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Old 02 April 2015, 00:22   #4
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Originally Posted by Rick Dangerous View Post
I still own my first A500 purchased late 1987. In the early 1990ies I replaced a 16-pin custom chip with a soldering iron. (it was the chip which controls the joystick-port and other stuff)
One golden rule in the golden era of the A500 was: Never ever plug in joysticks or mice while the Amiga is running. I broke the rule by mistake and this one special chip was killed.

What was so special about this chip?...
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