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Forum: Amiga scene 04 March 2020, 14:00
Replies: 819
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Posted By Turrican_3
Same issue here for the record, on the A1000 at...

Same issue here for the record, on the A1000 at least.

To be precise, system often crashes if I move the board more than a certain - tiny! - amount (so I try to avoid even barely touching it as...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 February 2020, 17:08
Replies: 16
Views: 864
Posted By Turrican_3
Wait, what?! :bowdown Among the ones that...

Wait, what?! :bowdown

Among the ones that weren't on volume 1 a brief list of favourites of mine:

- Gem'Z - credits
- Grand monster slam - title
- Turrican3 - title
- Turrican2 - title
-...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 February 2020, 13:39
Replies: 819
Views: 156,737
Posted By Turrican_3
With the exception of an issue I've recently...

With the exception of an issue I've recently mentioned here (system crash when trying to choose boot partition with KS 3+) the ACA500plus seems to be working flawlessly in my A1000.

BUT, that very...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 February 2020, 16:42
Replies: 11
Views: 686
Posted By Turrican_3
Thanks, I think I need to check/compare with...

Thanks, I think I need to check/compare with mine, that I purchased last year.

If I'm not mistaken processors on this accelerator board are sold as used, so I was wondering whether the differences...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 February 2020, 15:02
Replies: 11
Views: 686
Posted By Turrican_3
Just to be clear, is there any actual mention of...

Just to be clear, is there any actual mention of an update (i.e. Rev2 writing for example) on the board itself?
Forum: Amiga scene 11 February 2020, 16:34
Replies: 877
Views: 91,660
Posted By Turrican_3
What the hell. What the f*****g hell. :banghead...

What the hell.
What the f*****g hell. :banghead

The Amiga world/scene can't really catch a break, can it?!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 February 2020, 17:38
Replies: 14
Views: 664
Posted By Turrican_3
Eh, not sure about that. From a gaming...

Eh, not sure about that.

From a gaming perspective (there's a reason the most popular models were the low-end ones) the convergence you talk about only happened relatively recently.

So who...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 23 January 2020, 14:15
Replies: 28
Views: 2,389
Posted By Turrican_3
Well yes, that was literally my point! :D

Well yes, that was literally my point! :D
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 23 January 2020, 13:38
Replies: 28
Views: 2,389
Posted By Turrican_3
Well, I think/hope an option to choose between...

Well, I think/hope an option to choose between original Paula audio and the CD quality one could be easily made available?

That way everybody wins. :D

PS: by the way, I've just noticed this...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 January 2020, 21:43
Replies: 877
Views: 91,660
Posted By Turrican_3
I have no idea to be honest, not really into...

I have no idea to be honest, not really into legal stuff. :D
Forum: Amiga scene 20 January 2020, 14:35
Replies: 877
Views: 91,660
Posted By Turrican_3
Ouch... thanks for the update, hopefully this...

Ouch... thanks for the update, hopefully this madness ends as soon as possible, seems like a huge waste of money to me that could be better spent elsewhere.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 January 2020, 12:37
Replies: 153
Views: 6,235
Posted By Turrican_3
As an Amiga owner who always expanded its...

As an Amiga owner who always expanded its hardware I totally understand your point (especially with the A1200 that easily became my most powerful Amiga ever), BUT in the context of gaming I believe...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 January 2020, 16:20
Replies: 877
Views: 91,660
Posted By Turrican_3
Any news about the content of the new documents...

Any news about the content of the new documents filed?

I can see a "Settlement agreement", hmm...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 January 2020, 19:51
Replies: 16
Views: 725
Posted By Turrican_3
You sir, have excellent taste and culture in Mr....

You sir, have excellent taste and culture in Mr. Huelsbeck's music! :agree
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 January 2020, 19:48
Replies: 113
Views: 7,793
Posted By Turrican_3
I will definitely be interested if you are...

I will definitely be interested if you are willing to! :)

Though I'm not sure this would the right thread. But that's up to the moderators I guess.
Forum: Amiga scene 12 December 2019, 17:42
Replies: 819
Views: 156,737
Posted By Turrican_3
Oh, so I got it very very VERY wrong! :-\ My...

Oh, so I got it very very VERY wrong! :-\

My apologies, I always hate spreading misinformation.
Forum: Amiga scene 06 December 2019, 09:43
Replies: 819
Views: 156,737
Posted By Turrican_3
Hmm, I've read somewhere that later models had no...

Hmm, I've read somewhere that later models had no signatures on the upper part of the chassis, but I can't remember where.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 November 2019, 13:50
Replies: 113
Views: 7,793
Posted By Turrican_3
I think he is actually right on this. (i.e. not...

I think he is actually right on this.
(i.e. not the 1MB thing, but WB eating some precious, required memory)

A couple of days ago I was just fiddling with my A1000 and I read an official...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 November 2019, 20:58
Replies: 113
Views: 7,793
Posted By Turrican_3
Well, of course everyone is entitled to have his...

Well, of course everyone is entitled to have his own opinion.

And I personally did the same back then: didn't bother to purchase an HDD for my A500 (mostly because I felt it was too expensive)
...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 November 2019, 20:31
Replies: 113
Views: 7,793
Posted By Turrican_3
That's more accurate. :D Still doesn't make...

That's more accurate. :D

Still doesn't make an hard drive for the A500 "useless" as you claimed before.
Forum: support.Games 25 November 2019, 19:53
Replies: 42
Views: 4,046
Posted By Turrican_3
Ahah absolutely. Regarding prices I guess a...

Ahah absolutely.

Regarding prices I guess a good starting point could be ebay search with the "sold listings" flag.

I'm mentioning it because I didn't know about this option until very...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 November 2019, 19:46
Replies: 113
Views: 7,793
Posted By Turrican_3
This is factually false.

This is factually false.
Forum: support.Games 25 November 2019, 18:46
Replies: 42
Views: 4,046
Posted By Turrican_3
It's a typical chicken/egg scenario IMHO. ...

It's a typical chicken/egg scenario IMHO.

Who's to blame, sellers asking for... or buyers paying insanely high prices?

And what does insanely even mean, considering it's a totally subjective...
Forum: support.Games 25 November 2019, 16:17
Replies: 42
Views: 4,046
Posted By Turrican_3
Definitely! :)

Definitely! :)
Forum: support.Games 25 November 2019, 15:57
Replies: 42
Views: 4,046
Posted By Turrican_3
Woah, to think of ebay current auctions and the...

Woah, to think of ebay current auctions and the price you actually paid for is hilarious to say the least! :cheese

Enjoy your purchase, it's a very nice conversion.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 November 2019, 14:58
Replies: 113
Views: 7,793
Posted By Turrican_3
I'd say chunky pixel graphics instead. ...

I'd say chunky pixel graphics instead.

Textured 3D games were starting to become a thing in the early '90s (Wing Commander immediately comes to mind, not to mention DOOM) and the Amiga suffered a...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 November 2019, 14:52
Replies: 53
Views: 11,544
Posted By Turrican_3
I still have my VBS interface somewhere, IIRC was...

I still have my VBS interface somewhere, IIRC was even smaller than that... should see if I can disassemble without destroying it to see how it looks inside.
Forum: Amiga scene 13 November 2019, 14:10
Replies: 819
Views: 156,737
Posted By Turrican_3
I know it's an unsupported configuration (and...

I know it's an unsupported configuration (and Jens isn't writing here anymore, or at least he hasn't for quite some time), but I'd like to ask anyway.

I've recently got an ACA500plus that is...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 November 2019, 14:50
Replies: 11
Views: 437
Posted By Turrican_3
Definitely! I really should have turned on...

Definitely!

I really should have turned on the scope before, and most of all looked at RS232 specifications, it would have been clear there was no way I could make the two machines talk to each...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 November 2019, 14:19
Replies: 41
Views: 5,498
Posted By Turrican_3
As far as I understand (see also Gorf's post)...

As far as I understand (see also Gorf's post) they were more or less functionally complete, but needed more time for proper debugging.

They definitely could be able to do something meaningful...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 November 2019, 17:43
Replies: 11
Views: 437
Posted By Turrican_3
Ok since this seemed to go nowhere I decided to...

Ok since this seemed to go nowhere I decided to connect my (only and cheap!) oscilloscope to the signals coming from my Amiga 500 and 1000.

Unless I'm doing something very wrong with the probes...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 November 2019, 15:45
Replies: 11
Views: 437
Posted By Turrican_3
Ok, I officially declare myself totally, utterly...

Ok, I officially declare myself totally, utterly confused.

Tried the "send S: stuff to SER:" on an A500 KS1.2 + Workbench 1.3 and the Amiga instantly crashed at DPAT (the first file that it tries...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 November 2019, 00:36
Replies: 11
Views: 437
Posted By Turrican_3
I see conflicting reports about the presence of...

I see conflicting reports about the presence of the RI signal on the A1000 serial port.

Maybe there's no issue at all about this signal, but I'm still unable to get proper, readable data at the...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 November 2019, 23:32
Replies: 11
Views: 437
Posted By Turrican_3
CIAs swapped, Amiga Test Kit keeps signalling RI...

CIAs swapped, Amiga Test Kit keeps signalling RI (pin 22) error but it doesn't crash system - same behaviour as before.

Workbench 1.3 though doesn't seem to crash anymore: I found out what was...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 November 2019, 21:29
Replies: 11
Views: 437
Posted By Turrican_3
Got it Toni, thanks. I will try swapping CIAs...

Got it Toni, thanks.
I will try swapping CIAs and will report back as soon as possible.
Forum: support.Hardware 09 November 2019, 19:42
Replies: 11
Views: 437
Posted By Turrican_3
@Toni Yeah I understand swapping CIAs is among...

@Toni
Yeah I understand swapping CIAs is among the first things to do with serial issues, but do you believe it could lead to system crashes?


@th4t1guy
Pinout should be the same, but gender of...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 November 2019, 13:54
Replies: 11
Views: 437
Posted By Turrican_3
A1000 serial issues, and crashes when sending files to SER:

Hey there, it seems my A1000 woes haven't ended yet...

After replacing the faulty RAM chip (there's another thread for that, no need to talk more about that) it seemed everything was fine, but...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 October 2019, 22:54
Replies: 16
Views: 729
Posted By Turrican_3
Ok it seems the problem has been solved: I've...

Ok it seems the problem has been solved: I've found a couple of spare DRAM ICs, located and replaced the one that was giving errors and now Amiga Test Kit is able to perform its memory tests...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 October 2019, 14:40
Replies: 16
Views: 729
Posted By Turrican_3
Thanks again mate, as soon as I have the...

Thanks again mate, as soon as I have the replacement chip(s) I will report back but now I'm quite confident I can solve this issue and bring back the A1000 to its full original potential. :)
Forum: support.Hardware 29 October 2019, 01:42
Replies: 16
Views: 729
Posted By Turrican_3
Ok I think I have some very interesting news. ...

Ok I think I have some very interesting news.

I desoldered U1/U2/U7/U8 and swapped chips, now Amiga Test Kit still gives two bit errors, but in a different position!

I still have to check if...
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