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Forum: support.Hardware 08 February 2020, 23:56
Replies: 13
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Posted By solarmon
For the Gotek as internal DF0 - make sure it is...

For the Gotek as internal DF0 - make sure it is jumpered for S0. And make sure you get the 5V/12V power orientation correct, otherwise you will fry your gotek.

What firmware are you using for the...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 February 2020, 23:12
Replies: 13
Views: 262
Posted By solarmon
Now I'm really confused as to what type of floppy...

Now I'm really confused as to what type of floppy drive (not the Gotek one) you mean . You've mentioned 'internal' and 'external' 'original' floppy drives now.

There are floppy drives that are...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 February 2020, 21:38
Replies: 13
Views: 262
Posted By solarmon
Yes, that looks possible with the adapter you...

Yes, that looks possible with the adapter you have linked to.
Forum: support.Hardware 08 February 2020, 21:25
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By solarmon
OK. One last thing before I would say Paula is...

OK. One last thing before I would say Paula is faulty for that function.

Check the trace resistance, and try directly grounding Pin 36 on Paula - does that register a RMB click in ATK?
Forum: support.Hardware 08 February 2020, 15:55
Replies: 13
Views: 262
Posted By solarmon
If you want to make the external Gotek as DF0,...

If you want to make the external Gotek as DF0, then you will need a DF0/DF1 boot selector - search for them on eBay.

Also, if you are trying to connect an internal drive to an external adpater,...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 February 2020, 13:05
Replies: 13
Views: 262
Posted By solarmon
What Amiga are you trying this on?

What Amiga are you trying this on?
Forum: support.Hardware 08 February 2020, 13:03
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By solarmon
Use Amiga Test kit to do a health check on it. ...

Use Amiga Test kit to do a health check on it.

You can also use it to test the mouse on both port 1 and 2 to make sure it is not an issue with the mouse itself or one of the ports.

With the...
Forum: support.OtherUAE 06 February 2020, 17:27
Replies: 54
Views: 6,662
Posted By solarmon
As far as I'm aware, when I last was using...

As far as I'm aware, when I last was using emulation and developing this tool, LHA is just the container the game file is in. For any UAE based emulator, you still need to provide it with a...
Forum: support.OtherUAE 06 February 2020, 17:17
Replies: 54
Views: 6,662
Posted By solarmon
No need to apologise. Your English is better than...

No need to apologise. Your English is better than my Spanish (since it is non existent!).



Ah, yes, I remember now. Retroarch p-uae core would crash when I tried it.

I need to start getting...
Forum: support.OtherUAE 06 February 2020, 15:42
Replies: 54
Views: 6,662
Posted By solarmon
The tool was initial done for the GPD XD, as that...

The tool was initial done for the GPD XD, as that is what I was using for mobile emulation at the time. Although, I don't do use any emulation at the moment since I now have a range of Amiga...
Forum: support.OtherUAE 05 February 2020, 18:54
Replies: 54
Views: 6,662
Posted By solarmon
OK. The text output still needs a lot of work on...

OK. The text output still needs a lot of work on it and cleaning up.

I will fix this particular issue in the next release.

Thank you for using the tool and for reporting the error.

If there...
Forum: support.OtherUAE 05 February 2020, 18:39
Replies: 54
Views: 6,662
Posted By solarmon
Is the error only in the text output console?...

Is the error only in the text output console? Does the actual UCG GUI itself working as expected?
Forum: support.OtherUAE 05 February 2020, 18:18
Replies: 54
Views: 6,662
Posted By solarmon
Ah yes, LHA (for WHDLoad games) - I forgot that I...

Ah yes, LHA (for WHDLoad games) - I forgot that I did added some initial support for that. :nuts

Let me check and I will get back to you.

Thanks!
Forum: support.OtherUAE 05 February 2020, 17:37
Replies: 54
Views: 6,662
Posted By solarmon
What games file type/names are you trying...

What games file type/names are you trying process?

The game files should be one of the following types:

.zip (zipped .adf file)
.adf
.hdf
.slave
Forum: support.OtherUAE 05 February 2020, 17:25
Replies: 54
Views: 6,662
Posted By solarmon
When do you get this error? Explain what you do...

When do you get this error? Explain what you do to get this error.

Are you able to start the application OK?
Forum: support.OtherUAE 05 February 2020, 15:16
Replies: 54
Views: 6,662
Posted By solarmon
What UCG version are you using?

What UCG version are you using?
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 04 February 2020, 22:20
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By solarmon
Hi. You might find this summary guide...

Hi.

You might find this summary guide useful:

https://drive.google.com/a/one-n.co.uk/file/d/1n0fq2wQXNahuhMrJH2442vAInpLeDigZ/view?usp=drivesdk
Forum: support.Hardware 04 February 2020, 22:12
Replies: 32
Views: 864
Posted By solarmon
If you can get an ADF to boot then you can use my...

If you can get an ADF to boot then you can use my floppy image to test your CF adapter and card.

https://drive.google.com/a/one-n.co.uk/file/d/1YZNaH6vhpUtB8DHYfSw1iTfdISmFE-tC/view?usp=drivesdk
...
Forum: MarketPlace 27 January 2020, 17:13
Replies: 9
Views: 792
Posted By solarmon
The DF0/DF1 adapter from AmigaKit has...

The DF0/DF1 adapter from AmigaKit has machined/turned pins for plugging in to the CIA socket (although, it uses dual blade socket for putting your CIA chip on to) . If your CIA socket is a normal...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 January 2020, 19:25
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By solarmon
Also, when you say 'motor', do you mean the motor...

Also, when you say 'motor', do you mean the motor (with the worm gear) that moves the read/write heads, or the motor that spins the fly wheel?
Forum: support.Hardware 23 January 2020, 19:20
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By solarmon
Use the working drive to boot up Amiga Test Kit...

Use the working drive to boot up Amiga Test Kit and use the drive signal test to test the suspect drive.

You can swap out the working drive with the suspect one but first disconnecting the power...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 January 2020, 18:56
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By solarmon
L1 and L2 are the inductors for the 5V and 12V...

L1 and L2 are the inductors for the 5V and 12V lines respectively.

You can make out the two traces for this on the underside of the board - see lower left of this image:
...
Forum: support.Other 23 January 2020, 11:10
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By solarmon
If you get a Gotek, you don't need to 'mount' the...

If you get a Gotek, you don't need to 'mount' the ADF, since the Gotek is a floppy disk emulator and uses the ADF file natively.

For the A500, if you want to also keep the internal disk drive, I...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 January 2020, 18:23
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By solarmon
I believe the main difference is that Rev 1.x...

I believe the main difference is that Rev 1.x boards has Gayle 01 chip, and rev 2.x boards have Gayle 02 chip.
Forum: support.Hardware 21 January 2020, 13:51
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By solarmon
Are the A600's the same or different revisions?

Are the A600's the same or different revisions?
Forum: support.Hardware 21 January 2020, 13:24
Replies: 32
Views: 864
Posted By solarmon
I assume you mean you didn't just flip the...

I assume you mean you didn't just flip the orientation of the cable/adapter, but actually rotated the IDE ribbon cable by 180 degrees. So that probably means you corrected the pin 1 to pin 1...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 January 2020, 11:52
Replies: 32
Views: 864
Posted By solarmon
The technical requirement is that pin 1 of the...

The technical requirement is that pin 1 of the IDE connector goes to pin 1 of the IDE to CF adapter, ecetera. Whatever orientation you choose doesn't matter, as long as you meet those technical...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 January 2020, 11:50
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By solarmon
No, not natively. The IPF needs to be converted...

No, not natively. The IPF needs to be converted to either ADF or HFE, which HxC and FlashFloppy both supports.

You can use the HxCFloppyEmulator software (with appropriate CAPS plugin to support...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 January 2020, 23:18
Replies: 32
Views: 864
Posted By solarmon
Not really much clearer to be honest. I...

Not really much clearer to be honest.

I think you are just going to have to get another CF card and/or adapter and see if it makes a difference.
Forum: support.Hardware 20 January 2020, 22:12
Replies: 14
Views: 549
Posted By solarmon
ATK memory test will go on forever. It is like...

ATK memory test will go on forever. It is like that so that you can do a soak test. I normally let it run up to 100 rounds for a small soak test.
Forum: support.Hardware 20 January 2020, 21:25
Replies: 32
Views: 864
Posted By solarmon
The first image it to blurry to make out the...

The first image it to blurry to make out the condition of the soldered pins. Please could you provide a closer and more clear picture of it.

Also, show how you have connected it to your A1200.
Forum: support.Hardware 20 January 2020, 21:19
Replies: 14
Views: 549
Posted By solarmon
I suggest the following test to rule a few things...

I suggest the following test to rule a few things out:

Perform an ATK memory test on the A500plus without anything attached.

If this is clean then the onboard chip memory is OK, and there is...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 January 2020, 18:42
Replies: 32
Views: 864
Posted By solarmon
Post some clear pictures of your setup and how...

Post some clear pictures of your setup and how you have everything connected.

Some CF cards, regardless of adapter, are simply not compatible. But the adapter needs to be ruled out too as they can...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 January 2020, 08:54
Replies: 14
Views: 549
Posted By solarmon
Have you tried the trapdoor memory expansions...

Have you tried the trapdoor memory expansions without the ACA500plus card?

It might be that there is some kind of incompatibility between them, so try it without the ACA500plus connected.
Forum: support.Games 20 January 2020, 08:50
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By solarmon
Congratulations if you do/can get it! I've been...

Congratulations if you do/can get it! I've been on the lookout for this game and it is not common, even the Kixx version.
Forum: support.Hardware 19 January 2020, 22:13
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By solarmon
The pictures are quite blurry and not high...

The pictures are quite blurry and not high resolution, so it is hard to tell from that.

However, if there has been excessive heat about the components for video out it might be that these have...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 January 2020, 21:55
Replies: 14
Views: 549
Posted By solarmon
What do you mean by "they all seem to be fine"? ...

What do you mean by "they all seem to be fine"?

Have you scratched away at the corrosion and re-tinned them?

They may have continuity when measuring with a multimeter but they may be marginal...
Forum: support.Games 19 January 2020, 21:51
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By solarmon
Yes, looking at the scan on HOL again, you can...

Yes, looking at the scan on HOL again, you can see the second one shows the spine crease that seems to indicates it is from a jewel case.
Forum: support.Hardware 19 January 2020, 21:09
Replies: 14
Views: 549
Posted By solarmon
The image of the battery area shows some...

The image of the battery area shows some corrosion (dark green and black patches) on various traces.

Have these been cleaned up and inspected for trace damage? If not, then that is the first thing...
Forum: support.Games 19 January 2020, 21:04
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By solarmon
Any pictures of it? The big box and Kixx...

Any pictures of it?

The big box and Kixx small box can be seen at:

http://hol.abime.net/2611/boxscan
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