Tag: 486

  • Every Holiday…

    Every Holiday…

    I’ve had two weeks of leave, and we know what that means, right? A veritable frenzy of repairs and projects! Microbee I’ve been beta testing a new SuperPAK Romset for Alan Laughton (Aka ChickenMan) as he has been developing an extensive set of ROMs for Suzy’s amazing SuperPAK coreboard. With literally hundreds of slots to…

  • 486 Upgrade

    My mate, Matt Manks has donated a Kingston 5×86 TurboChip upgrade board for my 486. It was a bit of a pain to remove the AMD 486DX-40, but with some careful work, I was able to remove it. I had to pop the entire motherboard out to be able to change the base clock frequency…

  • Not a lot of “Productivity”

    So despite starting several projects, I only got on successful project achieves this past week. Firstly, I received some ROMs to use with one of my Apple II clones, as it wasn’t received with them installed. Unfortunately the power supply has chosen now to fail so I’ll need to strip it and see what I…