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Forum: support.Hardware 18 July 2016, 22:31
Replies: 5
Views: 1,320
Posted By a_petri
Please be patient - I'll dig out my device from...

Please be patient - I'll dig out my device from the garage, open it and check what it does with the port signals.

Meanwhile, my idea is that the communication between the Digi-Droid and the...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 October 2009, 23:05
Replies: 13
Views: 1,665
Posted By a_petri
It's not the whole one, but the audio output part...

It's not the whole one, but the audio output part is here:

http://amiga.serveftp.net/images/AudioSchematic-large.jpg
Forum: Hardware pics 21 October 2008, 22:45
Replies: 6
Views: 5,772
Posted By a_petri
Probably both. A capacitor between CC_RESET...

Probably both.

A capacitor between CC_RESET and Vcc (as described in http://aminet.net/docs/hard/A1200-ccreset.txt ) is a poor substitute - it only fixes the "PCMCIA network card does not work if...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 September 2008, 22:28
Replies: 10
Views: 1,763
Posted By a_petri
Did you remove and reinsert the GVP SIMM modules...

Did you remove and reinsert the GVP SIMM modules several times? If you did, then it may well be that it did the trick.

The 64-pin SIMM sockets of the 030 and 040 GVP Combo accelerators I've seen...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 August 2008, 23:00
Replies: 18
Views: 3,568
Posted By a_petri
I second this. I had three original Amiga HD...

I second this. I had three original Amiga HD floppy units in my hands - all three had these microswitches full of dirt. (The other typical symptom is that an inserted floppy's icon sometimes...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 August 2008, 22:42
Replies: 10
Views: 2,117
Posted By a_petri
As far as I know, the [2nd.]scsi.device of the...

As far as I know, the [2nd.]scsi.device of the A2091 requires "Zorro II DMA" memory - that is, Fast RAM in the lower 16 MBytes of the address range - for buffering.

In an A4000, neither the Fast...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 April 2008, 23:14
Replies: 3
Views: 1,128
Posted By a_petri
Dear Kristian95, the P-IV early start menu...

Dear Kristian95,

the P-IV early start menu can be a little tricky to activate. For me, it only works if I start tapping the right Shift button *repeatedly* at the very moment I push the power...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 February 2008, 23:17
Replies: 19
Views: 4,134
Posted By a_petri
Dear JonSick, which model exactly did you...

Dear JonSick,

which model exactly did you get and successfully install into your CD32? Sony KSS210A or KSS212A?

I've found both in a shop locally, and there is a significant price difference...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 February 2008, 00:01
Replies: 10
Views: 2,867
Posted By a_petri
http://makecd.core.de/Rock_Ridge_Amiga_Specific

http://makecd.core.de/Rock_Ridge_Amiga_Specific
Forum: support.Hardware 01 February 2008, 22:19
Replies: 10
Views: 2,867
Posted By a_petri
MakeCD (http://makecd.core.de/) the "last...

MakeCD (http://makecd.core.de/)

the "last mohican" of classic AmigaOS CD burning programs, with a long development history
+ free (a free registration key is on the webpage)
+ supports MMC3...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 January 2008, 22:56
Replies: 8
Views: 1,109
Posted By a_petri
Many of the audio-capable KVM switches route...

Many of the audio-capable KVM switches route their audio signal cables within the same 'bundle' as the VGA signal cables (usually the audio jacks are connected to the VGA connector with short pieces...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 January 2008, 22:10
Replies: 8
Views: 1,632
Posted By a_petri
According to the "official" specification (...

According to the "official" specification ( http://www.gvp-m.com/A2000combo030.html ), if you place a jumper to J12, the RAM of the first two memory banks (that is, the on-board RAM and the uppermost...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 December 2007, 16:01
Replies: 15
Views: 2,205
Posted By a_petri
Dear fisken uno, sorry - I didn't want to...

Dear fisken uno,

sorry - I didn't want to discourage you.

I just saw the bluish goop at the pins of the 68000 socket and suddenly remembered my astonishment when I had realized why the repeated...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 December 2007, 10:16
Replies: 15
Views: 2,205
Posted By a_petri
If you have exceptionally bad luck, the goo from...

If you have exceptionally bad luck, the goo from the battery may have attacked the spring contacts of the 68000 socket as well.

It happened to me (I bought my A2000 literally by finding it in a...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 November 2007, 21:40
Replies: 3
Views: 1,183
Posted By a_petri
Ancient 5.25" floppy drives had different...

Ancient 5.25" floppy drives had different connectors, but such floppy cables are very rare nowadays (and usually they have a 3.5"-style connector as well, so you can cut away the end of the cable).
...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 November 2007, 13:04
Replies: 7
Views: 1,211
Posted By a_petri
Well, this page: ...

Well, this page:

http://www.pcguide.com/ref/hdd/if/scsi/cablesConnectors-c.html

calls the 50 pin IDC ribbon cable SCSI connector as "regular density".

And there are several types of SCSI...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 October 2007, 21:05
Replies: 11
Views: 2,557
Posted By a_petri
Something like this happened to my A2000 as well....

Something like this happened to my A2000 as well.

I bought it with a seemingly moderate battery leak damage, and after replacing the battery and cleaning up the motherboard, it worked well. For a...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 September 2007, 22:07
Replies: 1
Views: 837
Posted By a_petri
If the long filenames show correctly on your PC,...

If the long filenames show correctly on your PC, then you have to get an Amiga CD-ROM filesystem that is capable of reading CDs with 'Joliet'-style long filenames. You can try CacheCDFS or...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 August 2007, 16:11
Replies: 5
Views: 2,627
Posted By a_petri
A basic digital controller can be implemented...

A basic digital controller can be implemented with pushbutton switches connected between the appropriate input lines (/LEFT, /RIGHT, etc.) and the GND line, just as you thought.

The +5V line can...
Forum: Hardware mods 28 July 2007, 12:05
Replies: 408
Views: 349,013
Posted By a_petri
Did I understand correctly that you have...

Did I understand correctly that you have discovered another PC 1.44M floppy drive (the one shown in the "Alps Electric, alebo mrcha HDcka" thread) which can be modified as a *HD* Amiga floppy???
Forum: Hardware mods 20 July 2007, 10:21
Replies: 408
Views: 349,013
Posted By a_petri
Are the floppy disks you trying DD (720K) or HD...

Are the floppy disks you trying DD (720K) or HD (1.4M) ones?

I had a similar problem with a modded Panasonic JU-257 and my 880K-formatted HD diskettes. I solved it by gluing a piece of plastic...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 July 2007, 09:47
Replies: 7
Views: 1,472
Posted By a_petri
My tip: these female mains outlets were switched...

My tip: these female mains outlets were switched by the mains switch of the PSU, so it supplied voltage only when the PC was powered on. It was sensible that you could power on and off a computer and...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 July 2007, 11:28
Replies: 7
Views: 1,472
Posted By a_petri
Just stick a normal PC-type power cord into the...

Just stick a normal PC-type power cord into the end socket of your monitor's power cord.
Forum: support.Hardware 17 July 2007, 09:09
Replies: 105
Views: 7,985
Posted By a_petri
The ZorroII-to-PCI bridge of the Picasso IV card...

The ZorroII-to-PCI bridge of the Picasso IV card is in two small PROM/EEPROM ICs. These chips *cannot* be flash updated from AmigaOS: they must be removed from their sockets and either replaced by a...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 July 2007, 08:22
Replies: 5
Views: 2,000
Posted By a_petri
Dear Rod, do you mean VHI-Studio? It is...

Dear Rod,

do you mean VHI-Studio?

It is in the catalog of Softhut (http://www.softhut.com/); however, only the remaining stock is sold without any support, because IOSPIRIT (the developer)...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 June 2007, 16:32
Replies: 5
Views: 2,000
Posted By a_petri
Dear Calgor, MovieShop is *the* one and only...

Dear Calgor,

MovieShop is *the* one and only application that uses VLab Motion. It is a tremedously powerful but somewhat cryptic piece of software; it is definitely not intended for hobbyists...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 June 2007, 15:45
Replies: 5
Views: 1,208
Posted By a_petri
When I replaced the faulty original FDD of my...

When I replaced the faulty original FDD of my Amiga 1200 (a Panasonic JU-253) with a modified Panasonic JU-257, I tried to glue the sensor down and it did not work (LED glowed constantly, DF0:???? on...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 June 2007, 01:30
Replies: 11
Views: 2,005
Posted By a_petri
I don't know whether it is supposed to work this...

I don't know whether it is supposed to work this way, but my Toccata also stays quiet after power-on until ToccataInit.

As my A4000 has a 060 CPU card, I can't play most of my favorite games...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 May 2007, 10:06
Replies: 2
Views: 1,353
Posted By a_petri
Thumbs up I happen to have a pair of very similar units,...

I happen to have a pair of very similar units, except they have a "Pyramid" sticker on them instead of "Telmec".

It is a simple monochrome video framegrabber that connects to the parallel port,...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 May 2007, 22:12
Replies: 19
Views: 7,690
Posted By a_petri
If I were you, I would avoid using FaaastPrep. It...

If I were you, I would avoid using FaaastPrep. It is very old, rather buggy (at least my version on the GForce Combo 030 install diskette definitely was) and it wants to do everything itself...
Forum: request.Apps 14 April 2007, 00:42
Replies: 34
Views: 6,850
Posted By a_petri
Yes, this can be updated. Thanks! Actually,...

Yes, this can be updated. Thanks!

Actually, now I have to revise what I said earlier: the previous archive (TURBOCALC5.LHA) is indeed also TurboCalc 5.00, despite its version string, but it is...
Forum: request.Apps 13 April 2007, 20:35
Replies: 34
Views: 6,850
Posted By a_petri
Unfortunately, the file TURBOCALC5.LHA that is...

Unfortunately, the file TURBOCALC5.LHA that is now uploaded to the Zone is *NOT* the real TurboCalc 5.0 :(

It is a modified version of TurboCalc 4.0 (as "version DH0:TurboCalc/TurboCalc" clearly...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 December 2006, 11:54
Replies: 4
Views: 1,205
Posted By a_petri
Just an idea: check the underside (solder side)...

Just an idea: check the underside (solder side) of the PCB.

Pin 1 of the IC sockets is conventionally marked with a rectangular solder pad, while the other pins have circular solder pads. If this...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 October 2006, 16:01
Replies: 56
Views: 7,221
Posted By a_petri
I'm afraid it is a bit more complicated. The...

I'm afraid it is a bit more complicated.

The basic task of a scandoubler consists of doubling frequency of the horizontal sync pulses (PAL: 15.625 kHz -> 31.25 kHz / NTSC: 15.75 kHz -> 31.5 kHz) -...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 June 2006, 22:08
Replies: 18
Views: 1,939
Posted By a_petri
Exclamation A quite fireproof check can be done if you have a...

A quite fireproof check can be done if you have a multimeter/ohmmeter.

According to the clockport pinout description (e.g. http://www.ianstedman.co.uk/haynie/additional/clock_port-V1_3.txt ), pins...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 April 2006, 19:20
Replies: 8
Views: 1,754
Posted By a_petri
*DON'T* try to take it off! At least, don't try...

*DON'T* try to take it off! At least, don't try to pry it out!!! My A2000 (Rev. 6.0) also has such a thing, and it is definitely soldered in! (Two of the "IC sockets" on the extra PCB on the right...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 March 2006, 19:58
Replies: 7
Views: 1,037
Posted By a_petri
It is just a bare 68000 CPU. I'm afraid it cannot...

It is just a bare 68000 CPU. I'm afraid it cannot be used in itself.

Its 12 MHz nominal clock rate seems insufficient for a simple clock doubler (a.k.a. 14 MHz hack).

In theory, it could be...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 March 2006, 20:06
Replies: 22
Views: 2,223
Posted By a_petri
There is a program on Aminet, called...

There is a program on Aminet, called 'Etherbridge', in the "hard/drivr" section, that does just this.

It uses a small MS-DOS program, constantly running on the Bridgeboard's emulated PC, to relay...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 March 2006, 17:08
Replies: 2
Views: 1,170
Posted By a_petri
Dear Heavyweight76, do not panic, I have...

Dear Heavyweight76,

do not panic, I have just opened up my A4000D for you ;)

There are three 2-wire connectors on my front panel. Both three are red/black colored, so you have to check which is...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 March 2006, 16:42
Replies: 3
Views: 1,799
Posted By a_petri
Dear Jotd, there are photos of various...

Dear Jotd,

there are photos of various allegedly AteoBus compatible cards here:

http://www.sautebroussailles.net/upg_1240/pages/en/ateobus_cards.html

According to this, the AteoNet can be...
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