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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 June 2018, 22:39
Replies: 5
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Posted By Higgy
Thanks for this. I have used up all my spare Pro...

Thanks for this. I have used up all my spare Pro Micros, so I've ordered some more to do this project.
Forum: support.Hardware 04 June 2018, 13:25
Replies: 395
Views: 82,353
Posted By Higgy
They should not be connected - well visibly. ...

They should not be connected - well visibly.

The chip pin out has those two pins listed as P1.2 and P1.3 so they might not actually be connected within the chip.

If you are going to use...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 May 2018, 13:12
Replies: 16
Views: 535
Posted By Higgy
phantomphanatic - before you start desoldering...

phantomphanatic - before you start desoldering etc, power it on with the case removed and feel the RAM chips, quite often the broken ones run hot.

I think there is also the height available, so I...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 May 2018, 13:09
Replies: 48
Views: 11,301
Posted By Higgy
It was a tight squeeze! The file had to be...

It was a tight squeeze! The file had to be brought out :)

Question - (sorry if I am not explaining this correctly) does the PSOC produce 3.3v signals on the AMIGA side? As I would like to know if...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 May 2018, 10:17
Replies: 48
Views: 11,301
Posted By Higgy
I got one built and just about fitted it into the...

I got one built and just about fitted it into the smallest case I could find!


Thanks to robinsonb5 for the help in answering some questions.

http://i67.tinypic.com/2cngobo.jpg
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 May 2018, 21:01
Replies: 16
Views: 535
Posted By Higgy
Hi. It is more serious. I would say a RAM...

Hi.

It is more serious. I would say a RAM chip. It's all fixable, depends if you want to spend money on it.
There are some diagnostic devices but they are at least £20. I managed to fix a couple...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 May 2018, 20:04
Replies: 20
Views: 1,168
Posted By Higgy
I am glad that it was not just me that was a...

I am glad that it was not just me that was a little disappointed (only with sound), all the talk of iMUSE and I remember thinking what is so special! Others like Loom seemed better.

Without having...
Forum: support.Games 02 May 2018, 09:25
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By Higgy
Take em out - a blast from the past. Now that...

Take em out - a blast from the past. Now that was a well played game. I thought I bought it via PD?
Forum: News 18 April 2018, 09:09
Replies: 48
Views: 6,853
Posted By Higgy
Did an 'audiobook' get released? The 3rd...

Did an 'audiobook' get released?

The 3rd and final book will be up on Kickstarter today as I understand.

Lets hope the Final Chapter and Appendix will not be in Book 4 (sorry ;) )
Forum: support.Hardware 12 April 2018, 17:05
Replies: 395
Views: 82,353
Posted By Higgy
There are interesting developments happening...

There are interesting developments happening again with the GBS82**

The original Raspberry Pi mods ended, but it has been taken up again quite recently. Now you can run custom firmware with a...
Forum: Amiga scene 03 April 2018, 21:51
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By Higgy
Just finished watching. Really good. Very...

Just finished watching. Really good.

Very well recorded, very easy to hear everyone, which is usually the issue with recorded presentations.
Forum: News 15 March 2018, 07:58
Replies: 874
Views: 93,634
Posted By Higgy
I noticed this. The main thing is the timing so...

I noticed this. The main thing is the timing so that it scrolls back around to the beginning, and your eyes/brain have enough time to process - is this the correct disk, or do I need to move to the...
Forum: News 11 March 2018, 16:51
Replies: 118
Views: 12,815
Posted By Higgy
If anyone fancies practicing rebuilding the Core,...

If anyone fancies practicing rebuilding the Core, an updated Audio Engine has recently been released for MiniMig:

http://www.minimig.net/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=633

I am also hoping someone updates...
Forum: support.OtherUAE 05 March 2018, 14:56
Replies: 435
Views: 112,030
Posted By Higgy
I am sure I have a load of .APK files on my OUYA....

I am sure I have a load of .APK files on my OUYA. I think they are version 2.3.6??? does that sense? - is this the old API?
I also have a few early versions from when it changed and started...
Forum: News 24 February 2018, 08:56
Replies: 118
Views: 12,815
Posted By Higgy
Thanks for the information. You can tell...

Thanks for the information. You can tell electronics is not my forte!

For a quick lesson, is it like this:

Mouse needs 5v to operate as it has an onboard circuit. But because it is receiving 5v...
Forum: News 17 February 2018, 09:30
Replies: 118
Views: 12,815
Posted By Higgy
Nice work there! I got the audio circuit...

Nice work there!
I got the audio circuit finished last night.

With Minmig configs. Is there a way of adding text rather than just a number?

Ideally I want saved something like:
OCS A500 1mb...
Forum: News 14 February 2018, 20:39
Replies: 118
Views: 12,815
Posted By Higgy
I got good ideas for fitting it into a small...

I got good ideas for fitting it into a small project box.

Just waiting on capacitors to make the audio circuit for Next186.
I got my dual PS/2 to USB adaptor working.
Wired in a Competition Pro...
Forum: News 08 February 2018, 23:28
Replies: 118
Views: 12,815
Posted By Higgy
My green one was moulded, and filled with plastic...

My green one was moulded, and filled with plastic so cutting it open really just wrecked it. You could not see the internal pins.

Use wire from say a resistor and stick it into the DIN plug to get...
Forum: News 08 February 2018, 23:02
Replies: 118
Views: 12,815
Posted By Higgy
My 'green' adaptor killed 2 PS/2 keyboards :(...

My 'green' adaptor killed 2 PS/2 keyboards :( After checking the pinout it was switched so sending 5v into ground!!

Will be nicer to have a little moulded adaptor rather than my soon to be made...
Forum: News 08 February 2018, 08:40
Replies: 118
Views: 12,815
Posted By Higgy
Akira - Next186 only works on 4GB+ cards. I...

Akira - Next186 only works on 4GB+ cards. I found the hard way also!!
You also don't get much space free (well a lot for a 486 back in the day!) so most of the 4GB will be wasted so you dont want...
Forum: News 07 February 2018, 09:31
Replies: 118
Views: 12,815
Posted By Higgy
Hi, Damn it's small! Programming the...

Hi,

Damn it's small!

Programming the device is pretty easy. Try 'blinking LED' first to ensure programming works. I have only used the Next186 Core (486 PC) so far. Got Monkey Island 2 running...
Forum: News 03 February 2018, 14:25
Replies: 118
Views: 12,815
Posted By Higgy
I am feeling a bit itchy today. Why? because a...

I am feeling a bit itchy today. Why? because a Flea turned up in my house :)

Fleas have hit the UK!
Forum: News 24 January 2018, 09:36
Replies: 7
Views: 2,815
Posted By Higgy
From memory I think is included as a perk along...

From memory I think is included as a perk along with David Pleasance Kickstarter book.
Forum: News 29 December 2017, 10:36
Replies: 118
Views: 12,815
Posted By Higgy
I think he was talking about my idea of using DVI...

I think he was talking about my idea of using DVI monitors. For me i have a number of pc monitors with DVI but they don't have sound so I would need a 3.5 mm jack.

I think Valentin was saying that...
Forum: News 29 December 2017, 10:14
Replies: 118
Views: 12,815
Posted By Higgy
Hi. As I understand: 1. It has USB...

Hi. As I understand:

1. It has USB connectors but uses PS/2 protocol. A lot of USB keyboards are still PS/2 compatible so that is not an issue.
Joypads might be more of a problem but there was...
Forum: News 10 December 2017, 22:10
Replies: 1,079
Views: 179,038
Posted By Higgy
Many thanks for the 'Batman Forever' single disk...

Many thanks for the 'Batman Forever' single disk support.
I got it running on my 6128 now :)
Forum: News 02 November 2017, 18:50
Replies: 118
Views: 12,815
Posted By Higgy
From what I understand the AMIGA Core will have...

From what I understand the AMIGA Core will have some GPIO pins configured as if they are the joystick pins/port so you just wire directly to them. There will be no software required, it is baked-in...
Forum: News 20 October 2017, 11:10
Replies: 48
Views: 6,853
Posted By Higgy
Edit - now calmed ;)

Edit - now calmed ;)
Forum: News 17 October 2017, 21:12
Replies: 118
Views: 12,815
Posted By Higgy
Hi Valentin - we have exchanged messages on a...

Hi Valentin - we have exchanged messages on a number of forums. Glad you got WHDLoad running, it is very good especially in getting old games etc running on higher spec systems.

I was thinking...
Forum: News 17 October 2017, 20:49
Replies: 874
Views: 93,634
Posted By Higgy
Kaffer - HxC CPC .dsk support is working well. I...

Kaffer - HxC CPC .dsk support is working well. I noticed whatever .dsk format the Batman Group use for their 'single disk' version of the demo Batman Forever does not work:
...
Forum: News 10 October 2017, 20:41
Replies: 118
Views: 12,815
Posted By Higgy
Project creator has said his Minmig port has up...

Project creator has said his Minmig port has up to 2mb chip and 8mb fast, so it should make a nice WHDLoad setup which will cover most AMIGA games out there.
There might be a possibility of AGA...
Forum: News 07 October 2017, 11:34
Replies: 118
Views: 12,815
Posted By Higgy
The project creator said it would be possible to...

The project creator said it would be possible to output sound via gpio for a 3.5mm jack. :)
Great for existing DVI monitor and PC speaker setups.

I have asked some questions regarding if you can...
Forum: News 06 October 2017, 21:21
Replies: 118
Views: 12,815
Posted By Higgy
I am mainly interested in the old skool PC Core....

I am mainly interested in the old skool PC Core. I have a MiST and ZX-Uno but only the ZX-Uno has a PC Core, but mine only has 512Kb of RAM so the PC Core is very limited.

Being able to play SWOS...
Forum: News 01 October 2017, 14:02
Replies: 874
Views: 93,634
Posted By Higgy
I see the 3rd button already acts as Directory...

I see the 3rd button already acts as Directory Enter / File Select.

Is scrolling speed going to be a config? I think the faster speed of HxC would be more helpful.

I think it needs to scroll...
Forum: News 01 October 2017, 13:48
Replies: 1,079
Views: 179,038
Posted By Higgy
Hi, - Fix : IMG/IMA/DSK and ST files are now...

Hi,

- Fix : IMG/IMA/DSK and ST files are now visible in normal/direct browsing mode.

Is it correct that they are visible, but you cannot mount them? I tried some Amstrad .dsk files and got...
Forum: News 30 September 2017, 21:27
Replies: 874
Views: 93,634
Posted By Higgy
Many thanks for sub-folder support. I have had...

Many thanks for sub-folder support.
I have had a quick play in my A500 and it works well with just 2 buttons.
I am using Akira's Gotek image so all the games are in alphabetical folders, and that...
Forum: News 25 September 2017, 21:23
Replies: 1,079
Views: 179,038
Posted By Higgy
Utri007 - HxC works great on Amstrad with OLED. I...

Utri007 - HxC works great on Amstrad with OLED. I just have loads of sub folders on my USB stick. Navigation without 3rd button is pretty good. But slightly quicker with it.

The selector program...
Forum: News 20 September 2017, 13:18
Replies: 874
Views: 93,634
Posted By Higgy
It is an easy utility. But quite often I have...

It is an easy utility. But quite often I have this situation where on my phone/tablet (Android) I see a game/demo on the web, for example on Indie Retro News and I download it. Being able to extract...
Forum: News 19 September 2017, 13:10
Replies: 874
Views: 93,634
Posted By Higgy
Hi, Does IMG also mean .DSK (for Amstrad)? ...

Hi,

Does IMG also mean .DSK (for Amstrad)?

Cheers
Forum: News 15 September 2017, 09:08
Replies: 874
Views: 93,634
Posted By Higgy
TjLaZer - It did work. I have not used it for...

TjLaZer - It did work. I have not used it for quite a few versions as I have been doing 'Config-Less'.
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