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Forum: Coders. System 05 September 2019, 15:24
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Posted By Jeff_Birt
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Coders. System 05 September 2019, 15:22
Replies: 11
Views: 1,366
Posted By Jeff_Birt
Thanks, I had not heard of that one before either...

Thanks, I had not heard of that one before either and was able to find a PDF of it.
Forum: Coders. System 05 September 2019, 04:32
Replies: 11
Views: 1,366
Posted By Jeff_Birt
Thanks, I had not come across "Amiga printers...

Thanks, I had not come across "Amiga printers Inside & Out" yet. I did find mention of "Mastering Amiga Printers" but could not find a PDF or hardcopy anywhere. I did see one listing from last year...
Forum: Coders. System 04 September 2019, 22:10
Replies: 11
Views: 1,366
Posted By Jeff_Birt
Thanks but I'm asking about Amiga specific driver...

Thanks but I'm asking about Amiga specific driver implementation not application usage of a driver for printing.
Forum: Coders. System 04 September 2019, 19:18
Replies: 11
Views: 1,366
Posted By Jeff_Birt
How were Amiga Printer drivers written?

I'm curious how Amiga printer drivers were written. Specifically for parallel printers that use something similar to an Epson command set.

For example I recently acquired a Panasonic KXP2124 with...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 August 2019, 03:07
Replies: 0
Views: 308
Posted By Jeff_Birt
PC to Amiga with Gotek/Flash Floppy & Amiga Explorer, Citizen OSDC-29C Floppy refurb

PC to Amiga with Gotek / Flash Floppy & Amiga Explorer, BONUS Citizen OSDC-29C Floppy drive refurb

In this video, we take a look at using the Gotek with FlashFloppy firmware as an external drive...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 August 2019, 15:37
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By Jeff_Birt
I don't see how the new power supply would have...

I don't see how the new power supply would have caused any problem that would be fixed be reseating a chip. It sounds like it was just a coincidence that the chip lost contact to the point of not...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 August 2019, 02:40
Replies: 0
Views: 143
Posted By Jeff_Birt
Amiga to VGA via Extron DVS-304

In this video we manufacturer a DB23 connector to connect to the Amiga’s video output port. Then we build an adapter to be able to use a normal VGA cable to connect to an Extron DVS-304 video scaler....
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 15 August 2019, 20:55
Replies: 8
Views: 1,489
Posted By Jeff_Birt
The caps were fine. Have had a handful of key...

The caps were fine. Have had a handful of key plungers become high enough resistance they don't work. This is caused by contamination from the greased used on the keys with the metal hinge wires...
Forum: support.Other 12 August 2019, 01:58
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By Jeff_Birt
Using ADFView I was able to create an empty ADF...

Using ADFView I was able to create an empty ADF and copy the contents of the TestCard LHA into it. After reading the instructions which came with TestCard it seems that you 'can' copy it to a...
Forum: support.Other 12 August 2019, 00:43
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By Jeff_Birt
That is great but does not solve the problem of...

That is great but does not solve the problem of getting the LHA I downloaded from the PC to the A500 in order to run this software on it.
Forum: support.Other 11 August 2019, 22:36
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By Jeff_Birt
Thanks. The program in question (TESTCARD) was...

Thanks. The program in question (TESTCARD) was very clear about what it needed, i.e. to be copied onto a initialized floppy disk. I have created the ADF and it works, at least so far it seems to as I...
Forum: support.Other 11 August 2019, 21:03
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By Jeff_Birt
Thanks. That seemed to work on Win10. I was able...

Thanks. That seemed to work on Win10. I was able to create a bootable ADF and even explorer other ADFs. Now to see how the ADF works on the A500.
Forum: support.Other 11 August 2019, 20:38
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By Jeff_Birt
How to convert LHA to ADF?

I found a program that creates video test patterns. It comes as an LHA file, which I understand is a compressed folder, like a ZIP file. I need to convert/save to an ADF so I can run this on my A500...
Forum: Hardware mods 06 August 2019, 04:44
Replies: 6
Views: 833
Posted By Jeff_Birt
That would require me buying a 1200. Oh the...

That would require me buying a 1200. Oh the things I will do :)
Forum: Hardware mods 05 August 2019, 05:02
Replies: 6
Views: 833
Posted By Jeff_Birt
I designed a repair kit for C64s to fix common...

I designed a repair kit for C64s to fix common case issues like this. The basic idea is a machined sleeve that fits over the post. take a look at:...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 13 July 2019, 05:10
Replies: 8
Views: 1,489
Posted By Jeff_Birt
Old C64 guy, new Amiga guy

Hi all,

I'm an old time C64 guy who recently got his first Amiga ever. By sheer dumb luck I happened to find two New In Box Amiga 500's. What a treat, it was just like being back in 1987 and...
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