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.. why the heck does it put a via right next to a though-hole part when it could just take the track right next to it :roll:

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Made a fair bit of progress....

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:lol: The SYNC protection diodes should be next to the monitor connector.. they are next to the DMA on the Alpha :lol: :lol: #brainturnedoff
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This part about done :)

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Onto the DMA area next...

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Just doing a initial autoroute to see where the bottlenecks are with where I have placed components, this is by no means the final version, and is a long way off, I need to add the SIMM socket yet etc..

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I am going to move the oscillator and buffer, more towards the back end of the shifter, where there is a bit more room, it should help with the routing around the CPU etc...
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72pin simm added. I have left the Falcon board on there for the time being, it is always possible I have wired up the SIMM wrong, so always good to stick with what works for now ;) The Falcon RAM board will probably be removed in the revision after this board..


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Can'ya tell what it is yet....

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exxos wrote: Fri May 03, 2019 3:48 pm Can'ya tell what it is yet....
I'm guessing something to do with the 16Mhz mod for the STF remake?
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rubber_jonnie wrote: Fri May 03, 2019 3:52 pm I'm guessing something to do with the 16Mhz mod for the STF remake?
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Autorouter working its magic....

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exxos wrote: Fri May 03, 2019 3:48 pm Can'ya tell what it is yet....
I just received some board this morning to make a neater job of my diabolical wiring hack to get the 16MHz mod working.
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