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Forum: support.Hardware Today, 01:33
Replies: 17
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Posted By lesta_smsc
How cheap?! Well done on getting it working!...

How cheap?!

Well done on getting it working! A gratifying feeling I'm sure when you see the changing colour boot screens followed by KS 1.3.

I would consider using SysTest to check hardware...
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 22:22
Replies: 11
Views: 270
Posted By lesta_smsc
Yes that makes sense. Not sure what I was...

Yes that makes sense. Not sure what I was thinking lol... maybe scope to support more images so it can be a flux took but also USB FDD interface to use within Windows!?

Are you using DSDD or HD...
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 21:20
Replies: 11
Views: 270
Posted By lesta_smsc
Interesting, so in essence the copy protection...

Interesting, so in essence the copy protection breaks on KS 1.3 yet works on KS 2.0 - was there ever scope to modify the trackdisk.device to overcome copy protection?!

Since the interface works...
Forum: News Yesterday, 21:12
Replies: 957
Views: 154,803
Posted By lesta_smsc
I suspected that might be the case... nevermind :)

I suspected that might be the case... nevermind :)
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 18:18
Replies: 11
Views: 270
Posted By lesta_smsc
Thanks for letting me know. How did you know it...

Thanks for letting me know. How did you know it failed was it trial and error? I mean, I will not be converting on Amiga but on PC?

I'm confused why protection would do anything since its flux...
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 17:12
Replies: 11
Views: 270
Posted By lesta_smsc
When you did restore. Did you convert IPF to SCP?...

When you did restore. Did you convert IPF to SCP? I read somewhere that another similar tool called Fluxengine could make the image back up but you couldn't write that directly to disk without some...
Forum: Hardware mods Yesterday, 08:05
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By lesta_smsc
Depending on the board (as I have seen some...

Depending on the board (as I have seen some without), a jumper as mentioned by solarmon can help with the PCMCIA issue for switching between 4MB/8MB, although was this not only an issue with KS 3.1...
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 07:54
Replies: 11
Views: 270
Posted By lesta_smsc
Greaseweazle - the cheap flux tool!

Hello all,

Whilst reading about ways to image disks, I came across this project by the renowned creator of Flash Floppy (free Gotek firmware and alternative to HxC). It's called "Greaseweazle" and...
Forum: News Yesterday, 05:03
Replies: 957
Views: 154,803
Posted By lesta_smsc
Keirf great work! I noted there was no mention of...

Keirf great work! I noted there was no mention of your other use of the "STM32 Blue Pill" ie Greaseweazle!? Ordering my device as I write! Although I think you officially released it in October.
...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 11 November 2019, 19:10
Replies: 477
Views: 39,799
Posted By lesta_smsc
What is heavy dumping? ... I know how to make ADF...

What is heavy dumping? ... I know how to make ADF but not sure this is good enough for IPF purposes. However, I'll have to go through my collection to see if I have any that are still needed.
Forum: support.FS-UAE 11 November 2019, 14:36
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By lesta_smsc
Yes, good point. May be a way of getting netplay...

Yes, good point. May be a way of getting netplay on our mobile devices !
Forum: Hardware mods 11 November 2019, 13:43
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By lesta_smsc
Great work! How much was the cost when you say...

Great work! How much was the cost when you say 'cheap' since I know AmigaKit sell these for under £10.
Forum: support.FS-UAE 11 November 2019, 13:39
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By lesta_smsc
Can FS-UAE not run within the Ubuntu Touch anyway...

Can FS-UAE not run within the Ubuntu Touch anyway since it is still Linux based OS, ported for mobile devices.
Forum: Graphics. Tutorials 11 November 2019, 13:37
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By lesta_smsc
Not sure if it helps or is relevant, but there is...

Not sure if it helps or is relevant, but there is a manual on EAB server for DP IV... I presume this is not what you require?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 November 2019, 13:19
Replies: 19
Views: 660
Posted By lesta_smsc
UAE4All2 works VERY well indeed... in fact, I...

UAE4All2 works VERY well indeed... in fact, I need to learn how to slow down some of the games which run too fast e.g. Golden Axe. I'm sure there is a config error on my part, but it's as though it's...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 11 November 2019, 13:17
Replies: 477
Views: 39,799
Posted By lesta_smsc
Is there any way of supporting the effort without...

Is there any way of supporting the effort without KF and dumping the images via Amiga alone?...
Forum: Hardware mods 09 November 2019, 15:51
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By lesta_smsc
In terms of why have lots of Amigas. I would...

In terms of why have lots of Amigas. I would prefer the original hardware not having to play via compatibility of patches. Hence WinUAE akin to having RetroPi, not for this project lol.

It's just...
Forum: Hardware mods 09 November 2019, 01:54
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By lesta_smsc
Multiple Amiga's in one case

Hello all!

Just a thought, may be someone has already done this, but has anyone tried to combine several Amiga's into one base unit/case/custom 3D printed thingy etc?

The idea I have is having...
Forum: Hardware mods 09 November 2019, 01:45
Replies: 165
Views: 12,305
Posted By lesta_smsc
Fantastic! The Amiga A600 will always be special...

Fantastic! The Amiga A600 will always be special as it was my 1st Amiga! I love how we now have several 'new' boards, just wish the custom chips could be 're-created' to help with improving the...
Forum: Amiga scene 09 November 2019, 01:40
Replies: 257
Views: 22,862
Posted By lesta_smsc
Excellent work @KK/Altair ! What an...

Excellent work @KK/Altair !

What an accomplishment! Clever coding can make all the difference. Only today I was reading about S3TC and how it changed the potential for the S3 graphics card...
Forum: MarketPlace 09 November 2019, 01:31
Replies: 1,804
Sticky: Ebay Links
Views: 367,662
Posted By lesta_smsc
I potentially may be looking at selling one of my...

I potentially may be looking at selling one of my A1200's, so I can afford a decent accelerator / CF set up etc for the other... I don't think it has been recapped but you could always get...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 November 2019, 01:24
Replies: 19
Views: 660
Posted By lesta_smsc
Definitely worth getting. You will need to be...

Definitely worth getting. You will need to be able to run homebrew somehow, but plenty of guides regarding how to 'hack' the Vita to allow you to do this.

It is also able to run emulators for the...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 09 November 2019, 01:19
Replies: 54
Views: 8,057
Posted By lesta_smsc
Thank you for the updates Frode! This emulator is...

Thank you for the updates Frode! This emulator is providing me and friends with great joy since it has mate netplay a reality!
Forum: Amiga scene 08 November 2019, 13:36
Replies: 968
Views: 54,152
Posted By lesta_smsc
Amiga was cheaper than PC for the same selection...

Amiga was cheaper than PC for the same selection of games and let's not forget most games were made for A500 so essentially stock machines ran them fine although more and more then required 1MB...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 November 2019, 15:30
Replies: 99
Views: 7,401
Posted By lesta_smsc
Lol no I'm not on commission or have any...

Lol no I'm not on commission or have any affiliation with Cloanto... I just think the need for people to look for ROMS or the issue about legality just makes sense to get them in the manner I've said...
Forum: support.Games 06 November 2019, 14:57
Replies: 28
Views: 7,762
Posted By lesta_smsc
Thank God for trainers! It was too hard otherwise...

Thank God for trainers! It was too hard otherwise lol...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 November 2019, 14:56
Replies: 99
Views: 7,401
Posted By lesta_smsc
This is not just for you but a general comment...

This is not just for you but a general comment for others who DO NOT have access to legitimate ROMS or a way to transfer from their Amiga.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 November 2019, 14:37
Replies: 99
Views: 7,401
Posted By lesta_smsc
May be a good idea... check if it'll work. Only...

May be a good idea... check if it'll work. Only issue is DOS sound only works when going into DOS before entering Windows. Once in Windows and entering DOS mode the AC'97 driver doesn't work. It's...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 November 2019, 14:10
Replies: 99
Views: 7,401
Posted By lesta_smsc
Lol no... it's significantly more powerful. ...

Lol no... it's significantly more powerful.

Sony VAIO FX-201
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 November 2019, 13:50
Replies: 99
Views: 7,401
Posted By lesta_smsc
PCEmu might be perfect for ironically my DOS...

PCEmu might be perfect for ironically my DOS laptop (it's highest spec for DOS but fortunately the motherboard has native SB emulation in DOS despite it being AC'97 codec). I can't get it to change...
Forum: support.Games 06 November 2019, 13:35
Replies: 28
Views: 7,762
Posted By lesta_smsc
This is one I was hoping would see more updates...

This is one I was hoping would see more updates on but it's gone quiet:

https://mobile.twitter.com/stezkamilan
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 November 2019, 13:29
Replies: 99
Views: 7,401
Posted By lesta_smsc
This must be a recent development. I'm sure it...

This must be a recent development. I'm sure it was all there at some point.

I mean with Amiga Essentials on android. It's so cheap to own the ROMS now.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 November 2019, 13:26
Replies: 99
Views: 7,401
Posted By lesta_smsc
That makes sense. I appreciate that's true. I'm...

That makes sense. I appreciate that's true. I'm surprised that EAB server still has TOSEC given that's also got "shady" stuff lol.
Forum: MarketPlace 06 November 2019, 13:25
Replies: 17
Views: 682
Posted By lesta_smsc
The worry now is. Given that I could get rid of...

The worry now is. Given that I could get rid of an Amiga. If I needed spares, the cost of them in years to come may be as much as the Amigas are worth now! It's like keeping another of the same Amiga...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 November 2019, 01:30
Replies: 99
Views: 7,401
Posted By lesta_smsc
Is linking to github not allowed?

Is linking to github not allowed?
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 05 November 2019, 16:56
Replies: 31
Views: 837
Posted By lesta_smsc
BTW, I don't know if this is allowed or not, BUT,...

BTW, I don't know if this is allowed or not, BUT, you can buy Amiga Forever Essentials for Android for only £1.79! More info here: https://www.amigaforever.com/android/

Purchase here:...
Forum: Member Introductions 05 November 2019, 16:54
Replies: 15
Views: 481
Posted By lesta_smsc
Welcome back! Excuse my ignorance, but I've seen...

Welcome back! Excuse my ignorance, but I've seen that many posts by you in threads, I assumed you were still knocking about!

Sorry to hear about the marital issues, but hope the future is...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 November 2019, 16:44
Replies: 81
Views: 9,505
Posted By lesta_smsc
I completely forgot about KX Light! I may have to...

I completely forgot about KX Light! I may have to this on the bootloader selection somehow (so I have MSDOS, Windows 98SE, KX Light). If I'm not mistaken, it will require linux partition on HDD or...
Forum: Member Introductions 05 November 2019, 16:26
Replies: 17
Views: 432
Posted By lesta_smsc
Welcome to the forum :) always nice to have new...

Welcome to the forum :) always nice to have new people joining in.

"To me its not about the graphics... its about the fun/gameplay..." - I definitely agree, gameplay is key because the graphics...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 November 2019, 16:20
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By lesta_smsc
Just to update, we managed to get it working, it...

Just to update, we managed to get it working, it was the Wicher not sitting properly due to flex on the motherboard. simon_m74 was able to make a very nice clamp to save our fingers from being...
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