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Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 07:54
Replies: 4
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Posted By Jope
Also be careful when adding a turbo card with an...

Also be careful when adding a turbo card with an AmigaBUS SCSI controller. If your SCSI controller is DMA, it will usually fail once the turbo card is installed. Sometimes even PIO controllers will...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 August 2020, 20:10
Replies: 52
Views: 1,465
Posted By Jope
It is not supposed to boot on a real amiga. Make...

It is not supposed to boot on a real amiga. Make an adf, mount it in winuae, use the install command to create a boot block on the disk, then copy the file in there. Then insert the now bootable adf...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 August 2020, 10:45
Replies: 13
Views: 374
Posted By Jope
This one outputs 720p or 1080p, so the results...

This one outputs 720p or 1080p, so the results will not be as varied.
Forum: support.Hardware 01 August 2020, 09:30
Replies: 13
Views: 374
Posted By Jope
Doing some further workbench use with the scart...

Doing some further workbench use with the scart hdmi after posting, I noticed an annoying lag in the mouse too. I can't recommend this.
Forum: support.Hardware 01 August 2020, 08:45
Replies: 13
Views: 374
Posted By Jope
I ordered one on the 26th of May and it arrived...

I ordered one on the 26th of May and it arrived yesterday.

+ progressive/lace switching is instantaneous. This is actually very nice, just like back in the CRT days.
- image quality is not very...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 August 2020, 07:43
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By Jope
We need disk images :-D Are the floppies for the...

We need disk images :-D Are the floppies for the SAGE system perhaps? These ought to be dumped with a kryoflux.
Forum: support.Hardware 31 July 2020, 08:20
Replies: 4
Views: 109
Posted By Jope
Look at the plungers. If the A4000 keyboard's...

Look at the plungers. If the A4000 keyboard's plungers are different to the A500 ones (square hole flush with the top of the plunger vs. square hole in a round recess), you must swap the plungers...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 July 2020, 08:03
Replies: 12
Views: 295
Posted By Jope
No, it's because of a too long cable, too fast...

No, it's because of a too long cable, too fast sync speed, potential bugs in scsi2sd. This is what I meant by me not having luck with it, exactly the same problems.

I haven't seriously pursued...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 July 2020, 08:01
Replies: 1
Views: 84
Posted By Jope
A600, get a keyrah. A500,...

A600, get a keyrah. A500, https://github.com/tkoecker/amigakb/tree/master/boards
Forum: support.Hardware 30 July 2020, 19:34
Replies: 12
Views: 295
Posted By Jope
Doesn't sound good. You must have a rather...

Doesn't sound good. You must have a rather unfortunate logical geometry to have such a tight RDB. Do you remember what tool you used to partition the drive?
Forum: support.Hardware 30 July 2020, 13:19
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By Jope
This is true, the ranger fast board sits in the...

This is true, the ranger fast board sits in the CPU slot. Can be expanded up to 1MB.
Forum: support.Hardware 30 July 2020, 13:18
Replies: 12
Views: 295
Posted By Jope
You can use scsiconfig from phase5 to set...

You can use scsiconfig from phase5 to set async/sync permanently. I have not had luck with sync mode and the B1260 SCSI kit, but I admit my cable is probably a tad too long. :-)

Async mode finally...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 July 2020, 11:00
Replies: 946
Views: 108,905
Posted By Jope
An interesting way to spin it like it's a...

An interesting way to spin it like it's a negative thing. Every version of AmigaOS has been a separate purchase, even though they have been based on the same source tree.
Forum: support.Hardware 30 July 2020, 09:59
Replies: 20
Views: 427
Posted By Jope
My rule of thumb, if it is mechanical, it is not...

My rule of thumb, if it is mechanical, it is not worth your time.

I used to have a digital four port Joytech AV switch, which was quite good back in the day. Not sure where you'd get one of those...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 July 2020, 07:26
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By Jope
Some older bridgeboards only work on the model A...

Some older bridgeboards only work on the model A board, but that's probably the only useful thing about it that I can imagine.
Forum: support.Hardware 29 July 2020, 20:08
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By Jope
It's totally up to you. You could go all solid...

It's totally up to you. You could go all solid state with a few large CF cards too. :-)
Forum: support.Hardware 29 July 2020, 18:12
Replies: 174
Views: 38,383
Posted By Jope
Yes, it doesn't do much else. It's not super...

Yes, it doesn't do much else. It's not super useful on an Amiga I guess, as the Amiga already has separate RCA jacks for the audio. A 3.5mm breakout on the OSSC is handy for consoles with a multi-av...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 July 2020, 11:43
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By Jope
I believe its only purpose is to connect the...

I believe its only purpose is to connect the shield grounds together. I've only seen the clip once, but have had several A590s over the years. :-D
Forum: support.Hardware 27 July 2020, 11:28
Replies: 12
Views: 381
Posted By Jope
They are RLL derivatives, but since the raw data...

They are RLL derivatives, but since the raw data is never exposed to the IDE / SCSI bus, they can be just as creative as they like when packing the data to the platters. Could be varying sector...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 July 2020, 09:59
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By Jope
Have you measured voltages from the A590 and A500...

Have you measured voltages from the A590 and A500 when it fails to boot? Perhaps the power supply in the A590 is failing or the PSU connector is worn down, oxidized or even broken off its solder...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 July 2020, 09:56
Replies: 16
Views: 837
Posted By Jope
Love is in the air. I guess I'll just state...

Love is in the air.

I guess I'll just state what needs to be stated: please slow down and take your time to do the research to get familiar with the state of amiga tools / emulation / software...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 July 2020, 09:53
Replies: 12
Views: 381
Posted By Jope
It is possible to create such a thing. ...

It is possible to create such a thing.

Currently none of the data recovery companies do this. They have donor drives and swap circuit boards and head assemblies around to get the data out. The...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 July 2020, 09:51
Replies: 66
Views: 12,619
Posted By Jope
Good to hear about this solution if the CPLD core...

Good to hear about this solution if the CPLD core stops being available.
Forum: support.Hardware 26 July 2020, 10:42
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By Jope
Did you run memtests? MBRTest-2 from the...

Did you run memtests? MBRTest-2 from the Microbotics turbo install disks is a good choice, Amiga Test Kit is another.
Forum: support.Hardware 26 July 2020, 10:34
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By Jope
Sure looks compatible.

Sure looks compatible.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 July 2020, 14:53
Replies: 216
Views: 20,188
Posted By Jope
Do you mean how 1.3 does run execute s:StartupII?...

Do you mean how 1.3 does run execute s:StartupII?

That's so that StartupII runs in a shell instead of a CLI and can use resident.

The main Startup-Sequence has a wait command that stops it...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 July 2020, 18:22
Replies: 722
Views: 82,397
Posted By Jope
Yep, I use these patches in my machines, but it...

Yep, I use these patches in my machines, but it would be super nice to have it without any patches. :-)
Forum: support.Hardware 24 July 2020, 07:04
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By Jope
As long as it is compatible. There is no standard...

As long as it is compatible. There is no standard among scandoubler flat cable pinouts, so you need to verify it and perhaps crimp a new compatible cable.
Forum: support.Hardware 24 July 2020, 06:52
Replies: 16
Views: 837
Posted By Jope
Yes, I'm sure Micropolis was good in the...

Yes, I'm sure Micropolis was good in the beginning, then they ran out of cash and started churning out unreliable drives and went bankrupt. Good to hear someone loved them at some point so that they...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 July 2020, 06:48
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By Jope
32bit win7 has / can use adaptec's totally free...

32bit win7 has / can use adaptec's totally free driver. 64bit win no longer supports the 2940 series controllers. They had a good run. :-)

I also use mine under Linux.
Forum: support.Hardware 24 July 2020, 06:47
Replies: 12
Views: 381
Posted By Jope
The drive is dead. Could be one of many reasons,...

The drive is dead. Could be one of many reasons, but HDD data recovery is not really within the scope of teaching from scratch in forum posts.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 July 2020, 14:02
Replies: 216
Views: 20,188
Posted By Jope
For sure it was because of cost reduction. No...

For sure it was because of cost reduction. No need to add a chip for PAL or NTSC encoding.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 July 2020, 13:51
Replies: 31
Views: 1,164
Posted By Jope
A scanline generator will need a scandoubled...

A scanline generator will need a scandoubled input so that it can work properly, so these are for 31kHz signals. They shouldn't be that fussy about vertical refresh.
Forum: Amiga scene 23 July 2020, 11:23
Replies: 722
Views: 82,397
Posted By Jope
Excellent, I really miss this with 3.1.4.1. ...

Excellent, I really miss this with 3.1.4.1.

I have a feeling we discussed this before, but have you guys considered screensmenu/windowmenu functionality by long pressing or right clicking on the...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 July 2020, 11:15
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By Jope
It will have a floppy controller on board, so you...

It will have a floppy controller on board, so you will need drivers, which probably don't exist. I am almost certain it will not be IDE/CF compatible. As said above it will support PC style floppy...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 July 2020, 11:12
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By Jope
Well you can do it both ways. Have it go via the...

Well you can do it both ways. Have it go via the D connector or connect it directly to the graphics card's pin header.

Should work identically with both methods. If you are unsure of your...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 July 2020, 11:06
Replies: 8
Views: 248
Posted By Jope
Yeps, many copy protected things will work, but I...

Yeps, many copy protected things will work, but I worded my self towards the side of caution. If it fits on an ADF it will work exactly as it should. :-)
Forum: support.Hardware 23 July 2020, 11:01
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By Jope
Back when this was a popular expansion, it was...

Back when this was a popular expansion, it was easy for people to purchase / program 27512 and other similar 8-bit EPROMs.

The pin compatible 16-bit EPROMs were difficult to find, expensive and...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 July 2020, 13:44
Replies: 216
Views: 20,188
Posted By Jope
The story about those is that they are legible on...

The story about those is that they are legible on the cheapest NTSC TV set via composite/RF. :-)
Forum: support.Hardware 22 July 2020, 13:41
Replies: 16
Views: 753
Posted By Jope
Ok, back on track please, everyone.

Ok, back on track please, everyone.
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