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Forum: support.Hardware 21 February 2019, 17:34
Replies: 12
Views: 329
Posted By Jope
An SD floppy emulator is totally fine, you can...

An SD floppy emulator is totally fine, you can select the kickstart disk from there and have the machine load it up.

To avoid any chicken/egg problems, better get one with an oled screen, so you...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 February 2019, 10:36
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By Jope
JP3 is for this. Pads connected horizontally =...

JP3 is for this. Pads connected horizontally = motherboard first. Pads connected vertically = trapdoor first.

Be sure to switch off your trapdoor card's switch or cut JP7A if you wish to disable...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 18 February 2019, 17:16
Replies: 2,051
Views: 302,152
Posted By Jope
Each engine was specifically built for that game....

Each engine was specifically built for that game. They share some common code, but are not interchangeable.
Forum: support.Hardware 18 February 2019, 08:23
Replies: 14
Views: 433
Posted By Jope
I just use a piece of pin header that I plug my...

I just use a piece of pin header that I plug my serial cables to, and hold it in place with one hand during flashing. :-)
Forum: support.Hardware 14 February 2019, 13:42
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By Jope
I seem to remember them always being like this....

I seem to remember them always being like this. One side goes further than the other. This depends on the input signal too, the Amiga's picture is "to the right" of the signal in any case, so the...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 February 2019, 15:30
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By Jope
If you've gotta ask, then you don't know. ...

If you've gotta ask, then you don't know.

But seriously, it's for diagnosing hardware faults in Amigas. Replace your Kickstart ROM with this and see how far the machine gets.

Probably not worth...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 February 2019, 21:01
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By Jope
Yes, a direct swap.

Yes, a direct swap.
Forum: support.Hardware 10 February 2019, 07:20
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By Jope
In that case a 1084 is a great match, if you want...

In that case a 1084 is a great match, if you want the crt experience.
Forum: support.Hardware 09 February 2019, 10:01
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By Jope
"regular" 27c400 will work in the ROM...

"regular" 27c400 will work in the ROM tower.
Forum: support.Hardware 09 February 2019, 10:01
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By Jope
What did you have in mind, if it involves non...

What did you have in mind, if it involves non PAL/NTSC screen modes?
Forum: Hardware mods 06 February 2019, 20:25
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By Jope
The Checkmate A1500 plus design takes this into...

The Checkmate A1500 plus design takes this into account.

https://www.checkmate1500plus.com/IntroductionAmiga.aspx
Forum: Hardware mods 06 February 2019, 18:47
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By Jope
No reason you wouldn't succeed. The protocol is...

No reason you wouldn't succeed. The protocol is the same.
Forum: News 06 February 2019, 09:28
Replies: 53
Views: 5,120
Posted By Jope
Well the monitor either does the Amiga's vertical...

Well the monitor either does the Amiga's vertical refresh rate without stutters or it does not. I have a few which sync to it, but will not give me a stutter free scroll, and some which are butter...
Forum: News 05 February 2019, 09:56
Replies: 53
Views: 5,120
Posted By Jope
Please help. I gave up ages ago. My...

Please help. I gave up ages ago.

My requirements: Full Amiga overscan visible in PAL progressive/laced modes. 1:1 vertical frequency with no stutters/tearing. The AGA mk1 gave me this with no...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 February 2019, 15:55
Replies: 2
Views: 98
Posted By Jope
Sounds like your hard disk is not feeling very...

Sounds like your hard disk is not feeling very well. Can you still hear it spinning up?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 January 2019, 09:27
Replies: 20
Views: 3,379
Posted By Jope
That's a good question. I seem to remember there...

That's a good question. I seem to remember there being talk that some street fighter-esque game of fisticuffs supports a modified pad's three buttons, but I don't play those games nor do I use...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 January 2019, 10:13
Replies: 23
Views: 1,246
Posted By Jope
Super Stardust out of these two, but even that...

Super Stardust out of these two, but even that somehow feels a little tedious to play. Basically I don't get the feeling of satisfaction from blasting the asteroids, I just get the feeling that it's...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 January 2019, 09:34
Replies: 20
Views: 3,379
Posted By Jope
The need for modification when used with an Amiga...

The need for modification when used with an Amiga is basically to enable that the computer can control the multiplexer inside the pad. If you do not modify, you cannot read all of the buttons, as the...
Forum: News 30 January 2019, 09:21
Replies: 321
Views: 24,997
Posted By Jope
There's no collaboration to be had with...

There's no collaboration to be had with a1200.net. Cherry MX keymounts are not compatible with Mitsumi hybrid keymounts.
Forum: Hardware pics 29 January 2019, 12:05
Replies: 19
Views: 1,011
Posted By Jope
Interesting. :-)

Interesting. :-)
Forum: support.Hardware 29 January 2019, 09:53
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By Jope
.. but as said, it's not an S-Video socket in...

.. but as said, it's not an S-Video socket in that market area.
Forum: Hardware pics 29 January 2019, 06:31
Replies: 19
Views: 1,011
Posted By Jope
Look at the scrolling in something that is...

Look at the scrolling in something that is updated every frame. The scroll text inna crack intro, or for example the pinball tables in pinball dreams. If the motion is not as fluid as with a crt,...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 January 2019, 12:46
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By Jope
Most likely it does forced deinterlace and is a...

Most likely it does forced deinterlace and is a stickler for broadcast standard refresh frequencies.. ;-)
Forum: Hardware mods 27 January 2019, 08:54
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By Jope
The machine being OCS makes no difference to the...

The machine being OCS makes no difference to the amount of RAM you can put in the C00000 area.

If it is possible to configure one bank as Chip RAM is dependent on the GARY board, does it have any...
Forum: Hardware pics 27 January 2019, 08:13
Replies: 19
Views: 1,011
Posted By Jope
Does it keep the progressive 50 frames per second...

Does it keep the progressive 50 frames per second intact?
Forum: support.Hardware 24 January 2019, 10:53
Replies: 10
Views: 691
Posted By Jope
Width and pixel clock are crucial here. Some...

Width and pixel clock are crucial here. Some monitors just cannot show every last pixel of the amiga's full overscan, you need to adjust it until the amiga's pixel boundaries fit in line with the...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 January 2019, 11:23
Replies: 378
Views: 185,358
Posted By Jope
I guess it could do with an update. With 3.1.4...

I guess it could do with an update. With 3.1.4 the scsi.device handles large drives and large maxtransfers without patches, but for interoperability reasons you ought to still set the maxtransfer to...
Forum: Hardware mods 20 January 2019, 09:04
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By Jope
You would have to lay the SCSI CF adapter on top...

You would have to lay the SCSI CF adapter on top of the motherboard behind a suitably long SCSI cable. Remember to insulate everything so that you don't get short circuits.
Forum: support.Hardware 19 January 2019, 09:22
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By Jope
That's all there is to it.

That's all there is to it.
Forum: support.Hardware 18 January 2019, 21:40
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By Jope
Only for the ones that support two internal...

Only for the ones that support two internal drives, a2000/3000/4000. The single drive models should use an untwisted cable.
Forum: support.Hardware 18 January 2019, 15:17
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By Jope
Pin 3 is supposed to be missing from the...

Pin 3 is supposed to be missing from the motherboard connector.

Try to reconnect the floppy cables, make sure that you don't miss a row of pins on either end.
Forum: support.Hardware 17 January 2019, 20:29
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By Jope
Just open the connector in the end with the...

Just open the connector in the end with the twist, undo the twist. Then instead twist wires 4-6 and crimp it back.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 15 January 2019, 09:55
Replies: 20
Views: 1,248
Posted By Jope
Are you sure the later drives don't need it? I...

Are you sure the later drives don't need it? I never verified this for myself with a newer drive. It was part of the original floppy drive spec, that the DC signal is only updated after a step.
Forum: support.Hardware 14 January 2019, 17:40
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By Jope
That really is an early one. Check here if...

That really is an early one.

Check here if any of the modifications have been done.

https://www.amigawiki.org/doku.php?id=de:service:upgrades:a2000_mainboard
Forum: support.Hardware 14 January 2019, 10:05
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By Jope
Look at all the paper labels and such? One of...

Look at all the paper labels and such? One of them may say 4.1 or 4.2 or something like that. Look at the date codes on the chips.
Forum: support.Hardware 12 January 2019, 18:07
Replies: 18
Views: 526
Posted By Jope
I have an oled display in mine, I never make any...

I have an oled display in mine, I never make any disk sets, all disks are selected ad hoc.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 11 January 2019, 13:06
Replies: 20
Views: 1,248
Posted By Jope
The more drives you have, the more fun it is when...

The more drives you have, the more fun it is when they click one after another.
Forum: Hardware mods 09 January 2019, 17:41
Replies: 74
Views: 4,722
Posted By Jope
Looking good! One suggestion: you should have...

Looking good! One suggestion: you should have copper plated vias for the two mounting tabs in the USB connector, then the mounting tabs should be properly soldered in. This is important for strain...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 January 2019, 11:26
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By Jope
If it was already used as an Amiga external...

If it was already used as an Amiga external drive, chances are that it has already been modified somewhat.
Forum: support.Hardware 07 January 2019, 13:38
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By Jope
If it is similar to the MPF-420-1, you can just...

If it is similar to the MPF-420-1, you can just check it responds to select 0 from the jumpers at the back and plug it in.
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