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Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 12 May 2018, 20:03
Replies: 9
Views: 700
Posted By TheDarkCoder
I am not sure to understand operation 1. To...

I am not sure to understand operation 1. To redraw with the blitter on the wire-buffer the preceding polygon(s), you redraw each line separately, or you have a bounding box for a wire-framed polygon...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 December 2017, 09:33
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By TheDarkCoder
By the way, I tried again and it was easy to...

By the way, I tried again and it was easy to connect properly the A590 *with* the ground clip, too. So, the first time I tried I was really dumb (to my defence I have to say I was a bit in a hurry...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 December 2017, 12:48
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By TheDarkCoder
Solved, it was a lousy connection, probably due...

Solved, it was a lousy connection, probably due to the "ground clip". :blased
Now the RAM works, and BOTH the ram board and the SCSI controller are detected by sysinfo.
Didn't make more inspections...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 December 2017, 20:15
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By TheDarkCoder
A590 & Kickstart 1.2

Hi,

I have an A590 (with 2M ram fitted) that I use on a A500 with 1.3. The disk is formatted in FFS.

I tried to use it in another A500 that has 1.2, for the sole purpose of testing whether the...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 April 2017, 23:43
Replies: 9
Views: 716
Posted By TheDarkCoder
@patrik: I also have experienced this, A4000...

@patrik: I also have experienced this, A4000 needs the C= silver adapter to work with Microvitek 1438 (which I suppose it's more or less the same as AT M1438S
Forum: support.Hardware 01 April 2017, 14:38
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By TheDarkCoder
Daedalus: it might be that the red LED is a...

Daedalus: it might be that the red LED is a customization, I am not the original owner.
Indeed, when I bought it, the leds wire had been ripped off by someone who had opened the case without knowing...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 March 2017, 22:33
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By TheDarkCoder
A600 original Leds colors

Hello,

a friend and I have 2 A600 (one is A600HD to be precise). The machines have been unmounted several times. I have noticed that the colors or the LEDs are not the same, so I am afraid that...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 February 2017, 15:46
Replies: 81
Views: 18,354
Posted By TheDarkCoder
:bowdown Yes! many thanks amigasith :bowdown ...

:bowdown Yes!
many thanks amigasith :bowdown

On the same site there is also the datasheet for the BL702A.
According to those datasheets, they accept the same range of frequencies

I am...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 February 2017, 20:19
Replies: 81
Views: 18,354
Posted By TheDarkCoder
Hi, does anybody have the datasheets for...

Hi,

does anybody have the datasheets for the BL702A and BL912?
In particular I'd like to know the maximum Line Frequency, to evaluate how good are they with a Cybervision64
Forum: support.Apps 30 October 2016, 19:12
Replies: 7
Views: 899
Posted By TheDarkCoder
The main application would be FTP. I checked...

The main application would be FTP.
I checked the major web browsers and they all require at least 3.0 :-(
Forum: support.Hardware 30 October 2016, 09:41
Replies: 1
Views: 471
Posted By TheDarkCoder
Upgrading to kickstart 3 (Amiga 3000)

Hello,

I am considering to upgrade an A3000D that has kickstart 2.04 to kick 3, possibly to use OS 3.9. Premise:in the past I successfully upgraded several Amy with 3.0 to kick 3.1 and OS 3.9, so...
Forum: support.Apps 30 October 2016, 09:33
Replies: 7
Views: 899
Posted By TheDarkCoder
Yeah, I have several 3.x system running, just...

Yeah, I have several 3.x system running, just wondering what a 2.04 system might be able to do...
Forum: support.Apps 29 October 2016, 23:07
Replies: 7
Views: 899
Posted By TheDarkCoder
10x !

10x !
Forum: support.Apps 29 October 2016, 16:17
Replies: 7
Views: 899
Posted By TheDarkCoder
Connecting to the internet with kickstart 2.04

I am restoring an A3000 with kickstart 2.04. I am planning to put an Ariadne on it, so to connect to the internet. Are there TCP stacks compatible with kickstart 2.04, or I am forced to upgrade to a...
Forum: support.Other 29 October 2016, 16:15
Replies: 1
Views: 1,224
Posted By TheDarkCoder
OS 2.04 for A3000 disks

Hello,

I am restoring an Amiga 3000 with kickstart 2.04 and I would like to install a partition with OS 2.04 as well (I know I could use 2.1, but I'd like to have the original 2.04 on it). I have...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 15 September 2016, 16:17
Replies: 103
Views: 18,912
Posted By TheDarkCoder
Wow, it's really nice to see this course...

Wow, it's really nice to see this course published! :)

I wrote some parts of it, both text and code :D
It would be nice to see my nick acknowledged also in the 2016 foreword, even if I don't code...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 09 March 2016, 19:31
Replies: 4
Views: 786
Posted By TheDarkCoder
neg is equivalent to not followed by add #1 ...

neg is equivalent to not followed by add #1

So the sequence

neg d0
add #1,d0

can be optimized as

not d0
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 09 March 2016, 19:22
Replies: 21
Views: 3,361
Posted By TheDarkCoder
I always tried to set (wit copper or vblank) each...

I always tried to set (wit copper or vblank) each frame only the registers that need to be change, always tried to convince people to code this way. But many coders are so lazy and never change bad...
Forum: Coders. General 09 March 2016, 19:12
Replies: 28
Views: 6,330
Posted By TheDarkCoder
Yes, this is what I meant to say with...

Yes, this is what I meant to say with "semi-automatic" mode
Forum: Coders. General 06 March 2016, 17:10
Replies: 28
Views: 6,330
Posted By TheDarkCoder
yes you can do either a manual sprite with the...

yes you can do either a manual sprite with the copper or semi-automatic sprite multiplexers, where you have separate "sprite structures", each one to display a single sprite.
Forum: Coders. General 06 March 2016, 17:06
Replies: 2,163
Views: 279,386
Posted By TheDarkCoder
@ImmortalA1000: why rev.2 NTSC A1000? What's...

@ImmortalA1000: why rev.2 NTSC A1000? What's wrong with rev.1 NTSC A1000, and what are other differences?
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 31 December 2015, 15:50
Replies: 18
Views: 2,206
Posted By TheDarkCoder
Mrs Beanbag: which bit??! I remember one that...

Mrs Beanbag: which bit??! I remember one that repeats the same data on two consecutive scanlines, so it doubles the sprite height. But not the one you say

Please enlighten me! :-)
Forum: support.Hardware 06 December 2015, 13:11
Replies: 0
Views: 537
Posted By TheDarkCoder
A500+ RTC problem

Hi, I have an A500+ since several years. When I bought it, it already had a coin battery, with its holder. So I don't know if it has suffered from original battery leakage.

Apparently, everything...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 November 2015, 19:34
Replies: 81
Views: 18,354
Posted By TheDarkCoder
Thanks for your interesting review, Nostromo....

Thanks for your interesting review, Nostromo. There is one thing I'd like to ask to you and other guys having these monitors. Would you recommend them for use with a Cybervision 64?
Indeed I have...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 05 October 2015, 09:12
Replies: 56
Views: 5,545
Posted By TheDarkCoder
Many years ago I did some experiments and...

Many years ago I did some experiments and developed a formula... but I need some time to find it in my records :-)
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 10 September 2015, 13:43
Replies: 15
Views: 3,209
Posted By TheDarkCoder
it seems to me that the SMult32S and UMult32S...

it seems to me that the SMult32S and UMult32S compute a 32 bit result.
They do 32 x 32 -> 32.
Others have said that if you multiply two 32 x 32 numbers, the differences between the signed and...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 September 2015, 23:54
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By TheDarkCoder
Hi cpiace64, nice to meet you also here! Can...

Hi cpiace64, nice to meet you also here!

Can I simply try what happens selecting, for instance 5v, or there is a risk of damage ?
Forum: support.Hardware 09 September 2015, 18:40
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By TheDarkCoder
@hooverphonique: this one would be perfect, but I...

@hooverphonique: this one would be perfect, but I don't know the length of the wires. Maybe I could ask the seller...
(since it's very cheap I would rather buy that make it)
Forum: support.Hardware 09 September 2015, 16:04
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By TheDarkCoder
A4000 and CF-IDE adapter

Hello, I have bought this (http://www.vesalia.de/e_cfide40adapterslot.htm) CF-IDE adapter to use with my A4000D in the original case (for aesthetical reasons I prefer the adapter in the back).

I...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 September 2015, 18:23
Replies: 13
Views: 3,009
Posted By TheDarkCoder
yep, we don't intend to do the changes (it seems...

yep, we don't intend to do the changes (it seems to work with all expansion boards we plan to put in it), but I am just curious to check if the board has been modified (guess by C= ?) for otherwise I...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 September 2015, 17:47
Replies: 13
Views: 3,009
Posted By TheDarkCoder
@Jope: so you say that genuine 6.2 have "6.2"...

@Jope: so you say that genuine 6.2 have "6.2" printed on the PCB, right?
I should examine closely the mobo to see if the supposed changes form 6.0 to 6.2 have been done or not
Forum: support.Hardware 03 September 2015, 17:24
Replies: 13
Views: 3,009
Posted By TheDarkCoder
Hello, I bring back this old thread to ask...

Hello,

I bring back this old thread to ask for more information. A friend recently brought an A2000.
The PCB says that it's a 6.0. However there is a sticker on it, with printed 6.2. Is it...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 August 2015, 19:09
Replies: 23
Views: 3,331
Posted By TheDarkCoder
Hi Michael, you mean that the 3M is the good one?...

Hi Michael, you mean that the 3M is the good one?
Or the Akasa ?
Forum: support.Hardware 27 August 2015, 18:23
Replies: 23
Views: 3,331
Posted By TheDarkCoder
@Daedalus & toddbailey you are right... I...

@Daedalus & toddbailey

you are right... I read the specs for other information but I was assuming it was the right product, because I see many web sites in Italy that sell it as "thermal pad"....
Forum: support.Hardware 24 August 2015, 12:53
Replies: 23
Views: 3,331
Posted By TheDarkCoder
I am happy to see that several opinions have been...

I am happy to see that several opinions have been discussed. I think I will go for the thermal tape. In particular I found this one...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 August 2015, 16:35
Replies: 23
Views: 3,331
Posted By TheDarkCoder
Mr.Fibble: Can the adesive tape be removed? Could...

Mr.Fibble: Can the adesive tape be removed? Could you provide the name of the product?
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 03 August 2015, 12:58
Replies: 8
Views: 1,536
Posted By TheDarkCoder
very good! I win my bet! :-) Which is my...

very good!
I win my bet! :-)
Which is my reward? An A3000T ? :-)
Forum: support.Hardware 01 August 2015, 10:58
Replies: 23
Views: 3,331
Posted By TheDarkCoder
thanks. I will try do to the same. Can I use the...

thanks. I will try do to the same. Can I use the thermal paste that I already have and a dab of superglue? Which superglue would you suggest?
Forum: support.Hardware 01 August 2015, 10:56
Replies: 23
Views: 3,331
Posted By TheDarkCoder
yes, you are right. So I need a different thing!

yes, you are right. So I need a different thing!
Forum: support.Hardware 31 July 2015, 17:50
Replies: 23
Views: 3,331
Posted By TheDarkCoder
Hi I resurrect the thread, since I have finally...

Hi I resurrect the thread, since I have finally done the job. I used thermal paste bought at a local shop. I mounted the fan on the 68040 and pressured it for a couple of minutes. Then I made it rest...
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