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Forum: request.Other 05 March 2012, 17:50
Replies: 4
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Posted By paul2004v
It seems it's a copy protected demo rather than...

It seems it's a copy protected demo rather than just a standard ADF disk image so you can't write it back to a floppy without specialist hardware... Looks like I'm on the lookout for an original AF...
Forum: request.Other 04 March 2012, 23:48
Replies: 4
Views: 1,459
Posted By paul2004v
Thanks for that. Now I've just got to figure out...

Thanks for that. Now I've just got to figure out how to get a 2MB ADF file onto a floppy... Or is this image not the exact one that comes from the original cover disk?

Paul
Forum: request.Other 04 March 2012, 20:37
Replies: 4
Views: 1,459
Posted By paul2004v
Amiga Format Cover Disk 72b Virocop

Does anyone have an image of this disk? If so, could you please put it in the zone? It doesn't seem to be readily available online :-/

Thanks

Paul
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 February 2012, 21:04
Replies: 5
Views: 1,046
Posted By paul2004v
Definitely not part of the full game. I never...

Definitely not part of the full game. I never bought it and this is my original booklet from BITD so there's no other way I'd have got it other than via AF.

A special demo of the game did ship on...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 February 2012, 20:06
Replies: 5
Views: 1,046
Posted By paul2004v
Beneath a Steel Sky ephemera

Hi All,

Going through my Amiga Format magazines, this dropped out of one of them. Unfortunately, the magazine it was in pre-dated Beneath a Steel Sky so I know it doesn't belong to that particular...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 September 2011, 18:06
Replies: 1
Views: 636
Posted By paul2004v
Blizzard SCSI Kit IV component identification help

My SCSI Kit seems to have a broken SCSI interface and looking at the board I think I know why.

There's a glass surface mount diode on board and it seems that the one on my board is burnt out and...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 September 2011, 05:22
Replies: 2
Views: 1,123
Posted By paul2004v
Thanks for that. Although it covers AT/ATX PSU's...

Thanks for that. Although it covers AT/ATX PSU's for the most part, the power consumption information was useful.

It looks like the PSU I have in mind will be plenty for an A1200 with expansions...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 September 2011, 20:46
Replies: 4
Views: 781
Posted By paul2004v
I've been tracking it most of this evening and...

I've been tracking it most of this evening and this is what I've found. There is a correlation between MIPS and power frequency but it is fixed at the point of startup so if you switch on the Amiga...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 September 2011, 19:02
Replies: 2
Views: 1,123
Posted By paul2004v
Suitable PSU replacement to fit inside original brick

I'm currently looking at this http://uk.rs-online.com/web/p/embedded-power-supplies/6295787/

It provides +5/+12/-12V dc at 7; 2.5; 0.65A and is a 65W supply. Looking at the specs, it's suitable...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 September 2011, 18:54
Replies: 4
Views: 781
Posted By paul2004v
Very nice :) I had to look that up. ...

Very nice :) I had to look that up.

Seriously though, I've been tracking the 60 min frequency change data on the National Grid website and testing and re-testing and there does appear to be a...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 September 2011, 17:03
Replies: 4
Views: 781
Posted By paul2004v
Performance of my expanded A1200 changes depending on the time of day...

So it's something I'd noticed years ago but I finally got around to taking a semi-scientific approach to the problem and logging the performance of my A1200 at different times of day.

The spec of...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 September 2011, 21:49
Replies: 7
Views: 1,841
Posted By paul2004v
Why would you not use head cleaning tools to...

Why would you not use head cleaning tools to clean heads of any kind, they're certainly suitable for VCR, audio cassette, 5 1/4" and 3 1/2" drive heads.

I've seen a few people destroy their 5 1/4"...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 September 2011, 14:43
Replies: 7
Views: 1,841
Posted By paul2004v
I was always led to believe that using cotton...

I was always led to believe that using cotton buds to clean drive heads was dangerous as they can leave fibres in the heads therefore irrevocably damaging them. The correct tool for the job is a...
Forum: request.Other 16 September 2011, 22:24
Replies: 12
Views: 3,382
Posted By paul2004v
Thanks very much :D

Thanks very much :D
Forum: request.Other 15 September 2011, 03:06
Replies: 12
Views: 3,382
Posted By paul2004v
Next possibly dumb question, what's the...

Next possibly dumb question, what's the difference between 8.2 (my version) and 8.5 (is it just bugfixes?) and could someone possibly put it in the zone please?

Thanks

Paul
Forum: request.Other 15 September 2011, 02:39
Replies: 12
Views: 3,382
Posted By paul2004v
I've just managed to find a Phase 5 SCSI Kit for...

I've just managed to find a Phase 5 SCSI Kit for my 1230... How do I figure out what ROM version it's running?

UPDATE: Sorry, being dumb... "version 1230scsi.device" is the answer!

Paul
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 September 2011, 01:45
Replies: 5,830
Views: 934,165
Posted By paul2004v
Ummm.... I just bought for and upgraded my A1200...

Ummm.... I just bought for and upgraded my A1200 to Kickstart and Workbench 3.1... Yay.

I'm also awaiting the SCSI Kit for my Phase 5 Blizzard 1230 IV to arrive :)

Happy days!

Paul
Forum: support.Hardware 01 September 2011, 01:34
Replies: 6
Views: 2,237
Posted By paul2004v
I'm a bit late to the party but I've just scanned...

I'm a bit late to the party but I've just scanned in and uploaded a copy of the Trilogic MIDI2 Interface "manual" to my site... I say manual but it's really an A5 bit of paper printed on both...
Forum: support.Apps 27 August 2011, 18:27
Replies: 13
Views: 10,904
Posted By paul2004v
Ok, I appear to have fixed it. I simply...

Ok, I appear to have fixed it.

I simply re-copied the adf image files from my NAS and tried again. Everything worked first time. So it seems that the first attempt to transfer the files mauled the...
Forum: support.Apps 27 August 2011, 16:31
Replies: 13
Views: 10,904
Posted By paul2004v
Hi tomse. I did mention in my OP that the adfs...

Hi tomse. I did mention in my OP that the adfs work in WinUAE. That's why I figured it would be easy enough to write them to disks and have a quick blast on a real Amiga... It's just proving trickier...
Forum: support.Apps 27 August 2011, 16:14
Replies: 13
Views: 10,904
Posted By paul2004v
Well I've scanned the entire hard drive and the...

Well I've scanned the entire hard drive and the two floppies I've been using using VirusZ from vht-dk.dk (http://www.vht-dk.dk/amiga/download.htm) and it reports 0 viruses on the system.

Looking...
Forum: support.Apps 27 August 2011, 05:48
Replies: 13
Views: 10,904
Posted By paul2004v
Hmmmm..... Still not playing :( I can write...

Hmmmm..... Still not playing :(

I can write adf files of discs that I've imaged myself back to disk with no problems.

This is the first time I've tried to write adfs that aren't ADOS format...
Forum: support.Apps 27 August 2011, 05:30
Replies: 13
Views: 10,904
Posted By paul2004v
Thanks for the pointer... No dice I'm afraid.......

Thanks for the pointer... No dice I'm afraid.... I've just tried TransDisk too and they all produce the same result :-/

Very puzzled...

Paul
Forum: support.Apps 27 August 2011, 05:12
Replies: 13
Views: 10,904
Posted By paul2004v
Writing ADF's back to floppies

Ok so I've read plenty of threads on here regarding the subject and as far as I can tell it should be as easy as install TSGui, tell it where the .adf lives and write it back to the floppy.

The...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 15 August 2011, 20:46
Replies: 584
Views: 177,446
Posted By paul2004v
Ummm... new to the software preservation thing...

Ummm... new to the software preservation thing but I have a couple of Arcs that I can use to test with if that helps... I may need pointing in the right direction though...

Paul
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 August 2011, 23:49
Replies: 670
Views: 60,435
Posted By paul2004v
Just got the one A1200 that I had since new...

Just got the one A1200 that I had since new (Commodore branded). Prior to that I had an A500 and a CDTV although the CDTV was so faulty, I traded it in for the A1200...
Forum: request.Apps 14 August 2011, 23:37
Replies: 10
Views: 1,659
Posted By paul2004v
Ok, I've uploaded a licence key to the zone and...

Ok, I've uploaded a licence key to the zone and to my site (http://www.retro-kit.co.uk/page.cfm/content/AGASSM/).

Unzip the file and drop the AGASSM.reg file into either the S: folder or the...
Forum: request.Apps 14 August 2011, 18:55
Replies: 10
Views: 1,659
Posted By paul2004v
Wow! :) What a great reaction!!! I'll sort out a...

Wow! :) What a great reaction!!! I'll sort out a licence key this evening and upload it to my site and the Zone.

Currently 7.24 is the latest version. I'm planning on 7.25 to be an unrestricted...
Forum: request.Apps 13 August 2011, 03:44
Replies: 10
Views: 1,659
Posted By paul2004v
I know I'm three years late to this thread but...

I know I'm three years late to this thread but I'm rebuilding my BB2 environment at the mo so I can release an unrestricted version for all.

I can of course issue a licence key for free in the...
Forum: Member Introductions 06 July 2011, 13:59
Replies: 8
Hi
Views: 1,290
Posted By paul2004v
Hi, Thanks for the welcomes :) @LuMan,...

Hi,

Thanks for the welcomes :)

@LuMan, I only have my A1200 now. It has slightly browning keys but a nice white case :) It's been kept boxed whenever I haven't been using if for long periods so...
Forum: Member Introductions 06 July 2011, 03:22
Replies: 8
Hi
Views: 1,290
Posted By paul2004v
Hi

Just rounding out my Amiga forum memberships by joining the EAB along with some others. Been a long time owner of Amigas from A500 on and currently own my original A1200 OS3.0 with Blizzard 1230 Mk4...
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