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Forum: News 05 October 2019, 18:59
Replies: 423
Views: 54,863
Posted By mr.spiv
Whoa.. where can I order one of these A600MX...

Whoa.. where can I order one of these A600MX goodies? Did not see them on AOTL.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 03 October 2019, 16:27
Replies: 31
Views: 1,816
Posted By mr.spiv
Also, depending on the definition of "being the...

Also, depending on the definition of "being the best" it does not matter how uber cool someone is optimizing code for m68k if the algorithms he/she uses for solving some problem are bad. Coding...
Forum: Coders. Tutorials 26 September 2019, 02:42
Replies: 40
Views: 1,338
Posted By mr.spiv
If the disk is used for anything else than just...

If the disk is used for anything else than just to show off the 2KB boot you want to reserve space for the additional 2 sectors from the disk bitmap. Otherwise the chances are that some random file...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 August 2019, 12:53
Replies: 78
Views: 2,923
Posted By mr.spiv
Probably 1K chess on ZX-81 ;) Then later games...

Probably 1K chess on ZX-81 ;) Then later games that came with Spectrum 48K (Hungry Horace et al).
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 31 July 2019, 22:30
Replies: 88
Views: 11,819
Posted By mr.spiv
Master Blaster (Jungle Command), Fred...

Master Blaster (Jungle Command), Fred (Ackerlight), Banana (TEK.. for the love of mod.echoing), SLL (Kefrens)... there are/were so many great composers out there.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 31 July 2019, 22:04
Replies: 96
Views: 15,539
Posted By mr.spiv
Xmas 1988 A500 512K & 1.3.. happy times.. First...

Xmas 1988 A500 512K & 1.3.. happy times.. First saved money to buy a CM8833 as using our living room TV wasn't really an option in a long run. Sold it probably around -90 to pay phone bills (kept the...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 July 2019, 19:06
Replies: 13
Views: 1,262
Posted By mr.spiv
Still coding stuff but at very low pace and not...

Still coding stuff but at very low pace and not that great "quality". I am stuck at my 89-91 style stuff where my heart belongs. My latest release was for ZX Spectrum under Scoopex though as that was...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 December 2016, 23:24
Replies: 40
Views: 7,350
Posted By mr.spiv
I got my A500 (with b&w telly) for Xmas -88 (I...

I got my A500 (with b&w telly) for Xmas -88 (I consider end of -88 late.. I wish I had been there early -86). I had to rely on my friends to see stuff I did in color. Took a while to save for cm8833,...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 19 August 2016, 17:52
Replies: 76
Views: 17,968
Posted By mr.spiv
A question about this Furia.. how does it compare...

A question about this Furia.. how does it compare stability wise to aca020? Is it as picky as aca? After all tweaks, recaps, grounding etc my a600 still freezes after some time when aca020 is in use..
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 16 June 2016, 06:58
Replies: 46
Views: 10,995
Posted By mr.spiv
Actually.. Chaos once explained the rotozoomer to...

Actually.. Chaos once explained the rotozoomer to me during one As^H^HBoozembly but I was not too much in a condition to remember the details of it afterwards :D
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 20 May 2016, 20:55
Replies: 526
Views: 61,764
Posted By mr.spiv
Now this was clever! :D

Now this was clever! :D
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 18 May 2016, 07:49
Replies: 526
Views: 61,764
Posted By mr.spiv
Couldn't resis :o ; d0 = 16 bit int...

Couldn't resis :o

; d0 = 16 bit int (scratch)
; d1 = reversed int
;
reverse
moveq #1,d1
.loop
lsr.w #1,d0
addx.w d1,d1
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 May 2016, 22:51
Replies: 86
Views: 11,089
Posted By mr.spiv
This definitely should be multiple choices vote...

This definitely should be multiple choices vote thingy ;)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 April 2016, 03:22
Replies: 6
Views: 1,016
Posted By mr.spiv
Can't remember but the PSU came with the Minimig...

Can't remember but the PSU came with the Minimig I bought (from ACube afair). Anyway, I doubt that infinitely repeating ghost keystrokes or random control sequences were because of PSU. There's a bit...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 March 2016, 04:42
Replies: 6
Views: 1,016
Posted By mr.spiv
Actaully.. I had to iterate a number of old and...

Actaully.. I had to iterate a number of old and new standard PS/2 keyboards until I found one that worked without everyday "whatta h*k" moments. Same with USB adapters. I admit I have this "if it...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 10 March 2016, 19:24
Replies: 3
Views: 914
Posted By mr.spiv
There were ton of tiny reloc routines in various...

There were ton of tiny reloc routines in various exe-decrunchers.. I would 'borrow' one of those :D
Forum: Coders. General 10 March 2016, 19:12
Replies: 28
Views: 7,681
Posted By mr.spiv
hmm.. one crappy demo I did in past had sprite...

hmm.. one crappy demo I did in past had sprite playfield and other stuff done using repeating sprites: http://kestra.exotica.org.uk/files/screenies/15000/7322c.png

Loads of copperlist stuff to...
Forum: request.Modules 20 February 2016, 03:18
Replies: 35
Views: 17,232
Posted By mr.spiv
\m/ \m/

\m/ \m/
Forum: request.Modules 19 February 2016, 23:55
Replies: 35
Views: 17,232
Posted By mr.spiv
Come on.. echoing.mod (banana) and red sector...

Come on.. echoing.mod (banana) and red sector theme (4mat) :D
Forum: support.Hardware 19 February 2016, 02:16
Replies: 29
Views: 2,986
Posted By mr.spiv
Walk to the closest Fry's or similar shop and...

Walk to the closest Fry's or similar shop and look for e.g., philips M2x12mm sized screws.
Forum: MarketPlace 10 February 2016, 20:06
Replies: 27
Views: 2,405
Posted By mr.spiv
Actually.. when I sum up all the stuff I needed...

Actually.. when I sum up all the stuff I needed to get my A600 into usable condition (with still some minor issues regardless of "extensive" repair work by Amigakit) the price gets ridiculous....
Forum: Amiga scene 03 February 2016, 00:44
Replies: 289
Views: 69,210
Posted By mr.spiv
Out of curiosity.. I presume this converter does...

Out of curiosity.. I presume this converter does good job showing 50Hz modes i.e., no tearing etc things while scrolling?
Forum: Hardware mods 25 January 2016, 23:07
Replies: 46
Views: 6,297
Posted By mr.spiv
Like this:...

Like this: http://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=1051493&postcount=19

I liked the approach because I got multiple machines that I can used this one PSU with. For other computers, like my Spectrum...
Forum: Hardware mods 16 January 2016, 23:51
Replies: 8
Views: 2,569
Posted By mr.spiv
One more observation.. I got a new USB stick....

One more observation.. I got a new USB stick. Same symptons. However, I can actually swap ADFs but Amiga does not see it.. until even that stops working i.e., at some point ADFs do not change anymore...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 January 2016, 23:35
Replies: 78
Views: 12,196
Posted By mr.spiv
I got the same with my A600. ...

I got the same with my A600.



Stuttering is Indivision (TM).. I got the same with all monitors I tried.. I actually spent quite a bit of time and $$$ trying to find decent retro nerding...
Forum: Hardware mods 15 January 2016, 08:01
Replies: 8
Views: 2,569
Posted By mr.spiv
I got an internal Gotek (kipper's one) with the...

I got an internal Gotek (kipper's one) with the latest Herve's FW in my A600. One issue has been buggering me on and off fashion: the setup does not recognize the change of disk (adf image) until...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 January 2016, 08:15
Replies: 118
Views: 16,921
Posted By mr.spiv
those screws do not cost too many pennies.. just...

those screws do not cost too many pennies.. just get few from "anywhere". I used philips M2x12mm sized screws.
Forum: support.Hardware 03 January 2016, 09:26
Replies: 6
Views: 916
Posted By mr.spiv
I actually replaced the disk drive with Gotek.....

I actually replaced the disk drive with Gotek.. same issue still remains :guru Another thing is that the distortion is ~16 bits wide and only affects certain color components i.e., with some color...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 January 2016, 03:47
Replies: 118
Views: 16,921
Posted By mr.spiv
Seemed to do the thing.. been running stable for...

Seemed to do the thing.. been running stable for few hours now. (slow testing cycle since the ACA620 was in void somewhere between UK and US past 14 months..) Time will tell but the board has never...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 November 2015, 18:46
Replies: 40
Views: 10,768
Posted By mr.spiv
I did this kind of "dirty" PicoPSU hack into the...

I did this kind of "dirty" PicoPSU hack into the existing Amiga PSU case:
http://www.deadcoderssociety.net/pics/psu.jpg

Has worked OK and did not require modifications to the Amiga itself. I did...
Forum: project.aGTW 30 October 2015, 02:08
Replies: 12
Views: 5,837
Posted By mr.spiv
Oh cool.. I never had the patience to play that...

Oh cool.. I never had the patience to play that far :D
Forum: MarketPlace 22 July 2015, 09:37
Replies: 13
Views: 1,729
Posted By mr.spiv
Thanks for suggestions and advise. I'll open the...

Thanks for suggestions and advise. I'll open the thing and look into what to do when I get back home.. say in three weeks. In a meanwhile there are few more fly miles to catch ;)
Forum: MarketPlace 17 July 2015, 02:44
Replies: 13
Views: 1,729
Posted By mr.spiv
Pricing A3000D with stuff

Folks,

Sorry for asking pricing information but you know.. lazyness took me and I have no idea where the market goes. I _might_ need to get rid off my trusty A3000D, since what it does is...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 July 2015, 08:06
Replies: 6
Views: 916
Posted By mr.spiv
This is how my screen usually looks like after...

This is how my screen usually looks like after the A600 has been off for a day :nuts http://www.deadcoderssociety.net/pics/indivision_at_best.jpg
Forum: support.Hardware 01 July 2015, 16:58
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By mr.spiv
I solved my "international" PSU issues with the...

I solved my "international" PSU issues with the following http://www.deadcoderssociety.net/pics/psu.jpg ugly hack.. :crazy
Forum: support.Hardware 01 July 2015, 16:38
Replies: 6
Views: 916
Posted By mr.spiv
Thanks.. can you elaborate more about the "extra...

Thanks.. can you elaborate more about the "extra decoupling on the MB"?
Forum: support.Hardware 01 July 2015, 07:19
Replies: 6
Views: 916
Posted By mr.spiv
A600 and display distortion when floppy is active

Okay.. Got A600 + 604n + Indivision (using only VGA output now) + Sakura setup.. Works decently until after being on longer periods the screen starts getting distortion every time the floppy drive...
Forum: News 02 May 2015, 03:36
Replies: 24
Views: 5,068
Posted By mr.spiv
This is just unfair.. now that I live close...

This is just unfair.. now that I live close enough to bike there I happen to go & stay for few weeks in Europe just a day earlier :banghead
Forum: support.Hardware 29 September 2014, 21:53
Replies: 1
Views: 733
Posted By mr.spiv
Indivision ECS fine tuning

/me asking trivial things again.. I have been playing around with the Indivision ECS and the config tool. My main motivation is to use 50Hz output (since I got tubes that work with it).

I wonder...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 September 2014, 22:10
Replies: 5
Views: 697
Posted By mr.spiv
Thanks for suggestions!

Thanks for suggestions!
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