replies: 10
Views: 695
Posted By Mick
There are a couple of A2000 PCB projects on the...

There are a couple of A2000 PCB projects on the A1K forum but nothing released yet as far as I know.
Forum: Hardware mods 20 October 2018, 19:19
Replies: 48
Views: 5,072
Posted By Mick
Alright, I just wondered if you'd had anyone...

Alright, I just wondered if you'd had anyone confirm that they work as I saw some on Ebay.
Forum: Hardware mods 20 October 2018, 14:26
Replies: 48
Views: 5,072
Posted By Mick
Have you had any feedback about your clone PCB...

Have you had any feedback about your clone PCB yet?
Forum: News 19 October 2018, 19:07
Replies: 244
Views: 13,060
Posted By Mick
I tried but it just doesn't look right due to low...

I tried but it just doesn't look right due to low resolution. I think what the app needs is the ability to export/view the final product in 1:1 scale. I would ask to see everything in proper scale...
Forum: News 19 October 2018, 16:00
Replies: 244
Views: 13,060
Posted By Mick
Add <span class='enter'>?</span> to the legend...

Add <span class='enter'>?</span> to the legend and this to custom styles:

.enter {
font-size: 36pt;
}

edit... you'll need to copy and paste the symbol because it's not showing on here,...
Forum: News 19 October 2018, 15:58
Replies: 244
Views: 13,060
Posted By Mick
Yeah I had a try with something like that but it...

Yeah I had a try with something like that but it makes the right A a pixel or so bigger, could do with like an inner outline I think?
Forum: News 19 October 2018, 15:48
Replies: 244
Views: 13,060
Posted By Mick
I've customised some of the other keys using...

I've customised some of the other keys using unicode symbols but like I said I'm not sure if they'll just laugh at the code and throw it back. I'll leave it to you guys I guess too many cooks and...
Forum: News 19 October 2018, 14:33
Replies: 244
Views: 13,060
Posted By Mick
I've managed to do Amiga keys using CSS but I'm...

I've managed to do Amiga keys using CSS but I'm not sure if it's just an abuse of their app, they say they have a parser so it should be okay? I'm trying to work out how to do the right Amiga key...
Forum: News 18 October 2018, 21:27
Replies: 244
Views: 13,060
Posted By Mick
Can they send you examples of the different sizes...

Can they send you examples of the different sizes on a key? you might be able to get a better idea.

edit...

Here is with the font changed to Arial, it seems clearer now and is a better match to...
Forum: News 18 October 2018, 21:13
Replies: 244
Views: 13,060
Posted By Mick
It looks exactly the same in JPEG. This is...

It looks exactly the same in JPEG.

This is the closest I can get it by my eyes but will it transfer to the real thing well?
Link...
Forum: News 18 October 2018, 20:07
Replies: 244
Views: 13,060
Posted By Mick
It looks like an issue with the app, if I...

It looks like an issue with the app, if I increase size by 1pt those symbols become dramatically clearer.

edit...

This is the best I can do:
Link...
Forum: News 18 October 2018, 19:12
Replies: 244
Views: 13,060
Posted By Mick
What does it look like with size 6 as default and...

What does it look like with size 6 as default and size 9 for letters? a kids toy or pretty good?

Or can you make the small stuff bold? they don't seem to stand out as much as the Amiga unless...
Forum: News 18 October 2018, 16:39
Replies: 244
Views: 13,060
Posted By Mick
So the keys kipper is sourcing are doubleshot?...

So the keys kipper is sourcing are doubleshot? why not just offer extra sets when ordering for those wanting spares or multiple colours/sets? won't that bring the bulk price down?
Forum: News 18 October 2018, 16:30
Replies: 244
Views: 13,060
Posted By Mick
Will the standard keyset be as durable as the...

Will the standard keyset be as durable as the original keys? the reason I ask is I have a Filco and some of the keys (WSAD mainly) are already starting to wear after just a few months which is rather...
Forum: News 17 October 2018, 23:09
Replies: 244
Views: 13,060
Posted By Mick
What's the closest modern day equivalent? ...

What's the closest modern day equivalent?

I've only had experience with the MX Browns on my current PC keyboard and I find they register a bit too easily, I've heard MX Black are the same but need...
Forum: News 16 October 2018, 22:40
Replies: 244
Views: 13,060
Posted By Mick
The membrane versions would probably be immensely...

The membrane versions would probably be immensely popular as well if it were possible to get the rubber/plastic parts manufactured.
Forum: News 16 October 2018, 18:40
Replies: 244
Views: 13,060
Posted By Mick
Got it, I'll stop bugging you now. I'm very much...

Got it, I'll stop bugging you now. I'm very much looking forward to seeing them available. :)
Forum: News 16 October 2018, 18:01
Replies: 244
Views: 13,060
Posted By Mick
Ah right, I read it like you were giving us...

Ah right, I read it like you were giving us options and hoping to do away with the ribbon connector entirely since you sounded really enthusiastic about not needing one. :laughing

So if I...
Forum: News 16 October 2018, 17:03
Replies: 244
Views: 13,060
Posted By Mick
I'd vote ribbon cable because I'm a...

I'd vote ribbon cable because I'm a traditionalist but is there a reason why you can't have the option for all? price?

Have you thought about doing the whole top right portion modular so that the...
Forum: News 16 October 2018, 11:43
Replies: 244
Views: 13,060
Posted By Mick
If the a1200.net guys were able to make the...

If the a1200.net guys were able to make the plastic shroud and rubber overlay it would compliment kipper's replacement membrane and their keycaps nicely, one of the problems I've noticed with...
Forum: News 15 October 2018, 17:20
Replies: 244
Views: 13,060
Posted By Mick
I noticed the A1200 has an additional secondary...

I noticed the A1200 has an additional secondary label on the forward slash of the numpad called "Sys Rq", whatever that is. Also the right shift looks like it's missing colour around the outside for...
Forum: News 15 October 2018, 16:20
Replies: 244
Views: 13,060
Posted By Mick
Also top row of the numpad is missing the...

Also top row of the numpad is missing the secondary labels.
Forum: News 15 October 2018, 16:12
Replies: 244
Views: 13,060
Posted By Mick
One more minor thing that's probably more of a...

One more minor thing that's probably more of a preference but the Amiga backspace key is just a left arrow rather than a wall of text?
Forum: News 15 October 2018, 15:59
Replies: 244
Views: 13,060
Posted By Mick
Some of the symbols are hard to make out but the...

Some of the symbols are hard to make out but the only differences I can see is the caps lock, enter and right shift key are not coloured. I wasn't blinded by them. :p
Forum: News 15 October 2018, 02:26
Replies: 244
Views: 13,060
Posted By Mick
I'd definitely be interest in a couple of...

I'd definitely be interest in a couple of A500/A1200 MX keyboards depending on price, possibly a A600 in case of a future new case. In terms of cap colours I'd probably just want whatever is closest...
Forum: News 14 October 2018, 20:01
Replies: 244
Views: 13,060
Posted By Mick
Great work. All we are missing now is open...

Great work.

All we are missing now is open source A500/A600 pcb's. ;)
Forum: Hardware mods 15 June 2018, 21:28
Replies: 164
Views: 13,710
Posted By Mick
Well Jens is a businessman running a business...

Well Jens is a businessman running a business rather than a hobbyist with a separate job so you can't really expect him to act out of generosity or community spirit. If he's not selling ACA630 then...
Forum: Hardware mods 15 June 2018, 14:35
Replies: 164
Views: 13,710
Posted By Mick
That would be great. If the PCB's were being sold...

That would be great. If the PCB's were being sold by the creator I could understand them not wanting to make the files public but it's not even possible to buy them. So frustrating.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 June 2018, 11:36
Replies: 3
Views: 688
Posted By Mick
Nice username and a good result yesterday. :p

Nice username and a good result yesterday. :p
Forum: Hardware mods 15 June 2018, 11:33
Replies: 164
Views: 13,710
Posted By Mick
Available is stretching it a bit, try getting one...

Available is stretching it a bit, try getting one today. :p

Anyway, a revision 6 board might be better as a new project as the 1MB Agnus's are way easier to get and it's not like a stock A500...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 June 2018, 11:25
Replies: 8
Views: 1,129
Posted By Mick
Just an update to say I took delivery of a...

Just an update to say I took delivery of a lifetime supply of crystals yesterday, the original post has been updated with a photo.

Did anybody else order any then? be sure to spread the word.
Forum: Hardware mods 15 June 2018, 01:30
Replies: 164
Views: 13,710
Posted By Mick
Very nice! There have been so many PCB's...

Very nice!

There have been so many PCB's designed recently it's like a new golden age. I knew the A1200.net case would come in handy eventually.

A500 motherboard next please. :p
Forum: Amiga scene 05 June 2018, 11:58
Replies: 8
Views: 1,129
Posted By Mick
If there's anything particular you're after I'd...

If there's anything particular you're after I'd suggest emailing him, if he doesn't already have it he may be able to get it.
Forum: Amiga scene 04 June 2018, 18:57
Replies: 8
Views: 1,129
Posted By Mick
Thumbs up KRP Electronics - selling 23pin D-sub's and 28.37516Mhz crystals

Hello everyone,

I wasn't sure where to post this but the news section seems to be as good a place as any.

In my pursuit to find some difficult parts I recently found this page...
Forum: News 22 May 2018, 13:39
Replies: 13
Views: 3,206
Posted By Mick
I got an email update earlier saying that I'm on...

I got an email update earlier saying that I'm on the list but to be patient, they're fulfilling orders for those who wanted all 4 items first. It sounds like they've been absolutely swamped by high...
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