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Forum: Amiga scene 18 April 2021, 19:08
Replies: 20
Views: 721
Posted By chiark
I love the misterfpga, it’s incredible. “byte...

I love the misterfpga, it’s incredible. “byte Mavericks” mentioned above is me, and I’ve created a small board that drives the Amiga keyboard leds too...

There’s progress being made to offload cpu...
Forum: News 11 April 2021, 18:29
Replies: 20
Views: 3,045
Posted By chiark
Awesome, great work!

Awesome, great work!
Forum: Member Introductions 08 April 2021, 23:19
Replies: 8
Views: 397
Posted By chiark
Ey up, another Yorkshire lad here. I have...

Ey up, another Yorkshire lad here.

I have an hc533 from Sordan and it works well, would recommend as a simple solution. I’m thinking of starting a local user group meeting in a brewery... when...
Forum: News 02 April 2021, 14:45
Replies: 21
Views: 1,789
Posted By chiark
Thanks again for the explanations. This really is...

Thanks again for the explanations. This really is excellent, and whilst the diskless boot is only one feature, it’s exceptionally cool :)
Forum: News 30 March 2021, 00:34
Replies: 21
Views: 1,789
Posted By chiark
Thanks! I’ll see if there’s any way to sort this...

Thanks! I’ll see if there’s any way to sort this because the false positives seem endemic: I assume the problem is that giving Python admin rights through an installer could (emphasis could!) be an...
Forum: News 29 March 2021, 22:38
Replies: 21
Views: 1,789
Posted By chiark
Just tried to download this, and your file is...

Just tried to download this, and your file is being flagged as a trojan by Windows SmartScreen - it matches the signature of Trojan:Win32/Wacatac.B!ml within amigaxfer/amigaxfer.exe.

I've just...
Forum: Member Introductions 24 March 2021, 08:27
Replies: 10
Views: 996
Posted By chiark
I love Seattle :) . The Seattle retro games fair...

I love Seattle :) . The Seattle retro games fair I was lucky enough to be in town for was awesome, and I really hope the living computer museum is just brilliant

Hopefully one day I’ll get back...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 March 2021, 14:59
Replies: 34
Views: 2,757
Posted By chiark
You're right, it is a PAL machine Ross, and it is...

You're right, it is a PAL machine Ross, and it is an 8367 in there. That's some incredible esoteric knowledge there! :D
Forum: Amiga scene 16 March 2021, 11:01
Replies: 34
Views: 2,757
Posted By chiark
Thanks for the reply! Yes, I could see the care...

Thanks for the reply! Yes, I could see the care that's gone into this, especially with the reporting out of dropped frames, syncs etc. It's immense :)
Forum: Amiga scene 15 March 2021, 22:10
Replies: 34
Views: 2,757
Posted By chiark
Ah, no problems! Any ideas as to why it would...

Ah, no problems! Any ideas as to why it would fail - to my knowledge there shouldn't be much difference at all? I realise there's OCS vs ECS, however it'd be good to understand what might be...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 March 2021, 18:45
Replies: 34
Views: 2,757
Posted By chiark
I've just tried running this on my 1000 - it...

I've just tried running this on my 1000 - it loads 5 tracks, I get a flash of a graphic on a screen and then hang... Same disk works on my rev5 motherboard 500 with the same disk drive.
Forum: Amiga scene 13 March 2021, 08:34
Replies: 15
Views: 1,279
Posted By chiark
From emulating the cpu perspective, no problem. ...

From emulating the cpu perspective, no problem. From emulating the 2 graphics processors, especially the sprite engine, very doubtful.

Up to 256 sprite pixels per line and up to 64 sprites...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 March 2021, 12:05
Replies: 3
Views: 881
Posted By chiark
Another option that I've taken is to use primer...

Another option that I've taken is to use primer and spray paint - it can give a better finish than raw PLA, but of course it adds time and cost :)
Forum: Amiga scene 11 March 2021, 12:03
Replies: 39
Views: 2,315
Posted By chiark
Brilliant, especially to keep size down too. ...

Brilliant, especially to keep size down too. Could this be the basis of a new format for Amiga audio...? (Realise it's basically a format that's setting hardware registers, but all the same it...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 March 2021, 18:33
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By chiark
Congrats Kevin! Great to see companies supporting...

Congrats Kevin! Great to see companies supporting the community like this too, thank you!
Forum: Amiga scene 05 March 2021, 17:02
Replies: 215
Views: 21,606
Posted By chiark
Thanks for the explanation Ross, I must admit I...

Thanks for the explanation Ross, I must admit I think the real beauty of this challenge is that each system should make the most of its unique capabilities in order to deliver the best possible...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 March 2021, 12:14
Replies: 215
Views: 21,606
Posted By chiark
some of the effects to make details on TEK's...

some of the effects to make details on TEK's Hologon demo are outstanding...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 March 2021, 10:57
Replies: 215
Views: 21,606
Posted By chiark
The stage you got to is AWESOME, Ross, it's...

The stage you got to is AWESOME, Ross, it's utterly brilliant.

I think the big sticking point is still the music, isn't it?
Forum: Amiga scene 02 March 2021, 15:26
Replies: 191
Views: 6,780
Posted By chiark
That's what makes the Amiga "special" to me, and...

That's what makes the Amiga "special" to me, and using brute force with a CPU doesn't strike me as elegant - even though getting the best from 040+ will undoubtedly rely on optimising your code to...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 February 2021, 09:15
Replies: 191
Views: 6,780
Posted By chiark
They should target whatever they like, the only...

They should target whatever they like, the only polite request I’d make is that a working configuration is well documented :) .

Personally I find the stock ocs the most exciting platform to...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 February 2021, 10:17
Replies: 224
Views: 35,158
Posted By chiark
And here's the code for the Leonardo -...

And here's the code for the Leonardo - https://github.com/ByteMavericks/MiMimiKB - which is just adding mapping for the MiSTerFPGA / Minimig core to make it nice to use.
Forum: Amiga scene 26 February 2021, 10:16
Replies: 34
Views: 2,757
Posted By chiark
The furthest I got with my coding was my own 3d...

The furthest I got with my coding was my own 3d was outline only with no hidden line culling... This is inspiring me to try and do more, but it's a mountain to climb! Are there any good guides to...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 February 2021, 17:12
Replies: 224
Views: 35,158
Posted By chiark
And here's a pic of the Amiga keyboard interface...

And here's a pic of the Amiga keyboard interface PCB I've designed and had made at PCBway. This stuff is amazing - I can't believe you can get this sort of thing so cheaply!
Forum: News 23 February 2021, 10:53
Replies: 20
Views: 3,045
Posted By chiark
Looks excellent, nice work! I have a...

Looks excellent, nice work! I have a temperamental A1000 right now that I'd like to fix rather than replace the mobo, however this looks a good option....
Forum: Amiga scene 17 February 2021, 23:41
Replies: 224
Views: 35,158
Posted By chiark
I’ve created a script that download the latest...

I’ve created a script that download the latest share and RTg stuff, along with a script for the Amiga side, and dumps that into an adf as well as Lha. Adds rtg and share to an installed hd
...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 February 2021, 16:19
Replies: 89
Views: 6,002
Posted By chiark
14... Christmas 1987. Blown away by it!

14... Christmas 1987. Blown away by it!
Forum: Amiga scene 16 February 2021, 10:47
Replies: 224
Views: 35,158
Posted By chiark
I've had my MiSTerFPGA for a couple of months...

I've had my MiSTerFPGA for a couple of months now, and have recently been focusing on the Amiga side of things after absolutely loving the arcade cores. Whisper it, but I think this might now be my...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 December 2020, 12:30
Replies: 52
Views: 5,750
Posted By chiark
This is outstanding! Would love to see a "behind...

This is outstanding! Would love to see a "behind the scenes" :D
Forum: Amiga scene 03 November 2020, 18:34
Replies: 17
Views: 2,036
Posted By chiark
Mine's here :) . Although I must admit the first...

Mine's here :) . Although I must admit the first thing I'm going to spend more time on whenever I get any is the MisterFPGA, as the A314 link to the linux side is hugely interesting...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 October 2020, 10:54
Replies: 215
Views: 21,606
Posted By chiark
that would be awesome! The progress so far is...

that would be awesome! The progress so far is fantastic on the video, I think that the biggest challenge was audio...
Forum: News 31 July 2020, 13:18
Replies: 11
Views: 2,288
Posted By chiark
Have shared a doc with you Steve to your substack...

Have shared a doc with you Steve to your substack email address.
Forum: News 30 July 2020, 19:17
Replies: 11
Views: 2,288
Posted By chiark
And a very good read it is too Steve, thanks! ...

And a very good read it is too Steve, thanks! Pulling it all together is definitely a lot of work, and trying to boil it down to a short story is hard... I think you've pretty much nailed it...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 July 2020, 23:24
Replies: 3
Views: 1,106
Posted By chiark
This looks excellent, thanks Jim!

This looks excellent, thanks Jim!
Forum: Amiga scene 27 July 2020, 23:41
Replies: 215
Views: 21,606
Posted By chiark
Was messaging Ross thinking that there might be a...

Was messaging Ross thinking that there might be a way to combine the two...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 July 2020, 17:50
Replies: 215
Views: 21,606
Posted By chiark
Yep, keep hacking, there may be techniques that...

Yep, keep hacking, there may be techniques that complement each other well... !
Forum: Member Introductions 24 July 2020, 11:20
Replies: 17
Views: 1,578
Posted By chiark
Aye, there's a few of us around :D We did...

Aye, there's a few of us around :D

We did do a curry in Bradford a few years ago: I'd be up for doing that again when things are a little more open.
Forum: Amiga scene 22 July 2020, 19:47
Replies: 215
Views: 21,606
Posted By chiark
Looking great, lovely work!

Looking great, lovely work!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 July 2020, 13:36
Replies: 216
Views: 25,583
Posted By chiark
The Amiga colour model was going to be Hue,...

The Amiga colour model was going to be Hue, Saturation and Luminance/Value (HSV or HSL depending on your preference) according to some interviews for Commodore: The Amiga Years. HAM would make much...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 July 2020, 11:46
Replies: 215
Views: 21,606
Posted By chiark
I think I've covered OCS, so I think between us...

I think I've covered OCS, so I think between us and Superman we've given the Pal60 approach a decent shake down. That was the difficult bit ;-)

Means all that's left to do is optimisation, and...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 July 2020, 18:39
Replies: 215
Views: 21,606
Posted By chiark
Works with my OCS Amiga 1000 with: - M1764...

Works with my OCS Amiga 1000 with:
- M1764 Multisync (recognises as 60Hz / 15Khz)
- 1084S PAL monitor (just works)
- Scart to HDMI adaptor (recognises as NTSC signal)
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