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Forum: support.Hardware Today, 10:56
Replies: 2
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Posted By lesta_smsc
I suspect the subsequent output voltages will be...

I suspect the subsequent output voltages will be unchanged ie +12v, -12v and +5. Provided you have a way of powering the PSU correctly then yes it should work. Remember UK PSU is 230V whereas USA is...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 January 2021, 23:51
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By lesta_smsc
So still ongoing then!

So still ongoing then!
Forum: Amiga scene 16 January 2021, 21:37
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By lesta_smsc
Incredible! I wonder where these people are today...

Incredible! I wonder where these people are today and whether they patent was sold as this technology was way ahead of its time... if you think when eyetoy came out!
Forum: support.Hardware 16 January 2021, 16:21
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By lesta_smsc
I'll try later... I know it used to do odd things...

I'll try later... I know it used to do odd things with key presses on my A600 when it was new!

You can try SysTest to just check all the buttons. The membrane wouldn't cause issues for key...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 January 2021, 03:14
Replies: 6,398
Views: 1,246,840
Posted By lesta_smsc
ArcadeForge UMSA Ultimate Scart Adapter! I...

ArcadeForge UMSA Ultimate Scart Adapter!

I made my own make-shift VGA to SCART cable but wanted a neater solution and decided to just go and buy this rather than spend more time making a...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 January 2021, 02:28
Replies: 15
Views: 576
Posted By lesta_smsc
Maybe try converting ADF or IPF to SCP and write...

Maybe try converting ADF or IPF to SCP and write that way if you specifically want to test SCP. If not, then you can now write ADF and IPF directly without needing conversion. At least this way you...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 January 2021, 21:22
Replies: 15
Views: 576
Posted By lesta_smsc
The writing is the same as reading just changing...

The writing is the same as reading just changing option to "write" rather than "read".

To make it easier look up Greaseweazle GUI for a user friendly interface.

Also which version are you...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 January 2021, 15:51
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By lesta_smsc
May need this: ...

May need this:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/New-4x-Adapters-for-SOJ20-DIP20-Memory-CHIP-RAM-Amiga-500-2000-/274484420158?_trksid=p2349624.m46890.l49292
Forum: support.Hardware 14 January 2021, 15:50
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By lesta_smsc
Wondering whether you can do low level format on...

Wondering whether you can do low level format on Amiga?... if not then connect to PC and do it that way.
Forum: Collections 14 January 2021, 15:48
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By lesta_smsc
Awesome! Did you have difficulty with disks being...

Awesome! Did you have difficulty with disks being read due to mould/errors or just read without verify when collating?
Forum: support.Hardware 14 January 2021, 03:01
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By lesta_smsc
Lol I believe i was in the same boat with Cortex...

Lol I believe i was in the same boat with Cortex RAM but also my SupraDrive apparently supports this too... if you succeed please let me know! I heard there was some RAM conversion possible.
Forum: MarketPlace 13 January 2021, 17:49
Replies: 41
Views: 2,329
Posted By lesta_smsc
How much for stock A1200 in good working...

How much for stock A1200 in good working condition with PSU?
Forum: MarketPlace 12 January 2021, 22:53
Replies: 41
Views: 2,329
Posted By lesta_smsc
Yeah but this came with 90+ disks - must have...

Yeah but this came with 90+ disks - must have tempted the deal lol(!)

I'm looking for the A600HD Epic pack... my 1st Amiga and wish there was an NOS of this :(

Back to the topic: I'm surprised...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 January 2021, 22:51
Replies: 122
Views: 15,573
Posted By lesta_smsc
The bottom middle and right scenes remind me of...

The bottom middle and right scenes remind me of Shadow of the Beast and Lionheart.
Forum: support.Hardware 12 January 2021, 22:47
Replies: 14
Views: 468
Posted By lesta_smsc
I use no additional power supply for the floppy...

I use no additional power supply for the floppy disk drive. I power Greaseweazle by USB and this in turn supplies the power needed for the floppy drive. So neat and easy.

On your Greaseweazle...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 January 2021, 22:44
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By lesta_smsc
The 1st 2 on this list has both parallel and...

The 1st 2 on this list has both parallel and serial interfaces:

http://amiga.resource.cx/search.pl?cat=midi&product=
Forum: support.Hardware 12 January 2021, 15:30
Replies: 14
Views: 468
Posted By lesta_smsc
This is how the wiring looks for my set up. ...

This is how the wiring looks for my set up.

Floppy disk drive LED works and makes the usual noise when reading / writing but only when the Greaseweazle is controlling it eg when you choose the...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 January 2021, 00:15
Replies: 14
Views: 468
Posted By lesta_smsc
My Greaseweazle is powered by USB port on laptop...

My Greaseweazle is powered by USB port on laptop and in turn the Greaseweazle powers the floppy drive! No additional power is needed. I'm using Sony drive.
Forum: support.Hardware 10 January 2021, 16:30
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By lesta_smsc
I did it previously using needle/long-nose pliers...

I did it previously using needle/long-nose pliers as they get around them nicely.
Forum: support.Hardware 09 January 2021, 23:17
Replies: 15
Views: 505
Posted By lesta_smsc
These links may help, some people required a...

These links may help, some people required a flash update for their Buddha:

http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=102282
...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 January 2021, 22:11
Replies: 15
Views: 505
Posted By lesta_smsc
Have drivers been set up? I don't think it works...

Have drivers been set up? I don't think it works natively?
Forum: Amiga scene 09 January 2021, 21:00
Replies: 32
Views: 1,385
Posted By lesta_smsc
Sadly... it is unlikely you will be able to do...

Sadly... it is unlikely you will be able to do this legally since there is little in the way of concessions from those who own copyright (even that is unclear). I think many have tried before and got...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 January 2021, 20:58
Replies: 15
Views: 505
Posted By lesta_smsc
Format as FAT. Also are you sure the card is...

Format as FAT. Also are you sure the card is compatible as not all Transcends work (including some reported as working) as I had to go through several before I found one which worked).
Forum: support.Hardware 09 January 2021, 04:39
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By lesta_smsc
Any luck?

Any luck?
Forum: support.Hardware 09 January 2021, 04:38
Replies: 15
Views: 879
Posted By lesta_smsc
Apologies I must have missed your reply until...

Apologies I must have missed your reply until now.

There are issues with Retroarch displaying correctly and I believe it was to do with the way modelines were generated ie static or dynamic.
...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 January 2021, 04:26
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By lesta_smsc
I have an SD card from nearly 20 years ago and it...

I have an SD card from nearly 20 years ago and it still reads and writes very well until today. Granted it is the 1st generation so speeds aren't great but I'm sure it has surpassed the write cycle...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 January 2021, 21:51
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By lesta_smsc
Green screen usually RAM fault. See this article...

Green screen usually RAM fault. See this article for more discussion:

https://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=4908
Forum: Amiga scene 02 January 2021, 12:04
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By lesta_smsc
These look incredible! The last game character...

These look incredible! The last game character reminds me of Robocod!
Forum: Amiga scene 02 January 2021, 01:14
Replies: 24
Views: 740
Posted By lesta_smsc
Happy New Year everyone!

Happy New Year everyone!
Forum: Amiga scene 02 January 2021, 01:09
Replies: 33
Views: 2,293
Posted By lesta_smsc
Ooh what a great start to the year! Thank you for...

Ooh what a great start to the year! Thank you for the release.
Forum: support.Hardware 30 December 2020, 21:04
Replies: 15
Views: 879
Posted By lesta_smsc
Individual emulators can be run BUT I had...

Individual emulators can be run BUT I had problems unless the mode selected matched the modelines configured. It was more trouble that it's worth and Groovymame and Retroarch works well enough.
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 December 2020, 11:53
Replies: 6,398
Views: 1,246,840
Posted By lesta_smsc
Bought a window hinge. Didn't realise how heavy...

Bought a window hinge. Didn't realise how heavy that window was till it was unscrewed from the frame!
Forum: support.Hardware 28 December 2020, 11:47
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By lesta_smsc
Not sure if you've replaced this particular...

Not sure if you've replaced this particular capacitor but there is a filter capacitor near rectifier diode on CRTs. If they start under performing the voltage output drops and the picture is dim. It...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 December 2020, 10:48
Replies: 17
Views: 885
Posted By lesta_smsc
My take on @thomas post was that you CAN access...

My take on @thomas post was that you CAN access the files but not like file explorer but rather through its user interface for the card with its proprietary app. This means that provided the card as...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 December 2020, 14:37
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By lesta_smsc
@AmigaPassion maybe could confirm whether the...

@AmigaPassion maybe could confirm whether the board was recapped using the serial number? I know of someone who had the case changed but board inside was a mess...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 December 2020, 03:24
Replies: 33
Views: 2,419
Posted By lesta_smsc
Great release thank you! I remember this game as...

Great release thank you! I remember this game as a bridge between Epic and Campaign lol.
Forum: support.Hardware 23 December 2020, 02:27
Replies: 17
Views: 885
Posted By lesta_smsc
Any updates on this? I'm intrigued to know if...

Any updates on this? I'm intrigued to know if this would be viable option.
Forum: Amiga scene 23 December 2020, 02:25
Replies: 10
Views: 837
Posted By lesta_smsc
Thank you for sharing this. Just had a brief read...

Thank you for sharing this. Just had a brief read and seems quite informative.

I remember reading cover to cover the fat Workbench book that came with my A600HD. It showed me how to copy disks...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 December 2020, 02:21
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By lesta_smsc
May be unrelated but I had a non responsive...

May be unrelated but I had a non responsive keyboard on A500 and it turned out (or so I'm led to believe) to be due to a short on the expansion port - undoing the short and it worked perfect.
Forum: support.Hardware 21 December 2020, 02:22
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By lesta_smsc
Thank you for sharing this. I've just realised I...

Thank you for sharing this. I've just realised I have problems with the power connector and a break in the wire of 2 power supplies! Whilst I'm looking at repairing the connector, I may as well...
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