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Forum: support.Hardware 14 September 2020, 18:37
Replies: 13
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Posted By brett71
OK, so I tried out the M3 screws I had bought for...

OK, so I tried out the M3 screws I had bought for mounting the motherboard in the case with the DB9 on the ribbon cable, and the screws go straight through the hole for the hex nuts and doesn't even...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 September 2020, 17:21
Replies: 13
Views: 573
Posted By brett71
I did get some M3 screws as were recommended...

I did get some M3 screws as were recommended earlier in the thread for a different purpose, but didn't think to try them for this. Will check the size and threading tonight and report back.
Forum: support.Hardware 09 September 2020, 16:42
Replies: 13
Views: 573
Posted By brett71
OK, so I hopefully have sourced the right screws...

OK, so I hopefully have sourced the right screws for mounting the board and the LEDs in the case.

The only thing I have outstanding now are finding the right hex nuts for the DB9 mouse port at the...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 September 2020, 15:50
Replies: 12
Views: 793
Posted By brett71
Does your Hard Disk LED stay on all the time?

Does your Hard Disk LED stay on all the time?
Forum: News 08 September 2020, 15:38
Replies: 386
Views: 37,234
Posted By brett71
I realize that most of the people writing games...

I realize that most of the people writing games these days tend to target the lowest common denominator, and I suppose this has been true throughout the Amiga's lifespan even when Commodore were...
Forum: News 06 September 2020, 04:43
Replies: 386
Views: 37,234
Posted By brett71
Are there any original games out there made in...

Are there any original games out there made in the last 20-ish years or so that are designed for RTG systems, and would take full advantage of things such as a network card, 040/060/PPC CPU, and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 August 2020, 15:41
Replies: 197
Views: 9,266
Posted By brett71
Only if Chris Huelsbeck does the music....

Only if Chris Huelsbeck does the music....
Forum: support.Hardware 24 August 2020, 16:53
Replies: 13
Views: 573
Posted By brett71
UPDATE: Just found a real easy solution to...

UPDATE: Just found a real easy solution to this...

Amigastore.EU sells the screws needed. They also sell LED boards that include screws.

Just in case anyone else is in the same boat as me.
Forum: support.Hardware 24 August 2020, 16:39
Replies: 13
Views: 573
Posted By brett71
Are the screws for the LED boards any different...

Are the screws for the LED boards any different from the self-tapping 3x6mm for the motherboard mounting?

Instead of getting original LED boards for the ReAmiga 1200's I'm building, I bought 2...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 August 2020, 16:38
Replies: 13
Views: 573
Posted By brett71
When you say 3x6mm, is 3mm the length and 6mm the...

When you say 3x6mm, is 3mm the length and 6mm the diameter of the head or vice-versa? Can someone provide a picture of the screw I should be using for this?
Forum: support.Hardware 21 August 2020, 05:50
Replies: 13
Views: 573
Posted By brett71
Need some screws for an A1200.NET case build

So, I'm in the process of building a pair of A1200's using the A1200.NET replacement cases and 2x ReAmiga 1200 boards. However, I never owned an A1200, so I'm actually building up two new machines...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 August 2020, 17:38
Replies: 257
Views: 39,956
Posted By brett71
Are there any options for active cooling?

Are there any options for active cooling?
Forum: Hardware pics 10 August 2020, 17:36
Replies: 6
Views: 909
Posted By brett71
I've seen someone selling those A3000 LED PCB's...

I've seen someone selling those A3000 LED PCB's on eBay...

The replacement looks great, BTW, the same as what Wrangler made for his AA3000+ but he used yellow LEDs.
Forum: MarketPlace 04 August 2020, 22:51
Replies: 48
Views: 3,630
Posted By brett71
OK, I just wanted to see what you paid for yours....

OK, I just wanted to see what you paid for yours. I recently bought 3 from the same source at $310/chip. Before anyone thinks I'm trying to hoard or something, I have plans for all 3 of them.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 August 2020, 20:51
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By brett71
But that's exactly where the discussion you're...

But that's exactly where the discussion you're wanting to have is happening... I should know, I was part of it. People on that thread were discussing a number of sources.
Forum: MarketPlace 03 August 2020, 20:23
Replies: 48
Views: 3,630
Posted By brett71
How long ago was this? I recently bought from...

How long ago was this? I recently bought from them as well and they charged me $310 plus DHL postage to the USA...and then I also had to pay import duties....
Forum: support.Hardware 27 July 2020, 20:39
Replies: 246
Views: 27,662
Posted By brett71
How much did you pay for that thing?

How much did you pay for that thing?
Forum: MarketPlace 24 July 2020, 21:44
Replies: 48
Views: 3,630
Posted By brett71
Heard back from Nexxon sales and they are holding...

Heard back from Nexxon sales and they are holding firm on the $565 price. Seems like they've got a bit of a split personality in the sales department since one person said they'd try to meet the...
Forum: MarketPlace 24 July 2020, 16:15
Replies: 48
Views: 3,630
Posted By brett71
The sales person I've been exchanging emails with...

The sales person I've been exchanging emails with says that he might be able to come down on the price if I get a better quote somewhere else. Heisener was quoting $310 each.
Forum: MarketPlace 24 July 2020, 04:55
Replies: 48
Views: 3,630
Posted By brett71
OK, I didn't go so far as to have them take a...

OK, I didn't go so far as to have them take a picture with the front page of today's New York Times, but I did ask for a photo, and this is what I got. Thoughts?
Forum: MarketPlace 20 July 2020, 20:58
Replies: 48
Views: 3,630
Posted By brett71
I may have found another possible source, but can...

I may have found another possible source, but can not confirm if the products are genuine. An outfit called Nexxon Inc. (nexxoninc.com) lists in their catalog "MC68060RC50-MASK71E41J". I put in an...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 July 2020, 21:56
Replies: 12
Views: 473
Posted By brett71
OK, so just to give an update... On one of...

OK, so just to give an update...

On one of my Goteks, as a Proof-of-Concept, I took the black plastic sheath off the four connectors that go over the jumper pins and wrapped the metal bits with a...
Forum: MarketPlace 19 July 2020, 20:32
Replies: 48
Views: 3,630
Posted By brett71
This same source also has the MC68060RC60's in...

This same source also has the MC68060RC60's in much more plentiful numbers (139 last time I checked), but unsure if they'd be suitable replacements for the RC50's as far as overclocking them goes.
Forum: support.Hardware 19 July 2020, 20:14
Replies: 246
Views: 27,662
Posted By brett71
But can they be overclocked like the 68060RC50...

But can they be overclocked like the 68060RC50 71E41J can be, to 100 or 105Mhz?
Forum: support.Hardware 18 July 2020, 23:53
Replies: 246
Views: 27,662
Posted By brett71
Do only the 68060RC50's with the 71E41J mask work...

Do only the 68060RC50's with the 71E41J mask work in these, or would a 68060R60 with the 71E41J mask work as well, assuming there is such a thing?
Forum: support.Hardware 17 July 2020, 17:27
Replies: 246
Views: 27,662
Posted By brett71
There is a seller right now that I'm watching on...

There is a seller right now that I'm watching on eBay that is selling 68060's that are printed in white in the top corner the 71E31J mask ID, but in the opposite corner is printed S23328-003, which...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 July 2020, 15:31
Replies: 246
Views: 27,662
Posted By brett71
It's too bad that only a lucky few are going to...

It's too bad that only a lucky few are going to be able to get the most out of these boards since sources of legit 68060 Rev 6's are about as hard to find as a unicorn.

Actually, now that I think...
Forum: Hardware mods 17 July 2020, 15:29
Replies: 4
Views: 700
Posted By brett71
I actually have no use for this card, I happened...

I actually have no use for this card, I happened to get it along with another purchase, so I'll likely just put it up for sale. But first, I want to know what I'm dealing with here, and how to...
Forum: Hardware mods 16 July 2020, 20:20
Replies: 4
Views: 700
Posted By brett71
Firecracker 24 modification?

Hi all,

I recently obtained a Firecracker 24 V2.0 board that seems to have some sort of modification done to it. Would anyone have any idea what was done or why?

I've attached pictures. It...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 July 2020, 16:02
Replies: 12
Views: 473
Posted By brett71
This looks like something I could accomplish with...

This looks like something I could accomplish with my limited skills. Will give this a shot ASAP and let you know the results!
Forum: support.Hardware 15 July 2020, 15:35
Replies: 12
Views: 473
Posted By brett71
The first two options would require opening the...

The first two options would require opening the case and voiding the warranty on it, but like I said before, if it come down to that, I'm not unwilling to do it, just lack the skills.

As a side...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 July 2020, 15:33
Replies: 12
Views: 473
Posted By brett71
Could you elaborate on the adapter you were...

Could you elaborate on the adapter you were thinking of? It is something different from the soldering option you mentioned earlier?
Forum: support.Hardware 15 July 2020, 04:06
Replies: 12
Views: 473
Posted By brett71
Do you think it would be safe to just extract the...

Do you think it would be safe to just extract the metal connector out of the black plastic around it and put that back over the jumper pin? I thought about trying that, but was concerned about the...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 July 2020, 21:58
Replies: 12
Views: 473
Posted By brett71
Pictures added to OP.

Pictures added to OP.
Forum: support.Hardware 14 July 2020, 21:49
Replies: 7
Views: 269
Posted By brett71
You won't find any LEDs identical to the original...

You won't find any LEDs identical to the original ones that Commodore used. They're 2mm x 10mm, but in reality they're just a double LED in a single package. However, replacing them with 2x 2mm x...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 July 2020, 22:29
Replies: 12
Views: 473
Posted By brett71
I'll add some when I get home.

I'll add some when I get home.
Forum: support.Hardware 13 July 2020, 20:07
Replies: 12
Views: 473
Posted By brett71
Minor physical issue with a GOTEK

Hi all, recently I bought a couple of GOTEKs from Amigastore.EU that were in the gray plastic cases, but with an OLED screen, rotary dial installed, and a piezo buzzer installed.

I was intending...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 July 2020, 21:24
Replies: 2,682
Views: 418,955
Posted By brett71
So, the Amiga 4000 has a jumper on the mainboard...

So, the Amiga 4000 has a jumper on the mainboard to select between 2MB of CHIP RAM and 8MB of CHIP RAM. This option was never actually implemented though. Is there something in the motherboard...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 July 2020, 15:15
Replies: 25
Views: 1,757
Posted By brett71
Sorry, those are the ones I most closely identify...

Sorry, those are the ones I most closely identify with Morricone. I'm sure they did others.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 July 2020, 15:09
Replies: 25
Views: 1,757
Posted By brett71
The music he did for the Spaghetti Westerns is...

The music he did for the Spaghetti Westerns is incredible and iconic.

I also liked the theme he did for "The Mission"...
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