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Forum: support.Hardware 24 April 2018, 18:13
Replies: 10
Views: 871
Posted By kirk_m
I'll let you know this evening when I get home,...

I'll let you know this evening when I get home, and plug my A590 into the computer with the newly arrived HC-533. Is that you, Daniel?
Forum: News 18 April 2018, 03:59
Replies: 59
Views: 11,134
Posted By kirk_m
When will more Wicher 500i cards be available for...

When will more Wicher 500i cards be available for sale?
Forum: support.Hardware 17 April 2018, 17:01
Replies: 10
Views: 871
Posted By kirk_m
Another new A500 accelerator option HC533

Saw this on eBay this morning... (also for sale on Sordan.ie):
...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 April 2018, 16:05
Replies: 1
Views: 94
Posted By kirk_m
A500 issue - floppy drive dims monitor

Hi, I have a very nice condition PAL A500, with Rev6a, all stock, with original chips and no mods done to it. The only expansion it has is a 512K trapdoor RAM expansion. It works fine, but has an...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 March 2018, 17:15
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By kirk_m
I have both options. One from Amigoun and the...

I have both options. One from Amigoun and the one in the other photos. I also have that switcher. They all work great, but, Pavel's cable looks cleaner, IMO, than the raw board from the other...
Forum: Hardware mods 28 March 2018, 16:52
Replies: 86
Views: 10,538
Posted By kirk_m
Excellent work, Hese, as usual. Hopefully, this...

Excellent work, Hese, as usual. Hopefully, this will be available for sale, as others have said, to help repair all of those battery/cap killed A4000 boards out there.
Forum: support.Hardware 16 March 2018, 05:25
Replies: 0
Views: 218
Posted By kirk_m
Mega Midget Racer (38-Special)

Hi,

Can anyone help me find the software for the 38MHz version of this card (50MHz cpu clocked at 38Mhz, 50 MHz FPU)? I have tried to use the version that is on amiga-resource.cx, but, that...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 March 2018, 05:27
Replies: 34
Views: 1,457
Posted By kirk_m
FF and HxC are pretty comparable in my experience...

FF and HxC are pretty comparable in my experience of using both.
Forum: support.Hardware 03 February 2018, 02:15
Replies: 15
Views: 2,674
Posted By kirk_m
For the A500 sidecar, the Impact Series II, HD+8,...

For the A500 sidecar, the Impact Series II, HD+8, it appears that the only setting I need to change is JP2, since my SCSI chip is the one that ends with “A.” I don’t see any other jumpers that match...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 February 2018, 00:14
Replies: 15
Views: 2,674
Posted By kirk_m
An old thread, but, does a copy of this manual in...

An old thread, but, does a copy of this manual in English exist anywhere? I have purchased a GuruROM and adapter recently, and don’t have the software or the manual for it.
Forum: support.Hardware 09 January 2018, 21:28
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By kirk_m
Messages...in the status window, I am assuming,...

Messages...in the status window, I am assuming, correct? Mostly nonsense, but, there is one message that states "low power situation, card reports it is on bus power." Then "corrected low power...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 January 2018, 16:58
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By kirk_m
Yes, I already have those filesystems there, from...

Yes, I already have those filesystems there, from when I had a RapidRoad/X-Surf-100 card in the computers I am testing it on.

And, no, KB and Mouse are not working.
Forum: support.Hardware 09 January 2018, 16:40
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By kirk_m
Thylacine

I bought one of these:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Thylacine-Zorro-USB-1-1-GBA1000-/152857327296?

Brand new construction, asked the seller if it would work with any Amiga with a Zorro slot and not...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 December 2017, 07:45
Replies: 17
Views: 791
Posted By kirk_m
Yes, I went and read through the mmulib docs...

Yes, I went and read through the mmulib docs myself, and did exactly as what you describe. The memory ranges were slightly different, though, as given by running the executable that reveals the...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 December 2017, 01:23
Replies: 17
Views: 791
Posted By kirk_m
What’s your configuration (amount of RAM) with...

What’s your configuration (amount of RAM) with this board, Wmaciv? Can you share your configuration parameters from your startup-sequence for using mmulib ?
Forum: Hardware mods 27 December 2017, 21:54
Replies: 14
Views: 974
Posted By kirk_m
Mine is removed on both my 1200s. I don't miss...

Mine is removed on both my 1200s. I don't miss it at all. I'll eventually use the opening for something, maybe the USB plugs on a rapidroad should I ever get one for the 1200s (kind of pointless,...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 December 2017, 15:43
Replies: 17
Views: 791
Posted By kirk_m
Thanks, I'll give it a try later today. As...

Thanks, I'll give it a try later today. As WMACIV had stated, without some of the memory allocated to ZII space, my HD controller (one of those IDE4Zorro cards) has awful throughput. I am lucky to...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 December 2017, 04:12
Replies: 17
Views: 791
Posted By kirk_m
Reopening this... if I want to have 2mb go into...

Reopening this... if I want to have 2mb go into ZII space, and put the remaining 30mb into the 32bit space above the ZII range, what would my ROMTAGMEM statement look like?
Forum: News 12 December 2017, 16:16
Replies: 721
Views: 131,100
Posted By kirk_m
Got mine last week. I am impressed. If the Amiga...

Got mine last week. I am impressed. If the Amiga Reloaded does indeed come to be made, and it's anywhere near as nice as this (which I am sure it will be), sign me up.
Forum: support.Hardware 29 August 2017, 22:31
Replies: 54
Views: 1,925
Posted By kirk_m
Eat a dick. Maybe you need to learn how to...

Eat a dick.

Maybe you need to learn how to read the text of these fancy things called internet auctions. With shipping, it will still cost you $20. No $10 gotek for you.
Forum: support.Hardware 29 August 2017, 02:41
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By kirk_m
8 GB CF card, 2 partitions, each 4 GB. Regular...

8 GB CF card, 2 partitions, each 4 GB. Regular old FFS. Keep in mind, this same card boots without issue on two other Amigas (3000 and 2000).
Forum: support.Hardware 29 August 2017, 02:08
Replies: 54
Views: 1,925
Posted By kirk_m
Please post a link to where one can still obtain...

Please post a link to where one can still obtain a generic Gotek for $10. Even over on Aliexpress.com, sellers are asking $20+ for a PC/Embroidery machine floppy emulator made by Gotek.

Many...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 August 2017, 01:45
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By kirk_m
ClassicWB ADV SP OS 3.9

Hi all. I'm trying to figure out why I am having problems with my install of Classic WB ADV SP on OS3.9. I installed it into WinUAE, and it works fine. I then copied everything onto a CF card that...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 August 2017, 21:30
Replies: 35
Views: 2,310
Posted By kirk_m
Indeed...do tell.

Indeed...do tell.
Forum: support.Hardware 21 August 2017, 20:21
Replies: 35
Views: 2,310
Posted By kirk_m
True, but fortunately, we don't have to deal with...

True, but fortunately, we don't have to deal with that in North America. Duties, at least. Items shipped from other countries pass through customs, and everything has to be declared on forms, but...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 August 2017, 16:48
Replies: 35
Views: 2,310
Posted By kirk_m
Probably because the Supercard is made here in...

Probably because the Supercard is made here in the USA where I live, while the Kryoflux is made/sold through a company in Europe. Faster shipping to USA from somewhere else in the USA than from...
Forum: Hardware mods 20 August 2017, 20:34
Replies: 4
Views: 1,275
Posted By kirk_m
Nice. What is the 3d printed part near the...

Nice. What is the 3d printed part near the accelerator (orange) and the other one on the left side of the case for (also orange)?
Forum: support.Hardware 20 August 2017, 19:51
Replies: 35
Views: 2,310
Posted By kirk_m
Supercard vs Kryoflux

What are the benefits and negatives of one of these flux level disk backup solutions versus the other's?
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 10 August 2017, 04:57
Replies: 25
Views: 2,497
Posted By kirk_m
I wouldn't go so far as to say the a500 doesn't...

I wouldn't go so far as to say the a500 doesn't need recapping. One of my A500s started leaking from one of the TH caps, evidenced by corrosion on a nearby component, so, it got recapped. John...
Forum: News 04 August 2017, 06:04
Replies: 639
Views: 112,447
Posted By kirk_m
I learned this the hard way, having to deal with...

I learned this the hard way, having to deal with a European reseller of Icomp to no avail. Now, when I buy Icomp products, I ONLY buy them directly from the icomp website. Then, Jens is forced to...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 July 2017, 13:20
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By kirk_m
I need the cables to be low profile to fit...

I need the cables to be low profile to fit inside a tower conversion of an A500. Those connectors are too long to use.
Forum: support.Hardware 27 July 2017, 01:01
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By kirk_m
I have tried to make these, but, have encountered...

I have tried to make these, but, have encountered a problem. I bought both a male and female DB9 IDC connector. The problem is that once I pierce the ribbon cable, the pinout gets changed. It...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 July 2017, 04:37
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By kirk_m
Mouse and joystick extension cable

Is it possible to make extender cables for the mouse and joystick by getting a DB9 male and DB9 female, both of IDC connector type, and a 9 pin ribbon cable? Then, pierce & crimp both ends (with...
Forum: Hardware mods 10 July 2017, 04:09
Replies: 119
Views: 12,753
Posted By kirk_m
I'd be down for one.

I'd be down for one.
Forum: support.Hardware 10 July 2017, 04:07
Replies: 11
Views: 1,058
Posted By kirk_m
OK, thank you. Maybe I was confusing my A500...

OK, thank you. Maybe I was confusing my A500 w/GVP sidecar with the A1200's LEDs.
Forum: support.Hardware 09 July 2017, 03:04
Replies: 11
Views: 1,058
Posted By kirk_m
How does one turn fastIDE mode on and off? ...

How does one turn fastIDE mode on and off?

Also, I have noticed that the drive activity light on the A500's case does not flash when the vampire is accessing the CF or SD cards. Is this normal? ...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 July 2017, 03:01
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By kirk_m
What are you using for SCSI support in your...

What are you using for SCSI support in your tower?

Thanks,

Kirk
Forum: support.Hardware 04 July 2017, 05:37
Replies: 11
Views: 1,058
Posted By kirk_m
Vampire 500+ V2 question

Does anyone know how many IDE devices are supported on the Vampire's IDE port? Just the single drive, or, can it do two?
Forum: support.Hardware 02 July 2017, 03:50
Replies: 0
Views: 296
Posted By kirk_m
Can't get PlipBox to work

I have an A2000 and a Plipbox I bought from an Ebay seller:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Commodore-Amiga-500-Plipbox-Parallel-Port-Ethernet-adapter-a500-/332286611852?hash=item4d5dd3518c

It works...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 June 2017, 00:29
Replies: 22
Views: 878
Posted By kirk_m
OK, to this is strange. I obtained an A500 Zorro...

OK, to this is strange. I obtained an A500 Zorro II slot adapter, and plugged the DKB into it. I tested it by booting to workbench, so, all is working properly on a 3.1 setup. I then put in 1 four...
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