wongck wrote:Great job, I am impressed.
Isn't there a battery small enough to squeeze into the hole on photo #6 (lifting the battery out) ?
wongck wrote:Couldn't make it out but was it possible to connect up the wires at the battery rather than sawing & going further down?
wongck wrote:Was there a photo just before you connect the blue & red wires to the chip?
Fox-1 wrote:You can't place a new one without disconnecting the old one and since the battery connections are welded (not soldered) to the IC pins you'll have to cut at least one connection. The one on top will be hard to cut as it's wide and there is no space to fit a wire cutter or something like that. The one on the bottom can't be reached without lifting the battery so if it has to be lifted anyways it's easier to just remove it.
Fox-1 wrote:There was one but it was too much out of focus so not usable. Maybe the one below will do. The pins coming out of the IC are really small. The left one (negative) is a bit bigger because it has a piece of the connection lid from the old battery attached to it.
wongck wrote:That's looks too small for me. May be someone with much soldering experience can attempt it.
DarkLord wrote:He replaced the entire chip so its socketed.
Fox-1 wrote:DarkLord wrote:He replaced the entire chip so its socketed.
I have too much stuff laying around so everything that has to be fixed I do with the parts I have, one way or another
DarkLord wrote:PS Love that sig....
Fox-1 wrote:DarkLord wrote:PS Love that sig....
A few weeks ago, when the BBS went bye bye, I didn't like it that much
simbo2 wrote:make sure when testing falcon hardware pcb
you have the base metal on it and the foil strip on the rear
if you dont ground all sockets
the falcon will never boot
if you add a test cart its like a mad screen full or badly knitted out of scraps of red and blue and green wool
but rs232 to a pc reports aok... for tests using hyperterminal
you can ground the rs232 port only on the rear and it will work
its due to the rs232 interrupt . and the mfp
documented in other topics by me and others
simbo2 wrote:anyway the falcon works now i did today keeps time perfectly now
gals in wrong sockets bad connections on the mpu
poor clock patch removed for now ill prob redo it
think he got it broken from some place
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