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Forum: Hardware mods 05 May 2020, 04:55
Replies: 46
Views: 7,165
Posted By voyager_1701e
Yeah, thats what I found too. I'm not hugely...

Yeah, thats what I found too.

I'm not hugely technical, but I wonder if you connected up the appropriate lines to the trapdoor connector whether the design would work as the 2nd 1MB?

I think...
Forum: Hardware mods 04 May 2020, 01:46
Replies: 46
Views: 7,165
Posted By voyager_1701e
Where did you get hold of the V2 boards? I can...

Where did you get hold of the V2 boards? I can only find links for the V3
Forum: Hardware mods 28 April 2020, 10:48
Replies: 46
Views: 7,165
Posted By voyager_1701e
Did you get anywhere on the V3 board? Ive...

Did you get anywhere on the V3 board?

Ive built 2 so far with similar issues. Interestingly both work without issues in DIAGROM, no errors on the RAM test and no apparent other issues.

With...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 April 2020, 05:24
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By voyager_1701e
Pretty sure this is the Zorro socket I used in...

Pretty sure this is the Zorro socket I used in the 2 A2000 builds I did

https://au.mouser.com/ProductDetail/571-5645235-3
Forum: support.Hardware 28 March 2020, 03:57
Replies: 16
Views: 1,153
Posted By voyager_1701e
Im sure Ive got a spare A4000 desktop riser...

Im sure Ive got a spare A4000 desktop riser somewhere if you need it...Im sure Ill never use it again
Forum: Hardware mods 09 February 2020, 06:09
Replies: 95
Views: 12,503
Posted By voyager_1701e
Ive got a few of the 4/8MB boards made, stuck the...

Ive got a few of the 4/8MB boards made, stuck the CPLD on and tried to program it with one of the clone USB blasters....as per your suggestion that model hangs at 47% (bugger!!)! Ive ordered the...
Forum: Hardware mods 03 January 2020, 02:39
Replies: 75
Views: 14,060
Posted By voyager_1701e
Hi Iscord, Im in the same boat as you. I had...

Hi Iscord,

Im in the same boat as you. I had 5 boards made, I've assembled one and it didn't work. I've replaced all the chips and still nothing. I was assembling another one last night (without...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 December 2019, 03:15
Replies: 13
Views: 2,405
Posted By voyager_1701e
Pre-ordered an ACA1221lc from iComp

I got a nice email from from iComp to extract some money from me (willingly!) this morning....qwak qwak qwak....so I just pre-ordered an ACA1221lc. It says it is available from Jan 2020 :
...
Forum: Hardware mods 10 November 2019, 01:32
Replies: 6
Views: 789
Posted By voyager_1701e
I was intending to try stuff an A500 and an A1222...

I was intending to try stuff an A500 and an A1222 together into the new Checkmate case. Seeing the A1222 is a unicorn, it'll just be a pipe dream

But multiple Amiga's in one case is a cool idea....
Forum: support.Hardware 14 October 2019, 01:39
Replies: 2
Views: 363
Posted By voyager_1701e
I found the issue with the floppy not...

I found the issue with the floppy not writing/formatting.....the external drive (Gotek) is in a Power Computing housing, which has a couple of switches on it. One of the switches has an "Antivirus"...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 October 2019, 05:08
Replies: 2
Views: 363
Posted By voyager_1701e
Amiga 2000 - Recreation - some minor issues

Hi All,

Hoping someone with a bit more technical knowledge can give me some guidance.

I've assembled the first of 2 A2000 Recreation boards, but are having some minor issues. Its currently bare...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 September 2019, 04:19
Replies: 12
Views: 734
Posted By voyager_1701e
If you are competent with the soldering iron, why...

If you are competent with the soldering iron, why not grab some of the DIP to SOJ adapters and use SOJ 1Mx4? I agree the DIP 1Mx4 seems scarce but not the SOJ in that capacity.

I have a VXL with 2...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 August 2019, 04:53
Replies: 103
Views: 5,890
Posted By voyager_1701e
Vic 20 - would have been either Road Race or...

Vic 20 - would have been either Road Race or Omega Race.....loved those 2 games :)
Forum: support.Hardware 04 August 2019, 04:59
Replies: 48
Views: 1,653
Posted By voyager_1701e
I'm a bit late to the thread, but I can see how...

I'm a bit late to the thread, but I can see how frustrating this has been.

I had an Elbox tower bought new about 6 years ago with the Mediator for my A4000. It was supplied by Elbox with a power...
Forum: News 01 April 2018, 11:53
Replies: 32
Views: 9,361
Posted By voyager_1701e
I had the same problem. I used a 2nd CC from a...

I had the same problem. I used a 2nd CC from a different bank and it went straight through. 10 minutes later I got a text saying 2 suspect transactions from the original bank....I replied confirming...
Forum: support.Games 04 March 2018, 04:43
Replies: 27
Views: 2,435
Posted By voyager_1701e
I found exactly the same on my A500 with Vampire....

I found exactly the same on my A500 with Vampire. It is the same running from DOS or WB - missing cursor.
If you disable the caches in the boot menu, the ECS UFO works properly (mouse cursor is...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 31 January 2018, 03:27
Replies: 44
Views: 6,633
Posted By voyager_1701e
I reported someone last week for blatantly...

I reported someone last week for blatantly selling copies of CD32 games....even said in the listing copy. I don't think there were any originals

It's disappointing to see some profiteering and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 January 2018, 01:20
Replies: 11
Views: 1,840
Posted By voyager_1701e
Interesting subject and good info from Scuzz....I...

Interesting subject and good info from Scuzz....I have an unreasonable attachment to all the old big box games I have. I dont remove the manuals but I do store the floppy disks in folders separately...
Forum: News 20 January 2018, 00:58
Replies: 57
Views: 10,854
Posted By voyager_1701e
Got my copy yesterday...got through the first 4...

Got my copy yesterday...got through the first 4 chapters before the GF wanted attention :) So far some interesting information on other product Commodore worked on I wasnt aware of

I was...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 January 2018, 03:31
Replies: 61
Views: 10,237
Posted By voyager_1701e
I have taken your enthusiasm and dug up the...

I have taken your enthusiasm and dug up the original order from 10 Nov 2015(!) and sent a request for information on my order as online status in the CW system reports "processing"although that is no...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 January 2018, 04:55
Replies: 61
Views: 10,237
Posted By voyager_1701e
I also ordered/paid DotC...probably in...

I also ordered/paid DotC...probably in 2015....never received, nor had any response to the numerous messages Ive sent. Ive given up on it....Let it goooooooo :)
Forum: support.Hardware 05 December 2017, 11:54
Replies: 6
Views: 1,134
Posted By voyager_1701e
I got 9(think it was 9) SCSI slot load DVD drives...

I got 9(think it was 9) SCSI slot load DVD drives from a cheap drive tower from eBay a couple of years ago. I sold most of them now...but 1 is working happily with my A4000 via the Cyberstorm MK2...
Forum: Member Introductions 29 November 2017, 14:10
Replies: 21
Views: 2,877
Posted By voyager_1701e
Haven't updated my info lately....but I live in...

Haven't updated my info lately....but I live in Maitland now:) and I certainly did travel for deals!
Forum: Member Introductions 26 November 2017, 04:33
Replies: 21
Views: 2,877
Posted By voyager_1701e
...Stands up after Jason.... Hi All, I'm...

...Stands up after Jason....

Hi All, I'm Ashley and its been 30 minutes since my last Amiga purchase (an A3660 board from Chucky).....

And for no logical reason I'm jealous of 10 x A600! :nuts
Forum: News 26 November 2017, 04:26
Replies: 14
Views: 3,165
Posted By voyager_1701e
New A500 cases...shut up and take my money :D

New A500 cases...shut up and take my money :D
Forum: Amiga scene 26 June 2017, 09:21
Replies: 238
Views: 17,253
Posted By voyager_1701e
:laughing:laughing:laughing:laughing

:laughing:laughing:laughing:laughing
Forum: MarketPlace 17 June 2017, 06:05
Replies: 1,815
Sticky: Ebay Links
Views: 388,582
Posted By voyager_1701e
Thanks for sharing that link....I've got an A500...

Thanks for sharing that link....I've got an A500 with 2 faulty keyboards and this looks like a fantastic alternative. I've just ordered one too :)
Forum: support.Hardware 09 June 2017, 13:19
Replies: 8
Views: 1,104
Posted By voyager_1701e
Actually removing the A600 68k and/or the V2 CPU...

Actually removing the A600 68k and/or the V2 CPU socket is relatively straightforward with a rework station - with due care there isn't too much risk (for me anyway). Luckily the pitch on the pins...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 June 2017, 06:40
Replies: 8
Views: 1,104
Posted By voyager_1701e
Permanently mounting Vampire V2 in A600?

Hi All,

I'm lucky to have received a Vampire V2 for both my A600 and my A500.

The A500 version is working well. I did change the 68000 socket for machine pins prior to installing the V2. So far...
Forum: MarketPlace 11 March 2017, 05:22
Replies: 3
Views: 1,801
Posted By voyager_1701e
If you register on the site, it seems to...

If you register on the site, it seems to calculate the shipping based on your location. It showed 6.20 pounds to send to Australia once I registered for EG.
2 purchased :)
Forum: Amiga scene 11 March 2017, 05:04
Replies: 22
Views: 3,516
Posted By voyager_1701e
I got an email 2 days ago from Parcel2go...."Good...

I got an email 2 days ago from Parcel2go...."Good news!Your parcel will soon be dispatched." The items were described as "Plastic case sample / mug"......cant be anything else :)
I ordered 1 x...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 January 2017, 10:54
Replies: 3
Views: 828
Posted By voyager_1701e
Although not in AUS, I can recommend Anthony...

Although not in AUS, I can recommend Anthony Hoffman in NZ. He has an excellent reputation, and I have used him in the past for Amiga repairs.

His website...

http://amiga.serveftp.net/
Forum: Amiga websites reviews 04 September 2016, 04:37
Replies: 24
Views: 9,726
Posted By voyager_1701e
Nice start :) The many of the models (CDTV /...

Nice start :)

The many of the models (CDTV / A500+ / A600 / A1200 / A3000t) seem to their specs mixed up with the A1000 :) .....


"Amiga 1200 with 2 external drives
Amiga 1200 with 2 external...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 June 2016, 15:17
Replies: 22
Views: 2,068
Posted By voyager_1701e
Having a known good quality power supply with the...

Having a known good quality power supply with the Amiga? A PS going faulty can cause further damage.
And also using good quality surge protection on the power - granted i've never known to have a...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 May 2016, 12:56
Replies: 397
Views: 66,091
Posted By voyager_1701e
LOL I was going to say you are watching...

LOL I was going to say you are watching ST:Enterprise whilst filming but faster people than me.....
Forum: support.Hardware 15 March 2016, 13:29
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By voyager_1701e
Have you tried cleaning the edge connector? For...

Have you tried cleaning the edge connector? For the larger boards I find a soft eraser is quite effective.

Have you recently had any CPU boards in either machine....possible the connectors onboard...
Forum: MarketPlace 29 February 2016, 11:29
Replies: 1,815
Sticky: Ebay Links
Views: 388,582
Posted By voyager_1701e
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Mega-Midget-Racer-Accel...

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Mega-Midget-Racer-Accelerator-User-Manual-/252293695233?hash=item3abde04701:g:8~wAAOSwNgxWEj6h

Mega Midget Racer manual if anyone needs one (cheap too...for...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 25 February 2016, 11:09
Replies: 8
Views: 1,958
Posted By voyager_1701e
I can help...Im in Sydney(Parramatta to be...

I can help...Im in Sydney(Parramatta to be precise)...but unless you visit you'd have to mail it to me.

What discs do you have you need ADF for? Im sure they would be in the wild already?

Feel...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 24 February 2016, 12:08
Replies: 8
Views: 1,958
Posted By voyager_1701e
Where in AUS are you?

Where in AUS are you?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 February 2016, 13:29
Replies: 6,236
Views: 1,143,054
Posted By voyager_1701e
Keyboard from Loriano arrived the other day...I...

Keyboard from Loriano arrived the other day...I love it!

Spellbound edition...
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