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Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 08 November 2019, 12:51
Replies: 6
Views: 1,505
Posted By demolition
I have no idea what was used, however I had since...

I have no idea what was used, however I had since come across another copy (from a different source) of the same game which dumped quite similar, i.e. track 0 as DOS and the rest unknown, so perhaps...
Forum: News 27 October 2019, 17:53
Replies: 71
Views: 19,395
Posted By demolition
The bus in a 1200 is 32 bit wide while PCMCIA...

The bus in a 1200 is 32 bit wide while PCMCIA memory is only 16 bit. That makes it slower but since it is still recognized as fast mem it has higher priority than chip mem and will be used first.
Forum: support.Hardware 21 October 2019, 16:19
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By demolition
A bad PSU could cause all sorts of errors. When a...

A bad PSU could cause all sorts of errors. When a CD32 will not read discs I would normally suspect the laser (a bad laser would also stop it from spinning since it will only start the motor if it...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 October 2019, 15:09
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By demolition
Some of those cheap PSUs have a lot of noise...

Some of those cheap PSUs have a lot of noise which causes all sorts of problems. I used one with my 1541-II which shares the PSU connector with CD32, but when the drive was connected to a C64, there...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 October 2019, 12:35
Replies: 20
Views: 611
Posted By demolition
If you wonder why it is called by that name, it...

If you wonder why it is called by that name, it is because the switch looks a bit like a space invaders character:
https://i.imgur.com/L0vGNNE.jpg
Forum: support.Hardware 20 October 2019, 12:07
Replies: 20
Views: 611
Posted By demolition
And I have one with a Danish keymap.

And I have one with a Danish keymap.
Forum: support.Hardware 19 October 2019, 20:26
Replies: 23
Views: 543
Posted By demolition
There was some discussion regarding the license...

There was some discussion regarding the license so 3.1.4 was pulled back for a few weeks shortly after the initial launch until they got it sorted. I think the only change in the relaunched version...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 October 2019, 12:33
Replies: 23
Views: 543
Posted By demolition
WB3.1 runs fine on KS3.0. If it hangs on startup...

WB3.1 runs fine on KS3.0. If it hangs on startup then WB is either not installed properly or some other software is causing it to hang.
KS3.1 contains a few useful fixes over 3.0 so it is generally...
Forum: project.EAB 18 October 2019, 17:16
Replies: 32
Views: 2,413
Posted By demolition
Firefox says that while the certificate is valid...

Firefox says that while the certificate is valid for the main page, it contains elements from outside *.abime.net which means that it could be leaking information. Hence it will not show a green pad...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 October 2019, 15:46
Replies: 20
Views: 871
Posted By demolition
I have bought cheap 68010s a couple of times from...

I have bought cheap 68010s a couple of times from chinese sellers on ebay and so far they have all been genuine. I know that the more expensive CPUs are often fakes (68060 are probably >95% fakes),...
Forum: Member Introductions 15 October 2019, 21:53
Replies: 12
Views: 948
Posted By demolition
Welcome to EAB, Jan. :) Oh, and you should...

Welcome to EAB, Jan. :)

Oh, and you should probably get rid of the signature as it is not allowed:
http://eab.abime.net/faq.php?faq=eab_rules#faq_eab_signature



I didn't even know that and...
Forum: project.EAB 13 October 2019, 09:35
Replies: 32
Views: 2,413
Posted By demolition
Sure there are 'safe' sites. Nothing is 100%...

Sure there are 'safe' sites. Nothing is 100% obviously but I'll take 99% over 1%. It's like saying you are going to die eventually anyway so you might as well step in front of a car to get it over...
Forum: support.Other 13 October 2019, 05:59
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By demolition
DblPAL should work with that monitor for 640x512...

DblPAL should work with that monitor for 640x512 (which will also scale nicely by 2x to 1280x1024) without flickering and you could also try HighGfx.
Forum: support.Other 13 October 2019, 04:41
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By demolition
Well, there is this one: ...

Well, there is this one:
http://aminet.net/package/driver/moni/HighGFX40_6

You also got SuperPlus and Xtreme if you are using a compatible Indivision scandoubler. Not sure if those modes work...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 October 2019, 23:23
Replies: 2,384
Views: 355,930
Posted By demolition
Take them apart and clean the parts with soap and...

Take them apart and clean the parts with soap and water. I assume it is only on the plastic parts. If it has been there a while then it may have become discolored due to the acid but then you can...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 October 2019, 22:53
Replies: 2,384
Views: 355,930
Posted By demolition
Yeah, I know it is boring to just post a link to...

Yeah, I know it is boring to just post a link to wikipedia, but the first paragraph explains it very well:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Byte

In essence; a byte was not always 8 bits. It started...
Forum: support.Other 29 September 2019, 12:02
Replies: 24
Views: 936
Posted By demolition
If I need to attach archives to emails I...

If I need to attach archives to emails I sometimes remove the file extension completely from the attached archive which generally prevents any mail services from identifying the file as an archive....
Forum: OT - Gaming 25 September 2019, 22:48
Replies: 838
Views: 126,976
Posted By demolition
Freespace 2 for free: ...

Freespace 2 for free:
https://www.gog.com/game/freespace_2
Forum: support.Hardware 11 September 2019, 18:18
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By demolition
I normally use MBRTEST-2 to test memory: ...

I normally use MBRTEST-2 to test memory:
ftp://ftp:any@grandis.nu/TheZone/files/_2013/M1230XA-101%20[MBRtest%20memory%20test%20software%20for%20Akira].zip

Regarding endianness, I thought that...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 September 2019, 16:00
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By demolition
I would think it could be faulty memory/bus/Lisa,...

I would think it could be faulty memory/bus/Lisa, at least for the AGA error. The RTG problem looks kinda like the data was flipped byte-wise. Is it possible some big/little endian switch needs to be...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 September 2019, 14:39
Replies: 28
Views: 1,243
Posted By demolition
There is a PWR-ON wire that needs to be shorted...

There is a PWR-ON wire that needs to be shorted to ground for the PSU to start, but this is connected to the spades on the AmigaKit adapter so it is wired to the power switch.
Modern PSUs have a...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 September 2019, 12:27
Replies: 12
Views: 477
Posted By demolition
I also got myself an A500+ in 1991, and I never...

I also got myself an A500+ in 1991, and I never regret choosing it over the 500. Yes, there was a few compatibility issues but they could usually be worked around in some way, and since I also used...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 September 2019, 21:00
Replies: 12
Views: 477
Posted By demolition
Yes, it was mainly due to the kickstart, however...

Yes, it was mainly due to the kickstart, however using SW like ReLoKick solved most of those issues.
Apart from the KS issues, some older games also required memory to be present in the $c00000 area...
Forum: Collections 10 September 2019, 19:59
Replies: 611
Views: 80,467
Posted By demolition
The page says 50%.

The page says 50%.
Forum: project.EAB 08 September 2019, 16:26
Replies: 32
Views: 2,413
Posted By demolition
HTTPS used to be quite server-heavy due to the...

HTTPS used to be quite server-heavy due to the extra CPU loading but today that is no longer much of an issue. I see no reason not to support HTTPS today on all sites even hobbyist sites like this...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 September 2019, 16:06
Replies: 12
Views: 477
Posted By demolition
After C= launched A500+, they kept selling the...

After C= launched A500+, they kept selling the old A500 but C= reduced the manufacturing costs by using the same board in both models, so that is why all the latest A500s have A500+ boards inside....
Forum: News 05 September 2019, 00:08
Replies: 296
Views: 56,147
Posted By demolition
Perhaps he tapped out from all Amiga related...

Perhaps he tapped out from all Amiga related stuff, including this site?:
Forum: News 04 September 2019, 23:29
Replies: 296
Views: 56,147
Posted By demolition
Guess you should ask the guy behind the original...

Guess you should ask the guy behind the original http://amiga-manuals.xiik.net/ site? :-)
They probably came from a variety of different places.
Forum: support.Hardware 04 September 2019, 15:36
Replies: 14
Views: 445
Posted By demolition
You need an A1200/A4000/CD32 to run AGA software....

You need an A1200/A4000/CD32 to run AGA software. As far as I know, the only way to do that in a 2000 is by using a Vampire accelerator with the beta Gold 3 core which has an AGA core. This is not...
Forum: OT - Technical 04 September 2019, 14:07
Replies: 29
Views: 1,176
Posted By demolition
But if something happens with the motherboard or...

But if something happens with the motherboard or the Optane drive, then I think the HDD can still be used, just slowly? Optane drives should be quite solid, however I would also be mostly worried...
Forum: request.Apps 03 September 2019, 23:11
Replies: 14
Views: 701
Posted By demolition
I looked at disk A and the boot block was empty...

I looked at disk A and the boot block was empty so it is not a bootable disk. Is that what you were trying to do? Perhaps you need to boot into WB first.
Forum: support.Hardware 03 September 2019, 23:08
Replies: 46
Views: 1,257
Posted By demolition
Yes, a higher value means that you are measuring...

Yes, a higher value means that you are measuring through pull-up resistors, ICs or other components where the current can flow. If the schematic says that those points are directly connected, the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 September 2019, 17:57
Replies: 2,384
Views: 355,930
Posted By demolition
The header is called a clock port because it is...

The header is called a clock port because it is the place to add... an RTC. :) It cannot be used for fast RAM. And the header is not always fitted. Some motherboards have it, some don't.
Forum: support.Hardware 02 September 2019, 12:23
Replies: 28
Views: 1,243
Posted By demolition
Yes I have seen that, but it doesn't say anything...

Yes I have seen that, but it doesn't say anything about the duty cycle. My original A2000 PSU doesn't seem to be outputting any tick signal although the remaining voltages are fine.
Forum: support.Hardware 02 September 2019, 12:02
Replies: 28
Views: 1,243
Posted By demolition
Does anyone know that the duty cycle is of the...

Does anyone know that the duty cycle is of the tick signal in the original PSU?
Forum: support.Hardware 01 September 2019, 08:37
Replies: 46
Views: 1,257
Posted By demolition
There should be direct contact between the...

There should be direct contact between the indicated points, so you should see close to 0 ohms (1-2 ohms would also be fine, but no higher than that).
Forum: support.Hardware 01 September 2019, 08:35
Replies: 23
Views: 1,492
Posted By demolition
I also think you should stick with that thought....

I also think you should stick with that thought. I keep replacing the battery on my Indivision A604 since the CR1210 on there doesn't even last half a year, and that is a bit short in my opinion.
Forum: support.Hardware 31 August 2019, 10:34
Replies: 18
Views: 490
Posted By demolition
Desoldering braid needs a proper temperature...

Desoldering braid needs a proper temperature before it will work - higher than what is needed to simply melt the solder, and your iron is simply not beefy enough to heat it up.
Forum: support.Hardware 31 August 2019, 09:25
Replies: 46
Views: 1,257
Posted By demolition
You need to check device manager to find out what...

You need to check device manager to find out what COM port was assigned to your adapter.
Forum: OT - Technical 30 August 2019, 17:35
Replies: 29
Views: 1,176
Posted By demolition
Bluray = Dinosaur? Am I in the wrong forum? :) ...

Bluray = Dinosaur? Am I in the wrong forum? :)
I have an ATAPI DVD-RW drive in my i7-8700K system and I use it quite a bit since it is very good at ripping CDs.



I also have an HD-DVD drive...
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