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Forum: support.Hardware 08 December 2019, 21:25
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By matt3k
It is a 3000T and I tried it without any fast...

It is a 3000T and I tried it without any fast zipp memory. Right now it has 60NS static column.

So since I didn't have any fast memory, think memory isn't it unless it is the chip memory with is...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 December 2019, 20:57
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By matt3k
Amiga 3000 Locks on any SCSI on boot.

I have a A3000 that give a solid yellow light and locks the system when you turn it on.
With no drive on the bus it boots from floppy just fine.

Here is what I have tried:
* Tried different...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 November 2019, 22:40
Replies: 15
Views: 676
Posted By matt3k
Well I would guess that the Drive has failed if...

Well I would guess that the Drive has failed if it no longer works. If it doesn't show up as a valid/invalid drive disk repair programs will not be able to fix it. If it was formatted FFS...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 November 2019, 23:47
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By matt3k
If the board took battery damage in its life,...

If the board took battery damage in its life, look around denise. Could be green in the socket or even the socket going bad. Clean with toothbrush or similar.

Try another denise.

imho, pickup...
Forum: Amiga scene 31 October 2019, 17:19
Replies: 1,018
Views: 64,519
Posted By matt3k
I remember those days, and sadly was true. Well...

I remember those days, and sadly was true. Well said.
Forum: Amiga scene 31 October 2019, 17:17
Replies: 1,018
Views: 64,519
Posted By matt3k
Good points management was very bad and short...

Good points management was very bad and short sighted, hence why they ran out of money and vendors hesitated to work with them

The Engineers were allowed to dream (probably because management...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 October 2019, 23:48
Replies: 1,018
Views: 64,519
Posted By matt3k
Used ST 25th, some Lucas Arts, and can't remember...

Used ST 25th, some Lucas Arts, and can't remember the others. PC was better for those. As we went back in time a bit, the Amiga was better some Cinemaware titles. The Amiga showed it strength...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 October 2019, 20:28
Replies: 1,018
Views: 64,519
Posted By matt3k
We used games, watching videos/animations, and...

We used games, watching videos/animations, and displaying pictures as a benchmark. Admittedly the games were being optimized for the PC, but that said games ran better and faster. The 80's and very...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 October 2019, 19:05
Replies: 1,018
Views: 64,519
Posted By matt3k
I agree. Sadly AGA was well long in the tooth...

I agree. Sadly AGA was well long in the tooth when it was finally released. AAA that Haney was working on years before AA was release would have been another major leap forward for the platform. ...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 October 2019, 14:31
Replies: 1,018
Views: 64,519
Posted By matt3k
Agreed it would have helped to add midi and...

Agreed it would have helped to add midi and update audio. I do think the toaster was the saving grace that if Commodore had good management, release AAA with a DSP it would have given newtek a...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 October 2019, 14:26
Replies: 1,018
Views: 64,519
Posted By matt3k
Even if it was expensive, it would have brought...

Even if it was expensive, it would have brought graphic technology to leap frog competition. A DSP would have 10 times faster than an 040 for rendering in lightwave. Even if you tripled the price...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 October 2019, 05:36
Replies: 1,018
Views: 64,519
Posted By matt3k
Commodore was crippled as a company, they had...

Commodore was crippled as a company, they had plenty of orders they couldn't fulfill because they were cash broke and their vendors wouldn't give them any more credit. The other major issues...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 October 2019, 05:06
Replies: 1,018
Views: 64,519
Posted By matt3k
Most of the guys in the club bought 3000's, so it...

Most of the guys in the club bought 3000's, so it seemed like the standard for us at the time. Our club didn't pirate we demoed software and enjoyed the company. The club also helped businesses use...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 October 2019, 18:04
Replies: 1,018
Views: 64,519
Posted By matt3k
Wrap up

To wrap up my prior thoughts.

It really depended on what you used and when you used it...

I used a 500 first then a 3000D, and it was a huge trade up for me. Since my 3000D was my second amiga...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 October 2019, 16:30
Replies: 1,018
Views: 64,519
Posted By matt3k
@Bruce All great points. True you did...

@Bruce

All great points.

True you did have to unplug the mouse and keyboard to take the case off, and the daughterboard had to be moved to get the tray out, and the 3000D would not boot with...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 October 2019, 09:06
Replies: 1,018
Views: 64,519
Posted By matt3k
I would say that the 2000 made the most impact on...

I would say that the 2000 made the most impact on an industry and the 3000 was not a gaming machine but a true workstation (having owned a 2000D I wouldn't say it was a gaming rig either). I would...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 October 2019, 13:18
Replies: 1,018
Views: 64,519
Posted By matt3k
Yes, very dissappointed. The 1200 and 4000 were...

Yes, very dissappointed. The 1200 and 4000 were both cheaply made underpowered by terrible management. I owned them and sold them both. The 1200 became twitchy with each addon, and was just a...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 October 2019, 06:23
Replies: 13
Views: 1,846
Posted By matt3k
Hi, You may need to flash the Acard with...

Hi,

You may need to flash the Acard with .14 (? will have to confirm the firmware number). There are some firmware that are not compatible with the 3000. Once flashed they work perfect. The...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 October 2019, 06:37
Replies: 215
Views: 28,659
Posted By matt3k
Yes, substantially! Nice show indeed. Would...

Yes, substantially! Nice show indeed.

Would like to see 1080p speed tests for comparison to other cards.

Looks like I may have to part with more cash!
Forum: support.Hardware 29 September 2019, 20:23
Replies: 30
Views: 1,854
Posted By matt3k
I'm looking forward to seeing the new Warp...

I'm looking forward to seeing the new Warp accelerator 100MHz 060 (hope you can supply your own, as they are expensive) and local memory and a Video Card. Should be real sweet if he makes it!
Forum: support.Hardware 27 September 2019, 23:06
Replies: 30
Views: 1,854
Posted By matt3k
The CSMKIII socket is fragile, you can ship it to...

The CSMKIII socket is fragile, you can ship it to Stachu and see if is just the socket, he is a pro with that. The CS MKIII overclocked will run triple circles around a 3660. Get yours fixed and...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 September 2019, 01:08
Replies: 30
Views: 1,854
Posted By matt3k
Good luck with your 3000D! The 3000's have...

Good luck with your 3000D! The 3000's have always been my favorite Amiga of the lot.

This might help, I wrote it years ago but it still may provide some insight....
Forum: support.Hardware 18 September 2019, 00:33
Replies: 215
Views: 28,659
Posted By matt3k
Thanks Etze, That was what my eye perceived....

Thanks Etze,

That was what my eye perceived.

I hope the new ZZ card is fast.
Forum: support.Hardware 18 September 2019, 00:31
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By matt3k
Agreed, it would be pricey. For now just...

Agreed, it would be pricey.

For now just look for green on the legs and slot, and try another denise.

Sadly original systems seem to be failing these days as they were never engineered to...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 September 2019, 21:33
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By matt3k
My first guess would be a flakey denise,...

My first guess would be a flakey denise, especially if the battery leaked. Check the legs on denise and look for green corrosion. If you thoroughly clean the socket and chip, you may get lucky...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 September 2019, 21:29
Replies: 215
Views: 28,659
Posted By matt3k
Agreed. It would be great to see speed tests...

Agreed. It would be great to see speed tests against other cards.

I was hoping this card would get close to speeds of a radeon on the mediator.

Really like my VA2000 it does a great job, but...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 September 2019, 20:49
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By matt3k
The card has a problem. I tried putting in...

The card has a problem.

I tried putting in another computer with the same results. Wanted to confirm it wasn't 3.1.4.

It is in some infinite loop, where it issues a quick chirp and the green...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 September 2019, 00:09
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By matt3k
I found an old hard file with DOS 6.22 that was...

I found an old hard file with DOS 6.22 that was used for PCTask.

Will that work with the GG?
Forum: support.Hardware 10 September 2019, 21:16
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By matt3k
What is the fastest ISA card for DOS games that...

What is the fastest ISA card for DOS games that works in a GG:

From my searches these seem fast?
1. ET4000W32i
2. ATI Mach 64
3. Diamond Speedstar 64
4. S3 variants.
5. ATI Ultra

Any...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 September 2019, 13:59
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By matt3k
Thanks for great advice! How did you mount...

Thanks for great advice!

How did you mount the fan to the cpu? I can't see an easy way to accomplish that?

Does the GG work with an 060 over clocked at 80MHz?
Forum: support.Hardware 10 September 2019, 13:14
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By matt3k
Help with Modified Golden Gate 486 SLC

I'm new to the bridgeboard world of Amiga's and was looking for help.

This one looks like it was a regular 486 SLC that the prior owner made it a SLC2 by adding a the faster Cyrix chip. Crazy hack...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 September 2019, 22:12
Replies: 40
Views: 2,833
Posted By matt3k
Nice 3000D! Yes, Cybergraphix is faster...

Nice 3000D!

Yes, Cybergraphix is faster (especially with Roxxler enabled) than Picasso. It does take some time to get going and updating, but I use in on my CV64 3000 and works fine.

I'm still...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 March 2019, 23:46
Replies: 3,799
Views: 391,743
Posted By matt3k
@grelbfarlk Looking into this.[/QUOTE] ...

@grelbfarlk
Looking into this.[/QUOTE]

Thanks!
Forum: News 03 March 2019, 22:48
Replies: 282
Views: 52,963
Posted By matt3k
Hi Damien, Thanks I will give it a shot! ...

Hi Damien,

Thanks I will give it a shot!

Take care,

Matt
Forum: News 03 March 2019, 01:11
Replies: 282
Views: 52,963
Posted By matt3k
Just bought Wolfenstein 3D and Blake Stone to...

Just bought Wolfenstein 3D and Blake Stone to admire the hard work of Nova.

I'm having trouble with Wolf, it gives an error can't find a Screen Mode for requested mode. I'm using the RTG version...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 March 2019, 15:48
Replies: 3,799
Views: 391,743
Posted By matt3k
I checked and yes they are the correct wos...

I checked and yes they are the correct wos versions.

Any other ideas?
Forum: support.Hardware 02 March 2019, 14:34
Replies: 3,799
Views: 391,743
Posted By matt3k
Yes I do. Removed it. Not sure anymore if I...

Yes I do. Removed it. Not sure anymore if I have the 68k or the warp datatypes. I copied them from a backup I had from my cyberppc so I assumed they were the warp ones. Maybe I'm using the 68k,...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 March 2019, 14:12
Replies: 3,799
Views: 391,743
Posted By matt3k
I bet the installer doesn't work correctly. ...

I bet the installer doesn't work correctly.

I think my problem is awhile ago I install warpos 4 and then 5 and I may have pieces leftover that are messing with warpdt. I will see if there is an...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 March 2019, 22:37
Replies: 3,799
Views: 391,743
Posted By matt3k
Hmm. My mistake. Ok. Silly question do I...

Hmm. My mistake. Ok.

Silly question do I need to install warpos 5.1 or just use the sonnet archive?

I tried initppc with the same results. WarpDT doesn't see warpos/warpup 5.0.
Forum: support.Hardware 01 March 2019, 20:21
Replies: 3,799
Views: 391,743
Posted By matt3k
Think I figured some of this out. I tried...

Think I figured some of this out.

I tried reinstalling the warpdt, it didn't see the ppc. It said that is needs version 5.x of warpos installed.

I installed warpos for the mediator which I...
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