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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 February 2021, 03:18
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By UberFreak
As someone who owned a plastic 128D since 1986, I...

As someone who owned a plastic 128D since 1986, I can say they are a bit loud but not to the point of being louder than the monitor speaker at normal listening levels.
The PSU has a small fan...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 February 2021, 12:27
Replies: 64
Views: 1,975
Posted By UberFreak
And yet you are on a retro-oriented forum :) ...

And yet you are on a retro-oriented forum :)

I still pretty much live in the past and quite like it, don't find the present that much better (with the exception of fast Internet).
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 February 2021, 18:42
Replies: 64
Views: 1,975
Posted By UberFreak
My main usage of old computers is demo watching...

My main usage of old computers is demo watching (and some C64 programming when I have time and motivation).
I very rarely do any gaming these days, only the occasional Atari VCS session when friends...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 February 2021, 11:32
Replies: 64
Views: 1,975
Posted By UberFreak
Early Era 1 for me, especially the Atari VCS and...

Early Era 1 for me, especially the Atari VCS and C64.
FPS games put me to sleep...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 February 2021, 02:27
Replies: 56
Views: 5,409
Posted By UberFreak
Amibay prices are on par with Ebay these days,...

Amibay prices are on par with Ebay these days, you can actually get better deals on Ebay.
Still, I had no issues buying there over the years, always a good experience.
Forum: support.Hardware 03 February 2021, 14:59
Replies: 12
Views: 559
Posted By UberFreak
https://amiga.resource.cx/exp/a2mb500

https://amiga.resource.cx/exp/a2mb500
Forum: Amiga scene 12 January 2021, 19:55
Replies: 198
Views: 6,887
Posted By UberFreak
Here you go: ...

Here you go:


http://www.amibay.com/showthread.php?71144-Vampire-600-V2-Amiga-600-FPGA-accelerator-Pre-order


Price started at 90E, then raised to 120E, which was the price it sold for by...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 January 2021, 14:59
Replies: 198
Views: 6,887
Posted By UberFreak
Under 100 is doable. Dont forget the Vampire...

Under 100 is doable.
Dont forget the Vampire originally cost under 100E and then the price magically tripled itself when demand got high.
Forum: News 07 January 2021, 21:21
Replies: 24
Views: 2,631
Posted By UberFreak
I think it would be much cheaper to buy Pi0 for...

I think it would be much cheaper to buy Pi0 for all your Amigas...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 October 2020, 21:59
Replies: 48
Views: 3,040
Posted By UberFreak
As I see it, Ebay is a last resort. I didn't...

As I see it, Ebay is a last resort.
I didn't have an Amiga growing up (was a C64 guy), but when I decided I want one, I managed to find several within a few months.

What I did is scan all...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 October 2020, 14:51
Replies: 54
Views: 5,596
Posted By UberFreak
For me its the original hardware or nothing, the...

For me its the original hardware or nothing, the feelings it brings back cannot be created with emulation.
Forum: support.Hardware 04 October 2020, 18:18
Replies: 226
Views: 9,886
Posted By UberFreak
Any FPGA re-implementation of a compatible...

Any FPGA re-implementation of a compatible Motorolla CPU will be a "made up thing" by this logic, unless the FPGA code comes from Freescale (which will probably never ever happen).

Personally I...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 September 2020, 23:35
Replies: 330
Views: 24,479
Posted By UberFreak
There are videos on YT showing 060 demos recorded...

There are videos on YT showing 060 demos recorded from Vampire accelerated Amigas, you can see for yourself how much smoother they run.


As for the A500 demos you mentioned, the question should...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 August 2020, 17:47
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By UberFreak
Also check for cracked/open solder joints, this...

Also check for cracked/open solder joints, this model is notorious for them.
Forum: support.Hardware 30 August 2020, 17:41
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By UberFreak
This problem is usually due to a bad cap on the...

This problem is usually due to a bad cap on the power supply for the RGB output transistors.
If its not on the CRT neck board, then its somewhere around the Flyback.
Forum: support.Hardware 30 August 2020, 16:32
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By UberFreak
Check capacitors on the CRT neck board.

Check capacitors on the CRT neck board.
Forum: Amiga scene 26 August 2020, 16:02
Replies: 330
Views: 24,479
Posted By UberFreak
I agree. Sadly my main 060 card (CSmk1) can't...

I agree.
Sadly my main 060 card (CSmk1) can't be overclocked beyond 55Mhz and that makes the SCSI unstable, and I like my SCSI :)
Forum: Amiga scene 26 August 2020, 15:52
Replies: 330
Views: 24,479
Posted By UberFreak
That used to be the case 10+ years ago, but not...

That used to be the case 10+ years ago, but not anymore sadly.
At some point the "Competition machines" started to be overclocked, and 060 demo creators are targetting that speed.
As an example,...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 August 2020, 14:02
Replies: 330
Views: 24,479
Posted By UberFreak
Well, the early V2 boards were hand-made and cost...

Well, the early V2 boards were hand-made and cost under 100EUR.
The price then multiplied by 3 and I doubt it was all due to either FPGA price increase or assembly cost...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 August 2020, 00:19
Replies: 330
Views: 24,479
Posted By UberFreak
Try to order a V2 Vampire and let me know in 6...

Try to order a V2 Vampire and let me know in 6 months if you got it yet.
I'm on the waiting list for 9 months and know people waiting over a year.


You can buy an 060 accelerator on Ebay right...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 August 2020, 18:50
Replies: 330
Views: 24,479
Posted By UberFreak
I'd say availability, although things might...

I'd say availability, although things might change in the future.
Forum: support.Hardware 15 August 2020, 20:19
Replies: 27
Views: 930
Posted By UberFreak
Cortex firmware is known to be very buggy and has...

Cortex firmware is known to be very buggy and has not been maintained in years.
As others suggested, go with FlashFloppy instead.
Forum: Amiga scene 15 August 2020, 16:40
Replies: 11
Views: 1,039
Posted By UberFreak
Very few AGA demos (if at all) were designed to...

Very few AGA demos (if at all) were designed to run on stock A1200 since the late 90's.
I'd estimate that over 95% of AGA demos from the last 20 years were made for the 68060 CPU.
The rest mostly...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 August 2020, 23:55
Replies: 26
Views: 1,817
Posted By UberFreak
The Chinese manufacturer actually writes it as...

The Chinese manufacturer actually writes it as "GoTek".
http://www.gotekemulator.com/
Forum: support.Hardware 30 July 2020, 20:15
Replies: 20
Views: 905
Posted By UberFreak
I use an old mechanical VGA switcher with...

I use an old mechanical VGA switcher with VGA<->SCART cables.
Very cheap solution and works great for my uses.
Forum: Amiga scene 30 July 2020, 12:25
Replies: 330
Views: 24,479
Posted By UberFreak
With current Vampire V2 accelerators, the Amiga...

With current Vampire V2 accelerators, the Amiga chipset is fully functional.
It only replaces the CPU.
Forum: Amiga scene 29 July 2020, 19:21
Replies: 330
Views: 24,479
Posted By UberFreak
Vampire, but be prepared for a long wait, I'm on...

Vampire, but be prepared for a long wait, I'm on the queue for V1200 since January.
Forum: support.Hardware 04 June 2020, 02:51
Replies: 265
Views: 36,253
Posted By UberFreak
Its awesome that there are new 060 cards coming...

Its awesome that there are new 060 cards coming (Warp, TF360/1260 and ACA1260) but nobody addresses the elephant in the room...

Where will all the 060 CPUs come from?
From what I read, they are...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 June 2020, 20:52
Replies: 268
Views: 18,211
Posted By UberFreak
Nice, you completely misunderstood me. ...

Nice, you completely misunderstood me.
Nevermind...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 June 2020, 20:32
Replies: 268
Views: 18,211
Posted By UberFreak
Hmm, so say I am a moderator here, could I freely...

Hmm, so say I am a moderator here, could I freely share my personal stance on piracy if its completely different than the site rules ?
After all, I'm just stating my personal opinion.

Accept it...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 June 2020, 20:24
Replies: 268
Views: 18,211
Posted By UberFreak
Yes, but as a moderator you are representing EAB...

Yes, but as a moderator you are representing EAB and you are very vocal in defending your stance in this thread.
I'm quite sure that if no moderators were so heavily involved in the thread, it would...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 June 2020, 20:15
Replies: 268
Views: 18,211
Posted By UberFreak
As has been shown (repeatedly) in the thread, you...

As has been shown (repeatedly) in the thread, you can't legally buy OS3.9.Please explain who exactly is "losing revenue" ?
Forum: Amiga scene 02 June 2020, 20:11
Replies: 268
Views: 18,211
Posted By UberFreak
I'm not debating if its wrong or not, I'm just...

I'm not debating if its wrong or not, I'm just asking what does EAB have to do with it?
Forum: Amiga scene 02 June 2020, 19:44
Replies: 268
Views: 18,211
Posted By UberFreak
Why would anyone from EAB care what goes on in...

Why would anyone from EAB care what goes on in another site/forum ?
Are you the copyright holder?
Why are you trying to police others is completely beyond me.
Nobody is forcing anyone to buy a...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 June 2020, 16:58
Replies: 268
Views: 18,211
Posted By UberFreak
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abandonware ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abandonware

According to this definition, OS3.9 has been abandonware for years.
Forum: Amiga scene 02 June 2020, 02:06
Replies: 268
Views: 18,211
Posted By UberFreak
Copyrights should be protected and enforced by...

Copyrights should be protected and enforced by their holders, which, for example, Nintendo does all the time.
If a copyrighted work is not actively protected for a long time (which is the case with...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 May 2020, 01:39
Replies: 265
Views: 36,253
Posted By UberFreak
Very bad selection of demos for this comparison,...

Very bad selection of demos for this comparison, they barely challenge a 060@50Mhz.
I think the last demo was made for an 030 CPU.
Forum: Amiga scene 14 May 2020, 03:04
Replies: 188
Views: 15,839
Posted By UberFreak
As someone else in the thread said, it all...

As someone else in the thread said, it all depends on how you define Amiga.
Looks like its different for different people and thats fine.

For me, Amiga is the hardware, as designed by...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 March 2020, 19:18
Replies: 61
Views: 5,790
Posted By UberFreak
My A4000/060 has 144MB RAM, and my A1200 with...

My A4000/060 has 144MB RAM, and my A1200 with BPPC/060 has 256MB.
Would never go back to 030/040, don't see the point.

I have a V1200 on order and when it arrives, the BPPC will be packed away as...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 19 January 2020, 18:32
Replies: 4
Views: 1,152
Posted By UberFreak
Did you try the HF release from 2014 ? ...

Did you try the HF release from 2014 ?
https://csdb.dk/release/?id=132259
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