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Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 17 October 2017, 11:07
Replies: 25
Views: 1,215
Posted By jbenam
Ouch, sorry, didn't know that :sad

Ouch, sorry, didn't know that :sad
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 16 October 2017, 11:56
Replies: 25
Views: 1,215
Posted By jbenam
I'll gladly take it off your hands and repair it...

I'll gladly take it off your hands and repair it and care for it, if you still have it :D Always wanted an A2000!
Forum: News 07 August 2017, 11:55
Replies: 157
Views: 15,048
Posted By jbenam
No floppy header? What were they thinking? ...

No floppy header? What were they thinking?

No Amiga is an Amiga without a floppy drive! ;)

Looks like I'll be waiting for Vampire V5, which will come out in 6 months and will be adding a floppy...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 July 2017, 14:08
Replies: 13
Views: 809
Posted By jbenam
Yep, tested it with two 060s (one is confirmed...

Yep, tested it with two 060s (one is confirmed working in my Apollo 1260). Same issue. I even tried something like 12 different SIMMs...

Tonight I'll try with the "Free Config" option in the...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 July 2017, 15:46
Replies: 13
Views: 809
Posted By jbenam
Again, another update. I've found out that...

Again, another update.

I've found out that just by leaving the SIMM out, the BPPC would boot.

I was then able to use BlizzPPC040Update and even BlizzPPC060Update (since I updated it to 060, as...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 July 2017, 23:15
Replies: 13
Views: 809
Posted By jbenam
So, little update - it now "boots" again after...

So, little update - it now "boots" again after soldering a new socket and if I press 2 it boots to WB (card isn't detected though). Without flash I can see the 040 CPU but not much else.

I bought...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 June 2017, 20:00
Replies: 13
Views: 809
Posted By jbenam
Thanks for confirming! The card isn't working at...

Thanks for confirming! The card isn't working at the moment, more details underneath.



Nice to see you on here as well :D

So, a little update: the Flash is most certainly damaged, as I've...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 June 2017, 14:36
Replies: 13
Views: 809
Posted By jbenam
That's great, I just need you to probe the...

That's great, I just need you to probe the nearest point for the Output pin for both sockets :bowdown

Even if they're dead, the oscillator socket should be okay (dead BPPC = probably the flashrom...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 June 2017, 00:14
Replies: 13
Views: 809
Posted By jbenam
Usually, yes, but I wonder if it's the case on...

Usually, yes, but I wonder if it's the case on the BPPC as well? I can see they've bothered to connect it to something, but now that I notice it, it seems like an empty pad... In some datasheets, pin...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 June 2017, 22:40
Replies: 13
Views: 809
Posted By jbenam
Help with Blizzard PPC needed!

Hi mates,

I'm giving another shot at repairing my Blizzard PPC 040 - I bought it used years ago and it came with the oscillator sockets TORN from the board!

https://imgur.com/a/il5iT (you can...
Forum: support.WinUAE 05 May 2017, 13:31
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By jbenam
I have British English set on my PC - but it's...

I have British English set on my PC - but it's usual Windoze stuff so it's half-italian in some parts.

Anyway, build 16188 fixed it. Yay :crazy
Forum: support.WinUAE 04 May 2017, 13:28
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By jbenam
Cheers, I kept googling stuff like "file picker"...

Cheers, I kept googling stuff like "file picker" but I couldn't find anything.

Looks like I should just bear with it, I'm sure they'll fix this with the next beta :spin
Forum: support.WinUAE 04 May 2017, 12:49
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By jbenam
File picker dialog not opening in 32-bit version (Win10)

Hi Toni,
I've tried using the latest WinUAE stable (3.4.0) and I can't get the file picker dialog to work in the 32-bit version. Works fine in the 64-bit one. Clicking the "Select Image File" button...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 April 2017, 15:30
Replies: 252
Views: 14,932
Posted By jbenam
The Amiga community never fails to deliver, when...

The Amiga community never fails to deliver, when it comes to drama :D

I'd like to add my voice to the chorus directed to Cloanto or whoever holds the rights to AOS3.1/3.9 and the Kickstarts that...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 April 2017, 22:14
Replies: 64
Views: 7,934
Posted By jbenam
Yeah, I totally missed the "non" before square....

Yeah, I totally missed the "non" before square. Cheers :D
Forum: support.Hardware 06 April 2017, 21:44
Replies: 64
Views: 7,934
Posted By jbenam
Wut. I'm quoting you here: ...

Wut.

I'm quoting you here:


http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=80217&page=2&styleid=1
Forum: support.Hardware 01 April 2017, 13:44
Replies: 64
Views: 7,934
Posted By jbenam
Yep, but even better, it has a 5:4 mode! Which,...

Yep, but even better, it has a 5:4 mode! Which, from what I've read around, is the aspect ratio an Amiga is made for :D
Forum: support.Hardware 30 March 2017, 14:41
Replies: 64
Views: 7,934
Posted By jbenam
My new Dell SE2717H syncs down to 15KHz when...

My new Dell SE2717H syncs down to 15KHz when using a buffered VGA adaptor. Not sure if it would work with an unbuffered one.

Gotta say, picture quality is pretty good but not perfect (you can see...
Forum: support.WinUAE 28 March 2017, 22:46
Replies: 11
Views: 1,551
Posted By jbenam
Nice, just got a FreeSync monitor, waiting for...

Nice, just got a FreeSync monitor, waiting for the RX5xx series then I'll try some 50Hz goodness!

Thanks Toni!
Forum: support.Hardware 21 March 2017, 13:15
Replies: 74
Views: 9,085
Posted By jbenam
Yep, Dell SE2717H coming in. Hopefully it should...

Yep, Dell SE2717H coming in. Hopefully it should cover everything. It also does FreeSync! :D



Yep, I'm in the same situation - I've got SCART inputs pretty much everywhere, but I'm not wholly...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 March 2017, 00:26
Replies: 74
Views: 9,085
Posted By jbenam
So yep, I've just got the email for my OSSC!...

So yep, I've just got the email for my OSSC! Ready to pull the trigger on one, but one last question: how smooth are 50hz games on the OSSC? That's a big part of the "CRT experience" for me, along...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 March 2017, 22:14
Replies: 16
Views: 1,681
Posted By jbenam
Super-interesting info, thanks Shadowfire. ...

Super-interesting info, thanks Shadowfire.

This pretty much confirms my hunch that it is a total waste to use an SSD on the Amiga's built-in IDE instead of using a many-times cheaper Compact...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 March 2017, 22:01
Replies: 6
Views: 825
Posted By jbenam
It's a rebrand of the Gonbes GBS8200 which is...

It's a rebrand of the Gonbes GBS8200 which is well known on this website. I honestly find it to be horrible and I can't stand more than one minute of it at a time.

IndivisionECS is the only way to...
Forum: Member Introductions 01 March 2017, 15:00
Replies: 10
Views: 1,731
Posted By jbenam
Hey! :D There quite a few Italian users which...

Hey! :D There quite a few Italian users which will gladly give a look at your A1200, if you want to get it working.

Enjoy the EAB!
Forum: Amiga scene 03 February 2017, 16:24
Replies: 23
Views: 3,304
Posted By jbenam
It actually makes an image (ADF) of your floppies...

It actually makes an image (ADF) of your floppies the first time you put them in - doesn't really read from them. So the floppy drive is there mainly to cheat people to think that it really uses it!...
Forum: project.EAB 02 January 2017, 15:56
Replies: 36
Views: 6,033
Posted By jbenam
Thank you RCK for the best Amiga forum out there!...

Thank you RCK for the best Amiga forum out there! :D
Forum: support.Hardware 23 December 2016, 00:29
Replies: 74
Views: 9,085
Posted By jbenam
I can confirm this as well. I tried using one for...

I can confirm this as well. I tried using one for more than 10 minutes, but oh geez, I really can't. Good thing a friend wanted one and I could test it for a while before giving it to him :cheese
Forum: support.Hardware 06 December 2016, 20:15
Replies: 74
Views: 9,085
Posted By jbenam
I'm definitely going to grab one. I need a...

I'm definitely going to grab one. I need a fit-all solution for all my retrogaming needs and these days space is at a premium so I can't keep a CRT around.

I've already put myself on the waiting...
Forum: MarketPlace 24 November 2016, 00:19
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By jbenam
No worries! Imaging it is no problem and actually...

No worries! Imaging it is no problem and actually I'd have done so anyway :D

I'll PM you now :)
Forum: News 22 November 2016, 20:18
Replies: 43
Views: 7,643
Posted By jbenam
Gotta love how Jens is helping spidi with his...

Gotta love how Jens is helping spidi with his design - that's the spirit the Amiga community needs.

Great product there spidi, congrats! :great
Forum: support.Hardware 20 November 2016, 16:17
Replies: 28
Views: 1,589
Posted By jbenam
Sure, gotta find my A1200 RAM cards first though,...

Sure, gotta find my A1200 RAM cards first though, I've ran out of free RAM to launch stuff :D I'll try to post some pictures in the next few days.
Forum: support.Hardware 18 November 2016, 00:43
Replies: 28
Views: 1,589
Posted By jbenam
Well, I only paid 20 euros for it :D Looks like...

Well, I only paid 20 euros for it :D Looks like using a real Commodore adapter solved it! I'll tweak it a bit tomorrow (can't get the screen to fit correctly) and post some pics :D

Honestly...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 November 2016, 20:29
Replies: 28
Views: 1,589
Posted By jbenam
I think I've found my C= adapter. I'll try to...

I think I've found my C= adapter. I'll try to pick it up tomorrow, but I'm not that optimistic on it solving the issue.

I hope I haven't wasted money :sad
Forum: MarketPlace 16 November 2016, 12:04
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By jbenam
I've got a really good friend in Rome who could...

I've got a really good friend in Rome who could pick it up for me as well :D Quite interested in preserving what an old Amiga coder has got!

Please let me know as well, thanks :D
Forum: support.Hardware 10 November 2016, 20:23
Replies: 28
Views: 1,589
Posted By jbenam
So I went out and bought one after seeing the...

So I went out and bought one after seeing the review in the first post. Well, I can't seem to get a decent picture out of it.

I've got a genuine C= VGA adapter somewhere, but for the life of me, I...
Forum: project.TOSEC (amiga only) 30 June 2016, 19:25
Replies: 5
Views: 2,601
Posted By jbenam
Oh I see, I'll have to wait for the next one...

Oh I see, I'll have to wait for the next one then! Great, thanks! :crazy
Forum: project.TOSEC (amiga only) 30 June 2016, 18:20
Replies: 5
Views: 2,601
Posted By jbenam
Awesome, thanks guys! [/QUOTE] So err,...

Awesome, thanks guys!

[/QUOTE]

So err, bit of a n00b question, where do I find that?
Forum: project.TOSEC (amiga only) 27 June 2016, 20:30
Replies: 5
Views: 2,601
Posted By jbenam
Undumped Utilities ADF

Hi,

I've just uploaded an undumped collection of tools to Mai's FTP.

I've tried to follow the TOSEC convention for naming:
Optical Illusions Utilities Volume III (1991)(OpTiCaL iLlUsIoNs)(Disk...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 June 2016, 15:50
Replies: 13
Views: 2,245
Posted By jbenam
We should do a Kickstarter then :D I need...

We should do a Kickstarter then :D

I need some schematics to repair my Blizzard PPC... :laughing
Forum: support.Hardware 26 April 2016, 18:14
Replies: 6
Views: 895
Posted By jbenam
I had to try three no-name adapters before...

I had to try three no-name adapters before finally getting one which worked reliably.

I now use the internal serial header in my PC.

Since all these cheap adapters mostly use clones of the FTDI...
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