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Forum: Hardware mods 21 February 2019, 12:33
Replies: 13
Views: 623
Posted By Mick
The Checkmate guy needs to make some cases...

The Checkmate guy needs to make some cases specifically for Amiga 1000/4000 and maybe 3000, ideally something close to replicas. I get that he was probably trying to support the widest range of...
Forum: MarketPlace 12 February 2019, 08:41
Replies: 20
Views: 640
Posted By Mick
Yeah I get it, thanks.

Yeah I get it, thanks.
Forum: MarketPlace 12 February 2019, 00:03
Replies: 20
Views: 640
Posted By Mick
So to be absolutely sure it will never ever...

So to be absolutely sure it will never ever forget? I've ordered some (Amibay) I just want to make sure it defaults to 3.1 if there's any possibility of it forgetting after 2-3 weeks of inactivity. I...
Forum: MarketPlace 11 February 2019, 22:29
Replies: 20
Views: 640
Posted By Mick
By cold reset do you mean a temporary power off...

By cold reset do you mean a temporary power off or will it remember permanently?
Forum: support.Hardware 09 February 2019, 20:01
Replies: 9
Views: 416
Posted By Mick
I was going to recommend the centuriontech.eu...

I was going to recommend the centuriontech.eu backplates, they're quality. I doubt EMF interference is as big an issue these days so all the shielding really does is give support to the motherboard...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 January 2019, 01:40
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By Mick
I'm not exactly an expert with diagnosing Amiga...

I'm not exactly an expert with diagnosing Amiga hardware faults but on PC's a solid floppy light was usually a sign that the floppy cable was in the wrong way around, so maybe double check that. It...
Forum: Hardware mods 30 December 2018, 14:17
Replies: 16
Views: 1,931
Posted By Mick
I heard he pays really well though.... ...

I heard he pays really well though....






....in IOU's. :laughing

It would be cool though if instead of deluding himself that he's running a company by posting nonsense on Twitter and...
Forum: Hardware mods 27 December 2018, 21:53
Replies: 16
Views: 1,931
Posted By Mick
IMO it's not worth risking your Youtube channels...

IMO it's not worth risking your Youtube channels etc over him, look at his "PR" channel on Twitter it's 90% playing a victim and 10% what the prices of items he still doesn't have for sale are being...
Forum: Hardware mods 25 December 2018, 16:05
Replies: 16
Views: 1,931
Posted By Mick
The Destructive Force of Narcissistic Injury...

The Destructive Force of Narcissistic Injury (https://www.psychologytoday.com/gb/blog/the-legacy-distorted-love/201608/the-destructive-force-narcissistic-injury)
Forum: Hardware mods 23 December 2018, 20:25
Replies: 16
Views: 1,931
Posted By Mick
The Phake5 guy is a total narcissist you're best...

The Phake5 guy is a total narcissist you're best off just not giving him any opportunity to go after you with Copyright complaints and such, he probably lives just to try to make your life a misery...
Forum: News 20 December 2018, 16:55
Replies: 53
Views: 5,114
Posted By Mick
Individual Computers announce 040/060 accelerators for next year?

I just noticed this:
https://icomp.de/shop-icomp/en/33/items/id-2018-an-exciting-year-is-ending.html



Great news. :shocked:bowdown
Forum: Hardware mods 13 December 2018, 20:27
Replies: 17
Views: 1,984
Posted By Mick
Very nice craftmanship but is it fireproof? :p

Very nice craftmanship but is it fireproof? :p
Forum: News 12 December 2018, 17:04
Replies: 320
Views: 24,884
Posted By Mick
It is a bit confusing, kipper says he put on a...

It is a bit confusing, kipper says he put on a set of typewriter style keys which I read as whatever he had available at the time but in the same post he mentioned receiving sample keycaps so why not...
Forum: Hardware mods 09 December 2018, 16:29
Replies: 174
Views: 17,670
Posted By Mick
It looks like they have it almost perfectly...

It looks like they have it almost perfectly optimised, great work.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 December 2018, 11:59
Replies: 243
Views: 12,422
Posted By Mick
You can do what he did with any console, even the...

You can do what he did with any console, even the best ones that history has to offer. People can argue here about whether CD32 was good or not after taking all factors into account but it's still a...
Forum: Hardware mods 01 December 2018, 13:59
Replies: 16
Views: 1,931
Posted By Mick
Legend! Even if it's not legally possible to...

Legend!

Even if it's not legally possible to produce new cards from this then hopefully it will give iComp a nudge towards producing an ACA 060.
Forum: Hardware mods 30 November 2018, 20:57
Replies: 53
Views: 7,709
Posted By Mick
Ah ok no worries. It's just your latest article...

Ah ok no worries. It's just your latest article says you are using NOS parts so I wondered what you were using.

Does anyone know any suitable substitutes for the originals?

All I can find about...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 November 2018, 14:13
Replies: 243
Views: 12,422
Posted By Mick
I think some are missing the point of the CD32, I...

I think some are missing the point of the CD32, I don't think it was aimed at people who already had an Amiga but rather people who saw anything with a keyboard as being nerdy. Even with games...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 November 2018, 13:35
Replies: 243
Views: 12,422
Posted By Mick
I think the problem is these days people seem to...

I think the problem is these days people seem to see everything as binary with no middle ground. When I look through the CD32 games catalogue I see some pretty awesome games:

Alien Breed
Cannon...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 November 2018, 18:39
Replies: 243
Views: 12,422
Posted By Mick
I've just finished watching and having looked at...

I've just finished watching and having looked at a list of CD32 releases it's fairly obvious he has picked a bad bunch just to savage the console, the one or two games in his list that he does...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 November 2018, 18:01
Replies: 243
Views: 12,422
Posted By Mick
I used to enjoy watching AVGN but in recent years...

I used to enjoy watching AVGN but in recent years I've not payed much attention as his friends seemed to take over the channel. I don't know enough about the CD32 to comment but I'm only a few...
Forum: Hardware mods 27 November 2018, 16:48
Replies: 53
Views: 7,709
Posted By Mick
What filters...

What filters (http://wordpress.hertell.nu/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/IMG_0212.jpg) are you using for the power? they aren't mentioned in the BOM.
Forum: support.Hardware 23 October 2018, 21:42
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By Mick
Jens will probably make some more eventually if...

Jens will probably make some more eventually if he thinks the demand is there but it could be a long wait. While you're there tell him to make some 060 accelerators. :p
Forum: support.Hardware 23 October 2018, 15:00
Replies: 43
Views: 3,163
Posted By Mick
Okay thanks for the detailed response and linking...

Okay thanks for the detailed response and linking me up with this thread, I think I'll avoid them unless some can confirm. :p
Forum: Hardware mods 23 October 2018, 14:14
Replies: 174
Views: 17,670
Posted By Mick
Sorry to hijack the thread a bit but do these...

Sorry to hijack the thread a bit but do these (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/LOT-OF-3pcs-MC68EC020FG25-INTEGRATED-CIRCUIT-CASE-100-QFP-TRAYED-MAKE-MOTOROLA/283216737914) look genuine? did Motorola ever...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 October 2018, 13:12
Replies: 155
Views: 9,608
Posted By Mick
My view of the spirit of the Amiga is that of a...

My view of the spirit of the Amiga is that of a small group of creatives/engineers coming together to create something that was years ahead of its time and as a result went on to dominate the market....
Forum: News 22 October 2018, 22:04
Replies: 320
Views: 24,884
Posted By Mick
Anything that goes through customs usually ends...

Anything that goes through customs usually ends up in the hands of Royal Mail and they charge an extra "handling fee" which I believe is daylight robbery. It feels like we're punished for ordering...
Forum: Hardware mods 22 October 2018, 18:44
Replies: 10
Views: 1,120
Posted By Mick
There are a couple of A2000 PCB projects on the...

There are a couple of A2000 PCB projects on the A1K forum but nothing released yet as far as I know.
Forum: Hardware mods 20 October 2018, 19:19
Replies: 53
Views: 7,709
Posted By Mick
Alright, I just wondered if you'd had anyone...

Alright, I just wondered if you'd had anyone confirm that they work as I saw some on Ebay.
Forum: Hardware mods 20 October 2018, 14:26
Replies: 53
Views: 7,709
Posted By Mick
Have you had any feedback about your clone PCB...

Have you had any feedback about your clone PCB yet?
Forum: News 19 October 2018, 19:07
Replies: 320
Views: 24,884
Posted By Mick
I tried but it just doesn't look right due to low...

I tried but it just doesn't look right due to low resolution. I think what the app needs is the ability to export/view the final product in 1:1 scale. I would ask to see everything in proper scale...
Forum: News 19 October 2018, 16:00
Replies: 320
Views: 24,884
Posted By Mick
Add <span class='enter'>?</span> to the legend...

Add <span class='enter'>?</span> to the legend and this to custom styles:

.enter {
font-size: 36pt;
}

edit... you'll need to copy and paste the symbol because it's not showing on here,...
Forum: News 19 October 2018, 15:58
Replies: 320
Views: 24,884
Posted By Mick
Yeah I had a try with something like that but it...

Yeah I had a try with something like that but it makes the right A a pixel or so bigger, could do with like an inner outline I think?
Forum: News 19 October 2018, 15:48
Replies: 320
Views: 24,884
Posted By Mick
I've customised some of the other keys using...

I've customised some of the other keys using unicode symbols but like I said I'm not sure if they'll just laugh at the code and throw it back. I'll leave it to you guys I guess too many cooks and...
Forum: News 19 October 2018, 14:33
Replies: 320
Views: 24,884
Posted By Mick
I've managed to do Amiga keys using CSS but I'm...

I've managed to do Amiga keys using CSS but I'm not sure if it's just an abuse of their app, they say they have a parser so it should be okay? I'm trying to work out how to do the right Amiga key...
Forum: News 18 October 2018, 21:27
Replies: 320
Views: 24,884
Posted By Mick
Can they send you examples of the different sizes...

Can they send you examples of the different sizes on a key? you might be able to get a better idea.

edit...

Here is with the font changed to Arial, it seems clearer now and is a better match to...
Forum: News 18 October 2018, 21:13
Replies: 320
Views: 24,884
Posted By Mick
It looks exactly the same in JPEG. This is...

It looks exactly the same in JPEG.

This is the closest I can get it by my eyes but will it transfer to the real thing well?
Link...
Forum: News 18 October 2018, 20:07
Replies: 320
Views: 24,884
Posted By Mick
It looks like an issue with the app, if I...

It looks like an issue with the app, if I increase size by 1pt those symbols become dramatically clearer.

edit...

This is the best I can do:
Link...
Forum: News 18 October 2018, 19:12
Replies: 320
Views: 24,884
Posted By Mick
What does it look like with size 6 as default and...

What does it look like with size 6 as default and size 9 for letters? a kids toy or pretty good?

Or can you make the small stuff bold? they don't seem to stand out as much as the Amiga unless...
Forum: News 18 October 2018, 16:39
Replies: 320
Views: 24,884
Posted By Mick
So the keys kipper is sourcing are doubleshot?...

So the keys kipper is sourcing are doubleshot? why not just offer extra sets when ordering for those wanting spares or multiple colours/sets? won't that bring the bulk price down?
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