PhilCs blog / the latest things hes broken(fixed)

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Re: PhilCs blog / the latest things hes broken(fixed)

Post by Maximilian » Sun Nov 03, 2019 3:22 pm

PhilC wrote:
Sun Sep 29, 2019 12:46 pm
One A500 fixed ( dodgy ram) and upgraded to 1mb chip.
Need to upgrade a couple of A500+ machines, any idea where i can get the ram chips?

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Re: PhilCs blog / the latest things hes broken(fixed)

Post by PhilC » Sun Nov 03, 2019 5:29 pm

Maximilian wrote:
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Need to upgrade a couple of A500+ machines, any idea where i can get the ram chips?
The 500s I upgraded used same chips as some Atari Sts but the 500+ I put a 1mb trapdoor ram into it.
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Re: PhilCs blog / the latest things hes broken(fixed)

Post by PhilC » Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:52 pm

So the wife has gone out and here i'm sat having lined p a "broken" rev 5 Amiga 500 motherboard, thinking I'll have some fun fixing this whilst she is out.
Bloody thing works. :roll: :cry:

Feeling short changed now.
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Re: PhilCs blog / the latest things hes broken(fixed)

Post by Icky » Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:19 pm

PhilC wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:52 pm
So the wife has gone out and here i'm sat having lined p a "broken" rev 5 Amiga 500 motherboard, thinking I'll have some fun fixing this whilst she is out.
Bloody thing works. :roll: :cry:

Feeling short changed now.
Will give you time now to sort out your H4 parts :)

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Re: PhilCs blog / the latest things hes broken(fixed)

Post by PhilC » Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:28 pm

Icky wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:19 pm

Will give you time now to sort out your H4 parts :)
I have all of the Atari parts, it's all of the other stuff on the bom that I will have to order but got to wait for pay day, so you'll get a head start on me.
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Re: PhilCs blog / the latest things hes broken(fixed)

Post by PaulJ_2.0 » Fri Nov 08, 2019 12:07 am

I'm not even sure it's possible to break a Rev 5.
The fkin things are built to last a nuclear winter.

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Re: PhilCs blog / the latest things hes broken(fixed)

Post by PhilC » Thu Nov 14, 2019 9:07 pm

Don't tell the missus but I can finally cross another computer off the wanted list.

This turned up in the post today.
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Of course it looked a whole lot worse when it arrived. It resembled something taken from a dumpster. Just the F3 key to find and then of course the mandatory accelerator, network adaptor, etc. The keys need a good retrobrite which I've never tried before.

Left on the list to find now is an Atari TT, an Enterprise, Sinclair QL and a Memotech MTX512.
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Re: PhilCs blog / the latest things hes broken(fixed)

Post by TimNaber » Thu Nov 14, 2019 9:32 pm

Before the traditional retro brite using liquids and such, check this thread out on AtariAge

https://atariage.com/forums/topic/29119 ... t-the-sun/
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Re: PhilCs blog / the latest things hes broken(fixed)

Post by PhilC » Thu Nov 14, 2019 10:01 pm

TimNaber wrote:
Thu Nov 14, 2019 9:32 pm
Before the traditional retro brite using liquids and such, check this thread out on AtariAge

https://atariage.com/forums/topic/29119 ... t-the-sun/
Will do, thanks.
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Re: PhilCs blog / the latest things hes broken(fixed)

Post by exxos » Thu Nov 14, 2019 10:07 pm

PhilC wrote:
Thu Nov 14, 2019 10:01 pm
TimNaber wrote:
Thu Nov 14, 2019 9:32 pm
Before the traditional retro brite using liquids and such, check this thread out on AtariAge

https://atariage.com/forums/topic/29119 ... t-the-sun/
Will do, thanks.
viewtopic.php?f=13&t=794&p=22376#p22327

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