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Forum: Hardware mods 13 December 2018, 20:27
Replies: 5
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Posted By Mick
Very nice craftmanship but is it fireproof? :p

Very nice craftmanship but is it fireproof? :p
Forum: News 12 December 2018, 17:04
Replies: 269
Views: 17,414
Posted By Mick
It is a bit confusing, kipper says he put on a...

It is a bit confusing, kipper says he put on a set of typewriter style keys which I read as whatever he had available at the time but in the same post he mentioned receiving sample keycaps so why not...
Forum: Hardware mods 09 December 2018, 16:29
Replies: 156
Views: 12,006
Posted By Mick
It looks like they have it almost perfectly...

It looks like they have it almost perfectly optimised, great work.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 December 2018, 11:59
Replies: 242
Views: 9,557
Posted By Mick
You can do what he did with any console, even the...

You can do what he did with any console, even the best ones that history has to offer. People can argue here about whether CD32 was good or not after taking all factors into account but it's still a...
Forum: Hardware mods 01 December 2018, 13:59
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By Mick
Legend! Even if it's not legally possible to...

Legend!

Even if it's not legally possible to produce new cards from this then hopefully it will give iComp a nudge towards producing an ACA 060.
Forum: Hardware mods 30 November 2018, 20:57
Replies: 51
Views: 6,218
Posted By Mick
Ah ok no worries. It's just your latest article...

Ah ok no worries. It's just your latest article says you are using NOS parts so I wondered what you were using.

Does anyone know any suitable substitutes for the originals?

All I can find about...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 November 2018, 14:13
Replies: 242
Views: 9,557
Posted By Mick
I think some are missing the point of the CD32, I...

I think some are missing the point of the CD32, I don't think it was aimed at people who already had an Amiga but rather people who saw anything with a keyboard as being nerdy. Even with games...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 November 2018, 13:35
Replies: 242
Views: 9,557
Posted By Mick
I think the problem is these days people seem to...

I think the problem is these days people seem to see everything as binary with no middle ground. When I look through the CD32 games catalogue I see some pretty awesome games:

Alien Breed
Cannon...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 November 2018, 18:39
Replies: 242
Views: 9,557
Posted By Mick
I've just finished watching and having looked at...

I've just finished watching and having looked at a list of CD32 releases it's fairly obvious he has picked a bad bunch just to savage the console, the one or two games in his list that he does...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 November 2018, 18:01
Replies: 242
Views: 9,557
Posted By Mick
I used to enjoy watching AVGN but in recent years...

I used to enjoy watching AVGN but in recent years I've not payed much attention as his friends seemed to take over the channel. I don't know enough about the CD32 to comment but I'm only a few...
Forum: Hardware mods 27 November 2018, 16:48
Replies: 51
Views: 6,218
Posted By Mick
What filters...

What filters (http://wordpress.hertell.nu/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/IMG_0212.jpg) are you using for the power? they aren't mentioned in the BOM.
Forum: support.Hardware 23 October 2018, 21:42
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By Mick
Jens will probably make some more eventually if...

Jens will probably make some more eventually if he thinks the demand is there but it could be a long wait. While you're there tell him to make some 060 accelerators. :p
Forum: support.Hardware 23 October 2018, 15:00
Replies: 42
Views: 2,592
Posted By Mick
Okay thanks for the detailed response and linking...

Okay thanks for the detailed response and linking me up with this thread, I think I'll avoid them unless some can confirm. :p
Forum: Hardware mods 23 October 2018, 14:14
Replies: 156
Views: 12,006
Posted By Mick
Sorry to hijack the thread a bit but do these...

Sorry to hijack the thread a bit but do these (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/LOT-OF-3pcs-MC68EC020FG25-INTEGRATED-CIRCUIT-CASE-100-QFP-TRAYED-MAKE-MOTOROLA/283216737914) look genuine? did Motorola ever...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 October 2018, 13:12
Replies: 155
Views: 8,980
Posted By Mick
My view of the spirit of the Amiga is that of a...

My view of the spirit of the Amiga is that of a small group of creatives/engineers coming together to create something that was years ahead of its time and as a result went on to dominate the market....
Forum: News 22 October 2018, 22:04
Replies: 269
Views: 17,414
Posted By Mick
Anything that goes through customs usually ends...

Anything that goes through customs usually ends up in the hands of Royal Mail and they charge an extra "handling fee" which I believe is daylight robbery. It feels like we're punished for ordering...
Forum: Hardware mods 22 October 2018, 18:44
Replies: 10
Views: 943
Posted By Mick
There are a couple of A2000 PCB projects on the...

There are a couple of A2000 PCB projects on the A1K forum but nothing released yet as far as I know.
Forum: Hardware mods 20 October 2018, 19:19
Replies: 51
Views: 6,218
Posted By Mick
Alright, I just wondered if you'd had anyone...

Alright, I just wondered if you'd had anyone confirm that they work as I saw some on Ebay.
Forum: Hardware mods 20 October 2018, 14:26
Replies: 51
Views: 6,218
Posted By Mick
Have you had any feedback about your clone PCB...

Have you had any feedback about your clone PCB yet?
Forum: News 19 October 2018, 19:07
Replies: 269
Views: 17,414
Posted By Mick
I tried but it just doesn't look right due to low...

I tried but it just doesn't look right due to low resolution. I think what the app needs is the ability to export/view the final product in 1:1 scale. I would ask to see everything in proper scale...
Forum: News 19 October 2018, 16:00
Replies: 269
Views: 17,414
Posted By Mick
Add <span class='enter'>?</span> to the legend...

Add <span class='enter'>?</span> to the legend and this to custom styles:

.enter {
font-size: 36pt;
}

edit... you'll need to copy and paste the symbol because it's not showing on here,...
Forum: News 19 October 2018, 15:58
Replies: 269
Views: 17,414
Posted By Mick
Yeah I had a try with something like that but it...

Yeah I had a try with something like that but it makes the right A a pixel or so bigger, could do with like an inner outline I think?
Forum: News 19 October 2018, 15:48
Replies: 269
Views: 17,414
Posted By Mick
I've customised some of the other keys using...

I've customised some of the other keys using unicode symbols but like I said I'm not sure if they'll just laugh at the code and throw it back. I'll leave it to you guys I guess too many cooks and...
Forum: News 19 October 2018, 14:33
Replies: 269
Views: 17,414
Posted By Mick
I've managed to do Amiga keys using CSS but I'm...

I've managed to do Amiga keys using CSS but I'm not sure if it's just an abuse of their app, they say they have a parser so it should be okay? I'm trying to work out how to do the right Amiga key...
Forum: News 18 October 2018, 21:27
Replies: 269
Views: 17,414
Posted By Mick
Can they send you examples of the different sizes...

Can they send you examples of the different sizes on a key? you might be able to get a better idea.

edit...

Here is with the font changed to Arial, it seems clearer now and is a better match to...
Forum: News 18 October 2018, 21:13
Replies: 269
Views: 17,414
Posted By Mick
It looks exactly the same in JPEG. This is...

It looks exactly the same in JPEG.

This is the closest I can get it by my eyes but will it transfer to the real thing well?
Link...
Forum: News 18 October 2018, 20:07
Replies: 269
Views: 17,414
Posted By Mick
It looks like an issue with the app, if I...

It looks like an issue with the app, if I increase size by 1pt those symbols become dramatically clearer.

edit...

This is the best I can do:
Link...
Forum: News 18 October 2018, 19:12
Replies: 269
Views: 17,414
Posted By Mick
What does it look like with size 6 as default and...

What does it look like with size 6 as default and size 9 for letters? a kids toy or pretty good?

Or can you make the small stuff bold? they don't seem to stand out as much as the Amiga unless...
Forum: News 18 October 2018, 16:39
Replies: 269
Views: 17,414
Posted By Mick
So the keys kipper is sourcing are doubleshot?...

So the keys kipper is sourcing are doubleshot? why not just offer extra sets when ordering for those wanting spares or multiple colours/sets? won't that bring the bulk price down?
Forum: News 18 October 2018, 16:30
Replies: 269
Views: 17,414
Posted By Mick
Will the standard keyset be as durable as the...

Will the standard keyset be as durable as the original keys? the reason I ask is I have a Filco and some of the keys (WSAD mainly) are already starting to wear after just a few months which is rather...
Forum: News 17 October 2018, 23:09
Replies: 269
Views: 17,414
Posted By Mick
What's the closest modern day equivalent? ...

What's the closest modern day equivalent?

I've only had experience with the MX Browns on my current PC keyboard and I find they register a bit too easily, I've heard MX Black are the same but need...
Forum: News 16 October 2018, 22:40
Replies: 269
Views: 17,414
Posted By Mick
The membrane versions would probably be immensely...

The membrane versions would probably be immensely popular as well if it were possible to get the rubber/plastic parts manufactured.
Forum: News 16 October 2018, 18:40
Replies: 269
Views: 17,414
Posted By Mick
Got it, I'll stop bugging you now. I'm very much...

Got it, I'll stop bugging you now. I'm very much looking forward to seeing them available. :)
Forum: News 16 October 2018, 18:01
Replies: 269
Views: 17,414
Posted By Mick
Ah right, I read it like you were giving us...

Ah right, I read it like you were giving us options and hoping to do away with the ribbon connector entirely since you sounded really enthusiastic about not needing one. :laughing

So if I...
Forum: News 16 October 2018, 17:03
Replies: 269
Views: 17,414
Posted By Mick
I'd vote ribbon cable because I'm a...

I'd vote ribbon cable because I'm a traditionalist but is there a reason why you can't have the option for all? price?

Have you thought about doing the whole top right portion modular so that the...
Forum: News 16 October 2018, 11:43
Replies: 269
Views: 17,414
Posted By Mick
If the a1200.net guys were able to make the...

If the a1200.net guys were able to make the plastic shroud and rubber overlay it would compliment kipper's replacement membrane and their keycaps nicely, one of the problems I've noticed with...
Forum: News 15 October 2018, 17:20
Replies: 269
Views: 17,414
Posted By Mick
I noticed the A1200 has an additional secondary...

I noticed the A1200 has an additional secondary label on the forward slash of the numpad called "Sys Rq", whatever that is. Also the right shift looks like it's missing colour around the outside for...
Forum: News 15 October 2018, 16:20
Replies: 269
Views: 17,414
Posted By Mick
Also top row of the numpad is missing the...

Also top row of the numpad is missing the secondary labels.
Forum: News 15 October 2018, 16:12
Replies: 269
Views: 17,414
Posted By Mick
One more minor thing that's probably more of a...

One more minor thing that's probably more of a preference but the Amiga backspace key is just a left arrow rather than a wall of text?
Forum: News 15 October 2018, 15:59
Replies: 269
Views: 17,414
Posted By Mick
Some of the symbols are hard to make out but the...

Some of the symbols are hard to make out but the only differences I can see is the caps lock, enter and right shift key are not coloured. I wasn't blinded by them. :p
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