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Old 16 July 2012, 08:46   #25
Join Date: Jun 2010
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Originally Posted by desiv View Post
Jens, will certain features be able to be disabled if need be?
For instance, I already have a tomthul (homebrew) non-autoconfig 8M FAST RAM in my A500, so if there was any possibility for them to work together, I'd probably have to disable the 2M on your board..

Other people with other expansions might have similar questions..
The answer to this is easy, and maybe disappointing at first sight: ACA500 does not allow any other expansion than a chipmem expansion. As mentioned yesterday night, the lower 68000-adapter will block the 86-pin port to send a clear message: Nothing allowed here. Further, the 68000 socket will have to be empty, otherwise the mechanical mounting concept won't work.

I know you guys want some halfway portable machine, and if I want to achieve the low price that I have announced, then support must be kept to a minimum. Any other piece of hardware will require support, and neither I, nor my resellers will be able to do that for such a low price. As a result, I'll provide something that relies on a "fixed architecture".

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