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My TOS206 boards come :) I guess I forgot to order a stencil :roll: Oh well, I'm going to build it anyway :twisted:

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Now to check for those nasty shorts... (ran out of nasty trousers last week)

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C- Must try harder. They say the old jokes are the best, in this case they are wrong :lol:

Boards look good though. Be out of date by the time I get one again? :P
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PhilC wrote: Tue Feb 11, 2020 1:38 pm C- Must try harder. They say the old jokes are the best, in this case they are wrong :lol:
Don't think I ever got a C, so thats pretty good for me 8-)
PhilC wrote: Tue Feb 11, 2020 1:38 pm Boards look good though. Be out of date by the time I get one again? :P
Yeah probably :)

My test machine isn't booting currently :( I now understand why I stopped using the DIP 68K's... I seem to spend most of the day trying to get the Thing into the socket :roll:
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I usually give up and put some female headers onto the chip and leave them on
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ah well arse biscuits!

It won't compile because of pin 38 :roll:

When I did the lib I read it as "I/O Enable 1" When its actually "I/Output Enable 1" meaning I used it as a output pin, when its input only... feking datasheets :roll: :headbang: :headbang:

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So some track cuts and bodging... and now booting TOS206 :)

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Looks awesome!!

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Looks good to me, does the other bit work too?
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PhilC wrote: Tue Feb 11, 2020 4:38 pm Looks good to me, does the other bit work too?
You mean the booster ? Its being very fickle, been trying to work out why... it worked fine on the DEV-board :(
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Sods law, no differences between the dev board and that board
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