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Forum: Nostalgia & memories Yesterday, 21:40
Replies: 7
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Posted By desiv
You sure? Hmmmm... :agree :laughing ...

You sure?

Hmmmm...

:agree :laughing
I do use one of those on my Amiga from time to time, but I'm not a fan of joypads in general...
Glad you got it!
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 02:18
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By desiv
Not all VGA monitors support the 15khz scan rate...

Not all VGA monitors support the 15khz scan rate of the Amiga for most things.
Most don't in fact. So you'll need to see if your VGA monitor does.
You can use a VGAOnly screenmode if your Amiga...
Forum: Member Introductions 10 November 2018, 01:28
Replies: 14
Views: 305
Posted By desiv
Welcome... WinUAE is an awesome emulator. I...

Welcome...
WinUAE is an awesome emulator.
I haven't done any FPGA based systems so not familiar there.
I've been meaning to poke at Amibian for the Raspberry Pi, but haven't gotten around to it...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 November 2018, 22:50
Replies: 28
Views: 776
Posted By desiv
Nope.. As I said, once I formatted, it was...

Nope..
As I said, once I formatted, it was fine.
And it wasn't just once.
Also, my floppies are NOS. I bought a case of 200 not too long after I got my Amiga. ;-)
Forum: support.Hardware 08 November 2018, 22:15
Replies: 28
Views: 776
Posted By desiv
I know that I had that happen with me. It was...

I know that I had that happen with me.
It was repeatable.
If I forgot to format first, they would fail.
When I formatted, the same image on the same floppy would work.


It's been a while, but...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 November 2018, 21:58
Replies: 28
Views: 776
Posted By desiv
Relokick is pretty good. Back in the day, I...

Relokick is pretty good.
Back in the day, I also had some success just using the Early Boot Menu (holding both mouse buttons while booting) and selecting Original or Enhanced in the Display Options...
Forum: request.Apps 07 November 2018, 20:30
Replies: 10
Views: 241
Posted By desiv
OK, rumor (the internet) has it that it is...

OK, rumor (the internet) has it that it is included on a disk called amoner01.dms.


That disk is here:
http://ftp.fi.netbsd.org/pub/amiga/programming/amos/

Not at my Amiga so I can't verify...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 November 2018, 18:34
Replies: 34
Views: 1,243
Posted By desiv
I'll try that. I've been looking for a scrap PCB...

I'll try that. I've been looking for a scrap PCB to practice with. Think I'll have to take apart some more junk.. ;-)



It's a 60 watt Hot Air / Iron Solder rework station so I think the...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 November 2018, 20:06
Replies: 34
Views: 1,243
Posted By desiv
Thanx! I think part of my problem was that I...

Thanx!
I think part of my problem was that I was trying to do that, but the little jack is going to get hotter much quicker than the board.
So the solder was climbing down the hot metal on the jack...
Forum: support.Apps 06 November 2018, 04:22
Replies: 15
Views: 566
Posted By desiv
That's just weird. My clean install in WinUAE...

That's just weird. My clean install in WinUAE just worked when I enabled the new intuition.... Hmmmm
Forum: Amiga scene 06 November 2018, 00:41
Replies: 349
Views: 25,947
Posted By desiv
To be fair, after taxes, it would only be like...

To be fair, after taxes, it would only be like $800 million...
But I suppose I could have scraped by... :laughing

(And yes, buying all the Amiga stuff was on my "when I win" list as well.)
Forum: support.Apps 05 November 2018, 23:08
Replies: 29
Views: 1,033
Posted By desiv
WooHoo! Congrats! :spin

WooHoo!
Congrats! :spin
Forum: Amiga scene 05 November 2018, 20:11
Replies: 349
Views: 25,947
Posted By desiv
Not a separate package. Just not enabled by...

Not a separate package. Just not enabled by default. (Which I think is a mistake, but they didn't ask me. ;-)
Somehow I missed PowerWindows!! ;-( Wish I hadn't missed that package.
If/when AROS...
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 05 November 2018, 18:58
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By desiv
Not sounding familiar to me... Rainbow Bridge? ...

Not sounding familiar to me...
Rainbow Bridge? bright flashing colours?

Um.. were you on any pharmaceuticals at the time you were playing said game? ;-)



Probably not it, but I seem to...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 November 2018, 18:14
Replies: 16
Views: 435
Posted By desiv
Sorry to hear about that Pyromania. That is a...

Sorry to hear about that Pyromania.
That is a known problem.
It has to do with a bad Rockwell Turbo Encabulator chip...
I think it's almost impossible to source those tho...
There's some good...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 November 2018, 17:50
Replies: 349
Views: 25,947
Posted By desiv
Unless you want the Intuition upgrade.. ;-) ...

Unless you want the Intuition upgrade.. ;-)
(Which is something I have been hoping for in a 68k AmigaOS for a long time.)
Forum: support.Hardware 05 November 2018, 17:46
Replies: 34
Views: 1,243
Posted By desiv
I figure it is something like that, but I'll have...

I figure it is something like that, but I'll have to figure out the right combination.
I can heat up the solder fine, it's just that it tends to travel up/down (depending on the facing of the board)...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 November 2018, 03:48
Replies: 34
Views: 1,243
Posted By desiv
Aaarrgghh!! :-( Trying to solder in some new...

Aaarrgghh!! :-(
Trying to solder in some new RCA jacks into my A1000.
Figure it can't be too difficult because they are large pieces.

Got the old ones out fine.
My replacements are exactly the...
Forum: support.Apps 03 November 2018, 19:39
Replies: 15
Views: 566
Posted By desiv
Didn't I read that this can happen if you don't...

Didn't I read that this can happen if you don't copy with the CLONE option to maintain the protection bits, etc? Not sure, but that sounds familiar.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 03 November 2018, 05:29
Replies: 19
Views: 476
Posted By desiv
I'm at a loss then. You might try ADFSender...

I'm at a loss then. You might try ADFSender Terminal and transwarp (mentioned above) just to see if it is an AmigaExplorer glitch...
I did most of my transfers with that combination.
Maybe there...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 03 November 2018, 04:40
Replies: 8
Views: 256
Posted By desiv
It's an almost identical machine. Just the A500...

It's an almost identical machine. Just the A500 with slots. ;-)
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 03 November 2018, 04:38
Replies: 19
Views: 476
Posted By desiv
Have you tried formatting the blank floppy in the...

Have you tried formatting the blank floppy in the Amiga before writing an image to it? Just a standard format. I seem to remember I had to do that sometimes?
Also, have you tried the ADF on WinUAE...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 03 November 2018, 00:52
Replies: 8
Views: 256
Posted By desiv
All about which you prefer... (and desk space) ...

All about which you prefer... (and desk space)
They are both mostly identical when it comes to compatibility.
Yes, the A2000 is more expandable technically because of the bog box.
But there are a...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 01 November 2018, 17:23
Replies: 19
Views: 476
Posted By desiv
It's been a long time since I used Amiga...

It's been a long time since I used Amiga Explorer, but I usually used Transwarp on the Amiga side and ADF Sender Terminal to write most of my ADFs before I got my Kryoflux.
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 October 2018, 16:49
Replies: 5,850
Views: 943,114
Posted By desiv
Got em last night! 1 ZX81, 1 TS1000, 1 Sinclair...

Got em last night!
1 ZX81, 1 TS1000, 1 Sinclair 16k RAM Pack, 2 printers (1 Sinclair and 1 Timex Sinclair), 1 original power supply, and several rolls of paper.


I checked the power supply and...
Forum: News 30 October 2018, 00:13
Replies: 587
Views: 56,094
Posted By desiv
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=94743&highli...

http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=94743&highlight=amigaos
Forum: News 29 October 2018, 23:56
Replies: 587
Views: 56,094
Posted By desiv
Not gone. Since some of us have it, it will...

Not gone. Since some of us have it, it will never be gone.. ;-)
Unavailable for sale tho. ;-)


That said, I wonder if we can keep non-technical/informational 3.1.4 talk on the other thread? ...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 October 2018, 22:35
Replies: 5,850
Views: 943,114
Posted By desiv
I should be picking up my first Sinclair machines...

I should be picking up my first Sinclair machines today.
Found a craigslist posting for a ZX81 and a TS1000 (Double the RAM!!! ;) ).
I've been meaning to add one or the other to my collection.
I...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 October 2018, 01:09
Replies: 349
Views: 25,947
Posted By desiv
Unless some agreement is reached and Cloanto (or...

Unless some agreement is reached and Cloanto (or whomever is deemed to be able) allows said work in exchange for whatever...

Agreements are pretty common in these type of disputes..
Forum: support.Games 27 October 2018, 02:31
Replies: 1
Views: 234
Posted By desiv
You can modify most Amigas to get to 2M Chip RAM...

You can modify most Amigas to get to 2M Chip RAM with a DKB Megachip, but I am not aware of a similar option for the Amiga 1000.
Forum: News 26 October 2018, 21:29
Replies: 587
Views: 56,094
Posted By desiv
Ascender Serif..

Ascender Serif..
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 October 2018, 02:15
Replies: 142
Views: 6,773
Posted By desiv
I think if that type of thing would have...

I think if that type of thing would have happened, Commodore would have become just another PC company. They were already thinking that (Colt).
At their heart, Commodore was more a hardware than a...
Forum: News 25 October 2018, 22:05
Replies: 587
Views: 56,094
Posted By desiv
Ah, interesting! Thanx!

Ah, interesting!
Thanx!
Forum: News 25 October 2018, 22:00
Replies: 587
Views: 56,094
Posted By desiv
But is that only on the "new" version of the...

But is that only on the "new" version of the 3.1.4 rom?
I thought that was the case for 3.1.4 in general.
Is the problem that there are 2 versions, or just problems with 3.1.4 in general?
(I am...
Forum: News 25 October 2018, 21:41
Replies: 587
Views: 56,094
Posted By desiv
Q: What headaches? (Honestly want to know)

Q: What headaches? (Honestly want to know)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 October 2018, 17:55
Replies: 142
Views: 6,773
Posted By desiv
Yep, and that is exactly the problem. Commodore...

Yep, and that is exactly the problem.
Commodore decided to ride out the great sales, and wait for the rest of the competition to catch up.
If you do that in the tech business, you've already lost. ...
Forum: Amiga websites reviews 25 October 2018, 01:16
Replies: 22
Views: 3,051
Posted By desiv
And that is probably why almost everyone used it....

And that is probably why almost everyone used it. That's why I would have started.
I picked up a lot of programs from FF disks back in the day...
And BBSes, which I am guessing got a lot of their...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 October 2018, 00:32
Replies: 142
Views: 6,773
Posted By desiv
'91 is an interesting date. The 3000 was...

'91 is an interesting date. The 3000 was released in June 1990.
So, what if the 3000 would have come out a bit later in 90, early 91, but with AGA... ;-) That would have been in the spirit of the...
Forum: News 24 October 2018, 21:56
Replies: 587
Views: 56,094
Posted By desiv
Q: Is this new? What happens with a standard...

Q: Is this new?
What happens with a standard 3.1 ROM and this Blizzard; where is EXEC?
Is this a new "feature" of the new release, or expected and just noticed?
Forum: support.WinUAE 24 October 2018, 20:48
Replies: 10
Views: 676
Posted By desiv
I haven't tried this, but as long as you...

I haven't tried this, but as long as you precreate the configs to have the ADF you want in the drive, you should be able to use WinUAE from the command line to launch those configs.
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