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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 March 2021, 21:02
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By Higgy
Hi. Pretty sure this works on the Amiga Core, I...

Hi.
Pretty sure this works on the Amiga Core, I am sure I tested this.
MT32pi also works well with a real Amiga. You can get some notes to continue to play if you exit the game via WHDLoad exit...
Forum: Hardware mods 18 March 2021, 15:54
Replies: 258
Views: 39,019
Posted By Higgy
@trixster - mine is topping out at ~79.17Mhz via...

@trixster - mine is topping out at ~79.17Mhz via info on CPUspeed.
I think your running a Rev 6. I think the CPU is running cooler than the CPLDs. I have put on two small Raspberry Pi heatsinks to...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 March 2021, 22:44
Replies: 11
Views: 3,365
Posted By Higgy
God I wish I knew this a few days ago before...

God I wish I knew this a few days ago before wrecking a (new manufactured) edge connector :(
And yep also a 1B board with a straight edge. My 2B has a nice bevelled edge.
I have now filled a bevel...
Forum: Hardware mods 20 February 2021, 17:51
Replies: 258
Views: 39,019
Posted By Higgy
@Daedalus on the TF360 and I guess would be the...

@Daedalus on the TF360 and I guess would be the same as TF1260 I think it's the CLPD's getting too hot which was causing me lock ups (I am using a Rev 6 060).
Note this only happened at 75mhz at...
Forum: Hardware mods 10 February 2021, 21:00
Replies: 500
Views: 81,953
Posted By Higgy
This board is still very relevant. A1200 users...

This board is still very relevant.
A1200 users are desperate (my words ;) ) for something more than 030 performance and (a lot) cheaper than the upcoming 060 cards. (I hate to see what Brexit is...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 January 2021, 22:15
Replies: 48
Views: 3,403
Posted By Higgy
Cheers for that trixster, the readme looked more...

Cheers for that trixster, the readme looked more complex!

TF360 (CD32) 50mhz = 16.5 MB/s read, 9.8MB/s write
TF360 (CD32) 75mhz = 24.8 MB/s read, 14.5MB/s write
Forum: support.Hardware 19 January 2021, 21:01
Replies: 48
Views: 3,403
Posted By Higgy
@trixster - I just went to use Bustest but there...

@trixster - I just went to use Bustest but there are a whole load of command options. Could you write down what you are typing in, then I can carry out a comparison test.
Thanks
Forum: Amiga scene 27 December 2020, 23:58
Replies: 26
Views: 1,813
Posted By Higgy
It sounds like I ordered the same as you; CD32...

It sounds like I ordered the same as you; CD32 case+keys and separate A1200 orig colour keys?
I read it that I could pay €20 for just the case now. Then the CD32 keys/mug +A1200 orig colour keys...
Forum: Hardware mods 18 December 2020, 11:29
Replies: 500
Views: 81,953
Posted By Higgy
Wow, A1200 version basically out the gate at the...

Wow, A1200 version basically out the gate at the same time!
2020 is picking up after all :)
Fingers crossed the board is good. If you need an A1200 tester ;)
Forum: support.Hardware 08 December 2020, 09:20
Replies: 91
Views: 6,686
Posted By Higgy
I used 4 pieces of rubber foot from old keyboard...

I used 4 pieces of rubber foot from old keyboard (PC not AMIGA!) and then used super glue.
It depends on which way you have the fan, but usually they are mounted onto a heatsink so the air can flow...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 November 2020, 13:24
Replies: 21
Views: 1,056
Posted By Higgy
Thanks for the info there. I have 2 modified GBS...

Thanks for the info there. I have 2 modified GBS boards, so I will look at reattaching that pin and following the guide.
With it reattached hopefully that feature can be turned on/off then I can use...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 November 2020, 00:03
Replies: 21
Views: 1,056
Posted By Higgy
Hi. Although the GBS-Control mods are quite...

Hi.
Although the GBS-Control mods are quite tricky, I guess there is no way around lifting a pin on a chip to do the ClockMod so people might not be comfortable doing that.

If the hardware...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 November 2020, 21:18
Replies: 21
Views: 1,056
Posted By Higgy
https://github.com/ramapcsx2/gbs-control ...

https://github.com/ramapcsx2/gbs-control

This has everything.
Clock mod is part of GBS Control. If it is installed it will just work.
Sorry pretty sure no Composite or S Video. Just RGB in. It...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 November 2020, 18:23
Replies: 21
Views: 1,056
Posted By Higgy
My understanding is that the mod matches the...

My understanding is that the mod matches the correct sync of the input signal. So as Rama told me you can't force it to be 60Hz if your feeding in a 50hz signal, that is the whole point of the mod to...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 November 2020, 13:39
Replies: 21
Views: 1,056
Posted By Higgy
To stop tearing there is a ClockMod. It uses a...

To stop tearing there is a ClockMod. It uses a cheap ebay part.
The only problem is if using a PC monitor it needs to accept 50Hz. My PC CRTs are ok but most of my LCD can't do this.
So it is ok...
Forum: Hardware mods 05 November 2020, 23:02
Replies: 500
Views: 81,953
Posted By Higgy
Will this allow the Megadrive to have true Blast...

Will this allow the Megadrive to have true Blast Processing? ;)
Great work on the device, looks smart and very micro.
Forum: support.Hardware 01 November 2020, 17:29
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By Higgy
I got my Flyback. It had a manufacturing date of...

I got my Flyback. It had a manufacturing date of 2019.
The earth pin did not line up so i drilled a new hole in monitor PCB, it is into the earth plane so no issue.
I also changed the Horizontal...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 October 2020, 20:19
Replies: 65
Views: 4,725
Posted By Higgy
I was originally against potential noise of the...

I was originally against potential noise of the MiSTer and thought about just using a heatsink, but I do have a fan and I would also say it is basically soundless. Nothing like a PC ;)

I am pretty...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 October 2020, 21:11
Replies: 16
Views: 1,694
Posted By Higgy
Ha ha. I also thought this back in the day....

Ha ha.
I also thought this back in the day. Certainly had that AMIGA graphics vibe.

Ah good old Mr Chips. Simpler times.
Forum: support.Hardware 17 October 2020, 21:06
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By Higgy
I dont think we have much of a choice. Items...

I dont think we have much of a choice. Items from Germany or Poland.
I just bought one from Poland for my 1084S P.
I cant imagine there are many factories producing these things now, so they are...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 October 2020, 22:43
Replies: 11
Views: 733
Posted By Higgy
Member Chucky can do a PCB transplant. I think...

Member Chucky can do a PCB transplant. I think that the Mach chip is the only one which needs to work as it has 'propritary code' or whatever you would call it (otherwise brand new Apollo 1240/60...
Forum: Hardware mods 03 October 2020, 14:10
Replies: 258
Views: 39,019
Posted By Higgy
I can only comment on the TF360, but they have...

I can only comment on the TF360, but they have the same father :)
I used mine extensively running 060 demos at 75Mhz (max speed it could run for me) and I was very happy with the stability. Probably...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 October 2020, 09:19
Replies: 226
Views: 10,323
Posted By Higgy
The problem is more what to plug the 060 into! ...

The problem is more what to plug the 060 into!

Terriblefire/Stephen has said his 060 projects are now dead. :(
Better start saving for Warp/ACA.
Will treasure my 060 CD32. Going to be a rare...
Forum: News 28 September 2020, 22:03
Replies: 186
Views: 32,676
Posted By Higgy
The PC Core was quite ahead of the others at the...

The PC Core was quite ahead of the others at the time.
Ran quick, had good memory and cracking sound. Made a good Scumm playing platform.



I can do the stuff like put it in a nice case with...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 September 2020, 21:03
Replies: 330
Views: 25,017
Posted By Higgy
Help us Matze, your our only hope :) A1200...

Help us Matze, your our only hope :)

A1200 connector availability - sorted
CPU socket - a must
Memory - 64mb min
5v header ...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 September 2020, 12:43
Replies: 22
Views: 2,091
Posted By Higgy
500 euro then loose warranty upgrading. Ummm. ...

500 euro then loose warranty upgrading. Ummm.
If that is for the base 25mhz 040 I think my might have missed the mark.

It seems everything is geared not to distrupt legacy card prices!!

I...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 September 2020, 09:37
Replies: 22
Views: 2,091
Posted By Higgy
I think it is great that Jen's is at least giving...

I think it is great that Jen's is at least giving the ability to upgrade if you have/get a 060. Technically it is not difficult as Apollo's and Blizzards were upgradable in the day if not quite an...
Forum: News 26 September 2020, 20:18
Replies: 186
Views: 32,676
Posted By Higgy
Just getting AGA would be good. Flea does not...

Just getting AGA would be good. Flea does not have AGA .
The hardware gives it a good Sysinfo score, certainly over MiST.
Yes it has DVI/HDMI. I remember the output is a bit picky with AMIGA Core,...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 September 2020, 18:20
Replies: 22
Views: 2,091
Posted By Higgy
Hi. Funny you should mention this, I was just...

Hi.
Funny you should mention this, I was just looking at info as it seems like it will be now the most affordable 040/060 1200 accelerator.
The card has to come with a CPU to comply with some law...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 September 2020, 11:57
Replies: 330
Views: 25,017
Posted By Higgy
Terrible Fire 060 CD32 and A1200 cards are not...

Terrible Fire 060 CD32 and A1200 cards are not cancelled. They just won't be open source. You will have to buy them from the core team of builders.
2020 starting to look a bit better ;)
Forum: Amiga scene 16 September 2020, 20:08
Replies: 224
Views: 34,811
Posted By Higgy
I got one of the PI-MIDI hats to run MT-32 Pi. ...

I got one of the PI-MIDI hats to run MT-32 Pi.
I have a USB to MIDI but there is also a RXD & GND connection for a header.
There is no real documentation but it says for FPGA so I don't know if I...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 August 2020, 23:18
Replies: 11
Views: 1,066
Posted By Higgy
@NovaCoder thanks for that demo, I missed that...

@NovaCoder thanks for that demo, I missed that one. Just watched it on my CD32 060 :) Some good effects if a little similar throughout.

@Lektroid the main thing with the upcoming modern 060 cards...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 August 2020, 18:27
Replies: 330
Views: 25,017
Posted By Higgy
I am sure this is what Jens himself wrote on a...

I am sure this is what Jens himself wrote on a German forum regarding his 1260, because he (has to) offers a warrenty he has to send a complete working card. You cannot add 060 yourself.
He also...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 July 2020, 17:20
Replies: 270
Views: 38,558
Posted By Higgy
68060R60 71E41J will work. Technically they are...

68060R60 71E41J will work. Technically they are the same chip, the 71E41J is the 'die' of the chip.
R60's will just be guaranteed to run at 60Mhz.
They do exist, i have a Freescale 60Mhz one.
Forum: support.Hardware 18 July 2020, 22:10
Replies: 270
Views: 38,558
Posted By Higgy
@gdonner what confuses me is the bottom left hand...

@gdonner what confuses me is the bottom left hand marking.

From my investigations:
-002 = Motorola and dot
-004 = Motorola and triangle
-006 = Freescale

You have -006 Motorola.

Also the...
Forum: News 12 July 2020, 14:47
Replies: 186
Views: 32,676
Posted By Higgy
It would be great to get all the Minimig updates...

It would be great to get all the Minimig updates that have happened over the years rolled up to a new update.
I think Valentin said AGA was technically feasible (i.e. FPGA has enough space).
Forum: support.Hardware 06 July 2020, 13:22
Replies: 26
Views: 5,509
Posted By Higgy
Sorry but could someone say what Graffiti will...

Sorry but could someone say what Graffiti will do?
Is it hi res Workbench but quick or will it also allow RTG games?
I only went as far as a multisync monitor back in the day.

I am thinking that...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 June 2020, 21:47
Replies: 16
Views: 1,882
Posted By Higgy
Congratulations on meeting your funding...

Congratulations on meeting your funding requirement.

It was a shame Atari ST fans had a Demoscene book and we did not, until now ;)

I expect Brian Bagnell who did 2 crowd funding AMIGA books...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 June 2020, 17:18
Replies: 16
Views: 1,882
Posted By Higgy
@christophe64 - what a great idea for a book. I...

@christophe64 - what a great idea for a book.
I have sent a message to the main UK podcasts which love Amiga to try and get you some advertising :)
Good luck on the funding and fingers crossed.
Forum: support.Hardware 03 June 2020, 14:23
Replies: 270
Views: 38,558
Posted By Higgy
From a previous video it looked to be aluminium. ...

From a previous video it looked to be aluminium.
It was machined from solid via CNC Mill (not cheap!)
It is not exactly a simple shape compared to typical mass produced heat sinks you would buy.
I...
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