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General Category => Amstrad CPC hardware => Topic started by: retro_4_ever on 19:51, 27 August 20

Title: new 464's for repair
Post by: retro_4_ever on 19:51, 27 August 20
ohh best warm the old £8 soldering iron up.. ohh i hate din connectors they must have been designed by the devil.. at least they are only 6 pin not like the species 8 pin jobs .. i think the post man is starting  to dislike me ..  :P :P :P :P

Title: Re: new 464's for repair
Post by: Gryzor on 20:40, 27 August 20
Bitcoin mining then?
Title: Re: new 464's for repair
Post by: Bryce on 20:48, 27 August 20
Other than not understanding the connection between these 464's and the DIN connector comment, what's the problem with DIN connectors?

Bryce.
 
Title: Re: new 464's for repair
Post by: retro_4_ever on 21:25, 27 August 20
no problem... i have to make 4 cables and they are just a pain to do ...
Title: Re: new 464's for repair
Post by: protek on 21:59, 27 August 20
Looks like you’re short of a Esc key like me.
Title: Re: new 464's for repair
Post by: retro_4_ever on 22:07, 27 August 20
yeh ,, and a couple of numbers and a space bar is fubar... two of the cases are a bit knocked about as well .... started testing the first one and it fires up no problems with a small mod to the RGB output   :o  tape deck required a new o ring / tyre  .. seems a common problem
Title: Re: new 464's for repair
Post by: VincentGR on 00:49, 28 August 20
bitcoin

render farm
Title: Re: new 464's for repair
Post by: Bryce on 10:47, 28 August 20
no problem... i have to make 4 cables and they are just a pain to do ...

You make a seperate cable for each CPC? Why not just one that you use on all of them? Or do you intend them all to be running at the same time?

Bryce.
Title: Re: new 464's for repair
Post by: retro_4_ever on 13:43, 28 August 20
ha ha ..no i cant multi task ..  at least two of them will have new owners as soon as they are good...