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Old 02-01-2013, 01:52 PM   #261
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You seem to be a happy little vegemite

Getting close to the end of this project... anything new on the horizon?

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Yep it's been a lot of fun and almost finished now, just need a custom 1.3 rom with the 3.1 scsi.device on it and a cf ide68k to finish it off.


For the next project I may have ordered an a1200 from Petro.
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Old 02-01-2013, 01:53 PM   #262
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Nice work, I love to see your updates, I keep reading The picture looks good from the photo
Thanks Som
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djos : Your pictures links seems to be broken.
Dropbox may have had an issue as they are working atm
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Old 02-02-2013, 03:01 AM   #264
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Picked up my 19" LCD today, still cant believe I got it for $20 and it has a superb picture!

I was hoping that it might support 15khz but it doesnt - im not really surprised tho and my GBS-8220 does a decent job of converting the pic so im not complaining.

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Old 02-03-2013, 03:42 AM   #265
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I finally found some time to trim down the ProtoBoards today - they fit perfectly around the right way now.

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Old 02-04-2013, 08:42 PM   #266
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I found some time to drill holes for and Install the HxC case mounted buttons today, just need to wire them up now.

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Old 02-04-2013, 10:27 PM   #267
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Working from Home is awesome as I was able to finish the switches off on my lunch break!

Finished the soldering, just need to test the switches:


Works great 1st time!


Fully installed now with some hot-glue for protection:


Final test, working perfectly!
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Do you have any more photos of the buttons and the block connection?

Deciding how to go about connecting mine or if I even want to. :-)
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Old 02-05-2013, 12:18 AM   #269
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Do you have any more photos of the buttons and the block connection?

Deciding how to go about connecting mine or if I even want to. :-)
I can do better than that!



and the Display cabling is even simpler, just a 1 to 1 mapping of the pins.
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Now that is very useful, have been looking everywhere for a layout for the buttons. The LCD part I sussed out but couldn't work out what was needed for the buttons.

Best layout, thanks Djos !!!! :-)
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Now that is very useful, have been looking everywhere for a layout for the buttons. The LCD part I sussed out but couldn't work out what was needed for the buttons.

Best layout, thanks Djos !!!! :-)
No worries but I cant take the credit, I got that from cjcliffe via AmiBay.
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I'm so stoked right now, works great!

Where did you find the diagram or did you do it yourself? Makes so much more sense than the one in the PDF :-)

Ahhh thanks in part goes to you for providing the link. cjcliffe big thumbs up!

Now just waiting on my 1200 for the HxC to be installed in :-) My motherboard is still with Amigakit :-(
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Old 02-05-2013, 03:24 AM   #273
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I'm so stoked right now, works great!
Good to hear it works for you too.

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Where did you find the diagram or did you do it yourself? Makes so much more sense than the one in the PDF :-)

Ahhh thanks in part goes to you for providing the link. cjcliffe big thumbs up!


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Now just waiting on my 1200 for the HxC to be installed in :-) My motherboard is still with Amigakit :-(
I've ordered a NOS a1200 from Petro so I'll be starting on that one day too.

I'll have to sell my a500+ to fund it tho so if anyone wants a mint a500+ with KS 1.3/3.1, WB 3.1, 68010, 2MB Chip-Ram, 8MB Fast-Ram, IDE68K w/ 4GB CF-HDD im selling it for $200aud + postage (Aus Preferred) which is actually less money than I've put into it.
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Was told by the other half that I had to sell my A500 plus. Put it on the local trademe auction site.

Didn't sell (what a shame) so have put it all away on a shelf and she's forgotten about it.

But wanting to sell it to fund a 68060 card :-)
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Was told by the other half that I had to sell my A500 plus. Put it on the local trademe auction site.

Didn't sell (what a shame) so have put it all away on a shelf and she's forgotten about it.

But wanting to sell it to fund a 68060 card :-)
Lol, yeah I've managed that trick once or twice myself!
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LOL one of the guys I know who flies model aeroplanes, he takes a monthly photo of his wives shoes closet. Every time there is a new pair of shoes he goes and buys a new plane

There is no arguments with photographic proof!

Hmmm I wonder if I have a spare 1200 Aussie keyboard in the shed? Probably

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Lol, I like that!!
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This bad boy is now officially mine!



Petro confirmed He got all the funds this morning and yesterday I ordered the 16mhz aca1220 & RTC module for it too! (wife is sooo gonna kill me but totally worth it!) I just need to get a CF Adapter now and I've emailed Kipper2k for one of his external modules.

I asked Petro to sign the bottom of mine because after looking him up I think it'll be a nice touch to add to my a1200's history and value to me.
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NICE!!!! NIB A1200 and signed by Petro. Very nice indeed

>colour me slightly jealous<

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Cheers, I can't wait to get it!
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