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Forum: News 14 March 2021, 19:31
Replies: 666
Views: 132,846
Posted By IanP
Incompatible as the thread title suggests...

Incompatible as the thread title suggests Kipper2k's keyboard uses cherry MX compatible keycaps and the a1200.net keycaps only fit the original Mitsumi keyboards used on most Amigas.
Forum: Hardware mods 01 March 2021, 02:49
Replies: 23
Views: 4,831
Posted By IanP
Claude is experimenting with capturing and...

Claude is experimenting with capturing and display of the Amiga native digital video from Denise using a Cypress fx2lp microcontroller board to Pi USB. Only doing 3 bit RGB initially...
Forum: Hardware mods 07 February 2021, 01:04
Replies: 78
Views: 7,220
Posted By IanP
I suspect the number of people that would want...

I suspect the number of people that would want that option are very small. The Vampire accelerators currently target the most common Amiga models (A500, A600 and A1200) that lack other RTG options....
Forum: Hardware mods 02 February 2021, 01:13
Replies: 78
Views: 7,220
Posted By IanP
New Buffee (ARM 68K Emulator) Accelerator In Development

Renee Cousins AKA Nonarkitten is developing a new open source accelerator with a 68000 DIP chip profile based on the Octavo OSD335x-SM ARM system on a chip running a new "PJIT" bare metal 68030...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 December 2020, 11:45
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By IanP
That pretty much rules out a problem with the...

That pretty much rules out a problem with the keyboard then. Hopefully it just needs some rework on the soldering of the connector or controller or an easy and inexpensive repair. Good luck.
Forum: Hardware mods 25 December 2020, 02:41
Replies: 4
Views: 1,262
Posted By IanP
I'd forgotten that an attempt was made to decap...

I'd forgotten that an attempt was made to decap and reverse engineer Alice. I downloaded what appear to be original commodore Alice schematics recently I think I got them from another FPGA github...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 December 2020, 02:44
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By IanP
It's not the CIA as it's getting keyboard codes...

It's not the CIA as it's getting keyboard codes from the controller. The issue(s) is(/are) either between the keyboard controller and the keyboard socket or with the components of the keyboard. Try...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 December 2020, 15:27
Replies: 9
Views: 652
Posted By IanP
I suspect the buffer/transceiver ICs on the...

I suspect the buffer/transceiver ICs on the controller ports may be inputs only rather than bi-directional as would be required to switch the CD32 controller between "Atari joystick" and CD32 gamepad...
Forum: Amiga scene 09 December 2020, 05:40
Replies: 19
Views: 1,849
Posted By IanP
Some nice options with the Raspberry...

Some nice options with the Raspberry Pi/Ami-hybrid, Un-Amiga and MiSTix boards. What I think would be really cool would be an Amy-ITX style board that takes the A500 chipset but with two Raspberry Pi...
Forum: Hardware mods 30 November 2020, 19:35
Replies: 115
Views: 18,995
Posted By IanP
https://www.soigeneris.com/ and...

https://www.soigeneris.com/ and https://www.retronicdesign.com/ have teamed up to produce DB23F connectors, only cable type as far as I know not PCB mount and they wont be cheap but it's good to have...
Forum: Hardware mods 08 November 2020, 16:43
Replies: 23
Views: 4,831
Posted By IanP
https://twitter.com/Claude1079/status/132505979743...

https://twitter.com/Claude1079/status/1325059797436207104/photo/1
Forum: Hardware mods 27 October 2020, 23:57
Replies: 23
Views: 4,831
Posted By IanP
The Raspberry PI could add everything the Vampire...

The Raspberry PI could add everything the Vampire boards have and more if the software is written to make the features available from the emulator.
Forum: Hardware mods 26 October 2020, 19:22
Replies: 23
Views: 4,831
Posted By IanP
As I understand it he is using the GPIO connector...

As I understand it he is using the GPIO connector in a mode called SMI (Secondary Memory Interface). This gives 18 data bits and 6 address bits and read/write signals. This talks to a MAX II CPLD on...
Forum: Hardware mods 26 October 2020, 04:46
Replies: 23
Views: 4,831
Posted By IanP
Raspberry Pi / Mushashi powered 68k Hardware Emulator

Claude Schwarz has posted on twitter that he has Diagrom running on an A500 with a Raspberry Pi and interface plugged into it where the 68000 should be....
Forum: Amiga scene 26 October 2020, 03:53
Replies: 6
Views: 1,250
Posted By IanP
It was part of the interview he gave on the...

It was part of the interview he gave on the Amiwest live stream. Hope this link works https://youtu.be/KsM-rDlxhi4?t=8162
Forum: Amiga scene 25 October 2020, 17:32
Replies: 6
Views: 1,250
Posted By IanP
Jens announced yesterday that Dave is working on...

Jens announced yesterday that Dave is working on a new Buster v12 fpga replacement part on behalf of icomp.
Forum: Amiga scene 22 October 2020, 02:37
Replies: 87
Views: 6,664
Posted By IanP
The article seems very one sided an full of...

The article seems very one sided an full of inaccuracies in my opinion. In the comments Trevor states that he didn't say Acer still own any Amiga IP. Which makes sense as they have never been a party...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 August 2020, 18:19
Replies: 330
Views: 24,990
Posted By IanP
The way I see it Motorola/Freescale CPUs have...

The way I see it Motorola/Freescale CPUs have little appeal beyond 020 or 030's for all but a few wealthy purists. I've no interest in running 060 demos and I can't think of any other justifiable...
Forum: Hardware mods 01 May 2020, 19:35
Replies: 500
Views: 81,888
Posted By IanP
The firmware (the hardest part) isn't open source...

The firmware (the hardest part) isn't open source and the hardware licence could be restrictive so it may need a negotiation agreement for inclusion.
Forum: Hardware mods 01 May 2020, 07:02
Replies: 500
Views: 81,888
Posted By IanP
It looks like there's a flat flex connector for...

It looks like there's a flat flex connector for the R0-3, G0-3 and B0-3 inputs to the vidiot and maybe som other signals. Not sure why it's there, some add-on I assume (scan-doubler, DVI/HDMI,...
Forum: Hardware mods 01 May 2020, 05:31
Replies: 500
Views: 81,888
Posted By IanP
Gotek on-screen display?

Gotek on-screen display?
Forum: Amiga scene 10 March 2020, 21:51
Replies: 164
Views: 16,504
Posted By IanP
I remember thinking at the time it was first...

I remember thinking at the time it was first reported that AmigaKit had registered A1200 that it was a shady move. I think I suspected at that time that they were targeting individual Computers...
Forum: Hardware mods 08 March 2020, 16:38
Replies: 4
Views: 1,093
Posted By IanP
The 68K dual inline package is 64 pins and the...

The 68K dual inline package is 64 pins and the PLLC 68k is 68 pins (extra ground and VCC and 2 NC). I doubt there's is a common standard for conversion between these package types especially as 64...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 October 2019, 04:58
Replies: 54
Views: 6,056
Posted By IanP
I can understand why the brand owners would be...

I can understand why the brand owners would be reluctant to license use for a generic PC keyboard and mouse with no relevance to their brand other than a colour scheme where that same keyboard/mouse...
Forum: News 11 October 2019, 18:41
Replies: 240
Views: 49,592
Posted By IanP
The vampire has a ROM on the card. It does not...

The vampire has a ROM on the card. It does not and won't use any ROM on the motherboard or any kind of ROM selector like the Romulator.
Forum: Hardware mods 27 August 2019, 13:54
Replies: 466
Views: 62,741
Posted By IanP
Might be a good idea to have a new thread for the...

Might be a good idea to have a new thread for the A1200 to avoid confusion between the two.
Forum: Amiga scene 13 March 2019, 16:17
Replies: 38
Views: 3,934
Posted By IanP
Could it be that their deal with or interest in...

Could it be that their deal with or interest in the C64 (mini) products prevents them or would be a conflict of interest in licensing the ROM to the 8 but guy for what could become a competing...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 August 2018, 04:06
Replies: 3
Views: 1,446
Posted By IanP
The website on the board is a CNC controller...

The website on the board is a CNC controller specialist with Polish contact details so I looked on a polish forum and found this thread which is probably related to it...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 June 2018, 18:06
Replies: 190
Views: 27,996
Posted By IanP
I considered the possibility of combining the...

I considered the possibility of combining the Gotek and real floppy adaptor into one integrated unit but it may be too bulky, complex and power hungry. Using another PCB for the real floppy drive...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 June 2018, 11:36
Replies: 190
Views: 27,996
Posted By IanP
Nice work Kipper2k. I had an idea for an...

Nice work Kipper2k.

I had an idea for an "external" Gotek type drive, internally would be a cradle with an attached passive PCB board replacing the floppy. This takes the signals and power from...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 June 2018, 19:03
Replies: 75
Views: 9,108
Posted By IanP
Every time a site I use is "upgraded" it seems to...

Every time a site I use is "upgraded" it seems to come back uglier, slower and less friendly than before, I hope that's not the case with amiga.org
Forum: Amiga scene 10 June 2018, 13:49
Replies: 30
Views: 2,717
Posted By IanP
Adding fast RAM to the CD32 design would add to...

Adding fast RAM to the CD32 design would add to it's complexity and cost. The DRAM is organised as 4 x 8 bit chips ganged together to provide the 32 bits for the data bus with multiplexed row and...
Forum: News 31 May 2018, 20:15
Replies: 50
Views: 12,345
Posted By IanP
If you click on the 'More' link under the project...

If you click on the 'More' link under the project owner it currently shows $189,181. I'm not entirely sure why this shows a higher amount than on the main page but it could be that it includes funds...
Forum: News 20 May 2018, 01:33
Replies: 39
Views: 12,431
Posted By IanP
Updates are currently being released about once a...

Updates are currently being released about once a week to include new board IDs. Majsta usually supplies the IDs for inclusion on the white list but registering is still probably a good idea anyway.
Forum: Amiga scene 01 April 2018, 20:42
Replies: 82
Views: 16,185
Posted By IanP
Modern boards are a science with their GHz...

Modern boards are a science with their GHz signals, low voltage logic with thousands very fine traces and vias across many layers requiring professional tools. The a A4000 motherboards are 25 year...
Forum: Hardware mods 01 April 2018, 16:37
Replies: 38
Views: 6,511
Posted By IanP
The main reason for choosing Indiegogo seems to...

The main reason for choosing Indiegogo seems to be that they allow Philippe Lang to price the goal and perks in US$ (a global currency that can be used to pay contractors and is familiar to most...
Forum: Hardware mods 01 April 2018, 11:36
Replies: 4
Views: 1,604
Posted By IanP
Stupid of me I forgot one of those LEDs was the...

Stupid of me I forgot one of those LEDs was the caps lock. I'm used to a laptop where you only know caps are on when you start typing and the amiga having the caps lock LED in the caps lock keycap....
Forum: Hardware mods 01 April 2018, 09:38
Replies: 4
Views: 1,604
Posted By IanP
Nice work. The PS2 to Amiga keycode mapping...

Nice work. The PS2 to Amiga keycode mapping tables are a bit limited at the moment though. It looks as though most PS2 keycodes with no corresponding physical Amiga key just get sent as PS2 codes to...
Forum: Hardware mods 27 February 2018, 02:01
Replies: 156
Views: 29,235
Posted By IanP
Minimig is very mature now. I see no reason to...

Minimig is very mature now. I see no reason to continue using the original Commodore chips in new motherboards other than to keep interfacing with 5 Volt parts and peripherals simple.
Forum: Hardware mods 04 February 2018, 06:06
Replies: 6
Views: 1,178
Posted By IanP
In a short sighted move Commodore used a 30 pin...

In a short sighted move Commodore used a 30 pin connector on the A600 instead of the 31 pin connector used for other Amiga keyboards. So the "row" selection signal for most of the numeric keypad...
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