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Forum: support.Hardware 08 November 2012, 21:57
Replies: 2
Views: 1,286
Posted By chris-red
External floppy drive issues

I got a floppy drive off of the bay and it doesn't seem to work properly Amiga recognises but disks that boot fine the the main drive won't boot on the external. When I copy on the fly using x copy...
Forum: support.Games 30 October 2012, 18:14
Replies: 9
Views: 1,499
Posted By chris-red
I understand that I meant for this particular...

I understand that I meant for this particular question!

I would love to be able to pull games off of the net and play em, I did ask what the easiest way to do this was but by all accounts it is...
Forum: support.Games 30 October 2012, 17:33
Replies: 9
Views: 1,499
Posted By chris-red
Em ADF is the Amiga disk image right? like ISO...

Em ADF is the Amiga disk image right? like ISO for CDs.

I don't know how to put one on a disk? why would I need to?

I'm so surprised my dad managed to do all this for me when I was young, I...
Forum: support.Games 30 October 2012, 17:21
Replies: 5
Views: 934
Posted By chris-red
Will do ta!

Will do ta!
Forum: support.Games 30 October 2012, 14:38
Replies: 9
Views: 1,499
Posted By chris-red
That looks interesting I'll try following that,...

That looks interesting I'll try following that, Many thanks.
Forum: support.Games 30 October 2012, 14:37
Replies: 5
Views: 934
Posted By chris-red
Not entirely sure what that means the Amiga is a...

Not entirely sure what that means the Amiga is a bog standard A500+ I have tried clicking and pressing buttons on the mouse/keyboard/joystick.

Cheers,

Chris
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 30 October 2012, 14:34
Replies: 63
Views: 5,338
Posted By chris-red
Great have ordered it, cheaper than the Amiga...

Great have ordered it, cheaper than the Amiga ones too!

I will have a look at replacing the micro switches assuming that is the issue on the existing ones too.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 30 October 2012, 14:29
Replies: 63
Views: 5,338
Posted By chris-red
Most of them are just copies I estimate there are...

Most of them are just copies I estimate there are about 75% of my disks missing they are probably in another box in the loft I will go diving again one day!
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 30 October 2012, 12:10
Replies: 63
Views: 5,338
Posted By chris-red
I'll avoid that then! A few of my...

I'll avoid that then!



A few of my disks have bad sectors, is there anything that can be done or is that it fecked?

Also where is the best place to get joysticks, mine are both broken one...
Forum: support.Games 30 October 2012, 12:08
Replies: 9
Views: 1,499
Posted By chris-red
Amiga Format cover disk.

I have an Amiga Format cover disk with the Chaos engine and Act of Valour on it.

When I put it in load up AMIDOS and say about DeCrunching Act of valour. It asks me to put in an empty disk which I...
Forum: support.Games 30 October 2012, 12:04
Replies: 5
Views: 934
Posted By chris-red
Zool - not loading

I bought Zool on ebay, when I put the first disk in it loads and goes through a few splash screens then stops on the zool slash screen the drive light goes out and it just sits there I tried putting...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 26 October 2012, 11:35
Replies: 63
Views: 5,338
Posted By chris-red
That is wonderfully logical:blased I least I...

That is wonderfully logical:blased

I least I know it is unlikely there is an issue.

Also is there any problem disconnecting/reconnecting joysticks while it is on?
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 26 October 2012, 11:07
Replies: 63
Views: 5,338
Posted By chris-red
I have 2 ports in the back of the Amiga labelled...

I have 2 ports in the back of the Amiga labelled Joystick 1/Joystick 2.

I had been connecting the mouse and the joystick to Joystick 1, is that not correct?

Both of them are completely dead no...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 25 October 2012, 23:54
Replies: 63
Views: 5,338
Posted By chris-red
I appear to be pretty lucky turns out the new...

I appear to be pretty lucky turns out the new Amiga is actually an A500+ and it also seems to be fully working, it was boxed with some boxed games and paint 3 boxed with all the manual and cables and...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 25 October 2012, 13:52
Replies: 63
Views: 5,338
Posted By chris-red
I'm picking up an 'untested' A500 locally seems...

I'm picking up an 'untested' A500 locally seems like a reasonable deal. It comes in the original box, hopefully it works and I can nab the floppy from it. £15

Is that a good price?
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 24 October 2012, 22:42
Replies: 63
Views: 5,338
Posted By chris-red
IC's?

IC's?
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 24 October 2012, 22:29
Replies: 63
Views: 5,338
Posted By chris-red
Tried that with some masking tape, no black marks...

Tried that with some masking tape, no black marks on the tape.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 24 October 2012, 21:34
Replies: 63
Views: 5,338
Posted By chris-red
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v295/chris-red/9...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v295/chris-red/9F04DBD6-34AD-4408-98FF-D317CDBDEAD7-33314-00001CC8ED839DC5.jpg

Looks OK I was slightly worried slightly about that track that looks damaged it...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 24 October 2012, 12:30
Replies: 63
Views: 5,338
Posted By chris-red
Anyway to check their integrity using a PC and...

Anyway to check their integrity using a PC and USB Floppy drive?

Failing that anyone local (South Essex/East London) I can pop round and try a few discs with.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 24 October 2012, 12:25
Replies: 63
Views: 5,338
Posted By chris-red
No but I have tried about 30 different discs, I'm...

No but I have tried about 30 different discs, I'm assuming they aren't all buggered!
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 24 October 2012, 12:16
Replies: 63
Views: 5,338
Posted By chris-red
Right the battery is off and has been cleaned up...

Right the battery is off and has been cleaned up with vinegar, I had a go at cleaning the floppy heads with the cleaning fluid from my camera sensor cleaner but still it does the same. I have a...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 23 October 2012, 20:56
Replies: 63
Views: 5,338
Posted By chris-red
You were right! ...

You were right!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v295/chris-red/0EE2EFD5-9F82-41A7-AF28-F2A596A11340-32488-00001C208EB7DA6A.jpg
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 23 October 2012, 16:28
Replies: 63
Views: 5,338
Posted By chris-red
Cool Cheers, I'll try to fix and have a poke...

Cool Cheers, I'll try to fix and have a poke about if not will get in touch.:great
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 23 October 2012, 15:23
Replies: 63
Views: 5,338
Posted By chris-red
Oh god I need another expensive hobby like a hole...

Oh god I need another expensive hobby like a hole in the head,

Cycling, Motorbikes, Photgraphy, PC Gaming...

Now Amiga's

:shocked :D


I'll be sure I'll be bothering you lot to help be...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 23 October 2012, 14:41
Replies: 63
Views: 5,338
Posted By chris-red
Not gonna lie when I googled Amiga forums I...

Not gonna lie when I googled Amiga forums I expect them to have one man and his dog active. I didn't realise there was such a busy community! What sort of money would these new accelerators cost when...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 23 October 2012, 12:52
Replies: 63
Views: 5,338
Posted By chris-red
Battery Damage? I assume there is a CMOS(esq)...

Battery Damage? I assume there is a CMOS(esq) battery in there and to check to see if it has leaked? I'll have a look tonight.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 23 October 2012, 12:41
Replies: 63
Views: 5,338
Posted By chris-red
Eh!? People are still developing for these!?

Eh!? People are still developing for these!?
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 23 October 2012, 12:17
Replies: 63
Views: 5,338
Posted By chris-red
I don't if they are working yet, I seem to...

I don't if they are working yet, I seem to remember as a kid being heavy handed with them there was a pile of ones that wouldn't move right or back! I'm sure I can make one good one out of the 2 I...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 23 October 2012, 12:00
Replies: 63
Views: 5,338
Posted By chris-red
So I went exploring in the loft...

... And found my old Amiga! it is an A500+. I pulled it down and went through the box and the rush of memories coming back was overwhelming!

I remember spending hours with my Sister playing Bubble...
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