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My retro computer blog

Post by PeteW » Wed Jul 25, 2018 8:38 pm

Don't know if it's ok to post a link to my blog here detailing my work on the ST, apologies if not:

https://retrocomputerresto.wordpress.com

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Re: My retro computer blog

Post by DrF » Wed Jul 25, 2018 10:19 pm

Keep going, it's looking cool so far, proper orig. content :bravo: :coolpics:

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Re: My retro computer blog

Post by rpineau » Wed Jul 25, 2018 11:30 pm

:goodpost: :bravo:
Working ones : MegaSTE (68020) / TT030 / Falcon with AB040 & Eclipse / 1040STF
Need testing : Falcon with CT2

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Re: My retro computer blog

Post by dhedberg » Thu Jul 26, 2018 1:33 pm

I always enjoy reading Atari related blogs! Keep it up!
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Re: My retro computer blog

Post by PeteW » Thu Jul 26, 2018 7:01 pm

I've just updated the blog with an idea for how I'm going to install my gotek in the case. Not sure if it's been done on an ST before...

Will post how it goes both in the blog and on here when I have the parts.

By the way, how do I embed images in a post on here?

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Re: My retro computer blog

Post by exxos » Thu Jul 26, 2018 7:04 pm

PeteW wrote:
Thu Jul 26, 2018 7:01 pm
By the way, how do I embed images in a post on here?
You just click the Attachments tab and upload your images, then use "place inline" wherever you want them in your post.
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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Re: My retro computer blog

Post by PeteW » Wed Aug 01, 2018 12:00 pm

Gotek install complete - something a bit different on the ST:
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Re: My retro computer blog

Post by dhedberg » Mon Aug 06, 2018 10:30 am

What a cool idea! I like the look!
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Re: My retro computer blog

Post by PeteW » Mon Aug 06, 2018 12:49 pm

Thanks I'm not a fan of modifying the cases of old computers, so it seemed to be a good compromise!

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Re: My retro computer blog

Post by PeteW » Sat Sep 08, 2018 11:23 am

I mentioned that I'm not a fan of modifying the original machine case and so I just spent far too much time on reversing a mod made by a previous owner.
They cut out the floppy drive opening to accommodate a non ST drive:
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I thought I could live with it, but finally realised I couldn't, so I got an original floppy drive faceplate and then modified the case to look original again. I'm quite pleased with the result:
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