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Forum: support.Hardware 10 December 2018, 13:46
Replies: 94
Views: 4,543
Posted By ElectroBlaster
I recently snagged an Emplant board. Mine has...

I recently snagged an Emplant board. Mine has what appears to be the scsi part on it.

But no physical roms etc. I know hardly anything about this board but decided I wanted to try one out.

Have...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 December 2018, 13:16
Replies: 14
Views: 592
Posted By ElectroBlaster
I did a bunch of amiga drive imaging a couple of...

I did a bunch of amiga drive imaging a couple of months back!

I did initially try those IDE2USB adaptor things but they are a pita if the drives are small in capacity as they just do not appear at...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 December 2018, 16:30
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By ElectroBlaster
The 3000 was probably Commodores finest moment...

The 3000 was probably Commodores finest moment but whoever decided it was a good idea to put a god dam battery in that tightly packed area... well I wont type the words here or I will get banned lol....
Forum: support.Hardware 21 November 2018, 14:47
Replies: 14
Views: 606
Posted By ElectroBlaster
This would be possible by using somebody like...

This would be possible by using somebody like PCBWay.

But instead of populating the board with tracks/pads etc just put in the holes you need for the drive and a pci backplate maybe, ensure the...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 November 2018, 14:20
Replies: 361
Views: 72,430
Posted By ElectroBlaster
Thank you so much Galahad! For even attempting to...

Thank you so much Galahad! For even attempting to do it let alone going the whole hog and converting it. I never did understand why this game was not released on the Amiga but now that has been...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 October 2018, 20:26
Replies: 34
Views: 1,424
Posted By ElectroBlaster
I keep reading and hearing really good things...

I keep reading and hearing really good things about Chipquick!

I am going to get some, any recommendations where to get it?

Also I need to rework an A2000 board, the joystick port needs...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 October 2018, 19:55
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By ElectroBlaster
Regarding CPU in backwards! I bought an A2000...

Regarding CPU in backwards! I bought an A2000 from Italy a while back!

Apart from having a rather ingenious heath-robinson joystick port hack the board was in pretty good overall shape. I powered...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 October 2018, 03:15
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By ElectroBlaster
The only option other than grabbing a dead 600...

The only option other than grabbing a dead 600 from fleabay is the guy who tears amigas apart, again on ebay! That chap will defo have some of what you are searching for :)

Also how bad are your...
Forum: MarketPlace 19 October 2018, 16:19
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By ElectroBlaster
Thanks :) Sounds great :) please let...

Thanks :)



Sounds great :) please let me know if you do and how much you would like for it!
Forum: support.Hardware 16 October 2018, 16:52
Replies: 34
Views: 1,424
Posted By ElectroBlaster
Biggest selling point is the tip is heat...

Biggest selling point is the tip is heat resistant and forms a good close seal, so it sucks the solder up with minimal fuss! Also it can be replaced! I bought a bunch of replacement tubes for mine....
Forum: support.Hardware 16 October 2018, 16:12
Replies: 34
Views: 1,424
Posted By ElectroBlaster
If you MUST use a desolder pump thingy get one of...

If you MUST use a desolder pump thingy get one of these and toss the rest in the bin! I have a large kit of soldering stuff, including desoldering vacuum, soldering iron stations etc and these little...
Forum: Hardware pics 15 October 2018, 04:15
Replies: 55
Views: 8,795
Posted By ElectroBlaster
Do you have any plans for the old front? I badly...

Do you have any plans for the old front? I badly need one :( one of the side edges has fallen off... can only assume its the age of the plastic, it has gone brittle.
Forum: MarketPlace 14 October 2018, 00:34
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By ElectroBlaster
Looks like fabbing one up or 3d printing one is...

Looks like fabbing one up or 3d printing one is the only way to go!

Back along I saw a few knocking about for sale and I just didnt need one :(
Typical in Amigaland.
Forum: MarketPlace 12 October 2018, 15:23
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By ElectroBlaster
Any luck?

Any luck?
Forum: Hardware pics 10 October 2018, 23:32
Replies: 7
Views: 1,999
Posted By ElectroBlaster
I fancy some of this action :)

I fancy some of this action :)
Forum: Hardware pics 10 October 2018, 23:15
Replies: 55
Views: 8,795
Posted By ElectroBlaster
Also the psu 3d print frame! what thickiness was...

Also the psu 3d print frame! what thickiness was that printed in?

Great machine btw! I will eventually have one perfect machine if all goes well (amigaland is never easy in reality lol)
Forum: Hardware pics 10 October 2018, 23:11
Replies: 55
Views: 8,795
Posted By ElectroBlaster
Who was it that did the work? I want some done, I...

Who was it that did the work? I want some done, I could probably do this myself but its sourcing the correct caps... its all about the correct physical size and I am rubbish as this sorta thing.
Forum: support.Hardware 10 October 2018, 13:26
Replies: 15
Views: 411
Posted By ElectroBlaster
These sheilds are somekind of thin tinned steel...

These sheilds are somekind of thin tinned steel designed to resist corrosion, hence why they turn that scabby black!

If rust becomes too much, it takes over and everything starts rotting.

I...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 October 2018, 13:19
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By ElectroBlaster
I suspect 100% the disk has shed some magnetic...

I suspect 100% the disk has shed some magnetic media and also some mold!

The heads will be caked in it, same sort of thing that happens to tape decks with old cassettes, reel-to-reels etc, the...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 October 2018, 23:24
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By ElectroBlaster
Iansteadman's adaptor provides the missing tick...

Iansteadman's adaptor provides the missing tick signal and also makes it very easy to connect up!

The hard bit is how you want to physically mount this inside the 2000.

I am a fusspot and would...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 October 2018, 23:14
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By ElectroBlaster
Looks like a machine that was cared for once upon...

Looks like a machine that was cared for once upon a time!

Somebody splurged out for the 030, extra hard drive and then one day it was relegated to some dark corner and forgotten about :(

How...
Forum: MarketPlace 05 October 2018, 12:21
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By ElectroBlaster
Thank you so much! if you do find it that would...

Thank you so much! if you do find it that would be great, let me know what you would want for it. :)
Forum: MarketPlace 01 October 2018, 02:11
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By ElectroBlaster
WTD: A4000 metal bar (for Zorro Riser board)

Does anyone have one of these for sale?

A4000 metal bar (for Zorro Riser board)

Tia :)
Forum: support.Hardware 24 August 2018, 01:10
Replies: 16
Views: 671
Posted By ElectroBlaster
I snagged 3 x A2000 motherboards a while back!...

I snagged 3 x A2000 motherboards a while back! They were filthy.

I sacked the leaky varta batteries, used lemon juice to knock out the batter acid. Then decided to wash the boards in the bathroom,...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 August 2018, 18:51
Replies: 14
Views: 572
Posted By ElectroBlaster
I have a pair of generic looking 5.25 externals...

I have a pair of generic looking 5.25 externals and an oceanic (need to double check as that one could be for the c64?)

But both the generic 5.25's appear to have standard boards inside attached...
Forum: Hardware mods 25 July 2018, 02:57
Replies: 30
Views: 8,363
Posted By ElectroBlaster
Gentle push/bump/nudge! I would love for...

Gentle push/bump/nudge!

I would love for this flaming things connector to be pinned out, the original pictures are fuzzy and do not show enough detail. Hot glue is all over the board aswell :(
Forum: support.Hardware 20 May 2018, 23:17
Replies: 24
Views: 1,420
Posted By ElectroBlaster
I am very interested to know what IDE adaptor is...

I am very interested to know what IDE adaptor is on that! I am going to assume an early ICD Board placed into the 68000.

The power lead going to the hard drive looks a real bodged up job!

Could...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 May 2018, 22:20
Replies: 17
Views: 1,347
Posted By ElectroBlaster
Excellent stuff :)

Excellent stuff :)
Forum: support.Hardware 25 January 2018, 14:24
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By ElectroBlaster
I have a Prometheus but need to actually use it!...

I have a Prometheus but need to actually use it! Bought it along with a Voodoo 3 card.

Going a bit slow restoring the A4000 :(
Forum: support.Hardware 16 December 2017, 15:09
Replies: 20
Views: 1,763
Posted By ElectroBlaster
Any updates? how did it go? I am going to get...

Any updates? how did it go? I am going to get some of this sugru stuff to fix an A1500 front panel. Hoping I can build this stuff around some sheared off mounting posts after using a bit of superglue...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 December 2017, 11:28
Replies: 14
Views: 731
Posted By ElectroBlaster
I will be heading into these murky waters soon!...

I will be heading into these murky waters soon! Got one of these combo cards and an scsi drive or two. SCSI stuff is something I have never really messed with other than a cd drive and a flatbed...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 December 2017, 12:31
Replies: 8
Views: 1,618
Posted By ElectroBlaster
This will be nuts if it is ever made to run/work...

This will be nuts if it is ever made to run/work but what would just blow me away is somebody going the whole hog and churning a bunch of them out to buy!

CD is old hat I guess but for the Amiga...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 December 2017, 16:29
Replies: 13
Views: 931
Posted By ElectroBlaster
Very interested to see everyone's solutions on...

Very interested to see everyone's solutions on this subject! I need to repair an A1500 front panel. All of the mounting posts were ripped off by the previous owner and they used some kind of two-part...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 December 2017, 01:08
Replies: 13
Views: 931
Posted By ElectroBlaster
Cracked an A500 case some years back! I happend...

Cracked an A500 case some years back! I happend to have some decent Araldite Superglue. I rolled with it and the repair was better than I thought it would be! It has held fast and did not make any...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 December 2017, 16:14
Replies: 20
Views: 1,763
Posted By ElectroBlaster
I had an A600 years ago whilst still living with...

I had an A600 years ago whilst still living with my parents. The same thing with the clips, snapped off when I attempted to pull the top half of the case.

At the time I managed to drill two holes...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 November 2017, 13:15
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By ElectroBlaster
I have a broken disk drive bezel made from what...

I have a broken disk drive bezel made from what appears to be the same plastic!

I am going to try it out, one of the tabs was sheared off, if that glues solid then I will progress to the front...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 November 2017, 22:55
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By ElectroBlaster
I have some acetone gel used for plastic pipe...

I have some acetone gel used for plastic pipe bonding, I have had mixed results though! Some plastics seem to glue better than others.
Forum: support.Hardware 19 November 2017, 22:25
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By ElectroBlaster
Repairing A1500 front panel...

Looking for some advice regarding a busted A1500 front panel.

The mounting posts had been snapped at some point in its life, the previous owner looks like they made a valiant attempt using some...
Forum: MarketPlace 16 November 2017, 11:18
Replies: 1
Views: 324
Posted By ElectroBlaster
Expressing an interest. Will PM.

Expressing an interest.

Will PM.
Forum: MarketPlace 13 November 2017, 14:36
Replies: 0
Views: 232
Posted By ElectroBlaster
WTB: Amiga 1500 or 2000 Motherboard!

I am looking for an A1500 or A2000 motherboard. Willing to pay for a good one with no battery leakage or mild leakage.

PM me :)
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