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by Tophe38
Mon Sep 10, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
Topic: Plan for 2019 ( abandoning repairs and upgrades)
Replies: 36
Views: 6795

Re: Plan for 2019

Whatever you decide, it's up to you, and nobody else.
You 're providing some great contributions to our community, but it's mainly a hobby.
So, take care of you, and go in direction you want, the way you want.
But, have fun !
by Tophe38
Mon Sep 10, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: INTRODUCE YOURSELF
Topic: Yes, another frenchy
Replies: 5
Views: 967

Re: Yes, another frenchy

Hi mikro, I still have to CT2. But it's a Rev A, not the common Rev B. Rodolphe don't send me the installation guide for this revision, just telling me it's the same. Indeed, it wasn't. Somebody else send it to me, and CPU removal was not written into it. But, if you"re sure that CPU can be removed,...
by Tophe38
Mon Sep 10, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: INTRODUCE YOURSELF
Topic: Hi from Ireland
Replies: 8
Views: 1281

Re: Hi from Ireland

Hi, and welcome. I share the path regarding computer. Own an Amstrad, then move to Atari. I also have an Amiga 500, wonderful for game, but with an awful OS for a stock machine. OS require at least one second floppy drive and memory expansion, too expensive at this time. With my 520 STF, I can easil...
by Tophe38
Fri Sep 07, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: HARDWARE ISSUES
Topic: CPU suitable for stock Falcon
Replies: 4
Views: 712

Re: CPU suitable for stock Falcon

Ok, it's clear for me.
by Tophe38
Fri Sep 07, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: STF
Topic: CO70789 - 001 REV. C1
Replies: 8
Views: 1946

Re: CO70789 - 001 REV. C1

If it's EPROM with sticker on glass, yes it is.
It's easy and cheap and legal. I have done it on all my STE, even with a switch to change between 1.62 and 2.06.
by Tophe38
Fri Sep 07, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: HARDWARE ISSUES
Topic: CPU suitable for stock Falcon
Replies: 4
Views: 712

Re: CPU suitable for stock Falcon

Hi Exxos, Thanks for your reply. When I look at Falcon motherboard, the CPU printing on don't show 68030, but other part-number. Is it a special version designed for Atari Falcon ? Also, I was confuse with 68EC030, which is not suitable for Atari's bird (Commodore use this economic version for the A...
by Tophe38
Fri Sep 07, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: INTRODUCE YOURSELF
Topic: Yes, another frenchy
Replies: 5
Views: 967

Re: Yes, another frenchy

Hi Daniel, I'm glad to see you here. I damage this falcon board on 2005, and then, I keep it safely for fixing it later. Some years ago, while I was working with some professionals in electronics, they try to fix the place where CPU stands, by without success. But I did not provide schematics, so, m...
by Tophe38
Fri Sep 07, 2018 12:37 pm
Forum: HARDWARE ISSUES
Topic: CPU suitable for stock Falcon
Replies: 4
Views: 712

CPU suitable for stock Falcon

Good afternoon,

About CPU for stock Atari Falcon, is cpu model MC68030FE33 is suitable ? (QFP version).

Thanks!
Tophe
by Tophe38
Thu Sep 06, 2018 7:58 am
Forum: INTRODUCE YOURSELF
Topic: Yes, another frenchy
Replies: 5
Views: 967

Yes, another frenchy

Hi, I'm glad to join this board. I already was in touch with Exxos and Petari, thanks to there greats contributions to our favorite computer. I start with a 520 STF, single side floppy drive :x , and move to STE later. Today, I still collecting lots of STF/STE, with several upgrade (RAM, IDE interfa...
by Tophe38
Wed Sep 05, 2018 8:36 am
Forum: STF
Topic: CO70789 - 001 REV. C1
Replies: 8
Views: 1946

Re: CO70789 - 001 REV. C1

Your TOS rom are standard part number. It's simply mask rom, not (homemade) EPROM ;)

Tophe