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Forum: support.Hardware 15 December 2017, 19:34
Replies: 6
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Posted By alexh
Kipper2k is currently producing a card for the...

Kipper2k is currently producing a card for the A2000 which adds 8MiB of FastRAM and IDE to the CPU slot of A2000.

It combines two cards. One which turns the A2000 CPU slot into a 68000 DIP socket...
Forum: MarketPlace 12 December 2017, 17:29
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By alexh
Alive Mediasoft

I don't know if anyone cares but the Alive Mediasoft are "ALIVE"!!

They were a company who reprinted and sold Amiga CD games WITHOUT a license in the late 90's and early 00's.

Their company...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 December 2017, 12:55
Replies: 69
Views: 3,169
Posted By alexh
Surely starting with the Apple IIgs source (which...

Surely starting with the Apple IIgs source (which is what they did for the AtariST demo) is the way to go.

The source is already configured for a 16-bit host CPU with no FPU but it does have...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 December 2017, 18:01
Replies: 69
Views: 3,169
Posted By alexh
Interesting ideas but the optimisations required...

Interesting ideas but the optimisations required are such a lot of work. And for what? Kudos?

On the ST platform, accelerators are few and far between, so optimisation is the only good option.
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 December 2017, 13:25
Replies: 69
Views: 3,169
Posted By alexh
Some of the above videos are not an A500 @...

Some of the above videos are not an A500 @ 7(ish)MHz

Take a look at the Atari ST demo done by Ray/TSCCC

http://s390174849.online.de/ray.tscc.de/wolf3d.htm
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 December 2017, 09:45
Replies: 15
Views: 437
Posted By alexh
Yes. There was a list of tested drives pata...

Yes. There was a list of tested drives pata drives last update 2005

http://xboxdrives.x-pec.com/?p=list

And a tutorial for SATA drives

https://www.xbmc4xbox.org.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?t=649
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 December 2017, 02:53
Replies: 15
Views: 437
Posted By alexh
Lazy developers not following the ATA spec? CF...

Lazy developers not following the ATA spec? CF cards not being 100% ATA compatible? I mean not even all the hard drives you could buy followed the spec. Lots didn't support locking and couldn't go in...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 December 2017, 23:03
Replies: 15
Views: 437
Posted By alexh
I never came across that tool even though I would...

I never came across that tool even though I would have still been using my Xbox in 2007

I wonder what/ how it partitions and formats the new drive before cloaning? cluster size? And what it does...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 December 2017, 22:55
Replies: 48
Views: 5,703
Posted By alexh
Sure

Sure
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 December 2017, 22:47
Replies: 48
Views: 5,703
Posted By alexh
My Xbox had been in the attic for years but IIRC...

My Xbox had been in the attic for years but IIRC 576i is normal PAL SD resolution? Note I don't say 576p. As for Microsoft dashboard I imagine you've got an NTSC BIOS
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 December 2017, 18:29
Replies: 15
Views: 437
Posted By alexh
Technically possible but the USB driver would...

Technically possible but the USB driver would have to support it and so would the bridge's firmware.

Hot-swap perhaps on the XBOX? Prep your new drive on your PC and then hot-swap it over to the...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 December 2017, 16:23
Replies: 75
Views: 10,491
Posted By alexh
I did quick cross reference of the Zorro II pins...

I did quick cross reference of the Zorro II pins on the board (from the photo)

I suspect it allows an application (the emulator) to created 68000 bus events that software (and Amiga hardware) is...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 December 2017, 13:37
Replies: 15
Views: 437
Posted By alexh
It is very easy to add larger hard drives to a...

It is very easy to add larger hard drives to a soft-modded box. But you will need an x86 PC with an IDE port on the motherboard (harder to find these days) to be able to unlock and lock the hard...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 December 2017, 13:13
Replies: 48
Views: 5,703
Posted By alexh
Yes those sites are now dead but they were all...

Yes those sites are now dead but they were all archived in the internet archive. I've redirected the links in the first post. (But you should have known to look there :))

Here is a Guide I wrote...
Forum: MarketPlace 06 December 2017, 19:15
Replies: 18
Views: 2,709
Posted By alexh
But they sit OUTSIDE the CD32 making them crap....

But they sit OUTSIDE the CD32 making them crap. They were poor before value for money and now they are terrible.

Even more so when someone starts 3D printing the covers for the TF328+RISER
Forum: support.Hardware 06 December 2017, 17:46
Replies: 0
Views: 109
Posted By alexh
Anyone 3D printed a 1084S-D2 front panel cover?

I've got a black CDTV 1084S-D2 with the big long front panel cover which broke and went in someones cupboard and got lost in the mysts of time before I got it.

I see there are several 3D printable...
Forum: MarketPlace 06 December 2017, 17:29
Replies: 18
Views: 2,709
Posted By alexh
If anything the prices of CD32's should have come...

If anything the prices of CD32's should have come DOWN as hundreds if not thousands of NTSC units have since hit the street having been kept in a warehouse in ASIA and forgotten.

The SX-1 is now...
Forum: Coders. General 05 December 2017, 14:04
Replies: 16
Views: 1,180
Posted By alexh
Interesting the source code was first published...

Interesting the source code was first published 20 years ago. November 1997
Forum: Hardware mods 04 December 2017, 17:50
Replies: 2,264
Views: 158,695
Posted By alexh
Clock crossing? ASYNC dual-port FIFO? I guess the...

Clock crossing? ASYNC dual-port FIFO? I guess the CPLD/FPGA on this board may not have those?
Forum: Hardware mods 04 December 2017, 17:34
Replies: 300
Views: 33,579
Posted By alexh
Not for me, but I was discussing what USB host...

Not for me, but I was discussing what USB host solutions there were for a v500 Vampire.

At the moment the only good USB solution for an accelerated A500 (in it's original case) is the clock-port...
Forum: Hardware mods 04 December 2017, 16:45
Replies: 300
Views: 33,579
Posted By alexh
Out of curiosity are there enough signals on the...

Out of curiosity are there enough signals on the A500/A500+ trapdoor slot for a clock port?

If not can we work out what the missing signals are?

The only clock port solutions for the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 December 2017, 15:46
Replies: 42
Views: 1,208
Posted By alexh
TFMX software mixing is 7 channels not 8. You're...

TFMX software mixing is 7 channels not 8. You're thinking OctoMED
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 November 2017, 18:00
Replies: 1,666
Views: 195,920
Posted By alexh
The word "Amiga" means girlfriend in Spanish....

The word "Amiga" means girlfriend in Spanish. Several original Hi-Toro Amiga designs are named after girlfriends of the development team. "Lorraine" the code-name for the Amiga computer prototype for...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 29 November 2017, 12:41
Replies: 20
Views: 814
Posted By alexh
When using Kryoflux Free can this happen if you...

When using Kryoflux Free can this happen if you have hardware which causes IRQ's?

I seem to remember having to remove one of my Zorro cards (X-Surf?) from my Amiga before I could perform correct...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 November 2017, 19:36
Replies: 63
Views: 4,871
Posted By alexh
I thought that you could start discussions with...

I thought that you could start discussions with Apollo Team for a license?
Forum: support.Hardware 28 November 2017, 15:38
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By alexh
Fat fingers. I was reading the manual 4-16 and...

Fat fingers. I was reading the manual 4-16 and just typed it in the wrong way around.

Looks like you've done everything you can and your chips must be FP rather than SC.

Totally unrelated but I...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 28 November 2017, 12:30
Replies: 20
Views: 814
Posted By alexh
The best way to preserve the disk is to request...

The best way to preserve the disk is to request the SPS dumper for AmigaOS (full details are on their website) you need an 020+ and 5-6MiB and they will give you an app which performs a quick test of...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 November 2017, 11:46
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By alexh
They are 1Mx4 static column ZIP RAM. So 8MiB...

They are 1Mx4 static column ZIP RAM. So 8MiB would be 16 chips which you would fit in BANK0 and BANK1. Leaving 16 ZIP sockets AND the DIP fast sockets empty. Also you will need to set the jumper J852...
Forum: Hardware mods 27 November 2017, 18:06
Replies: 29
Views: 1,515
Posted By alexh
Do you have to remove the 68000 from the MB...

Do you have to remove the 68000 from the MB socket for this to work correctly? It sounds like you do. That's cool. Just interested.
Forum: AMR contributions 27 November 2017, 16:03
Replies: 17
Views: 507
Posted By alexh
Turns out I didn't scan "my coverdisks" from the...

Turns out I didn't scan "my coverdisks" from the Attic. Instead I bought some from eBay in 2008 specifically for HOL and scanned then in HD on the photocopier at work.

I didn't provide scans of...
Forum: AMR contributions 27 November 2017, 15:46
Replies: 17
Views: 507
Posted By alexh
That was an autocorrection thing. It was suppose...

That was an autocorrection thing. It was suppose to read "attic"
Forum: Hardware mods 27 November 2017, 13:16
Replies: 29
Views: 1,515
Posted By alexh
Am I correct in thinking you have to use a spare...

Am I correct in thinking you have to use a spare 68000 CPU and the one on the motherboard is no longer used?
Forum: AMR contributions 25 November 2017, 18:36
Replies: 17
Views: 507
Posted By alexh
I'll have a look. I've still got all the disks...

I'll have a look. I've still got all the disks but they are now in the attic
Forum: AMR contributions 25 November 2017, 09:55
Replies: 17
Views: 507
Posted By alexh
I scanned all these disks in high resolution for...

I scanned all these disks in high resolution for AMR years ago
Forum: Hardware mods 24 November 2017, 11:41
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By alexh
Yippee :)[/QUOTE] Out of curiosity what does...

Yippee :)[/QUOTE]
Out of curiosity what does that mean?

Surely the A1200 has a Gayle IDE and so this card doesn't need IDE? Just take out the code (which solidcore has done) and voila?
Forum: support.Hardware 24 November 2017, 00:36
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By alexh
http://www.ianstedman.co.uk/Amiga/amiga_hacks/Amig...

http://www.ianstedman.co.uk/Amiga/amiga_hacks/Amiga_SCART/amiga_scart.html
Forum: support.Hardware 23 November 2017, 23:35
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By alexh
Read the disclaimer on the cable. Rewire...

Read the disclaimer on the cable.

Rewire your SCART cable so comp sync is the correct voltage?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 November 2017, 17:18
Replies: 20
Views: 1,962
Posted By alexh
You're 10 days too late. See above. ...

You're 10 days too late. See above.


http://www.pouet.net/prodlist.php?platform%5B0%5D=Amstrad+Plus&page=1&order=thumbup
Forum: Hardware mods 23 November 2017, 15:53
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By alexh
I edited my post and added the links to the SW...

I edited my post and added the links to the SW required. Untested of course.
Forum: Hardware mods 23 November 2017, 15:43
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By alexh
Interesting. Good luck with it. I'm sure at a...

Interesting. Good luck with it. I'm sure at a good price it has a place.

It would be good if you can investigate the patched card.resource which allows you to use the full 8MiB and the PCMCIA at...
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