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Forum: support.Other 24 June 2017, 17:35
Replies: 6
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Posted By bugsymalone666
OK basically forget any reference to a particular...

OK basically forget any reference to a particular disk within the thread, the example I gave is not what I was doing its the example someone else posted on another one of my threads.

basically...
Forum: support.Other 23 June 2017, 15:58
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By bugsymalone666
I think maybe sometimes I'm not very clear as I...

I think maybe sometimes I'm not very clear as I always remember to post this stuff near the end of my lunch time (like now lol)

So heres an example I was working from for making an lha into an adf...
Forum: support.Other 22 June 2017, 15:54
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By bugsymalone666
Using Xdftool with LHA archives..

Ok so recently I have been learning how to get stuff from Aminet and turn it into a Disk that my amiga can read in the form of an ADF file, using xdftool.

I have however hit a snag that I dont...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 June 2017, 15:40
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By bugsymalone666
Funnily enough it looks like they are the only...

Funnily enough it looks like they are the only ones available on the internet :laughing

I have wonder if its possible to make my own?

I have no experience of rom burning, but I can always learn...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 June 2017, 16:50
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By bugsymalone666
have you tried ebay? what I did was buy a...

have you tried ebay?

what I did was buy a really cheap video adapter for the Amiga and un-solder the connector, was about 8 quid or something, then I also had the case to and was making a scart...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 June 2017, 15:43
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By bugsymalone666
IDEfix97, actually has a tool that can detect...

IDEfix97, actually has a tool that can detect more than just IDE, it can successfully see my Scsi HDs, just not the CD rom.

Cabling is that the unit inside is essentially however the factory...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 June 2017, 16:06
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By bugsymalone666
SCSI CDROM compatibility issues with A590?

So ages ago I started a little project to build a retro update box for my Amiga A500 with a 590 HD upgrade. The A590 came with a 20mb scsi HD so off to ebay I went and got an IBM DPES 31080 Pegasus...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 March 2017, 19:39
Replies: 27
Views: 2,828
Posted By bugsymalone666
Well the CDTV is an Amiga 500 in essence, so I...

Well the CDTV is an Amiga 500 in essence, so I wonder if it might be possible with the help of some gurus on here to come up with a 21st century solution.

I am not sure how the Kickstart is...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 March 2017, 15:27
Replies: 24
Views: 2,485
Posted By bugsymalone666
Quite! : ...

Quite! :
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/390415565147?_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

Well the new PSU has arrived today so I'll see what happens!
Forum: support.Hardware 08 March 2017, 15:54
Replies: 9
Views: 898
Posted By bugsymalone666
Right todays update that I am not sure how to...

Right todays update that I am not sure how to solve:

So I disconnected the 1gb HD from inside the A590, in its place I put the 20mb Scsi HD, put the CDROM in its case with passive terminator and...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 March 2017, 23:42
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By bugsymalone666
DVD drives on the Amiga?

Ok bit of a strange question maybe, but do DVD drives work with Amigas?

I am not talking about watching films or anything silly, but from a reading data perspective, or is the fact they are 4.7gb...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 March 2017, 23:40
Replies: 25
Views: 2,337
Posted By bugsymalone666
After all this time I havent actually solved...

After all this time I havent actually solved (bothered being the main bit) the problem but I have found out what does and doesnt work, I think it must be a membrane issue because basically the...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 March 2017, 21:25
Replies: 9
Views: 898
Posted By bugsymalone666
So as another update on this, it seems sys info...

So as another update on this, it seems sys info is not as good as its made out!

I used the amiga A590 setup disc and HD toolbox to find my 20mb disc when plugged into the A590 internal scsi socket...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 March 2017, 21:20
Replies: 24
Views: 2,485
Posted By bugsymalone666
Yeah some new cheap PSU units can be rubbish! I...

Yeah some new cheap PSU units can be rubbish! I would probably say because the one I have bought is a unique size, its not one of the standard mass produced units so may suffer a little less from...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 March 2017, 20:53
Replies: 24
Views: 2,485
Posted By bugsymalone666
well I have ordered a 250w atx psu(6.50 on ebay...

well I have ordered a 250w atx psu(6.50 on ebay :) ), as I think it will just fit in my case, based on how each commodore PSU is 74w, taking into account aside from that 150w, I only need to power a...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 March 2017, 19:44
Replies: 24
Views: 2,485
Posted By bugsymalone666
Theres nothing really wrong with the Commodore...

Theres nothing really wrong with the Commodore PSU units aside from looking tired, I guess its more that I have 3 pieces of equipment, 2 of which are connected together (A500 and A590) and have so...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 March 2017, 15:56
Replies: 24
Views: 2,485
Posted By bugsymalone666
ATX Power supply conversions?

So in another thread I built a lovely retro looking device to go with my Amiga, alas its failed rather quickly!

The device originally was a Dynatek Magneto optical disc drive unit with its own PSU...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 March 2017, 17:44
Replies: 9
Views: 898
Posted By bugsymalone666
Well the cable is brand new (was sealed in pack)...

Well the cable is brand new (was sealed in pack) so have no reason to suspect it, I am having other issues too it seems:

20mb Scsi drive is not showing up at all when plugged directly into the...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 March 2017, 16:04
Replies: 9
Views: 898
Posted By bugsymalone666
So things got desperate and I started taking...

So things got desperate and I started taking everything apart!

I used SysInfo on my machine and it cant see the CDROM at all, I then removed it from its case as I was having issues with my HXC as...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 February 2017, 15:38
Replies: 9
Views: 898
Posted By bugsymalone666
I hadnt got that far, as I considered swapping...

I hadnt got that far, as I considered swapping the HD and the CDROm and that means taking lots to bits!

To get the CD rom out the case I have to totally dismantle, its not an easy job.
...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 February 2017, 15:41
Replies: 9
Views: 898
Posted By bugsymalone666
Amiga A590 and external Scsi devices?

So recently I built my retro unit that houses a CD rom and a modified Gotek HXC, the CDRom being scsi.

After some initial learning about transferring lhas to adfs to get software on my amiga, my...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 February 2017, 16:00
Replies: 13
Views: 771
Posted By bugsymalone666
So I downloaded amitools and installed them,...

So I downloaded amitools and installed them, followed roughly what you put above as I dont have LHA on here, but can use archive manager to extract all the files made up a disk with IDEFix97 and it...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 February 2017, 15:41
Replies: 13
Views: 771
Posted By bugsymalone666
I think the hardest part I find is having a linux...

I think the hardest part I find is having a linux PC that I do some work on and getting files from that to my Amiga. Like even IDEFix comes as an LHA file, but I cant just unpack it on my PC into an...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 February 2017, 15:56
Replies: 13
Views: 771
Posted By bugsymalone666
Yeah I think thats where I got lost, I guess I am...

Yeah I think thats where I got lost, I guess I am 'ok' with really basic linux but somehow understanding the Amiga is a tall order, hell as a kid I certainly couldnt do this which is why I am only...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 February 2017, 15:46
Replies: 13
Views: 771
Posted By bugsymalone666
CDRoms and an Amiga 500?

So something that I still have yet to get to work is a scsi CDrom drive that I have installed in my retro unit I built.

Its a caddy type CD drive, connected to the back of an Amiga A590. The A590...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 February 2017, 21:22
Replies: 9
Views: 1,039
Posted By bugsymalone666
Final assembly and test..

So I put the CD rom in which needed new holes drilling for the installation, not sure why the case didnt have any to start with, it had one set of lower holes for the optical drive which had been...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 February 2017, 21:12
Replies: 9
Views: 1,039
Posted By bugsymalone666
So I looked at the LCD in my 'Dynatek' case and...

So I looked at the LCD in my 'Dynatek' case and found although its 90s, its actually the same drive chips as all LCDs on the market today, although this is Japanese made!

Researching on here and...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 February 2017, 20:50
Replies: 9
Views: 1,039
Posted By bugsymalone666
The Project

Years ago I did work experience at a firm who built scsi type stuff when I was at school in the late 90's, while there they were throwing some older kit out and I showed interest, bagging myself a...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 February 2017, 20:44
Replies: 9
Views: 1,039
Posted By bugsymalone666
A little project I built to help my Amiga Along :)

I am not as skilled as some of the people building from scratch hardware for their Amiga, but over the past couple of weeks I have been building an old looking piece of equipment and recycling into...
Forum: support.WinUAE 14 January 2015, 00:00
Replies: 12
Views: 1,526
Posted By bugsymalone666
I have kind of given up a little at the minute, I...

I have kind of given up a little at the minute, I dont need any more equipment as i dont have any more space, I guess I am just trying to recycle some old kit to recycle some old kit lol.

Whats...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 January 2015, 14:46
Replies: 6
Views: 1,149
Posted By bugsymalone666
Somedays you cant! At least with the Amiga its...

Somedays you cant! At least with the Amiga its built in such away you can resolder stuff!

I think the problem with my Raspberry Pi drive is it uses an SD card to store all the data, the thing with...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 January 2015, 16:51
Replies: 6
Views: 1,149
Posted By bugsymalone666
So randomly, I think it may have actually been...

So randomly, I think it may have actually been corrupt data on my SD card for my Pi drive, or maybe power.

Either way it seems to be working now and even booting from the Hard drive!
Forum: support.Hardware 01 January 2015, 21:07
Replies: 6
Views: 1,149
Posted By bugsymalone666
Well I'm thinking that it seems to be since the...

Well I'm thinking that it seems to be since the a590, so i removed that but its still flakey even though it was working before. Which is why i found it odd that with the RPI drive and memory its been...
Forum: support.WinUAE 01 January 2015, 19:35
Replies: 12
Views: 1,526
Posted By bugsymalone666
Well I have so far found it a bit of an issue to...

Well I have so far found it a bit of an issue to even get Linux to work on this PC because its so old and getting a distro to work on it seems to take some doing. The guys at work are going to look...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 January 2015, 19:26
Replies: 6
Views: 1,149
Posted By bugsymalone666
My Amiga has become a bit flakey..!

So recently I have been playing with my amiga more and more, got an A590 for it which now has a 1gb HD, and was going to start installing workbench 2.1 and tons of games on it, when it became a...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 January 2015, 19:14
Replies: 7
Views: 1,180
Posted By bugsymalone666
Search out kipper2k on here and buy one of his...

Search out kipper2k on here and buy one of his nice upgrades that give you 4/8mb fast mem plus IDE so you can stick in a hard drive and probably a CD Rom, maybe upgrade one of your roms to 3.1...
Forum: support.WinUAE 26 December 2014, 18:24
Replies: 12
Views: 1,526
Posted By bugsymalone666
Doh! I wonder if I might be able to blag a...

Doh!

I wonder if I might be able to blag a copy of NT to install from our IT guys at work, If not I am wondering if I have any other kit with an ISA slot for my current scsi setup, id rather not...
Forum: Hardware mods 26 December 2014, 00:46
Replies: 0
Views: 681
Posted By bugsymalone666
anyone using raspberry pi floppy replacement?

So i am wondering how many people are using a raspberry pi floppy drive replacement? I built one months ago and have been using it in my amiga 500 for about 12 months, it works fine however i found a...
Forum: support.WinUAE 25 December 2014, 21:39
Replies: 12
Views: 1,526
Posted By bugsymalone666
using /making areal amiga harddrive

Ok so this is 2 part, i have a SCSI harddrive that is formated with a fat file system and i have one from an amiga, i have an old PC which is 200mhz and i have managed to fit an adaptec isa SCSI...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 December 2014, 01:17
Replies: 27
Views: 2,817
Posted By bugsymalone666
When you say ATC I presume thats a typo and you...

When you say ATC I presume thats a typo and you mean ATX? 500w psu's are pretty cheap most of the time, I guess I could get away with combining the A500 and A590 power output easily from something...
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