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Re: Icky Projects

Post by mikro » Sun Nov 08, 2020 9:20 am

Sweet. :) As I faced similar problem and since I lack your 3D printing / PCB designing skills, I had to do with a home made solution:
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The biggest hell was to flip *all* the ribbon connectors, so I could place it like that (otherwise they would go the "wrong" direction - on the top of the PCB). This way I could keep even the shielding and everything.

As you can see, even the 4 MB module fits nicely.

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Post by Icky » Sun Nov 08, 2020 9:51 am

Nice solution @mikro. I did go down that route but wasn't satisfied. Plus the external graphics 3D printed GFX card housing I did still kept nagging at my OCD. I really wanted a neat solution.

Am hoping I can refine this so it becomes a sort of frame that can be placed into the TT and provide all the right ports out neatly at the back.

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Re: Icky Projects

Post by rubber_jonnie » Sun Nov 08, 2020 10:09 am

I assume since it also has VME, this might work for the MegaSTE as well?

Is anyone aware of any modern solutions for VME as I'd be interested in some sort of adapter to drop a suitable VGA card into mine?
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Re: Icky Projects

Post by Icky » Fri Dec 11, 2020 1:57 pm

Not Atari but a bit of retro.

Nicely printed Crash 2021 ZX Spectrum annual

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Re: Icky Projects

Post by Icky » Tue Dec 15, 2020 8:31 pm

More reading a nice small reference book for £2.

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Re: Icky Projects

Post by exxos » Tue Dec 15, 2020 8:43 pm

Icky wrote:
Tue Dec 15, 2020 8:31 pm
More reading a nice small reference book for £2.
Ohhh that penfold guy, expect mass errors! :lol: I actually think I have that book somewhere here..
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