RemoveA600RFmod (stupid way) 19/03—29/04/16

eX_A600_RF_removal_01 When your Amiga 600 has HDMI out, the RF modulator doesnt feel like a necessary thing keep on the mobo.
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When your Amiga 600 has HDMI out, the RF modulator doesnt feel like a necessary thing keep on the mobo.
eX_A600_RF_removal_02 This metal thingy is the shileding around the RF modulator of an A600.
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This metal thingy is the shileding around the RF modulator of an A600.
eX_A600_RF_removal_03 Removing the top is easy. Below we see a circuit board, and you can already tell, there's stuff there thats soldered to the motherboard.
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Removing the top is easy. Below we see a circuit board, and you can already tell, there's stuff there thats soldered to the motherboard.
eX_A600_RF_removal_04 Top view of the RF modulator circuit board on an Amiga 600.
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Top view of the RF modulator circuit board on an Amiga 600.
eX_A600_RF_removal_05 This is the underside of the A600 mobo - below the RF modulator.
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This is the underside of the A600 mobo - below the RF modulator.
eX_A600_RF_removal_06 We can identify these pins as stuff that we will need to de-solder from the A600 motherboard in order to remove the RF modulator.
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We can identify these pins as stuff that we will need to de-solder from the A600 motherboard in order to remove the RF modulator.
eX_A600_RF_removal_07 The pins that need to be de-soldered from another angle.
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The pins that need to be de-soldered from another angle.
eX_A600_RF_removal_08 Once you've de-soldered in all the right spots, you can lift off the circuit board.
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Once you've de-soldered in all the right spots, you can lift off the circuit board.
eX_A600_RF_removal_09 In retrospect, these where the ones that needed to be de-soldered.
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In retrospect, these where the ones that needed to be de-soldered.
eX_A600_RF_removal_10 THe RF modulator was not meant to be removed too easily it seems...
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THe RF modulator was not meant to be removed too easily it seems...