OT: Apex mods (was RE: [rescue] SunTuner?)

Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. rescue at hawkmountain.net
Thu Jan 16 11:46:00 CST 2003

What Apex model(s) are being talked about here ....

I have an AD600A new in the box that I haven't done anything with yet
(it was so cheap and I new it was one of the few modable players at
the time that I had to grab it).

-- Curt

>From: Joshua D Boyd <jdboyd at cs.millersville.edu>
>Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2003 12:05:54 -0500
>To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>Subject: Re: OT: Apex mods (was RE: [rescue] SunTuner?)
>On Thu, Jan 16, 2003 at 12:01:42PM -0500, Loomis, Rip wrote:
>> > Anyway, I want to add a dual boot mod for R0 and R1, and I want to do
>> > the PSU mods which are supposed to deliver better color fidelity and
>> > sound.  Maybe while I'm at it a component video out, though I have no
>> > way to use such a thing.
>> When you figure out how, or if you'd like some help, let me know.
>> My Apex hasn't been changed for just about the same reasons--I just
>> haven't had the time to pursue things.
>It is supposed to be darn easy.  Download file, send it to DaveM with a
>few bucks.  Wait.  Open case, insert chip.  See if it works.  If so, cut
>whole in case, mount small switch, solder 2 wires that from the pictures
>don't look too small.  Turn on see if works.  Turn off. Flip switch,
>turn on see if works.  Reassemble.  There are lots of web sites that
>describe the two wires and have the EEPROM image.
>Actually, the main reason I was waiting was until mid summer I still had
>a warranty.  It's only been the last 6 months or so that I've been
>putting it off because of lack of time.  And now I'm putting it off
>because of lack of use.  Until I recieve my 13w3->VGA adapter that
>actually works, I can't use the Apex player since it spot in the family
>room was taken by Mom's new changer.
>Joshua D. Boyd
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