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by Bikerbob
Tue Aug 20, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: STE / MSTE 68020 booster
Topic: STE / MSTE 68020 booster
Replies: 32
Views: 5809

Re: STE / MSTE 68020 booster

thats still good news.. the fact that you said you have not abondoned it because other factors have taken over :)

Anywho.. winter is coming and usually for a lot of us that means a little more time.. so maybe you will get back to it then.

James
by Bikerbob
Tue Aug 20, 2019 5:41 am
Forum: STE / MSTE 68020 booster
Topic: STE / MSTE 68020 booster
Replies: 32
Views: 5809

Re: STE / MSTE 68020 booster

Any Update Rpineau? Looking forward to hearing Great news.

James
by Bikerbob
Thu Jun 06, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
Topic: Lightning VME open Order
Replies: 83
Views: 14435

Re: Lightning VME open Order

Sorry I did get that straightened out.. it was the Lightning ST that had the IDE..

But to continue.. My plan if I can beg everyone to produce the boards.. is to run

Mega STE / Monster MSTE / Lightning VME / Nova ET4000 - anyone see any issues with this rig working?

James
by Bikerbob
Wed Jun 05, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: HARDWARE ISSUES
Topic: Fixing up my MEGA STE
Replies: 38
Views: 6534

Re: Fixing up my MEGA STE

OK.. first try with the GAL and the FPU did not work.. just blank black screen.

FPU seems good in its socket.. Jumper is off.. Gal is in.. but no join.

I will try another GAL with no lock bit.

James

40mins later.. YES .. working with no LOCK bit.

UP and running.. according to SYSINFO :)
by Bikerbob
Tue Jun 04, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
Topic: Lightning VME open Order
Replies: 83
Views: 14435

Re: Lightning VME open Order

Just thought I would post this here.

Anyone using a VME Lightning with a Monster card??

They both have IDE interfaces and I wondered if one or the other could be disabled so that all runs together smooth??

James
by Bikerbob
Tue Jun 04, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: HARDWARE ISSUES
Topic: Fixing up my MEGA STE
Replies: 38
Views: 6534

Re: Fixing up my MEGA STE

Thanks so much Chris, that answers it for me.. It verified after I did it.. then it put the lock bit on it.. now it cant. Fantastic.. I will install my FPU and then find something that needs a trig or algebraic calc.. MUHAHA! lol.. Pointless upgrade.. but its my hobby damm it. SOMEONE GET ME A MONST...
by Bikerbob
Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: HARDWARE ISSUES
Topic: Fixing up my MEGA STE
Replies: 38
Views: 6534

Re: Fixing up my MEGA STE

Thought I would add here because I dont want to start a new thread. I am finally getting to installing my FPU in my MSTE I am using a Minipro TL866cs to program the GAL using MSTE_881.jed Setup fine, drivers, software all good. I set the chip type.. no problem.. load the file and I can program it. Y...
by Bikerbob
Tue Apr 30, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: HARDWARE ISSUES
Topic: Fixing up my MEGA STE
Replies: 38
Views: 6534

Re: Fixing up my MEGA STE

Wow, last post on this was Dec 2017.. this hobby is off and on when you have the time it would seem. :) Well I just did my A/B switch on my MegaSTE.. that was super easy as the W401 and W402 are jumpered, so it was just a matter of jumpered wires to a DPDT switch and I have my A/B woot! Removed the ...
by Bikerbob
Tue Apr 30, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: RAM UPGRADES
Topic: FRAM 8MB Upgrade Alternate Ram ...
Replies: 21
Views: 3279

Re: FRAM 8MB Upgrade Alternate Ram ...

Totally understand guys!! My frustration is not being able to get something to fix up my hobby machine so that I can play with the extra special toys that I want to play with. FIRST WORLD PROBLEMS!!! No issues with either of you guys.. I totally support everything you have done.. and will wait (I gu...
by Bikerbob
Mon Apr 29, 2019 10:54 pm
Forum: RAM UPGRADES
Topic: FRAM 8MB Upgrade Alternate Ram ...
Replies: 21
Views: 3279

Re: FRAM 8MB Upgrade Alternate Ram ...

The board has been produced in the past. I will go to the Atari-home.de or get someone who knows the group there and see if I can get the PCB from someone who has done it. I am a builder .. not a designer.. show me soldering points and I am good. Ask me to engineer it.. no go. I would rather pay som...