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by Goddy
Sun Nov 30, 2014 3:38 pm
Forum: The Atari 8bit corner
Topic: Newbe to 8bit Atari computers...
Replies: 1
Views: 7275

Newbe to 8bit Atari computers...

Hi all :)

I just bought a Pal Atari 600XL :D and it came with a SIO2SD I was wondering what games can I run on the 16K 600XL using the SIO2SD

Cheers :cheers:

Goddy
by Goddy
Sun Mar 23, 2014 1:04 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Keyboard cable for a Mega ST 2
Replies: 3
Views: 5652

Re: Keyboard cable for a Mega ST 2

If you're not fussed about having a curly cable, then you can get a straight RJ11 cable like this one: http://www.pcworld.co.uk/gbuk/components-upgrades/other-components/internal-cables/advent-rj11-cable-2-m-21249694-pdt.html?gclid=CJncxvbUqL0CFa-WtAodf2oAGg&srcid=198&cmpid=ppc~gg~~~Exact&mctag=gg_...
by Goddy
Sun Mar 23, 2014 12:25 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Keyboard cable for a Mega ST 2
Replies: 3
Views: 5652

Keyboard cable for a Mega ST 2

Hi all

I been looking at a Mega ST 2 I got a chance to buy it but its missing its keyboard cable how easy/hard are they to find a replacement ? as its complete other than that missing cable...


Cheers Guys

:D
by Goddy
Wed Apr 24, 2013 5:38 pm
Forum: Chat forum [ENG]
Topic: What's retrogaming for you?
Replies: 14
Views: 4198

Re: What's retrogaming for you?

Retro gaming to me is well reliving the classic games I played in my younger years as I have been collecting every system that I had when growing up over the past 3 years so I have a Colecovision now with the Atari expantion too and I also have a 64C also I just got a Sega Master system I had a A500...
by Goddy
Wed Apr 24, 2013 5:14 pm
Forum: For sale / Wanted
Topic: Wanted a 520/1040 STfm motherboard
Replies: 4
Views: 1503

Re: Wanted a 520/1040 STfm motherboard

Nice - don't often see them in the paper! Yeah i was totaly shocked when I read the add it had a Atari SC 1435 monitor with it too so I just was the happyiest person ever when I rang the contact number and he said yeah I still have it forsale I said sold and picked it up that day It turned out it h...
by Goddy
Mon Apr 22, 2013 6:23 am
Forum: Games - General
Topic: Pacmania STE
Replies: 109
Views: 36256

Re: Pacmania STE

Oh is there anything else in the pipeline :mrgreen:
by Goddy
Mon Apr 22, 2013 5:55 am
Forum: Games - General
Topic: Pacmania STE
Replies: 109
Views: 36256

Re: Pacmania STE

:cheers: Excellent work I loaded this up on my STe lost a hour or more playing it on the weekend :D
by Goddy
Wed Apr 17, 2013 9:06 am
Forum: For sale / Wanted
Topic: Wanted a 520/1040 STfm motherboard
Replies: 4
Views: 1503

Re: Wanted a 520/1040 STfm motherboard

Problem has been sorted I ended up finaly finding a 1040 STE in the local paper this week
:D
by Goddy
Fri Sep 21, 2012 5:26 pm
Forum: For sale / Wanted
Topic: Wanted a 520/1040 STfm motherboard
Replies: 4
Views: 1503

Wanted a 520/1040 STfm motherboard

Hi there I am hoping to buy a working PAL 520 STfm or 1040 STfm motherboard or a faded old spare STfm from one of you nice Atari ST fans :mrgreen: It doesnt mater if theres no keyboard of floppy drive or power supply as long as its working i am just really after a working motherboard but will happy ...
by Goddy
Thu Sep 13, 2012 5:46 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Goddys 520 STfm restoration help needed
Replies: 15
Views: 3063

Re: Goddys 520 STfm restoration help needed

simbo2 wrote:when you press reset does the screen go black>??
OK i set it up and just pressed the reset button the screen goes white then back to the same display as in the picture above i posted
by Goddy
Thu Sep 13, 2012 5:33 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Goddys 520 STfm restoration help needed
Replies: 15
Views: 3063

Re: Goddys 520 STfm restoration help needed

Hi simbo2 are you posting out those chips still so i know to keep a eye out for them in the post
by Goddy
Fri Sep 07, 2012 9:26 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Goddys 520 STfm restoration help needed
Replies: 15
Views: 3063

Re: Goddys 520 STfm restoration help needed

Perhaps loose Memory chips? Or capacitors which have failed? Ask yourself how much a working 2nd hand 520 STfm goes for on eBay before attempting a long arduous repair. Yes true it would be easyer but the old Atari ST doesnt pop up on ebay au alot. this was the first one i seen in over a year if no...
by Goddy
Fri Sep 07, 2012 9:16 am
Forum: Chat forum [ENG]
Topic: Amiga 1200.....why did I bother?!
Replies: 38
Views: 15735

Re: Amiga 1200.....why did I bother?!

I got a nice clean A1200 a few years ago thinking it would be a great computer to own after having A500 i owned since 89 but I must admit I use my A500 more than the A1200. I wasted a few hundred dollars on it getting the whdload games CF HD and the 4mb fast men just to play the games from a 1mb A50...
by Goddy
Sat Sep 01, 2012 9:57 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Goddys 520 STfm restoration help needed
Replies: 15
Views: 3063

Re: Goddys 520 STfm restoration help needed

:coffe: I tryed the reset I pushed the reset button for 20 sec and let go and i got the same screen

Image

heres the picture of the psu

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by Goddy
Sat Sep 01, 2012 9:26 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Goddys 520 STfm restoration help needed
Replies: 15
Views: 3063

Re: Goddys 520 STfm restoration help needed

Thanks i sent a PM and i did pressed the glue and mmu in i will do the reset test very soon and get a picture up of the PSU too
by Goddy
Sat Sep 01, 2012 2:39 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Goddys 520 STfm restoration help needed
Replies: 15
Views: 3063

Re: Goddys 520 STfm restoration help needed

Well i opened it up and pushed down on the shifter IC and the other one's in there sockets they made a good awful crunch noise. I assembled it back together minus the top case and powered the ST up still the same thing is happening These are chips i pressed down there the 6 IC chips near the cart po...
by Goddy
Fri Aug 31, 2012 4:41 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Goddys 520 STfm restoration help needed
Replies: 15
Views: 3063

Re: Goddys 520 STfm restoration help needed

Yeah i got it in the post Tuesday wasnt packed to well it was lose in the box so i wasnt happy about that but no damage to the case lol i will open it up again tomorrow afternoon and have a look thanks again for your help
by Goddy
Fri Aug 31, 2012 6:40 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Goddys 520 STfm restoration help needed
Replies: 15
Views: 3063

Goddys 520 STfm restoration help needed

Hello to all the ST experts out there I have another problem after the disk drive was sorted i loaded up Speedball a awesome game that i got with my ST played it for a long time after i finished a reset my machine to try another game to see if it worked i got a few green bombs on the screen from my ...
by Goddy
Thu Aug 30, 2012 3:51 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: 520 STFM floppy drive issues
Replies: 8
Views: 2056

Re: 520 STFM floppy drive issues

ok there is a few things you can do i take it its one of the flat belts about 80mm-180mm circle you need to measure it as its still in one piece and get one from ebay easy to get ill help you here you are on ebay http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Floppy-Drive-Belt-For-Korg-N264-N364-X2-X3-and-More-/1508858...
by Goddy
Wed Aug 29, 2012 11:56 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: 520 STFM floppy drive issues
Replies: 8
Views: 2056

Re: 520 STFM floppy drive issues

Oh i forgot to say the drive is a chinon model f-353at rev a
by Goddy
Wed Aug 29, 2012 11:52 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: 520 STFM floppy drive issues
Replies: 8
Views: 2056

Re: 520 STFM floppy drive issues

I pulled the ST apart and I took the floppy out and removed the metal case it seems the drive belt is very lose it fell off
by Goddy
Wed Aug 29, 2012 11:41 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: 520 STFM floppy drive issues
Replies: 8
Views: 2056

Re: 520 STFM floppy drive issues

Thanks i shall have a look tonight and let you know the details of the floppy drive
by Goddy
Wed Aug 29, 2012 7:22 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: 520 STFM floppy drive issues
Replies: 8
Views: 2056

Re: 520 STFM floppy drive issues

After a hour or so of looking around on here i see you can get replacement floppy drives i think i will try that out :D
by Goddy
Tue Aug 28, 2012 6:57 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: 520 STFM floppy drive issues
Replies: 8
Views: 2056

520 STFM floppy drive issues

Hello there I was wondering if someone can help me with my 520 STFM i just got today and being my first ST ever i am very clueless as whats happend. I will do my best to describe the issue the ST powers up ok takes a few moments to load up GEM but when I try to load a game from the a floppy disk ico...

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