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joacim

Posted Thu Jul 23, 2020 9:12 am

.. so I have this A2000. Works fine when I run it with an accelerator but when I only use the 68K CPU I get a green screen when powering it up. I've tried to swap CPU to another 68K from a A500 that works fine but the end result in the A2000 is the same.

Anyone know why my A2000 behaves this way?

Thanks.

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intric8
Seattle, WA, USA
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Posted Thu Jul 23, 2020 3:30 pm

Could it be the original 68000 CPU socket has an issue?

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joacim

Posted Fri Jul 24, 2020 4:59 am

Could be. I haven't seen any damage or corrosion around it but maybe I should get the motherboard out and check underneath it?

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Zippy Zapp
CA, USA

Posted Fri Jul 24, 2020 5:59 am

For both of the A2000s I have the CPU sockets had to be replaced even though they seemed to look OK. I also needed to replace one of the ROM sockets because of corrosion.

Mouser still sells those sockets, in case you need any.





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