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New sound card project: AWE64 Legacy

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Reply 580 of 588, by Scythifuge

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hard1k wrote on 2021-04-07, 13:30:
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Hey guys,

Good news - the boards have arrived, we'll start assembling them soon, so we're on schedule to start orders soon.

Regarding your questions:

agent_x007 wrote on 2021-02-19, 18:28:
So, if I bought bare PCB with bracket, to get all functions of the PCB I would need : 1) Creative CT4520 donor board 2) 32MB SI […]
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So, if I bought bare PCB with bracket, to get all functions of the PCB I would need :
1) Creative CT4520 donor board
2) 32MB SIMM module
3) Soldering equipment/skills
Did I missed something (like caps/ICs/transistors/diodes [elements not present on either AWE donor board or SIMM module]) ?
If so, are there are other pieces that require other donor board(s) ?

Please find attached the exact BOM.

Scythifuge wrote on 2021-03-03, 18:05:

This sound card project got me excited about retro computing again!

Great to hear! 😁

shan2752 wrote on 2021-03-04, 23:11:

Are these available from a 3rd party in Europe? Thanks!

We don't consider any such options at the moment. We'll be shipping worldwide from Moscow, Russia.

vutt wrote on 2021-03-06, 21:31:

2 questions:
1) Will CT4500 work as donor?
2) Are you planning to provide SMD stencil blueprint for cleaner soldering workflow?

1) No, only CT4520.
2) No, but we can provide a file for you to make one if you wish.

cyberaxe wrote on 2021-03-26, 12:14:

I'm thinking of buying the bare pcb since i have an awe64 value already, what other components will i need? i couldnt see any info on what is required for that version.

Please see the BOM attached.

Bendejo wrote on 2021-04-07, 05:30:

Hi, I just discovered this awesome project and was interested in the bare pcb to try and put it together myself. How difficult would you say this would be?

Well, to be honest, that's not a task I would recommend for a beginner. If you're experienced in soldering small SMD components and/or have the necessary equipment, it shouldn't be VERY difficult either.

I can hardly wait! I will be ordering one, though I am slightly nervous. I bought a Tomato 4DPS mobo with the mouse bracket and a 486DX2 CPU, last month, and it still hasn't arrived. Once tracking information says that the item has left Russia, there is no more information. However, I ordered a Troll Bends Fir CD from a shop in Russia, and it arrived relatively quickly. That may have been prior to covid, however. I can't recall.

Reply 581 of 588, by igna78

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I can't wait to be able to order the card .. well guys, realize that a card is mine! 😁😁😁

Seriously, I look forward to opening reservations to be able to buy one 😉

Reply 582 of 588, by God Of Gaming

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I hope by the time I get my first salary two weeks from now, these won't be completely sold out

1999 Dream PC project | 2001 Dream PC project | 2003 Dream PC project

Reply 585 of 588, by bitslasher

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I am very interested in this also. I would love to buy the fully assembled version. I really appreciate you (and others) initiative and skill at making something like this a reality. It is worth every penny you're asking for that reason!

I just hope I don't miss the opportunity to get one. Forgive me if this has been explained somewhere, but is there a place to subscribe somehow to a mailing list that will notify when you're accepting orders?

Reply 586 of 588, by vetz

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bitslasher wrote on 2021-04-12, 02:54:

I am very interested in this also. I would love to buy the fully assembled version. I really appreciate you (and others) initiative and skill at making something like this a reality. It is worth every penny you're asking for that reason!

I just hope I don't miss the opportunity to get one. Forgive me if this has been explained somewhere, but is there a place to subscribe somehow to a mailing list that will notify when you're accepting orders?

You can use the "watch topic" function on the forum, then you'll get emails whenever someone posts a reply in this thread. I'm 100% sure hard1k will post in this thread whenever they are accepting orders.

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