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Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) Today, 10:36
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Posted By solarmon
My original Xenon II disk has now got a...

My original Xenon II disk has now got a corruption on it that I cannot get rid off just by cleaning.

Looking at the dump of it, the CRC (of the grean AmigaDOS bits) is not the same as the CRC of...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 October 2020, 23:53
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By solarmon
How did you check alignment? Check alignment...

How did you check alignment?

Check alignment with several/different unmodified originally mastered AmigaDOS disk - i.e a Workbench, Deluxe Paint, or Coverdisk disk.
Forum: AMR contributions 21 October 2020, 13:19
Replies: 11
Views: 313
Posted By solarmon
I've scanned the disks and have re-uploaded the...

I've scanned the disks and have re-uploaded the zip:

http://eab.abime.net/zone/Amiga%20Action%20-%20Issue%2058%20-%20Cover%20Disks.zip
Forum: AMR contributions 21 October 2020, 11:43
Replies: 11
Views: 313
Posted By solarmon
The ADFs were created from the SCP dumps of these...

The ADFs were created from the SCP dumps of these cover disks, using Greaseweazle.

I'm assuming they have been untouched, but have no way of confirming unless somebody can do a dump and compare.
Forum: AMR contributions 21 October 2020, 11:34
Replies: 11
Views: 313
Posted By solarmon
No, it is for: ...

No, it is for:

http://amr.abime.net/issue_131_coverdisks

I suppose I can also do a cover disk label scan for them too, since they seem to missing also.

EDIT: I don't really like the way that...
Forum: AMR contributions 21 October 2020, 09:22
Replies: 11
Views: 313
Posted By solarmon
Amiga Action - Issue 58 - Cover Disks

Hi,

I noticed that the Amiga Action issue 58 Cover Disks are missing.

I have made a good dump of them and converted them to ADF format and have uploaded them to The Zone!:
...
Forum: request.Other 18 October 2020, 21:04
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By solarmon
Not quite/exactly the same, but you can get a...

Not quite/exactly the same, but you can get a replacement back panel:

https://centuriontech.eu/product/a600-io-shield/
Forum: support.Hardware 17 October 2020, 17:21
Replies: 13
Views: 724
Posted By solarmon
Check all the reset signals are getting to where...

Check all the reset signals are getting to where they need to get to.
Forum: support.Hardware 17 October 2020, 08:54
Replies: 34
Views: 991
Posted By solarmon
What error message is it showing now, even after...

What error message is it showing now, even after the edits/fixes to the assigns? If it is referring to anything to CC0: then that might be why, but that boot ROM on the Archos OverDrive shouldn't...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 October 2020, 22:35
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By solarmon
The A500 drive itself might e an issue. Test...

The A500 drive itself might e an issue.

Test that disk loads on the A1200. Also, use the A1200 drive on the A500 and load ATK using that, assuming there is nothing else preventing a floppy drive...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 October 2020, 20:48
Replies: 34
Views: 991
Posted By solarmon
They seem to be invalid device names, as per the...

They seem to be invalid device names, as per the error message.

There shouldn't be a space in the device names - i.e. spaces in the LSL3 ones, and 'SYS:grandpix' is not a valid device name, there...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 15 October 2020, 17:59
Replies: 10
Views: 1,357
Posted By solarmon
Sorry, I did mean slow ram.

Sorry, I did mean slow ram.
Forum: support.Hardware 15 October 2020, 08:37
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By solarmon
Kickstart 3.1 introduced a "feature' that...

Kickstart 3.1 introduced a "feature' that disables the PCMCIA interface when it detects 8MB of Zorro II Fast ram.

The cardres patch is meant remove that 'feature', but I have not tried it.
Forum: support.Hardware 14 October 2020, 20:33
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By solarmon
I'm not sure what you mean by the...

I'm not sure what you mean by the workbench.liveaet issue, but to use the PCMCIA slot with a CF card, you need the CFD and FAT95 drivers. And the CF must be formatted as FAT16 or FAT32.

There are...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 October 2020, 20:20
Replies: 27
Views: 764
Posted By solarmon
You can use a floppy boot disk to load a HDF...

You can use a floppy boot disk to load a HDF image from the PCMCIA/CF card.

http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=57259
Forum: support.Hardware 13 October 2020, 17:48
Replies: 27
Views: 764
Posted By solarmon
Regarding the options. You could get an IDE...

Regarding the options.

You could get an IDE adapter and use an CF or SD card as a HD. This will require opening up the A1200 anyways.

Alternatively, you could try to find an Archos OverDrive HD...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 October 2020, 17:36
Replies: 27
Views: 764
Posted By solarmon
Having a sealed Amiga is not a desirable thing. ...

Having a sealed Amiga is not a desirable thing.

Open it, get it inspected, cleaned and recapped.

If you must, you might be able to source NOS seals.
Forum: support.Hardware 12 October 2020, 20:48
Replies: 15
Views: 441
Posted By solarmon
My graphics issue was even after a normal recap....

My graphics issue was even after a normal recap. But a recap is a good idea in general, if it hasn't been done already.

I had a to remove two ceramic SMD caps, that are related to a 'timing' issue.
Forum: support.Hardware 12 October 2020, 20:26
Replies: 15
Views: 441
Posted By solarmon
Yes, when it finds an error it will stop. ...

Yes, when it finds an error it will stop.

422 rounds is more than enough to confirm there isn't anything wrong with the memory itself.
Forum: support.Hardware 12 October 2020, 18:35
Replies: 15
Views: 441
Posted By solarmon
The Amiga Test Kit memory test goes on forever. I...

The Amiga Test Kit memory test goes on forever. I normally leave it for 100 rounds.

When I had similar graphics issue, my memory tested OK too. It was only when I removed the SMD caps that it went...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 October 2020, 18:02
Replies: 15
Views: 441
Posted By solarmon
In the Rick Dangerous example, is the game disk...

In the Rick Dangerous example, is the game disk you are using an original version or a cracked version? If cracked, which one is it - i.e. what cracktro does it have, if any.

Or is this with an...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 October 2020, 16:46
Replies: 15
Views: 441
Posted By solarmon
Do you have a Gotek drive? You can them use ADF...

Do you have a Gotek drive? You can them use ADF images of diagnostics tools.

Do you have an IDE/CF card? If so, you can mount that in WinUAE and transfer files that way.

You can also use a...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 October 2020, 13:21
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By solarmon
Great! :great The upper head doesn't clean...

Great! :great

The upper head doesn't clean as easily since it moves and is so delicate - so sometimes you need to soak it in IPA and clean for much longer.
Forum: support.Hardware 11 October 2020, 09:44
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By solarmon
From that picture it seems to indicate that the...

From that picture it seems to indicate that the whole of the upper head is an issue - so it might be not connected properly, damaged, or the head itself is cracked/broken or dirty. So inspect the...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 October 2020, 13:51
Replies: 15
Views: 441
Posted By solarmon
Sorry, I was supposed to link to: ...

Sorry, I was supposed to link to:

https://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=98149

For the graphics corruption in games, I now attribute that to chipset incompatibility. However, the corruption in...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 October 2020, 19:30
Replies: 15
Views: 441
Posted By solarmon
What revision is it? I had some graphics...

What revision is it?

I had some graphics corruption in my rev 2B that was seemingly resolved after removing some cap - see:

https://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=96346
Forum: AMR data problems 09 October 2020, 10:29
Replies: 3
Views: 777
Posted By solarmon
When I looked at some random magazine issues, all...

When I looked at some random magazine issues, all the coverdisks seems to be "Missing!". So I think most, if not all, are not linked properly.

If your search the TOSEC directory on the EAB file...
Forum: AMR contributions 08 October 2020, 13:19
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By solarmon
Ah, found them: ...

Ah, found them:

ftp://ftp:amiga@grandis.nu/TOSEC/Coverdisks/%5BADF%5D/Amiga%20Power%20%2356%20(1995)(Future%20Publishing)(GB)(Disk%201%20of%202)%5BDec%201995%5D.zip
...
Forum: AMR contributions 08 October 2020, 13:17
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By solarmon
I'm not sure what is and isn't missing now, since...

I'm not sure what is and isn't missing now, since everything seems to have 'Missing!' for it.

Where on the server did you find it?
Forum: AMR contributions 07 October 2020, 21:18
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By solarmon
Amiga Power - Coverdisk 56a

Hi,

Amiga Power Issue 56 seems to have the coverdisks missing:

http://amr.abime.net/issue_56_coverdisks

I have a clean dump of coverdisk AP56a. How do I submit?

Thank you.
Forum: request.Other 07 October 2020, 20:57
Replies: 0
Views: 150
Posted By solarmon
Anglia PD disks - ADF

Hi,

I have some Anglia PD floppy disks - only six of them.

I was wondering whether there is already an archive of these PD disks anywhere?

If not, I can dump the disks and convert to ADF if...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 October 2020, 20:50
Replies: 68
Views: 6,636
Posted By solarmon
If you are on Facebook, you can ask for, or find...

If you are on Facebook, you can ask for, or find the sales post:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/greaseweazle

An F1 adapter board should only cost 50p + postage.
Forum: support.Hardware 06 October 2020, 12:43
Replies: 34
Views: 991
Posted By solarmon
I'm glad you figured it out and the info helped...

I'm glad you figured it out and the info helped you. :great

It would be worth, at some point, seeing whether your Archos Overdrive HDD 'boot ROM' also has amiquest.device v11.2.
Forum: support.Hardware 06 October 2020, 00:10
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By solarmon
I would remove any expansions/adapters until you...

I would remove any expansions/adapters until you can get the A500+ to boot successfully to the Kickstart screen.

Unless you are saying your A500+ is OK apart from when you use this IDE adapter?
Forum: support.Hardware 05 October 2020, 17:55
Replies: 68
Views: 6,636
Posted By solarmon
20cm Dupont cables are fine. Just make sure they...

20cm Dupont cables are fine. Just make sure they make good contact as they can come a bit loose over time.

Connecting using Dupont cables technically works, but it better to upgrade and get at...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 October 2020, 15:56
Replies: 34
Views: 991
Posted By solarmon
I put this info of my Archos Overdrive HDD...

I put this info of my Archos Overdrive HDD findings at, including the byte swap issue/requirement:

https://sites.google.com/one-n.co.uk/amiga-guides/archos-overdrive-hd
Forum: Amiga scene 04 October 2020, 12:18
Replies: 10
Views: 623
Posted By solarmon
I don't think this is currently supported in...

I don't think this is currently supported in FlashFloppy. Not sure about HxC.
Forum: Amiga scene 04 October 2020, 11:44
Replies: 10
Views: 623
Posted By solarmon
What do you mean by 'df1: support'?

What do you mean by 'df1: support'?
Forum: support.Hardware 03 October 2020, 12:22
Replies: 10
Views: 627
Posted By solarmon
You're welcome. Glad your disks got here...

You're welcome. Glad your disks got here eventually after nearly 1 month!

Enjoy the nostalgia!
Forum: support.Games 30 September 2020, 12:16
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By solarmon
Check the alignment of the internal drive on the...

Check the alignment of the internal drive on the A100. You can use Amiga Test Kit to perform an alignment test on the floppy disk that is not working. And compare that with the same alignment test of...
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