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Forum: support.Hardware 20 December 2019, 01:27
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By Higgy
With a 060 WhichAmiga Will read out the Rev...

With a 060 WhichAmiga Will read out the Rev version. I cant remember if the same happens on a 030.

I read on EAB that all Rev C 030 have the same die as each other, so a 25Mhz is internally the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 November 2019, 23:46
Replies: 31
Views: 1,706
Posted By Higgy
Hi. One way is trading. But that obviously...

Hi.
One way is trading. But that obviously depends if you have something of interest to the person willing to trade. Do you collect any other computers/consoles for example.
Also depending on...
Forum: News 04 October 2019, 22:34
Replies: 1,256
Views: 262,809
Posted By Higgy
Loving that OSD Jeff and only with some wires!...

Loving that OSD Jeff and only with some wires! Now where is my soldering iron!
Forum: support.Hardware 26 August 2019, 22:43
Replies: 20
Views: 1,018
Posted By Higgy
Borgy you probably want to update your OSSC...

Borgy you probably want to update your OSSC firmware also. Its on 0.83a now.

Look under Firmware Update here for instructions:

http://junkerhq.net/xrgb/index.php?title=OSSC
Forum: Hardware mods 13 August 2019, 21:26
Replies: 79
Views: 10,840
Posted By Higgy
Hearing that 256mb is planned !!!! Nice that...

Hearing that 256mb is planned !!!!
Nice that those high demand 060 demos will be able to be run.
Who would have thought the CD32 would become so badass!!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 28 July 2019, 22:21
Replies: 9
Views: 1,018
Posted By Higgy
Seems fine on Chrome via Android. I watch some...

Seems fine on Chrome via Android. I watch some intros.
Thanks
Forum: Hardware mods 28 July 2019, 17:54
Replies: 79
Views: 10,840
Posted By Higgy
Last i heard it booted to Workbench but was...

Last i heard it booted to Workbench but was crashing while loading games via WHDLoad.
Steven said he is going to enjoyed the summer so it won't progress until after August.

I am also hoping the...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 June 2019, 21:27
Replies: 407
Views: 37,725
Posted By Higgy
I am thinking standalone in A1200 case with...

I am thinking standalone in A1200 case with Keyrah. Can always use hot glue/3D printed adapter to hold in case.
I am a little worried about buying a V1200 in case my A1200 breaks. Then I have to...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 May 2019, 22:49
Replies: 1
Views: 208
Posted By Higgy
This should be it: ...

This should be it:
...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 April 2019, 20:01
Replies: 13
Views: 1,516
Posted By Higgy
Guess what - similar issue (only) with a...

Guess what - similar issue (only) with a USB-Amiga adapter.
If i keep tapping right in Workbench it does then work.
I thought I read it happens more on 2B boards. Timing issues?

I will get...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 April 2019, 10:52
Replies: 41
Views: 8,319
Posted By Higgy
With Facebook & the PPA (Polish Forum)...

With Facebook & the PPA (Polish Forum) information can tend to get lost.

I had a reply regarding heat. They will be guaranteeing the card to run stable with RTG @ 50Mhz - no fans. The FPGA is the...
Forum: Amiga scene 09 April 2019, 20:02
Replies: 70
Views: 6,301
Posted By Higgy
With postage CD32 special edition is about £135...

With postage CD32 special edition is about £135 inc UK delivery.

Money comes out as soon as you back.

They have all the moulds so September seems achievable.
Forum: Amiga scene 08 April 2019, 10:56
Replies: 14
Views: 1,556
Posted By Higgy
Pine64 - got rid of mine. Disappointed. Android...

Pine64 - got rid of mine. Disappointed. Android ran slow and (not sure if still current) but the stupid issue of not having GPU support so XMBC/Kodi could not have hardware acceleration. So back to...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 April 2019, 19:35
Replies: 23
Views: 1,152
Posted By Higgy
I did change the caps on the couple of...

I did change the caps on the couple of heavyweight PSU I have.
I also noticed that there are some resistors which look like they get hot (same ones across PSU's) so I replaced those with ones...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 April 2019, 17:54
Replies: 23
Views: 1,152
Posted By Higgy
I like to learn about electronics, so with my...

I like to learn about electronics, so with my limited understanding I have this observation.

The Mean well PSU has a higher overall power output than AMIGA desktop PSU's. But when you look at the...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 April 2019, 09:42
Replies: 41
Views: 8,319
Posted By Higgy
I don't want to move this to a discussion between...

I don't want to move this to a discussion between FPGA and traditional CPU, but I heard a good point about price.

As most people will always want to pay less and have the most power/functions...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 April 2019, 10:54
Replies: 70
Views: 6,301
Posted By Higgy
Thanks for the pic I could not resist :D. I...

Thanks for the pic

I could not resist :D. I was tempted with a black-on-black setup or white case-black keys, but after seeing the CD32 Special Edition :bowdown


Offtopic - but MiST's are...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 April 2019, 10:47
Replies: 15
Views: 731
Posted By Higgy
I think if you are using the TF328/330 & riser...

I think if you are using the TF328/330 & riser you CANNOT use the AUX port.
I thought I read there is a conflict.

I also thought the keyboard side connector (AUX) on the CD32 was not PS/2 and...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 March 2019, 19:45
Replies: 41
Views: 8,319
Posted By Higgy
I am sure (hope) the team sourced some 060 before...

I am sure (hope) the team sourced some 060 before this work started. As here is what I have been offered (non-eBay sources):

XC68060RC60A 01G65V -...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 March 2019, 15:46
Replies: 64
Views: 5,199
Posted By Higgy
Super, I have the upgrade video that Stephen...

Super, I have the upgrade video that Stephen created:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UKfEzb8HA0s

Question - can power be used from the Raspberry Pi to program the TF330/TF328 board out of the...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 March 2019, 14:34
Replies: 64
Views: 5,199
Posted By Higgy
Tasty boost :) What are the...

Tasty boost :)



What are the instructions for flashing new firmware please?
I have flashed other items using JTAG with a Raspberry Pi before and I think the TF328 could be done this way.

...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 March 2019, 21:47
Replies: 23
Views: 1,166
Posted By Higgy
I also use a HP 0316 keyboard for my CD32 and...

I also use a HP 0316 keyboard for my CD32 and FPGA devices.
Solid keyboard.
It was the main one that came with our work computers and they can take a lot of punishment plus a good scrub and still...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 March 2019, 10:14
Replies: 417
Views: 102,292
Posted By Higgy
Guys, A lot of work has progressed with the...

Guys,

A lot of work has progressed with the GBS-82** devices, carrying on from Stedy's and others work. There are a number of separate GBS threads which I have dropped in the info below.
...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 March 2019, 15:40
Replies: 143
Views: 36,979
Posted By Higgy
jbilander - did you not use the GBS-Control web...

jbilander - did you not use the GBS-Control web UI to expand/move the image to fill the whole of the BL912 screen?

My BL912 is also currently boxed up and stored away. Just using some old HP...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 March 2019, 10:29
Replies: 143
Views: 36,979
Posted By Higgy
I have that scanline generator and a BL912. ...

I have that scanline generator and a BL912.

I am sure I tried it on either an actual AMIGA or a FPGA AMIGA and the scanlines are not spaced correctly or it just did not work correctly. I guess its...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 March 2019, 14:07
Replies: 64
Views: 5,199
Posted By Higgy
Cobe - This depends on the CPU installed. I...

Cobe - This depends on the CPU installed. I believe the included 030 is the EC version with no MMU. My 030 is the EC version.

Glen - I enjoyed the video :)
Forum: support.Hardware 11 March 2019, 10:22
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By Higgy
I also have a Samsung TV with MiniSCART. I have...

I also have a Samsung TV with MiniSCART. I have my PS2 connected through there. Seems to behave like normal. Does 50 and 60 Hz.
Forum: support.Hardware 10 March 2019, 16:59
Replies: 64
Views: 5,199
Posted By Higgy
Love the video (and the keyboards you use !) ...

Love the video (and the keyboards you use !)

I've been playing with my 330, do you find the Reset button on the CD32 does not work properly? Works fine with TF328.
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 05 March 2019, 10:16
Replies: 40
Views: 12,539
Posted By Higgy
Maybe a '030 or high RAM requirement demo section...

Maybe a '030 or high RAM requirement demo section for TF330 owners :)



I did not come across it while watching the demos I was testing for the disc, but have you seen the demo (original...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 21 February 2019, 11:03
Replies: 306
Views: 35,890
Posted By Higgy
Excellent project. I came across this via looking...

Excellent project. I came across this via looking for C64 Bare Metal emulators.
Sorry I can't help in any technical capacity.
Power to the Pi!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 February 2019, 10:26
Replies: 69
Views: 7,679
Posted By Higgy
I might be wrong but my understanding is; the...

I might be wrong but my understanding is; the boxed versions will be very limited, and the game will be released for free digitally (it runs fine on a 6128 with Gotek or an FPGA device ;)). The...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 February 2019, 00:37
Replies: 69
Views: 7,679
Posted By Higgy
Its amazing what the CPC can do. After soooo many...

Its amazing what the CPC can do. After soooo many games being Spectrum ports, it nice to see that the CRTC chip is unlocking its secrets and producing such smooth graphics! The soundtrack is really...
Forum: News 04 February 2019, 15:42
Replies: 54
Views: 4,122
Posted By Higgy
Thanks for this & the prepatched files :) ...

Thanks for this & the prepatched files :)

swap-heavy arcade titles - Street Fighter 2 ;)
Forum: support.Hardware 27 January 2019, 22:49
Replies: 10
Views: 1,090
Posted By Higgy
Guys, ok the GBS-8200 /8220 out the box is ok for...

Guys, ok the GBS-8200 /8220 out the box is ok for the money. Hell you can get it for £14!

But if your happy / love to tinker & solder you can turn the GBS-8200 into a pretty decent piece of kit.
...
Forum: News 29 December 2018, 20:44
Replies: 78
Views: 12,420
Posted By Higgy
I finished this. Loved it. Also great to read...

I finished this. Loved it.
Also great to read accounts from Commodore people whom you don't normally hear from.
Forum: Hardware mods 07 December 2018, 22:41
Replies: 3,414
Views: 313,062
Posted By Higgy
Nice! Now I might have a use for my spare 030 ;)

Nice! Now I might have a use for my spare 030 ;)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 November 2018, 10:29
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By Higgy
Thanks for the video. I never played the game...

Thanks for the video. I never played the game but I remember being very impressed with the graphics. Watching it today, as you say there are so many little details like melting snow. Impressive.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 October 2018, 00:14
Replies: 14
Views: 1,070
Posted By Higgy
1F 2.5v is orignal value. I can't see why you...

1F 2.5v is orignal value.
I can't see why you cant fit in a lower capacitance value, but yeah it won't hold the time long after unplugging it.
A 1.6 boots with a 3300uF 10V cap.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 October 2018, 14:23
Replies: 14
Views: 1,070
Posted By Higgy
Original XBOX? - remove Clock Cap now, PCB killer!

Hi,


I hope this helps someone. I read the other day that the Clock Capacitor leaks on the original XBOX (I guess if a battery was used we could still have the same situation!).


Anyway I...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 October 2018, 09:59
Replies: 623
Views: 58,572
Posted By Higgy
I can't remember where I got my .CAS files from...

I can't remember where I got my .CAS files from now, but I use a CASDuino for loading (also with my Dragon 64)



I built mine but they are available to buy ready made:

...
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