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Forum: support.Hardware 02 April 2014, 16:02
Replies: 7
Views: 1,323
Posted By Lockon
I went through exactly same situation. Most or...

I went through exactly same situation. Most or maybe even all stores keeping stock of ACA1232 showed zero units available for purchase; one of them told me that new production batch is not planned...
Forum: News 05 March 2014, 12:37
Replies: 674
Views: 123,810
Posted By Lockon
1) Yes. 2) No. Only 512Kb trapdoor expansions...

1) Yes.
2) No. Only 512Kb trapdoor expansions on A500s with onboard 512Kb CHIP and 8372 Agnus can be used to map it to CHIP totalling 1024Kb.
Forum: support.Hardware 17 December 2013, 00:05
Replies: 9
Views: 1,813
Posted By Lockon
That makes a lot of sense. Boards are the...

That makes a lot of sense.
Boards are the same, hence PCB provisions for complete CPU lineup (020 and 030 flavours).
Suitable FPGA core match to selected CPU, to bring down overall cost, nice. ...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 December 2013, 13:55
Replies: 9
Views: 1,813
Posted By Lockon
Thnx for tip. However, I doubt that digging in...

Thnx for tip.
However, I doubt that digging in tech specs of genuine 68K3 can explain the difference between 2 cards offered by IC. From advertised ACA1232 product specs it seems that lack of MMU...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 December 2013, 23:01
Replies: 9
Views: 1,813
Posted By Lockon
ACA1232 versions

Between ACA1232-40 with 68030 and ACA1232-40 with 68EC030, what would be major practical difference ? :nuts
I'm aware of lack of MMU in 68EC030, but does it make inferior to 'full' 68030 when...
Forum: News 11 December 2013, 13:20
Replies: 115
Views: 22,737
Posted By Lockon
@Hansel v17.2 WHDLoad brings support for...

@Hansel
v17.2 WHDLoad brings support for quitkey feature which require presence of HW instruction not provided in ACA500's onboard CPU. Let's say it puts ACA500 close to stock A1200 from HW...
Forum: Hardware pics 02 March 2013, 10:20
Replies: 16
Views: 3,152
Posted By Lockon
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Acard-AEC-7720U-SCSI-to-ID...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Acard-AEC-7720U-SCSI-to-IDE-Bridge-Adapter-Interface-Card-/261175484666?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item3ccf45a0fa

Clockport is fine with A530. It fits well even with...
Forum: Hardware pics 02 March 2013, 00:07
Replies: 16
Views: 3,152
Posted By Lockon
Of course. For bridge, this might shed some...

Of course.

For bridge, this might shed some light:
http://www.acard.com/english/fb01-product.jsp?idno_no=23&prod_no=AEC-7720U&type1_idno=6&ino=43

Dunno about price, I got used one off eBay...
Forum: Hardware pics 01 March 2013, 23:21
Replies: 16
Views: 3,152
Posted By Lockon
Perhaps you could replace HDD with some more...

Perhaps you could replace HDD with some more recent storage solution. I got rid of it few years ago by getting SCSI-to-IDE bridge, IDE-to-CF adapter and a decent CF card. That made separate power...
Forum: News 30 July 2012, 12:30
Replies: 1,644
Views: 302,224
Posted By Lockon
After reading whole threads at a1k.org about this...

After reading whole threads at a1k.org about this new A500 accelerator, I'm left in expression that it's both under- and over-estimated as a valuable A500 product. When A630 arrived, there was a lot...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 November 2011, 17:33
Replies: 7
Views: 2,722
Posted By Lockon
I remember having similar vertical refresh...

I remember having similar vertical refresh issues, but never had time or will to investigate that occurence in detail. However, I do have objections regarding image quality. I have 2 Indivisions,...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 August 2011, 01:32
Replies: 213
Views: 24,214
Posted By Lockon
Complicated equals uninterested or incapable....

Complicated equals uninterested or incapable. :nuts
Pretty convincing for someone falling short of common sense.
A500+ was a major fuc**p, but A500 pave the way, gave a chance for ECS and AGA to...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 April 2011, 15:38
Replies: 53
Views: 6,467
Posted By Lockon
Oh, yeah.. A530 is pretty cool outside, but...

Oh, yeah..

A530 is pretty cool outside, but also needs some magic to cram everthing inside.
Forum: support.Hardware 14 April 2011, 01:59
Replies: 53
Views: 6,467
Posted By Lockon
Nice findings for 1) My OS3.9 uses 8 colors,...

Nice findings for 1)
My OS3.9 uses 8 colors, just tested 16 colors, results for chipram are 0,6-0,7 MByte/s.
Test with 4 and 2 colors showed no increase in chipram performance when compared to 8...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 April 2011, 16:15
Replies: 151
Views: 27,919
Posted By Lockon
I can agree with most if not at all you said, but...

I can agree with most if not at all you said, but in order to stay fair, you have to value most of 'survived' A500 users and Jens equally.

Yes, A530 is one of holy grails for A500 crowd, heck I'm...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 April 2011, 22:51
Replies: 151
Views: 27,919
Posted By Lockon
Check the A1K thread...my German isn't exactly...

Check the A1K thread...my German isn't exactly fit for grammar school, but somehow I fail to see 020 in recent discussions...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 April 2011, 17:37
Replies: 151
Views: 27,919
Posted By Lockon
What about IDE, care to share something, :) ...

What about IDE, care to share something, :)
Regarding VBR, yes, Quit can be problem, but I remember quite few I ones I tagged for personal WHDLOAD collection asked for 68020 or higher. Some of them...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 April 2011, 14:51
Replies: 151
Views: 27,919
Posted By Lockon
So, something called A520 is, in fact, an adapter...

So, something called A520 is, in fact, an adapter including 68000 clocked at 14 or even 21MHz, accompanied with KS1.3 autobooting IDE and clockport, but no onboard kickflash capability. For 030 power...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 April 2011, 12:51
Replies: 53
Views: 6,467
Posted By Lockon
@Damion It's bit off topic, but now when we...

@Damion
It's bit off topic, but now when we have at least 2 working A530 setups, can you also measure SCSI transfer speed ? I get 1Mbyte (1080KByte precisely) reported by SysInfo and few other...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 April 2011, 11:23
Replies: 53
Views: 6,467
Posted By Lockon
Well said. I just removed my additional 1Meg...

Well said.

I just removed my additional 1Meg CHIP RAM form trapdoor and run 'bustest' again.
Access times and bandwidth figures are still consistent, even in case of test being executed using...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 April 2011, 23:25
Replies: 53
Views: 6,467
Posted By Lockon
It's a trapdoor expansion, too. Kinda no name, I...

It's a trapdoor expansion, too. Kinda no name, I guess...no TM or brand silkscreen usually associated with it. Not sure about slow Chip RAM :confused
If you have A500 and A502, without motherboard...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 April 2011, 01:15
Replies: 53
Views: 6,467
Posted By Lockon
You tested running @ 50Mhz ? Your FASTRAM...

You tested running @ 50Mhz ?
Your FASTRAM performs some 27% better than my system which is clocked at 40MHz, nothing strange here really.

But then, CHIPRAM tests really puzzles...

I took some...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 February 2011, 20:48
Replies: 53
Views: 6,467
Posted By Lockon
Here goes mine... Your A530 is still clocked at...

Here goes mine...
Your A530 is still clocked at 50Mhz ?
Forum: support.Hardware 26 February 2011, 20:47
Replies: 53
Views: 6,467
Posted By Lockon
Only 209 ? LOL...seriously, that's really...

Only 209 ?

LOL...seriously, that's really amazing.
10% isn't so bad if we rule out eventual specific HW issue bound only to your A530 unit.
This accelerator design, inspite high reputation...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 February 2011, 11:51
Replies: 53
Views: 6,467
Posted By Lockon
Sorry, I misstyped, Kickstart 3.1, OS 3.9. ...

Sorry, I misstyped, Kickstart 3.1, OS 3.9.
Transfer speed from various benchmark programs report a bit over 1MB/s.
That is valid for current Sandisk 2GB CF and was also same for previous Seagate...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 February 2011, 23:19
Replies: 53
Views: 6,467
Posted By Lockon
I got some results... Lotus III - slowdown...

I got some results...

Lotus III - slowdown confirmed
Pang - no slowdown
Rick 1 - no graphic issues
242 - fluid, no graphics issues
9 fingers - fluid, some graphics glitches, less than 10% of...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 February 2011, 12:42
Replies: 53
Views: 6,467
Posted By Lockon
In order to rule out HD access completely, you...

In order to rule out HD access completely, you should edit WHDLoad tooltypes in order to include 'PRELOAD' option. That will end up with disk image/files being read right at the slave init, so you...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 February 2011, 12:57
Replies: 53
Views: 6,467
Posted By Lockon
Yes, I have A530, that's why I guessed I could be...

Yes, I have A530, that's why I guessed I could be helpful...
Please, send a PM with list of affected WHDLOAD games/demos.
My setup is currently disabled due relocation, but I think I could run some...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 February 2011, 22:43
Replies: 53
Views: 6,467
Posted By Lockon
Post some more specs on your A500 (MB revision,...

Post some more specs on your A500 (MB revision, Kick, Workbench, gvpscsi.device, WHDLoad version); startup-sequence/user startup listing. That's only for SW side. If there's still enough room for...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 February 2011, 11:01
Replies: 2
Views: 1,438
Posted By Lockon
Take a look at this close-up, that's my A500+...

Take a look at this close-up, that's my A500+ with clockport.

http://www.amiga.org/forums/album.php?albumid=58&pictureid=308

Port#0 is port closer to Denise, when clockport is installed into...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 February 2011, 11:57
Replies: 5
Views: 1,434
Posted By Lockon
If you want to have IDE available under KS1.3...

If you want to have IDE available under KS1.3 while still short of burning skill/support, I'd recommend getting that patched scsi.device and BIND onto a floppy disk. You might be able to boot off...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 February 2011, 21:45
Replies: 21
Views: 3,918
Posted By Lockon
MC68000 is key component of AGM-88A HARM (High...

MC68000 is key component of AGM-88A HARM (High Speed Anti Radiation Missile), weapon designed to take out land and naval based radars. Manufacturer, Texas Instruments, used 68K to triangulate source...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 03 February 2011, 23:33
Replies: 2
Views: 2,293
Posted By Lockon
For errors like "NMI AUTOVECTOR s7c at s9A6EEA...

For errors like "NMI AUTOVECTOR s7c at s9A6EEA resload s3CF2"....

Open and edit S:WhdLoad.prefs file in order to include NOAUTOVEC (maybe it's already there, but set inactive/commented with ';'....
Forum: News 27 January 2011, 22:49
Replies: 2,926
Views: 537,769
Posted By Lockon
Try F-16 Falcon or F/A-18 Interceptor...that...

Try F-16 Falcon or F/A-18 Interceptor...that should make a difference.
Forum: News 27 January 2011, 12:56
Replies: 2,926
Views: 537,769
Posted By Lockon
4.5 ?

4.5 ?
Forum: News 23 January 2011, 23:12
Replies: 2,926
Views: 537,769
Posted By Lockon
Well said about A500 legacy, but I didn't felt...

Well said about A500 legacy, but I didn't felt same hostile guard. Most of those people are Amiga users, perhaps few of them are more active on forum and being using less dominant Amiga models like...
Forum: News 23 January 2011, 15:09
Replies: 2,926
Views: 537,769
Posted By Lockon
Is there any particular reason why 68030 is ruled...

Is there any particular reason why 68030 is ruled out in favor of 68020 in eventual acc. design for A500 ?
I'm sure your design would outclass any so far known A500 68020 solution in both...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 January 2011, 00:16
Replies: 16
Views: 2,693
Posted By Lockon
:) You just had a very tough luck to stumble...

:)

You just had a very tough luck to stumble uppon 2 hardcore HW addicts and one more wannabe rookie in close trail formation.
But consider that as royal privilege.

Guys are wondering if your...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 January 2011, 23:41
Replies: 16
Views: 2,693
Posted By Lockon
Correct. Earlier revisions, Rev3 (buggy) and...

Correct.
Earlier revisions, Rev3 (buggy) and Rev5 miss that JP7A jumper pad which was introduced with Rev6a.

I had similar issues with Roctec RAM expansion (also 2 adapter boards) which had...
Forum: News 13 January 2011, 23:27
Replies: 18
Views: 3,961
Posted By Lockon
Yes, ANAIIS deserve far better spotlight. ...

Yes, ANAIIS deserve far better spotlight.

Poseidon is, without any doubt, covering far more USB devices, but that's something usual for software being developed over a prolongued time frame. I...
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