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Post by exxos » Tue Mar 31, 2020 1:51 pm

One project down... 157 to go....

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Post by rubber_jonnie » Tue Mar 31, 2020 1:53 pm

Holy ZIF sockets Batman!
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Post by exxos » Mon Apr 20, 2020 3:07 pm

:cry: :cry: :cry:

It is with deepest sadness I have to report that my pink TV has just gone up in smoke

:cry: :cry: :cry:
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Post by JezC » Mon Apr 20, 2020 3:09 pm

RIP
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Post by rubber_jonnie » Mon Apr 20, 2020 3:20 pm

exxos wrote:
Mon Apr 20, 2020 3:07 pm
:cry: :cry: :cry:

It is with deepest sadness I have to report that my pink TV has just gone up in smoke

:cry: :cry: :cry:
Actual real magic smoke?
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800XL + Ultimate 1MB, 2x 1010 cassette, 1050 + Happy mod, 65XE (128k +APE Warp) & XC12, SIO2SD, 2600jr, 7800 and Lynx II
Atari 520ST (1Meg), 1040STF long button floppy, 2x 1040 STFMs + Gotek, 2x 4160STE with 32Mhz booster, ROM switcher, Mega ST1, Mega ST4, not to mention various bare ST boards for testing including a PAK 68/2 :)
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Post by exxos » Mon Apr 20, 2020 3:27 pm

rubber_jonnie wrote:
Mon Apr 20, 2020 3:20 pm
Actual real magic smoke?
Didn't see smoke, but I smelt it, and the TV light started flashing.. oddly the TV was will displaying a white background.
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Post by exxos » Mon Apr 20, 2020 3:28 pm

Looks like the magic smoke escaped from some SMT stuff on the PSU..

Amazingly there are 50+ of these PSU's on evilbaby.. so got one with 24H postage...

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Post by rubber_jonnie » Mon Apr 20, 2020 3:33 pm

@exxos I'll bet you could have that fixed before the day is out :)
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Post by exxos » Mon Apr 20, 2020 3:35 pm

rubber_jonnie wrote:
Mon Apr 20, 2020 3:33 pm
@exxos I'll bet you could have that fixed before the day is out :)
Honestly can't be bothered, It is unlikely I have the SMT stuff anyway.. I brought this one off evil bay https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/233063219778 Hopefully get it in a couple of days I paid for 24H delivery.
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Re: exxos blog - random goings on

Post by rubber_jonnie » Mon Apr 20, 2020 3:40 pm

exxos wrote:
Mon Apr 20, 2020 3:35 pm
rubber_jonnie wrote:
Mon Apr 20, 2020 3:33 pm
@exxos I'll bet you could have that fixed before the day is out :)
Honestly can't be bothered, It is unlikely I have the SMT stuff anyway.. I brought this one off evil bay https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/233063219778 Hopefully get it in a couple of days I paid for 24H delivery.
Cant you make replacements out of old STs, duct tape and hot glue? Ok, so they may be a bit bigger, and you might need to have leads trailing to the ST/Tape/Hot glue mess, but it would get you going for the meantime :)
Collector of old Atari things:
800XL + Ultimate 1MB, 2x 1010 cassette, 1050 + Happy mod, 65XE (128k +APE Warp) & XC12, SIO2SD, 2600jr, 7800 and Lynx II
Atari 520ST (1Meg), 1040STF long button floppy, 2x 1040 STFMs + Gotek, 2x 4160STE with 32Mhz booster, ROM switcher, Mega ST1, Mega ST4, not to mention various bare ST boards for testing including a PAK 68/2 :)
Plus the rest..
Amiga stuff, Mac stuff, Sinclair stuff etc...
www.electronicnothingness.co.uk

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