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Forum: support.Hardware Today, 12:56
Replies: 17
Views: 678
Posted By Daedalus
Pretty sure you've posted in the wrong thread...

Pretty sure you've posted in the wrong thread there TjLaZer ;)
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 21:33
Replies: 8
Views: 234
Posted By Daedalus
I wonder how much time you've spent using each of...

I wonder how much time you've spent using each of these systems? If you've spent considerable time using all three then fair enough.


Indeed, I don't know why anyone would bother with Amiga OS or...
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 17:57
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By Daedalus
Nah, don't scrap it. Replacing the DAC is well...

Nah, don't scrap it. Replacing the DAC is well withing the capabilities of many people in the UK, though I suspect the problem lies elsewhere. You'll be able to get it repaired for a lot less than a...
Forum: News Yesterday, 17:52
Replies: 300
Views: 42,288
Posted By Daedalus
Oh, don't get me wrong, I've no problem with the...

Oh, don't get me wrong, I've no problem with the plain GadTools look (and even use it in some of my own programs) on a 3.1 system - it fits right in and I'm looking forward to seeing the other...
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 14:59
Replies: 118
Views: 3,772
Posted By Daedalus
I honestly don't understand why emulation is...

I honestly don't understand why emulation is considered such a bad thing. It's already been a part of the Amiga in both hardware and software forms. For example, the 68040 and 68060 libraries...
Forum: Hardware mods Yesterday, 09:49
Replies: 145
Views: 17,275
Posted By Daedalus
Thanks guys :) I've no more available for now...

Thanks guys :) I've no more available for now (last two reserved for JimmyH and xboxown), but will be ordering parts for another batch soon.
Forum: Hardware mods 24 September 2018, 23:24
Replies: 145
Views: 17,275
Posted By Daedalus
Hi Jimmy, I have 1 left available in the current...

Hi Jimmy, I have 1 left available in the current batch, though more will be built at a later date. Shipping to Sweden is £9.50.
Forum: support.Hardware 24 September 2018, 17:20
Replies: 1
Views: 98
Posted By Daedalus
It could also easily be the floppy drive itself...

It could also easily be the floppy drive itself having suffered a short. The safest option would be to try another floppy drive (maybe borrow one from someone nearby if you don't have another one)....
Forum: support.Hardware 24 September 2018, 13:53
Replies: 3
Views: 98
Posted By Daedalus
Yeah, that looks like a PC floppy drive modified...

Yeah, that looks like a PC floppy drive modified for Amiga use (one of the pins in question there is for the diskchange signal). It might be hard-wired to respond to a different ID, which would...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 September 2018, 12:18
Replies: 3
Views: 98
Posted By Daedalus
I suspect so, possibly like the Escom Amiga 1200s...

I suspect so, possibly like the Escom Amiga 1200s that were fitted with PC drives and need a slight modification to work properly. Any chance of a photo of the modification wiring and the controller...
Forum: Hardware mods 24 September 2018, 11:21
Replies: 20
Views: 457
Posted By Daedalus
You can never have too many Amigas ;) Seriously...

You can never have too many Amigas ;) Seriously though, there might be someone not too far away from you that has an A500 and would let you run it for a once-off config like that. I'm not nearby...
Forum: Hardware mods 24 September 2018, 10:45
Replies: 20
Views: 457
Posted By Daedalus
Oh, I understand the situation, don't worry, and...

Oh, I understand the situation, don't worry, and I'm sure there are many other users with the same issue. What I don't understand is why the Vampire guys decided the Indivision was not of use when...
Forum: Hardware mods 24 September 2018, 09:52
Replies: 20
Views: 457
Posted By Daedalus
And why is that? The Vampire is still under...

And why is that? The Vampire is still under development with soft cores being rolled out regularly (indeed, a new alpha version was released only yesterday). It would seem the obvious thing to do to...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 September 2018, 01:03
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By Daedalus
Yeah, they go either way round. As I said though,...

Yeah, they go either way round. As I said though, it should run without them so try and solve that issue first...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 23 September 2018, 23:16
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By Daedalus
Yep, the subpixel scrolling allows you to move at...

Yep, the subpixel scrolling allows you to move at a much more finely grained range of speeds. So even if 1 pixel per frame is too slow, maybe 2.5 pixels per frame is just right. Without the subpixel...
Forum: News 23 September 2018, 21:19
Replies: 300
Views: 42,288
Posted By Daedalus
Ooh, it's like a lo-fi version of the 3.9 prefs...

Ooh, it's like a lo-fi version of the 3.9 prefs ;) Excellent that that functionality is coming back to 3.1 though!
Forum: Hardware mods 23 September 2018, 21:17
Replies: 20
Views: 457
Posted By Daedalus
Right. Anyway. Is it not already available? The...

Right. Anyway. Is it not already available? The register maps for most Individual stuff is on the Wiki.
Forum: Hardware mods 23 September 2018, 21:04
Replies: 20
Views: 457
Posted By Daedalus
Indeed it's not, but you've completely missed the...

Indeed it's not, but you've completely missed the point. The question shouldn't be about moving the Indivision registers at all (which AFAIK remain unchanged for nearly a decade), but about moving...
Forum: Hardware mods 23 September 2018, 20:37
Replies: 20
Views: 457
Posted By Daedalus
If it occurred when RTG was added, then surely...

If it occurred when RTG was added, then surely it's a question for those who added the RTG?
Forum: support.Hardware 23 September 2018, 19:32
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By Daedalus
Well, first off they're capacitors. They're both...

Well, first off they're capacitors. They're both 220nF ceramic types, and they're just decoupling so in reality the board should work just fine without them. It's rare, but it does happen...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 23 September 2018, 12:16
Replies: 10
Views: 234
Posted By Daedalus
There can be issues with memory corruption when...

There can be issues with memory corruption when shapes are too large. Try loading a smaller shape for Level1 and see if that helps. If so, you can perhaps load it in chunks, or else use LoadBitmap to...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 September 2018, 12:10
Replies: 8
Views: 197
Posted By Daedalus
It looks like it's a universal (3.3V or 5V) PCI...

It looks like it's a universal (3.3V or 5V) PCI card, but it's hard to tell from that photo. It also looks like a stock photo so it might not be of the actual listed item. Is there a better one? If...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 September 2018, 14:12
Replies: 17
Views: 539
Posted By Daedalus
Frontier: Elite 2 Cannon Fodder Sensible...

Frontier: Elite 2
Cannon Fodder
Sensible Soccer
Forum: Amiga scene 21 September 2018, 21:33
Replies: 64
Views: 4,345
Posted By Daedalus
I could be wrong, but I think (and really hope)...

I could be wrong, but I think (and really hope) he was joking about sending money...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 September 2018, 21:32
Replies: 64
Views: 4,345
Posted By Daedalus
He appears to have moved his official company web...

He appears to have moved his official company web presence to Twitter :p Will be interesting to see the whole new round of incomprehensible rants and mass banning that results...
Forum: Hardware mods 21 September 2018, 10:01
Replies: 145
Views: 17,275
Posted By Daedalus
:laughing No problem. The cost is £35 plus...

:laughing No problem. The cost is £35 plus shipping to Canada, which is currently £10.50. I'll PM you with the details.
Forum: support.Apps 21 September 2018, 09:44
Replies: 8
Views: 248
Posted By Daedalus
Do you mean a text menu in a Shell window? I...

Do you mean a text menu in a Shell window? I remember some coverdisks doing just that. Or, at least achieving that effect in a simple fashion:

Echo "Please choose an option and press enter:"
Echo...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 September 2018, 22:05
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By Daedalus
Does it sound like the disk is spinning? Could be...

Does it sound like the disk is spinning? Could be drive failure, could be a machine or cable fault. Could be as simple as dirty disk heads. Are you sure the disk works? Try a head cleaner disk if you...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 September 2018, 22:02
Replies: 26
Views: 874
Posted By Daedalus
Hmmm, it's quite different here then. Earthing...

Hmmm, it's quite different here then. Earthing has been mandatory for many decades, an not just for all electrical outlets, but all metal pipework and water fittings. And outlets and switches aren't...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 September 2018, 14:58
Replies: 26
Views: 874
Posted By Daedalus
Yep, the rule is more or less the same in the UK...

Yep, the rule is more or less the same in the UK and Ireland - any device with metal parts that could potentially through a fault become live, must have those parts earthed. If the PSU can...
Forum: support.Apps 20 September 2018, 14:19
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By Daedalus
Yep, or VinCED.

Yep, or VinCED.
Forum: OT - Technical 20 September 2018, 12:26
Replies: 48
Views: 1,114
Posted By Daedalus
You started a thread about Windows 10 in a forum...

You started a thread about Windows 10 in a forum dedicated to retrogaming. It's been moved to a more appropriate location now (Off-Topic - Technical), so it's all good.
Forum: OT - Technical 20 September 2018, 09:46
Replies: 48
Views: 1,114
Posted By Daedalus
Retrogaming?

Retrogaming?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 September 2018, 00:24
Replies: 22
Views: 597
Posted By Daedalus
Yeah, I'd also put down RTG, and when I was using...

Yeah, I'd also put down RTG, and when I was using a CRT I would run applications and Workbench in an NTSC mode to eliminate the flicker. But whenever I play a game on native screenmodes, it's PAL/50.
Forum: support.Hardware 19 September 2018, 20:33
Replies: 19
Views: 392
Posted By Daedalus
Thank you Toni!

Thank you Toni!
Forum: support.Hardware 19 September 2018, 17:13
Replies: 19
Views: 392
Posted By Daedalus
I can't find the post with a (very quick) search,...

I can't find the post with a (very quick) search, but it was a feature that wasn't intended for general use and therefore not documented. But I definitely recall Jens himself describing its function,...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 September 2018, 16:17
Replies: 19
Views: 392
Posted By Daedalus
Yeah, I got that, I was replying to his post and...

Yeah, I got that, I was replying to his post and not yours that ninja'd mine :p Sorry, it looks very confusing now...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 September 2018, 15:54
Replies: 19
Views: 392
Posted By Daedalus
@BMD No, there was definitely something...

@BMD

No, there was definitely something about it that I read a while back from Jens that concerned removing the original CPU from the motherboard and changing the jumper to supply a missing but...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 September 2018, 15:23
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By Daedalus
They're standard ceramic capacitors, sometimes...

They're standard ceramic capacitors, sometimes called MLCC (Multi-Layer Ceramic Capacitors), and available from any of the usual places. I don't even thing the values are all that critical either, on...
Forum: News 19 September 2018, 15:19
Replies: 300
Views: 42,288
Posted By Daedalus
Yep, that's my understanding of it too: 3.0...

Yep, that's my understanding of it too: 3.0 allowed the PCMCIA card to be used with RAM occupying the same space, resulting in all sorts of nastiness when using SRAM cards (instant guru). 3.1 fixed...
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