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EzdineG
Springfield, MO

Free Amiga 1000 Kickstart Switcher with Gerbers

by EzdineG Sat Jun 09, 2018 2:02 pm

Hello again.

Attached are gerbers for a new Amiga 1000 Kickstart switcher. If you'd like to make one of these boards, grab the gerbers from the bottom of this post and upload them to a pcb house like JLPCB who will make them for $2 (10 pcbs!)

If you follow the directions from my previous post, but use this board in place of the original, you can switch between two separate Kickstart ROMS.

The previous (unreleased) design shifted the socket enough to fit the 68030TK accelerator (which is a lot!), but had the drawback of not leaving enough room for the RF shield without modification as well as having barely any clearance for the floppy drive cable. With that in mind I decided it was better left produced by someone who can support the installation. If you plan on using the 68030TK accelerator in your A1000, this guy here can provide you with the card and a suitable relocator.
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Finished, confirmed working board!

Feel free to make boards for yourself, friends, whoever. You will need a few pin strips, turned pin headers and 2x 1206 SMB 10K resistors.

If you plan on selling these boards, all I ask is that you link back here and give proper credit where it is due.
gerbers_syanne_514_final.zip
(26.06 KiB) Downloaded 2 times
[edit] Updated with confirmed working photo and refreshed gerber zip (no need to update.)
Enjoy,
Adrian
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Tectron
Indiana

Re: Free Amiga 1000 Kickstart Switcher with Gerbers

by Tectron Mon Jun 11, 2018 5:34 pm

That is sweet, does this leave the CIA chip nearest the daughter board fully exposed? I ask because I have a drive switcher in there that rides pretty high and obstructs any larger boards ie tf530 etc from fitting without stacking a bunch of pin strips together. It definitely looks like it won't obstruct the internal floppy either, like my current switcher does.
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EzdineG
Springfield, MO

Re: Free Amiga 1000 Kickstart Switcher with Gerbers

by EzdineG Tue Jun 12, 2018 12:46 pm

Tectron wrote:That is sweet, does this leave the CIA chip nearest the daughter board fully exposed?
This board comes within a mm or two of the daughterboard, so you wouldn’t be able to plug anything in to the cia port without using risers. It is almost completely covered.
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Tectron
Indiana

Re: Free Amiga 1000 Kickstart Switcher with Gerbers

by Tectron Tue Jun 12, 2018 12:59 pm

Ok, Thanks for the info.

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