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by walter
19 Feb 2019, 17:44
Forum: Kit assembly
Topic: Fun Build
Replies: 1
Views: 112

Re: Fun Build

Cool! Thanks for the compliments, and for the pictures. We love seeing pictures of builds :-)
by walter
17 Feb 2019, 15:55
Forum: Escape Meta Alt Control Shift
Topic: pixels.camp Lisbon / T-DOSE Eindhoven
Replies: 0
Views: 74

pixels.camp Lisbon / T-DOSE Eindhoven

While Marcel is traveling to VCF Pacific Northwest later this year, I am traveling to Pixels camp ( https://pixels.camp ) in Lisbon, Portugal next month. On the second day of the event (Friday March 22) I will give a presentation at 16:00 about the Gigatron. I'll also bring some kits if there's enou...
by walter
16 Nov 2018, 22:58
Forum: Kit assembly
Topic: Error in step one of Assembly
Replies: 2
Views: 220

Re: Error in step one of Assembly

Very well spotted! I would want to say: you found the secret error in our manual and win the grand prize! But the fact this, this is just an error we made and missed every time we checked the manual. I'll fix it for upcoming versions of course. Thanks for pointing this out. You could measure using t...
by walter
04 Nov 2018, 21:44
Forum: Hardware and software hacking
Topic: First gigatron clone
Replies: 11
Views: 1084

Re: First gigatron clone

Trax wrote:
04 Nov 2018, 20:35
Can the 2018-09-14 15_21_31-GGTron.PrjPCB be downloaded some ware else?
It's still there:
Image
by walter
22 Oct 2018, 18:09
Forum: Kit assembly
Topic: My Gigatron (from VCFB) is alive
Replies: 1
Views: 363

Re: My Gigatron (from VCFB) is alive

Nice work! You obviously have experience :) We let the people solder the components starting with the caps, to get some experience with soldering. More seasoned people will start with the low components, as you did. It's nice to see the defails, like lifting the PCB to the optimal position and how y...
by walter
21 Oct 2018, 18:30
Forum: Hardware and software hacking
Topic: Pluggy McPlugface PS/2 adapter is available
Replies: 10
Views: 723

Pluggy McPlugface PS/2 adapter is available

Hi, The PS/2 adapter has past the prototyping phase and is ready for sale! As seen on https://gigatron.io/?page_id=86 : Upgrading Our early adopters can get the “Plug McPlugface” PS/2 keyboard adapter mini-kit for €10,00 including shipment. We’ll throw in an EPROM loaded with ROM v3 as well. This ve...
by walter
19 Oct 2018, 16:26
Forum: Hardware and software hacking
Topic: First gigatron clone
Replies: 11
Views: 1084

Re: First gigatron clone

Nice! Hope it works. I see you also put our names on it 8-)

How does the audio IN work?
by walter
11 Oct 2018, 16:32
Forum: Hardware and software hacking
Topic: PS2 KEYBOARD INTERFACE HOUSING
Replies: 1
Views: 249

Re: PS2 KEYBOARD INTERFACE HOUSING

Nice job!

I should add that this is for the first version of the board. The later version (that has the name Pluggy McPlugface on it) is of a different size.
by walter
15 Sep 2018, 18:44
Forum: Hardware and software hacking
Topic: First gigatron clone
Replies: 11
Views: 1084

Re: First gigatron clone

Nice work, tocksin!

Yes - I want one too :-)
Obviously, we are already working on the PS/2 interface so that is an affordable way to attach a keyboard. But this PCB looks quite nice as it is!
by walter
13 Aug 2018, 19:16
Forum: Hardware and software hacking
Topic: Going back to early 1975
Replies: 4
Views: 617

Re: Going back to early 1975

You can play games while you are toasting bread! It's amazing!