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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 July 2018, 10:34
Replies: 29
Views: 2,644
Posted By TTSAddict
Floppy disk Awesome, thank you

Awesome, thank you
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 July 2018, 23:45
Replies: 29
Views: 2,644
Posted By TTSAddict
Although I miss the eerie broom stick flying...

Although I miss the eerie broom stick flying sound, it looks really intriguing. Sadly all download links are broken right now.
Forum: Hardware mods 15 April 2018, 18:01
Replies: 8
Views: 1,290
Posted By TTSAddict
So I have this in operation for some time now...

So I have this in operation for some time now without any problems on my A1200 and on three different 500 models during their maintenance. It even saved one of the Amigas life twice due to its short...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 March 2018, 08:54
Replies: 12
Views: 695
Posted By TTSAddict
Don't intend to advertise for any shops, but I...

Don't intend to advertise for any shops, but I found a good quality extractor for M3 screws:...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 March 2018, 23:24
Replies: 12
Views: 695
Posted By TTSAddict
I have my doubts about that too. If its not...

I have my doubts about that too. If its not available, I'll try to drill down the whole length and remove the residues with a tap drill
Forum: support.Hardware 12 March 2018, 18:06
Replies: 12
Views: 695
Posted By TTSAddict
This will propably prove to be a cause of some...

This will propably prove to be a cause of some headache when re-mounting the flywheel. I should have marked its position on the spindle while dismantling it

I know, AmigaDOS and many trackloaders...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 March 2018, 16:25
Replies: 12
Views: 695
Posted By TTSAddict
If 'only' your driver is damaged and not the...

If 'only' your driver is damaged and not the screw head (no worn notches) then there's still hope. Mine was completely worn so that the driver always slipped. I didn't find a solution yet to get the...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 March 2018, 11:38
Replies: 250
Sticky: Soldering hints
Views: 102,491
Posted By TTSAddict
I've got only two things to say: 1. Rosin is...

I've got only two things to say:
1. Rosin is your friend!!
2. Don't breathe the fumes. A cheap fan ripped from a PSU or whatever can be used as a simple fume extractor if even just to move the...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 March 2018, 17:13
Replies: 12
Views: 695
Posted By TTSAddict
So I got an answer on Stackexchange...

So I got an answer on Stackexchange (https://electronics.stackexchange.com/questions/360250/floppy-brushless-dc-motor-speed-regulation/360262#360262):


It's not. That hall sensor is only used to...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 March 2018, 13:11
Replies: 12
Views: 695
Posted By TTSAddict
Thanks. So luckily, the CIA survived but the sad...

Thanks. So luckily, the CIA survived but the sad news is, the drive wont even read its own disks.
Apparently, the spindle motor seems to be spinning too fast, but I'm not sure. My multimeter is...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 March 2018, 19:24
Replies: 12
Views: 695
Posted By TTSAddict
Floppy disk Floppy brushless dc motor speed control/TEAC FD-235f 161-U repair

Heya,
I have a non working TEAC FD-235f 161-U.
A cap had leaked over the PCB and eaten away at the traces. I jumper wired the broken traces and replaced the cap with a through hole 4,7µF 50V...
Forum: Hardware mods 27 February 2018, 15:00
Replies: 8
Views: 1,290
Posted By TTSAddict
Exclamation Final state of the mains side: ...

Final state of the mains side:
https://i.imgur.com/fWm2OjX.jpg
(https://i.imgur.com/Af614Np.jpg)
Closed lid:
https://i.imgur.com/N1DzbBg.jpg (https://i.imgur.com/tGIVecX.jpg)

The thing powers...
Forum: Hardware mods 26 February 2018, 14:52
Replies: 8
Views: 1,290
Posted By TTSAddict
Yeah, I was anticipating that, but its quite hard...

Yeah, I was anticipating that, but its quite hard to find modern ATX PSUs in a lower output range.
A pico ATX with an additional 12v source would have been an option, I didn't do my research.
Will...
Forum: Hardware mods 25 February 2018, 22:37
Replies: 8
Views: 1,290
Posted By TTSAddict
Lightbulb ATX PSU in original Amiga PSU casing

Using an ATX PSU to power Amigas is propably old news for you folks, but I'd like to share this specific one because it uses the original PSU casing.

I wanted to do this for a long time and...
Forum: request.Apps 17 September 2017, 15:15
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By TTSAddict
Floppy disk Wow what a great start, thanks a bunch to...

Wow what a great start, thanks a bunch to everyone! :xmas
Forum: request.Apps 09 August 2017, 14:31
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By TTSAddict
Floppy disk Heureka / Klett Red Line / Orange Line English education

Does anyone happen to have ADFs of *any* of the
Heureka-teachware educational software portfolio?
(Heureka / Klett Red Line / Orange Line English education and vocabulary training)

(see here for...
Forum: Hardware mods 06 June 2016, 18:01
Replies: 20
Views: 3,076
Posted By TTSAddict
When I did this to an A500, I used an old...

When I did this to an A500, I used an old USB-cable for the RGB and sync lines to have some shielding until it reaches the scart plug. I ruined the hole optically but at least it works like a charm....
Forum: support.Hardware 03 June 2016, 12:32
Replies: 7
Views: 977
Posted By TTSAddict
Wrong. Pins 1+3 are reserved for audio left and...

Wrong. Pins 1+3 are reserved for audio left and right channel and pin 4 is common audio ground. I just recently modded an A500 to fit an internal rgb-scart port with audio.

~edit
Oh sorry totally...
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 28 May 2016, 21:43
Replies: 5
Views: 3,645
Posted By TTSAddict
Big grin Same here... Now if I already hadn't got a real...

Same here... Now if I already hadn't got a real miggy here, I'd seriously consider buying a different mainboard for my i5-system for this totally unnecessary but cool feature, because my current one...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 May 2016, 15:24
Replies: 17
Views: 2,500
Posted By TTSAddict
I did just that. The corrosion being limited to...

I did just that. The corrosion being limited to the outer areas allowed me to take some more drastic measures. I sanded the affected areas down to the copper, cleaned it again with a drop of citric...
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 02 May 2016, 13:35
Replies: 17
Views: 4,941
Posted By TTSAddict
Sorry for gravedigging, I just stumbled across...

Sorry for gravedigging, I just stumbled across this thread via search. I immediately remembered VMWares state saving capability. The VM keeps track of all changes to the virtual harddisk and stores...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 April 2016, 20:14
Replies: 17
Views: 2,500
Posted By TTSAddict
I have a leaky a500+expanded a500. It says P on...

I have a leaky a500+expanded a500. It says P on one of the stickers but its a plain A500. Damaged the mainboard already, the copper oxidized UNDER the PCBs final coating. I removed the RTC-board...
Forum: support.Other 20 April 2016, 14:24
Replies: 10
Views: 1,749
Posted By TTSAddict
What version of DirOpus did you use? I got these...

What version of DirOpus did you use? I got these freezes with v5. v4 is an independent branch developed by other people if I'm not mistaken, right? I might try out that version with a different card...
Forum: support.Other 20 April 2016, 13:08
Replies: 10
Views: 1,749
Posted By TTSAddict
Funny sidenote about paragraph three: I need to...

Funny sidenote about paragraph three:
I need to get over my anxiety and have to re-put the card into the PC at least once more anyway.

Days before, I completely took apart the whole machine to...
Forum: support.Other 18 April 2016, 16:19
Replies: 10
Views: 1,749
Posted By TTSAddict
Floppy disk Quirks of PFS3

Hi there
I was prepping a 32GB SDCard for my A1200, intended to use in an IDE-adapter.
I would have liked to directly hook the adapter to my PC but my mainboard doesn't have any IDE ports, while...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 October 2015, 22:51
Replies: 25
Views: 1,880
Posted By TTSAddict
No, no specific reason, I just had this number...

No, no specific reason, I just had this number randomly floating around in my head, thinking OS3 was limited to that. Wasn't there a 4gb partition size limit?
Forum: Amiga scene 18 October 2015, 23:14
Replies: 25
Views: 1,880
Posted By TTSAddict
105k sounds terrible but its propably no issue...

105k sounds terrible but its propably no issue when only using it for transferring adf files. Think I'll order one and just try.
Forum: Amiga scene 16 October 2015, 21:01
Replies: 25
Views: 1,880
Posted By TTSAddict
I heard about the dishwasher too. While I can...

I heard about the dishwasher too. While I can recommend washing with water, you must be cautious with big ol' parts like in the CRT Display (potentiometers, main switch etc).
I personally would...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 October 2015, 19:12
Replies: 25
Views: 1,880
Posted By TTSAddict
Thanks for the warning, I knew that they can hold...

Thanks for the warning, I knew that they can hold high voltage chargings but not that it was that long.
By the way I once got zapped by a faulty TV set. It was on, were watching as usual, wanted to...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 October 2015, 18:03
Replies: 25
Views: 1,880
Posted By TTSAddict
Yep, know of the high voltage. I let it sit cut...

Yep, know of the high voltage. I let it sit cut from mains for a day before opening.

I presume its too late into fall for sunlight. Constantly cloudy/raining here for a week...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 October 2015, 17:38
Replies: 25
Views: 1,880
Posted By TTSAddict
If its possible, then I think I'll go the SDcard...

If its possible, then I think I'll go the SDcard route. There are already so much of these flying about here, might actually put them to a good use after all.

The Gotek...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 October 2015, 16:28
Replies: 25
Views: 1,880
Posted By TTSAddict
Lightbulb Upgrading/Refurbishing an A1200

Hi folks I recently got gifted an A1200 with a 1084s-d1, the owner wanted to throw it away...!! Can't believe it.
The Miggy is working, though I'd need a new harddisk because its very loud and...
Forum: support.OtherUAE 11 March 2014, 22:31
Replies: 701
Views: 206,440
Posted By TTSAddict
Thats some good news. Great that you try to...

Thats some good news. Great that you try to reintroduce gyro support.
I always wondered how developers can say on the play store "this and that input device supported". Can you just use the raw...
Forum: support.OtherUAE 10 March 2014, 20:41
Replies: 701
Views: 206,440
Posted By TTSAddict
Don't count on the information I can give you, I...

Don't count on the information I can give you, I am an Android-noob. There might be other ways to achieve this, but what I did worked.
You need a rooted phone so this sixaxis-app...
Forum: support.OtherUAE 10 March 2014, 17:32
Replies: 701
Views: 206,440
Posted By TTSAddict
Lightbulb I tried by using Sixaxis app, but failed...

I tried by using Sixaxis app, but failed miserably. It got it to work with UAE4Droid but sadly not this one. I bet I just did something wrong and will try again later.
~
Edit:
Yes, Uae4All2 has...
Forum: support.OtherUAE 07 March 2014, 19:09
Replies: 8
Views: 6,451
Posted By TTSAddict
Had this problem too but with UAE4Droid. Simple...

Had this problem too but with UAE4Droid. Simple workaround is to create the HDF and then format it inside uae4all2 by booting the wb3 install disk
Forum: support.OtherUAE 07 March 2014, 18:52
Replies: 701
Views: 206,440
Posted By TTSAddict
possible to optionally add gyro sensors as mouse...

possible to optionally add gyro sensors as mouse input?! imagine rock'n'roll with your gyro sensors in the phone. that would be a blast :D
also would it be possible to let the user to choose if they...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 05 March 2014, 19:11
Replies: 18
Views: 2,861
Posted By TTSAddict
Thank you guys. Tried the last link first cuz it...

Thank you guys. Tried the last link first cuz it looked promising and it seems to be 100% ok, no answering machine crash and no gfx glitch in the backyard
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 05 March 2014, 17:53
Replies: 18
Views: 2,861
Posted By TTSAddict
What became of this disk? Was it ok? Know this...

What became of this disk? Was it ok? Know this thread is very old but I can't find a 100% disk5 in the net. :help
Forum: support.Games 05 March 2014, 16:02
Replies: 13
Views: 2,194
Posted By TTSAddict
What about playing mp3/ogg instead of cdda? Don't...

What about playing mp3/ogg instead of cdda? Don't know if an A1200 would be fast enough for that.
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