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TommyE

by TommyE posted Wed Aug 14, 2019 2:21 pm

intric8 wrote:
Speaking of rejuvenators :) Any updates on the PAL cloning?


The man who successfully rebuilt the Rejuvenator board - Joethezombie - got crushed by an insane amount of work with his job the last several months and has barely been able to come up for air. It's been disappointing but unavoidable.

He has let me know recently that he hopes to get back to the equations soon, but the soon is undefined.

We're starting to discuss some backup plans to potentially two (or three) boards being built simultaneously.


Thanks for the update :) Maybe we all get a nice christmas present this year :)

/Tommy
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A10001986

by A10001986 posted Wed Aug 14, 2019 4:02 pm

intric8 wrote:
Allow me, those are not rare at all.


Let me rephrase.

In the US, those are very rare.


I don't doubt for a second that PAL machines are rare in the US ;)

I wonder if they would be compatible with the Rejuvenator? I have a strong feeling they would be, which is kind of cool. Matching a Rejuvenator with one of those in 2019 would be a fairly unique setup.

Anecdotally, the A1000 owners from the EU that I've talked to about the Rejuve have always expressed disappointment that the daughterboard was required - meaning they didn't have them. That's where I was basing my previous unscientific assumption of rarity.

Looking forward to your experiments and pics, @batteman!


I am sure the Rejuvenator works. They are identical to NTSC machines apart from
- power supply,
- agnus chip (which is replaced by the Rejuvenator anyway).

Those are the only differences. NTSC crystal, NTSC-encoded TV-out (therefore b/w only on PAL TVs).
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Rossb

by Rossb posted Thu Aug 15, 2019 6:22 am

Thanks to everyone for their feedback. So the conclusion it seems is basically it's not really rare, rather "early" from a PAL perspective hence the daughterboard.

And I now want to get some upgrades in so I can have 1MB of CHIP some FastRAM and ideally a CFCard and actually use it rather than just looking at it :-) any suggestion s welcome, obviously the Rejuveinator or the ACE1K if/when it comes to light...

Regards,

Ross.
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intric8
Seattle, WA, USA

by intric8 posted Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:10 am

@Rossb some of the upgrade discussion sprang up over here.
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Rossb

by Rossb posted Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:44 am

intric8 wrote:@Rossb some of the upgrade discussion sprang up over here.


Thanks intric8 ;) I'll take a look
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BloodyCactus
Lexington VA

by BloodyCactus posted Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:49 am

N at the end of the serial means PAL.
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TommyE

by TommyE posted Mon Aug 19, 2019 1:09 am

BloodyCactus wrote:N at the end of the serial means PAL.



Hmm, mine is a PAL machine it also is 240V Power but does not have the N in the serial.

/Tommy
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A1-X1000
Toronto, Canada

by A1-X1000 posted Sat Sep 07, 2019 9:06 pm

My SN: XM1163110
<3
c64-dual sids, A1000, A1200-060@50, A4000-CSMKIII
Indivision AGA & Catweasel MK4+= Amazing
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A1-X1000
Toronto, Canada

by A1-X1000 posted Sat Sep 07, 2019 9:12 pm

BloodyCactus wrote:
From serials, we see "60", "10" and "11", that corresponds to the 3 known NTSC motherboard variants.. I wonder if all the XM11's have no signatures in the case.


Mine is an XM11 and I sure do have the signatures inside the case :D
c64-dual sids, A1000, A1200-060@50, A4000-CSMKIII
Indivision AGA & Catweasel MK4+= Amazing
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