Beginning of a new section – 3D

3d-sectionWhile I’m in the process of doing some 3D objects, I thought I’d post a few of these as a test setup before the final page is finished.

The pages are quite static, but I asure you the objects are not.

These links will probably break in the near future as the static pages will be removed, and the dynamic pages come up.

Feedback (and scans) are much appreciated.

 

UPDATE 2015-04-01: Added C128 + A1200 Magic Pack

UPDATE 2015-04-04: C1531

UPDATE 2015-04-11: C1581, Made a temp page containing the list here: http://www.retro-commodore.eu/3d-boxes/ Can be found in the menu Misc.

 

 

 

Tapuino now built into a C=1530 cassette deck

Thanks to Lars Møller who was so kind of donating a defective Commodore 1530 cassette player. Internal mechanism didn’t work, and the buttons was missing. I already had 2 tapuino v1.4 boards of spcbm (amibay) and of course the whole Tapuino concept by sweetlilmre / Peter Edwards. And I was meaning to do this anyway, put a tapuino into a C1530 that is, receiving a broken device was something I was waiting for, no way was I going to sacrifice a working piece of Commodore equipment.

At this time the internals aren’t finished, I still need to fasten the mainboard, cut a hole for the tape connector, and maybe even one for the usb head. I’m also considering to add a fake set of buttons, perhaps printet on a 3D printer.

Well for now things work as intended. Hotglue was used, a little too much and I had to replace 3 tactile buttons. The LED wasn’t supposed to be this one either. I had an other one which I moved the variable resistor for the contrast out, this was supposed to be set into the hole where the azimuth adjustment screw was supposed to be.

Enjoy the images and video.

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