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Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 07:53
Replies: 6
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Posted By lesta_smsc
For the ethernet card, here is an example but I...

For the ethernet card, here is an example but I believe most 16 bit cards would work:

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F163823850163

As for the...
Forum: Collections Yesterday, 00:26
Replies: 373
Views: 50,061
Posted By lesta_smsc
Maybe the shared disks are just a taster of what...

Maybe the shared disks are just a taster of what is available. Who knows whether Everything has already been imaged and they're just going over content as highlighted before.

Let's be optimist and...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 September 2019, 18:01
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By lesta_smsc
Personally given the complexity of setting up...

Personally given the complexity of setting up Wi-Fi and then issues with the type of encryption being supported, it would be easier and more secure to have an ethernet PCMCIA card. Then use a Wi-Fi...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 September 2019, 17:04
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By lesta_smsc
Just use ethernet card and use wifi bridge so you...

Just use ethernet card and use wifi bridge so you get Wi-Fi to Ethernet. Much simpler :) I use that on PS2 lol.
Forum: OT - General 14 September 2019, 02:05
Replies: 28
Views: 1,164
Posted By lesta_smsc
Yes, sadly there seems to be a lot of negativity...

Yes, sadly there seems to be a lot of negativity directed to a select number of users. Several threads of blatant disregard for courtesy. It may be too much policing, but maybe foul language and...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 September 2019, 02:01
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By lesta_smsc
The corrosion cleaned with IPA or use lemon...

The corrosion cleaned with IPA or use lemon juice? I know the latter is bizarre but it worked well for battery leak. Maybe not the same for capacitor leak?
Forum: Collections 12 September 2019, 12:16
Replies: 373
Views: 50,061
Posted By lesta_smsc
Pirated good whether you paid or not is still...

Pirated good whether you paid or not is still stealing from the original creator/developers. The pirates profited but creator/developers lost out.
Forum: Collections 08 September 2019, 23:46
Replies: 19
Views: 848
Posted By lesta_smsc
Imaging on stock A1200? What software and...

Imaging on stock A1200? What software and hardware are you using...
Forum: Collections 08 September 2019, 23:37
Replies: 373
Views: 50,061
Posted By lesta_smsc
Oh boy... just when I thought it was going to be...

Oh boy... just when I thought it was going to be civil... Please can we refrain from using obscenity it really does lower the standards the forum to have this sort of language.

I agree with...
Forum: Collections 08 September 2019, 20:31
Replies: 19
Views: 848
Posted By lesta_smsc
Wow! I'm curious to know exactly how long this...

Wow! I'm curious to know exactly how long this actually took?! Kudos to you for not only imagining but cross referencing and trying to fix too!
Forum: Collections 08 September 2019, 12:14
Replies: 373
Views: 50,061
Posted By lesta_smsc
Nice to have this thread back. I like the...

Nice to have this thread back. I like the suspense... a bit like space travel. Journey starts but you're never sure if you will see mission complete in your lifetime... yet an exciting concept...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 September 2019, 09:45
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By lesta_smsc
Only one I could find is this: ...

Only one I could find is this:

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F401559972998
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 September 2019, 02:53
Replies: 477
Views: 21,672
Posted By lesta_smsc
You want a universal adaptor then so you can wire...

You want a universal adaptor then so you can wire one controller to all the consoles!?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 September 2019, 01:16
Replies: 477
Views: 21,672
Posted By lesta_smsc
You could look at using raspberry pi or Pandora...

You could look at using raspberry pi or Pandora box...
Forum: support.Other 07 September 2019, 09:33
Replies: 29
Views: 1,519
Posted By lesta_smsc
Did that adaptor ever arrive as I'm eager to know...

Did that adaptor ever arrive as I'm eager to know what was the outcome lol...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 September 2019, 09:30
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By lesta_smsc
I know it doesn't help your situation exactly but...

I know it doesn't help your situation exactly but in order to rule out a disk drive fault, connecting the drive using the following adaptor will at least let you know the drive isn't at fault because...
Forum: Hardware mods 17 August 2019, 02:20
Replies: 79
Views: 9,074
Posted By lesta_smsc
I would have thought having new components...

I would have thought having new components wherever possible, and where there was a need for custom chips, these to be taken from donor / dead boards. Thus it leaves less room for end user error and...
Forum: OT - General 12 August 2019, 23:40
Replies: 183
Views: 15,349
Posted By lesta_smsc
I'd side with these comments. We are faced with...

I'd side with these comments. We are faced with many circumstances where people are unhappy with individuals and/or companies but the fact they have dealing with Amiga and our love for this wonderful...
Forum: News 08 August 2019, 16:25
Replies: 29
Views: 2,105
Posted By lesta_smsc
This looks like fun! Reminds me of Bejeweled! ...

This looks like fun! Reminds me of Bejeweled!

The music is funky too, not too intrusive but at the same time, gives you a nice pace to follow the game. Does the tempo change depending on...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 August 2019, 16:09
Replies: 6,066
Views: 1,041,600
Posted By lesta_smsc
I had one of these gaming gizmos. I really...

I had one of these gaming gizmos. I really couldn't get used to it, so decided to go back to retro keyboard and mouse lol.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 August 2019, 15:53
Replies: 6,066
Views: 1,041,600
Posted By lesta_smsc
PS2 lightguns! Compatible with Guncon 1 and 2....

PS2 lightguns! Compatible with Guncon 1 and 2. Also has recoil mechanism I believe. They're not official Namco ones, but I deliberately chose the others to allow more flexibility in terms of gaming...
Forum: Hardware pics 08 August 2019, 15:51
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By lesta_smsc
I would have thought it would make sense to sand...

I would have thought it would make sense to sand down the product to allow it not to have a rough surface. I mean, I appreciate the need for modding 25 pin connectors, but given the price of these is...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 08 August 2019, 15:45
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By lesta_smsc
Would a degrader help to increase the...

Would a degrader help to increase the compatibility?
Forum: OT - General 07 August 2019, 13:14
Replies: 183
Views: 15,349
Posted By lesta_smsc
Strange all comments replaced by . . . Hope...

Strange all comments replaced by . . .

Hope jojo still producing his games...
Forum: support.Other 05 August 2019, 23:22
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By lesta_smsc
I suppose limitation is based on read speed and...

I suppose limitation is based on read speed and usually faster can result in more errors.
Forum: support.Hardware 26 July 2019, 09:52
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By lesta_smsc
Thank you :)

Thank you :)
Forum: support.Hardware 26 July 2019, 09:24
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By lesta_smsc
More details please...

More details please...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 July 2019, 22:23
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By lesta_smsc
Doesn't matter. Just flash latest lol. Or...

Doesn't matter. Just flash latest lol.

Or you could ask the seller regarding which flash they used.
Forum: support.Hardware 16 July 2019, 10:15
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By lesta_smsc
That's handy! I didn't realise it came as a...

That's handy! I didn't realise it came as a standalone product. I'd anticipate use to be same as other rework station if you could adjust temperature.
Forum: support.Hardware 15 July 2019, 02:03
Replies: 33
Views: 888
Posted By lesta_smsc
Check the RAM expansion pins. I had the same...

Check the RAM expansion pins. I had the same errors but it was because 2 pins were accidentally touching after installing RAM.
Forum: support.Other 12 July 2019, 23:20
Replies: 29
Views: 1,519
Posted By lesta_smsc
So there are some in the list with are German and...

So there are some in the list with are German and others which are NTSC (presumably English) but why not PAL English variants or if that due to coding absent for MT32?
Forum: support.Other 12 July 2019, 22:51
Replies: 29
Views: 1,519
Posted By lesta_smsc
Awesome. Thank you. I wasn't sure about creating...

Awesome. Thank you. I wasn't sure about creating them and stuff in case it was against the rules lol
Forum: support.Other 10 July 2019, 22:56
Replies: 29
Views: 1,519
Posted By lesta_smsc
Any success?

Any success?
Forum: support.Hardware 10 July 2019, 22:53
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By lesta_smsc
Some have used hot air blowers but this risks...

Some have used hot air blowers but this risks causing them to blow/pop which can be dangerous.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 July 2019, 22:08
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By lesta_smsc
Nice they have PDF version alongside the...

Nice they have PDF version alongside the hardback... I find PDF useful to read on phone.

Great quality stuff! Well worth the money.

You can find a lot of resellers on Amazon and may have found...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 July 2019, 09:20
Replies: 1
Views: 147
Posted By lesta_smsc
Amiga Explorer and null modem cable. Link your PC...

Amiga Explorer and null modem cable. Link your PC to your Amiga via serial cable and then write disks 'on the fly'.
Forum: support.Hardware 09 July 2019, 16:50
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By lesta_smsc
I've seen tweezer soldering iron but only as...

I've seen tweezer soldering iron but only as accessory for rework stations. These are ideal since you can literally heat both sides and lift off in one go. The same is true for putting new components...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 July 2019, 10:15
Replies: 477
Views: 21,672
Posted By lesta_smsc
I threw away a CRT monitor recently that had...

I threw away a CRT monitor recently that had hardly any yellowing. Regret it now.
Forum: Amiga scene 09 July 2019, 00:03
Replies: 50
Views: 2,328
Posted By lesta_smsc
Haha okay :) May catch you again soon (I donated...

Haha okay :) May catch you again soon (I donated the 28" CRT for one of the arcades so 2 player may be a possibility soon!)
Forum: Amiga scene 08 July 2019, 23:04
Replies: 50
Views: 2,328
Posted By lesta_smsc
I'd be interested in attending, but all depends...

I'd be interested in attending, but all depends on date due to other commitments.



In Leicester?! Have you been to Retro Computer Museum - great place!
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