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Old 03-25-2012, 06:58 PM   #1
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Default Amiga 2000 Motherboard: Which version # is the best??

I noticed that there are several version #'s of Amiga 2000 motherboards. Which on is the best and which one gives the most problems? Thanks.

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Old 03-25-2012, 08:52 PM   #2
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Default Re: Amiga 2000 Motherboard: Which version # is the best??

Most ppl say the rev 6.2, but I have a 4.3 and its great.
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Old 03-25-2012, 09:52 PM   #3
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Default Re: Amiga 2000 Motherboard: Which version # is the best??

From memory I used to have a 6.3 and that worked very well and was one of the most compatible.
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Default Re: Amiga 2000 Motherboard: Which version # is the best??

6.3 nearly impossible to find so 6.2 is the best. (most bugfixed and when upgrading no motherboard work required : i.e. cutting traces and soldering)
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Old 03-26-2012, 10:10 AM   #5
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Default Re: Amiga 2000 Motherboard: Which version # is the best??

Thanks for the advise. I just got three motherboard lately. They are versions 6.0, 6.2 and 6.3. In addition, I am currently using a 6.3 motherboard. I see that the 6.3 motherboard is a different color (brown instead of green).
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Old 03-26-2012, 02:14 PM   #6
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If you come across a Rev 5 guard it with your life, or send it to me ;^)
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Old 03-26-2012, 02:56 PM   #7
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Default Re: Amiga 2000 Motherboard: Which version # is the best??

Stay away from the Rev. 4.3 motherboard it was manufactured with a faulty ground trace.
I've seen a few units where the Trace burned and lifted off the motherboard.

Rev. 4.4 fixed the problem.
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Old 03-26-2012, 05:47 PM   #8
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Default Re: Amiga 2000 Motherboard: Which version # is the best??

I have never seen a Rev 5 and i've seen hundreds of a2000s...
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Old 03-26-2012, 07:03 PM   #9
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Default Re: Amiga 2000 Motherboard: Which version # is the best??

There was no Rev 5 PCB , at least not in North America. The next Rev after 4.4 was 6.0.
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