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Forum: support.Hardware 18 May 2020, 22:08
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Posted By johnnybarker
Looks good.

Looks good.
Forum: support.Hardware 18 May 2020, 21:25
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Posted By johnnybarker
This is what I bought ...

This is what I bought

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32594518494.html?spm=a2g0s.12269583.0.0.40fc5764SsGVd1

They appear to be even cheaper now.

I used an "Aoyue 1257 - Air Nozzle SOP Type...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 May 2020, 19:52
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Posted By johnnybarker
Hooray it works! Thanks again grelbfarlk...

Hooray it works!

Thanks again grelbfarlk for all the hard work you did in creating/testing this mod.

Now that it is working I will admit that that I did go for the cheap RAM chips off...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 May 2020, 17:14
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Posted By johnnybarker
Thanks grelbfarlk- screen refreshed too late to...

Thanks grelbfarlk- screen refreshed too late to read your post before I replied to myself!

Fingers crossed. I am hoping that if the RAM/soldering was dodgy then it would not work at all.
Forum: support.Hardware 18 May 2020, 17:11
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Posted By johnnybarker
Oh, just reading the github again, looks like I...

Oh, just reading the github again, looks like I may need to alter the envarc harrier =1?

I know, RTFM. In the bath now so will try later.
Forum: support.Hardware 18 May 2020, 16:55
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Posted By johnnybarker
So, I "upgraded" my apocalypse today swapping the...

So, I "upgraded" my apocalypse today swapping the RAM chips with9x 48LC32M8A2 chips. It should have gone from 128mb to 256mb. However it has gone from 128mb to 128mb (Actually on 122mb in Sysinfo)....
Forum: support.Hardware 27 April 2020, 17:51
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Posted By johnnybarker
I pinched one off an old scsi hard drive. You...

I pinched one off an old scsi hard drive. You often find those wee jumpers (I don't mean the scsi id select or ide slave/master pins) on the main logic boards. Sometimes they are covered by some...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 April 2020, 22:51
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Posted By johnnybarker
PM sent to Spudje

PM sent to Spudje
Forum: support.Hardware 25 April 2020, 22:15
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Posted By johnnybarker
Hooray! I finally got my apocalypse working...

Hooray! I finally got my apocalypse working today. It was all down to the order of the cards which I never realised was such a problem until I read back through the thread. Current order which works...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 April 2020, 21:26
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Posted By johnnybarker
Hmmm. Thanks for the advice. I will look at the...

Hmmm. Thanks for the advice. I will look at the options and make a decision. Need to get it all working with 128mb first! Just trying to find time to setup a clean wb.
Forum: support.Hardware 16 April 2020, 17:59
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Posted By johnnybarker
I am going to try and give upgrading the ram my...

I am going to try and give upgrading the ram my apocalypse card to 256mb. Just looking at buying MT48LC32M8A2TG-75 chips and the prices seem to vary wildly. You can buy genuine new ones for about £5...
Forum: Hardware pics 14 April 2020, 11:21
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Views: 753
Posted By johnnybarker
I have loads of perspex kicking about from an...

I have loads of perspex kicking about from an amplifier/DAC project so I may try and look it out and see if I could make something out of it. I have to confess though, I have bit of a soft spot for...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 April 2020, 18:34
Replies: 12
Views: 447
Posted By johnnybarker
Does the Rev 6A motherboard have holes under the...

Does the Rev 6A motherboard have holes under the Agnus chip to push it out from the bottom?
Forum: support.Hardware 13 April 2020, 18:25
Replies: 18
Views: 875
Posted By johnnybarker
If you get an ATX power supply don't forget to...

If you get an ATX power supply don't forget to change the Tick jumper.
Forum: Hardware pics 13 April 2020, 16:28
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Views: 753
Posted By johnnybarker
Thanks. If any shops ever open I may spray it...

Thanks. If any shops ever open I may spray it with a bit of zinc paint to make it look a bit neater. The final finish was never my strong point though.

Hopefully bring it down to the next meet...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 April 2020, 13:48
Replies: 31
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Posted By johnnybarker
I use a Benq G2420HD which works with native...

I use a Benq G2420HD which works with native Amiga resolutions and looks very nice. Only cost £30 off ebay. I also have the Benq G2420HDBL which doesn't work on an Amiga without a scandoubler- never...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 April 2020, 16:42
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Posted By johnnybarker
My a2000 is full of them.

My a2000 is full of them.
Forum: Hardware pics 12 April 2020, 16:04
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Views: 753
Posted By johnnybarker
I bought a voodoo 3 recently but could not fit it...

I bought a voodoo 3 recently but could not fit it as I am still having some bother with it. When it arrived, it was missing an electrolytic cap, two caps were dented and one of the SMD caps was...
Forum: Hardware pics 12 April 2020, 16:03
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Views: 753
Posted By johnnybarker
Picture 9 Back to the task at hand I decided to...

Picture 9 Back to the task at hand I decided to see if the new support bracket fitted before irreversibly ruining my case.

Picture 10- I had some help with the heavy lifting.

Picture 11 It...
Forum: Hardware pics 12 April 2020, 16:00
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Views: 753
Posted By johnnybarker
A4000 Mediator in Ateo Tower

Pretty unusual time at work but I have been given a week of respite for the Easter holidays so, as some light relief, I thought I would take the time to fit a mediator board to my a4000. I decided to...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 March 2020, 07:30
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Posted By johnnybarker
I hope you are not planning on reselling them at...

I hope you are not planning on reselling them at inflated prices. It kind of goes against the spirit of this adventure...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 February 2020, 22:37
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Posted By johnnybarker
I think 64bit cards are usually backwards...

I think 64bit cards are usually backwards compatible. The Ramix card looks like it is 64bit.
Forum: support.Hardware 28 February 2020, 19:39
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Posted By johnnybarker
Thanks grelbfarlk. I was the one who just bought...

Thanks grelbfarlk. I was the one who just bought the (relatively) cheap one on ebay from Israel!

You are right, I was expecting the carrier card to be the cheaper part of the equation. At least...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 February 2020, 18:03
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Posted By johnnybarker
Thanks Tim for posting the picture. I am...

Thanks Tim for posting the picture.

I am still on the hunt for a carrier card.
Forum: support.Hardware 26 February 2020, 18:01
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By johnnybarker
Just to let you know that I had issues with my...

Just to let you know that I had issues with my DMAC with an a3660. Initially the scsi would not work after installing the card so I installed another DMAC-02 I got from Tbtorro. It worked brilliantly...
Forum: News 26 February 2020, 17:44
Replies: 69
Views: 8,916
Posted By johnnybarker
Yeah, it would seem a little selfish to complain...

Yeah, it would seem a little selfish to complain considering the position that many people are currently finding themselves.

I can wait.
Forum: support.Hardware 11 February 2020, 17:55
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By johnnybarker
I have an a4000 Rev D motherboard. The coil cell...

I have an a4000 Rev D motherboard. The coil cell adapter from Amigakit fits fine. I replaced mine about 2-3 months ago.
Forum: News 10 February 2020, 14:41
Replies: 69
Views: 8,916
Posted By johnnybarker
Great. Thanks.

Great. Thanks.
Forum: News 10 February 2020, 08:55
Replies: 69
Views: 8,916
Posted By johnnybarker
Just wondering if anyone has received their AAA...

Just wondering if anyone has received their AAA bundle yet or whether I should check with Amigakit that my order went through ok?
Forum: support.Hardware 02 February 2020, 16:12
Replies: 1
Views: 284
Posted By johnnybarker
Thought I should probably do something myself for...

Thought I should probably do something myself for a change.

Here is the pinout if anyone is interested


66077
Forum: support.Hardware 22 January 2020, 09:33
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By johnnybarker
That is a good call to check the diode. Totally...

That is a good call to check the diode. Totally forgot about that.

I did try the bootloader jumper with ubuntu (and osx 10.6.8, win xp and win 7) but I may try it again after hearing about your...
Forum: News 22 January 2020, 08:21
Replies: 69
Views: 8,916
Posted By johnnybarker
That us really good news. Thanks for the...

That us really good news. Thanks for the confirmation Amigakit!
Forum: News 21 January 2020, 12:01
Replies: 69
Views: 8,916
Posted By johnnybarker
Yeah, I took the gamble too. It won't be the...

Yeah, I took the gamble too. It won't be the worst gamble I ever took- thinking that Scotland could win the world cup in 1998 takes some beating.

I was weighing up the vampire V4 vs the a1222 and...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 January 2020, 15:28
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By johnnybarker
Have you tried a different scsi hard drive? The...

Have you tried a different scsi hard drive? The reason I ask is that I had a similar problem with a scsi2sd on my a3000 when a cd rom was connected. The problem seemed to be with the scsi2sd. Have...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 January 2020, 14:22
Replies: 175
Views: 25,710
Posted By johnnybarker
Yes, you are correct there. It is true that they...

Yes, you are correct there. It is true that they are also likely gather data about you which is provided by other people. We should perhaps also take care to watch what we say about our friends and...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 January 2020, 17:16
Replies: 175
Views: 25,710
Posted By johnnybarker
Wow, this is quite a heated discussion! I...

Wow, this is quite a heated discussion!

I think we should turn it down a little and try to step back and look at the whole picture.

Social media is simply a new way of mass communication and...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 January 2020, 22:49
Replies: 20
Views: 1,165
Posted By johnnybarker
The prices for second hand ram boards doesn't...

The prices for second hand ram boards doesn't seem to be much different to new ones. I guess it is a question of whether you prefer a new, modern solution with a warranty vs an genuine contemporary...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 January 2020, 14:40
Replies: 1
Views: 284
Posted By johnnybarker
Zorro prelude pinout

Hi,

I have a zorro II prelude card without the breakout cable. I have ordered a 15pin connector but I am wondering if anyone knows the pinout arrangement for the connector? I am planning on just...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 December 2019, 13:36
Replies: 215
Views: 31,513
Posted By johnnybarker
USB stick support! Amazing, going to download it...

USB stick support! Amazing, going to download it now!!
Forum: support.Hardware 27 December 2019, 10:18
Replies: 90
Views: 3,992
Posted By johnnybarker
Eek Hi, Just to let you know that I never had...

Hi,

Just to let you know that I never had any success with the par image files but the workbench ones worked fine. I tried using uae disc tools and winimage. Not tried ddrescue so I'll try this...
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