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Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 October 2018, 06:02
Replies: 5
Views: 881
Posted By UberFreak
Last time I checked (a year or so ago) there were...

Last time I checked (a year or so ago) there were demo installs on whddownload.com that were missing on the EAB file server (can't remember exactly which atm).
Is it complete now?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 October 2018, 02:50
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By UberFreak
dd writes raw input data to the output device, so...

dd writes raw input data to the output device, so with this command you're basically writing the gzip file itself to the CF card, starting from sector 0.

What does the gz file contain?
Forum: Amiga scene 26 September 2018, 20:14
Replies: 197
Views: 9,089
Posted By UberFreak
Conspiracy theories about garage people stealing...

Conspiracy theories about garage people stealing your data in an Amiga forum!
I thought I've seen it all :)

I hoped that once the a.org forum reopened all the trolls will go back there, but...
Forum: News 18 September 2018, 19:03
Replies: 209
Views: 18,720
Posted By UberFreak
So, they admit its a manufacturing defect but...

So, they admit its a manufacturing defect but don't offer to replace the item?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 September 2018, 00:42
Replies: 25
Views: 1,781
Posted By UberFreak
Not just Amiga specific, but I missed out on a...

Not just Amiga specific, but I missed out on a free huge computer/console collection because I was not quick enough. TWICE.
Lost sleep and grew grey hairs because of it...

I regret that when...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 August 2018, 15:20
Replies: 36
Views: 1,400
Posted By UberFreak
alexh: I have many tapes (VHS and audio)...

alexh:

I have many tapes (VHS and audio) from the early 80's that still play fine today, with minimal or no dropouts.
Many of my C64 floppy disks from the mid 80's also work fine without errors....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 August 2018, 15:13
Replies: 36
Views: 1,400
Posted By UberFreak
I still have all my (pre)recorded tapes, starting...

I still have all my (pre)recorded tapes, starting from age 10 up until I stopped recording...
Also have a few tape decks and walkmans, so I'm set for years to come.
My car has a cassette player...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 July 2018, 16:02
Replies: 147
Views: 7,759
Posted By UberFreak
So, you registered to an Amiga forum just to...

So, you registered to an Amiga forum just to troll on your first post? :)

I worked in a few companies that did editing and subtitling in the 90's, I only saw Amigas and PCs, no Macs.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 June 2018, 19:09
Replies: 58
Views: 3,545
Posted By UberFreak
Nothing like CRT for these old machines.

Nothing like CRT for these old machines.
Forum: Amiga scene 23 May 2018, 14:33
Replies: 78
Views: 4,550
Posted By UberFreak
I started visiting flea-markets regularly during...

I started visiting flea-markets regularly during the 90's, when 70's/80's machines were plentiful and dirt cheap.
Also had been lucky to be given lots of stuff during the years, through people I...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 May 2018, 14:29
Replies: 78
Views: 4,550
Posted By UberFreak
I'm not really into arcades, although I do want...

I'm not really into arcades, although I do want to own one or two original cabinets.
Maybe someday, when I have a bigger apartment.
Forum: Amiga scene 21 May 2018, 20:36
Replies: 78
Views: 4,550
Posted By UberFreak
It might work for you, but I dont enjoy...

It might work for you, but I dont enjoy emulation, of any platform.
If I can't use the original hardware, I'd rather not do anything.

As for space, I currently have on a single desk (with a few...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 May 2018, 18:20
Replies: 78
Views: 4,550
Posted By UberFreak
I have multiple models connected at any given...

I have multiple models connected at any given time, they've been running stable for years while my PCs break down from time to time...

I'm not worried, I have enough Amiga HW spares to last my...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 May 2018, 21:30
Replies: 78
Views: 4,550
Posted By UberFreak
To me, the entire point of this hobby is to use...

To me, the entire point of this hobby is to use the original hardware.
WinUAE is great for setting up drives, which is the only thing I use it for.
Forum: Amiga scene 19 May 2018, 18:08
Replies: 202
Views: 28,218
Posted By UberFreak
Seems like my wish was granted! StarStruck...

Seems like my wish was granted!
StarStruck final version for Amiga was released last month :)

That comparison video is even more irrelevant now.
Forum: Amiga scene 01 May 2018, 19:19
Replies: 17
Views: 1,354
Posted By UberFreak
Similarities between Windows1.0 and Workbench1.0?...

Similarities between Windows1.0 and Workbench1.0?
What are you guys smoking :)

From Wiki:
"Windows 1.0 is not a complete operating system; rather, it extends MS-DOS."
"Windows 1.0 does not...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 April 2018, 17:02
Replies: 65
Views: 2,866
Posted By UberFreak
Real HW only, not just for Amiga.

Real HW only, not just for Amiga.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 April 2018, 01:50
Replies: 57
Views: 4,089
Posted By UberFreak
Some nice demo recommendations in this thread, a...

Some nice demo recommendations in this thread, a few golden oldies I was not aware of.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 March 2018, 19:14
Replies: 44
Views: 2,300
Posted By UberFreak
What does one have to do with the other? The...

What does one have to do with the other?
The SID is a synthesizer chip, not a sample player (although it can do that).

Also, you forgot to add "in my opinion".
IMHO, nothing beats SID sound when...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 March 2018, 19:03
Replies: 44
Views: 2,300
Posted By UberFreak
Short answer: No. He's the most influential...

Short answer: No.

He's the most influential SID composer, invented multiple techniques, his original SID play routine is the stuff of legend for its time.
In my opinion, the source of his music...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 March 2018, 21:18
Replies: 202
Views: 28,218
Posted By UberFreak
That is a pointless comparison since the Amiga...

That is a pointless comparison since the Amiga version is buggy and tuned for WinUAE, not real HW (according to the demo readme file).
It doesn't run smoothly even with faster clocked 060, is...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 February 2018, 20:37
Replies: 177
Views: 6,828
Posted By UberFreak
It was an attempt to enter the business market,...

It was an attempt to enter the business market, where PC was king and had a variety of business related software.
I guess the point was that buying an Amiga + Bridgeboard was cheaper than (or equal...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 January 2018, 19:07
Replies: 46
Views: 6,061
Posted By UberFreak
I didn't know an Amiga Mafia Ring even exists! ...

I didn't know an Amiga Mafia Ring even exists!
You learn new things every day...

Seriously, this guy is talented, that wall-of-text is a work of art.
Forum: support.Demos 11 December 2017, 16:01
Replies: 7
Views: 1,268
Posted By UberFreak
Not any RTG, but one with 3D acceleration. ...

Not any RTG, but one with 3D acceleration.
Potion PPC stuff only works with a BVision card, from my experience.
Forum: support.Demos 11 December 2017, 00:36
Replies: 7
Views: 1,268
Posted By UberFreak
Since 99% of 060 demos get released in...

Since 99% of 060 demos get released in competitions, and since the 060 competition machine is always an AGA one, you'll have a really hard time finding something that works on your setup.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 23 October 2017, 16:34
Replies: 8
Views: 907
Posted By UberFreak
Its a feature of the Gotek boot-loader, has...

Its a feature of the Gotek boot-loader, has nothing to do with the Firmware.
So yes, FlashFloppy flashing will work with this method.

As for HxC, it has its own custom flasher which only supports...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 23 October 2017, 16:04
Replies: 8
Views: 907
Posted By UberFreak
Get the Gotek directly from China (via Ebay,...

Get the Gotek directly from China (via Ebay, price is under 20USD, shipped) and flash the firmware yourself.
No serial adapter needed: www.youtube.com/watch?v=yUOyZB9cro4
Forum: Amiga scene 23 October 2017, 15:57
Replies: 332
Views: 47,451
Posted By UberFreak
So there are now two versions of the HW FPU ? ...

So there are now two versions of the HW FPU ?
One full, for V4, and the other a partial implementation that works with FEMU on V2?
Forum: News 02 October 2017, 15:06
Replies: 684
Views: 223,789
Posted By UberFreak
I think at this point the Cortex firmware can...

I think at this point the Cortex firmware can retire, there's absolutely no reason to use it anymore.
Forum: News 30 September 2017, 20:05
Replies: 1,151
Views: 206,669
Posted By UberFreak
Bottom of the page says "out of stock". In any...

Bottom of the page says "out of stock".
In any case, it looks quite limited: "Supports up to 36 images on one SD Card".
Forum: News 30 September 2017, 19:01
Replies: 1,151
Views: 206,669
Posted By UberFreak
There's only one floppy-emulator device that I...

There's only one floppy-emulator device that I know of that works with the IIc (called Unisdisk) but apparently its not sold anymore.
The other solutions I found are expansion cards for the bigger...
Forum: News 30 September 2017, 16:58
Replies: 1,151
Views: 206,669
Posted By UberFreak
Hi Jeff There's a YouTube video from 2013...

Hi Jeff

There's a YouTube video from 2013 demonstrating an HxC working with an Apple IIc computer.
It mentions a special firmware and custom cable.
I couldn't find any more info, did you ever...
Forum: News 22 September 2017, 17:47
Replies: 928
Views: 121,651
Posted By UberFreak
Competition is a good thing. Just look at...

Competition is a good thing.

Just look at how many fixes and new features were added to both firmwares since FlashFloppy was first released!
Forum: News 10 September 2017, 04:14
Replies: 20
Views: 3,680
Posted By UberFreak
a1000

a1000
Forum: News 03 September 2017, 14:38
Replies: 158
Views: 34,941
Posted By UberFreak
Is this a trick question?

Is this a trick question?
Forum: support.Hardware 06 August 2017, 04:46
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By UberFreak
I would measure the voltage on the BVision...

I would measure the voltage on the BVision (measure the input of the voltage regulator).
Mine required a direct 5V feed or it wouldn't play nice.
Using the floppy connector wasn't enough, voltage...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 August 2017, 03:45
Replies: 332
Views: 47,451
Posted By UberFreak
Its not a big deal, I still have my 060 system to...

Its not a big deal, I still have my 060 system to enjoy.
When the V1200 is released, I'll decide if its worth it for me.

@dalek: you mean the PCB design or Apollo core?
In any case I think you...
Forum: support.Demos 04 August 2017, 03:41
Replies: 10
Views: 2,179
Posted By UberFreak
NovaCoder, its nowhere near as smooth on my...

NovaCoder, its nowhere near as smooth on my 060@50Mhz.
Your setup is overclocked to 80Mhz, right?
Forum: Amiga scene 04 August 2017, 03:18
Replies: 332
Views: 47,451
Posted By UberFreak
By the pace things have been progressing, looks...

By the pace things have been progressing, looks like another year wait for A1200 owners.
Hopefully by the time the V1200 gets released, the core will be 100% compatible with the 68060 so I wouldnt...
Forum: News 31 July 2017, 17:26
Replies: 928
Views: 121,651
Posted By UberFreak
Why replace the HxC firmware? At this point in...

Why replace the HxC firmware?
At this point in time it is the best, most mature and stable.

In any case, Gotek units are very cheap (20$ shipped from China), I got a few extra just for...
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