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Forum: Hardware mods 07 December 2018, 22:41
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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: 508
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: 13
Views: 655
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: 13
Views: 655
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: 54,949
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:

...
Forum: News 12 August 2018, 15:26
Replies: 148
Views: 17,499
Posted By Higgy
The small Flea does pack a punch. Someone at an...

The small Flea does pack a punch. Someone at an AMIGA Meet commented that Elite 2/Frontier looked quick.

The PCB would be very simple, but i have no experience in routing PCB's and making sure...
Forum: News 11 August 2018, 19:05
Replies: 148
Views: 17,499
Posted By Higgy
roc - glad you got a working system now :) ...

roc - glad you got a working system now :)

Kolla - there is Fastram option, up to 24meg? I think.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 July 2018, 15:04
Replies: 55
Views: 11,478
Posted By Higgy
I just checked my PS2 wallet and I have a DVD...

I just checked my PS2 wallet and I have a DVD titled 'AMIGA Emulator PS2' ;)

Once I rip and compress the ISO, any recommendations for where to upload it?
Forum: News 20 July 2018, 09:58
Replies: 148
Views: 17,499
Posted By Higgy
@roc - I have my Flea in a project box, but I...

@roc - I have my Flea in a project box, but I have my original MicroUSB-PS/2 adaptor I made. If your interested I can take some pictures and I could post it to Italy for certainly under 10 euros.
...
Forum: News 20 July 2018, 09:52
Replies: 148
Views: 17,499
Posted By Higgy
USB gamepads will not work. You have to use...

USB gamepads will not work.
You have to use PS/2 compatible keyboard/mouse and wire in a standard AMIGA joystick into the GPIO ports.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 June 2018, 14:15
Replies: 8
Views: 1,312
Posted By Higgy
Playing SWOS via Raspberry Pi 3 there seemed to...

Playing SWOS via Raspberry Pi 3 there seemed to be some delay in kicking. Timing/lag is quite crucial on SWOS with the pass/shoot so it's a good one to test emulation.

I used a Master System...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 June 2018, 10:18
Replies: 8
Views: 1,312
Posted By Higgy
Hi, I got my Pro Micro delivered and built...

Hi,

I got my Pro Micro delivered and built your project. I used a small project box which I had laying around and mounted a D-type on the side of the box.

I tested it on Windows XP, Android and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 June 2018, 23:39
Replies: 8
Views: 1,312
Posted By Higgy
Thanks for this. I have used up all my spare Pro...

Thanks for this. I have used up all my spare Pro Micros, so I've ordered some more to do this project.
Forum: support.Hardware 04 June 2018, 14:25
Replies: 395
Views: 89,627
Posted By Higgy
They should not be connected - well visibly. ...

They should not be connected - well visibly.

The chip pin out has those two pins listed as P1.2 and P1.3 so they might not actually be connected within the chip.

If you are going to use...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 May 2018, 14:12
Replies: 16
Views: 639
Posted By Higgy
phantomphanatic - before you start desoldering...

phantomphanatic - before you start desoldering etc, power it on with the case removed and feel the RAM chips, quite often the broken ones run hot.

I think there is also the height available, so I...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 May 2018, 14:09
Replies: 48
Views: 12,118
Posted By Higgy
It was a tight squeeze! The file had to be...

It was a tight squeeze! The file had to be brought out :)

Question - (sorry if I am not explaining this correctly) does the PSOC produce 3.3v signals on the AMIGA side? As I would like to know if...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 May 2018, 11:17
Replies: 48
Views: 12,118
Posted By Higgy
I got one built and just about fitted it into the...

I got one built and just about fitted it into the smallest case I could find!


Thanks to robinsonb5 for the help in answering some questions.

http://i67.tinypic.com/2cngobo.jpg
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 May 2018, 22:01
Replies: 16
Views: 639
Posted By Higgy
Hi. It is more serious. I would say a RAM...

Hi.

It is more serious. I would say a RAM chip. It's all fixable, depends if you want to spend money on it.
There are some diagnostic devices but they are at least £20. I managed to fix a couple...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 May 2018, 21:04
Replies: 20
Views: 1,396
Posted By Higgy
I am glad that it was not just me that was a...

I am glad that it was not just me that was a little disappointed (only with sound), all the talk of iMUSE and I remember thinking what is so special! Others like Loom seemed better.

Without having...
Forum: support.Games 02 May 2018, 10:25
Replies: 9
Views: 745
Posted By Higgy
Take em out - a blast from the past. Now that...

Take em out - a blast from the past. Now that was a well played game. I thought I bought it via PD?
Forum: News 18 April 2018, 10:09
Replies: 48
Views: 7,646
Posted By Higgy
Did an 'audiobook' get released? The 3rd...

Did an 'audiobook' get released?

The 3rd and final book will be up on Kickstarter today as I understand.

Lets hope the Final Chapter and Appendix will not be in Book 4 (sorry ;) )
Forum: support.Hardware 12 April 2018, 18:05
Replies: 395
Views: 89,627
Posted By Higgy
There are interesting developments happening...

There are interesting developments happening again with the GBS82**

The original Raspberry Pi mods ended, but it has been taken up again quite recently. Now you can run custom firmware with a...
Forum: Amiga scene 03 April 2018, 22:51
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By Higgy
Just finished watching. Really good. Very...

Just finished watching. Really good.

Very well recorded, very easy to hear everyone, which is usually the issue with recorded presentations.
Forum: News 15 March 2018, 08:58
Replies: 928
Views: 123,502
Posted By Higgy
I noticed this. The main thing is the timing so...

I noticed this. The main thing is the timing so that it scrolls back around to the beginning, and your eyes/brain have enough time to process - is this the correct disk, or do I need to move to the...
Forum: News 11 March 2018, 17:51
Replies: 148
Views: 17,499
Posted By Higgy
If anyone fancies practicing rebuilding the Core,...

If anyone fancies practicing rebuilding the Core, an updated Audio Engine has recently been released for MiniMig:

http://www.minimig.net/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=633

I am also hoping someone updates...
Forum: support.OtherUAE 05 March 2018, 15:56
Replies: 485
Views: 131,621
Posted By Higgy
I am sure I have a load of .APK files on my OUYA....

I am sure I have a load of .APK files on my OUYA. I think they are version 2.3.6??? does that sense? - is this the old API?
I also have a few early versions from when it changed and started...
Forum: News 24 February 2018, 09:56
Replies: 148
Views: 17,499
Posted By Higgy
Thanks for the information. You can tell...

Thanks for the information. You can tell electronics is not my forte!

For a quick lesson, is it like this:

Mouse needs 5v to operate as it has an onboard circuit. But because it is receiving 5v...
Forum: News 17 February 2018, 10:30
Replies: 148
Views: 17,499
Posted By Higgy
Nice work there! I got the audio circuit...

Nice work there!
I got the audio circuit finished last night.

With Minmig configs. Is there a way of adding text rather than just a number?

Ideally I want saved something like:
OCS A500 1mb...
Forum: News 14 February 2018, 21:39
Replies: 148
Views: 17,499
Posted By Higgy
I got good ideas for fitting it into a small...

I got good ideas for fitting it into a small project box.

Just waiting on capacitors to make the audio circuit for Next186.
I got my dual PS/2 to USB adaptor working.
Wired in a Competition Pro...
Forum: News 09 February 2018, 00:28
Replies: 148
Views: 17,499
Posted By Higgy
My green one was moulded, and filled with plastic...

My green one was moulded, and filled with plastic so cutting it open really just wrecked it. You could not see the internal pins.

Use wire from say a resistor and stick it into the DIN plug to get...
Forum: News 09 February 2018, 00:02
Replies: 148
Views: 17,499
Posted By Higgy
My 'green' adaptor killed 2 PS/2 keyboards :(...

My 'green' adaptor killed 2 PS/2 keyboards :( After checking the pinout it was switched so sending 5v into ground!!

Will be nicer to have a little moulded adaptor rather than my soon to be made...
Forum: News 08 February 2018, 09:40
Replies: 148
Views: 17,499
Posted By Higgy
Akira - Next186 only works on 4GB+ cards. I...

Akira - Next186 only works on 4GB+ cards. I found the hard way also!!
You also don't get much space free (well a lot for a 486 back in the day!) so most of the 4GB will be wasted so you dont want...
Forum: News 07 February 2018, 10:31
Replies: 148
Views: 17,499
Posted By Higgy
Hi, Damn it's small! Programming the...

Hi,

Damn it's small!

Programming the device is pretty easy. Try 'blinking LED' first to ensure programming works. I have only used the Next186 Core (486 PC) so far. Got Monkey Island 2 running...
Forum: News 03 February 2018, 15:25
Replies: 148
Views: 17,499
Posted By Higgy
I am feeling a bit itchy today. Why? because a...

I am feeling a bit itchy today. Why? because a Flea turned up in my house :)

Fleas have hit the UK!
Forum: News 24 January 2018, 10:36
Replies: 9
Views: 3,730
Posted By Higgy
From memory I think is included as a perk along...

From memory I think is included as a perk along with David Pleasance Kickstarter book.
Forum: News 29 December 2017, 11:36
Replies: 148
Views: 17,499
Posted By Higgy
I think he was talking about my idea of using DVI...

I think he was talking about my idea of using DVI monitors. For me i have a number of pc monitors with DVI but they don't have sound so I would need a 3.5 mm jack.

I think Valentin was saying that...
Forum: News 29 December 2017, 11:14
Replies: 148
Views: 17,499
Posted By Higgy
Hi. As I understand: 1. It has USB...

Hi. As I understand:

1. It has USB connectors but uses PS/2 protocol. A lot of USB keyboards are still PS/2 compatible so that is not an issue.
Joypads might be more of a problem but there was...
Forum: News 10 December 2017, 23:10
Replies: 1,152
Views: 209,999
Posted By Higgy
Many thanks for the 'Batman Forever' single disk...

Many thanks for the 'Batman Forever' single disk support.
I got it running on my 6128 now :)
Forum: News 02 November 2017, 19:50
Replies: 148
Views: 17,499
Posted By Higgy
From what I understand the AMIGA Core will have...

From what I understand the AMIGA Core will have some GPIO pins configured as if they are the joystick pins/port so you just wire directly to them. There will be no software required, it is baked-in...
Forum: News 20 October 2017, 12:10
Replies: 48
Views: 7,646
Posted By Higgy
Edit - now calmed ;)

Edit - now calmed ;)
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