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Forum: project.EAB Today, 16:16
Replies: 31
Views: 1,647
Posted By demolition
Firefox says that while the certificate is valid...

Firefox says that while the certificate is valid for the main page, it contains elements from outside *.abime.net which means that it could be leaking information. Hence it will not show a green pad...
Forum: support.Hardware Today, 14:46
Replies: 18
Views: 544
Posted By demolition
I have bought cheap 68010s a couple of times from...

I have bought cheap 68010s a couple of times from chinese sellers on ebay and so far they have all been genuine. I know that the more expensive CPUs are often fakes (68060 are probably >95% fakes),...
Forum: Member Introductions 15 October 2019, 20:53
Replies: 12
Views: 707
Posted By demolition
Welcome to EAB, Jan. :) Oh, and you should...

Welcome to EAB, Jan. :)

Oh, and you should probably get rid of the signature as it is not allowed:
http://eab.abime.net/faq.php?faq=eab_rules#faq_eab_signature



I didn't even know that and...
Forum: project.EAB 13 October 2019, 08:35
Replies: 31
Views: 1,647
Posted By demolition
Sure there are 'safe' sites. Nothing is 100%...

Sure there are 'safe' sites. Nothing is 100% obviously but I'll take 99% over 1%. It's like saying you are going to die eventually anyway so you might as well step in front of a car to get it over...
Forum: support.Other 13 October 2019, 04:59
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By demolition
DblPAL should work with that monitor for 640x512...

DblPAL should work with that monitor for 640x512 (which will also scale nicely by 2x to 1280x1024) without flickering and you could also try HighGfx.
Forum: support.Other 13 October 2019, 03:41
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By demolition
Well, there is this one: ...

Well, there is this one:
http://aminet.net/package/driver/moni/HighGFX40_6

You also got SuperPlus and Xtreme if you are using a compatible Indivision scandoubler. Not sure if those modes work...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 October 2019, 22:23
Replies: 2,369
Views: 353,012
Posted By demolition
Take them apart and clean the parts with soap and...

Take them apart and clean the parts with soap and water. I assume it is only on the plastic parts. If it has been there a while then it may have become discolored due to the acid but then you can...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 October 2019, 21:53
Replies: 2,369
Views: 353,012
Posted By demolition
Yeah, I know it is boring to just post a link to...

Yeah, I know it is boring to just post a link to wikipedia, but the first paragraph explains it very well:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Byte

In essence; a byte was not always 8 bits. It started...
Forum: support.Other 29 September 2019, 11:02
Replies: 24
Views: 711
Posted By demolition
If I need to attach archives to emails I...

If I need to attach archives to emails I sometimes remove the file extension completely from the attached archive which generally prevents any mail services from identifying the file as an archive....
Forum: OT - Gaming 25 September 2019, 21:48
Replies: 828
Views: 125,370
Posted By demolition
Freespace 2 for free: ...

Freespace 2 for free:
https://www.gog.com/game/freespace_2
Forum: support.Hardware 11 September 2019, 17:18
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By demolition
I normally use MBRTEST-2 to test memory: ...

I normally use MBRTEST-2 to test memory:
ftp://ftp:any@grandis.nu/TheZone/files/_2013/M1230XA-101%20[MBRtest%20memory%20test%20software%20for%20Akira].zip

Regarding endianness, I thought that...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 September 2019, 15:00
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By demolition
I would think it could be faulty memory/bus/Lisa,...

I would think it could be faulty memory/bus/Lisa, at least for the AGA error. The RTG problem looks kinda like the data was flipped byte-wise. Is it possible some big/little endian switch needs to be...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 September 2019, 13:39
Replies: 23
Views: 883
Posted By demolition
There is a PWR-ON wire that needs to be shorted...

There is a PWR-ON wire that needs to be shorted to ground for the PSU to start, but this is connected to the spades on the AmigaKit adapter so it is wired to the power switch.
Modern PSUs have a...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 September 2019, 11:27
Replies: 12
Views: 467
Posted By demolition
I also got myself an A500+ in 1991, and I never...

I also got myself an A500+ in 1991, and I never regret choosing it over the 500. Yes, there was a few compatibility issues but they could usually be worked around in some way, and since I also used...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 September 2019, 20:00
Replies: 12
Views: 467
Posted By demolition
Yes, it was mainly due to the kickstart, however...

Yes, it was mainly due to the kickstart, however using SW like ReLoKick solved most of those issues.
Apart from the KS issues, some older games also required memory to be present in the $c00000 area...
Forum: Collections 10 September 2019, 18:59
Replies: 611
Views: 78,995
Posted By demolition
The page says 50%.

The page says 50%.
Forum: project.EAB 08 September 2019, 15:26
Replies: 31
Views: 1,647
Posted By demolition
HTTPS used to be quite server-heavy due to the...

HTTPS used to be quite server-heavy due to the extra CPU loading but today that is no longer much of an issue. I see no reason not to support HTTPS today on all sites even hobbyist sites like this...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 September 2019, 15:06
Replies: 12
Views: 467
Posted By demolition
After C= launched A500+, they kept selling the...

After C= launched A500+, they kept selling the old A500 but C= reduced the manufacturing costs by using the same board in both models, so that is why all the latest A500s have A500+ boards inside....
Forum: News 04 September 2019, 23:08
Replies: 296
Views: 55,976
Posted By demolition
Perhaps he tapped out from all Amiga related...

Perhaps he tapped out from all Amiga related stuff, including this site?:
Forum: News 04 September 2019, 22:29
Replies: 296
Views: 55,976
Posted By demolition
Guess you should ask the guy behind the original...

Guess you should ask the guy behind the original http://amiga-manuals.xiik.net/ site? :-)
They probably came from a variety of different places.
Forum: support.Hardware 04 September 2019, 14:36
Replies: 14
Views: 434
Posted By demolition
You need an A1200/A4000/CD32 to run AGA software....

You need an A1200/A4000/CD32 to run AGA software. As far as I know, the only way to do that in a 2000 is by using a Vampire accelerator with the beta Gold 3 core which has an AGA core. This is not...
Forum: OT - Technical 04 September 2019, 13:07
Replies: 29
Views: 999
Posted By demolition
But if something happens with the motherboard or...

But if something happens with the motherboard or the Optane drive, then I think the HDD can still be used, just slowly? Optane drives should be quite solid, however I would also be mostly worried...
Forum: request.Apps 03 September 2019, 22:11
Replies: 14
Views: 529
Posted By demolition
I looked at disk A and the boot block was empty...

I looked at disk A and the boot block was empty so it is not a bootable disk. Is that what you were trying to do? Perhaps you need to boot into WB first.
Forum: support.Hardware 03 September 2019, 22:08
Replies: 46
Views: 1,238
Posted By demolition
Yes, a higher value means that you are measuring...

Yes, a higher value means that you are measuring through pull-up resistors, ICs or other components where the current can flow. If the schematic says that those points are directly connected, the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 September 2019, 16:57
Replies: 2,369
Views: 353,012
Posted By demolition
The header is called a clock port because it is...

The header is called a clock port because it is the place to add... an RTC. :) It cannot be used for fast RAM. And the header is not always fitted. Some motherboards have it, some don't.
Forum: support.Hardware 02 September 2019, 11:23
Replies: 23
Views: 883
Posted By demolition
Yes I have seen that, but it doesn't say anything...

Yes I have seen that, but it doesn't say anything about the duty cycle. My original A2000 PSU doesn't seem to be outputting any tick signal although the remaining voltages are fine.
Forum: support.Hardware 02 September 2019, 11:02
Replies: 23
Views: 883
Posted By demolition
Does anyone know that the duty cycle is of the...

Does anyone know that the duty cycle is of the tick signal in the original PSU?
Forum: support.Hardware 01 September 2019, 07:37
Replies: 46
Views: 1,238
Posted By demolition
There should be direct contact between the...

There should be direct contact between the indicated points, so you should see close to 0 ohms (1-2 ohms would also be fine, but no higher than that).
Forum: support.Hardware 01 September 2019, 07:35
Replies: 23
Views: 1,441
Posted By demolition
I also think you should stick with that thought....

I also think you should stick with that thought. I keep replacing the battery on my Indivision A604 since the CR1210 on there doesn't even last half a year, and that is a bit short in my opinion.
Forum: support.Hardware 31 August 2019, 09:34
Replies: 18
Views: 479
Posted By demolition
Desoldering braid needs a proper temperature...

Desoldering braid needs a proper temperature before it will work - higher than what is needed to simply melt the solder, and your iron is simply not beefy enough to heat it up.
Forum: support.Hardware 31 August 2019, 08:25
Replies: 46
Views: 1,238
Posted By demolition
You need to check device manager to find out what...

You need to check device manager to find out what COM port was assigned to your adapter.
Forum: OT - Technical 30 August 2019, 16:35
Replies: 29
Views: 999
Posted By demolition
Bluray = Dinosaur? Am I in the wrong forum? :) ...

Bluray = Dinosaur? Am I in the wrong forum? :)
I have an ATAPI DVD-RW drive in my i7-8700K system and I use it quite a bit since it is very good at ripping CDs.



I also have an HD-DVD drive...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 August 2019, 14:11
Replies: 10
Views: 326
Posted By demolition
What kind of expansions? If it is chip RAM...

What kind of expansions?

If it is chip RAM expansions, then it is likely a dirty expansion connector - clean it off with a soft pencil eraser and some isopropanol.

And if that connector is...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 August 2019, 22:47
Replies: 23
Views: 1,441
Posted By demolition
Want him to come and wash your car and do your...

Want him to come and wash your car and do your laundry as well? :)
Forum: Hardware mods 29 August 2019, 17:05
Replies: 27
Views: 2,932
Posted By demolition
Does the PSU have earth and ground connected?

Does the PSU have earth and ground connected?
Forum: Hardware mods 29 August 2019, 16:55
Replies: 27
Views: 2,932
Posted By demolition
The original Amiga PSU does not connect the Amiga...

The original Amiga PSU does not connect the Amiga shield to mains earth, at least not the PSUs I've tested (actually the shield on the cable was floating).

But yes, making sure the two devices are...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 August 2019, 15:43
Replies: 18
Views: 479
Posted By demolition
The reason it was harder to melt the factory...

The reason it was harder to melt the factory solder was partly because the surface was oxidized and partly because the contact area between the pad and a dry iron is very small (a small point)....
Forum: support.Hardware 28 August 2019, 21:41
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By demolition
Yes, that FPU is very slow and if you want to run...

Yes, that FPU is very slow and if you want to run stuff that benefits from the FPU, you should probably install an accelerator which has an FPU.
Forum: support.Hardware 27 August 2019, 20:18
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By demolition
That one looks like it only works with mice that...

That one looks like it only works with mice that supports the PS/2 protocol, so it will not work with many modern models.

This one uses the USB HID protocol so it works with most mice:...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 August 2019, 18:19
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By demolition
Some info on the color codes here: ...

Some info on the color codes here:
https://github.com/ChuckyGang/DiagROM/blob/master/DiagRom%20Codes.txt
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