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Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 07:16
Replies: 11
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Posted By Jope
Never trust your finger as a thermometer.. :-)...

Never trust your finger as a thermometer.. :-) Stuff feels burning hot at surprisingly low temps.
Forum: Hardware mods Yesterday, 07:12
Replies: 369
Views: 41,625
Posted By Jope
It might be an easier start if you took an old...

It might be an easier start if you took an old board and traced that instead, like Chucky did with the ReAmiga PCBs. :-)
Forum: support.Hardware 22 September 2020, 09:25
Replies: 20
Views: 561
Posted By Jope
+1 for the mkl boards, solid pieces of work. I...

+1 for the mkl boards, solid pieces of work. I have his ide68k and was very happy with it when I still used it.
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 21 September 2020, 10:42
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By Jope
There it is.

There it is.
Forum: Hardware mods 20 September 2020, 19:26
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By Jope
Really late ones had. I've never owned a...

Really late ones had.

I've never owned a membrane big box keyboard as far as I know, only ones with a large PCB. :-)
Forum: support.Hardware 20 September 2020, 11:38
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By Jope
No, this will never work as removable.

No, this will never work as removable.
Forum: support.Hardware 20 September 2020, 11:29
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By Jope
Good that you found the problem. Pinouts.ru...

Good that you found the problem.

Pinouts.ru seems to be reliable.

https://pinouts.ru/Power/MotherboardPower_pinout.shtml
Forum: support.Hardware 19 September 2020, 07:39
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By Jope
Do you have a recent enough ATX adapter that it...

Do you have a recent enough ATX adapter that it has dip switches for the switch type and tick frequency? Is your switch type set to latching?
Forum: Hardware mods 19 September 2020, 07:10
Replies: 31
Views: 5,406
Posted By Jope
Yes, but it will add height and be rather wobbly,...

Yes, but it will add height and be rather wobbly, as in the mechboard.

The Amiga's keyboard is much lower profile than the C64's, so the keycap bottoms might not line up with the edge of the case...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 September 2020, 14:56
Replies: 20
Views: 946
Posted By Jope
Split from...

Split from http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=100045
Forum: Hardware mods 18 September 2020, 14:55
Replies: 98
Views: 14,309
Posted By Jope
The cloning discussion can continue here...

The cloning discussion can continue here http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=103999
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 18 September 2020, 14:25
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By Jope
Cheers :-)

Cheers :-)
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 18 September 2020, 12:24
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By Jope
REQ: Gravity Force PD

Hi!

It came to my attention today, that Gravity Force was released as a fixed PD version by its author!

https://www.mobygames.com/game/gravity-force...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 September 2020, 07:46
Replies: 42
Views: 2,140
Posted By Jope
If you have 3.1.4 ROMs, it will require less RAM...

If you have 3.1.4 ROMs, it will require less RAM than if you have 3.1 ROMs.

In reality it doesn't need the full 2MB, just what the loadable modules take up depending on your base kickstart. It's...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 September 2020, 07:36
Replies: 42
Views: 2,140
Posted By Jope
You have been misled. (this was actually just...

You have been misled. (this was actually just discussed in this tread a few posts up)

The truth:
- icon.library and workbench.library are not in ROM.
- if you boot from an disk that loads...
Forum: request.Apps 15 September 2020, 13:01
Replies: 22
Views: 4,703
Posted By Jope
Try http://textfiles.com/

Try

http://textfiles.com/
Forum: support.Hardware 15 September 2020, 07:13
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By Jope
Ok, I booted a 1.3 setup and this is actually a...

Ok, I booted a 1.3 setup and this is actually a lower case L instead of a ] .. Maybe check your L key, remove the keycap (but not the plunger) and see how the brass contacts look.
Forum: support.Hardware 14 September 2020, 14:06
Replies: 20
Views: 561
Posted By Jope
Leave 1.3 on your motherboard and have 3.1 in the...

Leave 1.3 on your motherboard and have 3.1 in the 508's ROM and you can toggle the kickstart from the boot menu.
Forum: support.Hardware 14 September 2020, 14:00
Replies: 20
Views: 561
Posted By Jope
Multiple internal IDE + RAM solutions exist for...

Multiple internal IDE + RAM solutions exist for the 68000 socket.

Externally you could search for a HC508, which has all that + a fast 68000 on top.
Forum: support.Hardware 14 September 2020, 13:57
Replies: 20
Views: 561
Posted By Jope
DMA seems to be underrated. Back in the day, the...

DMA seems to be underrated. Back in the day, the A590 and GVP Series II controllers easily did 1.5MB/s using DMA on a 68000 based machine. :-) With Guru ROMs, you could get close to the Z2 maximum of...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 September 2020, 13:32
Replies: 20
Views: 561
Posted By Jope
Ah, actually the Edu Arana one is an sdbox...

Ah, actually the Edu Arana one is an sdbox implementation. I guess the previous project just disappeared when its author lost interest.
Forum: support.Hardware 14 September 2020, 13:18
Replies: 20
Views: 561
Posted By Jope
The Amiga's floppy connector is so slow that it's...

The Amiga's floppy connector is so slow that it's not very nice as mass storage. I think there were some tests done with a Gotek and either FF or HxC, but as far as I remember it, the performance was...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 September 2020, 12:30
Replies: 12
Views: 588
Posted By Jope
The machine has a 32bit bus, hence there must be...

The machine has a 32bit bus, hence there must be some RAM for each bit of the bus when it is being accessed.
Forum: support.Hardware 14 September 2020, 12:29
Replies: 20
Views: 561
Posted By Jope
You can do all kinds of other things than WHDLoad...

You can do all kinds of other things than WHDLoad on the Amiga though. I do agree that adding more RAM makes these things nicer, but you can get many things done (one at a time) with 512/512k.
Forum: support.Hardware 14 September 2020, 12:26
Replies: 20
Views: 561
Posted By Jope
Irixlabs has a Zorro II SD card reader. They make...

Irixlabs has a Zorro II SD card reader. They make some solid gear in my experience.

Edu Arana recently completed the parallel port SD card reader project that was featured here by its original...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 September 2020, 09:58
Replies: 42
Views: 2,140
Posted By Jope
Not necessarily, but it will speed up booting. ...

Not necessarily, but it will speed up booting.

Other positive features: bugfixed shell + scsi.device from cold boot.
Forum: support.Hardware 12 September 2020, 08:03
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By Jope
It's not an NTSC incompatibility. Does your...

It's not an NTSC incompatibility.

Does your NMB board have its plastic sheet on the bottom? If not, be sure to isolate it with a piece of cardboard that spans the entire keyboard PCB.

If the...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 September 2020, 06:57
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By Jope
The 3c589 is a good card, also reasonably easy to...

The 3c589 is a good card, also reasonably easy to source.

For wireless, I would not really bother, but apparently people have had success with prism2 based cards such as the Orinoco WaveLAN...
Forum: Hardware mods 10 September 2020, 13:19
Replies: 11
Views: 466
Posted By Jope
Get the PicoPSU-80, it's quite enough for Amiga...

Get the PicoPSU-80, it's quite enough for Amiga use.
Forum: MarketPlace 09 September 2020, 12:48
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By Jope
Sold to hese.

Sold to hese.
Forum: MarketPlace 09 September 2020, 11:46
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By Jope
FS: Golem SCSI with 100MB disk

Z2 Golem SCSI + Quantum ProDrive 105S

Even has the manuals and everything. Natürlich in deutscher Sprache, but you know all about that, don't you.

60e and you pay postage. Open to offers.
...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 September 2020, 11:05
Replies: 18
Views: 1,104
Posted By Jope
Good to hear you finally got it sorted. Old PSUs...

Good to hear you finally got it sorted. Old PSUs can indeed make life a pain. :-)
Forum: support.Hardware 08 September 2020, 07:38
Replies: 42
Views: 2,140
Posted By Jope
Only those two.. 1.4 betas had a requester...

Only those two..

1.4 betas had a requester with a "search every drive" button for many loadable modules, but I'm guessing it killed performance or something because it didn't make it the the...
Forum: Hardware mods 08 September 2020, 06:39
Replies: 11
Views: 829
Posted By Jope
GMK in Germany might be a good source of 9U space...

GMK in Germany might be a good source of 9U space bars. They had to pull it off for the Mega65 project.
Forum: support.Hardware 07 September 2020, 14:35
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By Jope
If you do anything with the computer that makes...

If you do anything with the computer that makes you wait - compile code, pack an archive, an effect in a paint program, search and replace in a long text file etc, you will appreciate the increase in...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 September 2020, 09:38
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By Jope
Web browsing will be awful no matter what CPU you...

Web browsing will be awful no matter what CPU you have. :-)

With the ACA500plus, an important thing to consider is, that the accelerator should have software disable. Then you don't have to rip...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 September 2020, 06:58
Replies: 42
Views: 2,140
Posted By Jope
You are mistaken. It checks the HD for the...

You are mistaken. It checks the HD for the library.

Don't install 3.1.4 on a floppy only machine. On a HD + Fast RAM machine it is fine.
Forum: support.Hardware 06 September 2020, 16:07
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By Jope
Not really a support.hardware question if you are...

Not really a support.hardware question if you are building an emulator system?

Get a fast PC with Windows and run WinUAE. That's the best, most precise emulator.
Forum: support.Hardware 04 September 2020, 06:41
Replies: 50
Views: 1,184
Posted By Jope
Wow. My internal parser totally failed with the...

Wow. My internal parser totally failed with the original post.

I latched on to you saying your clock runs too slow when you're booted into scalos, which is a CIA problem. But now I take it your...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 September 2020, 20:40
Replies: 50
Views: 1,184
Posted By Jope
How does that work though? The RTC is read when...

How does that work though? The RTC is read when startup-sequence is executed with setclock load. After that, the OS does not look at the RTC chip while it's running.

rabidgerry, one thing to try:...
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