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Forum: support.Hardware 10 September 2019, 17:38
Replies: 742
Views: 227,987
Posted By arkpandora
Thank you! I hadn't thought about it.

Thank you! I hadn't thought about it.
Forum: support.Hardware 10 September 2019, 13:24
Replies: 742
Views: 227,987
Posted By arkpandora
Hello! I would like to buy an IDE to CF...

Hello!

I would like to buy an IDE to CF adapter in order to replace a hard drive in an A600, but as I have no experience of the A600's inside, this question occurs to me: should I buy an adapter...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 September 2017, 00:41
Replies: 4
Views: 1,079
Posted By arkpandora
Wow! This is what happens when you have no gift...

Wow! This is what happens when you have no gift for languages despite 30 years of writing in English...



Thank you! But my device is an HxC, not a Gotek, and it is a cased one, so I can't see...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 September 2017, 00:29
Replies: 4
Views: 1,079
Posted By arkpandora
Thank you very much for your help! That...

Thank you very much for your help!

That makes sense, and is what I expected.

From looking at the HxC's male connector it was not clear that the adapter's connector should only be able to fit...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 September 2017, 00:05
Replies: 4
Views: 1,079
Posted By arkpandora
Question Floppy drive power connector (on Amigastore's External Floppy Disk Drive Adapter)

Hi!

I have just bought from Amigastore.eu a cased HxC Floppy Emulator, and this adapter (http://amigastore.eu/en/439-amiga-external-floppy-disk-drive-adapter-m2.html) to connect the HxC to my...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 September 2017, 04:06
Replies: 5
Views: 1,052
Posted By arkpandora
Hi, I am encountering a similar problem with...

Hi,

I am encountering a similar problem with my revision 6.2 A2000 with Kickstart 1.3, ECS Agnus (but OCS otherwise to my knowledge), two 3.5 floppy drives and no expansion: the computer's...
Forum: Hardware mods 16 August 2017, 01:13
Replies: 8
Views: 3,334
Posted By arkpandora
Thank you for your update and pictures! As my...

Thank you for your update and pictures! As my 500 has a boot selector already, you encourage me to opt for an external HxC.
Forum: support.Hardware 19 May 2017, 00:30
Replies: 10
Views: 841
Posted By arkpandora
If the heads can't touch and since new 3.5 drives...

If the heads can't touch and since new 3.5 drives were shipped without internal protection, I will send drives without disk inside. I always pack well, so padding won't be a problem.

Thanks for...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 May 2017, 13:23
Replies: 10
Views: 841
Posted By arkpandora
Thank you for your answers! If inserting a...

Thank you for your answers!

If inserting a disk has an effect, for example on the drive's heads, can you confirm that it is a positive effect, not a negative?
Forum: support.Hardware 17 May 2017, 10:45
Replies: 10
Views: 841
Posted By arkpandora
Question Should I insert a disk in a floppy disk drive before sending?

Besides packing it well, is there any special precaution I should take before sending a 3.5 floppy disk drive by post?

For example, is it better to insert a disk, or not?

Thank you for any...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 May 2017, 09:30
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By arkpandora
And the Amiga stands up and begins to dance when...

And the Amiga stands up and begins to dance when at 0:35 it seems obvious that it is crushed by its old technology (its monitor as it happens)...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 May 2017, 09:12
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By arkpandora
Great animation work, and charming Miggy! As...

Great animation work, and charming Miggy!

As this dark and desolate industrial background is more typical of current digital art (especially video games), it can represent current computing...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 May 2017, 04:23
Replies: 0
Views: 773
Posted By arkpandora
Question Floppy emulators and IPF file format

Hi!

To date is there any floppy disk drive substitute (such as the HxC or Gotek) which is both fully compatible with the IPF file format and capable of reading IPF files from a flash memory...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 May 2017, 09:52
Replies: 48
Views: 5,340
Posted By arkpandora
Thanks! As my lack of experience is partly due...

Thanks! As my lack of experience is partly due to my lack of common sense, even using such an extension lead ended in a pair of pliers would not easily have come to my mind.
Forum: support.Hardware 10 May 2017, 03:05
Replies: 48
Views: 5,340
Posted By arkpandora
Thank you everyone for your valuable help! ...

Thank you everyone for your valuable help!

Can you confirm that testing an original Amiga PSU without load will not damage it? Setting up a dummy load is beyond my capabilites at present, so I...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 May 2017, 02:38
Replies: 48
Views: 5,340
Posted By arkpandora
Thank you for all the help. I understand that a...

Thank you for all the help. I understand that a PSU is hard to predict as long as you don't know what it is really made of.

I have read that for the Commodore 64 there is an adapter you connect...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 May 2017, 00:27
Replies: 11
Views: 875
Posted By arkpandora
Thank you for these references! I...

Thank you for these references!



I don't mean it is better, but it doesn't make any big difference if I send the hardware by post, because from Belgium postal rates are just the same (we have...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 May 2017, 20:04
Replies: 48
Views: 5,340
Posted By arkpandora
Thanks! I don't understand everything yet, but...

Thanks! I don't understand everything yet, but your answers and chat are helpful.



According to the power connector's schematics, the shield is the lower left pin. But what is the...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 May 2017, 18:43
Replies: 11
Views: 875
Posted By arkpandora
Thanks! I had seen your list. What I am doing...

Thanks! I had seen your list. What I am doing here is just gathering positive feedback to make my choice easier.

Are you still available for recapping and repairs?
Forum: support.Hardware 08 May 2017, 03:52
Replies: 48
Views: 5,340
Posted By arkpandora
Power supply questions (A500/600/1200)

Hi!

I would like to use my A500, 600 and 1200 again for the first time in about 10 years, but I would like to make sure they are safely powered. I don't know anything about electronics,...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 May 2017, 00:48
Replies: 11
Views: 875
Posted By arkpandora
Thank you everyone for your advice, and Hese for...

Thank you everyone for your advice, and Hese for your impressive and valuable works!

I will begin to dust my Amigas and will probably contact Hese sooner or later.

The only drawback of sending...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 May 2017, 02:46
Replies: 11
Views: 875
Posted By arkpandora
Which Amiga repairer in Europe?

Hello!

Can you recommend a good and reliable Amiga repairer in the European Union? I am in Belgium, but I can send and receive by post, and packing is no problem for me.

My Amiga computers...
Forum: project.Killergorilla's WHD packs 10 January 2017, 01:29
Replies: 23
Views: 43,196
Posted By arkpandora
Thanks for the link! I hope those precious packs...

Thanks for the link! I hope those precious packs will be online again.
Forum: project.Killergorilla's WHD packs 09 January 2017, 23:31
Replies: 23
Views: 43,196
Posted By arkpandora
The site's URL http://kgwhd.whdownload.com is not...

The site's URL http://kgwhd.whdownload.com is not working anymore. Has it been moved?
Forum: support.Hardware 31 March 2015, 16:56
Replies: 4
Views: 1,145
Posted By arkpandora
Thank you for your valuable answers! I had to...

Thank you for your valuable answers! I had to drop the whole Amiga subject lately, but I will undertake a few quality of animation comparisons with what I have and find. Currently I have a...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 December 2014, 22:30
Replies: 4
Views: 1,145
Posted By arkpandora
Thank you for your help! But in other...

Thank you for your help!



But in other threads I read that the Indivision has no "Vsync" option. Doesn't it mean that there is no genuine synchronization, and that perfect scrolling is...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 December 2014, 20:05
Replies: 4
Views: 1,145
Posted By arkpandora
Question Internal scan-doubling methods for the A1200

Hi!

My three questions of the day:

1. Is there any scan-doubler for the Amiga 1200 that does not corrupt animation? I have never used an Indivision, but I have read that it is not ...
Forum: support.Games 03 December 2014, 00:36
Replies: 10
Views: 1,783
Posted By arkpandora
Thanks! I was secretly hoping that an Amiga...

Thanks! I was secretly hoping that an Amiga expert would correct me in passing...
Forum: support.Games 02 December 2014, 18:57
Replies: 10
Views: 1,783
Posted By arkpandora
Aha! So you are witnessing the same problem. ...

Aha! So you are witnessing the same problem. And if you go on sitting in, you will notice that the dancer's choregraphy remains asynchronous with the music, although her rhythm is still...
Forum: support.Games 02 December 2014, 17:38
Replies: 10
Views: 1,783
Posted By arkpandora
Thanks for the picture! Unfortunately the...

Thanks for the picture! Unfortunately the tooltype options make no difference here.

I have installed and unarchived everything on the Amiga side, and obviously it is not a file problem,...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 December 2014, 02:42
Replies: 46
Views: 6,837
Posted By arkpandora
Thanks for stopping my sleepwalking!

Thanks for stopping my sleepwalking!
Forum: support.Hardware 01 December 2014, 01:49
Replies: 46
Views: 6,837
Posted By arkpandora
When using SCART, the signal is scan-doubled by...

When using SCART, the signal is scan-doubled by the TV itself, so the result depends more on the TV's quality. The flat screen TV I have tested was bad at scan-doubling. And it destroyed animation...
Forum: support.Games 30 November 2014, 22:58
Replies: 10
Views: 1,783
Posted By arkpandora
OK, thanks! Maybe my A1200 needs timing...

OK, thanks!

Maybe my A1200 needs timing fixes too. I will check on another Amiga when I can.
Forum: support.Games 30 November 2014, 21:04
Replies: 10
Views: 1,783
Posted By arkpandora
Thank you for your time and testing! (and your...

Thank you for your time and testing! (and your "RIP mom" epitaph moves me)

The dance and music are asynchronous on the only real Amiga I could test it on with WHDLoad, an A1200,...
Forum: support.Games 30 November 2014, 02:22
Replies: 10
Views: 1,783
Posted By arkpandora
"Hollywood Poker Pro" intro out of synch with WHDLoad?

Hello!

Could anybody using WHDLoad on a real Amiga confirm that the WHDLoad installation of Hollywood Poker Pro loses the synchronization between the introduction's choregraphy and music, and post...
Forum: support.WinUAE 12 November 2014, 13:40
Replies: 35
Views: 10,228
Posted By arkpandora
Thanks! It should be the drive then, especially...

Thanks! It should be the drive then, especially since Mr. Nutz used a copy protection.



My A500 was an older one with green power LED.

<edit> But I can confirm that the cracked version of...
Forum: support.WinUAE 12 November 2014, 13:13
Replies: 35
Views: 10,228
Posted By arkpandora
Thanks for your test! Then maybe there was some...

Thanks for your test! Then maybe there was some interaction between its loader and a weakness of the disk drive. I'll forget the Ferrari.
Forum: support.WinUAE 12 November 2014, 12:34
Replies: 35
Views: 10,228
Posted By arkpandora
No, it was a brand new original that I had just...

No, it was a brand new original that I had just bought back in 1994... It was the only one of my non-AGA games that didn't work on a KS 1.2 A500 with 1 MB, but it worked on an A4000.

If the KS is...
Forum: support.WinUAE 11 November 2014, 23:32
Replies: 35
Views: 10,228
Posted By arkpandora
"Mr. Nutz" does fail on 1.2 and works on 1.3! ...

"Mr. Nutz" does fail on 1.2 and works on 1.3!

That will be a Mondial T Cabriolet, please.
Forum: support.Hardware 30 March 2008, 18:22
Replies: 130
Views: 26,122
Posted By arkpandora
:banghead indeed.

:banghead indeed.
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