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Re: Icky Projects

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@Icky it still amazes me that even for the rare computers out there that you can still buy some of the parts.
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PhilC wrote: Fri Jul 08, 2022 12:24 pm @Icky it still amazes me that even for the rare computers out there that you can still buy some of the parts.
I know. Someone somewhere has a part that’s needed. Only thing is the parts are getting expensive.
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Icky wrote: Fri Jul 08, 2022 9:51 am New arrival this morning, Enterprise keyboard membrane. I finally got a chance to test the Enterprise it works apart from the half the keys and the membrane was shot so put in an order.


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Nice, you do realise we need photos of EVERYTHING relating to the membrane replacement :)
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rubber_jonnie wrote: Fri Jul 08, 2022 2:37 pm
Icky wrote: Fri Jul 08, 2022 9:51 am New arrival this morning, Enterprise keyboard membrane. I finally got a chance to test the Enterprise it works apart from the half the keys and the membrane was shot so put in an order.
Nice, you do realise we need photos of EVERYTHING relating to the membrane replacement :)
Yep, will create an Enterprise thread as there is a bit of work it needs.
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Icky wrote: Fri Jul 08, 2022 2:50 pm
rubber_jonnie wrote: Fri Jul 08, 2022 2:37 pm

Nice, you do realise we need photos of EVERYTHING relating to the membrane replacement :)
Yep, will create an Enterprise thread as there is a bit of work it needs.
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800XL and 65XE both with Ultimate1MB,VBXL/XE & PokeyMax, SIDE3, SDrive Max, 2x 1010 cassette, 2x 1050 one with Happy mod, 3x 2600 Jr, 7800 and Lynx II
Approx 20 STs, including a 520 STM, 520 STFMs, 3x Mega ST, MSTE & 2x 32 Mhz boosted STEs
Plus the rest, totalling around 50 machines including a QL, 3x BBC Model B, Electron, Spectrums, ZX81 etc...
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Life is still distracting me from Atari.

This weekend was spent building a 19" 1U twin side-by-side monitor stand rack (that was a mouthful).

Lets start with some 300mm wide pine boards:

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A bit of presentation, staining and oiling:

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In situ in the studio (not mine I must add):

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The computer's too small now, you need a bigger one. ;-)
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Added code to the MiNT kernel (still there the last time I checked) + put together MiNTOS.
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sporniket wrote: Sun Feb 05, 2023 4:19 pmnicely done.
Thanks. There is a bit of retro present in that pic if anyone can spot it. :)
stephen_usher wrote: Sun Feb 05, 2023 4:47 pm The computer's too small now, you need a bigger one. ;-)
Not going to happen as its not my computer ;)
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