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Forum: Hardware mods 07 February 2019, 00:37
Replies: 174
Views: 17,586
Posted By Marchie
Envy envy envy :p

Envy envy envy :p
Forum: support.Hardware 07 February 2019, 00:36
Replies: 17
Views: 519
Posted By Marchie
Cheers! Is it even possible to do the case...

Cheers!

Is it even possible to do the case up with wrong-threaded screws?
Forum: support.Hardware 06 February 2019, 02:36
Replies: 17
Views: 519
Posted By Marchie
I think I'll need to ask a wood-chuck. ;)

I think I'll need to ask a wood-chuck. ;)
Forum: Hardware mods 05 February 2019, 23:56
Replies: 174
Views: 17,586
Posted By Marchie
This looks kind of cool, but how many 040 and 060...

This looks kind of cool, but how many 040 and 060 chips are actually left out there? Hundreds? Tens-of-thousands?

I always feel like they're rare and expensive and something just for and handful...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 February 2019, 23:45
Replies: 17
Views: 519
Posted By Marchie
Not at all, that's exactly the type of info I'm...

Not at all, that's exactly the type of info I'm looking for. 24" - wow, that must have weighed a ton!

I've seen a few images online of Sun and SGI workstations with 21" screens on top, so people...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 February 2019, 00:18
Replies: 17
Views: 519
Posted By Marchie
Just how much weight can an A2000 take?

I have a 21" Trinitron CRT that I'm dying to hook-up to my 2000, those things DAMN HEAVY though, and I'm wondering if the A2000 chasis can take the weight.

Anyone running 21" CRT's out there? How...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 02 February 2019, 10:26
Replies: 157
Views: 18,551
Posted By Marchie
Just tried this on a 1000, it's astonishing how...

Just tried this on a 1000, it's astonishing how smoothly it runs, amazing work!
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 01 February 2019, 00:46
Replies: 41
Views: 1,534
Posted By Marchie
Do all 3. I like your style. :)

Do all 3. I like your style. :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 January 2019, 00:10
Replies: 20
Views: 3,370
Posted By Marchie
Setting it to 'Sega' will get 2-button mode. ...

Setting it to 'Sega' will get 2-button mode.

My understanding is that 'Sega' mode works fine for Master System era controllers, but not for Mega-drive pads which need to be modded to work with...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 29 January 2019, 12:45
Replies: 41
Views: 1,534
Posted By Marchie
I'm trying to picture an Amiga enthusiast who's...

I'm trying to picture an Amiga enthusiast who's hobby has never cost them anything... ;)
Forum: Amiga scene 28 January 2019, 11:21
Replies: 96
Views: 6,135
Posted By Marchie
This is looking sensational, good on you for...

This is looking sensational, good on you for making more great new stuff, can't wait to see it finished. Keep us posted on your progress.

Good luck and well done!
Forum: support.Hardware 27 January 2019, 09:43
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By Marchie
Yeah you're totally right, I'm out by a factor of...

Yeah you're totally right, I'm out by a factor of 10 - I bought one off Ebay a couple of months ago and just checked the price: $6.33 AUD.

I must remember: think THEN type...

So yeah, not a...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 27 January 2019, 09:14
Replies: 41
Views: 1,534
Posted By Marchie
The cables, the searching for rare parts, isn't...

The cables, the searching for rare parts, isn't that kind of the fun of it? The fact that everyone kind of has their own unique upgrade-style, I rarely go to a meet-up and find two A500's the same. ...
Forum: support.WinUAE 27 January 2019, 00:54
Replies: 18
Views: 742
Posted By Marchie
If you got your WB set from Cloanto, it also...

If you got your WB set from Cloanto, it also includes a HD image, which you can mount and then do 'copy clone all' in a shell. It's quicker than sitting through the install and might side-step your...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 26 January 2019, 13:18
Replies: 41
Views: 1,534
Posted By Marchie
Have we just talked someone out of getting real...

Have we just talked someone out of getting real hardware? Sad, sad day...

Don't want to knock emu, just saying real hardware is awesome.
Forum: support.Hardware 26 January 2019, 13:13
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By Marchie
You should find one on Amibay for less than 50...

You should find one on Amibay for less than 50 bucks, it's a token upgrade though, worth 5-10 percent in sysinfo, and no noticeable difference in real terms.

I put one in a 500 and haven't had...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 January 2019, 06:00
Replies: 11
Views: 1,015
Posted By Marchie
The head chopping is hilarious! I'll have to...

The head chopping is hilarious!

I'll have to try this on real hardware...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 January 2019, 23:43
Replies: 53
Views: 2,312
Posted By Marchie
Interesting, I always thought Zool looked way...

Interesting, I always thought Zool looked way better in the AGA version, the slow-down was a real killer though.

Kid-Chaos is a deceptively good game - there's a lack of appeal to the design and...
Forum: Member Introductions 21 January 2019, 23:39
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By Marchie
Welcome! I was in London last year -...

Welcome!

I was in London last year - trickier to find Amiga stuff than I had hoped, but fun town. Enjoy your nostalgia trip (and new hobby for life)!
Forum: support.Hardware 21 January 2019, 05:12
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By Marchie
As a last-ditch effort, does anyone have a...

As a last-ditch effort, does anyone have a schematic for an NTSC Megachip board that can genlock)?
Forum: support.Hardware 21 January 2019, 00:24
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By Marchie
I'm under the impression the 8372b has to have an...

I'm under the impression the 8372b has to have an external clock circuit to genlock which would (presumably) be on a Megachip adapter but not if you just swap-out the Agnus chip (the appeal of the...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 January 2019, 13:43
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By Marchie
2mb Agnus unable to genlock?

Hey folks,

I'm looking at this hack (http://members.iinet.net.au/~davem2/overclock/A2000-2MB-chip.html) to add a 2mb 8372b agnus to my A2000.

I've just heard however that the 2mb Agnus doesn't...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 January 2019, 05:23
Replies: 53
Views: 2,312
Posted By Marchie
Well I've learnt a bunch!

Well I've learnt a bunch!
Forum: Hardware mods 16 January 2019, 00:27
Replies: 10
Views: 582
Posted By Marchie
It's the first time we have seen the potential...

It's the first time we have seen the potential for new generation of Amiga performance without jumping off to a new non-compatible architecture (like Power PC or x86).

That's my guess as to why...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 January 2019, 00:20
Replies: 53
Views: 2,312
Posted By Marchie
Here's a...

Here's a graphic-artist-who-knows-nothing-about-coding question:

We always talk about dual playfields when it comes to parallax, which would give us two levels of parallax without breaking a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 January 2019, 00:12
Replies: 53
Views: 2,312
Posted By Marchie
Looks sweet! Seriously nice work! Also...

Looks sweet! Seriously nice work!



Also looking great, nice one!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 January 2019, 04:28
Replies: 53
Views: 2,312
Posted By Marchie
Sounds promising...

Sounds promising...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 January 2019, 00:35
Replies: 53
Views: 2,312
Posted By Marchie
d4rk3lf's point about parallax being overused is...

d4rk3lf's point about parallax being overused is fair enough - any artistic device can be overused, but personally I love parallax, and the more of it, the better. I can't think of a game that has...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 January 2019, 12:44
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By Marchie
Ok, cheers. Multifunctional...thanks...

Ok, cheers.

Multifunctional...thanks auto-complete...:banghead
Forum: support.Hardware 03 January 2019, 03:22
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By Marchie
What does it take to connect to a multisync? Can...

What does it take to connect to a multisync? Can I just get a passive RGB - VGA adaptor?
Forum: support.Hardware 02 January 2019, 14:18
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By Marchie
Super Denise and screens.

Just got myself a super-Denise and I'm wondering about those hires 'productivity' screen modes - can they display on a 1084? Or a regular VGA screen? (Or some impossible-to-find 15khz display?)
Forum: support.Hardware 02 January 2019, 13:58
Replies: 0
Views: 129
Posted By Marchie
Flash 2000 SCSI

Just saw a "Flash 2000" SCSI + RAM card on eBay and couldn't help but notice it looks identical to a SCRAM 2000 SCSI + RAM card I have.

The SCRAM 2000 is an open- source design so it's no great...
Forum: News 19 December 2018, 23:43
Replies: 14
Views: 1,803
Posted By Marchie
I hope they get something going, in whatever...

I hope they get something going, in whatever form. Good luck to them.
Forum: support.Hardware 14 December 2018, 00:16
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By Marchie
You can touch it, but I wouldn't keep my finger...

You can touch it, but I wouldn't keep my finger on it for more than 30 seconds.



I haven't inspected my 1200 while it's running but cool-to-touch is more what I would expect from this era of...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 December 2018, 04:57
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By Marchie
020 running temps

A cheerful hello to all the Amiga wizards out there.


I have an 020 card installed in a 500 which is running happily enough, but I've noticed it's quite hot to the touch, and the case will be hot...
Forum: Hardware mods 13 December 2018, 00:30
Replies: 216
Views: 27,868
Posted By Marchie
Arrived and works perfectly! Thank you! Now...

Arrived and works perfectly! Thank you!

Now all I need is a clever way to make that giant zorro card next to my A500 look inconspicuous...
Forum: support.WinUAE 11 December 2018, 00:25
Replies: 17
Views: 892
Posted By Marchie
Time to drag out my old half-working floppies I...

Time to drag out my old half-working floppies I guess...

On that subject, I remember reading somewhere about people 'fixing' older games to support 2 buttons (eg: Superfrog with 2nd button for...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 December 2018, 23:50
Replies: 20
Views: 1,326
Posted By Marchie
Too soon to joke about the 14th century? ;) ...

Too soon to joke about the 14th century? ;)



Black bars are fine, infinitely preferable to ugly distorted images. I think we're on the same page, preserving aspect ratio is essential.


...
Forum: support.WinUAE 10 December 2018, 10:28
Replies: 17
Views: 892
Posted By Marchie
I've noticed this -button issue on real hardware...

I've noticed this -button issue on real hardware - is there any solution if you not using UAE?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 December 2018, 10:24
Replies: 20
Views: 1,326
Posted By Marchie
Two grave evils of history: the black death of...

Two grave evils of history: the black death of 1347 and 4:3 images displayed on 16:9 screens...
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