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Forum: Amiga scene 23 November 2013, 17:41
Replies: 61
Views: 10,872
Posted By SS454
I think anyone with Indivision ECS has bought a...

I think anyone with Indivision ECS has bought a good chunk of Clone-A already.
Forum: News 23 November 2013, 03:37
Replies: 63
Views: 10,118
Posted By SS454
"Chips and tracks" have nothing to do with it. It...

"Chips and tracks" have nothing to do with it. It is a matter of basic hardware architecture, of instruction sets and memory maps.

Modern PC's are using the same as they did in 1981, just with...
Forum: News 22 November 2013, 18:12
Replies: 63
Views: 10,118
Posted By SS454
But they've not given us a choice of hardware....

But they've not given us a choice of hardware. Instead they locked the OS to these weird low volume, high cost motherboards.

See the biggest problem is the OS4 camp can't decide what they want to...
Forum: News 18 November 2013, 00:28
Replies: 63
Views: 10,118
Posted By SS454
Of course us Amiga people are still doing our...

Of course us Amiga people are still doing our thing. On Amigas, those computers from the 80s and early 90s with 68k processors.

Hyperion's clone is interesting, but I don't think people will...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 November 2013, 22:11
Replies: 23
Views: 5,485
Posted By SS454
Indi AGA MK2 works so well he stopped selling it...

Indi AGA MK2 works so well he stopped selling it for a while.
Forum: Amiga scene 17 November 2013, 14:38
Replies: 9
Views: 2,275
Posted By SS454
Wood could be used quite easily:...

Wood could be used quite easily: http://s995.photobucket.com/user/frankosamiga/library/Amiga%20Hardware%20Hints%20And%20Tips?sort=4&page=1

Avoid MDF though, it's evil poisonous nasty stuff....
Forum: support.Hardware 17 November 2013, 02:41
Replies: 8
Views: 1,494
Posted By SS454
I'm busy non stop from now until next weekend,...

I'm busy non stop from now until next weekend, I'll put up a post it note so I don't forget to do that when I have time.

It's more than 12months old + I opened the case now anyway.
Forum: Amiga scene 16 November 2013, 13:35
Replies: 47
Views: 3,803
Posted By SS454
If there's a lot of games on disk then I'd go for...

If there's a lot of games on disk then I'd go for it. Only thing that's bugging me is there's supposed to already be a 512k fastram card in the German 2000's CPU slot, which isn't in those pictures....
Forum: Amiga scene 16 November 2013, 12:10
Replies: 47
Views: 3,803
Posted By SS454
You know I've no idea if you can make an adapter...

You know I've no idea if you can make an adapter for the different angusses... There's only 512k on the German motherboard anyway.

Kipper's ram board doesn't use the processor slot. You've got to...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 November 2013, 03:58
Replies: 8
Views: 1,494
Posted By SS454
I would if I had one. Down to just the A600 now.

I would if I had one. Down to just the A600 now.
Forum: Amiga scene 16 November 2013, 03:55
Replies: 47
Views: 3,803
Posted By SS454
That is the dreaded German A2000 motherboard, the...

That is the dreaded German A2000 motherboard, the earliest and worst of all possible kinds.

No buster chip, missing signals on CPU and Video slots, Crap Agnes instead of Fat Agnes, and a whole...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 November 2013, 18:44
Replies: 47
Views: 3,803
Posted By SS454
Yes you could load the scsi device from floppy,...

Yes you could load the scsi device from floppy, buuuut...

WHDLoad doesn't work with 1.x. So you'd be stuck on floppy games, though I don't think that is too big a hassle.

Transfare game .adf to...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 November 2013, 18:38
Replies: 8
Views: 1,494
Posted By SS454
Yes, this exact Amiga. What exactly does the...

Yes, this exact Amiga.

What exactly does the "prefactor" slider in the included software do? it has an effect on how severe the hissing is, maybe this is a clue?
Forum: Amiga scene 15 November 2013, 16:22
Replies: 47
Views: 3,803
Posted By SS454
Or he could use the 1084 that comes with the 2000.

Or he could use the 1084 that comes with the 2000.
Forum: support.Hardware 15 November 2013, 15:41
Replies: 8
Views: 1,494
Posted By SS454
2mb chip, 4mb fast, 4gb CF card. ClassicWB Green....

2mb chip, 4mb fast, 4gb CF card. ClassicWB Green.

Has been used before loads, I packed it away for a house move, and now I unpack it it's like this. There aren't any other problems using the amiga...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 November 2013, 15:12
Replies: 22
Views: 2,674
Posted By SS454
Wouldn't be that hard, from a hardware...

Wouldn't be that hard, from a hardware perspective, to give an Amiga a modern browser.

"simply" build a Zorro II/III card with ARM processor, and Android, and some (say 2gb for future proofing)...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 November 2013, 14:55
Replies: 47
Views: 3,803
Posted By SS454
It's not mate. Games run in low res, which it can...

It's not mate. Games run in low res, which it can handle. But it's still a braindead upscaler so mangles the pixels at anything above that.



You will still have PAL/NTSC problems with the...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 November 2013, 01:11
Replies: 47
Views: 3,803
Posted By SS454
Yeah 1.3 is ideal for running games from floppy....

Yeah 1.3 is ideal for running games from floppy. And your 1084 will run pretty much forever. Very occasionally flybacks blow but this is rare, and parts are still available, it's not worth worrying...
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 14 November 2013, 23:09
Replies: 4
Views: 1,398
Posted By SS454
Does this do what you need? ...

Does this do what you need?

http://i.imgur.com/uOO4Rvx.png

I know it works good for chipset, not sure of RTG. Only one way to find out.
Forum: Amiga scene 14 November 2013, 23:05
Replies: 47
Views: 3,803
Posted By SS454
Well both of the ones I've had make poor ones.

Well both of the ones I've had make poor ones.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 November 2013, 19:26
Replies: 26
Views: 2,840
Posted By SS454
I ran an A1200 with 28Mhz 030, At DBLPal (with...

I ran an A1200 with 28Mhz 030, At DBLPal (with overscan even!) on an Acorn multisync monitor, with FBlit to disable the slow blitter.

The speed of workbench was snappy at 16 colours, I even had a...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 November 2013, 19:11
Replies: 47
Views: 3,803
Posted By SS454
You don't know why? It's already been said why. ...

You don't know why? It's already been said why.




But it isn't though. The goal is to take the video signal and turn it into something you can stare at with your eyes, with the highest degree...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 November 2013, 17:37
Replies: 47
Views: 3,803
Posted By SS454
Oh, actual VGA monitor? I'm weary of...

Oh, actual VGA monitor?

I'm weary of Scandoublers in general. When they can do 50Hz, it is okay for smoothness. But even my Indivision ECS had weird noise on the signal.

Trinitron TV is what I...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 November 2013, 16:05
Replies: 7
Views: 846
Posted By SS454
Depends. Does it Click and then make a sound like...

Depends. Does it Click and then make a sound like its spinning back up?

That's what my drive did when it died.
Forum: Amiga scene 14 November 2013, 16:04
Replies: 47
Views: 3,803
Posted By SS454
The Commodore monitor is not "crappy", it is...

The Commodore monitor is not "crappy", it is literally the best display available.

Trinitrons and other aperture grilles look horrendous for amiga video. I'm replacing mine as soon as I can.
Forum: Amiga scene 14 November 2013, 13:41
Replies: 47
Views: 3,803
Posted By SS454
A 2000 with a 1084 is a good start. Lots of room...

A 2000 with a 1084 is a good start. Lots of room inside for addons, and you may have some already in there. Just don't butcher the case if you do fit one of those ugly HxC whatevers...

The GBS is...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 November 2013, 13:33
Replies: 26
Views: 2,840
Posted By SS454
AGA does do VGA but the kicker is, it was never...

AGA does do VGA but the kicker is, it was never sold set to do that.

If they'd have sold them bundled with a 1942 or other multisync, set default to VGA or DBLPal, some nice icons... But no. They...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 November 2013, 02:33
Replies: 26
Views: 2,840
Posted By SS454
^ Way too expensive. The big problem was always...

^ Way too expensive. The big problem was always the cost of A1200 + Processor board being higher than if they just made one with the good processor included.

For the time 28mhz EC020 plus fastram...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 November 2013, 02:19
Replies: 8
Views: 1,494
Posted By SS454
Broken MASPlayer - Terrible hissing.

Just dug my A600 with Masplayer evolution, the one Amigakit make. The following symptoms occur:

* Starting MASPlayer software, it makes a LOUD hiss for a few seconds.
* Play a track, same Loud...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 November 2013, 14:11
Replies: 51
Views: 6,364
Posted By SS454
With winuae I have: 68060 @ Infinity MHz...

With winuae I have:

68060 @ Infinity MHz (probably on par with 400ish Mhz G3 in performance)
512mb fast ram
8mb chip ram
64mb RTG card
16bit sound card
(slow and useless) 3D support
1TB hard...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 November 2013, 18:07
Replies: 26
Views: 2,840
Posted By SS454
It's all about this, really. ...

It's all about this, really.

http://www.bigbookofamigahardware.com/bboah/product.aspx?id=1944

I mean, the A500 sold well but mainly to kids who wanted to play pirated games. It sold well...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 November 2013, 00:50
Replies: 24
Views: 2,064
Posted By SS454
Hippoplayer includes ALL the necessary files in...

Hippoplayer includes ALL the necessary files in it's archive.

Classic case of RTFM.
Forum: News 11 October 2013, 20:12
Replies: 20
Views: 4,063
Posted By SS454
Magicmenu is here, but no control panel. I...

Magicmenu is here, but no control panel.

I think it would be best to at least set the look to standard, remove drop shadows, etc. Else is a dog on 68k.
Forum: Hardware mods 16 August 2013, 01:02
Replies: 736
Views: 116,137
Posted By SS454
ECS really is shit though. The speed/colour depth...

ECS really is shit though. The speed/colour depth tradeoff is so severe you might as well use a 2mb a1200 over a fast 600.

games are another matter. Nobody runs a workbench at 300x200!
Forum: Amiga scene 14 August 2013, 19:34
Replies: 11
Views: 2,341
Posted By SS454
Found the problem.

Found the problem.
Forum: Amiga scene 13 July 2013, 01:22
Replies: 27
Views: 5,671
Posted By SS454
Weird that you mention you fancy her before you...

Weird that you mention you fancy her before you mention what she's actually good at.

Next time Jens gets mentioned I'll have to make it clear I think he's probably got a firm arse before I mention...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 June 2013, 18:28
Replies: 1
Views: 907
Posted By SS454
None of those companies would want to. They'd...

None of those companies would want to. They'd rather you forget about amigas and just give them loads of money for junk instead.
Forum: Amiga scene 05 April 2013, 17:07
Replies: 17
Views: 3,522
Posted By SS454
So when do we get to buy these? ...

So when do we get to buy these?

http://i.imgur.com/7feP6Tel.jpg
Forum: support.Hardware 27 March 2013, 14:48
Replies: 21
Views: 2,877
Posted By SS454
Giant Trinitron TV as an Amiga monitor? ...

Giant Trinitron TV as an Amiga monitor?

What, you broke your glasses and need the pixels to be the size of housebricks? :nuts
Forum: News 27 March 2013, 04:34
Replies: 130
Views: 25,603
Posted By SS454
The whole point of this port is to run it on AGA....

The whole point of this port is to run it on AGA. Telling people to use a graphics card misses that point.

Unless you'd like to donate to everyone a nice Cybervision?
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