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Blues76

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  1. Yes, I found some good prices in 32 and 64. I will probably go for 32 but I sow 64 almost at the same price, at least for the micro with the adapters.
  2. How about size? Any prefer size? I see one of you is using 16GB. That seems to be more than ideal. There are good prices for 32GB. @mimo do you know if the SDrive would work fine with Sandisk?
  3. Hi, I search and I could not find the right topic for my question but if there is any, please let me know. There are so many Atari 8-bit addons that uses SD cards. UNO, Ultimate Cart, FujiNet, etc... Is there a model and brand that will work for any of them or each of them may have some specific needs. Also, if you have a CF/SD device to connect to a PC that you like, please share it with me. It will be great to know. I have some SD devices but no CF one. Thanks,
  4. Thank you. I have learned something new. I didn’t know that DVI had both signals. Does DVI to Display Port also suffers no conversation problems with a cable, right ?
  5. @mytek is right — They have to make money but I actually think that @MacRoriehas great prices — I went overboard with the options Correction ; I have single CF.
  6. I can recommend The Brewing Academy. His user is @MacRorie
  7. I understand. I don’t have the time nor the manual skills to do this, otherwise, I would have save money. The biggest problem is time because I could learn this (but I’m clumsy with hands).
  8. I'm sorry for the incorrect assumption. This is something very nice of you.
  9. @Simius Thank you for doing this new revision. I'm looking forward to this. I have a question. And my knowledge about video adapters/standards (DVI, HDMI) is extremely limited, to say the least. Some monitors have started to drop DVI. I think there is no loss of quality going from DVI to HDMI (the same for display port?)... but I wonder why is the selection for DVI for Sophia 2? I figured it may be that you have already being working on this and it is best to continue this route? Any comments about it, so I can learn more, would be greatly appreciated.
  10. Wife sow post. All good now, had to make some negotiations :)
  11. I paid 0x683 (in hex) us dollars. I think is worth it, as @mytek mentions. I may have gone overboard. At some point, I wanted a COVOX in it and more stuff but @MacRorie always kept me in check, as I was going crazy with the options. I think @MacRorie is super cool. With the amount of emails I sent him, I would have blocked myself. He is a great person. I'm also happy, as I think, since I'm able, this may support some of the people doing add-ons. I believe that some royalties may go to @mytek I do plan getting another XEL later but my eyes are in the 576+ that @mytek is working on and maybe XLD. I do think I will get less options. Something I really wanted was the Rapidus (would have been extra) but @MacRorie mentions in the video why this was not possible, at least at this time. I think I will send him one of my Atari to mod with Rapidus at some point. One thing that would be nice is to have Sophia 2 on it. I don't know if it will be easy to swap, put on a new build, or send my XEL back to @MacRorie In short, I received The custom Blue case with the Atari logo (which I really wanted it... I was thinking one with my initials but I never asked if it was possible since I figured it would delayed my order but maybe next time). Cartridge port, dual CF, midi, soundblaster, u1mb, sophia B and Sophia C, all the ports (joystick, midi), and other stuff. Here are the options: Blue Main Board - 1088XEL Atari LSI (1088XEL Bundle) ANTIC, PIA, GTIA, & 2x POKEY Daughterboards (UAV/U1M/SIO2PC) Daughterboards: UAV [stock video], Ultimate 1MB [BIOS/RAM], SIO2PC [RespeQt]) Sophia rev. C (1280) Sophia rec. C (1280) DVI board XEL-CF3 F-chip (KIT-R) Compact Flash HDD ver. 3 (KIT with F-series chips) XEL CF-][/3 Assembly Assembly of XEL CF-][/3 (Dual or Solo) Realan H80-Black Realan H80 gaming Mini ITX computer case Aluminum PC case Chassis for without power supply (but he sent me a power supply) Realan Custom Top Realan H60/H80 Custom Lid for case Customer design Realan Custom Backplane Custom backplane design/color for H60/H80 Realan cases (Customer Design) Realan H80 Cart Tunnel 3d Printed cartridge tunnel for Realan H80 Joystick Kit-1088XEL 6" joystick cables (2) for internal 1088XEL KIT Joystick Cable Assembly Fee to Assemble, Test, & Install (if applicable) 1088XEL internal joystick cables Mouse Select-KIT Mouse Select DIY Kit for 1088XEL Mouse Select Assembly Assembly fee for Mouse Select Lid Status Indicator (KIT) Status indicator PCB for Case lid DIY KIT Lid Status Kit Assembly Assembly & Testing of XEL lid status indicator MultiSIO KIT MultiSIO board (internal) KIT MultiSIO Assembly Fee Assembly Fee for MultiSIO Joystick Extension cables DB9 Joystick extension cables (pair) MIDI-XEL MIDI Interface for XEL (could be adapted for standard a8) MIDI-DIN INTFC INterface for a MIDI Device and the MIDI-XEL MIDI Assembly Fee Fee to seemble & test any MIDI interface VBXE VBXE (internal RGB board) for Atari XE Assembly Fee-1088XEL Assemble, flash, test, & burn-in any BOM option for the 1088XEL Board Level Components & p/s on Full BOM NOT inlcuding: daughter boards & Atari LSI chips SoundBlaster Shipping, 1088XEL, +Case, US Domestic USPS Shipping for 1088XEL in case web-250+ Free US Domestic Shipping for orders over $250.00 -100.00%
  12. I did not meant not give you the price — It was over 1k but I was not in front of the computer to give you the price and the parts. I apologize if I came out this way. I will get that to you.
  13. I will post the options soon. Total price was high but worth it. Not high because brewing academy is expensive but I asked for way too many things. You can easily get the price from their site. I opted for them building it. This adds a cost as well. I hope to get a 576+ in the future and may be an XLD. But for sure, I will know use them for any mods on my Atari’s. As far as review, I will. The video does provide a good overview of the options and the functionality.
  14. @mytek I’m not sure if you have already discussed this but would this be the prefer video for 576+ or you have another video adapter in mind ?
  15. Well, I didn’t lie. I did buy something that cost 30.. I just didn’t say what cost the rest
  16. You are right. Well, let’s just say is the truth from a specific perspective.
  17. I want to thanks Marlin @MacRorie for sending me a beautiful product, creating this amazing video, and delivering sooner than promised (way sooner). I still need to get me a PS/2 keyboard or find the one I have somewhere. I'm going to be honest. The U1MB has so many moving pieces that it is not easy for me to grasp everything right away but I'm excited. I have not turned on yet because I need a few things but I'm extremely happy. I did tell my wife it cost me around 30 dollars, if she asks LOL -- However, she hasn't seen what it is, just the box, so I don't think she will buy it. She told me to stop buying Atari stuff. But the time she notices.... EDIT: Added corrected link
  18. I can say that print shop had to be on the first position of my list. I didn’t have a printer, so i needed to go to my friends house to print. My 8th grade class president campaign used print shop. Now, I lost but that’s another story. I had been in course politics for too long all the way back to 4th grade (or before).
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