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Forum: support.Hardware 24 December 2019, 23:04
Replies: 3
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Posted By bugsymalone666
So I mean you are talking about using WinUAE or...

So I mean you are talking about using WinUAE or something to emulate an Amiga?

Not sure if a PC Floppy drive might already read Amiga disks, but it just doesnt know how to process them.

I know...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 November 2019, 00:02
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By bugsymalone666
I have one of those USB microscopes, about 2mp,...

I have one of those USB microscopes, about 2mp, so I was checking everything as I was going, no solder bridges I can tell.

I would have thought though for the Processor it shouldnt be an issue...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 November 2019, 22:41
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By bugsymalone666
It sounds like one probably would be my cup of...

It sounds like one probably would be my cup of tea, but they are about 5x the cost of the components I used for my TF530, with the only additional element being the graphics I think.
I think the...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 November 2019, 22:19
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By bugsymalone666
Yeah initially I was thinking it might have been...

Yeah initially I was thinking it might have been something like that, mainly my Amiga lives at my parents, for the first time since it came in to their home in 1990 I brought it home to mine to look...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 November 2019, 10:13
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By bugsymalone666
Terrible Fire TF530 CPU compatibility list?

So I have just built a TF530, I bought the parts about 12 months ago and it took a year to get on top of life to get round to building it.

One of the hard parts to source was an actual CPU, along...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 November 2019, 23:04
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By bugsymalone666
Well Processing power might be ok once the TF530...

Well Processing power might be ok once the TF530 is in, I have a 68EC030 40mhz, with an FPU. I just hope its all ok, its so hard to find what I wanted at the time.

Obviously an 050 or 060 is the...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 November 2019, 20:43
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By bugsymalone666
Amiga 500 Graphics upgrade options?

Apparently I am all about the classic Amiga, but want to make loads of changes to it lol.

So I have my Original A500 from when I was a kid, in which time its gone through 2x 512k memory...
Forum: Hardware mods 19 November 2019, 10:33
Replies: 272
Views: 51,406
Posted By bugsymalone666
Yeah I saw those, its how I started looking...

Yeah I saw those, its how I started looking again. I was going to have a go at making my own, but have never done toner etch PCBs (or any, but do lots of soldering) I drew it up in cad, printed it...
Forum: Hardware mods 17 November 2019, 00:32
Replies: 272
Views: 51,406
Posted By bugsymalone666
So I spotted some blank PCB versions of this...

So I spotted some blank PCB versions of this little Zorro slot adaptor on ebay and thought it may actually sort me out killing two birds with one stone.

I have towerised an A500 because of the...
Forum: Hardware mods 16 October 2018, 16:26
Replies: 4,059
Views: 439,483
Posted By bugsymalone666
So todays question of the day to anyone building...

So todays question of the day to anyone building these things, I have most parts coming from DigiKey, but I was unable to find a PGA128 socket for the 68030 (mines a 68EC030 @40mhz when it gets here)...
Forum: Hardware mods 10 October 2018, 07:54
Replies: 4,059
Views: 439,483
Posted By bugsymalone666
That's mad I was trying the search putting in the...

That's mad I was trying the search putting in the device type and even when I found the range I couldn't find the type! But really they are not expensive as some of that range, as you suggest with a...
Forum: Hardware mods 09 October 2018, 23:17
Replies: 4,059
Views: 439,483
Posted By bugsymalone666
Well I looked on mouser but no joy with the cpld,...

Well I looked on mouser but no joy with the cpld, not sure I could find it in digikey either, tried ebay, not much luck, wondering if there might be an alternative.

Been looking at 40mhz chips so...
Forum: Hardware mods 08 October 2018, 22:11
Replies: 4,059
Views: 439,483
Posted By bugsymalone666
So something I have been pondering (still waiting...

So something I have been pondering (still waiting for a PCB to arrive before I start getting components in) is about the oscillator, should it match the speed exactly, be faster/slower? what sort of...
Forum: Hardware mods 05 October 2018, 13:51
Replies: 4,059
Views: 439,483
Posted By bugsymalone666
So I've bought a TF530 PCB from someone on ebay...

So I've bought a TF530 PCB from someone on ebay selling some spares, obviously a bare board.

I have gone through the Github listing for all the parts required which has brought be to a few...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 August 2018, 09:29
Replies: 18
Views: 1,289
Posted By bugsymalone666
Depends on your skill levels really. I in...

Depends on your skill levels really.

I in the first instance bought an Ebay Amiga one, £28 I think it was and it came with a small DVD that had the software on/instructions, even included tons of...
Forum: Hardware mods 19 February 2018, 14:48
Replies: 33
Views: 5,035
Posted By bugsymalone666
So a quick question for Kipper2k, whats the chip...

So a quick question for Kipper2k, whats the chip your using?

Do you have the code available?

I'm in need of something a bit like your device, but want to integrate it into a custom board that...
Forum: Hardware mods 19 February 2018, 14:43
Replies: 2
Views: 1,426
Posted By bugsymalone666
Good spot, I need to upload some more pictures as...

Good spot, I need to upload some more pictures as now the Motherboard is installed in the case, but something I need to look at doing is mounting the Scsi controller that is the A590.

I found it...
Forum: Hardware mods 28 January 2018, 00:16
Replies: 2
Views: 1,426
Posted By bugsymalone666
An Amiga 500 Tower conversion

So I been asking some questions about building one and now I'm starting my A500 Tower conversion.

Why am I doing it?

Well I wanted to go beyond the original Amiga 500 I had as a kid, I built a...
Forum: Hardware mods 27 January 2018, 23:16
Replies: 356
Views: 99,505
Posted By bugsymalone666
Mine arrived pretty swiftly and I have this...

Mine arrived pretty swiftly and I have this mitsumi drive now:

56452

I did find that the adaptors do need a minor modification to the power cable. In the case of my Mitsumi it actually needs...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 January 2018, 12:19
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By bugsymalone666
I think Ultimately I am going to go down the PS2...

I think Ultimately I am going to go down the PS2 keyboard route as they are still available. I guess part of my problem has been that there is actually a fault with my A500 keyboard, getting a used...
Forum: Hardware mods 23 January 2018, 11:01
Replies: 356
Views: 99,505
Posted By bugsymalone666
Ha, funny how others are doing the same :) I...

Ha, funny how others are doing the same :)

I have ordered the stuff, fingers crossed it'll work and I can start sorting my tower Amiga500.
Forum: Hardware mods 22 January 2018, 16:40
Replies: 356
Views: 99,505
Posted By bugsymalone666
So I guess I should clear up about the Combo...

So I guess I should clear up about the Combo drive:

I know that the Floppy Drive is separate from the SD/Card reader bit, which connects to a single 4pin USB header and the drive is a usual 34pin...
Forum: Hardware pics 22 January 2018, 15:40
Replies: 26
Views: 9,885
Posted By bugsymalone666
Looks kinda cool, I'm curious though, is this a...

Looks kinda cool, I'm curious though, is this a standard case or did you get a custom rear panel made?

I'm just looking at building a LianLi cased A500 and one problem I found was the rear case...
Forum: Hardware mods 22 January 2018, 09:44
Replies: 356
Views: 99,505
Posted By bugsymalone666
So I was interested in potentially buying one of...

So I was interested in potentially buying one of your devices, I am currently trying to decide if I am going to build an Amiga 500 Tower, with the plan to use a PC drive and also an HXC on 1 cable...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 January 2018, 14:39
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By bugsymalone666
I guess on the keyboard front I was looking to...

I guess on the keyboard front I was looking to use a more modern keyboard, either USB or PS/2. I have a PS2 keyboard knocking about here somewhere, or our IT department regulary gets older PS2...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 January 2018, 15:05
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By bugsymalone666
Sticking an Amiga 500 in a tower case?

So I have seen a fair few people do it and have been thinking about maybe doing it myself because of keep mucking about with various things like Hard drives and CDROMs.

I have an A500 with 1MB...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 January 2018, 11:59
Replies: 10
Views: 872
Posted By bugsymalone666
So technically termination shouldnt be a problem...

So technically termination shouldnt be a problem to have 1 internal and 1 external device?

The internal device needs no termination, but the external one needs it?

It might explain some of my...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 January 2018, 19:46
Replies: 10
Views: 872
Posted By bugsymalone666
I assumed the A590 is built with them, in the...

I assumed the A590 is built with them, in the picture below there is one of the long multi resistors like in the termination near the XT socket at the back, maybe its for something else.
...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 January 2018, 13:54
Replies: 10
Views: 872
Posted By bugsymalone666
Ok so when I say see the CD Drive, thats been the...

Ok so when I say see the CD Drive, thats been the thing I cant see a CD drive as I dont have a CDFS yet, but from a SCSI drive point of view.

When I thought I was seeing it was this in HDToolbox...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 January 2018, 00:39
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By bugsymalone666
I just did a check on the internet, it seems to...

I just did a check on the internet, it seems to suggest that the C64 is a composite output.

https://ilesj.files.wordpress.com/2012/03/c64-scart-diagram.jpg

That means you need RGB and...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 January 2018, 22:29
Replies: 10
Views: 872
Posted By bugsymalone666
560755607656077 So thats what it said...

560755607656077

So thats what it said :confused
Forum: support.Hardware 03 January 2018, 22:28
Replies: 10
Views: 872
Posted By bugsymalone666
Ok I managed to run a report, but unfortunately...

Ok I managed to run a report, but unfortunately didnt have time to get it back from the Amiga to the PC so I took photos:

56067 56068 56069 56070
56071 56072 56073 56074

Theres more to follow..
Forum: support.Hardware 02 January 2018, 22:33
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By bugsymalone666
How DIY do you want to go? My first thought...

How DIY do you want to go?

My first thought is a scart switcher, if you look at a scart pinout it sontains most of what you need:

http://domoticx.com/wp-content/uploads/scart-pinout.png

Then...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 January 2018, 20:58
Replies: 10
Views: 872
Posted By bugsymalone666
Different Versions of HDToolbox or is my SCSI HD maybe failing

So I am in the process of trying to troubleshoot my SCSI HD which was fine until a few weeks ago when I started trying to do more things. Its an A590 on a stock A500, the A590 came with a 20mb...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 December 2017, 19:51
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By bugsymalone666
Yep alas my first computer! think my dad bought...

Yep alas my first computer! think my dad bought it when i was like 10-11, I'm 36 now lol!

And I guess some of playing things like cannon fodder and flight of the amazon queen is totally what I...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 December 2017, 14:07
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By bugsymalone666
So what I was finding is my Amiga would either...

So what I was finding is my Amiga would either register about 8-900kb memory (you know the normal for 1mb with workbench running) or 4-500k, like its not seeing the second lot of onboard chip ram. I...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 December 2017, 22:54
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By bugsymalone666
A500 - A590 with SCSI2SD or IDE68K? how will mem affect compatibility? Which is best?

So for ages now I have been trying to get an external SCSI CDROM caddy type drive to work with my A500. Its A Stock A500, which I did the memory mod to where I added chip sockets to the motherboard...
Forum: support.Other 24 June 2017, 16:35
Replies: 6
Views: 1,498
Posted By bugsymalone666
OK basically forget any reference to a particular...

OK basically forget any reference to a particular disk within the thread, the example I gave is not what I was doing its the example someone else posted on another one of my threads.

basically...
Forum: support.Other 23 June 2017, 14:58
Replies: 6
Views: 1,498
Posted By bugsymalone666
I think maybe sometimes I'm not very clear as I...

I think maybe sometimes I'm not very clear as I always remember to post this stuff near the end of my lunch time (like now lol)

So heres an example I was working from for making an lha into an adf...
Forum: support.Other 22 June 2017, 14:54
Replies: 6
Views: 1,498
Posted By bugsymalone666
Using Xdftool with LHA archives..

Ok so recently I have been learning how to get stuff from Aminet and turn it into a Disk that my amiga can read in the form of an ADF file, using xdftool.

I have however hit a snag that I dont...
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