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Forum: support.Hardware 13 December 2017, 22:08
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By Jope
Good that you found a suitable monitor. It seems...

Good that you found a suitable monitor. It seems we've been getting some modern monitor chipsets that do 15kHz via the VGA port, as these new compatible models pop up every now and then.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 December 2017, 08:44
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By Jope
Yep, create an empty ADF, add it your gotek...

Yep, create an empty ADF, add it your gotek memory stick and use some copying program on the Amiga. Try to avoid the workbench diskcopy, it modifies the destination's root block.
Forum: support.Hardware 13 December 2017, 07:11
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By Jope
It depends a lot on what screen modes you run and...

It depends a lot on what screen modes you run and whether your monitor can actively distinguish between them.

My personal recipe: wb is in pal or pal laced, I stretch the overscan prefs as large...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 December 2017, 09:29
Replies: 8
Views: 279
Posted By Jope
Just wait for the validation to complete (HD...

Just wait for the validation to complete (HD light stops flashing) and then everything should be back to normal.

Next time when you're going to power down the machine, wait for all disk activity...
Forum: News 08 December 2017, 16:50
Replies: 69
Views: 7,150
Posted By Jope
All the elites run/ran CGX anyway. None of this...

All the elites run/ran CGX anyway. None of this P96 stuff. ;-)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 December 2017, 14:09
Replies: 147
Views: 10,769
Posted By Jope
Hardware and custom chips are designed with...

Hardware and custom chips are designed with constraints:
- Time
- Money
- What is good enough at the time

4096 colours was good enough at the time and the ICS/OCS chipset had a maximum Chip RAM...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 07 December 2017, 11:45
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By Jope
+1 for lubricating the rails for the head...

+1 for lubricating the rails for the head carriage. Other problems: oxidization in the switches that detect write protect and disk insertion.
Forum: support.Hardware 05 December 2017, 22:08
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By Jope
Which wires are twisted on your ribbon cable? ...

Which wires are twisted on your ribbon cable?

Usually Amiga floppy cables only have 4-6 twisted to get the correct LED behaviour and the drive select is chosen by the jumpers in your ascii art....
Forum: support.Hardware 05 December 2017, 22:05
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By Jope
If you mount the drive on the card, you should...

If you mount the drive on the card, you should have the black support rod that goes across the computer from the front to the card slot brackets. However you can probably manage without, if you don't...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 December 2017, 21:27
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By Jope
It's a U shaped clip with some insulating plastic...

It's a U shaped clip with some insulating plastic on one side. It is attached to the lower edge of the AmigaBUS slot on the left side of the A500, clips around the A500's plastic case, touching the...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 December 2017, 21:06
Replies: 7
Views: 224
Posted By Jope
Yep. It would be best if it was some kind of...

Yep. It would be best if it was some kind of stiff plastic, similar to a slim plastic binder or something. The OHP transparency mentioned before would not be robust enough in reality.

The spacer...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 December 2017, 20:49
Replies: 37
Views: 5,964
Posted By Jope
Definitely use use a keycap puller. Save the big...

Definitely use use a keycap puller. Save the big keys for last and then try to lever them out at the most shallow angle you can.

Let's wrap up the keyboard discussion for now, it is rather...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 December 2017, 18:46
Replies: 1,666
Views: 195,796
Posted By Jope
In a Von Neumann architecture, code and data...

In a Von Neumann architecture, code and data share the same memory space. So you just write stuff into memory before or after it has been executed. The CPU's program counter ticks on relentlessly and...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 December 2017, 18:30
Replies: 37
Views: 5,964
Posted By Jope
I'd say it feels a bit like a stiff rubber dome...

I'd say it feels a bit like a stiff rubber dome keyboard instead of a cherry mx blue. Then again if you have that PC Mitsumi you bought for the switches, try typing on it? It will feel just about...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 December 2017, 17:21
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By Jope
It is only needed to satisfy some FCC...

It is only needed to satisfy some FCC requirement. I've only ever had one ground clip included with all the A590s that went through my hands, and I actually didn't bother fitting the clip even when I...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 December 2017, 17:18
Replies: 37
Views: 5,964
Posted By Jope
Sure, even though I am rather blunt with my...

Sure, even though I am rather blunt with my opinions, I don't mean to dictate other people's life choices.

If you can't find anyone else to do it, I can as a one-off fix it for you, you pay...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 December 2017, 17:03
Replies: 1,666
Views: 195,796
Posted By Jope
It can be used for obfuscation, for a simple...

It can be used for obfuscation, for a simple example you have a NOP in the disassembly that gets modified into a real opcode a bit earlier, so when the CPU gets to that position it will never...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 December 2017, 15:01
Replies: 7
Views: 224
Posted By Jope
They are also available from shapeways for an...

They are also available from shapeways for an eyewatering price https://www.shapeways.com/product/Z5EFQKZES/daughterboard-clip-for-amiga-3000?optionId=62152461&li=more-from-shop

it has some...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 December 2017, 11:43
Replies: 19
Views: 737
Posted By Jope
.. and if you want to pay someone for the...

.. and if you want to pay someone for the kickstart roms, then just get the cheapest downloadable aforever version and use the roms + adfs + whatever from it.
Forum: support.Hardware 03 December 2017, 18:35
Replies: 37
Views: 5,964
Posted By Jope
When the belt dry rots, it stays in place and...

When the belt dry rots, it stays in place and looks fine, but the motor no longer turns the disk. Sounds like your belt needs to be replaced.

If you don't want to do the work yourself, I should be...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 December 2017, 14:18
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By Jope
If you do another setclock load after an hour,...

If you do another setclock load after an hour, will it have advanced?
Forum: Amiga scene 02 December 2017, 22:25
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By Jope
Gopher was still going strong in 1994. :-)

Gopher was still going strong in 1994. :-)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 December 2017, 17:50
Replies: 1,666
Views: 195,796
Posted By Jope
Depends on your signal path. If you have an Indi...

Depends on your signal path. If you have an Indi AGA Mk2 via DVI, you should not see any artifacts. If you have a more analogue signal path, then it will depend on your TFT's resolution and at what...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 December 2017, 12:26
Replies: 1
Views: 113
Posted By Jope
No 12V needed.

No 12V needed.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 November 2017, 21:08
Replies: 1,666
Views: 195,796
Posted By Jope
It works better when animated. Also the C64's...

It works better when animated. Also the C64's hires mode helps a lot, I just took the first example I could find.

Here's the same going upwards in hires:
http://jope.fi/subpix/a.png...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 November 2017, 20:50
Replies: 1,666
Views: 195,796
Posted By Jope
I'm afraid I can't think of an Amiga production...

I'm afraid I can't think of an Amiga production that does this now.. It looks real nice on a CRT and also works with a TFT that doesn't do frame rate mangling. It is quite dependent on getting every...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 November 2017, 20:24
Replies: 1,666
Views: 195,796
Posted By Jope
I updated my post, should have posted a new one I...

I updated my post, should have posted a new one I guess. The pictures should explain to you what "subpixel" means in this case. Basically just scaling artifacts. The same effect works on an Amiga.
...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 November 2017, 19:37
Replies: 1,666
Views: 195,796
Posted By Jope
Yep, basically when you downscale, you get...

Yep, basically when you downscale, you get artifacts and unevenness. It's this unevenness that shifts around between the frames and when the animation is updated every frame. You do more than one...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 November 2017, 08:29
Replies: 18
Views: 556
Posted By Jope
Some guys have designed 3d printable clips for...

Some guys have designed 3d printable clips for the german C64 breadbins. The new clips are glued in the middle of the original broken clips. Something similar might be possible, even though there is...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 29 November 2017, 18:18
Replies: 1,666
Views: 195,796
Posted By Jope
Another way is to downscale a picture using...

Another way is to downscale a picture using different offsets, then you can alternate between the differently downscaled pictures and the scroll register. It actually looks quite good when done in...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 29 November 2017, 13:18
Replies: 1,666
Views: 195,796
Posted By Jope
/me raises his left hand as a symbol of making...

/me raises his left hand as a symbol of making the mistake
Forum: support.Hardware 29 November 2017, 13:11
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By Jope
Please report back on your mismatched Super DMAC...

Please report back on your mismatched Super DMAC <-> Ramsey experiment once you've had a chance to try it.
Forum: support.Hardware 28 November 2017, 13:26
Replies: 12
Views: 1,474
Posted By Jope
Did you right click the winuae icon and select...

Did you right click the winuae icon and select run as administrator?
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 28 November 2017, 09:58
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By Jope
The problem here is, that something is keeping...

The problem here is, that something is keeping the ready line active, and trackdisk.device thinks each drive gets probed successfully. Try booting up with your internal drive disconnected, do you...
Forum: Hardware mods 27 November 2017, 13:09
Replies: 13
Views: 578
Posted By Jope
Seems there was a demand for this. The method has...

Seems there was a demand for this. The method has been discussed many times in writing (I've explained it a few times myself), but nothing beats a bunch of pictures.

Could you elaborate for our...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 November 2017, 09:37
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By Jope
It's one option, another is just a regular old...

It's one option, another is just a regular old buffered IDE splitter.
Forum: News 26 November 2017, 00:38
Replies: 13
Views: 1,398
Posted By Jope
Well, there are two different kinds of key stem...

Well, there are two different kinds of key stem even for the mitsumi keyboards. These keycaps would be compatible with the ones that have a recess in them. The same style is found in all wedge Amiga...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 November 2017, 14:07
Replies: 37
Views: 5,964
Posted By Jope
Looks very similar to the mechanism in the...

Looks very similar to the mechanism in the RF-332C. I always take the drive apart though, I don't want to fiddle around with threading the belt through some narrow slot. :-)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 November 2017, 16:09
Replies: 31
Views: 4,707
Posted By Jope
What kind of barbarian stores the disks with the...

What kind of barbarian stores the disks with the shutter up, though.. The label must be readable with the shutter down! :-D
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 November 2017, 15:44
Replies: 1,666
Views: 195,796
Posted By Jope
Basically it's a backport of 3.x concepts to 2.x...

Basically it's a backport of 3.x concepts to 2.x users and it has some bugfixes. In any case a 2.x user should find the latest setpatch that still runs on their machine, the one from 3.9BB2 actually...
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