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Forum: support.Hardware 12 March 2020, 19:17
Replies: 15
Views: 687
Posted By Wrangler
I've tried using an ATX power supply (with...

I've tried using an ATX power supply (with significant amps on the 5v line) with an A3000T via an adaptor I made, but the machine struggled to get enough power even to display the insert floppy...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 March 2020, 22:18
Replies: 3,854
Views: 401,674
Posted By Wrangler
Ones with fans to cool the PMC card are...

Ones with fans to cool the PMC card are definitely to be preferred but it looks like it ought to work as there are no obvious bridge chips on it. There's no 3.3v converter which might mean you'll...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 February 2020, 17:47
Replies: 53
Views: 2,206
Posted By Wrangler
@Torsti76: you have mail

@Torsti76: you have mail
Forum: support.Hardware 23 February 2020, 11:55
Replies: 53
Views: 2,206
Posted By Wrangler
I'm adding here my findings for how to get EHCI...

I'm adding here my findings for how to get EHCI on USB working (sort of*) using ArakAttack on Prometheus with Firestorm firmware:


You need a valid ArakAttack registration keyfile. Guido...
Forum: Hardware mods 21 February 2020, 18:58
Replies: 429
Views: 422,057
Posted By Wrangler
PC HD floppy

I found what looked like a regular Sony MPF920-C in some stuff I bought recently, but on opening it up, I found it has been heavily modded. Putting into my A4000T shows that this PC drive can read...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 February 2020, 21:53
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By Wrangler
Follow the what? Instructions?! :laughing ...

Follow the what? Instructions?! :laughing

But seriously, thanks guys, that was amazing. All fixed and IDE drive removed. Thanks! :great
Forum: support.Hardware 19 February 2020, 20:32
Replies: 53
Views: 2,206
Posted By Wrangler
Just to add on this: you can see my video of...

Just to add on this: you can see my video of upgrading the firmware on the Prometheus on YT. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4uJCtv1uLo
Forum: support.Hardware 18 February 2020, 21:44
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By Wrangler
@daedalus: That is inspired!! :bowdown I...

@daedalus: That is inspired!! :bowdown I wouldn't have thought of that in a million years.


I think you may be onto something. Having looked at the RDBs for both disk, the IDE disk is running...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 February 2020, 15:45
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By Wrangler
Guru on boot after hard drive removed

Hi,


I have an A4000T with my boot harddrive on a CyberSCSI cable and a second harddrive on IDE. With both drives in place, the system works perfectly.


If I remove the IDE drive, the system...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 January 2020, 13:33
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By Wrangler
To start with the simple stuff, is the SCSI chain...

To start with the simple stuff, is the SCSI chain properly terminated at both ends with power being applied to the terminators? (Lack of proper termination causes all sorts of weird errors)
Forum: support.Hardware 11 January 2020, 13:23
Replies: 3,854
Views: 401,674
Posted By Wrangler
@AMike It's on the wiki here:...

@AMike It's on the wiki here: https://github.com/Sakura-IT/SonnetAmiga/wiki/Installing-a-Rapture-card#bridge-card
Forum: Coders. General 06 January 2020, 10:52
Replies: 3
Views: 695
Posted By Wrangler
Thanks guys

Thanks guys
Forum: Coders. General 05 January 2020, 09:38
Replies: 3
Views: 695
Posted By Wrangler
Warp 3D questions

A couple of questions the W3D docs are a bit vague on. Would welcome any insights:

1. In general, is Indirect mode faster or slower than locking the hardware, drawing the objects for the frame and...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 December 2019, 21:33
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By Wrangler
Have you tried buying a Buster 11 recently? Not...

Have you tried buying a Buster 11 recently? Not so easy to find.
Forum: support.Hardware 10 November 2019, 18:08
Replies: 11
Views: 437
Posted By Wrangler
I believe the normal signalling range is between...

I believe the normal signalling range is between +-15v but equipment must be able to cope with +-25v. Sounds like your PC adaptor isn't properly RS232 compatible.
Forum: support.Hardware 10 November 2019, 15:51
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By Wrangler
In fairness, I reached out to him to ask if there...

In fairness, I reached out to him to ask if there was a way to get the combo to work...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 November 2019, 11:26
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By Wrangler
Yes. I tried the combination of A500, ACA500+,...

Yes. I tried the combination of A500, ACA500+, accelerator (I think a B1230IV) and a Mediator, with the intention of adding a 1GHz capable 750FX PPC just for laffs :D

But it doesn't work. Having...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 November 2019, 23:17
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By Wrangler
I'd want to clean out the power socket with...

I'd want to clean out the power socket with isopropyl alcohol as a first step. The symptoms you describe could be bad power distribution from the socket - the motherboard browns out. It's a common...
Forum: support.Apps 12 October 2019, 17:59
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By Wrangler
How well cooled is the Voodoo? And are you...

How well cooled is the Voodoo? And are you overclocking it? I am thinking this could be a hardware problem, not software. Put a fan on that Voodoo (even just a desk fan pointing at it with the...
Forum: support.Apps 12 October 2019, 16:57
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By Wrangler
Hiya, just to check you are using the latest...

Hiya, just to check you are using the latest version of the Warp3D libs?

Otherwise, I don't think you are doing anything wrong that I can see (although I don't have 3.1.4). Have you tried other...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 October 2019, 16:51
Replies: 3,854
Views: 401,674
Posted By Wrangler
Nice modding @starship! If that's the...

Nice modding @starship!

If that's the gettemp I wrote for the 750FX bear in mind that the temp function on the chip is highly unreliable. Although it looks like it's saying something sensible for...
Forum: Hardware mods 11 October 2019, 18:25
Replies: 61
Views: 16,576
Posted By Wrangler
I very much doubt it - and why would you want an...

I very much doubt it - and why would you want an A3k ROM in an AA3000+ as it won't know about AGA (or the DSP if you can ever find one of those).
Forum: support.Hardware 06 September 2019, 20:03
Replies: 3,854
Views: 401,674
Posted By Wrangler
@drluking I've never used a K1/M1 but I have...

@drluking

I've never used a K1/M1 but I have set up Sonnet, Rapture and Ragnarok systems. In my experience, there are only 3 things that make systems unstable with the library now that it's very...
Forum: Hardware mods 08 July 2019, 22:34
Replies: 61
Views: 16,576
Posted By Wrangler
Err, the RE3000 thread is also on EAB...

Err, the RE3000 thread is also on EAB support/support.hardware/hardware mods!
Forum: support.Hardware 02 July 2019, 18:55
Replies: 16
Views: 776
Posted By Wrangler
On USB, bear in mind that the answer depends on...

On USB, bear in mind that the answer depends on what you want to use it for. For flash drives and the like, the mediator route is a good one. But if you want to run a USB sound card, for example,...
Forum: Hardware mods 10 June 2019, 21:47
Replies: 61
Views: 16,576
Posted By Wrangler
At least an ATX power socket would help avoid...

At least an ATX power socket would help avoid having adapters for the PSU and give 3.3v direct to the MB...
Forum: Hardware mods 10 June 2019, 21:30
Replies: 61
Views: 16,576
Posted By Wrangler
Oh man! I want one... where do I sign up? ...

Oh man! I want one... where do I sign up?

@hedeon: can your PPC lib work with this PCI bridge?
Forum: Amiga scene 29 May 2019, 21:17
Replies: 50
Views: 2,642
Posted By Wrangler
1..Mark Sealey 2..Dan Wood 3..Trixster 4....

1..Mark Sealey
2..Dan Wood
3..Trixster
4. Phantasm
5. AJCopland
6. Bips
7. Wrangler

I'd second trixster's point about timing - it's a 2+hour drive for me
Forum: Amiga scene 27 May 2019, 22:17
Replies: 50
Views: 2,642
Posted By Wrangler
I'm a potential too - not that I live near...

I'm a potential too - not that I live near Nottingham! Depends on the date though...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 May 2019, 22:17
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By Wrangler
Have you installed FAT or NTFS filesystems on the...

Have you installed FAT or NTFS filesystems on the Amiga?

Eg:
http://aminet.net/package/disk/misc/fat95
http://aminet.net/package/disk/misc/ntfs_0.9

I think those are the right ones.
Forum: Amiga scene 07 May 2019, 22:31
Replies: 116
Views: 15,343
Posted By Wrangler
Yes - there are a few steps to go through though

Yes - there are a few steps to go through though
Forum: support.Hardware 06 May 2019, 11:14
Replies: 3,854
Views: 401,674
Posted By Wrangler
@drluking: Based on what you've done the volts...

@drluking: Based on what you've done the volts would seem to be OK now. As you are getting random crashes after a while of operating, my next guess would be heat. Those Voodoos chuck out a lot of...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 May 2019, 22:57
Replies: 3,854
Views: 401,674
Posted By Wrangler
@drluking This is the kind of thing I made. ...

@drluking

This is the kind of thing I made. I'm not going to give instructions because (with no disrepect to you or anyone else reading this) if you don't know how to make one of these, you...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 April 2019, 22:23
Replies: 3,854
Views: 401,674
Posted By Wrangler
Looking back now, almost all the problems I had...

Looking back now, almost all the problems I had setting up a working system were down to bad power. The first thing is that modern PSUs have low currents on the 5V line. The AT PSU ought to be...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 April 2019, 16:54
Replies: 3,854
Views: 401,674
Posted By Wrangler
If you have followed the set up instructions on...

If you have followed the set up instructions on the wiki step by step and you're still getting crashes, you're problem is poor power distribution to the cpu IMHO. You may need to try a different ATX...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 April 2019, 19:56
Replies: 116
Views: 15,343
Posted By Wrangler
I dunno - this is right up there. Especially the...

I dunno - this is right up there. Especially the 3d parts on disk 2. Both this and The Fall are real treats.

Congrats to TBL on another ace demo!
Forum: MarketPlace 07 April 2019, 13:38
Replies: 0
Views: 245
Posted By Wrangler
Wanted: Amiga 2000 motherboard

Hi all,

I'm looking for a working A2000 motherboard, so one where the Zorro and CPU slots are working fine and no (or repaired) batt damage.



Send me a PM if you have one for sale

...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 March 2019, 22:22
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By Wrangler
Thanks gulliver. Shame though!

Thanks gulliver. Shame though!
Forum: support.Hardware 16 March 2019, 21:43
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By Wrangler
Thylacine/Poseidon/Flash drives problem

I've set up a Thylacine (full length version) in an A3000 with Poseidon. It seems to work fine with hubs and USB mice for example, but I'm getting lots of problems with mass storage devices ie flash...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 March 2019, 20:58
Replies: 3,854
Views: 401,674
Posted By Wrangler
I certainly agree about the heat in Voodoo 3s -...

I certainly agree about the heat in Voodoo 3s - active cooling is a VERY good idea. :agree



I'd be very surprised if the positioning of a Voodoo 4 compared to the K1 makes any difference...
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