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Forum: project.WHDLoad 27 February 2020, 14:47
Replies: 32
Views: 2,955
Posted By turrican9
So there is one more game I forgot about. Dungeon...

So there is one more game I forgot about. Dungeon Master 2 requires 1.5MB chip. It is listed as an AGA game but will run on an ECS machine with enough chip.

So then I know about two OCS/ECS...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 26 February 2020, 17:37
Replies: 32
Views: 2,955
Posted By turrican9
I just tested it on my A500 with 1MB chip,...

I just tested it on my A500 with 1MB chip, Regular (Not plus) ACA 500 combined with my ACA 1221 overclocked to 28MHz and 64MB fast RAM. Works fine here.

How much chip RAM you have available?
Forum: project.WHDLoad 26 February 2020, 15:09
Replies: 32
Views: 2,955
Posted By turrican9
So the only OCS/ECS whdload game left that...

So the only OCS/ECS whdload game left that requires 2MB chip is Sensible World of soccer? I have an HD install version of this game which should not suffer from the famous slowdowns. But there are...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 February 2020, 21:14
Replies: 24
Views: 1,151
Posted By turrican9
I think I remember trying a HD install of SWOS a...

I think I remember trying a HD install of SWOS a few years ago. Not sure if it had slowdowns or not
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 February 2020, 19:37
Replies: 24
Views: 1,151
Posted By turrican9
So looks like 2MB chip has it's uses. But for me...

So looks like 2MB chip has it's uses. But for me which have a the ACA 500 and ACA 1221 with 64MB Fastram plugged in, and mostly use it for whdload games there is not a much point in 2MB chip. Games...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 February 2020, 00:21
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By turrican9
https://amigastore.eu/en/207-amiga-rgb-to-vga-moni...

https://amigastore.eu/en/207-amiga-rgb-to-vga-monitor-adapter-modified.html

https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313&_nkw=Amiga+RGB+to+VGA+Monitor+Adapter&_sacat=0

This...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 February 2020, 22:32
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By turrican9
So I wanted to try and switch denise in my Rev 5...

So I wanted to try and switch denise in my Rev 5 board to see if that was part of why it has superior image quality but Rev. 6A and Rev. 5 uses the same 8362R8 Denise. I remembered wrongly and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 February 2020, 00:10
Replies: 24
Views: 1,151
Posted By turrican9
A500 Plus has the 8375, which can address 2MB...

A500 Plus has the 8375, which can address 2MB chip. I heard of another variant of the 8375 which cannot do 2MB chip though. 8372a is the ECS one that can do 1MB chip. Found in A500 Rev 6a and up....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 February 2020, 00:01
Replies: 24
Views: 1,151
Posted By turrican9
I don't think it's retarded upgrading any Amiga....

I don't think it's retarded upgrading any Amiga. I love all my Amigas and happily upgrade them. If you think like that you could just aswell say that buying any Amiga or upgrades is retarded when you...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 February 2020, 21:02
Replies: 24
Views: 1,151
Posted By turrican9
So I did some research. Dungeon Master II was...

So I did some research. Dungeon Master II was marked as an AGA game but is in fact an ECS game. Will run on a 2MB chip ECS machine. One of the few exceptions then. I think there must be very few...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 February 2020, 15:40
Replies: 24
Views: 1,151
Posted By turrican9
I understand. But I'm looking for any reason to...

I understand. But I'm looking for any reason to why I would do so. For an A500 you would need an 8375 Agnus which is expensive on ebay. You would need to solder on more RAM and 1meg memory expansion....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 February 2020, 14:42
Replies: 24
Views: 1,151
Posted By turrican9
Why would one need 2MB chip RAM over 1MB in an ECS/OCS machine?

So from my experience you can run about all whdload games with a 1MB chip RAM Amiga. There was a few games requiring 2MB chip like cannon fodder (CD32 whdload version only require 1MB and can be run...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 February 2020, 00:17
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By turrican9
I have the Indivision AGA MK2 on my A1200. Would...

I have the Indivision AGA MK2 on my A1200. Would never use it with RGB. Looks far worse than my other Amiga models. With the MK2 it looks good of course.
Forum: support.Hardware 11 February 2020, 23:10
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By turrican9
I used solder paste on the first A600 board I...

I used solder paste on the first A600 board I recapped. I too had some problem with the solder paste not melting properly which lead to bad solders. oh, and I tried solder paste on another A600 board...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 February 2020, 21:19
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By turrican9
And I am by no means a Rev. 5 fanboy. On the...

And I am by no means a Rev. 5 fanboy. On the contrary I was a Rev.6 fanboy. Because my original Amiga 500 from 1991, which I still have is a Rev.6A with the golden colour PCB. But when I see the...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 February 2020, 20:59
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By turrican9
It is indeed very subjective. But the fact of the...

It is indeed very subjective. But the fact of the matter is that the Rev.5 boards seems to probably have a cleaner/stronger RGB signal which gives it a 'superior' image VS Rev 6A tested on the aboove...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 February 2020, 18:02
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By turrican9
I wouldn't call this subjective. My 3 Rev 5s...

I wouldn't call this subjective. My 3 Rev 5s simply shows a sharper and higher quality picture VS all my 6As. Maybe it's because the 6As produce faint vertical lines when fintuned on the above...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 February 2020, 17:55
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By turrican9
I have not tried to swap OCS Denise to ECS. No...

I have not tried to swap OCS Denise to ECS. No clue as to what revisions of the Hybrids are in there. Have to check it.

All my 6As shows almost the same image quality. Two of them is the later...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 February 2020, 00:36
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By turrican9
A500 rev.5 motherboards seems to have better picture quality VS Rev.6A

So I have like 4 Amiga 500s with Rev. 6A motherboards and 3 with Rev.5 motherboards.

The first time I got hold of a Rev.5 board a few years ago I noticed it seemed to have noticeable better RGB...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 February 2020, 23:24
Replies: 16
Views: 396
Posted By turrican9
I have recapped 4 of my Amiga 500s. Kinda regret...

I have recapped 4 of my Amiga 500s. Kinda regret it. No point as long as they are working correctly. I ripped a couple of through hole vias on one of the boards when doing the recapping. Had to use a...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 February 2020, 00:28
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By turrican9
True what fitzsteve says here. I have a regular...

True what fitzsteve says here. I have a regular ACA 500 and it does not have enough RAM for most whdload needs. I have paired mine with a ACA 1221 A1200 accelerator. This works really good. I think...
Forum: Hardware mods 02 February 2020, 20:25
Replies: 16
Views: 4,141
Posted By turrican9
I was looking for a mod like this. My original...

I was looking for a mod like this. My original motherboard from back in the day is a 6A. I have several other 6A Amiga 500s and a couple of Rev 5s now. I did not like the fact that the Rev 5s turned...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 January 2020, 17:01
Replies: 6
Views: 490
Posted By turrican9
Thanks for the answer. I think I will just leave...

Thanks for the answer. I think I will just leave it as is then. I've been looking at some 'replating the goldfingers videos' but it looks like too much hassle and investment in even more equipment. ...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 January 2020, 04:14
Replies: 6
Views: 490
Posted By turrican9
accidentally spilled solder on Amiga 600 expansion (goldfinger) connector

So I was doing some soldering and some solder spilled onto the goldfinger connector where you plug in Chip RAM expansion. As far as I understand it's impossible to remove the solder from gold...
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 02 January 2020, 23:00
Replies: 9
Views: 764
Posted By turrican9
So after checking with an old friend of mine...

So after checking with an old friend of mine (from back in the day) we pretty much agreed that Kokotoni Wilf is indeed the game I was thinking about.

So thank you Psiq :)
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 02 January 2020, 18:34
Replies: 9
Views: 764
Posted By turrican9
It must have been Kokotoni Wilf. Found this cover...

It must have been Kokotoni Wilf. Found this cover https://retro-video-gaming.com/category/sega/sega-master-system/#jp-carousel-10911

Only thing is I seem to remember the orange background around...
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 02 January 2020, 18:08
Replies: 9
Views: 764
Posted By turrican9
Thanks for the answer. I took a look at it and...

Thanks for the answer. I took a look at it and the cover art. It could be it. But I seem to remember controlling a much smaller angel. and do not instantly reckognize the cover art. But at the same...
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 02 January 2020, 18:00
Replies: 9
Views: 764
Posted By turrican9
[Found: Kokotoni Wilf] Forgot the name of a Commodore 64 game. Driving me crazy

So in the late 80s my father bought me two games on tape for my C64. One was PGA tour golf the other is the one I cannot remember the name of.

The game was a shit game and we used to mention it...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 August 2019, 01:12
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By turrican9
Here is one...

Here is one https://amigastore.eu/en/565-rom-13-amiga-5006002000.html

Also, take note of the Amiga 500 Rev.5 info on this page. In case you have a rev.5 motherboard you also need an adapter
Forum: support.Hardware 27 August 2019, 00:14
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By turrican9
For floppy/Gotek gaming you want kickstart 1.2 or...

For floppy/Gotek gaming you want kickstart 1.2 or 1.3 in the Amiga 500. And you don't want the 1MB chip RAM mod. Quite a few floppy games will have issues with Kickstart 2.0 and above. Same goes for...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 August 2019, 20:18
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By turrican9
Jope already explained it good. Basically you...

Jope already explained it good. Basically you seem to have a full screen workbench so you have them set up nicely together in that regard. Other than that the indivision overscan I set the best I...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 August 2019, 18:00
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By turrican9
Basically no modern LCDs will list 50Hz for...

Basically no modern LCDs will list 50Hz for vertical sync. My Phillips 17 inch 5:4 LCD/LED modern screen which I use on my A1200/AGA MK2 combo just happened to work with 50Hz at 30KHz +. The AGA MK2...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 August 2019, 01:07
Replies: 29
Views: 2,231
Posted By turrican9
I'm happy with my various accelerators: ACA 1233,...

I'm happy with my various accelerators: ACA 1233, ACA 620, Furia, ACA 500 + ACA 1221. They all do the job just fine for whdload and stuff. I wouldn't mind having a Vampire but never felt it was worth...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 August 2019, 19:44
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By turrican9
So your workbench seems to fill the screen and...

So your workbench seems to fill the screen and games seems to show up correctly appart from a bit stretched because of 16:10 screen. And I assume your screen will not support 50Hz? Honestly, I would...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 August 2019, 23:55
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By turrican9
Hey there. In my config I try to keep the correct...

Hey there. In my config I try to keep the correct aspect ratio and overscan area. So most games will not fill the screen. This is similar to how it would show if you connected your Amiga to a...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 August 2019, 01:05
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By turrican9
It's all a matter of taste yes. But honestly, I...

It's all a matter of taste yes. But honestly, I think my 702As have very vibrant colours and does not look washed out to me. And the level of black is not an issue for me. I think black is black...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 August 2019, 19:40
Replies: 47
Views: 1,103
Posted By turrican9
I had this happen on one of my A500 cases. Also...

I had this happen on one of my A500 cases. Also this is very common on the grey keys aswell. Let's hope the A500 kickstarter cases will be a thing.

Since your case was already damaged and was...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 August 2019, 17:16
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By turrican9
Usually the sweet spot for the pixel clock is...

Usually the sweet spot for the pixel clock is between 88 to 94. When you see no vertical lines on the blue whdload information/loading window the pixel clock should be correct. Also, finetuning the...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 August 2019, 16:30
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By turrican9
Since you have tried two other disk drives and...

Since you have tried two other disk drives and they show the same symptoms I would try to swap the two CIA's around. Maybe the one that controlls the floppy is not working. By swapping them around...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 August 2019, 16:25
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By turrican9
I would recommend a BenQ BL 702A or BL 912 with a...

I would recommend a BenQ BL 702A or BL 912 with a RGB to VGA adapter. After tuning pixel clock they look great with Amiga.
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