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by 32bitminus
Mon Sep 09, 2019 3:57 am
Forum: HARDWARE DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Which 1040 STF is this?
Replies: 47
Views: 4854

Re: Which 1040 STF is this?

Maximilian wrote:
Sun Mar 03, 2019 3:25 pm
The .075 is the 2mm variant, I like it just that little bit more than the 3mm variant, but it gets expensive as i had weeks where i use about 10meters

The trade name is Chem-Wik from Chemtronics in the USA.

Maybe you can get me a discount :-)
Let me know what you need and I can find out...
by 32bitminus
Mon Mar 25, 2019 3:04 am
Forum: DISPLAYS & CONVERTERS
Topic: List of modern monitors that support 15 kHz analog RGB signals
Replies: 18
Views: 11730

Re: List of modern monitors that support 15 kHz analog RGB signals

ube wrote:
Tue Nov 20, 2018 11:45 pm
Indeed. Going to take the weekend to perfect my drag soldering skills and I'll hopefully have some 30 for sale in a while..
Did you ever get these up for sale?
by 32bitminus
Sun Mar 17, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: ATARI FOR SALE & WANTED
Topic: FOR SALE or Trade: Misc Atari ST Key Caps
Replies: 0
Views: 478

FOR SALE or Trade: Misc Atari ST Key Caps

So I had a mishap cleaning my Atari ST Key Caps, very disheartening actually! Apparently they start to melt at around 120F, which is household hot tap water temperatures around here with dish soap. I have done this before with other keycaps, letting them soak in hot soapy water in a closed tupperwar...
by 32bitminus
Sun Mar 17, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: HARDWARE DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Which 1040 STF is this?
Replies: 47
Views: 4854

Re: Which 1040 STF is this?

Thanks all, after a snafu with the key caps, I am back in business.

Anyone had any advise on what size case screws I should pick up? I have all the shorter ones, at the bottom of the keyboard, I need the long ones that hold the top of the case together.
by 32bitminus
Sat Mar 16, 2019 3:09 am
Forum: TF520 (OBSOLETE)
Topic: Selling 2x ready built TF520 Cards
Replies: 22
Views: 1934

Re: Selling 2x ready built TF520 Cards

Do I just drop this in? How is compatibility with the 020? What TOS do I need?
by 32bitminus
Mon Mar 04, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: ATARI FOR SALE & WANTED
Topic: WANTED: TOS 1.4(1.04) US 6 Set
Replies: 2
Views: 446

WANTED: TOS 1.4(1.04) US 6 Set

Thanks! I can't seem to find these anywhere except on Ebay for $50, is that really the going rate?
by 32bitminus
Sat Mar 02, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: HARDWARE DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Which 1040 STF is this?
Replies: 47
Views: 4854

Re: Which 1040 STF is this?

What is "good" solder braid, what do you recommend? I want to recap the PSU soon too. I'm sure you're aiming this at the orginal poster Both actually, Ah, I know that soldering station(or one of its predecessors), we used to use those in our electronics classes. I'm a fan of the Weller Magnastat sty...
by 32bitminus
Sat Mar 02, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: HARDWARE DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Which 1040 STF is this?
Replies: 47
Views: 4854

Re: Which 1040 STF is this?

I'd suggest that you might want to look at getting an upgrade to TOS, as 1.02 isn't great. I'd go for 1.04, which you can get here: https://www.exxoshost.co.uk/atari/last/storenew/#0057 If you wanted to go for dual TOS, then there are options a little further down on that page. As for the floppy dr...
by 32bitminus
Sat Mar 02, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: HARDWARE DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Which 1040 STF is this?
Replies: 47
Views: 4854

Re: Which 1040 STF is this?

What kind of soldering iron/station are you using? Normally repairs will go pretty smooth with 380C, when using wick i also wick from the top (mostly C64), that cleans most of them up nicely. Hakko FX888D-23BY with a chisel tip, ~2 mil in width, just guessing. I thought that would be big enough, bu...
by 32bitminus
Sat Mar 02, 2019 4:11 am
Forum: HARDWARE DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Which 1040 STF is this?
Replies: 47
Views: 4854

Re: Which 1040 STF is this?

Plugged in the Floppy and nothing. Pulled stepper was seized, move it by hand worked it free, lubed it a bit. Worked once and died. Noticed if I pushed the transport down it moved smoothly, so flipped it upside down and banged the stepper a bit to get it to move ever so slightly. On my 486 I can now...

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