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Icky wrote: Sun Aug 02, 2020 10:37 am I forgot to mention anyone re-capping a MegaSTE / TT PSU please follow this greatt guide by @Pacman - https://www.exxosforum.co.uk/forum/viewt ... ?f=9&t=300

Original voltages before re-cap:

+12V (yellow) = 11.76V
-12V (blue) = -12.53V
+5V (red) = 5.17V
-5V (white) = -4.98V
+5V PG "Power good" (orange) = 5.16V
New voltages after re-cap:

+12V (yellow) = 11.77V
-12V (blue) = -12.46V
+5V (red) = 5.17V
-5V (white) = -4.98V
+5V PG "Power good" (orange) = 5.17V
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And done. One thing I noticed putting the PSU back in the TT is that the power socket had rounded heads on it and it was pushing the case excessively. Replaced with countersunk screws and all is restored.

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@Icky looks great, gonna make a nice tidy TT for someone by the time you've finished.

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PhilC wrote: Sun Aug 02, 2020 12:52 pm @Icky looks great, gonna make a nice tidy TT for someone by the time you've finished.

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Indeed. I am a strong believer in the "pay it forward" ethos, so am thinking of ways to finally give this TT a home when I am done restoring and installing the essential add-ons.
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@Icky that's a good ethos to have and also a great movie. :D

I'll look forward to seeing more of the restoration work.
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Been building up some Micro-JTAG boards. Now just waiting for the 2.0mm pitch header sockets to arrive.

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Nice work Icky!! Looks fantastic.

These TT's are incredibly rare, There's one on stupidbay for £999 lol

I am actually curious if it's possible to make an adaptor to be able to use the Atari monochrome monitors on normal PCs?

Since they use that proprietary din connector, I've not seen any adaptors that convert it into a vga plug.

I have an old enough system that can output a correct signal, but yeah.
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AtariFox wrote: Thu Aug 20, 2020 9:51 pm I am actually curious if it's possible to make an adaptor to be able to use the Atari monochrome monitors on normal PCs?
But why ?? I guess is possible it could work, but you would be really desperate for a monitor to want to do that :lol:
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exxos wrote: Thu Aug 20, 2020 10:52 pm
AtariFox wrote: Thu Aug 20, 2020 9:51 pm I am actually curious if it's possible to make an adaptor to be able to use the Atari monochrome monitors on normal PCs?
But why ?? I guess is possible it could work, but you would be really desperate for a monitor to want to do that :lol:
plain curiosity, and some vintage appeal!
Plus, wanted to run tests.
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