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by BCCweirdo
Sun Feb 24, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Changing the mouse socket on an A3010
Replies: 4
Views: 304

Re: Changing the mouse socket on an A3010

Unless you can get in there with tweezers, replacing the socket's probably the easiest thing. How easy that is depends on the gear you've got and how well practiced you are at desoldering? Solder sucker + temp controlled iron would be the minimum to tackle it? I don't think there's another mouse he...
by BCCweirdo
Sun Feb 24, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Changing the mouse socket on an A3010
Replies: 4
Views: 304

Changing the mouse socket on an A3010

Hi! One if the pins of the DIN mouse plug of one of my A3010 has broken inside the socket and while trying to pull it out it disappeared inside the socket itself. From that point on, any mouse has stopped working as the A3010 detects correctly the pushing of buttons but the mouse movement has no eff...
by BCCweirdo
Thu Feb 14, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Using a Baildon Electronics IDE Podule with a CF Card
Replies: 12
Views: 466

Re: Using a Baildon Electronics IDE Podule with a CF Card

How should I format the card? The same way as old school HD's - with HForm. Seems unlikely. Most IDE boards came with a custom format tool. The 8-bit Castle card was a notable exception and ZIDEFS patches Hform to talk to the IDE hardware. I think a Baildon/APDL specific tool is required. Is this t...
by BCCweirdo
Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Using a Baildon Electronics IDE Podule with a CF Card
Replies: 12
Views: 466

Re: Using a Baildon Electronics IDE Podule with a CF Card

sirbod wrote:
Thu Feb 14, 2019 4:35 pm
BCCweirdo wrote:
Thu Feb 14, 2019 4:28 pm
How should I format the card?
The same way as old school HD's - with HForm.
Thanks!

Should the CF/SD Cards be of a fixed capacity, or can I use any card?
by BCCweirdo
Thu Feb 14, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Using a Baildon Electronics IDE Podule with a CF Card
Replies: 12
Views: 466

Re: Using a Baildon Electronics IDE Podule with a CF Card

danielj wrote:
Thu Feb 14, 2019 4:20 pm
Most IDEFS implementations work fine with a CF-IDE or SD-IDE thing :)

d.
Perfect! How should I format the card?

Thanks!
by BCCweirdo
Thu Feb 14, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Using a Baildon Electronics IDE Podule with a CF Card
Replies: 12
Views: 466

Re: Using a Baildon Electronics IDE Podule with a CF Card

flaxcottage wrote:
Thu Feb 14, 2019 3:31 pm
Have you tried it?

I would do just that. :D
I was too afraid to do some damage :D
by BCCweirdo
Thu Feb 14, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Using a Baildon Electronics IDE Podule with a CF Card
Replies: 12
Views: 466

Using a Baildon Electronics IDE Podule with a CF Card

Hi! Is it possible to use a CF memory with this IDE podule on an A3010? https://i347.photobucket.com/albums/p477/weirdocollector/DSC_1480_zpsqxogwdwm.jpg https://i347.photobucket.com/albums/p477/weirdocollector/DSC_1481_zpsn8uuxni6.jpg https://i347.photobucket.com/albums/p477/weirdocollector/DSC_148...
by BCCweirdo
Sat Sep 01, 2018 9:47 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: IDE interfaces - hardware details
Replies: 112
Views: 6811

Re: IDE interfaces - hardware details

I used Tl866, very common burner, and i can share the .jed file used if needed. The 8 bit version was posted above by RobC anyway. ...and yes, as IanS noted, am in Italy if you need support! 😁 Thanks! Would you be willing to sell me an already programmed GAL? That would spare me to buy another prog...
by BCCweirdo
Sat Sep 01, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: IDE interfaces - hardware details
Replies: 112
Views: 6811

Re: IDE interfaces - hardware details

I used Tl866, very common burner, and i can share the .jed file used if needed. The 8 bit version was posted above by RobC anyway. ...and yes, as IanS noted, am in Italy if you need support! 😁 Thanks! Would you be willing to sell me an already programmed GAL? That would spare me to buy another prog...
by BCCweirdo
Fri Aug 31, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: IDE interfaces - hardware details
Replies: 112
Views: 6811

Re: IDE interfaces - hardware details

Hi !

Would love to build one, but how can I program the GAL?

Do you know a programmer I can actually buy able to program those components?

Thanks.
by BCCweirdo
Wed Jul 19, 2017 12:50 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Palettemate / enhanced video ULA with 4096 colours
Replies: 595
Views: 58367

Re: Palettemate / enhanced video ULA with 4096 colours

Hi !

Am I in time to order one for my BBC Master ?

If yes, please contact me via PM.

Thanks a lot ! :D
by BCCweirdo
Sat Sep 10, 2016 7:23 pm
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: ICE T65/Z80/6809
Replies: 657
Views: 55789

Re: ICE T65/Z80/6809

Interesting... Of the three I have the two which are working, one has 270ohm resistor and one has a 330ohm. The failing one is a 330ohm resistor. Did you get a replacement and if so what resistor value does it have ? Thanks Andy In the end, the right resistor is the 270 ohm one, as the documentatio...
by BCCweirdo
Tue Sep 06, 2016 9:29 pm
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: ICE T65/Z80/6809
Replies: 657
Views: 55789

Re: ICE T65/Z80/6809

Hi, they asked me what was the value of a certain resistor near the SPI PROM (R136) on my board, and it appears that I have a board with the wrong resistor value (270 Ohm instead of 330 Ohm). Perhaps your board has the same problem. I've written them about that, and I hope I'll be entitled for a boa...
by BCCweirdo
Mon Sep 05, 2016 8:31 pm
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: ICE T65/Z80/6809
Replies: 657
Views: 55789

Re: ICE T65/Z80/6809

Probably not what you want to hear but I have a similar issue with one of the Godils I have. All mine are the larger model. Mine is intermittent whereas yours never works from what I have read. What I find to get mine working is, remove the jumper which connects the on board oscillator, to program ...
by BCCweirdo
Mon Sep 05, 2016 7:11 am
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: ICE T65/Z80/6809
Replies: 657
Views: 55789

Re: ICE T65/Z80/6809

BigEd wrote:Oops - sorry for injecting uncertainty. (It turns out my note-to-self concerns the other OHO board which of course has slightly different jumper setup.)
No problem my friend !

You were trying to help here :)
by BCCweirdo
Mon Sep 05, 2016 7:10 am
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: ICE T65/Z80/6809
Replies: 657
Views: 55789

Re: ICE T65/Z80/6809

Attached: avrz80cpu.zip Thanks a lot ! I'll try it when I'm back home. If sometimes the green LED1 comes on and sometimes it doesn't then that indicates a fault with the Xilinx configuration on the GODIL, rather than the bitstream. Maybe the FLASH PROM is slow? The only other thing I can suggest is...
by BCCweirdo
Sun Sep 04, 2016 9:12 pm
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: ICE T65/Z80/6809
Replies: 657
Views: 55789

Re: ICE T65/Z80/6809

Could it be jumper trouble? I had this problem and it turned out I hadn't got the jumper in place to allow jtag programming. Hi! What jumper should I check ? I got the two power jumpers (I think they are correctly placed, as the GODIL gets powered), and the one on the rightmost side of the connecto...
by BCCweirdo
Sun Sep 04, 2016 9:08 pm
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: ICE T65/Z80/6809
Replies: 657
Views: 55789

Re: ICE T65/Z80/6809

When I first turn on the GODIL the LEDs look like this: https://goo.gl/photos/bUSuAR4en3DA2ryB6 The green LED (bottom right, LED1) indicates the FPGA has successfully configured. Is it possible it is actually working? Have you connected the serial console cable (57,600 baud) to see if there is any ...
by BCCweirdo
Sun Sep 04, 2016 8:33 pm
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: ICE T65/Z80/6809
Replies: 657
Views: 55789

Re: ICE T65/Z80/6809

How can I build the PROM file in iMPACT ? Here are some old notes I made that might help. Start iMPACT Choose "create a new project" and click OK Choose "Prepare a PROM file" and click Next Select 3rd Party SPI PROM PROM File Name <something> In Location, browse to the <something> folder All other ...
by BCCweirdo
Sun Sep 04, 2016 7:09 pm
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: ICE T65/Z80/6809
Replies: 657
Views: 55789

Re: ICE T65/Z80/6809

Should the progmem command to be used somewhat different from the one in the wiki ? I'm not actually sure about the last parameter (-s) - what's on the Wiki works for me, but looks incorrect. I think this is the correct promgen command for the large GODIL. promgen -s 4096 -u 0 avrz80cpu.bit -o avrz...
by BCCweirdo
Sun Sep 04, 2016 6:18 pm
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: ICE T65/Z80/6809
Replies: 657
Views: 55789

Re: ICE T65/Z80/6809

What should I check ? You are right that the larger GODILs use the M25P32 FLASH PROM. Is this error consistent? Yes, I've tried multiple times with the very same error. Take a close look at this picture which shows my GODIL when I'm programming it (in a Beeb in this case): dave_beeb_2.jpg All I can...
by BCCweirdo
Sun Sep 04, 2016 5:15 pm
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: ICE T65/Z80/6809
Replies: 657
Views: 55789

Re: ICE T65/Z80/6809

Update! I've changed the SPI PROM type to M25P32, that appears to be the correct chip on my GODIL. Now programming starts correctly, arrives at 12% and then fails, with the following output: PROGRESS_END - End Operation. Elapsed time = 0 sec. // *** BATCH CMD : identifyMPM Selected part: M25P32 // *...
by BCCweirdo
Sun Sep 04, 2016 4:55 pm
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: ICE T65/Z80/6809
Replies: 657
Views: 55789

Re: ICE T65/Z80/6809

Hi again ! I've finally managed to put the GODIL on a breadboard, and power it with the ICE-T80 jumper configuration. I've then followed the instructions at the following link: https://github.com/hoglet67/AtomBusMon/wiki/Programming-the-GODIL I've connected the Xilinx to my laptop, and to the powere...
by BCCweirdo
Wed Aug 31, 2016 3:40 pm
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: ICE T65/Z80/6809
Replies: 657
Views: 55789

Re: ICE T65/Z80/6809

Ah OK !

Thanks for the tip.

I'll use Andy's file in case something won't work during GODIL programming with the .mcs I've created from my own .bit file.

Thanks again.
by BCCweirdo
Wed Aug 31, 2016 3:34 pm
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: ICE T65/Z80/6809
Replies: 657
Views: 55789

Re: ICE T65/Z80/6809

Thanks Andy !

I'll compare to mine as soon as I can reach my laptop.

Thanks again.
by BCCweirdo
Tue Aug 30, 2016 6:46 pm
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: ICE T65/Z80/6809
Replies: 657
Views: 55789

Re: ICE T65/Z80/6809

Hi again ! I've just produced flawlessly the avrz80cpu.mcs file (a hefty 763K), with the following commands: settings32.bat promgen -u 0 avrz80cpu.bit -o avrz80cpu.mcs -p mcs -w -spi -s 8192 Tomorrow my GODIL should be here, and I will finally be able to program it via iMPact. If I've understood cor...
by BCCweirdo
Mon Aug 29, 2016 7:30 pm
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: ICE T65/Z80/6809
Replies: 657
Views: 55789

Re: ICE T65/Z80/6809

Hi again ! I must learn not to rush things... I've finally copied in the C:\Xilinx\14.7\ISE_DS the following files: avr_progmem.mem (taken from the .zip file Hoglet has inserted in another post) z80cpumon.bit (the .bit file I've produced with ISE for my 'larger' GODIL) Z80CpuMon_bd.bmm (taken from t...
by BCCweirdo
Mon Aug 29, 2016 7:05 pm
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: ICE T65/Z80/6809
Replies: 657
Views: 55789

Re: ICE T65/Z80/6809

Hoglet please, I've noticed that your Makefile produces directly the .bit file to be programmed on the GODIL. Having ISE on my Windows partition, and in order to avoid installing ISE also on my Linux partition (where gcc resides), can I use the avr_progmem.mem file included in the .zip file you've a...
by BCCweirdo
Mon Aug 29, 2016 6:12 pm
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: ICE T65/Z80/6809
Replies: 657
Views: 55789

Re: ICE T65/Z80/6809

Hi again, I've tried synthesizing the Z80CpuMon.xise file, after changing the target device to the one on my GODIL (just loaded the .xise and hit the green Arrow), but the procedure stops giving out this ERROR Message: ERROR:HDLParsers:3014 - "C:/Users/weirdocollector/AtomBusMon-master/src/oho_dy1/...
by BCCweirdo
Mon Aug 29, 2016 3:21 pm
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: ICE T65/Z80/6809
Replies: 657
Views: 55789

Re: ICE T65/Z80/6809

Hi again, I've tried synthesizing the Z80CpuMon.xise file, after changing the target device to the one on my GODIL (just loaded the .xise and hit the green Arrow), but the procedure stops giving out this ERROR Message: ERROR:HDLParsers:3014 - "C:/Users/weirdocollector/AtomBusMon-master/src/oho_dy1/O...