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Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 10:07
Replies: 16
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Posted By jbilander
TF has started a ReAgnus project, he now has a...

TF has started a ReAgnus project, he now has a lot of resources on Agnus including the original schematics. Check around 26:28 into his youtube stream he mentions this. Great Stuff....
Forum: support.Hardware 28 May 2020, 11:11
Replies: 15
Views: 418
Posted By jbilander
No Problem. Glad it helped. With a Rev 6A...

No Problem. Glad it helped. With a Rev 6A motherboard I would rather use the trapdoor expansion port though, and not populate the four empty slots on mobo. Most memory expansion cards has a RTC chip...
Forum: Hardware mods 27 May 2020, 14:25
Replies: 21
Views: 1,668
Posted By jbilander
VGP (videogameperfection) has them for resell...

VGP (videogameperfection) has them for resell here in Europe as well, but €105 (incl. VAT) is a bit steep in my opinion. Difference to the RAD2x is the 2X-SCART has the artificial scanlines option...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 May 2020, 11:39
Replies: 15
Views: 418
Posted By jbilander
Just a heads up, you might want to source...

Just a heads up, you might want to source ultra-flat sockets because it gets tight with keyboard clearance once you put standard 20 pin dip sockets in there. Check out the (sticky) thread "Amiga 500...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 May 2020, 11:41
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By jbilander
The TF534 will autoconfig to Z3 space so...

The TF534 will autoconfig to Z3 space so shouldn't conflict. I think the TF534's 4MB 32-bit RAM will be given higher priority config automatically but I'm not sure. That is however important because...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 May 2020, 22:49
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By jbilander
Light grey indicates CIA error or ROM corruption....

Light grey indicates CIA error or ROM corruption. Black is No CPU detected, or ROM error, or CIA.

It sounds like you have problem with the ROM or the CIA's or the sockets/traces for them, try...
Forum: Hardware mods 03 May 2020, 14:16
Replies: 25
Views: 2,280
Posted By jbilander
Probably because of post #38 in thread below?....

Probably because of post #38 in thread below?. Sad if that is the case. It was an excellent tool for troubleshooting.

http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=99872&page=2
Forum: support.Hardware 30 March 2020, 23:20
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By jbilander
I think the last step in post #53 explains the...

I think the last step in post #53 explains the problem:
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=77782&page=3
Forum: support.Hardware 11 March 2020, 10:38
Replies: 14
Views: 461
Posted By jbilander
If it were that simple it would've been done long...

If it were that simple it would've been done long ago and you would have a guide to follow already. The problem is on 8372B they had to remove the 2nd RAS line due to limited pinout, and replaced it...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 March 2020, 15:00
Replies: 14
Views: 461
Posted By jbilander
If you really want 2 MB ChipRAM in your Rev 6A...

If you really want 2 MB ChipRAM in your Rev 6A then I think your best bet would be to do the mod shown in picture below.

http://www.rasterline.com/images/amiga/A500_REV6A_2MEG_CHIP.jpg

Step 1...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 March 2020, 13:28
Replies: 14
Views: 461
Posted By jbilander
1 MB Chip RAM takes you far, especially if you...

1 MB Chip RAM takes you far, especially if you have some Fast RAM (slow-fast or real) available at boot time that Workbench can load into automatically. This will leave you with almost the whole 1 MB...
Forum: Hardware mods 07 March 2020, 17:38
Replies: 301
Views: 33,839
Posted By jbilander
Yes, I was under the impression that the TG68...

Yes, I was under the impression that the TG68 core was 68k instruction set only and not 68020. Looks like I was wrong, looking at the sysinfo screenshot on first page it says 68EC020. Sorry for the...
Forum: Hardware mods 07 March 2020, 15:37
Replies: 301
Views: 33,839
Posted By jbilander
Are we still talking about running on an...

Are we still talking about running on an unmodified TG68 core?, meaning pure 68000 compatibility? That was my concern with the name ECS_030, but as long as ScummVM ECS wasn't compiled with a -m68020...
Forum: Hardware mods 04 March 2020, 13:50
Replies: 301
Views: 33,839
Posted By jbilander
Yes, this one: ...

Yes, this one:

http://aminet.net/package/game/misc/ScummVM_ECS_030

It says fast 030 in requirements, but I don't think it actually uses any specific 020/030 instructions, Novacoder should...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 February 2020, 16:15
Replies: 11
Views: 613
Posted By jbilander
We recently discussed this topic on another...

We recently discussed this topic on another thread here:

http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=100951

If you don't get that existing cable working it will be fairly easy to modify it removing...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 February 2020, 10:37
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By jbilander
Maybe not the quickest but another option is...

Maybe not the quickest but another option is using backup with lha:

You have a thread here: https://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=53071
Forum: support.Hardware 20 February 2020, 11:49
Replies: 19
Views: 686
Posted By jbilander
Thanks. A quick look at the Philips CM8833...

Thanks. A quick look at the Philips CM8833 Service Manual says TTL level input Low 0V-0.8V, High 2.4V-5V...

https://www.manualslib.com/manual/745892/Philips-Cm8833.html#manual

...so looks like...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 February 2020, 13:23
Replies: 19
Views: 686
Posted By jbilander
Nice find, 3rd button toggles external sync...

Nice find,

3rd button toggles external sync (needed for RGB) and internal sync (needed for Component)

Making your own RGB (with Csync) cable it would probably be easiest to start with something...
Forum: Hardware mods 12 February 2020, 12:16
Replies: 75
Views: 14,137
Posted By jbilander
Maybe put a PLL on there or is it too easy? :) ...

Maybe put a PLL on there or is it too easy? :)

https://www.diodes.com/assets/Datasheets/PT7C4511.pdf
Forum: Hardware mods 09 February 2020, 20:54
Replies: 25
Views: 2,280
Posted By jbilander
KiCad GerbView can export to kicad_pcb, but the...

KiCad GerbView can export to kicad_pcb, but the result might be useless?

In Eagle: File->Import->Gerber included from v7.5 and KiCad can import from Eagle but again I don't know how useful the...
Forum: Hardware mods 09 February 2020, 18:07
Replies: 301
Views: 33,839
Posted By jbilander
Yes please open source this. I'm curious to learn...

Yes please open source this. I'm curious to learn more about the glue logic with the Amiga learning from people who know how to do this the right way. Ofc people who put a lot of time and talent in...
Forum: Hardware mods 08 February 2020, 10:21
Replies: 301
Views: 33,839
Posted By jbilander
Impressive, well done :great, what version of...

Impressive, well done :great, what version of SysInfo are you using? Maybe later revisions are more accurate in this regard?

https://sysinfo.d0.se/
Forum: Hardware mods 07 February 2020, 09:13
Replies: 301
Views: 33,839
Posted By jbilander
On that topic, may I suggest the name Harpia...

On that topic, may I suggest the name Harpia after the coolest/biggest bird on the planet, the Harpy Eagle (Harpia Harpyja). A real predator and it feeds on sloths (amongst others) so you can call...
Forum: Hardware mods 05 February 2020, 14:06
Replies: 21
Views: 1,668
Posted By jbilander
Yes, I think it takes: 240p/480i, 288p/576i, NTSC...

Yes, I think it takes: 240p/480i, 288p/576i, NTSC (60Hz) and PAL (50Hz) at 15kHz and Output: HDMI at 480p/576p (line-doubled mode). I think analog RGB internally is converted to YCbCr just like the...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 February 2020, 10:02
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By jbilander
The Amiga mostly uses the +5V rail, so check that...

The Amiga mostly uses the +5V rail, so check that one is ok too. You should have +5V, +12V and -12V coming from the PSU. If that all looks ok then it is probably something inside the Amiga. Check if...
Forum: Hardware mods 01 February 2020, 10:52
Replies: 21
Views: 1,668
Posted By jbilander
New product: Retrotink 2X-SCART

This, I think, will be an interesting product to try with the Amiga...

"Like the Pro, it offers smoothing and scan-line generation as well as a USB firmware upgrade capability."

"Note: the...
Forum: Amiga scene 31 January 2020, 09:13
Replies: 408
Views: 41,351
Posted By jbilander
As promised the 3d-model is now publicly...

As promised the 3d-model is now publicly available (on grabcad). I didn't dare to put AMIGA on the case because of the legal situation. I went with VAMPIRE, however it is trivial to DIY in the model...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 November 2019, 15:31
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By jbilander
What PSU model is this? Just drain the capacitors...

What PSU model is this? Just drain the capacitors of any charge before you start poke around, you should be safe. Inspect the electrolytic caps visually if any has "popped" and start leaking. One...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 November 2019, 11:42
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By jbilander
It does remove the NOT in front of the IN USE. In...

It does remove the NOT in front of the IN USE. In WB 3.1 you can just try type the command CPU FastROM in shell and it makes use of the MMU to protect the kickstart now mapped to RAM. This speeds up...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 November 2019, 11:40
Replies: 18
Views: 836
Posted By jbilander
Picture on product site shows IDE drive speed of...

Picture on product site shows IDE drive speed of ~5.5 and youtube video ~6.5 so you should be able to crank it up significantly from your ~3.3 reading. This probably involves using the 512k FlashROM...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 November 2019, 21:38
Replies: 13
Views: 584
Posted By jbilander
I use ChipQuick SMD291 No-Clean Tack Flux or...

I use ChipQuick SMD291 No-Clean Tack Flux or Amtech NC-559-V2-TF Tacky Flux with plunger needle. For solder paste Loctite GC 10 solder paste in syringe (can be stored up to one year at regular room...
Forum: Hardware mods 16 November 2019, 17:31
Replies: 56
Views: 6,606
Posted By jbilander
Nice, what video format do you have the source...

Nice, what video format do you have the source in?. With the free handbrake software (open source video transcoder) you can encode a mp4 (H.264) with high quality settings (high profile) that youtube...
Forum: Hardware mods 15 November 2019, 10:30
Replies: 56
Views: 6,606
Posted By jbilander
I did a little research about these...

I did a little research about these Pound/Hyperkin/LevelHike cables. They all seem to use the same generic chipset and treat 240p as 480i which of course ruins image quality (scrolling blur) and from...
Forum: Hardware mods 14 November 2019, 14:17
Replies: 56
Views: 6,606
Posted By jbilander
Interesting solution for a decent price, looking...

Interesting solution for a decent price, looking forward to your youtube video. I wonder how much current it draws? Maybe you can power it from the Amiga pin 23 (+5V max 100 mA) as well.
Forum: Hardware mods 11 November 2019, 13:04
Replies: 7
Views: 945
Posted By jbilander
Thanks, Don't know exactly about cost, I had most...

Thanks, Don't know exactly about cost, I had most parts at home already, just had to get a new db25 and I was all set.
Forum: Hardware mods 11 November 2019, 11:10
Replies: 7
Views: 945
Posted By jbilander
DIY Amiga DB23 to VGA (15 pin) adaptor

Hi all,

Did this adaptor the other day, works great...Goal was to make a very cheap adaptor, hence the use of a cut down db25, but still with good signal quality, maybe someone else has use for...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 October 2019, 11:19
Replies: 8
Views: 712
Posted By jbilander
A standard DB23->VGA adapter doesn't have Csync...

A standard DB23->VGA adapter doesn't have Csync (pin 10) connected to any of the 15 pins (DE-15 connector) inside the adaptor. It only has separate sync pin 11 and 12 wired. What you want for RGBS to...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 October 2019, 22:19
Replies: 8
Views: 712
Posted By jbilander
It doesn't matter if you use the 8-pin or the...

It doesn't matter if you use the 8-pin or the 15-pin connector, they both take RGBS.

https://www.arcadewinkel.nl/image/data/howtos/GBS-8200%20v4.0.jpg


It is a matter of wiring pin 10 from...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 October 2019, 21:15
Replies: 8
Views: 712
Posted By jbilander
Stock firmware does it with RGBS signal, not sure...

Stock firmware does it with RGBS signal, not sure about RGBHV at 15 kHz. What you have read here on the forum, that it only takes 31kHz on RGBHV input, may be correct. Don't know, but try RGBS that I...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 October 2019, 20:42
Replies: 8
Views: 712
Posted By jbilander
The Amiga normally runs at 15 kHz for games (pal...

The Amiga normally runs at 15 kHz for games (pal or ntsc). Even if using a DB23 to VGA-adapter the signal sent from the Amiga is 15kHz although buffered, you would need to run e.g. DblPal mode to get...
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