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Forum: Hardware mods Yesterday, 11:01
Replies: 147
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Posted By watman
Cizar already has the prototype 560 board ;P

Cizar already has the prototype 560 board ;P
Forum: support.Hardware 14 November 2018, 10:58
Replies: 25
Views: 877
Posted By watman
For A600 the trapdoor slot is not for the 8MB...

For A600 the trapdoor slot is not for the 8MB expansion! It's for 1MB Chip only - the 8MB are the ones that are put onn the processor, exactly the same way as the accelerators...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 November 2018, 15:08
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By watman
The Settlers play on bigger maps and with more...

The Settlers play on bigger maps and with more sounds, MK2 does not require swapping disks mid-fight for Fatalities... Not sure if there was anything else that required 1MB chip instead of 0,5+0,5......
Forum: Hardware mods 25 October 2018, 11:58
Replies: 147
Views: 9,617
Posted By watman
OK, for some reason I thought AmyITX is the A4000...

OK, for some reason I thought AmyITX is the A4000 rendition in smaller form...

And now I am totally crushed that I did not order it when the list was active! :E
Forum: Hardware mods 25 October 2018, 11:22
Replies: 147
Views: 9,617
Posted By watman
Chucky, it's designed for A500 (first, then the...

Chucky, it's designed for A500 (first, then the 060 version for A1200) - does the AmyITX have 68000 proc slot or the A1200 trapdoor edge connector?
Forum: Hardware mods 22 October 2018, 10:51
Replies: 443
Views: 76,032
Posted By watman
Hi guys! A question regarding this expansion...

Hi guys!

A question regarding this expansion - how much extra mem can it give with rev8.1A mb?
I have the 4 chips version with Gary adapter that I am using now for rev5, and would like to use it...
Forum: Hardware mods 12 October 2018, 16:45
Replies: 147
Views: 9,617
Posted By watman
The full specs are not available, as the cards...

The full specs are not available, as the cards (both 030 and 040) are WIP and the design changes quite often.
The basic idea behind the card was:
"Za?o?enia projektu:
- MC68030 CPU
- MC68882 FPU...
Forum: Hardware mods 01 October 2018, 10:11
Replies: 147
Views: 9,617
Posted By watman
It's a WIP - with ARM processor used as a...

It's a WIP - with ARM processor used as a specialized chip/interface/whatchamacallit

There will be more info once the work steps further ;]
Forum: support.Hardware 25 September 2018, 09:31
Replies: 20
Views: 1,325
Posted By watman
"Stocks: 0 pcs" You're fast, guys :D

"Stocks: 0 pcs"
You're fast, guys :D
Forum: Hardware mods 17 August 2018, 09:35
Replies: 4,059
Views: 355,749
Posted By watman
TF520? As in "plasmab's 020 accelerator for...

TF520?
As in "plasmab's 020 accelerator for A500"? :D

And as you mentioned tinkering with Kipper's A600 ram, does it mean there is TF6x0 lurking somewhere around the corner (or maybe bit farther?...
Forum: Hardware mods 16 August 2018, 08:51
Replies: 25
Views: 1,735
Posted By watman
This guy was spamming polish forums for Wicher,...

This guy was spamming polish forums for Wicher, HC533 and other cards, including DIY - seems to think that people are desperate for his money and will throw everything away just to solder (or even...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 August 2018, 13:58
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By watman
There is a way to use that Agnus in Rev6 and have...

There is a way to use that Agnus in Rev6 and have 2MB Chip - http://www.amibay.com/showthread.php?101224-Megachip-for-A500-A2000-and-CDTV-(rj1307-project-Poland)


If you're not into it, and want...
Forum: Hardware mods 06 August 2018, 11:33
Replies: 13
Views: 1,288
Posted By watman
A3000 Agnus is a rare sight, I doubt there will...

A3000 Agnus is a rare sight, I doubt there will be a lot of people wanting to buy such card/kit, a guide to modifying existing board is probably a safest bet...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 July 2018, 15:51
Replies: 57
Views: 5,387
Posted By watman
Not sure if that's sarcastic, but I asked Lukas...

Not sure if that's sarcastic, but I asked Lukas about it, here's the answer:
"I have a Z-500 and will test it with ZZ9000 at some point and update the page accordingly. I think it depends on the...
Forum: Hardware mods 13 July 2018, 09:26
Replies: 4
Views: 983
Posted By watman
superbonio is a polish Amigan, I will ask him...

superbonio is a polish Amigan, I will ask him directly on polish forum, as it seems he's not under the same nickname here ;)
Forum: support.Hardware 11 July 2018, 11:45
Replies: 57
Views: 5,387
Posted By watman
Would it work in A500 thru a sideport-to-Z2...

Would it work in A500 thru a sideport-to-Z2 adapter? :D
Forum: support.Hardware 11 July 2018, 11:41
Replies: 84
Views: 8,950
Posted By watman
cool stuff! looking forward to the 4MB (or better...

cool stuff! looking forward to the 4MB (or better yet - 8MB) version :D
Forum: Hardware mods 05 July 2018, 13:58
Replies: 443
Views: 76,032
Posted By watman
Is there a way to use this trapdoor expansion...

Is there a way to use this trapdoor expansion along with MegAChip/similar to get to full 2mb Chip + some Slow RAM in A500 (rev 5, if that matters)
Forum: Hardware mods 03 July 2018, 10:32
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By watman
Isn't effective limit of 68k CPU 11,5MB? 2 Chip +...

Isn't effective limit of 68k CPU 11,5MB? 2 Chip + 1,5 Slow/Ranger + 8Fast?
Forum: support.Hardware 12 June 2018, 10:30
Replies: 20
Views: 905
Posted By watman
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dvorak_Simplified_Ke...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dvorak_Simplified_Keyboard#Amiga

"Amiga
Amiga operating systems from the 1986 version 1.2 onward enable the user to modify the keyboard pattern by using the setmap...
Forum: Hardware mods 15 May 2018, 23:42
Replies: 443
Views: 76,032
Posted By watman
AS an owner of Mq-made board I can tell that it's...

AS an owner of Mq-made board I can tell that it's perfect, so he knows what he's talking about :)
Forum: Hardware mods 14 May 2018, 09:57
Replies: 50
Views: 6,109
Posted By watman
There is a response to that (specifically...

There is a response to that (specifically regarding A600) here: https://retrocomputing.stackexchange.com/questions/443/how-do-amiga-600-cpu-accelerators-work
Maybe that's applicable to A500 and can...
Forum: Hardware mods 09 May 2018, 22:59
Replies: 50
Views: 6,109
Posted By watman
Well, I opened Kipper2k's gerbers in KiCad, then...

Well, I opened Kipper2k's gerbers in KiCad, then in Eagle, and then my head started to hurt :D
I think I'm too stupid for PCB work ;)
I presume someone with experience could rework Kipper2k's board...
Forum: Hardware mods 09 May 2018, 15:05
Replies: 50
Views: 6,109
Posted By watman
That is a way, but I thought of using the...

That is a way, but I thought of using the sideport connection, as it has all the lines needed plus more, like OVR and INT2...
Forum: Hardware mods 08 May 2018, 23:08
Replies: 50
Views: 6,109
Posted By watman
kinda, but for the A500 sideport, so that...

kinda, but for the A500 sideport, so that everything can be external! So, making e.g.TF530 an 'ACA500+'-like

EDIT:
Advanced visualization :D https://imgur.com/4HMhCfe
Forum: Hardware mods 08 May 2018, 14:05
Replies: 50
Views: 6,109
Posted By watman
Hi! Sorry for the necropost, but I'm currently...

Hi!
Sorry for the necropost, but I'm currently searching for a pcb that would allow 'relocation' of 68k CPU slot to the sideport of A500 (CF card easier access, possibility to 'sandwich' expansions,...
Forum: Hardware mods 01 May 2018, 23:01
Replies: 8
Views: 1,034
Posted By watman
OK, a different question - I can't seem to find...

OK, a different question - I can't seem to find the pcb design moving the CPU slot to the sideport - surely, someone must have thought of it earlier, right?
Any hints?
Forum: Hardware mods 25 April 2018, 11:15
Replies: 8
Views: 1,034
Posted By watman
Thanks guys, I managed to google up the HC508...

Thanks guys, I managed to google up the HC508 without problems :)
Brainstorming time: looks like it would be possible to 'remap' "the 8MB RAM to 68000" to the sideport, leaving the IDE controller...
Forum: Hardware mods 25 April 2018, 10:09
Replies: 8
Views: 1,034
Posted By watman
Thanks! Looks interesting with ACA500+...

Thanks! Looks interesting with ACA500+ temporarily out of stock


Yup, I do realize that, not much love for that one, unfortunately...


I have the CPU slot already occupied by IDE controller...
Forum: Hardware mods 23 April 2018, 13:32
Replies: 8
Views: 1,034
Posted By watman
A500 sideport Fast RAM

Hi!

I can't seem to find any 'modern' sideport expansion for A500 that adds 8MB Fast RAM - I am aware of the ACA500/+ expansions, but I was wondering if there is anything cheaper/easier sourced or...
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