alienkidmj12 wrote:Nice, Dave sives here. That would be awesome
dhedberg wrote:exxos wrote:*drools*
Nice! Where do you have your PCBs manufactured?
Badwolf wrote:I have no immediate need for any myself, but I'm pretty sure if I had, making my own SIMMs would never had occurred to me.
I just wanted to tip my hat and say what a simple and sensible solution, especially if they can become an item in your shop or a made-to-order offering. Top work.
AdamK wrote:Could you do 16MB simms?
exxos wrote:Had no problems doing these. Largest problem was finding the DRAM ICs.
dhedberg wrote:exxos wrote:Had no problems doing these. Largest problem was finding the DRAM ICs.
May I ask what your source for the DRAM is? I understand if you don't want to reveal it... just thought it would be worth asking at least.
exxos wrote:A lot of them are FPM simms, I tried a bunch of them a while ago and they didn't work.
exxos wrote:Also parity simms which are not great.
joska wrote:If they did not work then it was not because they were FPM SIMMs. The majority (all?) of 30 pin SIMMs are FPM and works perfectly fine in the STE. You probably know this, because the DRAMs used in your own SIMMs are also FPM
joska wrote:There is nothing wrong with parity SIMMs. Even if the ST does not use it doesn't mean that it does any harm.
spiny wrote:I (clearly) know very little about such things, but would modern 'faster' chips help with the other upgrades, like the boosters and TOS replacements? or is RAM just not a bottleneck?
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