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Forum: support.Hardware 23 January 2016, 21:19
Replies: 5
Views: 945
Posted By Oli_HD
Yeah it fits in my A3000T case just fine. :) For...

Yeah it fits in my A3000T case just fine. :) For now thats where it will live as the plan was for this to complete my "standard" miggy collection but if you guys are saying a 3500 motherboard is only...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 January 2016, 14:43
Replies: 5
Views: 945
Posted By Oli_HD
Hooooo Do I have an 3500 or 3000T motherboard?

Hi,
If you know me you maaaay know I collect a few Amiga's (nyx, CDTV CR, etc), Well Ive just bought an Amiga 3500 motherboard but have a question I hope you guys can help with....
I am trying to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 July 2015, 10:12
Replies: 9
Views: 971
Posted By Oli_HD
And add to that the CD32 coming only a couple of...

And add to that the CD32 coming only a couple of years later, with much improved graphics, FMV etc.
Forum: Amiga scene 01 July 2015, 11:34
Replies: 103
Views: 14,239
Posted By Oli_HD
Very nice design! Love it. Would be good to see...

Very nice design! Love it.
Would be good to see an external RGB to HDMI adapter like yours on the market.
Forum: Hardware mods 27 May 2015, 14:18
Replies: 32
Views: 4,567
Posted By Oli_HD
Thats a lot of effort to go to considering you...

Thats a lot of effort to go to considering you could do the same with just a pal and ntsc oscillator on the board and a switch switching the power
Forum: Amiga scene 24 April 2015, 18:42
Replies: 66
Views: 6,980
Posted By Oli_HD
The Delfina had a dsp, didnt really change much.

The Delfina had a dsp, didnt really change much.
Forum: Amiga scene 23 March 2015, 16:16
Replies: 66
Views: 6,980
Posted By Oli_HD
Yeah, that was an interesting read! Been watching...

Yeah, that was an interesting read! Been watching his items finished.
Wonder if the A3000+ will beat the Gemini prototype, 43 bids and £2078. Ouch.
Forum: News 20 January 2015, 09:16
Replies: 39
Views: 8,582
Posted By Oli_HD
Impressive lineup! Will have to see what Im up to...

Impressive lineup! Will have to see what Im up to in June....
Forum: Amiga scene 12 November 2014, 15:57
Replies: 11
Views: 1,576
Posted By Oli_HD
Ahhh cool. Okay well as its towered Ill throw...

Ahhh cool. Okay well as its towered Ill throw another option in, the ACA A500 CPU upgrade. Lets you use A1200 cpu cards (all the way up to 060/PPC) and gives you a clock port for a parallel port...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 November 2014, 09:03
Replies: 11
Views: 1,576
Posted By Oli_HD
The easiest way is a clock port adapter that fits...

The easiest way is a clock port adapter that fits under the 68000, then you can get a single parallel port card (IOBlix did one)

There are also lots of A2000 options, The best imho is the Z2...
Forum: support.Other 05 November 2014, 16:05
Replies: 25
Views: 2,794
Posted By Oli_HD
Just on a side note theres no reason why the...

Just on a side note theres no reason why the PCMCIA port cant support USB, Zorro 2 can and the chip used on the Thylacine is 8bit so could be interfaced to a C64 if you really wanted to.
I know the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 October 2014, 10:07
Replies: 5,669
Views: 867,012
Posted By Oli_HD
Ive won a nice G4 powermac (A1139) to install...

Ive won a nice G4 powermac (A1139) to install MorphOS on, hoping I can use it as my main machine after a few upgrades.

Also ordered a Hameg scope because I need a curve tracer and its cheaper to...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 October 2014, 09:07
Replies: 4
Views: 633
Posted By Oli_HD
I can confirm there is no battery backed RTC in...

I can confirm there is no battery backed RTC in the CD32. (or CDTV)
Think some of the 030 card expansions had a battery RTC on them though.
Forum: support.Hardware 03 October 2014, 08:52
Replies: 12
Views: 1,317
Posted By Oli_HD
Clean the edge connector on the A500 with IPA (or...

Clean the edge connector on the A500 with IPA (or any contact cleaner tbh) and make sure the ACA500 is seated well on the connector (make sure its straight to the motherboard)

Good luck!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 29 September 2014, 09:12
Replies: 47
Views: 4,567
Posted By Oli_HD
The Amiga taught me electronics, hacks and mods...

The Amiga taught me electronics, hacks and mods mainly, but it got me started on this long road which means I now live in London and repair, service and test system critical aviation electronics. :)...
Forum: Member Introductions 11 September 2014, 16:45
Replies: 2
Views: 820
Posted By Oli_HD
Hi and welcome :) Cool, look forward to seeing...

Hi and welcome :)
Cool, look forward to seeing what you focus on Amiga wise!
There were loads of interesting secret projects (CDTV CR etc) which so little is known about.
Would be interesting to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 September 2014, 16:38
Replies: 13
Views: 1,113
Posted By Oli_HD
Yep, a large number of the ones Ive bought were...

Yep, a large number of the ones Ive bought were untested, but like everyone else when its listed on a site as "untested" I assume its tested and faulty.

I remember buying my DKB 2632 card and...
Forum: News 11 September 2014, 15:48
Replies: 44
Views: 5,243
Posted By Oli_HD
Arghhh thanks Leffmann! Feeling liek a muppet...

Arghhh thanks Leffmann! Feeling liek a muppet now. Yeah after a few clicks it does indeed show me as logged in. :)
Thanks
Forum: Hardware mods 11 September 2014, 11:06
Replies: 82
Views: 20,524
Posted By Oli_HD
Very cool project! It would make transfering...

Very cool project! It would make transfering files to my (none PCMCIA) miggies sooo much easier.
Looks like you did it all with TTL 74 chips too, thats awesome (and retro), any reason you didnt just...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 September 2014, 10:13
Replies: 4
Views: 1,045
Posted By Oli_HD
hmm yeah I guess the ram is configured into 16bit...

hmm yeah I guess the ram is configured into 16bit space, theres a jumper to stop it autoconfiging the ram though, maybe then use a addfastram program to stick it in 32bit space? Never tried, Ive got...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 September 2014, 09:39
Replies: 6
Views: 704
Posted By Oli_HD
And now I notice something more interesting......

And now I notice something more interesting... 4th chip from the left on the bottom row of that picture is facing the wrong way! thats not right, turn it around (There will be a marking on the socket...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 September 2014, 09:38
Replies: 6
Views: 704
Posted By Oli_HD
Hi, first and most obvious.. have you tried...

Hi, first and most obvious.. have you tried flipping the switch on the small one? :)
The switch is to enable and disable the ram.
With the large one I would take each chip out and clean the legs...
Forum: News 11 September 2014, 08:40
Replies: 44
Views: 5,243
Posted By Oli_HD
Hi Sal, Heres one for you! Ive been unable to...

Hi Sal,
Heres one for you! Ive been unable to correctly log in for ages now, type in user name and password, it says thanks for loging in and then kicks me back to the site unregistered.
user name...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 September 2014, 09:34
Replies: 8
Views: 1,300
Posted By Oli_HD
I had the same problem with my Apollo 1240 until...

I had the same problem with my Apollo 1240 until I did the motherboard fix, now it works like a charm. Hope it did for you!
Forum: Member Introductions 09 September 2014, 09:29
Replies: 2
Views: 730
Posted By Oli_HD
Hi and welcome! The A500 is still a great...

Hi and welcome!
The A500 is still a great little machine and super upgradable so sure you will have loads of fun.
Forum: Amiga scene 22 August 2014, 09:13
Replies: 67
Views: 6,308
Posted By Oli_HD
I got my first Amiga new in 1993 from Calculus...

I got my first Amiga new in 1993 from Calculus (clearance CDTV Pro, my parents thought it was more practical than the CD32 I wanted.)

Im not a fan of the new Amigas, I like the hardware of the...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 June 2014, 11:51
Replies: 15
Views: 3,610
Posted By Oli_HD
hey ajk! That looks amazingly clean! Was the...

hey ajk!
That looks amazingly clean! Was the case/keyboard that good to begin? Mines totally yellow but do plan on doing similar to you soon. :)
Forum: support.Hardware 22 June 2014, 11:22
Replies: 1
Views: 438
Posted By Oli_HD
Not exactly cheap but Digikeys your best bet: ...

Not exactly cheap but Digikeys your best bet:
http://www.digikey.co.uk/product-detail/en/3-1470209-3/3-1470209-3-ND/1890623
(Digikey is a US company, just used the .co.uk one as Im not)
Digi-Key...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 June 2014, 15:53
Replies: 13
Views: 2,917
Posted By Oli_HD
Hi, Well my plan to chill got wrecked, Been...

Hi, Well my plan to chill got wrecked, Been offered a great job in London so relocating down there ready for the job starting the 1st July lol. Will be cool being a londoner though!

As for the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 May 2014, 23:20
Replies: 13
Views: 2,917
Posted By Oli_HD
Hey :) Been doing a lot of stuff. Ended up...

Hey :) Been doing a lot of stuff. Ended up quiting my job before I lost my mind and have been taking classes and stuff. Just started my own electronics company :D
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 May 2014, 12:22
Replies: 13
Views: 2,917
Posted By Oli_HD
Yeah it is, thats me :)

Yeah it is, thats me :)
Forum: News 02 July 2012, 14:43
Replies: 31
Views: 4,392
Posted By Oli_HD
So, whos going to bring back ann.lu? :)

So, whos going to bring back ann.lu? :)
Forum: Amiga scene 01 June 2012, 11:23
Replies: 50
Views: 7,667
Posted By Oli_HD
great to meet everyone too! Me and Becks had a...

great to meet everyone too! Me and Becks had a great time :D
Forum: Amiga scene 26 May 2012, 12:09
Replies: 50
Views: 7,667
Posted By Oli_HD
On our way after finding I've got no working...

On our way after finding I've got no working amigas, will be there by 12ish :)
Forum: Amiga scene 24 May 2012, 15:13
Replies: 50
Views: 7,667
Posted By Oli_HD
Sounds like a plan. :)

Sounds like a plan. :)
Forum: Amiga scene 24 May 2012, 14:23
Replies: 50
Views: 7,667
Posted By Oli_HD
Ordered a new scart cable and mouse for the A4K,...

Ordered a new scart cable and mouse for the A4K, its currently in bits after a rebuild. may spend the weekend reinstalling everything hehe :)
Forum: support.Hardware 23 May 2012, 16:02
Replies: 5
Views: 885
Posted By Oli_HD
or if you are a DIY kinda guy a zorro slot...

or if you are a DIY kinda guy a zorro slot adaptor and a full zorro soundcard.
Theres also clockport soundcards and clockport adaptor for the A500 (connects between the CPU socket and CPU)
Neither...
Forum: News 23 May 2012, 08:32
Replies: 158
Views: 33,943
Posted By Oli_HD
Good luck. Wish you all the best and will buy at...

Good luck. Wish you all the best and will buy at least one when it comes out. :)
Love the picture of the prototype, looks nice!
Did you mount the BGA's yourself or have it assembled?
Forum: Amiga scene 07 May 2012, 20:32
Replies: 50
Views: 7,667
Posted By Oli_HD
eeep, dont put the CRT on top of a miggy, you...

eeep, dont put the CRT on top of a miggy, you will crush it :(,
Forum: Amiga scene 07 May 2012, 16:04
Replies: 50
Views: 7,667
Posted By Oli_HD
hehe, Ill bring my 42" TV and some wires with a...

hehe, Ill bring my 42" TV and some wires with a plug on the end! Will sort the Miggies out next week!
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