From: Jack Rubin (jack.rubin_at_ameritech.net)
Date: 2008-01-25 03:07:03
Mike, Am I going completely nuts or are your photos reversed? Jack > -----Original Message----- > From: email@example.com > [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Mike Naberezny > Sent: Sunday, January 20, 2008 10:35 PM > To: email@example.com > Subject: Re: Kits received -> HW question > > > Jim Brain wrote: > > The parts kit has 2 20x1 header pins and 2 40 pin sockets. > The idea > > was: > > > > Solder the 40 pin socket on the board. > > Solder the 20 pin headers to the bottom side of the board > to the pins. > > Plug the second socket into the bottom of the pins (or solder it > > there. Plug the lower socket into the 1541 > > I received my board on Friday and assembled it today. Thanks > to all who have > helped realize this project, particularly Ruud, Jim, and Al. > > The holes for the 40-pin socket appeared to be a bit smaller > than the others. > I could not get the 40-pin socket included with the kit to > fit in these > holes easily. I enlarged the holes slightly and then a socket with > machine-tooled pins just fit. > > Soldering the headers directly below the socket worked for me > as you described > but I think some people with less experience soldering will find it > challenging. If there is a future revision of this board, > putting parallel > rows of pins just for the headers would make it a little easier. > > I haven't yet hooked up /SEL to the 1541. I put a 10K > pull-up resistor under > the board to keep it from crashing the bus until I do. It > would be nice if > some holes could be added for this resistor but that's not a > big deal. My > 1541 works normally with the board inserted but this is the > extent that I have > tested it so far. > > I need to hook up an IDE drive to do further testing. I also > need to build an > adapter so I can replace the 24-pin ROM with a 28-pin EPROM. > I might also use > a 1541-II for testing to avoid making the adapter but its > 6502 isn't socketed > so it is a similar amount of work. > > Here are some photos of my assembled board: > http://mikenaberezny.com/projects/x-ide > > Regards, > Mike > > - > Mike Naberezny (firstname.lastname@example.org) http://6502.org > > > Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list > > No virus found in this incoming message. > Checked by AVG Free Edition. > Version: 7.5.516 / Virus Database: 269.19.7/1233 - Release > Date: 1/19/2008 6:37 PM > > No virus found in this outgoing message. Checked by AVG Free Edition. Version: 7.5.516 / Virus Database: 269.19.10/1240 - Release Date: 1/23/2008 5:47 PM Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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