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Forum: support.Hardware Today, 16:53
Replies: 13
Views: 354
Posted By Daedalus
Yes, be careful with that. I've had one A500 in...

Yes, be careful with that. I've had one A500 in which the Agnus chip was stuck in the socket by a sticky pad, and I've heard stories of other people finding the same thing. It's not common, but...
Forum: support.WinUAE Today, 13:28
Replies: 27
Views: 808
Posted By Daedalus
Just as well your opinion doesn't really change...

Just as well your opinion doesn't really change things.


Many people installed 3.9 from scratch, or used it to up date from 3.1. The installer even provides that option.


Options are provided...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 13:07
Replies: 109
Views: 1,815
Posted By Daedalus
:D Always had a soft spot for the sporty Fiestas,...

:D Always had a soft spot for the sporty Fiestas, and my dad did have a number of Cortinas all the way through until it became the Sierra. Nowadays though I tend towards the Germans. Currently...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 12:51
Replies: 109
Views: 1,815
Posted By Daedalus
As has been pointed out, you're in the wrong...

As has been pointed out, you're in the wrong business. Get a different job. Buy and sell cars instead. And look at your local economy before comparing wages or pensions to those in a different...
Forum: Hardware mods Today, 12:47
Replies: 114
Views: 4,511
Posted By Daedalus
Yep, same goes for OS4 and MorphOS too. ...

Yep, same goes for OS4 and MorphOS too.



It is indeed, there have been a few clockport-based 16-bit full duplex soundcards for the A1200 over the years, and they still fetch a pretty penny when...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 12:39
Replies: 109
Views: 1,815
Posted By Daedalus
Nice detective work! Very interesting...

Nice detective work! Very interesting...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 12:34
Replies: 109
Views: 1,815
Posted By Daedalus
I genuinely laughed out loud at this :D But it's...

I genuinely laughed out loud at this :D But it's true, there's nobody getting rich in Amigaland (except, perhaps some lawyers but that's for another thread/day...)

@OP
Supply and demand dictates...
Forum: support.WinUAE Today, 11:39
Replies: 27
Views: 808
Posted By Daedalus
Perhaps for advising that installing an entire OS...

Perhaps for advising that installing an entire OS unnecessarily beforehand is the best way to install OS 3.9. Yes, it's an update of 3.5, just like OS 3.5 is an update of 3.1. And 3.1 is an update of...
Forum: News Today, 10:47
Replies: 48
Views: 1,401
Posted By Daedalus
Having the glow under the key might be a nice...

Having the glow under the key might be a nice effect actually. Looking forward to seeing these anyway!
Forum: News Today, 10:31
Replies: 48
Views: 1,401
Posted By Daedalus
That's basically how it's done on the Amiga...

That's basically how it's done on the Amiga anyway - the caps lock key is just a momentary key like any other. It's the keyboard controller that translates it into the toggle action that's seen by...
Forum: Hardware mods Today, 10:06
Replies: 114
Views: 4,511
Posted By Daedalus
Yep, that's it. Native games won't benefit,...

Yep, that's it. Native games won't benefit, though that are a few of the "newer" games from towards the end of the Amiga's commercial life that can and do use AHI - mostly ports from the PC and games...
Forum: Hardware mods Today, 09:50
Replies: 158
Views: 18,888
Posted By Daedalus
Ha, thanks xboxown :p Thanks guys, I'll let...

Ha, thanks xboxown :p

Thanks guys, I'll let everyone know when new boards are available.
Forum: support.Hardware Today, 09:49
Replies: 10
Views: 153
Posted By Daedalus
Solder wick is perfectly fine once you allow for...

Solder wick is perfectly fine once you allow for the heat it absorbs. I use it all the time for cleaning up after desoldering parts (I use an electric desoldering pump for the main part of the work)....
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic Yesterday, 21:53
Replies: 141
Views: 10,475
Posted By Daedalus
Heh, very good point. I skipped right over that...

Heh, very good point. I skipped right over that step assuming that was already known.
Forum: News 13 October 2018, 19:51
Replies: 342
Views: 27,945
Posted By Daedalus
Yep, there's no reason for modules to be loaded...

Yep, there's no reason for modules to be loaded into chip RAM unless you don't have any reset-proof fast RAM.
Forum: support.Hardware 13 October 2018, 17:40
Replies: 29
Views: 857
Posted By Daedalus
It all depends on your VGA converter box. To be...

It all depends on your VGA converter box. To be honest it's unlikely. A better bet might be a SCART to HDMI converter, and use an RGB-SCART cable from the Amiga. Try to avoid composite if you can -...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 13 October 2018, 14:44
Replies: 141
Views: 10,475
Posted By Daedalus
The palette issue is likely to do with Blitz not...

The palette issue is likely to do with Blitz not really understanding RTG, resulting in blitting without colours being taken into account. I'm not entirely sure of how to get around that with the...
Forum: News 12 October 2018, 22:02
Replies: 342
Views: 27,945
Posted By Daedalus
That's essentially the same bus as the one inside...

That's essentially the same bus as the one inside the unit, so the same limits will apply.
Forum: support.WinUAE 12 October 2018, 22:01
Replies: 27
Views: 808
Posted By Daedalus
And yet you say which is installing an...

And yet you say


which is installing an entire OS, including pre-installation procedure, just to avoid making a boot floppy (which is done automatically by the script)? You're not even trying to...
Forum: support.WinUAE 12 October 2018, 21:10
Replies: 27
Views: 808
Posted By Daedalus
Indeed, because going directly from 3.1 to 3.9 is...

Indeed, because going directly from 3.1 to 3.9 is the incorrect way to do it. The correct way, as is *clearly explained* in the installation instructions, is to use the emergency floppy. This avoids...
Forum: News 12 October 2018, 20:44
Replies: 342
Views: 27,945
Posted By Daedalus
There's still a limit in the driver for the A590,...

There's still a limit in the driver for the A590, which is different from the updated scsi.device for the 600, 1200 and 4000. The maximum drive size is dependent on the ROM that's fitted in the A590....
Forum: support.WinUAE 12 October 2018, 19:16
Replies: 27
Views: 808
Posted By Daedalus
Again, I have to correct you here because you...

Again, I have to correct you here because you keep spreading wrong advice. The correct passage is 3.0/3.1 -> 3.9 Emergency disk -> 3.9.

3.5 is not, and never has been, required.
Forum: support.Hardware 12 October 2018, 17:21
Replies: 10
Views: 231
Posted By Daedalus
I can't say for certain, but the specs match 100%...

I can't say for certain, but the specs match 100% in every detail (there was initially a detailed spec sheet available with ripple etc.) so I can't imagine it being anything else.



How much do...
Forum: Hardware mods 12 October 2018, 16:16
Replies: 114
Views: 4,511
Posted By Daedalus
Sort of. Audio decoding using a MAS player,...

Sort of. Audio decoding using a MAS player, Prisma Megamix or another DSP like this one use a certain API to transfer the compressed audio to for decoding within the chip, the output of which is then...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 October 2018, 14:22
Replies: 1,957
Views: 272,180
Posted By Daedalus
Little bit of a stretch, but you could say Worms...

Little bit of a stretch, but you could say Worms is an evolution of that sort of game (Artillery-style). There's also Scorched Tanks, and I'm sure many others, though I can't think of any that you...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 October 2018, 13:47
Replies: 10
Views: 231
Posted By Daedalus
I have heard of a couple of people using them and...

I have heard of a couple of people using them and being happy with them. They're based on a standard industrial power supply module that a lot of people have used for refitting their original power...
Forum: support.Other 12 October 2018, 13:37
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By Daedalus
Two main functions: to reset the system...

Two main functions: to reset the system (Ctrl+both Amiga keys), and as shortcut keys. The Right Amiga key is for application-specific shortcuts, similar to the Apple key on the Mac and Ctrl on the PC...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 October 2018, 13:31
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By Daedalus
Hmmm, there are a few things that deal with the...

Hmmm, there are a few things that deal with the colour in a bitwise fashion: there are logic buffer chips, pull-up resistors, and the video hybrid itself that could all be at fault. Also, check for...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 12 October 2018, 12:45
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By Daedalus
Nice, I'll check it out! The lowest depths of...

Nice, I'll check it out! The lowest depths of chipset access have always been something I haven't really got to grips with.
Forum: News 12 October 2018, 10:13
Replies: 342
Views: 27,945
Posted By Daedalus
From what I remember, that 3.1 was more or less a...

From what I remember, that 3.1 was more or less a straight recompile of the original sources with a few small fixes, so essentially the same as the original 3.1. 3.1.4 on the other hand is a rework...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 October 2018, 10:00
Replies: 11
Views: 377
Posted By Daedalus
Funny, I do actually have an A2000, but I haven't...

Funny, I do actually have an A2000, but I haven't done any work on the PSU other than replacing the fan. I guess I never really compared it size-wise, but that does make things easier!
Forum: support.Hardware 12 October 2018, 09:58
Replies: 29
Views: 857
Posted By Daedalus
There's a very common Workbench 2.1 setup that's...

There's a very common Workbench 2.1 setup that's circulated on CF cards for use in A600s and A1200s being used mainly as WHDLoad machines. 2.1 is the latest version that works on both the A600 and...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 October 2018, 22:48
Replies: 1,957
Views: 272,180
Posted By Daedalus
Yep, any Amiga can read a CD32 pad, and there are...

Yep, any Amiga can read a CD32 pad, and there are lots of games patched with WHDLoad to make use of the extra buttons too.
Forum: News 11 October 2018, 22:37
Replies: 342
Views: 27,945
Posted By Daedalus
I think the "bizarre" element comes into ROM...

I think the "bizarre" element comes into ROM modules that aren't updated, for example having gameport.device v37 from OS2 mixed in amongst components from v46, which would be an unusual setup and...
Forum: News 11 October 2018, 21:53
Replies: 342
Views: 27,945
Posted By Daedalus
Hmmm, that is a strange one, but it's hard to...

Hmmm, that is a strange one, but it's hard to know exactly why it's happening. If it's not a readable partition though it shouldn't be causing invalid errors with LoadModule. What does HDToolbox say...
Forum: Hardware mods 11 October 2018, 21:24
Replies: 16
Views: 358
Posted By Daedalus
:D Cool the jets there! Just a word of warning -...

:D Cool the jets there! Just a word of warning - that case is for a different adaptor to the Z-500 so it won't fit. I'm sure the design could be modified easily enough - maybe it's time to learn some...
Forum: Hardware mods 11 October 2018, 17:48
Replies: 114
Views: 4,511
Posted By Daedalus
Ah yes, as opposed to the formal declaration. I...

Ah yes, as opposed to the formal declaration. I would think of such documents as justifications or rationales, not declarations. Sorry :)
Forum: News 11 October 2018, 17:45
Replies: 342
Views: 27,945
Posted By Daedalus
It should do... It loads the module into RAM and...

It should do... It loads the module into RAM and overrides the one in ROM, whether it's the original ROM or a relocated one.


That sounds like one or more of your mounted partitions is being...
Forum: News 11 October 2018, 17:28
Replies: 342
Views: 27,945
Posted By Daedalus
Not really, most accelerators include a MapROM...

Not really, most accelerators include a MapROM capability that lets them load a Kickstart from disk. For Blizzards (and some others) there's Blizkick, and ACA and Furia accelerators also have the...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 October 2018, 17:21
Replies: 36
Views: 1,677
Posted By Daedalus
Are they the exact same versions? There are a...

Are they the exact same versions? There are a couple of different versions of 7.1, with 7.1c being the latest. Also, perhaps there is a plugin, ARexx script or similar that is included with ClassicWB...
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