Paul Rezendes started a new and unique fundraiser campaign on gofundme.com for a new Commodore Amiga 4000 motherboard development. As many owners of the Amiga 4000 boards know they contain a battery and several electrolytic capacitors which when age and leak cause severe damage to the motherboard. The goal of this fundraiser is to have the original board converted to schematics and Gerber files. This will allow new boards to be manufactured. The schematics will allow future updates and changes to the design of the board for future enhancements or improvements. This work will be accomplished by Integrated Sensor Technologies, located in Goleta California ( www.isensortech.com) and will take 4 – 6 weeks for completion. Once complete the files will be released publicly and hosted on a site such as github. The project does not include any boards and is only for the funding of the engineer and the work required to complete the file conversion project. Any boards will have to be purchased by those requiring them from a PCB manufacturer on their own. The project only needs $5,000, you can find more information by clicking this link.

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