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Forum: Amiga scene 12 October 2018, 16:51
Replies: 41
Views: 2,904
Posted By bwldrbst
Oh wow! That's made me spend the last hour...

Oh wow!

That's made me spend the last hour tweaking the backgrounds and palette of my A2000's NeXTish/MWB greyscale Workbench into something a kind of matches the case...
Forum: Hardware mods 28 July 2018, 03:12
Replies: 33
Views: 1,853
Posted By bwldrbst
I've been working on a similar idea but focused...

I've been working on a similar idea but focused more on the software side. There's some discussion and links to github repos here (http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=92931).

The software allows...
Forum: Coders. System 09 June 2018, 02:46
Replies: 14
Views: 2,225
Posted By bwldrbst
@Troy, an internal expansion like a Zorro card is...

@Troy, an internal expansion like a Zorro card is really appealing as it would look so much neater, even though only one of my Amigas could use it. I'm using the serial port for now because it's easy...
Forum: Coders. System 08 June 2018, 01:38
Replies: 14
Views: 2,225
Posted By bwldrbst
I think a clockport adapter would be possible. It...

I think a clockport adapter would be possible. It would just need drivers on each side to understand the protocol, same as any other connection.

Unfortunately what I'm talking about wouldn't let...
Forum: Coders. System 05 June 2018, 16:49
Replies: 14
Views: 2,225
Posted By bwldrbst
Amiga and Raspberry Pi

This subject seems to come up every now and then and people have a few different ideas:


Connect a RPi to your Amiga via a null modem cable and use it as a (slow) network adapter.
Connect a...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 January 2018, 09:25
Replies: 68
Views: 9,781
Posted By bwldrbst
I regret selling the DKB Cobra 030 card from my...

I regret selling the DKB Cobra 030 card from my A1200 for peanuts. At least I still have the A1200.

I also wish I'd known I should remove the battery from my A4000. And I really regret binning...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 November 2017, 00:06
Replies: 8
Views: 774
Posted By bwldrbst
I made an Arduino Leonado (actually, a cheapo...

I made an Arduino Leonado (actually, a cheapo clone from EBay) into an A2000 -> USB keyboard adapter using the code posted on this forum thread: https://forum.arduino.cc/index.php?topic=139358.0
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 September 2017, 03:51
Replies: 801
Views: 162,070
Posted By bwldrbst
This is the workbench of my Amiga 2000. It lives...

This is the workbench of my Amiga 2000. It lives on an SD Card so I can swap it between a SCSI2SD in the real machine and FS-UAE running on my laptop.

The dock on the right I wrote myself. Source...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 September 2017, 03:21
Replies: 15
Views: 667
Posted By bwldrbst
I've got a 2320 in my A2000 and found that, while...

I've got a 2320 in my A2000 and found that, while it worked OK with the fairly recent LCD monitors I have lying around, there were some issues. PAL screenmodes didn't display correctly so I had to...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 June 2017, 02:55
Replies: 104
Views: 3,635
Posted By bwldrbst
Just a GVP 030 combo in my A2000. The 500, 1000...

Just a GVP 030 combo in my A2000. The 500, 1000 and 1200 are stock.
Forum: support.Hardware 11 March 2017, 08:10
Replies: 15
Views: 1,574
Posted By bwldrbst
I've purchased one from Jaycar like this:...

I've purchased one from Jaycar like this: https://www.jaycar.com.au/db9-female-to-db9-female-null-modem-lead/p/WC7513 along with a db9 to db25 adapter. It works fine with Amigas.

Cheers,

Andrew
Forum: Coders. System 07 October 2016, 16:50
Replies: 4
Views: 2,948
Posted By bwldrbst
So I've been playing around a bit with Triton as...

So I've been playing around a bit with Triton as it appears to be just a light wrapper around gadtools and boopsi gadgets. The preferences editor is currently looking like this:

50326

The plan...
Forum: Coders. System 29 September 2016, 16:39
Replies: 4
Views: 2,948
Posted By bwldrbst
GUI toolkit alternatives

Over the last few months I've been working on a pretty light weight Dock application intended to work on 3.0 or 3.1 systems. I'm a fan of BetterWB (and my most powerful real Amiga is an A2000 with...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 September 2016, 17:09
Replies: 7
Views: 1,039
Posted By bwldrbst
That looks pretty cool, I had wondered what was...

That looks pretty cool, I had wondered what was involved in getting a ROM in there. Why does it end up with less memory? Is the ROM mapped into the same address space as the RAM?

Before doing...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 August 2016, 16:06
Replies: 7
Views: 1,039
Posted By bwldrbst
A bit more messing around... I tried...

A bit more messing around...

I tried leaving the machine running for a couple of hours, rebooting every now and then, to see if anything changed as it heated up. None of the ICs felt overly warm...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 August 2016, 15:56
Replies: 7
Views: 1,039
Posted By bwldrbst
I've just tried swapping the CIAs around and it...

I've just tried swapping the CIAs around and it made no difference.

At least I didn't make anything worse...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 August 2016, 01:04
Replies: 7
Views: 1,039
Posted By bwldrbst
If I reset it will just ask for the KS disk...

If I reset it will just ask for the KS disk again.



Fair enough. I thought it might have some meaning due to it being very consistent.
Forum: support.Hardware 21 August 2016, 06:30
Replies: 7
Views: 1,039
Posted By bwldrbst
Amiga 1000 crashes after loading kickstart

I picked up a non-working Amiga 1000 last weekend, mainly to get an original keyboard and mouse for my working A1000.

The non-working A1000 runs through the POST colours and makes the startup...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 April 2016, 05:41
Replies: 20
Views: 2,624
Posted By bwldrbst
Hey, another Perth person! I miss going to...

Hey, another Perth person!

I miss going to Valhalla Games & Hobbies in the city. Not that I could afford to buy anything very often...
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