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by rubber_jonnie
Sun Nov 04, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: ALPHA USER BUILDS
Topic: R_J Progress
Replies: 46
Views: 589

Re: R_J Progress

So the box of parts is slowly emptying, and the board is progressing. I think I've got all of the 1Uf capacitors done now, all the sockets are installed, and I've made a start on the resistors now. Once I finish them I'll move onto the diodes, and once I have no parts left in the box, I'll do a chec...
by rubber_jonnie
Sun Nov 04, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: ALPHA USER BUILDS
Topic: R_J Progress
Replies: 46
Views: 589

Re: R_J Progress

Looking good R_J. Are you going through the patches as well as you go along or are you looking at them after assembly? The plan is to assemble first than patch once all the grunt work is done. That way I don't get distracted from assembly by the patching, and I can do one patch at a time as and whe...
by rubber_jonnie
Sun Nov 04, 2018 8:28 am
Forum: ALPHA USER BUILDS
Topic: R_J Progress
Replies: 46
Views: 589

Re: R_J Progress

Got some more time yesterday, will hopefully have time this afternoon/evening too, slowly ticking off the components on the list. Hopefully I can get a load of capacitors and resistors etc in today, then it's a case of rifling through my parts bins to see what I've got in stock and making a list of ...
by rubber_jonnie
Fri Nov 02, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: FLOPPY DRIVES KITS & UPGRADES
Topic: Going Gotek - FlashFloppy How To
Replies: 31
Views: 6710

Re: Going Gotek - FlashFloppy How To

Morning, and thanks for your questions! These are questions, which to be honest never came up when I was first writing this how to, but they are perfectly valid and reasonable to ask. I'll answer what I can for you based on my experiences with STFMs and STEs, and if I'm wrong, then hopefully one of ...
by rubber_jonnie
Thu Nov 01, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: ALPHA USER BUILDS
Topic: R_J Progress
Replies: 46
Views: 589

Re: R_J Progress

exxos wrote:
Thu Nov 01, 2018 12:51 pm
rubber_jonnie wrote:
Thu Nov 01, 2018 12:48 pm
Looking forward to getting the build finished so I can apply the fixes and test!!
Have fun :) :thumbup:
I surely will :)
by rubber_jonnie
Thu Nov 01, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: ALPHA USER BUILDS
Topic: R_J Progress
Replies: 46
Views: 589

Re: R_J Progress

Looking forward to getting the build finished so I can apply the fixes and test!!
by rubber_jonnie
Thu Nov 01, 2018 12:12 pm
Forum: ALPHA USER BUILDS
Topic: R_J Progress
Replies: 46
Views: 589

Re: R_J Progress

Good news, the last of my sockets arrived today, so I can crack on :)
by rubber_jonnie
Thu Nov 01, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: ALPHA USER BUILDS
Topic: R_J Progress
Replies: 46
Views: 589

Re: R_J Progress

PaulJ wrote:
Sun Oct 28, 2018 3:37 pm
What temp do you use on the hot air?
Hmm, now you're asking, I don't recall. I do recall that it needed a lot of patience before the board got hot enough for me to remove the PLCC sockets though.
by rubber_jonnie
Thu Nov 01, 2018 11:29 am
Forum: 3D MODELS
Topic: Atari ST Parts group on Thingiverse
Replies: 17
Views: 756

Re: Atari ST Parts group on Thingiverse

Just joined the group on Thingiverse.
by rubber_jonnie
Thu Nov 01, 2018 10:50 am
Forum: HARDWARE ISSUES
Topic: DMA issues
Replies: 10
Views: 251

Re: DMA issues

I've also encountered problems with the floppy not working with a HDD plugged in.