MiSTress - Conversion Kit for Amiga cases

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Here are some pics of the new MiSTress board for the A600:
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Just wondering, are the two DB9 ports on the 600 kit compatible with Sega Genesis/Mega Drive controllers - in particular the six button ones?
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Analogue Blacksheep wrote: Sun May 29, 2022 12:38 pm Just wondering, are the two DB9 ports on the 600 kit compatible with Sega Genesis/Mega Drive controllers - in particular the six button ones?
Yes, unlike the previous MiSTress models (which have a single DB9 port CD32 compatible), the MiSTress 600 has two low latency DB9 ports compatible with Sega Megadrive (3 or 6 buttons), Master System, Atari and C64. Other pasive joysticks should work fine too.

These are based on Daemonbite code/controllers.
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Lately I've been trying to decide between waiting for a Mistress A600 or building something else. Do you have any production updates in regards to how far along these kits are?
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I just bought all the gear I need for a Mistress setup including an Amiga 600 shell and key board from ebay. This will be my 3rd MiSTer. I've always wanted an Amiga and this will be my first!
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ARCADEAGES wrote: Mon Sep 19, 2022 7:47 pm I just bought all the gear I need for a Mistress setup including an Amiga 600 shell and key board from ebay. This will be my 3rd MiSTer. I've always wanted an Amiga and this will be my first!
Looks like I bought the last Mistress as they are all now listed as "out of stock".
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Does anyone know when the next production cycle is happening? Looking to buy the Amiga 1200 one.
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blacklistedcard wrote: Thu Sep 22, 2022 11:30 pm Does anyone know when the next production cycle is happening? Looking to buy the Amiga 1200 one.
Not sure. Join the mailing list I guess to get updates
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NightShadowPT wrote: Tue Apr 12, 2022 12:08 pm My MiSTress 1200 has arrived and I am enjoying it immensely. Having the MiSTer inside a new A1200 case (black) and using the Amiga keyboard makes it much more natural to use and it feels much closer to the "real deal".

I do have 2 things I would like it to have come with though:

- a 3D printed backplate to mask all the back connectors - Having the wholes there makes it look slightly amateurish.
- Having an adapter for a larger fan. The fan it ships with is significantly noisier than the one I had in my MiSTer before and I cannot use it because the adapter only fits the smaller fan.

Both of these can be remediated with some 3D printing files made available after sales, so fingers crossed it will happen one day.

Other than that, I highly recommend this solution as it is very elegant and one of the nicest cases for the MiSTer.
it seems that the backplate would be similar to the one in this image, I have looked in the google drive of 8bits4ever but I can't find any stl file for that part.
https://www.8bits4ever.net/product-page ... idge-caddy

Maybe it can be purchased at some point, let's see if Daniel8b can tell us something.
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NightShadowPT wrote: Tue Apr 12, 2022 12:08 pm - a 3D printed backplate to mask all the back connectors - Having the wholes there makes it look slightly amateurish.
- Having an adapter for a larger fan. The fan it ships with is significantly noisier than the one I had in my MiSTer before and I cannot use it because the adapter only fits the smaller fan.
We've done a backplate for the new MiSTress 600. We will do the same for the 1200. The STL file will be freely available once is done. It's unlikely we sell this part separately but it will be included as standard with the 1200 kit (once done, of course).

The problem with the fan is that there is no clearence for a bigger fan. For the 600 we've desinged a 40 mm fan assembly that locks into the case's vent grill. It might be possible to do the same for the 1200.

Cheers!
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