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Forum: News Today, 20:17
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Posted By Akira
Use the HxC selector. The Cortex one won't...

Use the HxC selector.

The Cortex one won't run (it was terrible anyway).
Forum: Hardware mods Today, 19:59
Replies: 2,657
Views: 155,144
Posted By Akira
If the demo requires an 030, it won't run. If...

If the demo requires an 030, it won't run.
If you have any particular demo you want me to test, if I have it in the HD, I surely can put up a video.

[edit] realized Captured Dreams boots and...
Forum: Hardware mods Today, 18:48
Replies: 2,657
Views: 155,144
Posted By Akira
Yes exactly what I will try next after I get a...

Yes exactly what I will try next after I get a better shaped LED.
The best result would be though with a directional LED that points upwards towards the plastic. It should attain an effect similar...
Forum: Hardware mods Today, 18:31
Replies: 2,657
Views: 155,144
Posted By Akira
You know this method works really well, I am...

You know this method works really well, I am happy about the LED! When the LED lights fully, the drive activity LED fully lights up red. The video I posted above does not do it justice.

If I find...
Forum: Hardware mods Today, 17:58
Replies: 2,657
Views: 155,144
Posted By Akira
Dude I already linked to a video :D The...

Dude I already linked to a video :D

The bummer about this mod is that it is attached to the CF adapter, which is cumbersome. There must be a way to either do it on the riser, or even on the CD32...
Forum: Hardware mods Today, 17:45
Replies: 2,657
Views: 155,144
Posted By Akira
Runs fantastic (as long as I don't remove the...

Runs fantastic (as long as I don't remove the IDE, then, well it's psychedelic-crash land :P)



Thanks! I just finished it.

Here is a pic of where I soldered the cables:...
Forum: Hardware mods Today, 16:18
Replies: 2,657
Views: 155,144
Posted By Akira
For the record, my original idea was to connect...

For the record, my original idea was to connect at the points marked here, and I was wondering if I should remove the original LED, or if this would work at all:

https://i.imgur.com/UP92E6O.jpg
Forum: Hardware mods Today, 16:14
Replies: 2,657
Views: 155,144
Posted By Akira
Confused: so add a resistor? Or just connect it...

Confused: so add a resistor? Or just connect it to the CF adapter resistor? On your pic it seems you just wired a cable there. no resistor.
Forum: Hardware mods Today, 16:01
Replies: 2,657
Views: 155,144
Posted By Akira
So do I remove the LED from the CF adapter, or...

So do I remove the LED from the CF adapter, or can I just "piggyback" the new one on? I know I need a resistor normally this is why I asked if I have to add it, so the board has one for the included...
Forum: Hardware mods Today, 15:31
Replies: 2,657
Views: 155,144
Posted By Akira
OK no problem there, then. Another question,...

OK no problem there, then.

Another question, those who modified the LED of their CF adapter, how do you know which side is positive and which is negative on that tiny board, and did you have to...
Forum: Hardware mods Today, 15:23
Replies: 2,657
Views: 155,144
Posted By Akira
By the way on a reflashing attempt with the...

By the way on a reflashing attempt with the Raspberry, I got this error:

WARNING: gpio 22 already exported
WARNING: gpio 4 already exported
WARNING: gpio 17 already exported
WARNING: gpio 27...
Forum: support.Hardware Today, 14:30
Replies: 2
Views: 83
Posted By Akira
You can burn a copy of systest that runs on the...

You can burn a copy of systest that runs on the CD32, find it in the FTP in my Uploads folder.



This could be a multiplexer or resistor fault as solidcore says.
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion Today, 01:00
Replies: 1,007
Views: 59,074
Posted By Akira
So I can't use it for partitions in scsi.device?...

So I can't use it for partitions in scsi.device? No way at all to implement this?
I can't have just one partition (large drive), and I wanted to keep my system partition stable (hence I don't use...
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 23:35
Replies: 8
Views: 145
Posted By Akira
Well buddy, you will be lucky if you didn't ruin...

Well buddy, you will be lucky if you didn't ruin the displacement cog by doing this. This is not the way to fix things/treat electronics and you know it.

If you can't open the thing up, you can't...
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 22:07
Replies: 8
Views: 145
Posted By Akira
I don't think CDRs damaged it. I use CDRs too and...

I don't think CDRs damaged it. I use CDRs too and never had this problem.


You can't move it while it's assembled, you have to disassemble the CD32 and let the head loose. Look at this thread of...
Forum: Hardware mods Yesterday, 20:56
Replies: 2,657
Views: 155,144
Posted By Akira
Hard to tell how your specific PC keyboard has...

Hard to tell how your specific PC keyboard has mapped stuff out.
You don't have a right Windows (context) key? because that's usually Right Amiga. AltGR should be Right Alt.

[edit] here are the...
Forum: Hardware mods Yesterday, 20:43
Replies: 2,657
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Posted By Akira
Change the quit key in s:whdload.prefs to...

Change the quit key in s:whdload.prefs to something else, I like to use the key that is to the left of Z on British keyboards (<> or |\), most if not all games won't use it for other functions.
For...
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 20:33
Replies: 14
Views: 3,267
Posted By Akira
It could also be the multiplexer dealing with the...

It could also be the multiplexer dealing with the controller port.
See my thread here where I go through an issue with my joystick port 2:
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=87168

Maybe the...
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 20:32
Replies: 8
Views: 145
Posted By Akira
It could be a sign of a dying lens. Maybe you...

It could be a sign of a dying lens. Maybe you could change it, it's cheap and easy.
Forum: request.Old Rare Games Yesterday, 17:57
Replies: 26
Views: 1,015
Posted By Akira
So we're on a hunt for a full version now?...

So we're on a hunt for a full version now? Exciting :)
Forum: request.Old Rare Games Yesterday, 16:12
Replies: 26
Views: 1,015
Posted By Akira
PM the man, archiver :D

PM the man, archiver :D
Forum: News Yesterday, 15:31
Replies: 27
Views: 2,669
Posted By Akira
Welcome basman74! Thanks for making this project...

Welcome basman74! Thanks for making this project a reality.
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 15:27
Replies: 8
Views: 145
Posted By Akira
Weird that it parks there. Open it up and slide...

Weird that it parks there.
Open it up and slide the laser to the park position, and see what happens.
If the drive continuously parks the lens there there has to be an issue with your unit.
Forum: request.Old Rare Games Yesterday, 15:22
Replies: 26
Views: 1,015
Posted By Akira
That looks awesome! Reminds me of Gordian Tomb on...

That looks awesome! Reminds me of Gordian Tomb on the C64, one of my favorite games.
Forum: support.FS-UAE Yesterday, 05:24
Replies: 320
Views: 55,291
Posted By Akira
I'll have to test this, thanks Snakecoils!

I'll have to test this, thanks Snakecoils!
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 04:27
Replies: 6
Views: 129
Posted By Akira
Oh it was your post I saw, then, patrik! Hence my...

Oh it was your post I saw, then, patrik! Hence my confusion. Should have read it better :D
Forum: support.Apps Yesterday, 04:26
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By Akira
Yes, this will only work if the ADFs are DOS...

Yes, this will only work if the ADFs are DOS disks though.
I use the XFS device to mount them as virtual disks. You can mount lots of other cool things with this device too:...
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 00:05
Replies: 6
Views: 129
Posted By Akira
Well I was hoping I could get away with not...

Well I was hoping I could get away with not having to use a PIC.
Had read somewhere in these boards someone split serial off a PS/2 extender like this and I got excited, they must have been using...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 October 2017, 20:25
Replies: 427
Views: 68,931
Posted By Akira
By the way, I keep getting crashes on X-Bench...

By the way, I keep getting crashes on X-Bench whenever I change the contents of any drive. Why?

Noticed some file called "p.???" appears in xbench's TEMP folder. "?" is an illegal filename...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 16 October 2017, 20:21
Replies: 1,007
Views: 59,074
Posted By Akira
OK I am trying this setup out in WinUAE before I...

OK I am trying this setup out in WinUAE before I get to the CD32 but I am failing to run CD32Load off the HD.

I have a hard drive with 4 partitions:
HD0 - PFS3
HD1 - FFS
HD2 - FFS
HD3 - FFS
...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 October 2017, 19:49
Replies: 6
Views: 129
Posted By Akira
CD32->PS/2 keyboard adapter

Did anyone make their own PS/2 keyboard adapter for the CD32?
Is it really basically just getting a male to female PS/2 extender like this:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/252435765973
and disconnecting...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 October 2017, 19:46
Replies: 41
Views: 869
Posted By Akira
You can't really play MP3s on a 030. I have a...

You can't really play MP3s on a 030. I have a 030@50, it doesn't play shit.
You can't really browse the Internet nicely on an 030, let alone on shitty, incompatible, deprecated iBrowse.

You can...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 October 2017, 19:15
Replies: 41
Views: 869
Posted By Akira
I'm saying ALL ACCELERATORS will bring...

I'm saying ALL ACCELERATORS will bring incompatibilities. Anyone saying otherwise is delusional.
(yes I own several accelerators)
My question posed before remained unanswered: what are the OP's...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 October 2017, 18:27
Replies: 41
Views: 869
Posted By Akira
Vampire is a terrible option (for now) for...

Vampire is a terrible option (for now) for retrogaming. You are just adding trouble with incompatibilities.

Your ACA500+ is great for playing old games. Why do you even want an 030? The more you...
Forum: Hardware mods 16 October 2017, 18:21
Replies: 2,657
Views: 155,144
Posted By Akira
Can you explain why not? Especially since the...

Can you explain why not?
Especially since the card behaves differently whether I have the "drunk" firmware I once had, plasmab's new one or your 0w. If it behaved the exact same way on all, I would...
Forum: Hardware mods 16 October 2017, 18:07
Replies: 2,657
Views: 155,144
Posted By Akira
OK, tested solidcore's 0w firmware. It still...

OK, tested solidcore's 0w firmware. It still shows the same issues when IDE is disconnected. It runs even worse I think, I was unable to run Systest (gave error on executing the COPY command!) so no...
Forum: Hardware mods 16 October 2017, 17:49
Replies: 2,657
Views: 155,144
Posted By Akira
I used the magnifying glass that I have, don't...

I used the magnifying glass that I have, don't have anything better, and can't notice a thing. Unless there's some microscopic (or almost) bridge, the board looks mint.

This board is clean too,...
Forum: Hardware mods 16 October 2017, 17:07
Replies: 2,657
Views: 155,144
Posted By Akira
Yes, as I wrote, it was, this is what makes the...

Yes, as I wrote, it was, this is what makes the issue really puzzling.
The matter is, how tested was it? And is there something wrong with my board?
Someone else on Github has reported similar...
Forum: Hardware mods 16 October 2017, 17:03
Replies: 2,657
Views: 155,144
Posted By Akira
Yeah I can try, now that I have teh Raspberry...

Yeah I can try, now that I have teh Raspberry setup, it's no effort to do so!

But this firmware I tested was also proved working solid on Hinyx RAM by Stephen.

Where do I get this 0W firmware?...
Forum: Hardware mods 16 October 2017, 16:45
Replies: 2,657
Views: 155,144
Posted By Akira
Well I'm always your party pooper, so here I come...

Well I'm always your party pooper, so here I come :D

First off, the Raspberry Pi method WORKS GREAT! Thanks Stephen for saving me 30+ USD and a long wait time from China for a Xilinx flasher. The...
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