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Forum: News 14 October 2018, 22:10
Replies: 252
Views: 14,279
Posted By Eriond
So happy to see you back in business, Kipper2k! ...

So happy to see you back in business, Kipper2k!
I hope someone picks up large(er) scale production of these, because as our fellow Amigans said above: "We desperately need new keyboards"

What...
Forum: Coders. System 26 August 2018, 16:47
Replies: 14
Views: 2,275
Posted By Eriond
Post Making progress

Here is another picture of the most recent incarnation of our little project:
https://imgur.com/a/n8DuN5T

It's rather well-behaved now, allowing us to stream FMV, have access to the pi's shell...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 August 2018, 20:29
Replies: 1
Views: 268
Posted By Eriond
Did you ever get any help with this? If not, I...

Did you ever get any help with this? If not, I have one of those drives, but won't be able to give you a proper picture until Monday.
Forum: Coders. System 08 June 2018, 22:43
Replies: 14
Views: 2,275
Posted By Eriond
Smile Picture

As Niklas mentioned, all data necessary to build and develop for this "thing", will be publicly available as soon as we feel it's stable and proven working.
Meanwhile, here is a picture from our...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 April 2018, 01:15
Replies: 24
Views: 3,017
Posted By Eriond
I used a colour spectrometer to measure the...

I used a colour spectrometer to measure the inside of a A2000 keyboard case, with the hope it hadn't yellowed as much there. From it I got the reading NCS S 2005-Y40R...
Forum: Hardware mods 09 April 2018, 15:34
Replies: 41
Views: 16,296
Posted By Eriond
No need to be sorry for posting relevant...

No need to be sorry for posting relevant information about a computer that´s 30+ years old. This thread is new-born in comparison with the computer it's about. :-)
Besides, those were really...
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 01 January 2018, 15:47
Replies: 20
Views: 4,155
Posted By Eriond
With 'recent enough', could you give me a version...

With 'recent enough', could you give me a version that is verified?
I'm currently on 8.51.5

Edit:

Never mind, I figured out how to upgrade (thougt that was done automatically), and now on...
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 01 January 2018, 15:35
Replies: 20
Views: 4,155
Posted By Eriond
Now I'm necroposting big time here, but... Is...

Now I'm necroposting big time here, but...
Is this feature still available in 3.5 x64?
(Because I just dug up my old G15 and refurbished it, solely to use with WinUAE :-)
Forum: Hardware mods 16 June 2017, 23:45
Replies: 4,059
Views: 355,609
Posted By Eriond
A question to those with in-depth processor...

A question to those with in-depth processor knowledge:
Reading the '040 manual @ page 11-3, it mentions a BCLK cycle time of min. 25ns. If I understand the bus operation properly, it takes two BCLK...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 May 2017, 01:53
Replies: 15
Views: 7,622
Posted By Eriond
Sorry about the necroposting, but I just wanted...

Sorry about the necroposting, but I just wanted you to know that there is a 3D-printable replacement part for the A590 available:
https://grabcad.com/library/a590-top-casing-1

Maybe there's...
Forum: support.OtherUAE 20 March 2016, 22:53
Replies: 145
Views: 65,748
Posted By Eriond
@ dR_wH0: That's a great idea! Please share your...

@ dR_wH0: That's a great idea! Please share your image with the rest of us, I'm sure it will be much appreciated.

And as Chips suggested, let's continue this at...
Forum: support.OtherUAE 13 March 2016, 18:57
Replies: 145
Views: 65,748
Posted By Eriond
Ok, great! I'll give that a try. What are the...

Ok, great! I'll give that a try.
What are the prerequisites? Is it a plain Raspbian or could I use the "lite" version?
I like to keep things to a minimum; no need for a full-blown linux dist, when...
Forum: support.OtherUAE 11 March 2016, 22:17
Replies: 145
Views: 65,748
Posted By Eriond
For a Linux noob, could you give me (and those...

For a Linux noob, could you give me (and those alike) a short step-by-step on how to do that?

/e
Forum: support.Hardware 07 February 2015, 13:08
Replies: 408
Views: 48,748
Posted By Eriond
Are there any hardware multiplier blocks in the...

Are there any hardware multiplier blocks in the Altera device you use? (I'm not familiar with Altera)
In such case you could accelerate the softcores mult instructions, and thereby speed up the mp3...
Forum: Hardware mods 27 October 2013, 23:13
Replies: 139
Views: 59,477
Posted By Eriond
Argh!

I just had a closer look to why I never got this mod to work properly.
It never had anything to do with the adapter, or soldering the LED either way around.
It was just me who thought I was so...
Forum: Hardware mods 30 March 2011, 23:25
Replies: 22
Views: 9,286
Posted By Eriond
Post New findings

I have now replaced the socket on my A2000 mobo, and I put a 3M ZIF since I figured I have a lot of testing ahead...

I have tried various releases of kickstarts, and as far as I can see the...
Forum: Hardware mods 01 February 2011, 22:43
Replies: 22
Views: 9,286
Posted By Eriond
Happy Adapter works!

Sorry for the late reply. Life keeps me busy! ;)

I can now confirm that the adapter works perfectly fine in my A600! My conclusion is that the large pins I used have caused some permanent damage...
Forum: Hardware mods 23 January 2011, 16:22
Replies: 12
Views: 6,885
Posted By Eriond
Happy Thank You all for the kind replies! @Allen1:...

Thank You all for the kind replies!
@Allen1: Beware of the pin-to-pin distance so it will fit your connector. The Eagle default grid is 1.27mm.

@*: Feel free to make any changes you need to the...
Forum: Hardware mods 22 January 2011, 21:58
Replies: 12
Views: 6,885
Posted By Eriond
Yet another S-video mod (for A600/A1200)

This is not at all a new, cool, ingenious mod, but just a remake of an old one (http://gamesx.com/wiki/doku.php?id=av:genesis_1_s-video_mod). It comes complete with schematics, board layout and a few...
Forum: Hardware mods 19 January 2011, 21:49
Replies: 22
Views: 9,286
Posted By Eriond
Yeah, I've seen in a different thread here at EAB...

Yeah, I've seen in a different thread here at EAB that byte swapping is needed. I too thought that was the answer, but I have now tried both variants (swapped and non-swap) and still the same issue....
Forum: Hardware mods 18 January 2011, 08:22
Replies: 22
Views: 9,286
Posted By Eriond
Great! That means there's still hope :rolleyes ...

Great! That means there's still hope :rolleyes

Did You use an especially fast EPROM? Mine is 100ns, but I have seen them in both 85ns and even 45ns! I read somewhere that access speed could be an...
Forum: Hardware mods 17 January 2011, 22:15
Replies: 22
Views: 9,286
Posted By Eriond
Not giving up!

Actually, I'm using the second one You suggested. The thing is that I made the board with too small holes. I thought the adapter would have equally thin pin diameter on both "sides" (like the first...
Forum: project.ClassicWB 16 January 2011, 23:25
Replies: 19
Views: 5,238
Posted By Eriond
I just got my ACA630, and I'm wondering about...

I just got my ACA630, and I'm wondering about what version of ClassicWB I could use. Of course I want as much bells and whistles as possible now that my miggy is '030 equipped! :D

I have been...
Forum: Hardware mods 14 January 2011, 23:57
Replies: 22
Views: 9,286
Posted By Eriond
Exclamation Varning

Well, I held this post back on purpose. It's never fun to admit defeat.
So far my tests result in a non-booting A2000 with flickering purple video output.

Really discouraging! I will do some...
Forum: Hardware mods 14 January 2011, 23:45
Replies: 27
Views: 6,803
Posted By Eriond
More positive replies

I'm happy to join the growing crowd of ACA630 owners, and have nothing but praise about this marvellous piece of fresh hardware from Jens. :bowdown

Finally this smallest member of the Amiga...
Forum: Hardware mods 17 December 2010, 20:34
Replies: 22
Views: 9,286
Posted By Eriond
Happy Update + Pictures

Today the boards arrived from Olimex, so I took a few minutes in the company of my soldering iron... I'll do a test loading the 3.1 kickstart on sunday at SUGA.
http://www.eriond.net/HW/ROM_adp1.jpg...
Forum: Hardware mods 01 December 2010, 20:45
Replies: 7
Views: 1,848
Posted By Eriond
Floppy disk Here are some fresh pictures. I couldn't find the...

Here are some fresh pictures. I couldn't find the old ones. And I also have to correct my statement from above; I used a 3mm LED (Not a 5mm)

Closeup of LEDs...
Forum: Hardware mods 01 December 2010, 08:39
Replies: 22
Views: 9,286
Posted By Eriond
I'll do better than that; I'll give you two...

I'll do better than that; I'll give you two reasons :D

1) The space to fit two large 40-pin DILs is an issue. In the A500 the height must be considered so that the device fits beneath the RFI...
Forum: Hardware mods 30 November 2010, 23:12
Replies: 7
Views: 1,848
Posted By Eriond
Blue/green disk led

Last year I removed the right part of my disk LED on my A1200 with a dremel tool. Carefully I drilled away just enough to fit a standard 5mm blue led, but still keeping the top intact. That way I...
Forum: Hardware mods 30 November 2010, 18:07
Replies: 22
Views: 9,286
Posted By Eriond
Post Kickstart ROM adapter for A2000/A500

I realized how difficult it is to get hold of 27C400/27C200 PROMS compared to the much more common 27C4002...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 October 2010, 00:04
Replies: 33
Views: 12,149
Posted By Eriond
Post A2000 kbd -> PC

If you're only interested in attaching an Amiga kbd to a PC, You might want to try this: http://ezhid.sourceforge.net/amikbd.html
It will give you a more future-proof output (USB).

Of course, If...
Forum: Hardware mods 20 August 2010, 22:04
Replies: 139
Views: 59,477
Posted By Eriond
"One mod to rule them all..."?

So far I can read that people either don't need this mod, because their adapters already work properly or their led doesn't work at all.
I have a different issue: My adapter LED is constantly on. I...
Forum: Hardware mods 25 February 2010, 00:15
Replies: 362
Views: 51,938
Posted By Eriond
Post Mfg id

The discussion about Manufacturer IDs never seamed to come to an end... Is there still an official maintained list of IDs?
I would need one, but don't really feel comfortable picking one at random....
Forum: Hardware mods 22 September 2009, 20:37
Replies: 10
Views: 3,511
Posted By Eriond
Exclamation Are you an Eagle CAD user?

This goes out to all of you who use Eagle PCB from Cadsoft.
I have collected my custom parts related to the Amiga in a "Commodore" library. There are parts such as Zorro cards, Custom chips (also...
Forum: Hardware mods 21 April 2009, 00:12
Replies: 106
Views: 32,793
Posted By Eriond
Hi Ian, Thanks, I've been visiting your...

Hi Ian,

Thanks, I've been visiting your excellent site several times, but that was when I was designing my HDMI adpter... I forgot to look there this time though ;-)

You are the true resource...
Forum: Hardware mods 17 April 2009, 17:51
Replies: 106
Views: 32,793
Posted By Eriond
No, back in the days I messed with accelerators...

No, back in the days I messed with accelerators it was on a A500 xoring the clock to make it run 14MHz. A lot of water has passed under a lot of bridges since then...

I have spent the major part...
Forum: Hardware mods 17 April 2009, 12:31
Replies: 106
Views: 32,793
Posted By Eriond
Thanks... I prefer not to destroy someone else's...

Thanks... I prefer not to destroy someone else's property during testing ;-)
I looked deeper into the timing of the LUCAS and compared it to the on-board timings of the A1200. Targeting the 1200...
Forum: Hardware mods 16 April 2009, 19:50
Replies: 106
Views: 32,793
Posted By Eriond
Post I have converted more than 50% of the LUCAS into...

I have converted more than 50% of the LUCAS into VHDL. Now I'm looking for a 5V CPLD, preferably a Xilinx (because its their dev set I'm using). I'll be posting a shematic (rather boring when using...
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