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Forum: Hardware mods 17 August 2019, 02:20
Replies: 79
Views: 8,262
Posted By lesta_smsc
I would have thought having new components...

I would have thought having new components wherever possible, and where there was a need for custom chips, these to be taken from donor / dead boards. Thus it leaves less room for end user error and...
Forum: OT - General 12 August 2019, 23:40
Replies: 183
Views: 14,453
Posted By lesta_smsc
I'd side with these comments. We are faced with...

I'd side with these comments. We are faced with many circumstances where people are unhappy with individuals and/or companies but the fact they have dealing with Amiga and our love for this wonderful...
Forum: News 08 August 2019, 16:25
Replies: 29
Views: 1,795
Posted By lesta_smsc
This looks like fun! Reminds me of Bejeweled! ...

This looks like fun! Reminds me of Bejeweled!

The music is funky too, not too intrusive but at the same time, gives you a nice pace to follow the game. Does the tempo change depending on...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 August 2019, 16:09
Replies: 6,038
Views: 1,034,427
Posted By lesta_smsc
I had one of these gaming gizmos. I really...

I had one of these gaming gizmos. I really couldn't get used to it, so decided to go back to retro keyboard and mouse lol.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 August 2019, 15:53
Replies: 6,038
Views: 1,034,427
Posted By lesta_smsc
PS2 lightguns! Compatible with Guncon 1 and 2....

PS2 lightguns! Compatible with Guncon 1 and 2. Also has recoil mechanism I believe. They're not official Namco ones, but I deliberately chose the others to allow more flexibility in terms of gaming...
Forum: Hardware pics 08 August 2019, 15:51
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By lesta_smsc
I would have thought it would make sense to sand...

I would have thought it would make sense to sand down the product to allow it not to have a rough surface. I mean, I appreciate the need for modding 25 pin connectors, but given the price of these is...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 08 August 2019, 15:45
Replies: 5
Views: 195
Posted By lesta_smsc
Would a degrader help to increase the...

Would a degrader help to increase the compatibility?
Forum: OT - General 07 August 2019, 13:14
Replies: 183
Views: 14,453
Posted By lesta_smsc
Strange all comments replaced by . . . Hope...

Strange all comments replaced by . . .

Hope jojo still producing his games...
Forum: support.Other 05 August 2019, 23:22
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By lesta_smsc
I suppose limitation is based on read speed and...

I suppose limitation is based on read speed and usually faster can result in more errors.
Forum: support.Hardware 26 July 2019, 09:52
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By lesta_smsc
Thank you :)

Thank you :)
Forum: support.Hardware 26 July 2019, 09:24
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By lesta_smsc
More details please...

More details please...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 July 2019, 22:23
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By lesta_smsc
Doesn't matter. Just flash latest lol. Or...

Doesn't matter. Just flash latest lol.

Or you could ask the seller regarding which flash they used.
Forum: support.Hardware 16 July 2019, 10:15
Replies: 13
Views: 490
Posted By lesta_smsc
That's handy! I didn't realise it came as a...

That's handy! I didn't realise it came as a standalone product. I'd anticipate use to be same as other rework station if you could adjust temperature.
Forum: support.Hardware 15 July 2019, 02:03
Replies: 33
Views: 821
Posted By lesta_smsc
Check the RAM expansion pins. I had the same...

Check the RAM expansion pins. I had the same errors but it was because 2 pins were accidentally touching after installing RAM.
Forum: support.Other 12 July 2019, 23:20
Replies: 28
Views: 1,173
Posted By lesta_smsc
So there are some in the list with are German and...

So there are some in the list with are German and others which are NTSC (presumably English) but why not PAL English variants or if that due to coding absent for MT32?
Forum: support.Other 12 July 2019, 22:51
Replies: 28
Views: 1,173
Posted By lesta_smsc
Awesome. Thank you. I wasn't sure about creating...

Awesome. Thank you. I wasn't sure about creating them and stuff in case it was against the rules lol
Forum: support.Other 10 July 2019, 22:56
Replies: 28
Views: 1,173
Posted By lesta_smsc
Any success?

Any success?
Forum: support.Hardware 10 July 2019, 22:53
Replies: 13
Views: 490
Posted By lesta_smsc
Some have used hot air blowers but this risks...

Some have used hot air blowers but this risks causing them to blow/pop which can be dangerous.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 July 2019, 22:08
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By lesta_smsc
Nice they have PDF version alongside the...

Nice they have PDF version alongside the hardback... I find PDF useful to read on phone.

Great quality stuff! Well worth the money.

You can find a lot of resellers on Amazon and may have found...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 July 2019, 09:20
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By lesta_smsc
Amiga Explorer and null modem cable. Link your PC...

Amiga Explorer and null modem cable. Link your PC to your Amiga via serial cable and then write disks 'on the fly'.
Forum: support.Hardware 09 July 2019, 16:50
Replies: 13
Views: 490
Posted By lesta_smsc
I've seen tweezer soldering iron but only as...

I've seen tweezer soldering iron but only as accessory for rework stations. These are ideal since you can literally heat both sides and lift off in one go. The same is true for putting new components...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 July 2019, 10:15
Replies: 471
Views: 20,180
Posted By lesta_smsc
I threw away a CRT monitor recently that had...

I threw away a CRT monitor recently that had hardly any yellowing. Regret it now.
Forum: Amiga scene 09 July 2019, 00:03
Replies: 50
Views: 2,256
Posted By lesta_smsc
Haha okay :) May catch you again soon (I donated...

Haha okay :) May catch you again soon (I donated the 28" CRT for one of the arcades so 2 player may be a possibility soon!)
Forum: Amiga scene 08 July 2019, 23:04
Replies: 50
Views: 2,256
Posted By lesta_smsc
I'd be interested in attending, but all depends...

I'd be interested in attending, but all depends on date due to other commitments.



In Leicester?! Have you been to Retro Computer Museum - great place!
Forum: Amiga scene 08 July 2019, 22:53
Replies: 929
Views: 117,769
Posted By lesta_smsc
eBay. There are official resellers that provide...

eBay. There are official resellers that provide the ROM burning service (I think may be for an additional cost they may be able to supply the ROM image as well).
Forum: support.Hardware 08 July 2019, 22:48
Replies: 40
Views: 839
Posted By lesta_smsc
Any chance the expansion port has some bent pins...

Any chance the expansion port has some bent pins that are making contact? I had strange errors after a pin connection.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 July 2019, 19:59
Replies: 471
Views: 20,180
Posted By lesta_smsc
Quite a lot of support but most need some drivers...

Quite a lot of support but most need some drivers for usb
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 July 2019, 15:35
Replies: 471
Views: 20,180
Posted By lesta_smsc
Lol using CF on PC!? Cool!

Lol using CF on PC!? Cool!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 July 2019, 20:18
Replies: 471
Views: 20,180
Posted By lesta_smsc
Hiren Bootdisk comes loaded with utilities :)

Hiren Bootdisk comes loaded with utilities :)
Forum: Amiga scene 06 July 2019, 16:39
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By lesta_smsc
There have been bits of text, sometimes messages,...

There have been bits of text, sometimes messages, in quite a number of disks, mainly aimed at crackers who were more likely to try and find a way to exploit the protection.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 July 2019, 23:02
Replies: 471
Views: 20,180
Posted By lesta_smsc
I haven't played that in a long time. Might have...

I haven't played that in a long time. Might have to fire it up!
Forum: support.Hardware 04 July 2019, 19:24
Replies: 25
Views: 848
Posted By lesta_smsc
No idea why it won't allow use for other things....

No idea why it won't allow use for other things. I've used HDF files in past with it without any issues.
Forum: support.Hardware 04 July 2019, 19:15
Replies: 25
Views: 848
Posted By lesta_smsc
FS-UAE. Available for many platforms and a great...

FS-UAE. Available for many platforms and a great GUI.
Forum: support.Other 04 July 2019, 03:08
Replies: 28
Views: 1,173
Posted By lesta_smsc
Doing the copy via shell/cli would be best option.

Doing the copy via shell/cli would be best option.
Forum: support.Hardware 30 June 2019, 17:13
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By lesta_smsc
Supports FAT32. Just copy over as normal. Gotek...

Supports FAT32. Just copy over as normal. Gotek can read if natively and it has nothing to do with Amiga being able to read the usb... Amiga just sees a floppy drive.
Forum: support.Hardware 29 June 2019, 10:53
Replies: 25
Views: 848
Posted By lesta_smsc
The SIMM is not required for CF support since...

The SIMM is not required for CF support since even my friends works without it. But yes I have heard it is picky with which SIMM it would accept. Would have been better to have on-board RAM with...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 June 2019, 14:23
Replies: 25
Views: 848
Posted By lesta_smsc
Which kickstart are you using? Minimum for IDE I...

Which kickstart are you using? Minimum for IDE I believe is 2.04/2.05
Forum: support.Hardware 28 June 2019, 12:19
Replies: 25
Views: 848
Posted By lesta_smsc
Drivers enabled? Is there jumper setting on...

Drivers enabled? Is there jumper setting on Wicher I can't remember if there was for HDD. There is for turbo mode.
Forum: support.Hardware 28 June 2019, 00:16
Replies: 25
Views: 848
Posted By lesta_smsc
Which kickstart are you using? Press both mouse...

Which kickstart are you using? Press both mouse buttons on boot and a menu should pop up allowing you to select which device to boot from. You'll see if CF card is an option this way too.
Forum: support.Hardware 27 June 2019, 02:04
Replies: 25
Views: 848
Posted By lesta_smsc
Yes... hopefully what I've mentioned will help...

Yes... hopefully what I've mentioned will help but ensure you only press on CPU region so you don't short anything else.
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