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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 June 2018, 21:20
Replies: 197
Views: 8,374
Posted By MigaTech
Nice to see that some of us stop at nothing to...

Nice to see that some of us stop at nothing to make our retro hardware computer collection the ultimate! Very pleased for you. Nice investment too, that machine is like Amiga, it shall never...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 June 2018, 20:08
Replies: 197
Views: 8,374
Posted By MigaTech
I agree strongly with this, the Amiga was always...

I agree strongly with this, the Amiga was always better somehow, even when I was using Atari ST and such like, they didn't appeal the same way.



I only ever saw one Archimedes and TBH it came...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 June 2018, 14:08
Replies: 197
Views: 8,374
Posted By MigaTech
Big box machine, is that really fair?

Big box machine, is that really fair?
Forum: Hardware mods 15 June 2018, 14:05
Replies: 164
Views: 13,388
Posted By MigaTech
Still impressive how complicated this early 90's...

Still impressive how complicated this early 90's tech was when you see the board in all its beauty! Nice work Chucky.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 June 2018, 14:02
Replies: 197
Views: 8,374
Posted By MigaTech
Would this be a fair comparison? If Amiga...

Would this be a fair comparison?

If Amiga and Atari ST were super cars, then Amiga would be Aston Martin and Atari ST would be Maserati. Superb quality cars, yet one clearly out shines the other....
Forum: support.Hardware 13 June 2018, 15:06
Replies: 20
Views: 876
Posted By MigaTech
This maybe true, yet you cannot deny that by...

This maybe true, yet you cannot deny that by persons such as myself who custom build Tower Amiga computers, it helps to continue preservation of all Amiga systems. Not only by fabricating them into...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 June 2018, 13:08
Replies: 20
Views: 876
Posted By MigaTech
It seems to me that what you want to gain from...

It seems to me that what you want to gain from your A500 is not really sensible, unless you are upgrading an A1200.

The benefits of A1200 are exponential to the A500. If you opt for Custom...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 June 2018, 15:11
Replies: 17
Views: 663
Posted By MigaTech
Pin 12 is plus 5v and is used to supply the...

Pin 12 is plus 5v and is used to supply the joystick and mouse ports. You could use another 5v supply feed, only make sure ratings are similar to Pin 12.
Forum: Member Introductions 31 May 2018, 11:31
Replies: 2
Views: 716
Posted By MigaTech
Welcome to EAB this is indeed a great forum for...

Welcome to EAB this is indeed a great forum for everything Amiga. It is always good to see a returning original user. Just goes to show the real power of Amiga, it never really leaves you!
Forum: support.Hardware 30 May 2018, 13:24
Replies: 17
Views: 663
Posted By MigaTech
Funny you should state this, as I have never...

Funny you should state this, as I have never thought about the Black referring as a non official Amiga error colour code. From now on I am going to adopt this reference! :great



Yet again you...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 May 2018, 11:41
Replies: 17
Views: 663
Posted By MigaTech
Before you remove any of those ICs try reseating...

Before you remove any of those ICs try reseating them. Over time they work loose and this can cause sudden failures and/or non booting systems. Just push down evenly on each chip on the motherboard...
Forum: Amiga websites reviews 29 May 2018, 21:20
Replies: 2
Views: 654
Posted By MigaTech
Thanks for clarification and yes you are correct,...

Thanks for clarification and yes you are correct, they have done some work on pages. It is back up and running again now, must of been routine maintenance.
Forum: support.Hardware 29 May 2018, 21:16
Replies: 17
Views: 663
Posted By MigaTech
This was the reason why I mentioned the CIAs as a...

This was the reason why I mentioned the CIAs as a possibility.



Although I have got to admit, I didn't know about this! :crazy Thanks Daedalus!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 May 2018, 21:04
Replies: 34
Views: 2,337
Posted By MigaTech
Yes agreed Pitstop II was a great title. Althouh...

Yes agreed Pitstop II was a great title. Althouh wasn't it Pole Position on Acorn that started this all off? You can bet it was games like these mentioned here that helped to spawn classics, such as...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 May 2018, 13:25
Replies: 17
Views: 663
Posted By MigaTech
Yes you have indeed pointed this out before...

Yes you have indeed pointed this out before Daedalus, my bad, sorry. I just get ahead of myself sometimes. I am so used to working with early A500s and the later A1200s, that I can get mixed up with...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 May 2018, 13:00
Replies: 34
Views: 2,337
Posted By MigaTech
The Great America Cross Country Road Race,...

The Great America Cross Country Road Race, (Activision 1985.) Really enjoyed playing this video game, specially when experiencing the night sections. Just awesome playability.

...
Forum: Amiga websites reviews 29 May 2018, 12:39
Replies: 2
Views: 654
Posted By MigaTech
Amigakit offline?

Anyone else not able to log onto Amigakit? This is all it displays when trying to access website:


1017 - Can't find file: './leaman_amigakit/configuration.frm' (errno: 13)

select...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 May 2018, 12:16
Replies: 17
Views: 663
Posted By MigaTech
This A2K can be fixed, so please do not bin it!...

This A2K can be fixed, so please do not bin it! Black screen usually means NO CPU detected. If the keyboard is responding this is a good sign. Check the CAPS LOCK LED is that blinking when powering...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 May 2018, 16:09
Replies: 24
Views: 1,179
Posted By MigaTech
Thank you Amifan23 it is good to know you have...

Thank you Amifan23 it is good to know you have come to a decision and feel these issues require no further attention. Maybe you shall return to original Amiga hardware again someday, as you stated. ...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 May 2018, 15:52
Replies: 12
Views: 428
Posted By MigaTech
Although the link you used stated (In Stock) I...

Although the link you used stated (In Stock) I think you would find that it is an old link and that they no longer offer this item.

Your A600 can easily be repaired and as stated Daedalus is your...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 May 2018, 22:59
Replies: 12
Views: 428
Posted By MigaTech
@r-giskard-reven, Take Daedalus up on his offer!!...

@r-giskard-reven, Take Daedalus up on his offer!! This is one member that really does know his stuff and not just about Amiga computers. I was going to mention his name in an earlier post, but I...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 May 2018, 21:14
Replies: 12
Views: 428
Posted By MigaTech
This is worth a try. As you probably know...

This is worth a try. As you probably know kipper2k is like the Amiga 500, a true legend in the Amiga community!! You can bet that if he has tried this and succeeded, then it is worth a try.

You...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 May 2018, 21:02
Replies: 625
Views: 30,082
Posted By MigaTech
Someone beat you to it back in 2012 take a look...

Someone beat you to it back in 2012 take a look at this and think, just maybe it could have been the Next Gen Amiga?

Yeah right with an i7 in there!! The only thing related to Amiga is the name...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 May 2018, 20:41
Replies: 12
Views: 428
Posted By MigaTech
Not a problem. One other thing to mention,...

Not a problem.

One other thing to mention, your 3.1 ROM if I remember correctly the reason it has extra pins is because, it could be a duel booting ROM. It might have 1.3 and 3.1 on there....
Forum: support.Hardware 25 May 2018, 20:20
Replies: 12
Views: 428
Posted By MigaTech
Do you still have your old 2.0 ROM to try in this...

Do you still have your old 2.0 ROM to try in this A600?

Also check caps for leakage over trace lines. Usually shows discolouring around the base of capacitors.

Another point to mention is the...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 May 2018, 12:26
Replies: 24
Views: 1,179
Posted By MigaTech
The Molex connector on the HDD is male and from...

The Molex connector on the HDD is male and from what you are stating, they must of soldered directly to this, rather than using a connector. Which isn't the correct way to do it.

The Y splitter...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 May 2018, 00:35
Replies: 24
Views: 1,179
Posted By MigaTech
Thank you Amifan23 I appreciate your kind...

Thank you Amifan23 I appreciate your kind comments. Akira and I shall always be able to put aside any differences. It was just a slight misunderstanding, nothing more. Perhaps I should of worded...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 May 2018, 23:23
Replies: 24
Views: 1,179
Posted By MigaTech
To answer this sensibly and avoid anymore...

To answer this sensibly and avoid anymore misunderstanding, what I meant by control, is that the OP and I have been sorting this Amiga out over the last few days. He hasn't really been speaking to...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 May 2018, 20:24
Replies: 24
Views: 1,179
Posted By MigaTech
@Akira, the OP is still learning and doesn't have...

@Akira, the OP is still learning and doesn't have much experience, Hence why I was helping him to build up a cable. It is possible to do all this from just one cable, only the OP doesn't have the...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 May 2018, 12:17
Replies: 24
Views: 1,179
Posted By MigaTech
The IDE adapter is the exact one I thought it...

The IDE adapter is the exact one I thought it might be. I also assumed the HDD would be low capacity. Just didn't want to comment before hand, in case they wasn't.

Anyways, one again you offer...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 May 2018, 11:52
Replies: 13
Views: 622
Posted By MigaTech
The motherboard with the audio issue could be...

The motherboard with the audio issue could be down to failing op amps. If the cap replacement was done correctly then op amp is the next area of inspection.

Also if any traces have been damaged...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 May 2018, 11:37
Replies: 625
Views: 30,082
Posted By MigaTech
The Coldfire in some ways was restricted over the...

The Coldfire in some ways was restricted over the original 68K. The 68K has a slightly different code format which they simplified on the Coldfire and this causes issues, when coding for...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 May 2018, 20:00
Replies: 75
Views: 4,026
Posted By MigaTech
What an excellent post, yes I guess you are right...

What an excellent post, yes I guess you are right DamienD he would have to use both, it is quite obvious when you think about it. How silly of me.:lol

@Dunny, yes I was aware that Toni wasn't the...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 May 2018, 13:59
Replies: 75
Views: 4,026
Posted By MigaTech
It would be interesting to know what the original...

It would be interesting to know what the original creator of winUAE thinks of this question? Does Toni Wilen still use Amiga hardware or just winUAE?


@Glen M, interesting post.
Forum: support.Hardware 20 May 2018, 13:33
Replies: 24
Views: 1,179
Posted By MigaTech
Hmm, that looks quite a bad job whoever installed...

Hmm, that looks quite a bad job whoever installed that drive. I am amazed it ever worked. You are correct it wouldn't detect unless all cables were connected again. I thought maybe you could have had...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 May 2018, 03:12
Replies: 24
Views: 1,179
Posted By MigaTech
This is good, at least we know the Amiga is...

This is good, at least we know the Amiga is working OK and no IC issues. The drive looks to be a strange choice for that A500, it looks like a low capacity type. They must of selected this one for...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 May 2018, 19:32
Replies: 24
Views: 1,179
Posted By MigaTech
It is hard to say without knowing which IDE...

It is hard to say without knowing which IDE adapter you have in your Amiga. Do you know what type IDE adapter is installed? Whichever one it is, it must be piggy backing the 68K.

Could you open...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 May 2018, 12:14
Replies: 68
Views: 9,605
Posted By MigaTech
My first Towered Amiga was the Infinitiv Powered...

My first Towered Amiga was the Infinitiv Powered by Amiga logo version, I added the BPPC to it. This was in 1998, Anyways in 2000 I removed the BPPC when doing so, I caught the Accelerator on the...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 May 2018, 09:30
Replies: 24
Views: 1,179
Posted By MigaTech
When you first power the Amiga on does the screen...

When you first power the Amiga on does the screen flicker or stay solid black? Also what does the CAPS LED do? Sometimes the CAPS LED offers a flashing code, indicating something has failed and/or an...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 May 2018, 00:05
Replies: 63
Views: 3,172
Posted By MigaTech
Yes they are simply Amazing. Problem is they are...

Yes they are simply Amazing. Problem is they are extremely rare and frighteningly expensive!! I bought my first one in 1998 for £480 and my second one, cost even more than the first.

Nowadays, you...
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