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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 February 2016, 18:45
Replies: 35
Views: 2,921
Posted By Mounty
Agreed. It doesn't even have a favicon which is...

Agreed. It doesn't even have a favicon which is very unusual these days.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 February 2016, 20:13
Replies: 33
Views: 2,135
Posted By Mounty
Nice looking game - reminds me of Llamatron! ...

Nice looking game - reminds me of Llamatron!

Hope it inspires someone to create something similar!



You need to track down the guys who worked on Turrican...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 February 2016, 19:58
Replies: 3,714
Views: 487,712
Posted By Mounty
I fired up Logical this afternoon very addictive!...

I fired up Logical this afternoon very addictive! Gave me a break from Battle for Middle Earth 2 on the laptop!
Forum: MarketPlace 01 September 2015, 18:16
Replies: 6
Views: 1,442
Posted By Mounty
Just don't spill anything on it Nobby and you'll...

Just don't spill anything on it Nobby and you'll be fine!
Forum: MarketPlace 21 August 2015, 00:22
Replies: 6
Views: 1,442
Posted By Mounty
No it isn't! Sorry! Registering with eBid...

No it isn't! Sorry!

Registering with eBid takes less than five minutes and it's fun!

(He he these marketing classes are really paying off). ;)
Forum: MarketPlace 20 August 2015, 15:59
Replies: 6
Views: 1,442
Posted By Mounty
MOUSE ADAPTER MADNESS! Less than half price PS/2 mouse adapters!

To celebrate the re-opening of our eBid store we are releasing 50 top quality PS/2 mouse adapters for less than half price. We have been selling these for a long time from our eBay store for 13.49...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 August 2015, 13:59
Replies: 12
Views: 1,829
Posted By Mounty
It is intuitive that games like Streetfighter II...

It is intuitive that games like Streetfighter II would be problematic due to latency, but I was thinking of turn-based puzzle or strategy games.

Maybe there is no demand for Internet play, and...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 August 2015, 07:15
Replies: 12
Views: 1,829
Posted By Mounty
Not very sporting of them! ...

Not very sporting of them!



Interesting. Do you have a link to that software?
Forum: Amiga scene 14 August 2015, 22:30
Replies: 12
Views: 1,829
Posted By Mounty
Great! Let's get some tournaments organised!...

Great!

Let's get some tournaments organised!



Maybe it's time for someone to take a fresh look at it.

I for one would love to be able to get a bit of retro online multiplayer action,...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 August 2015, 22:19
Replies: 12
Views: 1,829
Posted By Mounty
Play Amiga games online multiplayer - has it/can it be done

How hard would it be to come up with a system of playing Amiga multiplayer games online?

In a similar way to the Checkers game etc built into Windows.

Wouldn't it be great to be able to play...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 August 2015, 15:18
Replies: 114
Views: 8,106
Posted By Mounty
Of course. That is obvious. Push a low quality...

Of course. That is obvious. Push a low quality item hard and it's more likely to fail than a high quality item.

Myself, I don't really want to get involved with high current PSUs.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 August 2015, 14:46
Replies: 114
Views: 8,106
Posted By Mounty
These are not the droids you are looking for... ...

These are not the droids you are looking for...

Er AHEM! Sorry..

I was studying the schematics last night and I reckon I could put a C64 power supply together for less than 10 quid. Probably...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 August 2015, 21:32
Replies: 114
Views: 8,106
Posted By Mounty
There are a lot of people using ATX power...

There are a lot of people using ATX power supplies with their Amigas. They are the people to listen to. What are they saying? Do their experiences agree with Jen's statement?

It is very important...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 August 2015, 20:13
Replies: 114
Views: 8,106
Posted By Mounty
Not just 5 volts. Also 12 volts and minus...

Not just 5 volts.

Also 12 volts and minus 12 volts.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 August 2015, 17:35
Replies: 114
Views: 8,106
Posted By Mounty
I'd say that's a fair assessment. Very...

I'd say that's a fair assessment.



Very cheap.



I'm afraid I won't be catering for heavy loaders.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 August 2015, 09:52
Replies: 114
Views: 8,106
Posted By Mounty
Not true. Read back through the thread and...

Not true.

Read back through the thread and you will see that on several occasions I have been encouraged to develop an improved C64 PSU.

JUST FOR CLARIFICATION - GUYS, DO YOU NEED ME TO DEVELOP...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 August 2015, 21:42
Replies: 114
Views: 8,106
Posted By Mounty
I doubt very much that only one person wants mass...

I doubt very much that only one person wants mass produced prices.



I know you didn't ask, but I felt like giving it anyway. Alright?



If there is one already available why is everone...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 August 2015, 12:26
Replies: 114
Views: 8,106
Posted By Mounty
Another reason could be that small developers are...

Another reason could be that small developers are reluctant to take the chance of people coming after them looking for easy "compo".

I am fully aware of all regulatory obligations regarding power...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 August 2015, 09:09
Replies: 114
Views: 8,106
Posted By Mounty
Well that's killed the idea stone dead, and this...

Well that's killed the idea stone dead, and this highlights the retro accessory developer's biggest problem.

Everyone wants to pay "mass-produced" prices. A Chinese factory could make a million...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 August 2015, 22:32
Replies: 114
Views: 8,106
Posted By Mounty
Don't tell me, the CD32 power supplies were badly...

Don't tell me, the CD32 power supplies were badly designed as well!! :guru
Forum: MarketPlace 11 August 2015, 22:29
Replies: 7
Views: 896
Posted By Mounty
Do you want a RMB fix or normal USB one?

Do you want a RMB fix or normal USB one?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 August 2015, 22:00
Replies: 114
Views: 8,106
Posted By Mounty
Thanks. That obviously confirms there is a common...

Thanks. That obviously confirms there is a common fault with these power supplies.

Hard to believe that Commodore would make such a bad job of them.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 August 2015, 18:32
Replies: 114
Views: 8,106
Posted By Mounty
Wow that doesn't sound good. How much would you...

Wow that doesn't sound good. How much would you expect to pay for a decent replacement?

The answer you give will probably determine whether it is worth doing or not.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 August 2015, 17:38
Replies: 114
Views: 8,106
Posted By Mounty
Was was so bad about it?

Was was so bad about it?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 August 2015, 12:14
Replies: 114
Views: 8,106
Posted By Mounty
Nothing is exact in electronics. There is always...

Nothing is exact in electronics. There is always a tolerance.

The Amiga will accept a few mV either side of 5V. A decent regulator will take care of that.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 August 2015, 10:40
Replies: 114
Views: 8,106
Posted By Mounty
Maybe there wasn't much of a demand for a C64...

Maybe there wasn't much of a demand for a C64 PSU. That would put most developers off.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 August 2015, 00:21
Replies: 114
Views: 8,106
Posted By Mounty
Even if you could find a round plug with properly...

Even if you could find a round plug with properly aligned pins, the body of the plug would prevent the connectors from mating properly.

For those who can use a soldering iron, with a little...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 August 2015, 23:56
Replies: 114
Views: 8,106
Posted By Mounty
Yes, but that's because there's nothing much else...

Yes, but that's because there's nothing much else out there.



Thanks.



That's the idea. But we may have to be flexible regarding connectors.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 August 2015, 23:41
Replies: 114
Views: 8,106
Posted By Mounty
Yes, but most weren't. As usual, I'm not...

Yes, but most weren't.

As usual, I'm not going to bust a gut trying to appeal to absolutely everyone.

Most people will suffice. ;)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 August 2015, 23:26
Replies: 114
Views: 8,106
Posted By Mounty
Nbody is suggesting you "kill" a good one. The...

Nbody is suggesting you "kill" a good one. The idea is you take a cable from a faulty psu.



I'm not sure I want to create a super-powerful psu. You can go down the ATX PSU route if you want...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 August 2015, 23:08
Replies: 114
Views: 8,106
Posted By Mounty
Two seconds to find them and another two seconds...

Two seconds to find them and another two seconds to reject them.
That is not a place where developers buy components. It is for the general public who just buy one or two units. If that turned out...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 August 2015, 22:31
Replies: 114
Views: 8,106
Posted By Mounty
I may have a supplier for this connector, but if...

I may have a supplier for this connector, but if that does not happen, then the buyer would need to transfer the cable from his broken psu.

I think everyone expects that anyway. It's widely known...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 August 2015, 21:43
Replies: 114
Views: 8,106
Posted By Mounty
Square? I thought the C64 used a round connector....

Square? I thought the C64 used a round connector.

You're right though, it doesn't look practical to build in C64 compatability.
Forum: MarketPlace 10 August 2015, 21:26
Replies: 7
Views: 896
Posted By Mounty
I have two USB (PS/2 compatable) mouse adapters....

I have two USB (PS/2 compatable) mouse adapters. They are not the RMB fix type. I think what's wrong with these, I burned the fw with the wrong fuse settings. So it's a desoldering job or in-circuit...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 August 2015, 21:12
Replies: 114
Views: 8,106
Posted By Mounty
Fair enough if the audio needs it, it has to be...

Fair enough if the audio needs it, it has to be there, no question.

I'll look into C64 compatability. Shouldn't think that will be a biggy. Unless it needs minus 5v..
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 August 2015, 14:10
Replies: 114
Views: 8,106
Posted By Mounty
About 100mA. I wouldn't use a LM7915CT the...

About 100mA.

I wouldn't use a LM7915CT the losses would be too high. Instead I would use a MC34063ABN-based circuit.

It's the gubbins that makes all the difference, you'd be suprised what a few...
Forum: MarketPlace 10 August 2015, 13:23
Replies: 7
Views: 896
Posted By Mounty
Hese got the second one. I have some more,...

Hese got the second one.

I have some more, details later.
Forum: MarketPlace 10 August 2015, 13:03
Replies: 7
Views: 896
Posted By Mounty
Yep, Bastich has got it. Wait a minute...I...

Yep, Bastich has got it.

Wait a minute...I have some more goodies in my box...

I've got another one! Exactly the same problem! I can't even remember doing this....

PM me (not Bastich though,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 August 2015, 12:59
Replies: 114
Views: 8,106
Posted By Mounty
Developing a new A500/1200/600 power supply. -12V needed?

Hi,

I am in the early stages of developing a new power supply for the A1200/A500/A600.

Instead of going for the multi-box/adapter approach, I am developing a single-box solution.

I am...
Forum: MarketPlace 10 August 2015, 12:36
Replies: 7
Views: 896
Posted By Mounty
Free to good home - rmb fix usb mouse adapter

Every now and again I make a "cock-up" and end up having to throw what should be a nice retro toy into the reject bin.

That's a waste so I'm not going to do that any more. Instead I am going to...
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