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Forum: support.Hardware 03 June 2018, 18:33
Replies: 10
Views: 315
Posted By xArtx
It’s a bit risky just trying to jump with solder,...

It’s a bit risky just trying to jump with solder, but stripped mod wire is doable.
But yuk. Maybe a 0 or 1 Ohm resistor would be better.

This is all assuming you’re not going to just buy a...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 June 2018, 18:26
Replies: 10
Views: 315
Posted By xArtx
Hang on, don’t do that, it doesn’t work. ...

Hang on, don’t do that, it doesn’t work.

Having technical difficulties. Please bear with me :D
Forum: support.Hardware 03 June 2018, 18:22
Replies: 10
Views: 315
Posted By xArtx
I would leave the old one there rather than...

I would leave the old one there rather than removing it and linking the footprint with solder
because it looks like there’s another trace between that. I don’t think it great to blob solder straight...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 June 2018, 18:17
Replies: 10
Views: 315
Posted By xArtx
Yes, if it doesn’t measure a fraction of an Ohm...

Yes, if it doesn’t measure a fraction of an Ohm resistance it’s bad.
It should be a DC short circuit, and buzz the continuity test with a meter.
When that’s a thru hole component, it’s literally a...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 June 2018, 14:07
Replies: 15
Views: 459
Posted By xArtx
If any of those other keys I mentioned actually...

If any of those other keys I mentioned actually work, then the break in in the membrane in the same row between a working one, and the first non-working one (and not in the ribbon cable part or on...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 June 2018, 14:04
Replies: 15
Views: 459
Posted By xArtx
When you look a the big chip on the back of the...

When you look a the big chip on the back of the small keyboard controller PCB, the dot in the corner of the chip is pin 1, and you count pins counter-clockwise from there.
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 03 June 2018, 10:59
Replies: 52
Views: 4,996
Posted By xArtx
Foobarred means that for some years, the Cloanto...

Foobarred means that for some years, the Cloanto ROMs were modified to contain illegal CPU op-codes so that they would work fine with an emulator,
but couldn’t be burned to EPROM to use in a real...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 June 2018, 10:18
Replies: 10
Views: 315
Posted By xArtx
discontinuity for pin 2 would have the exact...

discontinuity for pin 2 would have the exact effect you describe. You’d loose horizontal mouse movement, and also the down direction if a joystick was in it.

It depends what part you think E356...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 May 2018, 12:26
Replies: 15
Views: 459
Posted By xArtx
Don’t forget the down button, question mark,...

Don’t forget the down button, question mark, period, and comma.
Anyway you have to trace continuity from the keyboard membrane back to pin 32 of the keyboard controller.
Forum: support.Hardware 29 May 2018, 18:53
Replies: 28
Views: 1,008
Posted By xArtx
To change an Amiga properly between PAL & NTSC...

To change an Amiga properly between PAL & NTSC there are two parts to change,
the colorburst crystal, and the master oscillator, as well as setting the jumper to tell Agnus.
It’s the cloudburst...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 May 2018, 14:25
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By xArtx
It’s hard to find a good photo to see anything. ...

It’s hard to find a good photo to see anything.
What about if you short it’s supply after it’s been powered off? Does that allow it to be powered on working quicker?
It could be that it needs...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 April 2018, 14:37
Replies: 11
Views: 378
Posted By xArtx
If the CD drive acts up, open the lid, place some...

If the CD drive acts up, open the lid, place some white card or paper in front of the lens at 45 degrees facing you so you can see the laser safely. place some card, paper or other object down the...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 April 2018, 14:30
Replies: 17
Views: 755
Posted By xArtx
If you can get a single colour analogue video...

If you can get a single colour analogue video signal from either the expansion port or TP9, and connect that, allong with ground to a composite monitor, it will tell you whether or not capacitors...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 April 2018, 14:22
Replies: 10
Views: 315
Posted By xArtx
Probably more likely the shift register, but the...

Probably more likely the shift register, but the 4.7k resistor pack R370, that is holding all of the pins high is worth checking first (and the PCB traces to and from it).
Forum: support.Hardware 25 March 2018, 09:18
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By xArtx
http://www.amigawiki.de/dnl/schematics/CD32_R3.pdf...

http://www.amigawiki.de/dnl/schematics/CD32_R3.pdf

I have no idea why the reset line would end up pulling the
keyboard clock signal low, or if it’s just a schematic error.
The Ricoh part in the...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 March 2018, 02:00
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By xArtx
For all Amigas, composite, RF, and S-Video...

For all Amigas, composite, RF, and S-Video signals
are derived from analogue RGB internally.
If any of those work, so does analogue RGB.
There’s only a few places to look if you don’t see it ...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 March 2018, 06:19
Replies: 9
Views: 458
Posted By xArtx
What revision Kickstart do you have? Is it...

What revision Kickstart do you have? Is it original? 3.1 isn’t a Kickstart revision.
The revision is shown in Workbench in the About section, or for original ROMs, it’s printed in the ROM chip...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 March 2018, 22:51
Replies: 31
Views: 801
Posted By xArtx
It doesn’t look to me like what WinUAE does, but...

It doesn’t look to me like what WinUAE does, but you can take a look.
The palette may not be the same here, but the data is.
Forum: support.Hardware 04 March 2018, 22:08
Replies: 31
Views: 801
Posted By xArtx
You can’t see ID registers without writing some...

You can’t see ID registers without writing some software to address them.
Gayle ID for example is at about 0xDE0xxx IIRC.
I meant looking around the chip physically, or the chip itself.

But...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 March 2018, 08:23
Replies: 31
Views: 801
Posted By xArtx
Lisa is a video chip that would seem to relate to...

Lisa is a video chip that would seem to relate to your logo problem.
It looks like one or more bitplanes are missing out of that area, and would have suspected memory there,
but it appears Lisa is...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 March 2018, 18:25
Replies: 31
Views: 801
Posted By xArtx
Or ROM, is it a mask ROM, or burned EPROM?

Or ROM, is it a mask ROM, or burned EPROM?
Forum: support.Hardware 03 March 2018, 06:42
Replies: 31
Views: 801
Posted By xArtx
cdstrap makes a copy of NVRAM to RAM to check a...

cdstrap makes a copy of NVRAM to RAM to check a reserved area for settings such as Language, and perhaps audio CD player settings,
but that can be erased/reset in the language selection screen and...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 March 2018, 06:07
Replies: 31
Views: 801
Posted By xArtx
NVRAM area can be accessed without any CD ever...

NVRAM area can be accessed without any CD ever being in the drive from the menu, but no program you are booting can access it before it’s running anyway, and no program I’ve seen can clear the...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 March 2018, 05:39
Replies: 31
Views: 801
Posted By xArtx
Changing the 3 or 4 electrolytic caps along the...

Changing the 3 or 4 electrolytic caps along the same row as the alignment pots will also change the alignment of the CD drive. The caps are within a few percent tolerance or so of the value actually...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 February 2018, 20:02
Replies: 13
Views: 4,182
Posted By xArtx
The 14MHz_A signal is output directly from Agnus,...

The 14MHz_A signal is output directly from Agnus, which will be the master clock frequency divided by two (so not exactly 14MHz, but close).
So basically a separate system clock that may or may not...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 February 2018, 19:49
Replies: 13
Views: 4,182
Posted By xArtx
All port, expansion, chip, and external socket...

All port, expansion, chip, and external socket pinouts are pretty clear in the schematics for each model:
http://www.amigawiki.de/doku.php?id=en:service:schematics
Forum: support.Hardware 12 February 2018, 18:01
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By xArtx
Every Amiga keyboard was made by a third party. ...

Every Amiga keyboard was made by a third party.
The A1000 keyboard works with CD32, as does A500 if you want an ugly bare keyboard sitting externally,
and any other external one, it’s just a matter...
Forum: Hardware pics 12 February 2018, 17:56
Replies: 4
Views: 1,086
Posted By xArtx
Thanks! Guess I haven't been one here for a while...

Thanks! Guess I haven't been one here for a while :D
Forum: Hardware mods 18 December 2017, 15:03
Replies: 82
Views: 20,731
Posted By xArtx
If you’re happy to share the schematic I’ll...

If you’re happy to share the schematic I’ll manually prototype one.
I like the idea that it’s done with stock chips.
Even if you’re selling them, I doubt anyone else is going to do that :D
Forum: support.Hardware 12 December 2017, 12:41
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By xArtx
There are scratches across IDE port traces, and...

There are scratches across IDE port traces, and work done to the board there.
It couldn’t be seen in the photo nothing is wrong. There are also traces on the other side of the PCB.
A multimeter...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 December 2017, 11:43
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By xArtx
Given where the battery has leaked in relation to...

Given where the battery has leaked in relation to the IDE connector, have you checked the traces from the IDE connector?
Forum: support.WinUAE 27 November 2017, 12:06
Replies: 7
Views: 607
Posted By xArtx
I had to go back to 2.6.0 (2.7.0 wouldn’t...

I had to go back to 2.6.0 (2.7.0 wouldn’t install).
It runs hopelessly, but it might be ok with an editor/compiler which was the idea.

I’ve done all I could think of with updates already.
Forum: support.Hardware 27 November 2017, 07:33
Replies: 21
Views: 1,424
Posted By xArtx
7805 heating up could be due to a ceramic...

7805 heating up could be due to a ceramic capacitor failing close to short.
You’d also measure less than 12 Volts at it’s input if that’s the case because the stock PSU can’t deliver much more...
Forum: support.WinUAE 27 November 2017, 07:23
Replies: 7
Views: 607
Posted By xArtx
Older WinUAE version wanted

Hi Guys,
I’m hoping someone has an older WinUAE download package that would be
expected to work with Windows XP, and could be uploaded to the Zone or something like that.

The laptop I want to...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 November 2017, 08:36
Replies: 42
Views: 2,164
Posted By xArtx
It should be faster. CD32 is essentially a cut...

It should be faster. CD32 is essentially a cut down A1200.
I understand some of the reasons, such as Paula can be
playing a sample from chip RAM at the same time the
68020 is using Fast RAM,...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 November 2017, 07:02
Replies: 42
Views: 2,164
Posted By xArtx
i thought fast RAM offers the ability for some...

i thought fast RAM offers the ability for some old games to ..um... work at all! :D
Forum: Hardware mods 16 October 2017, 16:10
Replies: 86
Views: 7,827
Posted By xArtx
Didn’t even notice the breakout headers the first...

Didn’t even notice the breakout headers the first time I looked .. Doh!...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 October 2017, 03:27
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By xArtx
The software probably won't write anything to any...

The software probably won't write anything to any extra display lines,
But you might find a larger display of the same resolutions
The 128x64 GLCD displays are found in different physical sizes.
Forum: Hardware pics 12 October 2017, 13:54
Replies: 4
Views: 1,906
Posted By xArtx
Lol it happened to just about any pic I ever...

Lol it happened to just about any pic I ever posted in any forum... nice.

I think my pics might be used on BBOAH now, and are the same as in this video.
I also edited the OP, and at least...
Forum: Hardware mods 30 September 2017, 16:15
Replies: 86
Views: 7,827
Posted By xArtx
That's all good, but where can you get the edge...

That's all good, but where can you get the edge connector?
I'm interested in completing some other portslike parallel too,
and my own take on the MP3 decoder support (that has already been...
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