Thread: My 500+ Project
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Old 06-15-2012, 09:49 PM   #5
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Default Re: My 500+ Project

Originally Posted by Azryl View Post
Damn that is a lot of acid damage to the mobo... its crawled its way to many IC and sockets so sad to see a A500+ in this condition.

The Gary chip should be okay, the socket might clean up well without needing to replace. A thin stiff brush and alcohol to clean away all the mess. The resisters on the right hand side of the removed battery look bad, maybe if you going to resolder a Gary socket you should replace these as well.

Best of luck! Hope you can revive this poor Miggy

Nah the socket is totalled - see the pic below (contacts are broken, some literally shattered when i removed the chip.
Amiga 1200 w/ KS1.3, ACA1220 16Mhz 128MB w/ RTC, 4GB CF-HDD, a1011 External FDD
Amiga 500 w/ KS1.3, 512k Chip-Ram, 512k Slow-Ram, 4MB Fast-Ram, FDD Boot Selector, HxC RevC SD Floppy Drive, a1010 External FDD
Commodore 64 w/ 1541 Ultimate-II inc Tape Adapter, JiffyDOS, 1541 Disk Drive, 1531 Datasette, C64 Flyer Net Modem, ZoomFloppy
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