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Forum: support.Hardware 21 August 2019, 13:03
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By Jope
Games hardly ever use the Amiga's full resolution...

Games hardly ever use the Amiga's full resolution like you have configured for your workbench. They will always be all over the place, not centered, sometimes only 200 pixels high and so on.

For...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 August 2019, 15:42
Replies: 38
Views: 1,148
Posted By Jope
The courses are tall bitmaps rendered with a...

The courses are tall bitmaps rendered with a VAX-11/780, then touched up by hand.
Forum: support.Hardware 19 August 2019, 11:23
Replies: 34
Views: 456
Posted By Jope
Are your power supply voltages good? Perhaps the...

Are your power supply voltages good? Perhaps the Cumana drives are loading down the system.

Are they the tall Chinon mechs or the slimmer PC style mechs?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 18 August 2019, 19:38
Replies: 41
Views: 852
Posted By Jope
Soarer's converter is a good one.

Soarer's converter is a good one.
Forum: support.Hardware 18 August 2019, 18:59
Replies: 7
Views: 142
Posted By Jope
The drives always click when empty. You...

The drives always click when empty.

You should always power off the computer before attaching anything to it, especially extra drives. You may burn your CIA otherwise.

I don't understand your...
Forum: News 17 August 2019, 22:19
Replies: 71
Views: 5,567
Posted By Jope
Don't buy it if it's not compatible with your...

Don't buy it if it's not compatible with your views. Everyone is free to license their stuff as they please.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 August 2019, 08:31
Replies: 2,308
Views: 342,114
Posted By Jope
My guess is also the AdIDE.

My guess is also the AdIDE.
Forum: News 16 August 2019, 21:23
Replies: 399
Views: 45,190
Posted By Jope
The Microgramma font is rather striking on these....

The Microgramma font is rather striking on these. The original square keycap Microgramma keyboard is absolutely hideous to type on though. :-)
Forum: support.Hardware 16 August 2019, 19:51
Replies: 725
Views: 214,542
Posted By Jope
Mmm no, if you want to be proper, the end with...

Mmm no, if you want to be proper, the end with the longest length to the middle connector goes to the motherboard, middle = slave, end with shortest length to middle = master.

But as said, you can...
Forum: Hardware pics 16 August 2019, 19:49
Replies: 2
Views: 179
Posted By Jope
FlashFloppy and HxC. Just because I want to stay...

FlashFloppy and HxC. Just because I want to stay current on both.

Both are working choices.
Forum: support.Hardware 16 August 2019, 12:32
Replies: 725
Views: 214,542
Posted By Jope
Polled IO, level 0. The slowest IDE protocol. ...

Polled IO, level 0. The slowest IDE protocol.

https://www.phildev.net/ata-modes.html
Forum: Amiga scene 16 August 2019, 09:15
Replies: 19
Views: 453
Posted By Jope
Just make an image of it, back that image up...

Just make an image of it, back that image up elsewhere, make sure you don't write to them. Once it's out of your hands, there's no guarantee that no-one will mess with the drive's contents..
Forum: support.Hardware 16 August 2019, 09:13
Replies: 725
Views: 214,542
Posted By Jope
The master should go on the end, but with PIO0...

The master should go on the end, but with PIO0 IDE it often doesn't matter.
Forum: support.Hardware 14 August 2019, 18:38
Replies: 16
Views: 361
Posted By Jope
The Amiga also outputs TTL RGB, but the important...

The Amiga also outputs TTL RGB, but the important thing to understand here is, that most of the shades will be missing due to only two intensities per colour component being transmitted over TTL RGB.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 August 2019, 14:37
Replies: 41
Views: 852
Posted By Jope
Still haven't given up my steel spring...

Still haven't given up my steel spring Competition Pros.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 August 2019, 12:35
Replies: 24
Views: 926
Posted By Jope
Yeah, I used to hate them, but have now realised...

Yeah, I used to hate them, but have now realised they have opened the joy of cycling to people who didn't consider doing it before.

I just read about a study where they found out that e-bikers...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 August 2019, 12:14
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By Jope
It would be possible, the gotek drives use a...

It would be possible, the gotek drives use a derivative of this for the selector app.

Very slow.

With os2.0 onwards it would be possible to have this kind of hard drive emulate a small boot...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 August 2019, 08:19
Replies: 24
Views: 926
Posted By Jope
Nah, not going to get an e-bike. I don't need to...

Nah, not going to get an e-bike. I don't need to be convinced about how nice it is to ride a bike. :-D

A friend of mine offered me a specialized rockhopper for cheap. Perhaps I should take him up...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 August 2019, 19:34
Replies: 9
Views: 162
Posted By Jope
The A500 needs a different eject button / drive...

The A500 needs a different eject button / drive height than the A600/1200, so it's a good idea to order one that fits your machine.

One thing you could try is to use some sewing machine oil to...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 August 2019, 18:30
Replies: 9
Views: 162
Posted By Jope
If the floppy drive's LED is constantly on with...

If the floppy drive's LED is constantly on with the data cable unplugged, then your drive is broken. :-)

Sometimes they can be revived by replacing all electrolytic caps in the drive, but not...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 August 2019, 18:27
Replies: 5
Views: 118
Posted By Jope
Was is inspected in any way during recapping?

Was is inspected in any way during recapping?
Forum: support.Hardware 11 August 2019, 16:02
Replies: 5
Views: 118
Posted By Jope
Ah, I missed the spot where you said you tried...

Ah, I missed the spot where you said you tried multiple PSUs.

Ok, cap leakage has probably cut some traces near the op amp section.
Forum: support.Hardware 11 August 2019, 15:58
Replies: 9
Views: 162
Posted By Jope
What happens if you unplug the floppy drive's...

What happens if you unplug the floppy drive's data cable and try to power it up? It will take a while longer for it to start, but it will boot up eventually.

PS. if you have old warez disks you...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 August 2019, 15:56
Replies: 5
Views: 118
Posted By Jope
Did you measure the -12V line from your power...

Did you measure the -12V line from your power supply?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 August 2019, 13:33
Replies: 24
Views: 926
Posted By Jope
Mountain biking, glider planes. These days I no...

Mountain biking, glider planes. These days I no longer fly and my bike is a boring old hybrid commuter. :-D
Forum: Hardware mods 10 August 2019, 18:18
Replies: 16
Views: 6,373
Posted By Jope
Up to 2.05 comes in mask ROM versions. I had a...

Up to 2.05 comes in mask ROM versions. I had a 37.175 mask ROM in my A500 rev 5 as a kid, no stability problems, no additional resistor networks. The only thing needed was a 1-31 jumper when using a...
Forum: Hardware mods 08 August 2019, 15:32
Replies: 16
Views: 6,373
Posted By Jope
1.2 and 1.3 mask roms.

1.2 and 1.3 mask roms.
Forum: Amiga scene 31 July 2019, 12:02
Replies: 32
Views: 2,194
Posted By Jope
Unpack a large lha and you will notice the...

Unpack a large lha and you will notice the difference. I want more speeeeddddd
Forum: News 28 July 2019, 12:24
Replies: 1,239
Views: 247,421
Posted By Jope
With 2.x and newer entering the early startup...

With 2.x and newer entering the early startup menu is one choice.
Forum: support.Hardware 26 July 2019, 09:34
Replies: 398
Views: 201,245
Posted By Jope
And you pressed return after typing in the value?

And you pressed return after typing in the value?
Forum: support.Hardware 26 July 2019, 09:31
Replies: 25
Views: 1,209
Posted By Jope
It only talks about the RF-332, so it's easy to...

It only talks about the RF-332, so it's easy to miss. I'll edit the title to show this other model too.

http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=50077
Forum: support.Hardware 26 July 2019, 08:34
Replies: 25
Views: 1,209
Posted By Jope
Thanks for the report, I'll add it to the belt...

Thanks for the report, I'll add it to the belt thread.
Forum: Hardware mods 25 July 2019, 14:18
Replies: 423
Views: 386,871
Posted By Jope
Try arte and see if it boots. It is possible that...

Try arte and see if it boots. It is possible that the daughterboard did the pin swap in your machine.
Forum: Hardware mods 25 July 2019, 06:58
Replies: 9
Views: 696
Posted By Jope
No, you would have to get the signals from...

No, you would have to get the signals from various points on the motherboard. Many are available on the CPU.
Forum: support.WinUAE 23 July 2019, 12:39
Replies: 17
Views: 1,027
Posted By Jope
You can selectively upgrade parts of your...

You can selectively upgrade parts of your Kickstart ROM with LoadModule. You must have the newer modules on your hard disk and then LoadModule will load them into RAM in a special way so that the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 July 2019, 12:34
Replies: 2,308
Views: 342,114
Posted By Jope
Yeh, this war is lost, these days I most often...

Yeh, this war is lost, these days I most often just sigh quietly and move on with my life. :-D
Forum: support.Hardware 23 July 2019, 12:25
Replies: 23
Views: 489
Posted By Jope
It depends a bit on how the drive is built. The...

It depends a bit on how the drive is built. The one you have seems to have the flywheel, index sensor and drive plate as one, so it will probably stay aligned when removed / reinstalled, but be...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 July 2019, 11:22
Replies: 23
Views: 489
Posted By Jope
It might not be possible to get the drive aligned...

It might not be possible to get the drive aligned again after removing the spindle.. Be sure to mark its orientation carefully before removing it.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 July 2019, 10:53
Replies: 2,308
Views: 342,114
Posted By Jope
Thank you console emulator writers for making: ...

Thank you console emulator writers for making:
- people call any kind of firmware a bios
- people call any kind of image of a removable media a rom
Forum: Hardware pics 22 July 2019, 18:13
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By Jope
Looks like a logic glue tower. They ran out of...

Looks like a logic glue tower. They ran out of the chip that goes there and replicated its functionality with other chips to keep the factory going. Some A500 motherboards have similar towers near...
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