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Forum: News 02 October 2017, 14:06
Replies: 674
Views: 190,494
Posted By UberFreak
I think at this point the Cortex firmware can...

I think at this point the Cortex firmware can retire, there's absolutely no reason to use it anymore.
Forum: News 30 September 2017, 19:05
Replies: 973
Views: 130,837
Posted By UberFreak
Bottom of the page says "out of stock". In any...

Bottom of the page says "out of stock".
In any case, it looks quite limited: "Supports up to 36 images on one SD Card".
Forum: News 30 September 2017, 18:01
Replies: 973
Views: 130,837
Posted By UberFreak
There's only one floppy-emulator device that I...

There's only one floppy-emulator device that I know of that works with the IIc (called Unisdisk) but apparently its not sold anymore.
The other solutions I found are expansion cards for the bigger...
Forum: News 30 September 2017, 15:58
Replies: 973
Views: 130,837
Posted By UberFreak
Hi Jeff There's a YouTube video from 2013...

Hi Jeff

There's a YouTube video from 2013 demonstrating an HxC working with an Apple IIc computer.
It mentions a special firmware and custom cable.
I couldn't find any more info, did you ever...
Forum: News 22 September 2017, 16:47
Replies: 625
Views: 41,006
Posted By UberFreak
Competition is a good thing. Just look at...

Competition is a good thing.

Just look at how many fixes and new features were added to both firmwares since FlashFloppy was first released!
Forum: News 10 September 2017, 03:14
Replies: 20
Views: 2,823
Posted By UberFreak
a1000

a1000
Forum: News 03 September 2017, 13:38
Replies: 158
Views: 32,120
Posted By UberFreak
Is this a trick question?

Is this a trick question?
Forum: support.Hardware 06 August 2017, 03:46
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By UberFreak
I would measure the voltage on the BVision...

I would measure the voltage on the BVision (measure the input of the voltage regulator).
Mine required a direct 5V feed or it wouldn't play nice.
Using the floppy connector wasn't enough, voltage...
Forum: News 04 August 2017, 02:45
Replies: 157
Views: 15,049
Posted By UberFreak
Its not a big deal, I still have my 060 system to...

Its not a big deal, I still have my 060 system to enjoy.
When the V1200 is released, I'll decide if its worth it for me.

@dalek: you mean the PCB design or Apollo core?
In any case I think you...
Forum: support.Demos 04 August 2017, 02:41
Replies: 10
Views: 1,213
Posted By UberFreak
NovaCoder, its nowhere near as smooth on my...

NovaCoder, its nowhere near as smooth on my 060@50Mhz.
Your setup is overclocked to 80Mhz, right?
Forum: News 04 August 2017, 02:18
Replies: 157
Views: 15,049
Posted By UberFreak
By the pace things have been progressing, looks...

By the pace things have been progressing, looks like another year wait for A1200 owners.
Hopefully by the time the V1200 gets released, the core will be 100% compatible with the 68060 so I wouldnt...
Forum: News 31 July 2017, 16:26
Replies: 625
Views: 41,006
Posted By UberFreak
Why replace the HxC firmware? At this point in...

Why replace the HxC firmware?
At this point in time it is the best, most mature and stable.

In any case, Gotek units are very cheap (20$ shipped from China), I got a few extra just for...
Forum: support.Demos 31 July 2017, 16:23
Replies: 10
Views: 1,213
Posted By UberFreak
I wasn't able to run them with P96 as well, only...

I wasn't able to run them with P96 as well, only AGA worked.
Forum: support.Demos 30 July 2017, 15:10
Replies: 10
Views: 1,213
Posted By UberFreak
He's using a real A4000, not emulation.

He's using a real A4000, not emulation.
Forum: support.Demos 29 July 2017, 18:00
Replies: 10
Views: 1,213
Posted By UberFreak
I was never able to run Elude demos properly on...

I was never able to run Elude demos properly on an RTG system.
Try to force them to use AGA (with the '-aga' flag, if I remember correctly).

Also, if you have a 50Mhz 68060, don't expect...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 July 2017, 23:10
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By UberFreak
Are you doing many writes? 1.5a firmware is...

Are you doing many writes?
1.5a firmware is known to randomly corrupt when writing.

In any case, since there's a new open-source firmware out, I see no point in using the long abandoned "cortex"...
Forum: Coders. General 24 July 2017, 23:49
Replies: 220
Views: 10,473
Posted By UberFreak
This.

This.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 July 2017, 22:49
Replies: 43
Views: 2,187
Posted By UberFreak
The PVM/BVM with HR Trinitron tubes are amazing,...

The PVM/BVM with HR Trinitron tubes are amazing, much better than 1084 for my eyes.
Higher dot pitch, more stable image, especially during peak white and light/dark transitions.

Also, they were...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 July 2017, 00:00
Replies: 57
Views: 3,553
Posted By UberFreak
I wouldn't call that scrolling, but since you're...

I wouldn't call that scrolling, but since you're used to MSX and Atari ST, I understand why you do :crazy

Back in 1985, a family member lent me a Spectrum.
Didnt like it at all. All I remember is...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 July 2017, 19:02
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By UberFreak
Since both Oktagon and FastATA dont use DMA, the...

Since both Oktagon and FastATA dont use DMA, the CPU does all the grunt work of reading & storing to memory.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 July 2017, 11:53
Replies: 20
Views: 637
Posted By UberFreak
I say keep the A500 original. There will be a...

I say keep the A500 original.
There will be a Vampire for the 1200 at some point (they say this year), and it will be better than the A500 one (faster, more memory, etc).
Forum: Amiga scene 30 June 2017, 15:02
Replies: 20
Views: 1,030
Posted By UberFreak
With such sizes, wouldnt it be better (quality...

With such sizes, wouldnt it be better (quality wise) to seed the original DVD itself?
Forum: Amiga scene 22 June 2017, 16:12
Replies: 295
Views: 14,916
Posted By UberFreak
I'm also using CRT for all my retro computers &...

I'm also using CRT for all my retro computers & consoles.
I have yet to see an LCD screen that can match a high-end CRT when gaming on systems that were designed for PAL/NTSC.

I second the motion...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 June 2017, 18:33
Replies: 210
Views: 13,405
Posted By UberFreak
Why does (lack of) FPU complaints has to pollute...

Why does (lack of) FPU complaints has to pollute every single Vampire related discussion?
Forum: Amiga scene 19 June 2017, 01:04
Replies: 295
Views: 14,916
Posted By UberFreak
I hope this changes, No option to use real...

I hope this changes,
No option to use real chipset is a deal killer for me, as I dont see the point in using the Amiga as a case+keyboard for the Vamipre.

Will patiently wait for V1200/4000 and...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 June 2017, 13:46
Replies: 295
Views: 14,916
Posted By UberFreak
What about those of us who still wish to use the...

What about those of us who still wish to use the Amiga's RGB output?
Will the Amiga chipset still work, or does the Vampire completely take over?
Forum: Amiga scene 01 June 2017, 16:37
Replies: 210
Views: 13,405
Posted By UberFreak
As long as we can choose to use the original...

As long as we can choose to use the original chipset instead of SAGA, it'll be fine.
The most important thing here (for me, at least) is the CPU implementation.
Everything else is just bonus :)
...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 May 2017, 22:08
Replies: 210
Views: 13,405
Posted By UberFreak
Already out of stock...

Already out of stock...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 May 2017, 15:31
Replies: 93
Views: 2,316
Posted By UberFreak
Indeed, it wasn't meant to compete with the...

Indeed, it wasn't meant to compete with the Amiga, but beat it to market, which it did.

Sadly, the fact that the ST had such limited video hardware for games, also hurt the Amiga due to all the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 May 2017, 02:07
Replies: 93
Views: 2,316
Posted By UberFreak
For me it all boils down to ownership. Back...

For me it all boils down to ownership.
Back when I grew up, most of the kids in my school had either C64/128 or Sinclair Spectrum.
A few had Apple 2 or an IBM clone, only one kid I knew had an 8bit...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 May 2017, 01:32
Replies: 20
Views: 1,030
Posted By UberFreak
Both suffer from deinterlacing artifacts,...

Both suffer from deinterlacing artifacts, especially on Dave's channel.
I haven't seen the DVD itself, but it should be interlaced MPEG2 and offer the best quality for this type of material (shot on...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 May 2017, 03:12
Replies: 20
Views: 1,030
Posted By UberFreak
Btw, you mixed up the "deathbed vigil" and "dave...

Btw, you mixed up the "deathbed vigil" and "dave haynie interview" videos.
Forum: Amiga scene 25 May 2017, 03:06
Replies: 20
Views: 1,030
Posted By UberFreak
Thanks! Grabbing some of them before the...

Thanks!
Grabbing some of them before the copyright trolls wake up...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 May 2017, 17:17
Replies: 66
Views: 6,190
Posted By UberFreak
Were you there to witness all this? None of...

Were you there to witness all this?

None of the people who love to talk about this really know what went on, so I choose to believe the one person who actually experienced it (and his son).
...
Forum: News 10 May 2017, 15:24
Replies: 442
Views: 32,808
Posted By UberFreak
Not if you know how to do it right. Today's...

Not if you know how to do it right.
Today's Cracking/release groups seem to do just fine in that regard, so its possible.
But lets not go completely OT :)
Forum: News 10 May 2017, 14:35
Replies: 442
Views: 32,808
Posted By UberFreak
The key here is anonymity.

The key here is anonymity.
Forum: News 10 May 2017, 13:27
Replies: 442
Views: 32,808
Posted By UberFreak
I've been regularly reading Amiga forums since...

I've been regularly reading Amiga forums since 2009 and seen this discussion repeat itself.

I have accepted the fact that a legal release of the OS3.1 source will never happen.
As I see it, OS3.1...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 May 2017, 13:05
Replies: 66
Views: 6,190
Posted By UberFreak
Tramiel himself said in a video interview that he...

Tramiel himself said in a video interview that he left after an argument with Gould.
That interview was made shortly before he died, and since so many years have passed, I see no reason for him to...
Forum: News 25 April 2017, 20:26
Replies: 973
Views: 130,837
Posted By UberFreak
AFAIK the HxC flashing tool does not support this...

AFAIK the HxC flashing tool does not support this connection, only serial.
Forum: support.Demos 23 April 2017, 15:33
Replies: 11
Views: 1,925
Posted By UberFreak
I completely agree, which is why there's a KS1.2...

I completely agree, which is why there's a KS1.2 A500 on my desk :)
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