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Forum: Amiga scene Today, 00:16
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Posted By alexh
Things such as the artwork which belonged to the...

Things such as the artwork which belonged to the late great Bob Wakelin which he's sure not to have licenced
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 20 January 2018, 09:14
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By alexh
Interesting stuff. This is also being researched...

Interesting stuff. This is also being researched for MiSTer, a very low cost FPGA platform which has a built in quad core ARM. They are terming it Hybrid emulation. The Amiga chipset is recreated in...
Forum: support.Games 20 January 2018, 08:55
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By alexh
The notes in whdload say the slave can only be...

The notes in whdload say the slave can only be unlha in WinUAE not Windows because some filenames are not Windows compatible
Forum: support.Games 20 January 2018, 08:51
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By alexh
Post your WinUAE version & settings. Kickstart...

Post your WinUAE version & settings. Kickstart version, workbench version, whdload version and Ultima 5 whdload slave version and maybe some can recreate the issue.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 January 2018, 17:02
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By alexh
I have lots of scans on my website ...

I have lots of scans on my website

http://thalion.exotica.org.uk/games/ambermoon/scans/hires_cover.jpg
http://thalion.exotica.org.uk/games/ambermoon/scans/hires_back.jpg

Remember the site was...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 January 2018, 20:16
Replies: 12
Views: 485
Posted By alexh
Not true. It could be one 256KiB image per chip...

Not true. It could be one 256KiB image per chip and the rest could be zero
Forum: support.Hardware 06 January 2018, 18:58
Replies: 12
Views: 485
Posted By alexh
Why? They are probably 1MiB and so need the extra...

Why? They are probably 1MiB and so need the extra address pins

I'd suggest fitting a HDD and see if that worked. KS3.1 may have a longer IDE spin up time.

Swap the two chips in case they were...
Forum: Hardware mods 29 December 2017, 16:10
Replies: 15
Views: 613
Posted By alexh
D'oh!

D'oh!
Forum: Hardware mods 29 December 2017, 14:31
Replies: 15
Views: 613
Posted By alexh
I see that Stachu100 has remade the voltage...

I see that Stachu100 has remade the voltage regulator PCB and sells them should you want to buy a pre-made one.
Forum: Hardware mods 29 December 2017, 14:24
Replies: 15
Views: 613
Posted By alexh
Some Apollo's have sockets and all you needed to...

Some Apollo's have sockets and all you needed to do was solder in another pin strip inside the existing 68040 socket.


Yes you need to change the ROM if yours is less than v5.21 (last was v5.60)...
Forum: Hardware mods 29 December 2017, 12:32
Replies: 15
Views: 613
Posted By alexh
The 1260 has it's 040 soldered in rather than...

The 1260 has it's 040 soldered in rather than socketted?

The two "experts" at this that I know of would be the Frenchman Cosmos

http://leblogdecosmos.blogspot.co.uk/

And the Polish guy
...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 December 2017, 00:17
Replies: 8
Views: 256
Posted By alexh
He just posted a thread where he made a new batch...

He just posted a thread where he made a new batch with rotated CF card slot so it fits in an A2000 with the CPU slot adapter he sells. So I bet he has some
Forum: support.Hardware 28 December 2017, 15:30
Replies: 8
Views: 256
Posted By alexh
Sounds like a fault on the main board. Unless...

Sounds like a fault on the main board. Unless this is your prized Amiga from when you were a kid, sell it and buy an A500+ (but remember to remove the battery)


For me it is nostalgia. To play...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 December 2017, 14:29
Replies: 8
Views: 256
Posted By alexh
The ultimate would be to get an ACA500+ for about...

The ultimate would be to get an ACA500+ for about £115

https://icomp.de/shop-icomp/en/shop/product/ACA500plus.html
Forum: support.Hardware 28 December 2017, 14:08
Replies: 8
Views: 256
Posted By alexh
If you want the CDROM drive then you have to keep...

If you want the CDROM drive then you have to keep the A590 and go down the SCSI2SD route.

I'd personally go with an A508 from Kipper2k (http://kipper2k.com/a500fastmem.html) (assuming he is still...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 December 2017, 13:54
Replies: 9
Views: 898
Posted By alexh
New C64 Mega-game "Sam`s Journey"

Out this week, it's a bit pricey compared to your usual homebrew game but man this doesn't look like your usual homebrew game

https://www.knightsofbytes.games/samsjourney
...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 December 2017, 11:49
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By alexh
http://www.a1k.org/forum/showthread.php?t=57039

http://www.a1k.org/forum/showthread.php?t=57039
Forum: support.Hardware 27 December 2017, 11:37
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By alexh
So your drive with his control board reads data...

So your drive with his control board reads data discs in your CDTV?

I believe that there is very little difference / no difference between Audio CD's and Data CD's in terms of laser pickup etc. So...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 December 2017, 20:57
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By alexh
You'd never put an A4000 kickstart in an A3000 if...

You'd never put an A4000 kickstart in an A3000 if you could help it. They are so cheap to make yourself too
Forum: support.Demos 21 December 2017, 18:27
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By alexh
You'll need to post your system specification...

You'll need to post your system specification before anyone will look at it.

You'd probably be better asking WHDload for an installer rather than a patch for the original disk / exe.

Or post on...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 December 2017, 02:41
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By alexh
If you didn't see or smell magic smoke them I'd ...

If you didn't see or smell magic smoke them I'd imagine you didn't break it. Try cleaning all contacts. Reseating. Making sure its all the way inserted.
Forum: support.Hardware 19 December 2017, 19:33
Replies: 21
Views: 783
Posted By alexh
Nasty! A CVBS -> HDMI adapter :( Definitely...

Nasty! A CVBS -> HDMI adapter :(

Definitely need an RGB SCART -> HDMI adapter if you're going to try anything.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 December 2017, 19:20
Replies: 36
Views: 1,517
Posted By alexh
If you didn't already know you can flash it with...

If you didn't already know you can flash it with Hakchi to add more games or even Retroarch and make it multi-console.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 December 2017, 23:21
Replies: 36
Views: 1,517
Posted By alexh
SNES mini

I don't know if anyone cares but lots of new stock seem to have arrived in the UK.

£79.99 inc postage at Amazon (http://amzn.eu/aHbGZZL)
Forum: support.Hardware 18 December 2017, 19:40
Replies: 21
Views: 783
Posted By alexh
Unless your TV and the SCART->HDMI adapter...

Unless your TV and the SCART->HDMI adapter supports 50Hz over HDMI then it will look terrible as the converter/TV will rate change to 60Hz
Forum: request.Other 18 December 2017, 16:28
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By alexh
Some features of LZX and the AmigaFS means that...

Some features of LZX and the AmigaFS means that some filenames are not supported under windows (i.e. filenames with the * character in them)
Forum: support.Hardware 18 December 2017, 13:10
Replies: 21
Views: 783
Posted By alexh
If it doesn't like PAL colour burst over SVIDEO...

If it doesn't like PAL colour burst over SVIDEO it's not going to like it over composite.
Forum: support.Hardware 18 December 2017, 13:05
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By alexh
If you were using a UK/EU TV as your monitor then...

If you were using a UK/EU TV as your monitor then you will be able to plug the Native into the RGB SCART socket and SAGA into the HDMI.

If the default input for the TV is set to RGB SCART then *in...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 18 December 2017, 11:44
Replies: 9
Views: 767
Posted By alexh
IIRC the Newtek demo reel used HAM6 or SHAM and...

IIRC the Newtek demo reel used HAM6 or SHAM and so could use all 4096 colours on A500
Forum: support.Hardware 17 December 2017, 21:09
Replies: 21
Views: 783
Posted By alexh
Get a decent TV?

Get a decent TV?
Forum: support.Hardware 15 December 2017, 19:34
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By alexh
Kipper2k is currently producing a card for the...

Kipper2k is currently producing a card for the A2000 which adds 8MiB of FastRAM and IDE to the CPU slot of A2000.

It combines two cards. One which turns the A2000 CPU slot into a 68000 DIP socket...
Forum: MarketPlace 12 December 2017, 17:29
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By alexh
Alive Mediasoft

I don't know if anyone cares but the Alive Mediasoft are "ALIVE"!!

They were a company who reprinted and sold Amiga CD games WITHOUT a license in the late 90's and early 00's.

Their company...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 December 2017, 12:55
Replies: 182
Views: 12,998
Posted By alexh
Surely starting with the Apple IIgs source (which...

Surely starting with the Apple IIgs source (which is what they did for the AtariST demo) is the way to go.

The source is already configured for a 16-bit host CPU with no FPU but it does have...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 December 2017, 18:01
Replies: 182
Views: 12,998
Posted By alexh
Interesting ideas but the optimisations required...

Interesting ideas but the optimisations required are such a lot of work. And for what? Kudos?

On the ST platform, accelerators are few and far between, so optimisation is the only good option.
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 December 2017, 13:25
Replies: 182
Views: 12,998
Posted By alexh
Some of the above videos are not an A500 @...

Some of the above videos are not an A500 @ 7(ish)MHz

Take a look at the Atari ST demo done by Ray/TSCCC

http://s390174849.online.de/ray.tscc.de/wolf3d.htm
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 December 2017, 09:45
Replies: 15
Views: 538
Posted By alexh
Yes. There was a list of tested drives pata...

Yes. There was a list of tested drives pata drives last update 2005

http://xboxdrives.x-pec.com/?p=list

And a tutorial for SATA drives

https://www.xbmc4xbox.org.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?t=649
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 December 2017, 02:53
Replies: 15
Views: 538
Posted By alexh
Lazy developers not following the ATA spec? CF...

Lazy developers not following the ATA spec? CF cards not being 100% ATA compatible? I mean not even all the hard drives you could buy followed the spec. Lots didn't support locking and couldn't go in...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 December 2017, 23:03
Replies: 15
Views: 538
Posted By alexh
I never came across that tool even though I would...

I never came across that tool even though I would have still been using my Xbox in 2007

I wonder what/ how it partitions and formats the new drive before cloaning? cluster size? And what it does...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 December 2017, 22:55
Replies: 48
Views: 5,827
Posted By alexh
Sure

Sure
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 December 2017, 22:47
Replies: 48
Views: 5,827
Posted By alexh
My Xbox had been in the attic for years but IIRC...

My Xbox had been in the attic for years but IIRC 576i is normal PAL SD resolution? Note I don't say 576p. As for Microsoft dashboard I imagine you've got an NTSC BIOS
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