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by rubber_jonnie
Wed Jan 27, 2021 9:10 am
Forum: INTRODUCE YOURSELF
Topic: Hi!
Replies: 5
Views: 58

Re: Hi!

Sounds like you need some STs as well ;)

:welcomewave:
by rubber_jonnie
Tue Jan 26, 2021 9:23 pm
Forum: MEMBER BLOGS
Topic: Mac Classic - will it ever run again!!
Replies: 77
Views: 4476

Re: Mac Classic - will it ever run again!!

Kai Robinson wrote:
Tue Jan 26, 2021 9:19 pm
I presume you have a copy of the BOMARC Services schematics for the Classic? :)
You presume correctly sir :)

:girldance: :girldance: :girldance:
by rubber_jonnie
Tue Jan 26, 2021 6:54 pm
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: Atari TT Gerbers FOUND
Replies: 3
Views: 133

Re: Atari TT Gerbers FOUND

Gerbils. It's gerbils :dizzy:
by rubber_jonnie
Tue Jan 26, 2021 3:55 pm
Forum: MEMBER BLOGS
Topic: Mac Classic - will it ever run again!!
Replies: 77
Views: 4476

Re: Mac Classic - will it ever run again!!

Tomswork wrote:
Tue Jan 26, 2021 3:53 pm
@rubber_jonnie

I've never worked on the international boards but there are some odd transistors in the tube power side if I remember also the yoke connector are bad for cracks from one end to the other

Tom
Cool, thanks I'll check them over.
by rubber_jonnie
Tue Jan 26, 2021 3:55 pm
Forum: MEMBER BLOGS
Topic: Mac Classic - will it ever run again!!
Replies: 77
Views: 4476

Re: Mac Classic - will it ever run again!!

PhilC wrote:
Tue Jan 26, 2021 3:30 pm
@rubber_jonnie Spectrums are easy to fix. Do the composite mod first and then off you go.
Aye, that's what I'm talking about :)
by rubber_jonnie
Tue Jan 26, 2021 3:28 pm
Forum: MEMBER BLOGS
Topic: Mac Classic - will it ever run again!!
Replies: 77
Views: 4476

Re: Mac Classic - will it ever run again!!

:thumbup: :cheer: :girldance: @rubber_jonnie , I so enjoy reading about your exploits. You never know what will befall you in your efforts to give these old computers a forever home. From soldering Iron attacks to successful board builds, you just can't make this stuff up. You should rename your ru...
by rubber_jonnie
Tue Jan 26, 2021 3:23 pm
Forum: MEMBER BLOGS
Topic: Mac Classic - will it ever run again!!
Replies: 77
Views: 4476

Re: Mac Classic - will it ever run again!!

@rubber_jonnie Good to hear the board arrived and the post still works. Have you looked at this site for mac recapping guide he has some you tube video on the analog boards repairs to https://recapamac.com.au/ Tom Yes thanks, I've already been there, I have actually recapped the AB, but you know yo...
by rubber_jonnie
Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:48 am
Forum: MEMBER BLOGS
Topic: Mac Classic - will it ever run again!!
Replies: 77
Views: 4476

Re: Mac Classic - will it ever run again!!

@Tomswork The board arrived today, thanks so much for that, together we will get this thing running again!!
by rubber_jonnie
Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:47 am
Forum: MEMBER BLOGS
Topic: Mac Classic - will it ever run again!!
Replies: 77
Views: 4476

Re: Mac Classic - will it ever run again!!

VGA? No. TTL? Yes - it's quite simple. The thing is, the internal CRT is a custom resolution - there's a 640x480 mod for the classic's but its very very awkward. You might have better luck running the logic board off a separate PSU for the meantime - i just built one out of a meanwell RT65 - has al...

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