My summer project: A colour Stacy

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Re: My summer project: A colour Stacy

Post by derkom » Tue Jan 05, 2021 10:47 am

Next, installation of the remote display for the OSSC (finally getting back to the original plan here)...

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...whose daughterboard plugs directly into the now unused TOS ROM sockets...

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...which provides convenient access to the OSSC menu system via the TOS ROM door on the bottom of the Stacy. :P

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Re: My summer project: A colour Stacy

Post by derkom » Tue Jan 05, 2021 12:01 pm

SD card extension cable installed, to allow OSSC firmware updates without having to open the Stacy again...

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The other end is in the TOS door, next to the screen. Firmware updated to verify it works...

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Re: My summer project: A colour Stacy

Post by derkom » Sun Jan 10, 2021 1:36 pm

For the first time, all internal pieces installed at the same time!

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The keyboard still fits. :lol:

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Re: My summer project: A colour Stacy

Post by derkom » Sun Jan 10, 2021 1:48 pm

I got access to a dual extruder 3D printer and decided to have a little fun with the switch panel for CPU and TOS bank selection...

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It clips into the holes in the battery compartment that were originally intended for the battery contacts, and feeds the wires inside the case via the same holes...

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In the final installation, the switch panel will be totally flush with the left hand side of the battery compartment, but I know from my test pieces that it won't come out without breaking, so I won't pop it all the way in there until I know I won't want to take it back out.

This basically completes everything in the main body of the Stacy, so it's time to get back to working on the screen.

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Re: My summer project: A colour Stacy

Post by Darklord » Tue Jan 12, 2021 8:00 pm

That looks great - really neat and professional! :)

I put the toggle switch for the Pak board inside the battery compartment as well.

The one that lets you switch between TOS versions. (I rarely switch).
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