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Forum: support.Hardware 11 September 2019, 00:05
Replies: 118
Views: 13,282
Posted By Eriond
Hi CrowStudio. Thank you for the kind words. I...

Hi CrowStudio.
Thank you for the kind words. I have kept it a small secret due to some uncertainties, but now I can confirm that the A314 will be on display at the Amiga 34 event in Neuss, Germany!...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 September 2019, 23:52
Replies: 118
Views: 13,282
Posted By Eriond
Hi Som085! Glad that you find this project...

Hi Som085!

Glad that you find this project interesting.:)
There has been a recent minor update of the PCB layout in order to resolve issue #10 and #11. New PCBs are on their way to us from China,...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 September 2019, 23:47
Replies: 118
Views: 13,282
Posted By Eriond
The boards that I have assembled so far, are all...

The boards that I have assembled so far, are all done with a soldering iron. Albeit a good quality one, but in skilled hands that shouldn't matter too much. ;)
I use the "drag soldering" technique...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 June 2019, 20:51
Replies: 118
Views: 13,282
Posted By Eriond
We welcome all comments and criticism. I believe...

We welcome all comments and criticism. I believe those trying to wrap their mind around what kind of beast this actually is, deserve to hear all kind of input, despite it being "good" or "bad".
Of...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 June 2019, 19:18
Replies: 118
Views: 13,282
Posted By Eriond
There are no component differences between b-2...

There are no component differences between b-2 and 1.0. Just some mechanical placement adjustments to make the JTAG connector fit better. (see issue #5 and #9 on GitHub)
Forum: Hardware mods 09 June 2019, 12:05
Replies: 16
Views: 7,156
Posted By Eriond
Maybe this link will shed some more light: ...

Maybe this link will shed some more light:
http://retropcb.com/2018/09/07/the-amiga-500-rev-5-kickstart-upgrade/
Forum: support.Hardware 20 May 2019, 18:07
Replies: 118
Views: 13,282
Posted By Eriond
If I may suggest a build order; start with the DC...

If I may suggest a build order; start with the DC converters in the lower right corner and make sure you get the proper voltages at the test points at the top of the board.
That will ensure, or at...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 April 2019, 00:13
Replies: 118
Views: 13,282
Posted By Eriond
I think, because we're building a co-processor...

I think, because we're building a co-processor for the Amiga, and not a RPi-based Amiga replacement.
Sorry if I sound arrogant, it's not my intention, but I too have sometimes forgotten "the bigger...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 April 2019, 23:51
Replies: 118
Views: 13,282
Posted By Eriond
Thank you for your suggestion. I will make...

Thank you for your suggestion. I will make contact with Lukas to see if there is a common ground for our projects. I will post any such outcome after we have had a proper discussion developer to...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 April 2019, 21:54
Replies: 118
Views: 13,282
Posted By Eriond
I am far from being a software expert, so Niklas...

I am far from being a software expert, so Niklas is the one that could answer this in more depth, but essentially yes, that is how I would imagine it to work. Although we would probably do not need...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 April 2019, 20:47
Replies: 118
Views: 13,282
Posted By Eriond
On the A600, one already has access to the RGA...

On the A600, one already has access to the RGA bus at the trapdoor expansion connector. Guess what I'm planning for next...:agree
Forum: support.Hardware 26 April 2019, 20:18
Replies: 118
Views: 13,282
Posted By Eriond
Regarding the HDMI output; It could, but there...

Regarding the HDMI output; It could, but there are physical limitations. Let me explain:
As you might have seen from the pictures, the A314 is actually a HAT placed on top of the RPi, and then the...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 April 2019, 14:35
Replies: 118
Views: 13,282
Posted By Eriond
Funny enough, that is exactly how this project...

Funny enough, that is exactly how this project started over a year ago. I wanted to make the Amiga my daily driver, so I began thinking about what applications I would need to accomplish that? Today...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 April 2019, 09:10
Replies: 118
Views: 13,282
Posted By Eriond
We have made boot floppies with a very short...

We have made boot floppies with a very short startup-sequence: They basically start up the PiDisk file system, then assign all the system directories over to PI0: and continue the boot process from...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 April 2019, 21:37
Replies: 118
Views: 13,282
Posted By Eriond
I'm no expert on the 32-bit machines, but my...

I'm no expert on the 32-bit machines, but my guess would be that you would not gain that much performance by allowing faster CPU access to chipram. It (the CPU) would still have to wait for the...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 April 2019, 16:48
Replies: 118
Views: 13,282
Posted By Eriond
Although I haven't discussed an A600 version with...

Although I haven't discussed an A600 version with Niklas, I have ordered a reasonable amount of 80-pin 1.27mm pitch card edge connectors...
But for once in my life, I'd like to try and see how it...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 April 2019, 22:37
Replies: 118
Views: 13,282
Posted By Eriond
Post A314 Official thread

it's been a year in the making, but now we have finally released it to the public. The A314 co-processor memory expansion with accompanying software (https://github.com/niklasekstrom/a314).

The...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 April 2019, 15:06
Replies: 20
Views: 615
Posted By Eriond
One might ponder this: Many of the modern PSU...

One might ponder this: Many of the modern PSU modules with three outputs that fit the Amiga requirements, are also often approved for "Medical" use, ie. they are fit to be used in critical...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 April 2019, 00:00
Replies: 20
Views: 615
Posted By Eriond
Post There are a few things you might want to...

There are a few things you might want to consider. First of all, are you up to the task of handling conductors that carry potentially lethal currents? If not, please buy a ready-made PSU in a proper...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 April 2019, 12:43
Replies: 9
Views: 1,053
Posted By Eriond
Sneak preview

A few boards have been made in their latest iteration, beta-2. They work perfectly, hours on end. We have identified one (!) issue where the board wasn't working properly, and that was the...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 April 2019, 10:32
Replies: 1
Views: 145
Posted By Eriond
Question Low-level A600 question about system clocks

Hi.


I have been looking at the A600 schematics over at AmigaWiki.org, to understand how the A600 trapdoor expansion port is designed. I'd really like to explore the possibilities of what could...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 April 2019, 10:16
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By Eriond
Exclamation RAM-less RAM expansion

I came to think about a detail that might affect your solution:


In kickstarts up to 1.2, the detection of RAM expansion was done using a dedicated pin in the trapdoor interface (/EXRAM, if I...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 April 2019, 09:23
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By Eriond
Post I have built a A500 RAM expansion that takes SIMM...

I have built a A500 RAM expansion that takes SIMM modules. If it was connected without populating the SIMMs, it would essentially just be a RTC complement. I could send one to you. PM me your postal...
Forum: Hardware mods 15 January 2019, 20:54
Replies: 121
Views: 15,538
Posted By Eriond
I would pay 15€ for option 1, the fw/license....

I would pay 15€ for option 1, the fw/license. That's because I like to build my own hardware, and adjust it physically so it suits my wishes/needs. But I also acknowledge the effort you have put into...
Forum: News 14 October 2018, 21:10
Replies: 420
Views: 53,074
Posted By Eriond
So happy to see you back in business, Kipper2k! ...

So happy to see you back in business, Kipper2k!
I hope someone picks up large(er) scale production of these, because as our fellow Amigans said above: "We desperately need new keyboards"

What...
Forum: Coders. System 26 August 2018, 15:47
Replies: 14
Views: 3,477
Posted By Eriond
Post Making progress

Here is another picture of the most recent incarnation of our little project:
https://imgur.com/a/n8DuN5T

It's rather well-behaved now, allowing us to stream FMV, have access to the pi's shell...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 August 2018, 19:29
Replies: 1
Views: 386
Posted By Eriond
Did you ever get any help with this? If not, I...

Did you ever get any help with this? If not, I have one of those drives, but won't be able to give you a proper picture until Monday.
Forum: Coders. System 08 June 2018, 21:43
Replies: 14
Views: 3,477
Posted By Eriond
Smile Picture

As Niklas mentioned, all data necessary to build and develop for this "thing", will be publicly available as soon as we feel it's stable and proven working.
Meanwhile, here is a picture from our...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 April 2018, 00:15
Replies: 24
Views: 4,001
Posted By Eriond
I used a colour spectrometer to measure the...

I used a colour spectrometer to measure the inside of a A2000 keyboard case, with the hope it hadn't yellowed as much there. From it I got the reading NCS S 2005-Y40R...
Forum: Hardware mods 09 April 2018, 14:34
Replies: 41
Views: 17,762
Posted By Eriond
No need to be sorry for posting relevant...

No need to be sorry for posting relevant information about a computer that´s 30+ years old. This thread is new-born in comparison with the computer it's about. :-)
Besides, those were really...
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 01 January 2018, 14:47
Replies: 20
Views: 6,653
Posted By Eriond
With 'recent enough', could you give me a version...

With 'recent enough', could you give me a version that is verified?
I'm currently on 8.51.5

Edit:

Never mind, I figured out how to upgrade (thougt that was done automatically), and now on...
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 01 January 2018, 14:35
Replies: 20
Views: 6,653
Posted By Eriond
Now I'm necroposting big time here, but... Is...

Now I'm necroposting big time here, but...
Is this feature still available in 3.5 x64?
(Because I just dug up my old G15 and refurbished it, solely to use with WinUAE :-)
Forum: Hardware mods 16 June 2017, 22:45
Replies: 4,059
Views: 413,792
Posted By Eriond
A question to those with in-depth processor...

A question to those with in-depth processor knowledge:
Reading the '040 manual @ page 11-3, it mentions a BCLK cycle time of min. 25ns. If I understand the bus operation properly, it takes two BCLK...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 May 2017, 00:53
Replies: 15
Views: 8,238
Posted By Eriond
Sorry about the necroposting, but I just wanted...

Sorry about the necroposting, but I just wanted you to know that there is a 3D-printable replacement part for the A590 available:
https://grabcad.com/library/a590-top-casing-1

Maybe there's...
Forum: support.OtherUAE 20 March 2016, 21:53
Replies: 145
Views: 68,716
Posted By Eriond
@ dR_wH0: That's a great idea! Please share your...

@ dR_wH0: That's a great idea! Please share your image with the rest of us, I'm sure it will be much appreciated.

And as Chips suggested, let's continue this at...
Forum: support.OtherUAE 13 March 2016, 17:57
Replies: 145
Views: 68,716
Posted By Eriond
Ok, great! I'll give that a try. What are the...

Ok, great! I'll give that a try.
What are the prerequisites? Is it a plain Raspbian or could I use the "lite" version?
I like to keep things to a minimum; no need for a full-blown linux dist, when...
Forum: support.OtherUAE 11 March 2016, 21:17
Replies: 145
Views: 68,716
Posted By Eriond
For a Linux noob, could you give me (and those...

For a Linux noob, could you give me (and those alike) a short step-by-step on how to do that?

/e
Forum: support.Hardware 07 February 2015, 12:08
Replies: 408
Views: 51,557
Posted By Eriond
Are there any hardware multiplier blocks in the...

Are there any hardware multiplier blocks in the Altera device you use? (I'm not familiar with Altera)
In such case you could accelerate the softcores mult instructions, and thereby speed up the mp3...
Forum: Hardware mods 27 October 2013, 22:13
Replies: 142
Views: 65,868
Posted By Eriond
Argh!

I just had a closer look to why I never got this mod to work properly.
It never had anything to do with the adapter, or soldering the LED either way around.
It was just me who thought I was so...
Forum: Hardware mods 30 March 2011, 22:25
Replies: 22
Views: 9,798
Posted By Eriond
Post New findings

I have now replaced the socket on my A2000 mobo, and I put a 3M ZIF since I figured I have a lot of testing ahead...

I have tried various releases of kickstarts, and as far as I can see the...
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