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Forum: MarketPlace Yesterday, 01:28
Replies: 1
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Posted By dalek
Nice "attempt" to trademark A500 :nuts

Nice "attempt" to trademark A500 :nuts
Forum: Amiga scene 02 July 2020, 06:47
Replies: 45
Views: 1,690
Posted By dalek
Signatures inside the case :)

Signatures inside the case :)
Forum: MarketPlace 29 June 2020, 02:34
Replies: 1,833
Sticky: Ebay Links
Views: 395,159
Posted By dalek
Damn you - what a score :)

Damn you - what a score :)
Forum: News 25 June 2020, 05:09
Replies: 19
Views: 7,682
Posted By dalek
In my opinion the documentation is excellent.

In my opinion the documentation is excellent.
Forum: MarketPlace 24 June 2020, 14:23
Replies: 1,833
Sticky: Ebay Links
Views: 395,159
Posted By dalek
I saw that se30 too - at that price I'm surprised...

I saw that se30 too - at that price I'm surprised it's still there!

I wanted it too, but have also had a lot of fun with the Fusion emulator on my A4000. Runs classic mac software so well that I...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 June 2020, 06:04
Replies: 23
Views: 1,097
Posted By dalek
As solarmon aluded to, it looks to me like an...

As solarmon aluded to, it looks to me like an address or data line short. Check each address lines for shorts to another, same for each data line.
Forum: support.Hardware 18 June 2020, 08:19
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By dalek
Yay - so satisfying to get a working system after...

Yay - so satisfying to get a working system after all that troubleshooting and repair :)
Forum: support.Hardware 31 May 2020, 10:05
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By dalek
If you don't get any luck locally and want to do...

If you don't get any luck locally and want to do round trip express post to nsw I'd be happy to test it for you.

I bought from that seller a few months back, mine looks like yours and is...
Forum: Amiga scene 31 May 2020, 08:12
Replies: 34
Views: 1,992
Posted By dalek
wow - that looks so cool! Looking forward to...

wow - that looks so cool! Looking forward to having a play with it :)
Forum: support.Hardware 30 May 2020, 17:19
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By dalek
There's one on a1k called 'Garlic'..

There's one on a1k called 'Garlic'..
Forum: support.Hardware 29 May 2020, 10:10
Replies: 22
Views: 625
Posted By dalek
Aliexpress...

Aliexpress (https://www.aliexpress.com/wholesale?SearchText=ossc)?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 May 2020, 07:29
Replies: 17
Views: 1,089
Posted By dalek
So male or female, solder cups or pcb mount? ...

So male or female, solder cups or pcb mount? There's 4 possible types needed to cater for everything....
Forum: Hardware mods 12 May 2020, 11:50
Replies: 24
Views: 1,753
Posted By dalek
If I were you, I'd check out the TF534 sources...

If I were you, I'd check out the TF534 sources and the 68020/030TK sources to get an idea of what you are up against.

https://github.com/terriblefire/tf534 (Xilinx based)...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 May 2020, 10:45
Replies: 16
Views: 503
Posted By dalek
I know with 3.1 ROMs and no daughterboard you'll...

I know with 3.1 ROMs and no daughterboard you'll get yellow screen and yes diagrom works for me too without daughterboard.

When you get to last resorts, I'd try removing the fast ram and any...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 May 2020, 01:54
Replies: 44
Views: 2,391
Posted By dalek
I doubt you will notice any difference with Ian's...

I doubt you will notice any difference with Ian's adapter and 5V coming from the same rail on an ATX PSU. If you are worried, get an ATX PSU that has multiple 5V rails (e.g. labelled 5V1 and 5V2).
Forum: support.Hardware 09 May 2020, 01:51
Replies: 16
Views: 503
Posted By dalek
Assuming you did but since it wasn't written I'll...

Assuming you did but since it wasn't written I'll ask - do the chip and fast mem tests both complete successfully in diagrom?

With the 2.04 ROMs, if you hold both mouse buttons do you get the...
Forum: Hardware mods 02 May 2020, 01:47
Replies: 7
Views: 796
Posted By dalek
If you just want to use your Amiga (or PC) floppy...

If you just want to use your Amiga (or PC) floppy drive standalone to preserve floppies, Greaseweazle (https://github.com/keirf/Greaseweazle/wiki/Greaseweazle-Models) is one of the best and cheapest...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 April 2020, 00:49
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By dalek
Why not just replace U213?

Why not just replace U213?
Forum: Hardware mods 30 April 2020, 00:47
Replies: 46
Views: 7,992
Posted By dalek
It wouldn't be track length - more likely the...

It wouldn't be track length - more likely the refresh specs of those drams are not being met by the A500.
Forum: support.Hardware 30 April 2020, 00:45
Replies: 29
Views: 1,507
Posted By dalek
If the relocator has the skinny round pin legs...

If the relocator has the skinny round pin legs then they may not be making proper contact with the dual-wipe 68000 sockets on your motherboards. Easy test is to push and hold down firmly on the...
Forum: support.Games 28 April 2020, 12:22
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By dalek
Nice! That being said, the WHDLoad version is...

Nice! That being said, the WHDLoad version is much less crashy - so maybe just play the CD in the background on your stereo :crazy
Forum: Hardware mods 27 April 2020, 06:33
Replies: 7
Views: 845
Posted By dalek
No chance to an A1200 - possibly to an A2000 but...

No chance to an A1200 - possibly to an A2000 but you would likely run in to issues - I've never heard of anyone trying it. It would be messy as you'd need to invent a cable from the zorro slots to...
Forum: support.Apps 26 April 2020, 01:32
Replies: 123
Views: 32,112
Posted By dalek
My biggest issue with the situation is the text...

My biggest issue with the situation is the text at: http://www.sasg.com/cgi-sasg/order_info?app=MUI



People registering are misled in to thinking there will be "improvements" and "new releases"...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 April 2020, 14:15
Replies: 68
Views: 3,965
Posted By dalek
Yeah that was me :) See here:...

Yeah that was me :) See here: https://github.com/daleking/Amiga_A570_2MB


It's amazing what comes out of the woodwork when you release something opensource ;)


Glad to see you got one...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 April 2020, 04:01
Replies: 68
Views: 3,965
Posted By dalek
Yep sounds like a difference to the schematics to...

Yep sounds like a difference to the schematics to the silkscreen (I don't have mine out/open at the moment to compare). Caps to check would be the ones closest to the 7407 and the serial prom.

...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 April 2020, 01:44
Replies: 68
Views: 3,965
Posted By dalek
The volume knob disables the expansion so that...

The volume knob disables the expansion so that behaviour is normal. Correct working process is A570 first, then A500.

To get the behaviour you are seeing, I'm guessing there might be either a...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 April 2020, 04:37
Replies: 7
Views: 1,071
Posted By dalek
no dectape :(

no dectape :(
Forum: support.Hardware 20 April 2020, 13:25
Replies: 68
Views: 3,965
Posted By dalek
The requirement is 1MB chip ram. Rev 6 and...

The requirement is 1MB chip ram. Rev 6 and earlier owners needed to mod their mainboard to turn the trapdoor fast ram in to chip and ensure they had the ECS Agnus.

Great to hear it works!
Forum: support.Apps 16 April 2020, 01:52
Replies: 123
Views: 32,112
Posted By dalek
I think the issue is that people are spending...

I think the issue is that people are spending money expecting to get a license key in their name and are disappointed when a lame excuse is made and a generic keyfile is provided.

What is really...
Forum: support.Apps 15 April 2020, 16:38
Replies: 123
Views: 32,112
Posted By dalek
Just make the keygen require the 'temporary'...

Just make the keygen require the 'temporary' keyfile, which by the sounds of it is the same file for everyone who legitimately purchased it?

For extra credit, make a registered version of the...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 April 2020, 02:33
Replies: 23
Views: 2,009
Posted By dalek
By which time you might as well have just bought...

By which time you might as well have just bought a picopsu or clone: https://www.mini-box.com/picoPSU-160-XT

I wonder how much ripple actually affects an A500. Many people use meanwell and cisco...
Forum: Hardware mods 13 April 2020, 03:38
Replies: 2
Views: 578
Posted By dalek
mmulib enabling mufastrom

mmulib enabling mufastrom
Forum: support.Hardware 10 April 2020, 07:10
Replies: 20
Views: 1,242
Posted By dalek
My PSU is in pieces at the moment waiting on...

My PSU is in pieces at the moment waiting on cleaning, rust removal etc, so I'll take some measurements of the screw mounting points when I get a chance.
Forum: support.Hardware 09 April 2020, 03:04
Replies: 12
Views: 494
Posted By dalek
Electrical contact cleaner / de-oxit is also...

Electrical contact cleaner / de-oxit is also handy here, both before removal to breakdown corrosion holding the pins to the socket, and afterwards providing lubrication and preventing further...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 April 2020, 15:39
Replies: 20
Views: 1,242
Posted By dalek
Nice - yeah new PSU internals helps with heat too...

Nice - yeah new PSU internals helps with heat too - I'm keeping mine original until the PSU dies then will do the same with an Ian Stedman ATX adapter :)
Forum: support.Hardware 08 April 2020, 03:48
Replies: 20
Views: 1,242
Posted By dalek
I did find a schematic...

I did find a schematic (https://sector.biz.ua/docs/power_supply_schemes_11/LiteOn_PE-5161-1.pdf), with no sign of any dual speed control (since there are only two wires it would need to undervolt the...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 April 2020, 02:24
Replies: 20
Views: 1,242
Posted By dalek
Topical as I just opened my 240V A3000 PSU to...

Topical as I just opened my 240V A3000 PSU to replace the fan. The original is a "panaflo fbk-08A12M" 12V 0.13A.

According to this link (https://www.thebestpartinc.com/fbk-08a12m.html) it's...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 April 2020, 10:25
Replies: 15
Views: 710
Posted By dalek
I really wouldn't be happy with anything that...

I really wouldn't be happy with anything that comes in a 3D printed case due to the risk of fire melting through the plastic or the plastic breaking and allow finger access to mains ac. The...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 April 2020, 14:45
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By dalek
@DarrenHD pinouts for the cable are in the manual...

@DarrenHD pinouts for the cable are in the manual - pretty easy to make one up for DB9 to HD15 VGA.

And yeah, the card timings are specific to either PAL or NTSC depending on version. Just...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 April 2020, 14:42
Replies: 68
Views: 3,965
Posted By dalek
Hmm - try the EAB FTP search - link should work,...

Hmm - try the EAB FTP search - link should work, but your dropbox link doesn't work for me.

Yep get the logic probe and check the little serial prom for activity - the 8pin? socketed dip. If it's...
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