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Offline tjohnson

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Help me modify my 464+
« on: 00:34, 23 June 18 »
Hi All,
I've modified my 464+ to upgrade it to 6128+ specification, I want to install an internal Gotek HXC with a small LED screen as a modification, does anyone have any good suggestions on where to cut the case to install the screen and buttons.  I would ideally like the screen visible when sitting in front of the keyboard, the side where the floppy drive is place on the 6128+ would be a good place but obviously that is not visible without craning round to look at it.
Maybe I could make a reversible modification which doesn't involve cutting the case?  Cheers all any advice and recommendations welcomed.
Trevor

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Re: Help me modify my 464+
« Reply #1 on: 22:37, 26 June 18 »
Yes don't cut anything.  You will regret it later. Zaxxon Piotr offers a gotek drive with display afaik.

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Re: Help me modify my 464+
« Reply #2 on: 22:54, 26 June 18 »
Yes don't cut anything.  You will regret it later. Zaxxon Piotr offers a gotek drive with display afaik.



Thanks LambdaMikel, Yeah I'm thinking of trying to minimise cuts to the bodywork but on the otherhand I don't especially want lots of devices hanging off it, whatever I do it need to be tidy.  I had to cut the case to fit the external fdd Centronics port but I think that is an acceptable cut to upgrade the machine.