Fun with “Stuff”

I do apologise that I haven’t been updating as much as I could. There’s been personal things going on in the background that have slowed my output down. Atari 2600 The replacement 6507 CPUs arrived and after hitting a dud, my second chip worked fine. This is why you always buy a couple. I didContinue reading “Fun with “Stuff””

Update on all the PCBs

So remember all those PCBs I ordered? Let’s break down what worked and what didn’t. What Worked So first up, both my ROM adapters worked without a problem. So we now have a Low Profile Amiga ROM switcher and a Low Profile Microbee ROM switcher. Both built around using turned pins to keep the profileContinue reading “Update on all the PCBs”

Assembling the Microbee MultiROM

So I have finally got a design for a “MultiROM” ROM changer suitable for use with the PC 85, capable of fitting in a standard case in the ROM H position at IC 22. https://github.com/cheshirenoir/BeeMultiRom Assembling these is a little non standard so here’s a guide. You will need: The PCB. 32 turned pins. YouContinue reading “Assembling the Microbee MultiROM”

Not a Soldering Iron in Sight

Updates Starting with an update on existing projects, I have the Amiga MIDI project working. I’d accidently crossed the input and output lines on the MAX2323 chip. A quick bodle later and it was working. It’s now corrected in the master PCB. I also have permission from Grzegorz Kraszewski to release my version. That wasContinue reading “Not a Soldering Iron in Sight”

What Next?

I’m in a contemplative mood today, and I’ve been thinking about my collection. Specifically I have been thinking about what I want to get next. Here are my thoughts. Computers At this point I am really not going out of my way to buy any more computers with two exceptions. If someone offers me aContinue reading “What Next?”