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Forum: support.Hardware 19 October 2020, 21:54
Replies: 2
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Posted By lesta_smsc
Are you referring to pixel clock? I'm not sure if...

Are you referring to pixel clock? I'm not sure if some cards just don't allow that natively (though bios mods can allow such features).
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 October 2020, 21:19
Replies: 6,356
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Posted By lesta_smsc
RGB to VGA adaptor! Want to test these 15khz...

RGB to VGA adaptor! Want to test these 15khz monitors lol
Forum: support.Hardware 19 October 2020, 20:29
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By lesta_smsc
Do you have any means of copying drivers to an...

Do you have any means of copying drivers to an ADF or writing ADF?
Forum: support.Hardware 19 October 2020, 09:09
Replies: 36
Views: 1,136
Posted By lesta_smsc
Just had a thought given the price of these. Is...

Just had a thought given the price of these. Is it not possibly cheaper to use a 15khz monitor instead? I'm on the lookout for one and if its cheap enough I'm buying that so I can just plug in the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 18 October 2020, 17:24
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By lesta_smsc
According to that post it seems it was given out...

According to that post it seems it was given out at a convention. Maybe they were randomly thrown in some games too like the blue packets inside walkers crisps lol.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 18 October 2020, 16:10
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By lesta_smsc
Maybe they were thrown in when they ran out of...

Maybe they were thrown in when they ran out of the original merchandise lol.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 18 October 2020, 16:09
Replies: 312
Views: 12,845
Posted By lesta_smsc
This makes great viewing. The incredible thing is...

This makes great viewing. The incredible thing is this was 'cutting edge' at that time and even looking back at it now I am still in awe thinking this is something commonly used today and taken for...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 October 2020, 16:04
Replies: 82
Views: 2,732
Posted By lesta_smsc
A500 - only because my fondest childhood memories...

A500 - only because my fondest childhood memories are of those playing on the Amiga and not a PC. It was an A600 though. Great graphics, music and ability to create own music easily just pressing...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 18 October 2020, 15:54
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By lesta_smsc
Not this one is it? ...

Not this one is it?
https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/vintage-psygnosis-pin-badge-1989-1776853139

My only other guess would be Shadow of the Beast - I'm sure it came with a pin but maybe it...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 18 October 2020, 15:48
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By lesta_smsc
This made me chuckle. He clearly knows people on...

This made me chuckle. He clearly knows people on EAB will be on hand to help out. Great piece of software made even greater now it is free! :)
Forum: Amiga scene 18 October 2020, 15:44
Replies: 16
Views: 788
Posted By lesta_smsc
I'm currently looking at 24" inch widescreen LED...

I'm currently looking at 24" inch widescreen LED that I THINK will support 15kHz! Apparently there is option to change aspect ratio using OSD so maybe you can do that also to correct the 'fill'...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 October 2020, 12:58
Replies: 19
Views: 844
Posted By lesta_smsc
Any chance of mere mortals testing this? Lol ...

Any chance of mere mortals testing this? Lol

BTW how much free memory is needed as if streaming then it will require network use = memory taken up for loading relevant stacks.
Forum: support.Hardware 17 October 2020, 11:03
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By lesta_smsc
Swap drives over. If problem persists then may be...

Swap drives over. If problem persists then may be floppy port or motherboard issue.
Forum: support.Hardware 17 October 2020, 03:10
Replies: 8
Views: 231
Posted By lesta_smsc
Check your Startup-Sequence file and make a...

Check your Startup-Sequence file and make a backup. Then copy over A500 version to see if that works.
Forum: support.Hardware 17 October 2020, 02:54
Replies: 8
Views: 231
Posted By lesta_smsc
Had similar error with PCMCIA CF. Could it be...

Had similar error with PCMCIA CF. Could it be dependency loaded into memory?
Forum: support.Hardware 17 October 2020, 00:12
Replies: 36
Views: 1,136
Posted By lesta_smsc
I have tried the SCART input on my LED TV and...

I have tried the SCART input on my LED TV and found the resolution to be extremely poor but never really noticed lag.
Forum: support.Hardware 16 October 2020, 22:18
Replies: 36
Views: 1,136
Posted By lesta_smsc
Great news! Always wondered whether upscale cause...

Great news! Always wondered whether upscale cause pixelation. Any pics?
Forum: support.Hardware 16 October 2020, 22:17
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By lesta_smsc
Have you tried it on A1200? If it works then it...

Have you tried it on A1200? If it works then it may be the disk isn't reading correctly on the A500.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 October 2020, 23:13
Replies: 6
Views: 685
Posted By lesta_smsc
Incredible collection there! I dread to think of...

Incredible collection there! I dread to think of the actual cost of all of this :o
Forum: support.Hardware 11 October 2020, 11:59
Replies: 36
Views: 1,136
Posted By lesta_smsc
Great [emoji106] Looking forward to your...

Great [emoji106]

Looking forward to your reviews on it.

At present I'm looking for 15khz compatible monitors as I've heard they display Amiga very nicely!
Forum: support.Hardware 10 October 2020, 23:47
Replies: 36
Views: 1,136
Posted By lesta_smsc
CRT on anything but CRT is really poor quality. ...

CRT on anything but CRT is really poor quality.

I've got 3 CRTs and even between them the clarity is noticeable but if I then played on my LES it looks so undesirable and off putting lol
Forum: support.Hardware 10 October 2020, 22:14
Replies: 36
Views: 1,136
Posted By lesta_smsc
It is space consuming but nothing beats it....

It is space consuming but nothing beats it. Plenty of these sets available and cheaper than high end SCART to HDMI adaptors.
Forum: Amiga scene 10 October 2020, 20:26
Replies: 19
Views: 844
Posted By lesta_smsc
Excellent! There are some other formats which...

Excellent! There are some other formats which require lower processing power (at least less than mp3):
3gp - used on DS and old Nokia
AMR - ridiculously low file size!

Any chance of using these...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 October 2020, 20:21
Replies: 36
Views: 1,136
Posted By lesta_smsc
@Arnie why not forget HDMI and go for a CRT and...

@Arnie why not forget HDMI and go for a CRT and play the CDTV it all its 240p glory?
Forum: Amiga scene 09 October 2020, 01:57
Replies: 32
Views: 1,631
Posted By lesta_smsc
Or use DiskRipper tool. Great for batch ADF...

Or use DiskRipper tool. Great for batch ADF creation .
Forum: support.Hardware 09 October 2020, 01:54
Replies: 36
Views: 1,136
Posted By lesta_smsc
Most devices run off 500mA but some require 1A -...

Most devices run off 500mA but some require 1A - not sure what power input is needed by adaptor.

You have 2 options:

1) Check to see if your TV has HDD port for USB as that is generally 5V 1A....
Forum: Amiga scene 09 October 2020, 01:51
Replies: 19
Views: 844
Posted By lesta_smsc
I'm just thinking how this could be achieved. I...

I'm just thinking how this could be achieved. I think sample rate definitely needs to be lower. 8bit is probably more realistic than 16bit? The stock Amiga would struggle to manage compression so it...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 October 2020, 19:53
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By lesta_smsc
Looks like a problem with scrolling... a daft...

Looks like a problem with scrolling... a daft question but have you tried it with another TV? My LCD did this with A500 but on CRT there is no problem.
Forum: support.Hardware 07 October 2020, 23:22
Replies: 36
Views: 1,136
Posted By lesta_smsc
The last image shows the USB to DC jack cable?......

The last image shows the USB to DC jack cable?...
Also states this in ad:

"Package Included:
SCART and HDMI to HDMI Converter x1
USB Power Cable x1
User Manual x1"
Forum: support.Hardware 07 October 2020, 17:04
Replies: 36
Views: 1,136
Posted By lesta_smsc
@Arnie the one I posted first which my friend had...

@Arnie the one I posted first which my friend had success with is the same as the one confirmed to work by fellow 2 users. Seems like it's the one to go for :)
Forum: support.Hardware 07 October 2020, 14:36
Replies: 36
Views: 1,136
Posted By lesta_smsc
The last one I posted is similar to the YouTube...

The last one I posted is similar to the YouTube video linked. I suppose many variants are available. CVBS is composite video. I assumed that device supported RGB.
Forum: support.Hardware 07 October 2020, 13:35
Replies: 36
Views: 1,136
Posted By lesta_smsc
A friend of mine used one very similar to this (I...

A friend of mine used one very similar to this (I think Lindy brand) but looks identical and it worked very well:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/392970791544

Just be careful on eBay some adverts...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 October 2020, 01:23
Replies: 6,356
Views: 1,201,254
Posted By lesta_smsc
These IPF publicly available or is this SPS?

These IPF publicly available or is this SPS?
Forum: Amiga scene 06 October 2020, 01:10
Replies: 16
Views: 788
Posted By lesta_smsc
Nice! I have a 14" Trinitron. Picture quality is...

Nice! I have a 14" Trinitron. Picture quality is amazing! Though saying that the 28" gives a more arcade feel for other consoles.
Forum: Amiga scene 05 October 2020, 21:57
Replies: 16
Views: 788
Posted By lesta_smsc
Ah ok... I have a 28" 4:3 CRT and it is GREAT for...

Ah ok... I have a 28" 4:3 CRT and it is GREAT for emulators at native resolution when outputting 15khz to it from my laptop!

I'm curious to know what the arcade games look like since they are...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 October 2020, 21:34
Replies: 16
Views: 788
Posted By lesta_smsc
I'm tempted by these but wonder how they compare...

I'm tempted by these but wonder how they compare to CRT as the native resolution in effect is the same...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 October 2020, 12:01
Replies: 32
Views: 1,631
Posted By lesta_smsc
Very true... so many variants of applications and...

Very true... so many variants of applications and software that it is important for preservation. In fact, some disks had bugs and viruses as part of the original release which should also be...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 September 2020, 22:59
Replies: 21
Views: 784
Posted By lesta_smsc
Incredible! So much more potential with F7 but...

Incredible! So much more potential with F7 but for my needs the F1 is more than adequate lol.
Forum: support.Hardware 28 September 2020, 21:57
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By lesta_smsc
If all else fails, maybe 3D print would be an...

If all else fails, maybe 3D print would be an option?
Forum: Amiga scene 28 September 2020, 21:56
Replies: 32
Views: 1,631
Posted By lesta_smsc
Great initiative and very handy for the end user...

Great initiative and very handy for the end user to have them in this format. Thank you :)
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