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Forum: support.Hardware 24 May 2018, 07:30
Replies: 18
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Posted By Jope
No fault there. Perhaps it just isn't 1.4 /...

No fault there. Perhaps it just isn't 1.4 / bonus20 compatible.. It'd be interesting to do some experiments of my own, but my backlog of interesting projects is impossibly long. :-)



You can...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 May 2018, 05:55
Replies: 18
Views: 363
Posted By Jope
Excellent. Strange that SFS is problematic...

Excellent.

Strange that SFS is problematic here. Which DOSType did you install it as?

In my recipe, I have a tiny 1MB WB_2.x partition that only has the kickstart, a few required shell commands...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 May 2018, 20:54
Replies: 10
Views: 221
Posted By Jope
It is moderately easy to replace, a solder sucker...

It is moderately easy to replace, a solder sucker pump or desoldering braid can be used to loosen up the old one. Don't pull it off until all legs move freely in the holes.

The oscillator is...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 May 2018, 20:50
Replies: 18
Views: 363
Posted By Jope
My compact flash equipped 1.4 A3000 is slow...

My compact flash equipped 1.4 A3000 is slow enough to show the progress texts when loading the superkick, so I'm sure it is readable when booting off a spinning drive too.



Ok, something is up...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 May 2018, 20:18
Replies: 10
Views: 221
Posted By Jope
The whole system runs off the same oscillator, so...

The whole system runs off the same oscillator, so it is not 100% the same as a PAL machine. I guess if we had some kind of speed running scene, this would be more relevant. It is only a tiny bit off,...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 May 2018, 13:29
Replies: 121
Views: 5,284
Posted By Jope
Zorro 3 helps a lot, 32bit chip mem width helps a...

Zorro 3 helps a lot, 32bit chip mem width helps a lot.

If you have no Zorro 3 cards, then it's possible to be rather close to a stock A3000 with an A2000 that has a CPU card with onboard DMA SCSI...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 May 2018, 13:20
Replies: 308
Views: 135,754
Posted By Jope
As long as it is PCMCIA and not Cardbus, you...

As long as it is PCMCIA and not Cardbus, you should be able to use any adapter.

Amigastore's kit is ready to go, you have the drivers and the adapter in hand after that. Perhaps the disk even...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 May 2018, 10:07
Replies: 10
Views: 221
Posted By Jope
Depends on which version of the Agnus you have....

Depends on which version of the Agnus you have. 8370 = not switchable in hardware or software, install a 8371 (not switchable either, but stuck on PAL) or 8372 (hw and sw switchable) instead.
...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 May 2018, 09:57
Replies: 15
Views: 5,165
Posted By Jope
You ought to unplug your psu from the motherboard...

You ought to unplug your psu from the motherboard and drives and measure all of the output voltages before trying the machine again.

This happening while you powered it up after the jumper change...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 May 2018, 09:43
Replies: 249
Views: 20,594
Posted By Jope
HD drives are all 2MB unformatted. We had my...

HD drives are all 2MB unformatted. We had my Casablanca open the other weekend, when I donated my DV module to Zer0-X, but to me the drive didn't look anything special.

What are your experiences...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 May 2018, 09:41
Replies: 18
Views: 363
Posted By Jope
The A3000 bonus is doing something weird here....

The A3000 bonus is doing something weird here. Based on my understanding it adjusts the partition priorities and bootable/mountable statuses in memory on the fly to help a dual boot machine boot from...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 May 2018, 08:47
Replies: 249
Views: 20,594
Posted By Jope
If the SCP can write an MFM stream from some...

If the SCP can write an MFM stream from some container, then it should work for this just fine. I'm afraid I don't have any experience with the tools supplied with it, but there's probably a support...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 May 2018, 08:09
Replies: 18
Views: 363
Posted By Jope
There is no console or syslog I'm afraid. ...

There is no console or syslog I'm afraid.

This sounds very strange that your disk shows up but doesn't boot. In this case it doesn't seem like it's a hardware problem, but something went wrong...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 May 2018, 07:44
Replies: 32
Views: 1,842
Posted By Jope
I agree in this case, thread cleaned. I...

I agree in this case, thread cleaned.

I disagree with the PLCC puller hate. Telling people to not use a PLCC puller is bad advice in my opinion. Someone might think about using two screwdrivers in...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 May 2018, 09:25
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By Jope
Throwing guesses in the dark, but measure the...

Throwing guesses in the dark, but measure the voltage regulator's output to see if it's putting out too much.
Forum: support.Hardware 17 May 2018, 09:29
Replies: 2
Views: 101
Posted By Jope
I don't think there are any neat internal...

I don't think there are any neat internal solutions for you. You could of course install an OSSC internally.
Forum: Hardware mods 17 May 2018, 09:28
Replies: 12
Views: 358
Posted By Jope
Ok.. Then just don't worry, swap the fan with...

Ok.. Then just don't worry, swap the fan with anything that fits and be happy. If you want to buy a high quality fan, I have had good experience with ebmpapst and noctua personally.
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 May 2018, 22:03
Replies: 13
Views: 614
Posted By Jope
I used it, but it messed up just about anything...

I used it, but it messed up just about anything that used a custom copper list. :-)
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 May 2018, 21:13
Replies: 13
Views: 614
Posted By Jope
I'm guessing it's an autofire for the _HLT signal.

I'm guessing it's an autofire for the _HLT signal.
Forum: Hardware mods 16 May 2018, 21:04
Replies: 12
Views: 358
Posted By Jope
Look at the datasheet for the fan to find the...

Look at the datasheet for the fan to find the airflow.
Forum: support.Hardware 16 May 2018, 13:58
Replies: 7
Views: 1,910
Posted By Jope
Quite rare that. I've had similar looking drives...

Quite rare that. I've had similar looking drives where the mechanism is S0, but there were like 10 different drives with that same looking case back in the day. Out of interest, does it have any...
Forum: Hardware mods 16 May 2018, 06:07
Replies: 12
Views: 358
Posted By Jope
Don't worry about the amps, just replace it with...

Don't worry about the amps, just replace it with a suitably sized fan that has the same nominal voltage.

You can check the spec plate on the side of the psu to see how many amps it pushes out on...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 May 2018, 14:03
Replies: 22
Views: 588
Posted By Jope
If you have a stock 68000, the sram card is just...

If you have a stock 68000, the sram card is just as fast as any other ram expansion.

If you install a cpu card, it's best to use the ram that is local on the cpu card.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 May 2018, 09:31
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By Jope
They are very easy to repair, and if you play a...

They are very easy to repair, and if you play a lot, you will be doing it often with those open horizontal microswitches.
Forum: support.Hardware 11 May 2018, 08:44
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By Jope
You should be able to take the eject button from...

You should be able to take the eject button from the A500 drive. I seem to remeber the 043p doesn't have the separate rails for the mounting screws in it, like the 033p did, so you'll have to add...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 May 2018, 09:18
Replies: 10
Views: 719
Posted By Jope
Good points for the rejuvenator. If you only want...

Good points for the rejuvenator. If you only want a little boost to the A1k, then it is a good choice.

The GBA replaces most of your sidecar expansions with things mounted on the motherboard, so...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 May 2018, 18:04
Replies: 13
Views: 295
Posted By Jope
Ok, I checked now. The A3000 acard has a male to...

Ok, I checked now. The A3000 acard has a male to male 50->68 passive adapter directly plugged into it, the cable from the motherboard is the normal 50 pin cable. The acard has the termpwr and term...
Forum: Member Introductions 07 May 2018, 14:19
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By Jope
Clean the read/write heads, lube the head...

Clean the read/write heads, lube the head carriage rails.

The diskchange / rw switches also corrode in these, dismantling them for cleaning is annoying, sometimes it's enough to spray a very tiny...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 May 2018, 12:33
Replies: 1
Views: 115
Posted By Jope
You can get those adapters from the usual chinese...

You can get those adapters from the usual chinese folks on ebay/aliwhatever.

Those 1.8" drives are quite small and slow, but I guess they'd perform sort of ok in an Amiga.
Forum: support.Hardware 07 May 2018, 10:01
Replies: 13
Views: 295
Posted By Jope
My a4000's cyberscsi2 has a wide acard scside...

My a4000's cyberscsi2 has a wide acard scside bridge connected to it with a passive adapter, so with some later controller chips it is possible. I realise this is not the same bridge as severs has,...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 May 2018, 09:59
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By Jope
There is a small chance, if it is based on a...

There is a small chance, if it is based on a modern decoder chip. The presence of HDMI is sometimes a good sign.

However this is not a recommendation, please don't buy based on this. :-D
Forum: support.Hardware 06 May 2018, 08:24
Replies: 13
Views: 295
Posted By Jope
Ok, have a nice day. Do I really have a...

Ok, have a nice day.

Do I really have a history of complicating threads and belittling folk? That really is not what I'm trying to do with my life. Please send some URLs of other threads where I...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 May 2018, 08:11
Replies: 10
Views: 719
Posted By Jope
Why go for the rejuvenator when we have the...

Why go for the rejuvenator when we have the GBA1000? :-)
Forum: support.Hardware 06 May 2018, 07:44
Replies: 13
Views: 295
Posted By Jope
I was not talking about mixing differential and...

I was not talking about mixing differential and single ended. HVD scsi is so rare outside of a 90s/early 2000s data center anyway, that not many will have encountered those devices/controllers.

I...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 May 2018, 06:46
Replies: 13
Views: 295
Posted By Jope
It depends a lot on how standards compliant your...

It depends a lot on how standards compliant your scsi target device is. My experience is, that hard disks and optical drives from reputable manufacturers have been able to negotiate down to a narrow...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 May 2018, 14:27
Replies: 55
Views: 2,190
Posted By Jope
This is what puzzles me about the Vampire too....

This is what puzzles me about the Vampire too. Will it ever be complete? What is complete? I guess it's all written down on some website or forum posting, but I haven't been following closely enough...
Forum: MarketPlace 04 May 2018, 07:51
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By Jope
Ah yes, from the original batch of course. :-) ...

Ah yes, from the original batch of course. :-)

Not much left to do there, go for it.
Forum: support.Hardware 04 May 2018, 07:46
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By Jope
The brass grounding strip above the connector...

The brass grounding strip above the connector tells that this is a 32-bit cardbus card. Not Amiga compatible.

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Forum: support.Hardware 03 May 2018, 15:35
Replies: 15
Views: 273
Posted By Jope
You can probably fix this by adding a drop of oil...

You can probably fix this by adding a drop of oil to the rail on which the drive head slides on. It's a good idea to apply a tiny bit of thin oil to a q-tip, then spread it to the rail using that.
Forum: support.Hardware 03 May 2018, 15:06
Replies: 15
Views: 273
Posted By Jope
You need to eject the disk in the gotek. Press...

You need to eject the disk in the gotek. Press both buttons or remove the pendrive or something. I'm sure the documentation for your chosen firmware will be of help.
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