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Forum: support.Hardware 16 May 2018, 17:57
Replies: 9
Views: 244
Posted By demolition
Nah, the worst that should happen would be a...

Nah, the worst that should happen would be a blown fuse as you mentioned.
Forum: support.Hardware 16 May 2018, 15:38
Replies: 9
Views: 244
Posted By demolition
Well, I mostly meant my comment as a joke. :) ...

Well, I mostly meant my comment as a joke. :)

CRTs have quite high in-rush current which you will notice since incandescent light bulbs will often go dim briefly when the monitor is turned on,...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 May 2018, 10:17
Replies: 28
Views: 1,106
Posted By demolition
Because SR is one of my favorite demos of all...

Because SR is one of my favorite demos of all times? :)
The graphics, 3D stuff etc. is also amazing, but the sound track is what makes it stand out to me.

So Estrayk, if you decide to complete...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 May 2018, 09:21
Replies: 721
Views: 103,236
Posted By demolition
ACA500plus supports FAT filesystems natively, so...

ACA500plus supports FAT filesystems natively, so just use a regular FAT-formatted CF card, stick it in a card reader, copy the installation files on your Windows PC (since it is FAT, there is no need...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 May 2018, 09:17
Replies: 9
Views: 244
Posted By demolition
An unexpanded A500 uses about 25W, so with a HDD...

An unexpanded A500 uses about 25W, so with a HDD and a mem expansion I would expect 30-35W at the most. So with 200W you should be well covered and could probably even hook a 110V CRT monitor up to...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 May 2018, 17:39
Replies: 22
Views: 577
Posted By demolition
With caches turned off the performance is closer...

With caches turned off the performance is closer to a 7MHz 68000, but even then the speed is still >2x faster due to the 16MHz clock frequency and the 020 has other features that the 68000 does not...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 May 2018, 16:55
Replies: 22
Views: 577
Posted By demolition
It is probably not an oversight, but more of a...

It is probably not an oversight, but more of a design choice. A600 was meant to be small and cheap and making the expansion connector bigger to accomodate a full fast RAM expansion would make it...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 May 2018, 15:50
Replies: 22
Views: 577
Posted By demolition
Kipper also made slightly cheaper 4MB versions of...

Kipper also made slightly cheaper 4MB versions of those internal fast ram expansions, and I actually have one of those but I could never get it to work properly. Those internal A600 expansions are a...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 May 2018, 16:55
Replies: 721
Views: 103,236
Posted By demolition
And I think he primarily want to install software...

And I think he primarily want to install software by mounting ADF files in Workbench since lots of software is still found in ADF format. Booting from ADF images is a completely different matter and...
Forum: News 11 May 2018, 09:05
Replies: 28
Views: 1,906
Posted By demolition
I am looking forward to seeing people's own...

I am looking forward to seeing people's own 3D-printed A1200 cases when they are released. Not the kind of thing your average 3D-printer can handle. :)
Forum: support.Apps 09 May 2018, 14:47
Replies: 15
Views: 328
Posted By demolition
No, I guess he just wants the Italian keymap to...

No, I guess he just wants the Italian keymap to always be default instead of the normal English one?
Forum: support.Apps 09 May 2018, 13:28
Replies: 15
Views: 328
Posted By demolition
Yes, but I was talking about replacing the...

Yes, but I was talking about replacing the default keymap inside the KS ROM with the desired one. Then there is no need to update any floppies.
Forum: support.Apps 09 May 2018, 10:04
Replies: 15
Views: 328
Posted By demolition
I guess a more general solution would be to make...

I guess a more general solution would be to make your own custom KS with the keymap that you want? I have a Danish keymap in my KS 3.9 and I guess it should be possible to make a KS1.3 as well? That...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 May 2018, 16:09
Replies: 55
Views: 2,181
Posted By demolition
They are registered as companies?

They are registered as companies?
Forum: Amiga scene 07 May 2018, 11:37
Replies: 55
Views: 2,181
Posted By demolition
Cheers to Majsta for taking the high road and...

Cheers to Majsta for taking the high road and responding very constructively to this black hole of negativity. :great

I love the Vampire and am looking forward to seeing it grow. It's like raising...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 May 2018, 22:55
Replies: 13
Views: 515
Posted By demolition
They probably don't know whether the VGA input...

They probably don't know whether the VGA input will work with 15 kHz and it was probably never meant to support that since that is not within VGA spec. When did you last see a DVD player with VGA...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 May 2018, 08:55
Replies: 55
Views: 2,181
Posted By demolition
Forums, user reviews etc. just like you would do...

Forums, user reviews etc. just like you would do with any other product?
Forum: Amiga scene 05 May 2018, 01:44
Replies: 55
Views: 2,181
Posted By demolition
Yes, one should not get a Vampire just to run...

Yes, one should not get a Vampire just to run WHDLoad, but most people would still like to be able to run WHDLoad stuff with it. I wouldn't want to replace the Vampire with another accelerator every...
Forum: Hardware mods 04 May 2018, 16:18
Replies: 376
Views: 54,382
Posted By demolition
You could buy one of these and pull the CPU from...

You could buy one of these and pull the CPU from it: :crazy
https://icomp.de/shop-icomp/en/shop/product/ACA12xx.html
Forum: Amiga scene 04 May 2018, 14:43
Replies: 55
Views: 2,181
Posted By demolition
It is a moving target so it will never be...

It is a moving target so it will never be complete. They have always said that you should only buy it for what it can do now so it can be seen as complete as it is. It might get more features in the...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 May 2018, 13:36
Replies: 55
Views: 2,181
Posted By demolition
The Vampire doesn't as such need any specific...

The Vampire doesn't as such need any specific amount of chip mem, however you will probably get into some problems running stuff if you only have 512k chip. I'd say 1MB is minimum for a resonable...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 May 2018, 10:11
Replies: 55
Views: 2,181
Posted By demolition
I know about ApolloOS / coffin. It is the easiest...

I know about ApolloOS / coffin. It is the easiest way to get started with the Vampire. Just download the image and write it to a 32GB CF card and you're good to go with RTG, games and all the bells...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 May 2018, 09:19
Replies: 55
Views: 2,181
Posted By demolition
I don't expect the V4 will ever be available...

I don't expect the V4 will ever be available until it actually is. Like with most other retro-projects, there is no major investor behind it so the team could be hit with all sorts of problems that...
Forum: project.EAB 02 May 2018, 11:37
Replies: 14
Views: 534
Posted By demolition
Now that you mention it, I don't think I've...

Now that you mention it, I don't think I've received the regular mails from EAB in a little while either.
Forum: support.Hardware 01 May 2018, 11:43
Replies: 11
Views: 520
Posted By demolition
First of all, there is no point in installing the...

First of all, there is no point in installing the Vampire until the machine is running 100% stable without it. Go back to basics, remove all expansions, and test with a plain WB or bootable floppy...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 April 2018, 08:05
Replies: 721
Views: 103,236
Posted By demolition
I didn't notice that it was v1.1. Not sure which...

I didn't notice that it was v1.1. Not sure which version I have but it looks just like the one on the pictures. Perhaps the hole for the VGA connector in the back was added?
Forum: Amiga scene 19 April 2018, 11:53
Replies: 721
Views: 103,236
Posted By demolition
Depends on what your idea is for 'inexpensive'. I...

Depends on what your idea is for 'inexpensive'. I am using this:
http://www.plexilaser.de/shop/Acryl-Geraeuse-fuer-die-ACA500plus-Teilesatz-V11

For the quality you get, I think the price is...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 April 2018, 07:14
Replies: 21
Views: 2,181
Posted By demolition
Normally the keyboard should not be close to...

Normally the keyboard should not be close to touching anything electrical but if you have some addons which might touch the keyboard, then I would put some insulation between. I have heard about some...
Forum: News 14 April 2018, 06:41
Replies: 23
Views: 1,976
Posted By demolition
Says they will get stock in May 2018: ...

Says they will get stock in May 2018:
http://amigastore.eu/en/468-brand-new-amiga-1200-cases-from-new-molds.html

It makes little sense to start a new production right now that the project is...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 April 2018, 15:20
Replies: 63
Views: 2,311
Posted By demolition
Jens Schönfeld, the owner of Individual Computers...

Jens Schönfeld, the owner of Individual Computers (https://icomp.de/shop-icomp/en/news.html) which made the ACA620, Indivision etc.
Forum: support.Other 12 April 2018, 11:42
Replies: 12
Views: 247
Posted By demolition
It is probably either IDE or SCSI. If it is IDE,...

It is probably either IDE or SCSI. If it is IDE, then you can relatively easily connect it to a PC and create an image using Win32 Disk Imager (https://sourceforge.net/projects/win32diskimager/)....
Forum: project.ClassicWB 11 April 2018, 11:39
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By demolition
Did you change the location of iGame? You can...

Did you change the location of iGame? You can edit the menus somewhere in Settings and update the link if it is wrong for some reason.

I haven't used CWB in some time, but when I did, starting it...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 April 2018, 11:36
Replies: 67
Views: 3,266
Posted By demolition
Yes, it is very subjective whether one will be...

Yes, it is very subjective whether one will be bothered by it or not but the measurement of 290ms audio lag is not subjective so it cannot be bent in any way and it is clearly too much for me.
Forum: Amiga scene 10 April 2018, 15:48
Replies: 63
Views: 2,311
Posted By demolition
Well, it is easy to get used to mainstream...

Well, it is easy to get used to mainstream hardware being manufactured in ridiculous quantities and being easily purchasable from every local hardware outlet. The market for these things is very...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 April 2018, 14:07
Replies: 63
Views: 2,311
Posted By demolition
AFAIK, there's still being batches made of...

AFAIK, there's still being batches made of Indivision ECS. I saw them in stock not long ago and they have been sold for many years. Never heard anything about a DVI version being planned for ECS.
...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 April 2018, 13:14
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By demolition
The output from those scandoublers are not within...

The output from those scandoublers are not within VGA specs so it is a bit of a gamble whether it will work or not. While monitors may be forgiving, modern TVs are often quite picky and will only...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 April 2018, 05:59
Replies: 46
Views: 3,516
Posted By demolition
I don't think there's a clear breadbin case.....

I don't think there's a clear breadbin case.. I've only ever seen the C64C project.
Forum: Coders. System 07 April 2018, 18:07
Replies: 2,302
Views: 310,164
Posted By demolition
Seems reasonable to me that you need to use...

Seems reasonable to me that you need to use different icon.library versions depending on whether you are running WB or DOpus as the desktop since improving some stuff with DOpus could likely break...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 April 2018, 17:34
Replies: 33
Views: 726
Posted By demolition
I found that some of those converters are not...

I found that some of those converters are not stable if the supply voltage drops too much. Sporatic voltage drops will cause the microcontroller inside to reset which makes it unresponsive for a...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 April 2018, 07:04
Replies: 1,857
Views: 243,833
Posted By demolition
If you have two devices connected to the same...

If you have two devices connected to the same cable then obviously one should be master and the other slave. Some devices only work as single devices when set to master, and some even have a special...
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