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Forum: Hardware mods 14 May 2018, 23:25
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Posted By Mq
No problem:-) I'm glad I could help You:-) I...

No problem:-) I'm glad I could help You:-)
I built seven such extensions for myself and my friends, and one board with sockets for memory chips testing:-)
At the beginning I did many mistakes, but...
Forum: Hardware mods 14 May 2018, 16:30
Replies: 445
Views: 79,036
Posted By Mq
Yes, short circuits between the pins can be...

Yes, short circuits between the pins can be checked with a multimeter. But there are often bad soldering too, so use magnifying glass. Sometimes everything looks good, but soldering is not good.
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Forum: Hardware mods 14 May 2018, 15:39
Replies: 445
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Posted By Mq
Check pins 4,6,10,17, they looks like not...

Check pins 4,6,10,17, they looks like not soldered properly, but it's not good visible on the picture. Green screen apears when there is bad soldering on one or more lines or when there are short...
Forum: News 22 February 2018, 14:11
Replies: 928
Views: 123,929
Posted By Mq
I like it. It's very good evolution direction of...

I like it. It's very good evolution direction of the FF:-)
Forum: News 22 February 2018, 14:00
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Views: 123,929
Posted By Mq
I think there should be only one font, which can...

I think there should be only one font, which can be small 7x16 or smaller if it is possible. It's good to fit more text on the screen (as lot as possible) when You use smaller fonts. But in the...
Forum: Hardware mods 01 February 2018, 22:49
Replies: 445
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Posted By Mq
@kamikaze38: congratulations, good work! ...

@kamikaze38: congratulations, good work!

About HC cmos IC's: I saw in many projects people use them and they works with TTL signals usually. I was testing HC series in the RAM extension for Atari...
Forum: News 19 January 2018, 18:45
Replies: 928
Views: 123,929
Posted By Mq
Ok, upon reflection, I think it's unnecessary...

Ok, upon reflection, I think it's unnecessary option, but I thought about it, because I built modded Gotek for friend, send it to him, he mount it inside Atari ST, and now he ask me for possibility...
Forum: News 19 January 2018, 12:31
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Views: 123,929
Posted By Mq
Hi. I noticed something with rotary encoders. I...

Hi. I noticed something with rotary encoders. I bought some different encoders, and some of them has inverted CLK and DT pins. I know there is a description in the wiki, that if directional controls...
Forum: News 17 January 2018, 22:34
Replies: 928
Views: 123,929
Posted By Mq
In the release zip file You have example of...

In the release zip file You have example of config file. I'm running configless too, but You can set all options You need in the config file, and then FF save settings in the Gotek. After reset Gotek...
Forum: News 17 January 2018, 22:09
Replies: 928
Views: 123,929
Posted By Mq
@Sinphaltimus: 1. Just delete this folder. Is...

@Sinphaltimus:
1. Just delete this folder. Is it needed by You for something on the pendrive?
2. Autoselection is configurable in FF config file. See example config file it's described inside.
Forum: Hardware mods 13 January 2018, 18:42
Replies: 445
Views: 79,036
Posted By Mq
Kato, I'm from Poland too, so we can speak in...

Kato, I'm from Poland too, so we can speak in Polish, I suppose:-) hahaha:-)
That problems in Settlers may be caused by wrong Gary adapter.
I use Gary adapter from my design, which was adapted to...
Forum: Hardware mods 13 January 2018, 16:14
Replies: 445
Views: 79,036
Posted By Mq
First: hello:-) You must read previous posts...

First: hello:-)

You must read previous posts in this thread to know why there are two or four-TTLs on the Gary adapter. Mathesar discovered faulty working two-TTLs adapter caused of Agnus DMA...
Forum: News 11 December 2017, 12:28
Replies: 928
Views: 123,929
Posted By Mq
It's correct behavior. I have no more ideas...

It's correct behavior. I have no more ideas what's wrong in this case. Eventually try to check if all cables have good and stable solid connection.
Forum: News 10 December 2017, 20:35
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Views: 123,929
Posted By Mq
I flashed more than ten Goteks, and some of them...

I flashed more than ten Goteks, and some of them are hmm... different than others. I mean some Goteks needs to be reset after You connect to the computer for programming. I don't know why it happens,...
Forum: Hardware mods 23 November 2017, 22:30
Replies: 445
Views: 79,036
Posted By Mq
I have soldered C20 and it fits perfectly without...

I have soldered C20 and it fits perfectly without any problem. I have 100uF/16V. Look at the picture.
Forum: News 17 November 2017, 20:36
Replies: 928
Views: 123,929
Posted By Mq
In FF config values are stored in the flash of...

In FF config values are stored in the flash of device. New values are saved in the device when they are changed in cfg file. If value is not changed, or there is no some value, or there is no cfg...
Forum: News 17 November 2017, 16:33
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Posted By Mq
Oh! Thanks very much! All of my life I have dream...

Oh! Thanks very much! All of my life I have dream about it:-) It's wonderful and the best prize:-)
Forum: News 17 November 2017, 16:11
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Posted By Mq
I'm electronic engineer, and programer too, so I...

I'm electronic engineer, and programer too, so I have skill to algorythmic thinking like microcontroller:-) So I catch such symptoms and theirs reasons quickly... sometimes:-)

Ok, how much I...
Forum: News 17 November 2017, 15:49
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Views: 123,929
Posted By Mq
Hey, kaffer and kipper2k, isn't it that...

Hey, kaffer and kipper2k, isn't it that initialise delay which is set in config file works in the next restart of Gotek? That theory fits into kipper2k's description of settings which works fine or...
Forum: Hardware mods 10 November 2017, 15:06
Replies: 445
Views: 79,036
Posted By Mq
I also think about it. Instorm, You are one step...

I also think about it. Instorm, You are one step beyond, but I think You must run SysTest which we all used, and check out Your RAM extension. Workbench may show You right amount of RAM caused by...
Forum: News 08 November 2017, 15:59
Replies: 928
Views: 123,929
Posted By Mq
@kipper2k: Ok, so it's misunderstanding:-) It...

@kipper2k: Ok, so it's misunderstanding:-) It seemed to me that I did not write so much:-) I did not notice the post number. So we can still be friends kipper2k:-)
Sorry for mistakes, but I'm not...
Forum: News 08 November 2017, 09:35
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Views: 123,929
Posted By Mq
Sorry, maybe You're right and I'm exaggerating...

Sorry, maybe You're right and I'm exaggerating with number of nonconstructive posts, but I'm so excited with this Flash Floppy firmware, and I can't stop myself from writing:-) Sorry again, and I...
Forum: News 07 November 2017, 22:22
Replies: 928
Views: 123,929
Posted By Mq
Thanks kaffer! I can't believe You did and You...

Thanks kaffer! I can't believe You did and You did so quick what I asked:-) Thanks a lot!
Forum: News 07 November 2017, 20:31
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Views: 123,929
Posted By Mq
@Akira: You can insert everything into an ADF...

@Akira: You can insert everything into an ADF using adfview. It's windows software that let You get into the ADF like into directory in windows. I use it, and it works pretty well. You can copy from...
Forum: Hardware mods 05 November 2017, 12:05
Replies: 445
Views: 79,036
Posted By Mq
I'm sorry I'm talking about that magnifying glass...

I'm sorry I'm talking about that magnifying glass again, and again many times. But years ago I heard the same from my friend, and I ignored that, then some day I finally takes a look to my "very good...
Forum: Hardware mods 04 November 2017, 11:35
Replies: 445
Views: 79,036
Posted By Mq
I propose to you to check carefully soldering on...

I propose to you to check carefully soldering on Gary adapter, because it's puzzling why You have black screen when You set jumper 512/more on 512 position.

And if You had couple of bad soldering...
Forum: Hardware mods 03 November 2017, 10:28
Replies: 445
Views: 79,036
Posted By Mq
I have very good eyesight. However, I use 6x...

I have very good eyesight. However, I use 6x magnifying glass after smd soldering, so I think it's worth to use it because I saw something more with that, and sometimes I catch small mistakes.

I'm...
Forum: Hardware mods 03 November 2017, 02:21
Replies: 445
Views: 79,036
Posted By Mq
The problem could be with bad soldering. If You...

The problem could be with bad soldering. If You haven't good experience with smd chips soldering, then try to look carefully to every soldered pin under the magnifying glass. From my experience I...
Forum: Hardware mods 03 November 2017, 01:52
Replies: 445
Views: 79,036
Posted By Mq
Yes, that two green circled ones jumpers are the...

Yes, that two green circled ones jumpers are the same. It's your choice which of them you want to use, but probably you will not use them at all:-)
If you build only slow ram extension, then you...
Forum: News 27 October 2017, 17:27
Replies: 928
Views: 123,929
Posted By Mq
Hi kaffer, I have a suggestion, but I think it's...

Hi kaffer, I have a suggestion, but I think it's suggestion is "must be":-)
I'm going to build Gotek inside my Atari ST and I want to have only encoder with button instead of two standard buttons....
Forum: News 25 October 2017, 17:50
Replies: 928
Views: 123,929
Posted By Mq
antiriad76: Have You seen a config file example?...

antiriad76: Have You seen a config file example? If not, then look there better:-)
Forum: Hardware mods 20 October 2017, 13:08
Replies: 445
Views: 79,036
Posted By Mq
N suffix is DIL package. Edit: I...

N suffix is DIL package.

Edit: I miss-understood too. N suffix is DIL, but it's ok if You use it on 8A motherboard.
Forum: News 19 October 2017, 10:22
Replies: 928
Views: 123,929
Posted By Mq
I confirm. Yesterday I connected Gotek to my...

I confirm. Yesterday I connected Gotek to my 1040STE and it works very well with st images. Thanks a lot once again Kaffer! Good work!
Forum: Hardware mods 18 October 2017, 13:56
Replies: 445
Views: 79,036
Posted By Mq
Perhaps someone has used an acronym or thinking...

Perhaps someone has used an acronym or thinking shortcut and wrote 2MB as 2 megabytes of size and x16 as 16 bits organisation. But this is a misnomer. Properly should be 2MB or 1Mx16b or 16Mb. Anyway...
Forum: Hardware mods 18 October 2017, 12:31
Replies: 445
Views: 79,036
Posted By Mq
It's simple mathematics. 1Mx16bit=16Mbit=2MB...

It's simple mathematics. 1Mx16bit=16Mbit=2MB because 1byte=8bits. So same chips can be named 1Mx16bit or 2MB or else 16Mbit. And important: lowercase "b" means bit, and uppercase "B" means byte.
...
Forum: News 17 October 2017, 15:41
Replies: 928
Views: 123,929
Posted By Mq
Thanks for explanation. I understand everything.

Thanks for explanation. I understand everything.
Forum: News 17 October 2017, 13:26
Replies: 928
Views: 123,929
Posted By Mq
Saving values from FF config file into flash of...

Saving values from FF config file into flash of device is very important and awesome for me:-) I was thinking about it too, because I love config-less mode in FF, and I use few pendrives, so it's...
Forum: News 17 October 2017, 12:54
Replies: 928
Views: 123,929
Posted By Mq
Ok, thanks, I thought this thread is dead,...

Ok, thanks, I thought this thread is dead, because there were no posts since few days. And today I just open github site, and I see there were two new versions of FlashFloppy I didn't know about...
Forum: News 17 October 2017, 11:46
Replies: 928
Views: 123,929
Posted By Mq
Hi Kaffer. I don't use facebook, I don't have...

Hi Kaffer. I don't use facebook, I don't have account there, and I don't want to have it. Is it the end of knowing anything about new versions etc for me and all the people like me? Where can I read...
Forum: Hardware mods 06 October 2017, 21:19
Replies: 445
Views: 79,036
Posted By Mq
Hi there. I tested some chips 60ns and 70ns. You...

Hi there. I tested some chips 60ns and 70ns. You can use both of them, and it doesn't matter even if You mix 60ns and 70ns chips in one extension. If chips are good, then they works for me even if I...
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