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Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 10:06
Replies: 233
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Posted By Jope
It really is a wonderful A500 enabler.

It really is a wonderful A500 enabler.
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 10:01
Replies: 15
Views: 2,052
Posted By Jope
The thread's still active on this subforum: ...

The thread's still active on this subforum:
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=100942
Forum: MarketPlace 19 February 2020, 13:59
Replies: 19
Views: 1,119
Posted By Jope
Thankfully the superkick image goes into the end...

Thankfully the superkick image goes into the end of motherboard Fast RAM if you have some.
Forum: support.Hardware 19 February 2020, 12:24
Replies: 9
Views: 222
Posted By Jope
Brand name male male 50-68 adapters have worked...

Brand name male male 50-68 adapters have worked well for me:
https://www.ebay.de/itm/HP-5182-4551-Adapter-50-pol-SCSI-Buchse-auf-68-pol-SCSI-Buchse-Male-BULK-1A/202797154203
Forum: support.Hardware 19 February 2020, 07:26
Replies: 167
Views: 9,872
Posted By Jope
So the good results you got here are with 6.3.0...

So the good results you got here are with 6.3.0 beta?
Forum: support.Hardware 19 February 2020, 07:21
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By Jope
You need to install SFS v1.277 with the dostype...

You need to install SFS v1.277 with the dostype 0x53465300 to your scsi drive. Perhaps also remove the SFS v1.279 from there as your partitions do not use it.
Forum: support.Hardware 18 February 2020, 20:31
Replies: 19
Views: 471
Posted By Jope
Alternatively: buffered sync dongle + vga -> 5bnc...

Alternatively: buffered sync dongle + vga -> 5bnc cable + ethernet bnc t connector for a dirty sync combination. :-)

Maybe the buffer won't burn in the sync dongle with prolonged use, but at least...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 February 2020, 19:15
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By Jope
My speculation also concerns filesystems on each...

My speculation also concerns filesystems on each drive's RDB.
Forum: support.Hardware 18 February 2020, 13:43
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By Jope
If the flyback case is arcing because it is...

If the flyback case is arcing because it is cracked, then usually the only way forward is to replace the flyback.
Forum: support.Hardware 18 February 2020, 09:11
Replies: 9
Views: 222
Posted By Jope
When the host adapter is 50 pin, it doesn't...

When the host adapter is 50 pin, it doesn't actually matter that much, as long as your termination is correct.

The easiest most surefire way to do it is to disable termination in all devices and...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 February 2020, 09:07
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By Jope
You should reflow the solder joints in all the...

You should reflow the solder joints in all the connectors at the back and under the flyback transformer.

These are getting old enough that caps should be replaced.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 February 2020, 09:56
Replies: 21
Views: 891
Posted By Jope
- You can load lots of high quality (well in...

- You can load lots of high quality (well in amiga terms high) samples into ProTracker.
- You can open lots of colourful screens when multitasking. Of course this would require more fast ram too.
...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 February 2020, 09:26
Replies: 24
Views: 621
Posted By Jope
Yes, because it is not there to fix uneven...

Yes, because it is not there to fix uneven magnetization like in the OP's monitor. The degauss circuit is there so that the monitor's shadow mask (which is assumed to be evenly magnetized) is in...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 February 2020, 17:01
Replies: 24
Views: 621
Posted By Jope
One thing you might want to check is the degauss...

One thing you might want to check is the degauss coil that is wrapped around the tube.. Is it still properly in place.
Forum: support.Hardware 16 February 2020, 11:58
Replies: 26
Views: 750
Posted By Jope
Yes, it is allowed. Any links to a web store or...

Yes, it is allowed. Any links to a web store or ebay will of course go bad eventually, but such is life. It's best to avoid it, but of course use your common sense.. In a situation like this it's...
Forum: News 16 February 2020, 11:48
Replies: 83
Views: 7,563
Posted By Jope
Ahh, super happy about 4.4.. The previous...

Ahh, super happy about 4.4.. The previous release's performance was terrible on my machine.
Forum: Amiga scene 16 February 2020, 11:02
Replies: 233
Views: 21,242
Posted By Jope
So, thread necro time. Mid-February 2020 is upon...

So, thread necro time. Mid-February 2020 is upon us. Let's see what it brings.
Forum: support.Hardware 15 February 2020, 18:07
Replies: 24
Views: 621
Posted By Jope
A degauss wand might be needed here.

A degauss wand might be needed here.
Forum: support.Hardware 15 February 2020, 18:06
Replies: 23
Views: 6,997
Posted By Jope
Done.

Done.
Forum: support.Hardware 14 February 2020, 20:55
Replies: 17
Views: 695
Posted By Jope
Yes, you will need the boot disk. The whole point...

Yes, you will need the boot disk. The whole point of the exercise is to have a useful workbench setup on the PCMCIA CF card for you. If you do not move the system assigns, the system will not work...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 February 2020, 20:50
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By Jope
Yes, the A1200 keyboards are the same among each...

Yes, the A1200 keyboards are the same among each other.
Forum: support.Hardware 14 February 2020, 15:08
Replies: 17
Views: 695
Posted By Jope
No, leave the one on the compact flash alone for...

No, leave the one on the compact flash alone for now. The stuff in my post was for the startup-sequence on your bootdisk!

I would probably use the ed editor myself as it needs to be a text file.
...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 February 2020, 15:02
Replies: 26
Views: 750
Posted By Jope
Good show! The Arkanoid feeling is a very...

Good show!

The Arkanoid feeling is a very specific one though, thanks to the gearing. I have one genuine arkanoid spinner and one 3rd party one that I use with my Taito boards, now it's the only...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 February 2020, 12:32
Replies: 55
Views: 1,955
Posted By Jope
Please everyone: do not use bogomips as any kind...

Please everyone: do not use bogomips as any kind of comparison between different CPUs. It is a totally meaningless value.
Forum: support.Hardware 13 February 2020, 15:18
Replies: 17
Views: 695
Posted By Jope
It is possible to make a boot disk which...

It is possible to make a boot disk which transfers the system assigns to the CF card. It is even possible to make a small reset resident ram drive which does this for you.

Fat32 is not necessarily...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 February 2020, 10:05
Replies: 17
Views: 695
Posted By Jope
Sure you need to extract them. Just like you...

Sure you need to extract them. Just like you can't run anything off a zip file in Windows. The files you need are inside the archives.

From cfd.lha: devs/compactflash.device goes into devs of your...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 February 2020, 07:34
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By Jope
Probably an anti virus switch in this case,...

Probably an anti virus switch in this case, forbids writes to track 0.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 February 2020, 15:28
Replies: 18
Views: 607
Posted By Jope
Sounds good. Perhaps I'll take the time to learn...

Sounds good. Perhaps I'll take the time to learn some chess strategy one day. I sorta know how the pieces move. :-)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 February 2020, 11:43
Replies: 18
Views: 607
Posted By Jope
I did not enjoy it, as I never took the time to...

I did not enjoy it, as I never took the time to learn chess. Looking at it now, it seems agonizingly slow.. I'd prefer for the moves to happen instantly.
Forum: Hardware mods 10 February 2020, 12:44
Replies: 8
Views: 238
Posted By Jope
The membrane will be wired in a matrix. Not so...

The membrane will be wired in a matrix. Not so easy if you are trying to emulate an atari joystick with only a connector and a cable.

You could of course cut the traces in the membrane and then...
Forum: Hardware mods 10 February 2020, 11:21
Replies: 8
Views: 238
Posted By Jope
Not very easy if it is a membrane based numpad....

Not very easy if it is a membrane based numpad. If it is an individually switched one, you can just cut all the connections and rewire it.
Forum: support.Hardware 09 February 2020, 17:49
Replies: 215
Views: 28,666
Posted By Jope
It shows in the way that the zz9000net will not...

It shows in the way that the zz9000net will not really receive packets when the X-Surf 100 is plugged in to the same machine. I didn't bother checking whether it was the X-Surf or the RapidRoad that...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 February 2020, 12:10
Replies: 215
Views: 28,666
Posted By Jope
I also found that the X-Surf 100 + RapidRoad...

I also found that the X-Surf 100 + RapidRoad combo can't coexist with the ZZ9000 LAN. There is an interrupt conflict.

No idea about EasyNetPro I'm afraid. Sounds strange that it has a hard coded...
Forum: News 09 February 2020, 10:12
Replies: 93
Views: 12,863
Posted By Jope
Get it off Aminet and then update once you get...

Get it off Aminet and then update once you get the file from IC. I'm assuming you already contacted their customer support to help resolve the issue?
Forum: support.Hardware 08 February 2020, 14:32
Replies: 26
Views: 750
Posted By Jope
Ah thinking about it, you are right.. The...

Ah thinking about it, you are right.. The Arkanoid spinner's gear ratio increases the shutter wheel's rotation by quite a bit when it is being spun. :-)
Forum: support.Hardware 08 February 2020, 11:20
Replies: 26
Views: 750
Posted By Jope
If you're in the used market, you just sit on...

If you're in the used market, you just sit on forums until the item comes along.

It seems an arkanoid spinner is not as cheap as they used to be, I've been a bit out of the arcade scene for some 7...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 February 2020, 14:12
Replies: 26
Views: 750
Posted By Jope
The Amiga mouse port expects a proportional...

The Amiga mouse port expects a proportional device that outputs raw quadrature pulses. :-)

You probably don't want such a precise encoder as in Chad's link. The Amiga tank mouse's resolution is...
Forum: support.Apps 07 February 2020, 10:14
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By Jope
The outs are all mirrored. The thru port mirrors...

The outs are all mirrored. The thru port mirrors what comes in from midi in.

When messing around with vintage midi, it is quite an important distinction. Thru just buffers and resends in hardware...
Forum: support.Apps 07 February 2020, 09:59
Replies: 13
Views: 674
Posted By Jope
The default tool aspect probably requires it to...

The default tool aspect probably requires it to be present in the OS for backwards compatibility reasons. I don't think there is any reason to update or upgrade it in any way though. People will use...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 February 2020, 19:02
Replies: 26
Views: 750
Posted By Jope
Well that post was written before I took a proper...

Well that post was written before I took a proper look at the spinner you showed.

It clearly outputs quadrature pulses, which most likely are already TTL level like the Amiga would expect. You...
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