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Forum: project.EAB File Server 30 June 2018, 23:43
Replies: 431
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Posted By Solo761
OK, glad to hear that it's useful to someone :). ...

OK, glad to hear that it's useful to someone :).

It works, but it's a real hack job. I wrote it in C# with "what does this button do" methodology :D.
In the meantime I was transferred to Java...
Forum: project.EAB File Server 28 June 2018, 22:42
Replies: 431
Views: 136,871
Posted By Solo761
Wow, things have changed since I was here last...

Wow, things have changed since I was here last time :).

Does someone find that small app for creating guide files for AGLaunch useful? If so I could make Java version so it wouldn't be windows...
Forum: Hardware mods 24 May 2018, 22:33
Replies: 14
Views: 1,142
Posted By Solo761
OK, that will simplify the PCB a bit. Before...

OK, that will simplify the PCB a bit. Before resistors it would randomly switch when I moved the mouse (PS/2 one via adapter, original worked fine), after I added them it switched only only on fire...
Forum: Hardware mods 23 May 2018, 23:44
Replies: 14
Views: 1,142
Posted By Solo761
Finally dug out that old board and soldered two...

Finally dug out that old board and soldered two 1k resistors. PS/2 to Amiga adapter now works without problems.

I planned to do something like integrated PS/2 adapter and mouse switcher that I...
Forum: Hardware mods 20 May 2018, 22:48
Replies: 14
Views: 1,142
Posted By Solo761
I'll have to dig it out and try hacking in two...

I'll have to dig it out and try hacking in two resistors to see if it would help. And if it does make new PCB design, this was one of the first things I made and leaves a lot to be desired :D.

I...
Forum: Hardware mods 18 May 2018, 23:15
Replies: 14
Views: 1,142
Posted By Solo761
A bit late to the party... how does it work with...

A bit late to the party... how does it work with PS/2 to Amiga adapters?

I made one based on this design few years back, it worked fine with joysticks and original mice. But when used with PS/2...
Forum: News 27 August 2017, 14:01
Replies: 924
Views: 116,700
Posted By Solo761
Hmm, I never tried gotek in my A600/ACA620 setup....

Hmm, I never tried gotek in my A600/ACA620 setup. Or in my A1200s. Since they have IDE connector there was no reason to install it. I left original floppy drives in them to be able to transfer ADFs...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 September 2015, 21:50
Replies: 111
Views: 32,705
Posted By Solo761
Sorry for resurrecting the thread :D. I've...

Sorry for resurrecting the thread :D.

I've made a small tool that can create guide files for AGLaunch. It consists of two parts, script file that is ran on amiga to create txt file with slave info...
Forum: project.EAB File Server 31 August 2015, 16:51
Replies: 431
Views: 136,871
Posted By Solo761
Here's new version of the tool, now it can index...

Here's new version of the tool, now it can index games regardless if A-Games or A-GamesAGA is used. It can also index Demos and add them to separate menu. And lastly it can save current list to XML...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 August 2015, 08:22
Replies: 8
Views: 806
Posted By Solo761
No, these are serial to USB adapters, Amiga...

No, these are serial to USB adapters, Amiga joystick is not serial, it just uses same DB9 connector.

For joysticks you need something like this

http://www.retronicdesign.com/en/

If you know...
Forum: Hardware mods 10 August 2015, 13:22
Replies: 25
Views: 8,402
Posted By Solo761
I finally have all the parts so now just to...

I finally have all the parts so now just to redesign PCB and find some case to install it into (not necessarily in that order :D).

I don't know what components you use, but if it's like in my case...
Forum: project.EAB File Server 10 August 2015, 00:10
Replies: 431
Views: 136,871
Posted By Solo761
Here're guides for 2.4 games, this would be...

Here're guides for 2.4 games, this would be "merged_separateassigns" in the "old" nomenclature :D

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/75853299/Guides2.4.zip
Forum: project.EAB File Server 08 August 2015, 00:41
Replies: 431
Views: 136,871
Posted By Solo761
For now script checks if A-Games: and/or...

For now script checks if A-Games: and/or A-GamesAGA: exist and then "collects" info files from them. Application then creates guide files with all games (ECS/OCS and AGA) mixed in.

For later...
Forum: project.EAB File Server 05 August 2015, 11:44
Replies: 431
Views: 136,871
Posted By Solo761
This is just tool to create guide files, that...

This is just tool to create guide files, that AGLaunch uses, not standalone WHDLoad GUI. I got tired of manually adjusting them so I made this to automate the procedure.
Forum: project.EAB File Server 05 August 2015, 00:08
Replies: 431
Views: 136,871
Posted By Solo761
I don't know where to post this, but it's related...

I don't know where to post this, but it's related to this.

I've made small tool for creating AGLaunch guide files. It consists of script that's ran on Amiga, to create files list, and Windows...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 July 2015, 18:15
Replies: 23
Views: 3,649
Posted By Solo761
You wrote "thermal paste", that's the key. For...

You wrote "thermal paste", that's the key. For coolers like these thermal paste is not used, thermal glue is used. They're not the same thing.

I'd guess you used standard thermal paste/grease...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 July 2015, 21:11
Replies: 395
Views: 87,486
Posted By Solo761
I had only image distortion that came from the...

I had only image distortion that came from the fact that GBS boards always deinterlace and amiga signal is already deinterlaced so it resulted in some artefacts on moving objects. I didn't have noise...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 July 2015, 14:19
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By Solo761
Probably some of the lines on membrane got...

Probably some of the lines on membrane got damaged. I had similar issue, few blocks of keys didn't work.

I used multimeter to see which lines were the problem, then when I found suspicious spots...
Forum: Hardware mods 22 July 2015, 10:48
Replies: 25
Views: 8,402
Posted By Solo761
Finally, voltage regulator slash battery charger...

Finally, voltage regulator slash battery charger slash voltage up steppers have arrived :D

In the end I ordered these http://www.ebay.com/itm/231276963178 they're really small. Not just to decide...
Forum: News 21 July 2015, 18:07
Replies: 684
Views: 221,714
Posted By Solo761
Oops, have't seen this post. I think it...

Oops, have't seen this post.

I think it wouldn't work (at least with current IR receiver firmware). It doesn't say what kind of remote it is. It could be made to work with it, but first you'd need...
Forum: Hardware mods 06 July 2015, 22:11
Replies: 6
Views: 2,966
Posted By Solo761
It turned out my mod was OK, it was the TV that...

It turned out my mod was OK, it was the TV that had "problems". Namely, it doesn't support s-video :/. I was in contact with Dave, who made that mod, and all waveforms on my mod looked fine on...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 July 2015, 19:24
Replies: 7
Views: 803
Posted By Solo761
So far I've recapped three A1200's. Only 3-4...

So far I've recapped three A1200's. Only 3-4 capacitors in all didn't look shiny but when I took them off even those who looked fine had muck under them and it smelled like "fish" when I cleaned the...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 June 2015, 11:51
Replies: 31
Views: 3,240
Posted By Solo761
I've ordered diodes yesterday and I'll try to...

I've ordered diodes yesterday and I'll try to modify one of my old cables, maybe it'll work O_o, downside is it'll be at least 2-3 weeks until they arrive.
Forum: Hardware mods 29 June 2015, 10:25
Replies: 25
Views: 8,402
Posted By Solo761
I guess NDS battery could be used. You'd only...

I guess NDS battery could be used. You'd only need to solder wires to it's contacts. At least on NDSL battery contacts are soldered to the motherboard itself so you don't have shell with battery...
Forum: Hardware mods 25 June 2015, 12:38
Replies: 25
Views: 8,402
Posted By Solo761
It definitely can be shrunken down. I made it...

It definitely can be shrunken down. I made it like this just to make it easier to etch at home. It can be made doublesided and that would definitely shrunk it down considerably.

Also, crystal and...
Forum: Hardware mods 23 June 2015, 12:29
Replies: 6
Views: 2,966
Posted By Solo761
Amiga A520 modulator s-video mod?

Has anyone tried to mod A520 modulator to s-video output?

http://members.iinet.net.au/~davem2/overclock/A520.html

It works, but there's noo chroma, only luma, i.e. picture is in black & white....
Forum: Hardware mods 17 June 2015, 15:24
Replies: 25
Views: 8,402
Posted By Solo761
I'll have to see what's the cheapest solution,...

I'll have to see what's the cheapest solution, those converters from GhstWlf's link can be set to output 3.3V or 5V.

After that, it's only a matter if one battery can power it long enough or it's...
Forum: Hardware mods 16 June 2015, 23:51
Replies: 25
Views: 8,402
Posted By Solo761
Thanks, it looks interesting, that could solve...

Thanks, it looks interesting, that could solve power supply issue :)



Feel free to improve or tinker with it :), I think I've included everything in rar archives, from schematic to source files
Forum: Hardware mods 16 June 2015, 22:44
Replies: 25
Views: 8,402
Posted By Solo761
I finally got to update this, now it works fine...

I finally got to update this, now it works fine with mice, tested with old tank mouse and with optical one via ps/2 to amiga adapter.

Next step is to simplify PCB and to decide if to remain at...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 June 2015, 12:39
Replies: 395
Views: 87,486
Posted By Solo761
Well, not exactly, mybook4 has the knowhow, I...

Well, not exactly, mybook4 has the knowhow, I just adapted his work a bit :). If it's just uploading of sketch or not depends on arduino used. Original sketch was for Digispark Pro and I had to...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 June 2015, 22:30
Replies: 11
Views: 1,301
Posted By Solo761
For me best compatibility so far was with no name...

For me best compatibility so far was with no name CF cards :). I have one adapter like the one from your link, and one that's type 2 (that one takes full size SD cards). It works but has it's...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 June 2015, 22:17
Replies: 395
Views: 87,486
Posted By Solo761
For some reason my rPi doesn't want to work with...

For some reason my rPi doesn't want to work with new version of the script (had no problems back in december).

But I tried few of new settings with arduino uno port of mybook4's digispark pro...
Forum: Hardware mods 15 June 2015, 10:47
Replies: 20
Views: 8,626
Posted By Solo761
Yup, but someone would have to write the firmware...

Yup, but someone would have to write the firmware :), plus this PIC costs few times more than the one used here. This was simply old project that I recompiled to work with PIC that is now more common...
Forum: Hardware mods 15 June 2015, 09:40
Replies: 20
Views: 8,626
Posted By Solo761
I'd say no, in mouse world some use PS/2 over USB...

I'd say no, in mouse world some use PS/2 over USB so they can be used with those cheap ps/2 to amiga adapters, but for keyboards I'm not sure if there are some that also use PS/2 protocol over USB
Forum: support.Hardware 08 June 2015, 14:45
Replies: 7
Views: 1,756
Posted By Solo761
On amiga it has only one problem, it deinterlaces...

On amiga it has only one problem, it deinterlaces the signal, which is already deinterlaced. This results in a bit of distortion on moving objects, for example while in workbench everything looks...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 June 2015, 10:50
Replies: 31
Views: 3,240
Posted By Solo761
I have, maybe, the same problem. Also LG TV...

I have, maybe, the same problem. Also LG TV (42lw579s) and none of my Amigas (500/600/1200) will work with it.

In the end I gave up. If I use SCART to HDMI adapter it works, but I'm not happy...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 June 2015, 14:49
Replies: 7
Views: 1,756
Posted By Solo761
Plus, that seller is know for ridiculous prices....

Plus, that seller is know for ridiculous prices. He just put GBS8200 in old router case.
Forum: Hardware mods 19 May 2015, 08:34
Replies: 20
Views: 8,626
Posted By Solo761
Unfortunately no. I don't order them, I make them...

Unfortunately no. I don't order them, I make them myself. So I made only few pieces I needed.
Forum: support.Hardware 18 May 2015, 19:07
Replies: 395
Views: 87,486
Posted By Solo761
Thanks, I'll have a look at it to see if I'm able...

Thanks, I'll have a look at it to see if I'm able to port it to Arduino Uno. It's cheaper than digispark pro :)
Forum: support.Games 16 May 2015, 14:24
Replies: 11
Views: 2,142
Posted By Solo761
Yes, but I think it would be too much trouble,...

Yes, but I think it would be too much trouble, sending it back to be reflashed and all.

At least now I am a bit more certain what's the issue, at first I though my ACA620 is defective.
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