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Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 19:40
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Posted By Rotareneg
tl;dr version: Dual playfield and sprites.

tl;dr version: Dual playfield and sprites.
Forum: support.Hardware 31 July 2020, 23:52
Replies: 13
Views: 301
Posted By Rotareneg
That was a tantalum cap which are notorious for...

That was a tantalum cap which are notorious for failing shorted, as seen by how it got hot enough to melt it's own lead. I'd check voltages first, it may have damaged the power supply or other...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 July 2020, 07:55
Replies: 15
Views: 645
Posted By Rotareneg
Since you were concerned about the cable, did you...

Since you were concerned about the cable, did you try using the composite video connection instead, just to test?
Forum: support.Hardware 22 July 2020, 04:19
Replies: 15
Views: 645
Posted By Rotareneg
Try a pure red, blue, or green image. If there...

Try a pure red, blue, or green image. If there are colors besides the correct one, things aren't looking very good for the monitor. Could be the purity controls are way out of wack on the tube, or...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 July 2020, 03:56
Replies: 15
Views: 645
Posted By Rotareneg
I'd try turning the sharpness down first just to...

I'd try turning the sharpness down first just to see if it helps.
Forum: support.Hardware 14 July 2020, 08:35
Replies: 43
Views: 1,791
Posted By Rotareneg
The A600 and A500 use the same rom, you must be...

The A600 and A500 use the same rom, you must be looking at the wrong spot.
Forum: support.Hardware 12 July 2020, 22:24
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By Rotareneg
Also, those are supposed to be 22µF...

Also, those are supposed to be 22µF electrolytics, not puny little ceramic caps.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 July 2020, 22:23
Replies: 2,621
Views: 406,003
Posted By Rotareneg
The AGA chipset doesn't support 8 MB of chip ram....

The AGA chipset doesn't support 8 MB of chip ram. I'm not clear on if they originally expected the AA chips to support 8 megs or if the later AAA chips were to be drop-in replacements to allow the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 July 2020, 00:24
Replies: 2,621
Views: 406,003
Posted By Rotareneg
Just looked it up and the CM8833 has a dot pitch...

Just looked it up and the CM8833 has a dot pitch of 0.42 mm. That's approximately 677 pixels horizontal with that 14" CRT. If you account for the smaller visible area on the tube, it's even worse.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 27 June 2020, 22:45
Replies: 2,621
Views: 406,003
Posted By Rotareneg
Yeah, DRAM power off retention is typically a lot...

Yeah, DRAM power off retention is typically a lot longer than people expect, especially at low temperatures, and can even lead to security issues: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cold_boot_attack
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 June 2020, 00:52
Replies: 8
Views: 777
Posted By Rotareneg
The term "passthrough" may have been poorly...

The term "passthrough" may have been poorly chosen on my part as it doesn't literally pass an analog video signal from the Pi through the NES, but rather does so digitally by loading a simple program...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 June 2020, 20:52
Replies: 8
Views: 777
Posted By Rotareneg
Not sure why you'd want to turn your Amiga into a...

Not sure why you'd want to turn your Amiga into a video passthrough for a device that already has a video output of its own, but to each his own, I guess? :confused
Forum: support.WinUAE 15 May 2020, 20:18
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By Rotareneg
The cycle-exact overhead doesn't go away with...

The cycle-exact overhead doesn't go away with turbo on.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 May 2020, 15:52
Replies: 47
Views: 4,229
Posted By Rotareneg
And it's not like everything was actually beige...

And it's not like everything was actually beige back then, it's just that all the photos have faded to that color. For example, Space:1999 clearly could not have been as depressingly beige as this...
Forum: support.WinUAE 05 May 2020, 18:51
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By Rotareneg
The lagless vsync modes will always have some...

The lagless vsync modes will always have some tearing near the top edge of the monitor due to the way they work. You'll need to scale the image down a bit so it doesn't reach all the way to the edges...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 May 2020, 18:24
Replies: 10
Views: 713
Posted By Rotareneg
Llamatron supports both dual stick and "hold the...

Llamatron supports both dual stick and "hold the fire button to lock firing direction" modes.
Forum: Amiga scene 27 April 2020, 05:48
Replies: 90
Views: 6,407
Posted By Rotareneg
The ZX Next and Mega65 are both FPGA based, just...

The ZX Next and Mega65 are both FPGA based, just like the Vampire. The X16 at the very least uses a real 6502 CPU, although still tied to a FPGA.
Forum: Amiga scene 24 April 2020, 21:58
Replies: 90
Views: 6,407
Posted By Rotareneg
Ah, I see a slight flaw in your idea...

Ah, I see a slight flaw in your idea already...:banghead
Forum: Amiga scene 24 April 2020, 13:59
Replies: 90
Views: 6,407
Posted By Rotareneg
AKA "Just toss a few FPGAs on a board, how hard...

AKA "Just toss a few FPGAs on a board, how hard could it be?
Forum: support.Hardware 12 April 2020, 16:31
Replies: 12
Views: 829
Posted By Rotareneg
Yes, Amiga motherboards could have factory...

Yes, Amiga motherboards could have factory installed mods. Here's an example of a factory installed mod on an A1200 board: https://imgur.com/a/DW0GPda
Forum: support.Hardware 30 March 2020, 21:58
Replies: 30
Views: 2,240
Posted By Rotareneg
Check R203, located on the bottom of the PCB...

Check R203, located on the bottom of the PCB between the IDE connector and the side of the PCB, near the edge of the board.

A 0 ohm jumper on R203 tells Alice to default to NTSC, if it's...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 11 March 2020, 08:27
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By Rotareneg
The horizontal comparator is armed by ANY write...

The horizontal comparator is armed by ANY write to DATA: CPU, DMA, copper, it doesn't matter. Likewise, any write to CTL from any source disarms the comparator.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 February 2020, 20:17
Replies: 57
Views: 3,438
Posted By Rotareneg
And for a slightly more productive post: The...

And for a slightly more productive post:

The only way to get the emulated software running anywhere near the speed you're looking for is by turning on JIT mode set to fastest possible. That...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 February 2020, 20:04
Replies: 57
Views: 3,438
Posted By Rotareneg
What computer do you plan on running UAE on that...

What computer do you plan on running UAE on that you expect a chess program running on the emulated 68000 CPU to be as fast as a chess program running directly on an i9 9900K?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 February 2020, 01:13
Replies: 57
Views: 4,521
Posted By Rotareneg
Super Skidmarks used super highres sprites.

Super Skidmarks used super highres sprites.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 February 2020, 22:37
Replies: 27
Views: 1,971
Posted By Rotareneg
Dual playfield and HAM are mutually exclusive.

Dual playfield and HAM are mutually exclusive.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 February 2020, 19:44
Replies: 27
Views: 1,971
Posted By Rotareneg
I think they typically used the Copper to load...

I think they typically used the Copper to load the new palette, so it wasn't specifically CPU intensive, but unless you have some fast RAM the CPU isn't going to be doing much as there's little DMA...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 February 2020, 19:32
Replies: 27
Views: 1,971
Posted By Rotareneg
Instead of using a single 16 color palette for...

Instead of using a single 16 color palette for the whole screen, it loads a new palette for each scanline, which can help reduce HAM artifacts, depending on the image.

There is also the similar...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 January 2020, 16:20
Replies: 83
Views: 4,656
Posted By Rotareneg
No one mentioned the real reason it failed: It...

No one mentioned the real reason it failed: It used caddies. :D

The only thing I remember doing with a CDTV back when they came out was to watch a CD+G disc.
Forum: support.WinUAE 12 January 2020, 23:31
Replies: 15
Views: 1,830
Posted By Rotareneg
Checked a bit more and it depends on the clock...

Checked a bit more and it depends on the clock chip used. A3000 and A4000 used a RP5C01 which includes 104 bits of RAM, while the MSM6242B on the A2000 and A501 was just the clock. Looking at A1200...
Forum: support.WinUAE 12 January 2020, 21:42
Replies: 15
Views: 1,830
Posted By Rotareneg
Interesting, I did not know that. Looked it up...

Interesting, I did not know that. Looked it up and there was even a bit reserved for this purpose, to set the timeout value for SCSI device selection to either 128 ms or 2 seconds.
Forum: support.WinUAE 12 January 2020, 18:23
Replies: 15
Views: 1,830
Posted By Rotareneg
Since no Amiga (besides the CDTV and CD32) have...

Since no Amiga (besides the CDTV and CD32) have non-volatile memory to store such settings, that's not possible.
Forum: support.WinUAE 07 January 2020, 23:58
Replies: 14
Views: 1,740
Posted By Rotareneg
On my decidedly non-gaming oriented laptop with...

On my decidedly non-gaming oriented laptop with an i5-3230M (and the integrated Intel HD 4000 GPU) AB3D2 runs just fine, 50 fps or so.

I loaded it from floppy using the A1200 4 MB Fast RAM...
Forum: support.WinUAE 30 December 2019, 04:55
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By Rotareneg
It is related to the size of the WinUAE display:...

It is related to the size of the WinUAE display: With an 800x600 window everything is fine, but at 1024x768 the image scales differently and the HAM artifacts appear. It also seems to happen at any...
Forum: support.WinUAE 27 December 2019, 16:54
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By Rotareneg
It's an emulator hack that lets you enable far...

It's an emulator hack that lets you enable far more chip ram than a real Amiga could actually have. Can be handy if a program is system-friendly enough to not freak out because it expected to never...
Forum: support.WinUAE 27 December 2019, 16:17
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By Rotareneg
Filter overscan setting causes HAM artifacts

When rendering an overscanned HAM display, HAM artifacts are visible on the left edge if the image is cropped off by the filter overscan settings. Is this an expected result or a bug?


I was...
Forum: support.WinUAE 30 November 2019, 16:26
Replies: 19
Views: 1,274
Posted By Rotareneg
To start with, you might try just a regular...

To start with, you might try just a regular quickstart A500 config with the "1.3 ROM, ECS Agnus, 1 MB Chim RAM" option should work with one tweak on the Chipset tab to select A2024 in the Video port...
Forum: support.WinUAE 30 November 2019, 06:05
Replies: 19
Views: 1,274
Posted By Rotareneg
The A2024 did indeed come with a "driver" disk...

The A2024 did indeed come with a "driver" disk for 1.3, it's on the EAB file server. It works by loading new versions of the exec, graphics, and intuition libraries in RAM and then rebooting.
...
Forum: support.WinUAE 30 November 2019, 04:37
Replies: 42
Views: 5,873
Posted By Rotareneg
The 64 bit version of WinUAE does have JIT.

The 64 bit version of WinUAE does have JIT.
Forum: support.WinUAE 15 November 2019, 04:11
Replies: 27
Views: 2,475
Posted By Rotareneg
I'm fairly sure the person you replied to knows...

I'm fairly sure the person you replied to knows that, being that they are who you are referring to.
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