English Amiga Board

Go Back   English Amiga Board > Support > support.Hardware > Hardware mods

Thread Tools
Old 08 December 2008, 10:13   #1
Posts: n/a
GVP Impact A500 mod

Hello to all! I wonder if anyone knows if there's a modification for the GVP Impact A500 HDD controller (the old, box-shaped one) to work without the use of a power supply. I know there's a modification like this for the newer GVP HC8+, but I couldn't find any info about the old Impact controller. Anyone?
AdSense AdSense  
Old 09 December 2008, 05:14   #2
I hate potatos and shirts
rkauer's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Sao Leopoldo / Brazil
Age: 52
Posts: 3,482
Send a message via MSN to rkauer Send a message via Yahoo to rkauer
Pretty much the same: route the power lines on the GVP's A500 connector (Impact side!!!) and route for the Molex connector and nothing more.
rkauer is offline  
Old 09 December 2008, 08:08   #3
Posts: n/a
Thanx, rkauer!
Old 09 December 2008, 18:17   #4
Zone Friend
lopos2000's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Cider is best In The West
Posts: 1,238
Try this one --->> Self-Powered A500 SCSI controller
Tried it on mine and it works fine.
lopos2000 is offline  
Old 09 December 2008, 21:13   #5
Thalion Webshrine
alexh's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Oxford
Posts: 12,041
I did this with mine. Dunno if it would work with a "Feather" brick PSU
alexh is offline  
AdSense AdSense  

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
A500 -> GVP Impact II HD+ -> R-IDSC-E/R works! Jurbo support.Hardware 28 19 January 2013 13:00
Wanted: GVP Impact A500 HD8+ Series II Controller Smakar MarketPlace 3 16 November 2012 01:50
GVP Impact A500 HD8+ dead HD Lobotomika support.Hardware 5 06 June 2011 07:30
GVP Impact A500 HD8+ Series II Valuation please? paulcan MarketPlace 3 28 August 2010 15:18
GVP Impact Series II A500-HD+/HD8+ vs Trumpcard Photon support.Hardware 2 18 September 2009 22:27

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT +2. The time now is 01:19.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Page generated in 0.10651 seconds with 11 queries