Re: few questions about MK-X

From: Petr Stehlik <>
Date: Thu, 11 Dec 1997 22:01:54 +0100

On Mon, 1 Dec 1997, Mau wrote:

> Well finaly I got time to asemble my MK-X, ...but I have a few
> questions before I make it.
> I downloaded a htlm were describe how to make the buffer modification,
> do I need to remove those R221,R216 and R222, that means take it out of
> the mother board?, do anyone have a photo of the modification, to have a
> good idea how fits every thing. I read something about two types of

have a look into DOITF030, there's a photo of buffer mod, IIRC.

> falcons, and diferents modifications. well I got TOS 4.04 (it seems that
> atari had rewrite, because there is a correction in the chip). And last,
> is realy necesary to make this buffer mod, my falcon has an excelent
> sound, recording, and playing (all I need to do is turn off that ugly
> internal speaker), I never had problems with the SCSI interface (I got a
> ZIP drive), even with D2D recording.

So try it out first without the buffer mod.

> longer useful. but how to connect to the new plugs?. the original
> keyboard has 7pins , the new has 4pins, is that OK?.. well this little
> thing, the led. where it goes... better where shall i conect it?.

LED of what? IDE activity?

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