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Forum: support.Hardware 08 October 2018, 20:42
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By Solderbro
These dark spots are deep oxidation, what will...

These dark spots are deep oxidation, what will not grow if the metal is kept dry for now. Have a few in my A600 too, did the same clean up and put a bit of hard wax onto it as finish.
At all your...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 August 2018, 09:08
Replies: 18
Views: 1,195
Posted By Solderbro
There is a selector program in the FF image, it...

There is a selector program in the FF image, it would be booted first if configured that way. FF is widely configurable through the ff.cfg on the usb key, you can have one for harddisk boot and...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 August 2018, 16:37
Replies: 18
Views: 1,195
Posted By Solderbro
Payed 20€ for the latest gotek and modded it with...

Payed 20€ for the latest gotek and modded it with speaker and oled display. This looks nice and sound like an old floppy drive, FF support 999 images including write for real copy to get adf from...
Forum: OT - Technical 04 August 2018, 10:51
Replies: 18
Views: 2,685
Posted By Solderbro
Reminds me to two cards i had before, one AMD and...

Reminds me to two cards i had before, one AMD and one NVidia. At both the GPU got contact problems after 2 years (warranty), the effect is color flickering blocks in the graphics, more in 3D and less...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 August 2018, 10:18
Replies: 95
Views: 7,608
Posted By Solderbro
Did a full round of Desert Dream first, followed...

Did a full round of Desert Dream first, followed by one hour Frontier rolling intro. Played Pinball Dreams and Fantasies for 'socket earthquake'. 2 hour Disksalv scan for problems from earlier...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 August 2018, 22:03
Replies: 95
Views: 7,608
Posted By Solderbro
Operation done, following points changed. ...

Operation done, following points changed.

-Replaced the oscillator from 66.66 to 50.00 MHz. Found that TXC BBz9A is also a fake mask, because BB types from TXC have more pins and complexity as the...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 July 2018, 19:28
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By Solderbro
Tried both variants inside, other direction...

Tried both variants inside, other direction results in an disabled floppy. Had put it back into the external case, here it works again. Now the machine get a Gotek internally, think the time for the...
Forum: OT - Technical 31 July 2018, 19:21
Replies: 49
Views: 4,861
Posted By Solderbro
Win10 / Ubuntu LTS dual boot here. Have never...

Win10 / Ubuntu LTS dual boot here. Have never used Windows for working, on my A3000/040 got contact to Debian Linux m68k with first KDE and become friend with that. All work is done with rocksolid...
Forum: OT - Technical 31 July 2018, 19:14
Replies: 20
Views: 2,649
Posted By Solderbro
AMD is a bit more hot, but as JayZ calculated the...

AMD is a bit more hot, but as JayZ calculated the saved energy cost for an equal intel is reached after 17 years of use:D

I avoid to stress my PC, 35° outside and 28° in my rooms:shocked. The...
Forum: request.Demos 31 July 2018, 18:46
Replies: 4
Views: 2,243
Posted By Solderbro
Desert Dream with second disk as whdload?

Hello,

found a complete whdload from Desert Dream. Disk one works pretty to the point when he ask for the second disk. Do someone have a working archive?

Solderbro
Forum: support.Hardware 31 July 2018, 18:21
Replies: 17
Views: 563
Posted By Solderbro
Had an internal IOmega ZIP in my A3000 on the...

Had an internal IOmega ZIP in my A3000 on the internal SCSI controller. SCSI was a standard for controller and drives, take care for unique drive numbers and bus termination.
Was a nice and fast...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 July 2018, 17:00
Replies: 95
Views: 7,608
Posted By Solderbro
Processor and FPU on my Furia have the Freescale...

Processor and FPU on my Furia have the Freescale Semiconductor logo. They build the licensed chips, today NXP as new owner offer the datasheet and is the latest producer:...
Forum: support.Games 29 July 2018, 22:43
Replies: 1
Views: 395
Posted By Solderbro
Das schwarze Auge - create a character

As C64 classic the amiga version of that game is available as complete archive. Runs pretty and you can save your success, but the character editor results to 'savedisk write protected'. Peeking into...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 July 2018, 22:37
Replies: 95
Views: 7,608
Posted By Solderbro
Bought my card at Everdrive, they had also no...

Bought my card at Everdrive, they had also no information that it is overclocked on regular basis. Yes figured the 66.66 oscillator out and ordered a 50Mhz model, modern forms run at 3.3 to 5.0V....
Forum: support.Hardware 29 July 2018, 15:34
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By Solderbro
NEC FD1037A intern vs extern

Question: From an old Golem external drive i found a NEC FD1037A that was inside the case before the Gotek. Golem placed also an konverter board between the floppy cable and the cable to the amiga....
Forum: support.Hardware 29 July 2018, 15:30
Replies: 95
Views: 7,608
Posted By Solderbro
Okay just for the idea i tried to shop a...

Okay just for the idea i tried to shop a MC68EC020/33 what should be applied on the Furia 2b like mine, bought in June. You can buy a MC68EC020/25 as SMD and the /33 as chip with pins on the bottom....
Forum: support.Hardware 28 July 2018, 07:49
Replies: 95
Views: 7,608
Posted By Solderbro
But you have a good model, as it works for more...

But you have a good model, as it works for more than 30 minutes. My red 2.x board requires 30min of heatup with endless guru and reset cycles. After that it runs for another 30 minutes relative...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 July 2018, 07:35
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By Solderbro
Okay the floppy was bad, give no data signals on...

Okay the floppy was bad, give no data signals on the line. Now i need to repair a Chinon 354, hope that there are wiring manuals around. Between head and plug have to be some kind of signal...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 July 2018, 12:18
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By Solderbro
A600 - bugged floppy drive or chipset?

Found a new effect for my DF0 on the A600.

- Drive spins up, head steps around and got the click after HDD boot
- Read nothing, no FFS, no Crossdos from any disk
- Shows a formatting for both...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 July 2018, 11:28
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By Solderbro
Found it, by somewhat reasons a piece of copper...

Found it, by somewhat reasons a piece of copper has shortened few Gayle pins. This has put some chips into wait state, as first diagnosis most of the system is running now.
Forum: support.Hardware 25 July 2018, 20:55
Replies: 29
Views: 2,986
Posted By Solderbro
Since a bit shorter spacers below the screws, my...

Since a bit shorter spacers below the screws, my ACA020 have more pressure to the socket. It runs also stable and only with passive cooling.
The spacers were build from a microphone cable coating,...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 July 2018, 20:41
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By Solderbro
Checked that deeper with a new 555, Got the high...

Checked that deeper with a new 555, Got the high to low change at pin 3 from my 555, so the base of Q511 follows and the collector turns inverted from short low to high. So the KB_RESET is on high...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 July 2018, 09:21
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By Solderbro
Did some checks on the reset logic. Pin 3...

Did some checks on the reset logic.

Pin 3 what seems to be the output to Q511 transistor base is always on low, so KB_Reset is always grounded. At pin 2 i found at startup a short high, then it...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 July 2018, 09:29
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By Solderbro
A600 stuck in dark grey

After a day running with install of the CF Card, one of my A600 won't start up.

Screen stay dark grey
One caps lock blink assumes that the keyboard is okay
No sound from floppy
Green LED at...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 July 2018, 10:34
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By Solderbro
Micromys 4 better cable

Was bothered from bad contact with the micromys adapter, because the 9-Pin in the A600/1200 sit deeper than the case. So it's not possible to get fitting contact with the metal plug and the A600 does...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 July 2018, 10:19
Replies: 0
Views: 189
Posted By Solderbro
Bad weather for the 68K socket cpu cards

Weather conditions are warm and moisty, so both of my A600 won't cold start. The furia equipped need 30min of endless reset until it's warm enough to boot. The ACA020 one rest in black screen waiting...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 July 2018, 15:43
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By Solderbro
Can report success here, the MMBFJ113 is cheap...

Can report success here, the MMBFJ113 is cheap and come with same pinout. The sound volume and frequency is the same as before, does not differ from my other A600 with old FET's inside.
Take care...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 July 2018, 17:11
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By Solderbro
Got the Furia running, most time stable until...

Got the Furia running, most time stable until cold start. The SD-Card adapter with 90° extension works well and repairs the HDD led function for me. Now there is red light into my A600, feels a bit...
Forum: support.Apps 08 July 2018, 20:05
Replies: 8
Views: 1,710
Posted By Solderbro
MagicWB registered?

Okay MagicWB cannot be registered in any way, there is the http://www.fatcat.vispa.com/keyring/ page that should help. But the way is impossible?

Installed the 2.0r package and don't have it...
Forum: support.Apps 08 July 2018, 19:52
Replies: 76
Views: 24,168
Posted By Solderbro
Stefan do respond to payments and mail, send me a...

Stefan do respond to payments and mail, send me a pre key because his Amiga is broken to create own personal keys at the moment.
Forum: support.Hardware 08 July 2018, 19:49
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By Solderbro
A600 / 1200 Audio preamp

Hello,

if things become broken rare parts are involded. One of my A600 won't play sound at right channel. So i checked the recapped capacitors back to the LF347 opamp. Here i found out that the...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 July 2018, 16:47
Replies: 7
Views: 700
Posted By Solderbro
Here is a ready made product in sale, looks nice....

Here is a ready made product in sale, looks nice.

https://lotharek.pl/productdetail.php?id=145
Forum: Member Introductions 01 July 2018, 18:24
Replies: 2
Views: 922
Posted By Solderbro
Greetings from the Waterkant

Hello, just a short introduction.

Grown up in Hamburg, a city with many bridges and lot's of green environment around. In my apprenticeship i bought my first C64 with the expensive and slow...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 July 2018, 18:05
Replies: 27
Views: 1,150
Posted By Solderbro
Be careful, i grilled a new cerko when soldering...

Be careful, i grilled a new cerko when soldering in , now there is no sound at right channel. These cerko types 22uF 16V are rare and available 6V types maybe burn through.
Forum: support.Hardware 30 June 2018, 12:54
Replies: 41
Views: 2,365
Posted By Solderbro
Something ugly at the external Amiga PSU is the...

Something ugly at the external Amiga PSU is the square DIN plug and that their stinginess with the cable. The plug cannot be opened, cannot be bought today and cable profile is to low for 5 amps or...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 June 2018, 12:49
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By Solderbro
Thanks have ordered a SD adapter now, together...

Thanks have ordered a SD adapter now, together with the 90° plug it will sit even better than the longer CF adapters. It's not easy to get smaller SD cards today, especially industrial grade with...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 June 2018, 12:44
Replies: 1
Views: 537
Posted By Solderbro
Okay got it to run so here are explanations for...

Okay got it to run so here are explanations for the archive

The opensource give three modes of operation depending on a config file on every usb key you like to use with the drive. Don't mix them...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 June 2018, 21:09
Replies: 1
Views: 537
Posted By Solderbro
Gotek F-F need special USB keys?

Got an standard Gotek and put this opensource on it

https://github.com/keirf/FlashFloppy

The Gotek was placed into an old Golem external floppy case, i set the jumper from S0 to S1 to have it...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 June 2018, 19:27
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By Solderbro
Cutting out the corner is not enough on my A600,...

Cutting out the corner is not enough on my A600, the connectors sit 2mm deeper than the cover while the PCB inside fits the plastic. But will resolder the micromys cable with a joystick extender...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 June 2018, 19:19
Replies: 250
Sticky: Soldering hints
Views: 114,889
Posted By Solderbro
https://www.reichelt.com/de/en/Soldering-Stations-...

https://www.reichelt.com/de/en/Soldering-Stations-Various-Typs/STATION-ZD-931/3/index.html?ACTION=3&GROUPID=555&ARTICLE=90918

A million seller for industrial business, solid quality, good price. 4...
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