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by stephen_usher
Sat Jun 15, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: HARDWARE ISSUES
Topic: STE: After installing Exxos PSU NetUSBee no-longer works.
Replies: 3
Views: 345

Re: STE: After installing Exxos PSU NetUSBee no-longer works.

Would this also explain why the NetUSBee itself is non-functional? (One in about 20 power-ups it will reset its ethernet chip to the point where it gets a link light on the switch, but even then it doesn't respond programatically.) Could your power supply be took good and not provide enough over-vol...
by stephen_usher
Sat Jun 15, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: HARDWARE ISSUES
Topic: STE: After installing Exxos PSU NetUSBee no-longer works.
Replies: 3
Views: 345

STE: After installing Exxos PSU NetUSBee no-longer works.

OK, here's a strange one. Before I swapped the power supply on my STE my NetUSBee (Lite) worked perfectly on the machine, unlike on my TT. Now that the STE has the Exxos PSU the NetUSBee is not working at all. In fact it's showing similar symptoms to when it's attached to the TT with unreliable read...
by stephen_usher
Wed Jun 12, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: Atari to release throwback console with classic games, joystick
Replies: 7
Views: 380

Re: Atari to release throwback console with classic games, joystick

Whole situation reminds me of something, some people do that's a bit iffy, like re-registering old dissolved company names and then trading as them, there's a name in law for it "trading on previous goodwill" some people do it on purpose to make some cash then chuck it away, move on to the next one...
by stephen_usher
Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: 8 BIT CORNER
Topic: Atari 800XL: Ultimate 1MB upgrade
Replies: 14
Views: 1075

Re: Atari 800XL: Ultimate 1MB upgrade

The RGB version has a three-colour logo in the top right, e.g.
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At the back, near the bottom you'll see two DIN sockets, a 5 PIN (composite video+sound) and 8 pin (TTL RGB+sound).
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by stephen_usher
Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: 8 BIT CORNER
Topic: Atari 800XL: Ultimate 1MB upgrade
Replies: 14
Views: 1075

Re: Atari 800XL: Ultimate 1MB upgrade

Is that a Ferguson TX RGB TV by any chance?
by stephen_usher
Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: Atari to release throwback console with classic games, joystick
Replies: 7
Views: 380

Re: Atari to release throwback console with classic games, joystick

Yeah. I can't remember how many companies have bought the Atari mark over the years.
by stephen_usher
Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: MEMBER BLOGS
Topic: exxos blog - random goings on
Replies: 407
Views: 20339

Re: exxos blog - random goings on

I’m thinking out loud here, but could you use the MMU clock on power up to trigger the clock on your board in some way so that it’s deterministically in phase with the MMU? Maybe using it to trigger the power to the crystal or crystal signal to the CPU clock generator?
by stephen_usher
Thu Jun 06, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: 3D MODELS
Topic: STFM case remake
Replies: 195
Views: 31737

Re: STFM case remake

How about Blackbird?

Or, if you want a raptor to continue the Falcon, Kestrel and Sparrowhawk line, Kite or Harrier.
by stephen_usher
Thu Jun 06, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: MEMBER BLOGS
Topic: exxos blog - random goings on
Replies: 407
Views: 20339

Re: exxos blog - random goings on

exxos wrote:
Thu Jun 06, 2019 1:45 pm
Icky wrote:
Thu Jun 06, 2019 1:21 pm
So how far from the floor did you drop it :)
Dropping stuff is for girls.. smacking it with your first is a mans calibration..

Oddly it just started working fine again :shrug:
Percussive maintenance is the key?
by stephen_usher
Wed Jun 05, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: ATARI FOR SALE & WANTED
Topic: Free to a good home.
Replies: 3
Views: 471

Re: Free to a good home.

So, it looks like they're both gone, to different places.