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Post by exxos » Sun Oct 21, 2018 3:10 am

Exactly. Think I will stick to the older versions.. Most of my stuff was done in version 4!
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Re: PaulJ Progress

Post by PaulJ » Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:09 pm

Heres the current status, except for the untried blitter and broken MIDI this puppy is totally finished.
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Post by exxos » Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:51 pm

I hope to try the blitter tomorrow, time permitting :)
4MB STFM 1.44 FD- VELOCE+ 020 STE - 4MB STE 32MHz - STFM 16MHz - STM - MEGA ST - Falcon 030 CT60 - Atari 2600 - Atari 7800 - Gigafile - SD Floppy Emulator - PeST - HxC - CosmosEx - Ultrasatan - various clutter

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Re: PaulJ Progress

Post by Icky » Sun Oct 21, 2018 10:04 pm

Great work PaulJ

Will be good to see all greens on the table once you pop in the new opto.

Out of interest, a part from testing, what else have you been doing on your STF as you mention "lots of hours without issue"?

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Re: PaulJ Progress

Post by Icky » Sun Oct 21, 2018 10:06 pm

exxos wrote:
Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:51 pm
I hope to try the blitter tomorrow, time permitting :)
Careful not to blow your GLUE chip like the problem Forgottenmyname had at testing the Blitter.

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Post by exxos » Sun Oct 21, 2018 10:18 pm

Icky wrote:
Sun Oct 21, 2018 10:06 pm
Careful not to blow your GLUE chip like the problem Forgottenmyname had at testing the Blitter.
Yep, I don't have any spare chips at all if I blow any of these up :roll: But needs to be tried out.. I don't see any errors anywhere in the diagram.. but never know.
4MB STFM 1.44 FD- VELOCE+ 020 STE - 4MB STE 32MHz - STFM 16MHz - STM - MEGA ST - Falcon 030 CT60 - Atari 2600 - Atari 7800 - Gigafile - SD Floppy Emulator - PeST - HxC - CosmosEx - Ultrasatan - various clutter

https://www.exxoshost.co.uk/atari/ All my hardware guides - mods - games - STOS
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Re: PaulJ Progress

Post by Forgottenmyname » Sun Oct 21, 2018 10:24 pm

Good luck Paul, really hope it works for you :D

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Re: PaulJ Progress

Post by PaulJ » Sun Oct 21, 2018 10:36 pm

Icky wrote:
Sun Oct 21, 2018 10:04 pm
Great work PaulJ

Will be good to see all greens on the table once you pop in the new opto.

Out of interest, a part from testing, what else have you been doing on your STF as you mention "lots of hours without issue"?
I've been pulling together stuff from a few Gotek roms building the master flash disk for the stf, and making backup flashes on the utraS. I sorta have an issue with Gotek, I haven't make an index of the flash sticks so I spend some time searching. I have to come up with a solution for that. Over that I've been installing so of the apps.. installed MWC and played with that a while.. :D :D :D

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Re: PaulJ Progress

Post by PaulJ » Sun Oct 21, 2018 10:51 pm

exxos wrote:
Sun Oct 21, 2018 10:18 pm
Icky wrote:
Sun Oct 21, 2018 10:06 pm
Careful not to blow your GLUE chip like the problem Forgottenmyname had at testing the Blitter.
Yep, I don't have any spare chips at all if I blow any of these up :roll: But needs to be tried out.. I don't see any errors anywhere in the diagram.. but never know.
Do we know the problem Forgottenmyname ran into? I've been going over the schematics and haven't run into anything that's a problem yet. A lot of the lines are already connect to the socket and their not causing trouble. When I'm done reviewing the schematics I'll scope the signals to check for anything that doesn't look right. I have a Blitter I purchased from Exxos which must be STRONGER that a plain BLITTER I mean baby's got a sticker on it an and everything! :excited: :excited: :excited: The Blitter really supper charges the ST!! So I guess it will be close to see who's first to get a Blitter running! :stars: :stars: :stars:

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Re: PaulJ Progress

Post by exxos » Sun Oct 21, 2018 10:53 pm

PaulJ wrote:
Sun Oct 21, 2018 10:51 pm
I mean baby's got a sticker on it an and everything! :excited: :excited: :excited: The Blitter really supper charges the ST!! So I guess it will be close to see who's first to get a Blitter running!
Yeah, sticker makes all the difference!

Really it should be me to try it out, let it blow up my blitter first ;)
4MB STFM 1.44 FD- VELOCE+ 020 STE - 4MB STE 32MHz - STFM 16MHz - STM - MEGA ST - Falcon 030 CT60 - Atari 2600 - Atari 7800 - Gigafile - SD Floppy Emulator - PeST - HxC - CosmosEx - Ultrasatan - various clutter

https://www.exxoshost.co.uk/atari/ All my hardware guides - mods - games - STOS
https://www.exxoshost.co.uk/atari/last/storenew/ - All my hardware mods for sale - Please help support by making a purchase.

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