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Forum: support.Hardware Today, 03:57
Replies: 11
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Posted By SquawkBox
So I took a quick look at that cable schematics,...

So I took a quick look at that cable schematics, and I notice there was a molex connector. How do you plug it ? I mean molex connectors from the power supply pack usually can't be reached from...
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 11:59
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By SquawkBox
I use this adapter...

I use this adapter (https://tinyurl.com/y635zcw4), and while it works, I cannot say handling is perfect. Only one mouse (out of three) worked with it, and I have to keep the latter tilted it by a few...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 August 2020, 13:41
Replies: 11
Views: 153
Posted By SquawkBox
Well, if what you have in mind is Spanish based...

Well, if what you have in mind is Spanish based company ArcadeForge (not attempting to do any naming and shaming here, said cable might prove useful in other scenarios), I am 100% positive their VGA...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 August 2020, 12:49
Replies: 27
Views: 1,212
Posted By SquawkBox
Folder unlocked not by a GM by Turran (but...

Folder unlocked
not by a GM
by Turran (but maybe he asked a GM beforehand)
let's wish him luck!
So now, all you have to do folks is :


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MN_SR4z_40s

Thanks...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 August 2020, 01:49
Replies: 11
Views: 153
Posted By SquawkBox
It's not among my abilities to make cables, just...

It's not among my abilities to make cables, just googling for insane periods of time to acquire what's needed for my setup or searching my own inventory for cables, adapters and such (occasionally,...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 August 2020, 19:29
Replies: 27
Views: 1,212
Posted By SquawkBox
Thank you DanC, it's not a SquawkBox exclusive...

Thank you DanC, it's not a SquawkBox exclusive production, I just thought it would be a good idea to share it here, courtesy of Pete from retrohax.net eShop. Before repacking said archive, in the...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 August 2020, 01:02
Replies: 11
Views: 153
Posted By SquawkBox
Curious about that 15 Khz exploit too. Are you...

Curious about that 15 Khz exploit too. Are you using a frontend superimposed over your current groovymame setup ? From my personal experience, VGA -> Scart cable couldn't do the job (I had ordered...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 10 August 2020, 19:35
Replies: 72
Views: 8,166
Posted By SquawkBox
Fleetwood Mac - Big Love (1987) ...

Fleetwood Mac - Big Love (1987)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4hPv6EuV7dM
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 August 2020, 17:44
Replies: 9
Views: 547
Posted By SquawkBox
You want shock treatment (not suitable for...

You want shock treatment (not suitable for electronic parts, obviously) ? Take a sturdy plastic bag (not from a trash bag roll since the latter usually are somewhat smelly), put your smelly plastic...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 August 2020, 18:28
Replies: 9
Views: 547
Posted By SquawkBox
You may use baking soda too (sodium bicarbonate).

You may use baking soda too (sodium bicarbonate).
Forum: project.EAB 08 August 2020, 16:13
Replies: 150
Views: 23,000
Posted By SquawkBox
https://youtu.be/E4uUr5xIfFY?t=294

https://youtu.be/E4uUr5xIfFY?t=294
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 August 2020, 15:49
Replies: 9
Views: 547
Posted By SquawkBox
I have a "high grade" S-Video cable that smelled...

I have a "high grade" S-Video cable that smelled really strong after unboxing. What I did was leave it by the windows still for about a week with its connectors wrapped up in plastic in case it had...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 August 2020, 04:24
Replies: 27
Views: 1,212
Posted By SquawkBox
The word itself, I don't know but what's...

The word itself, I don't know but what's important IMHO is how people use it in classic Amiga's, as a floppy drive replacement / simulator.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 August 2020, 00:47
Replies: 27
Views: 1,212
Posted By SquawkBox
Done. Give it a couple of days, folks.

Done. Give it a couple of days, folks.
Forum: Amiga scene 06 August 2020, 10:43
Replies: 27
Views: 1,212
Posted By SquawkBox
Ah, I said to myself "there are so few upload...

Ah, I said to myself "there are so few upload directories / nicks there", I should have known there was some caveat to behold.
Forum: Amiga scene 06 August 2020, 10:02
Replies: 27
Views: 1,212
Posted By SquawkBox
Sure, no problem. You will find it on the FTP too.

Sure, no problem. You will find it on the FTP too.
Forum: OT - Entertainment 05 August 2020, 22:43
Replies: 72
Views: 8,166
Posted By SquawkBox
John Mellencamp - Crumblin' Down (1983) ...

John Mellencamp - Crumblin' Down (1983)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PErUiAyVoGc
Forum: OT - Entertainment 04 August 2020, 12:48
Replies: 134
Views: 11,229
Posted By SquawkBox
The Offspring - Come Out and Play (1994) ...

The Offspring - Come Out and Play (1994)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jOk8dk-qaU
Forum: OT - Entertainment 04 August 2020, 03:46
Replies: 134
Views: 11,229
Posted By SquawkBox
Ah, Billy Ocean, solid choice... Billy Ocean...

Ah, Billy Ocean, solid choice...

Billy Ocean - Love Train (2013)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZIZdUb82R4

Close your eyes, this ought to be 70's Motown grade soul material, it can't be...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 03 August 2020, 22:18
Replies: 134
Views: 11,229
Posted By SquawkBox
740 Boyz - Shimmy Shake (1995) a catchy House...

740 Boyz - Shimmy Shake (1995) a catchy House anthem


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nAvjH0Pq2Rs

All Saints - Never Ever (1997) let's please the Ladies, shall we (just for the time being...
Forum: Amiga scene 03 August 2020, 15:56
Replies: 27
Views: 1,212
Posted By SquawkBox
Compilation: GOTEK games & demos package from some Polish seller on eBay

Hi guys,


After I bought a refurbished Amiga 500 with FF Gotek from some Polish seller on eBay, I had some issues with the provided 16 GB pen drive. It failed on me, to the point I could not...
Forum: OT - General 03 August 2020, 14:14
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By SquawkBox
Indeed, Luigileaks seems to be on the menu....

Indeed, Luigileaks seems to be on the menu. Unlikely we Amigans have to face a Zoolleaks anytime soon sadly :lol !
Forum: OT - General 01 August 2020, 15:59
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By SquawkBox
Nintendo 64 related massive leak,

https://www.theverge.com/2020/7/30/21347074/nintendo-gigaleak-controversy-history-preservation-archives

https://screenrant.com/nintendo-gigaleak-reveal-mario-pokemon-starfox-zelda-details/
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 July 2020, 21:23
Replies: 35
Views: 1,471
Posted By SquawkBox
Thanks to you too. Now, I will be more cautious...

Thanks to you too. Now, I will be more cautious before considering getting a CD32 or suggesting someone to get one.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 July 2020, 18:52
Replies: 35
Views: 1,471
Posted By SquawkBox
Just got a reply from r2tronik. It's rather...

Just got a reply from r2tronik. It's rather straightforward, but I'll translate it anyway :
"Assuredly, it's conceivable. The scanline has the ability to deal with many frequencies, ranging from 0...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 29 July 2020, 10:23
Replies: 134
Views: 11,229
Posted By SquawkBox
Krs One - MC's Act Like They Don't Know (1995) ...

Krs One - MC's Act Like They Don't Know (1995)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xnI8JEW7Ty4
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 July 2020, 09:58
Replies: 35
Views: 1,471
Posted By SquawkBox
You get what you pay for, I guess. Up to you to...

You get what you pay for, I guess. Up to you to settle for some 2-in-1 Chinese engineered pos (as Indivision folks explain it, plain line doubling just won't cut it for LCD, 'cause 50 Hz and stuff)....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 July 2020, 21:17
Replies: 35
Views: 1,471
Posted By SquawkBox
Time to invest in one of these...

Time to invest in one of these (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Indivision-AGA-MK2-cr-pour-AMIGA-A1200-en-boite/283958613901) maybe.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 July 2020, 19:47
Replies: 35
Views: 1,471
Posted By SquawkBox
Very well, so let's focus on the VGA output of...

Very well, so let's focus on the VGA output of the riser, also let's assume it is actually a 15 Khz type of signal. With your current setup, you're telling me the best you can do in terms of playing...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 July 2020, 16:27
Replies: 35
Views: 1,471
Posted By SquawkBox
So, that ananas riser of yours barely conveys the...

So, that ananas riser of yours barely conveys the CD32 signal as is, without any attempt to modulate it for a fully compliant VGA output signal ? Sorry if I sound obtuse, but doesn't it amount to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 July 2020, 14:40
Replies: 35
Views: 1,471
Posted By SquawkBox
Not at all, my oldish 26'' Sony Bravia has all...

Not at all, my oldish 26'' Sony Bravia has all sorts of inputs, component, scart... That includes VGA. I need to use the VGA -> HDMI adapter to reach it through a HDMI cable, since it's a few meters...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 July 2020, 05:29
Replies: 35
Views: 1,471
Posted By SquawkBox
I think there is some confusion here....

I think there is some confusion here. Retroelectronik's scanline generator doesn't depend upon a line doubler or a flicker fixer per se. As the name implies, it generates scanlines when inserted in...
Forum: OT - General 26 July 2020, 06:11
Replies: 100
Views: 6,764
Posted By SquawkBox
What about Sweden then, that thought they had...

What about Sweden then, that thought they had good reasons not to order a lockdown (long time practice of social distancing outdoors culturally speaking, I assume) ? Oh wait, it must be the country...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 July 2020, 02:56
Replies: 35
Views: 1,471
Posted By SquawkBox
You mean horizontal Goldrunner ;) . ...

You mean horizontal Goldrunner ;) .

https://i30.servimg.com/u/f30/16/20/79/88/th/img_2011.jpg (https://servimg.com/view/16207988/335)

https://i30.servimg.com/u/f30/16/20/79/88/th/img_2012.jpg...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 July 2020, 10:59
Replies: 109
Views: 15,717
Posted By SquawkBox
Many thanks for that pack Akira. A couple of...

Many thanks for that pack Akira. A couple of remarks : First, if one doesn't read the whole thread, the 2.1 update can go unnoticed. Secondly, I would recommend to run the batch file RUNMEFIRST not...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 July 2020, 04:05
Replies: 35
Views: 1,471
Posted By SquawkBox
It's in the 20 quids range, what do you expect ?...

It's in the 20 quids range, what do you expect ? This said, device's thin scanlines look decent to these eyes, not big enough to be distracting, not dark enough to be considered ugly.

Ok, I'll...
Forum: OT - Technical 23 July 2020, 10:29
Replies: 7
Views: 1,216
Posted By SquawkBox
I've found a workaround. Interference stop when I...

I've found a workaround. Interference stop when I turn off - turn on the audio system quickly. Sometimes it requires about 10 pushings of the power button on the remote, sometimes 50. Boring as hell,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 July 2020, 07:36
Replies: 35
Views: 1,471
Posted By SquawkBox
It's plugged into a CRT monitor (Diamondtron),...

It's plugged into a CRT monitor (Diamondtron), not a TV. I assume VGA boxes do some line doubling in order for the CRT to grasp a 31 KHz type of signal. That's the reason why a scanline generator is...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 July 2020, 21:37
Replies: 35
Views: 1,471
Posted By SquawkBox
Admittedly, Made in France products always...

Admittedly, Made in France products always implies greatness (just joking). Well, it works just as intended without any external power supply. Tested briefly with the miggy. My A500 bears a S-VHS...
Forum: OT - General 22 July 2020, 18:02
Replies: 100
Views: 6,764
Posted By SquawkBox
I've got dry skin since a few weeks, itching on...

I've got dry skin since a few weeks, itching on the chest and on the legs so I guess I'll change cleanser brand for starters. Eczema of sorts, not too sure about it. Other than that, doing fine,...
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