Amiga Slingshot

Curt @ Atari Museum curt at atarimuseum.com
Wed Jan 27 23:14:59 CST 2010


I would DEFINITELY pay anyone who makes a run of these adapters as I'd 
definitely like to add a SCSI HD to my A1000...  so if Brian or anyone 
else is going to take up making a small run of these, count me in.




Brian Lanning wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 6:42 PM, Jim Brain <brain at jbrain.com> wrote:
>
>   
>> On 1/27/2010 5:44 PM, Dan Gahlinger wrote:
>>
>>     
>>> Jim Brain should be able to build this in his sleep ;)
>>> (assuming he's not too busy)
>>>
>>>
>>>       
>> I'm happy to help, but the pic's a bit too small for me to see the
>> specifics.  If you can get a good scan, and some info on the connectors and
>> the IC on board, that would be helpful.
>>
>> I noticed it says the passthrough is of limited use due to the missing
>> Buster IC.  Does that imply there's no practical point in designing the pro
>> version?
>>
>>     
>
> A bit more info... apparently the card edge connector for the amiga 500 is
> the same as the CPU slot on an amiga 2000.  There are 1000s of amiga 2000
> boards out there with acid damage from leaky batteries.  They're not
> right-angle connectors though, so I'm not sure how well that would work.
>
> There are 1000s of scsi controllers out there for the 2000, many with ram on
> them that would be cheap and plentiful that could plug right into this.
>
> brian
>
>   



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