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Forum: support.WinUAE 09 November 2019, 00:46
Replies: 1
Views: 146
Posted By Pollock
Apollo 1260 setting up with UAE

Howdy.

I have an A1200 with an Apollo 1260, but i wanna setup a new drive, to try new things, such as RemApollo etc. As i setup all my drives in UAE, my question is, can I just set the CPU to...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 September 2019, 17:01
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By Pollock
Accelerator and RAM help required.

Howdy

Does adding a faster stick of RAM to an accelerator affect its speed? i mean, would you see a difference in performance, if the RAM went from 80ns to 50ns? talking about accelerator cards...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 September 2019, 21:06
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By Pollock
RemApollo Help required please.

Howdy.

I have been told that without RemApollo, my 1260 isn't performing as well as it should, i have looked into installing it, but as anyone knows who has setup a 68060 on WB, it takes some...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 September 2019, 20:04
Replies: 20
Views: 834
Posted By Pollock
I think i have cracked it gents, it looks like a...

I think i have cracked it gents, it looks like a nasty stick of RAM. My Apollo 1260 has an additional SIMM socket soldered onto the underside, with an additional 32MB or RAM installed, sometimes,...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 September 2019, 02:41
Replies: 20
Views: 834
Posted By Pollock
Thanks for your input mate. If it was...

Thanks for your input mate.

If it was software, then i am tempted to think the behaviour would be able to be replicated, but it can't be. 85/100 times, it boots fine. Once it loads the patched...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 September 2019, 14:43
Replies: 28
Views: 1,253
Posted By Pollock
yeah. that. :D i use a NOS Dell SFF PSU,...

yeah. that. :D

i use a NOS Dell SFF PSU, it's small, and only rated at 170W, but that's plenty for the Amiga, and i don't need to worry about minimum load.

hope it gets sorted anyway.
Forum: support.Hardware 11 September 2019, 14:31
Replies: 28
Views: 1,253
Posted By Pollock
i haven't read the entire thread, but as well as...

i haven't read the entire thread, but as well as the voltages to wire up, wasn't there a "power good" cable (green? grey) that had to be wired up as well? i know there was an extra ATX cable that...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 September 2019, 14:22
Replies: 20
Views: 834
Posted By Pollock
i would agree with that, while Blizzard cards are...

i would agree with that, while Blizzard cards are a bit more stable in their design, the memory access speeds on the Apollo are quicker (if i recall correctly) or maybe something to do with the...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 September 2019, 14:19
Replies: 20
Views: 834
Posted By Pollock
Hi Damion The board was recapped about 7...

Hi Damion

The board was recapped about 7 months ago, I'm pretty sure it's not the PSU, i have measured the juice at the PSU output, and the juice actually going to the CPU core, and they are bang...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 September 2019, 18:06
Replies: 20
Views: 834
Posted By Pollock
i know what you mean about the 3 fingered salute....

i know what you mean about the 3 fingered salute. it all depends where it falls over, if it hangs between loadmodule loading a patched scsi.device driver and needing a reboot because of this, then...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 September 2019, 12:44
Replies: 20
Views: 834
Posted By Pollock
thanks for your reply. :) i had a quick...

thanks for your reply. :)

i had a quick search around online, and apparently we are not the only ones to see this happening. Still love my 1260 though :)
Forum: support.Hardware 10 September 2019, 00:58
Replies: 24
Views: 730
Posted By Pollock
it's a good call, and always worth checking, but...

it's a good call, and always worth checking, but it's seeing *some* of them, the NDOS disk type that he can't touch, is actually working, as it's showing the NDOS drive, it's the geometry of the card...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 September 2019, 00:02
Replies: 24
Views: 730
Posted By Pollock
Howdy. It wont work correctly with anything...

Howdy.

It wont work correctly with anything larger than 4Gb, even if you partition it down to something smaller.

I have Kingston cards, and none of them work with the PCMCIA slot, even a 512Mb...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 September 2019, 21:17
Replies: 24
Views: 730
Posted By Pollock
Don't use Kingston. They suck, i know they work...

Don't use Kingston. They suck, i know they work for some people, but in general they suck. I have had little luck with Kingston, and even less with Transcend.

Use a Sandisk card, even for the...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 September 2019, 19:23
Replies: 20
Views: 834
Posted By Pollock
Apollo 1260 issue.

Howdy

I'm having an intermittent issue with one of my A1200's with an Apollo 1260 in it. Sometimes it wont boot, sometimes i get a black screen with HD activity, and it looks like WB is loading...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 August 2019, 00:53
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By Pollock
I had 2 Furias, great cards, but the only CF it...

I had 2 Furias, great cards, but the only CF it would see is Sandisk. nothing else. It works fine, but it is picky about the CF card.

Sandisk :)
Forum: Amiga scene 07 August 2019, 21:41
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By Pollock
many thanks ;)

many thanks ;)
Forum: Amiga scene 07 August 2019, 21:13
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By Pollock
ok, so to install these on my other A1200 with an...

ok, so to install these on my other A1200 with an ACA 1233n, took about 4 minutes. Line up the matching folder at the root level, ("A" for eg.) with the destination in DOpus, and copy over, when it...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 August 2019, 20:47
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By Pollock
so do i, but as resolutions that small, most of...

so do i, but as resolutions that small, most of them looked awful.
Forum: Amiga scene 07 August 2019, 20:23
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By Pollock
iGame Art Pack - Now available :)

Hello. I don't post much, but i do lurk :)

Do you use iGame? do you have an AGA machine, or RTG? wouldn't it be nice if instead of Superfrog, you got a nice image of the game, for all, if not most...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 August 2019, 13:45
Replies: 35
Views: 3,691
Posted By Pollock
i've overclocked a 50Mhz part to 60Mhz, on a...

i've overclocked a 50Mhz part to 60Mhz, on a Bilzzard IV, and it wasn't hot at all, infact the SIMM was the deciding factor, not juice or heat.
Forum: Amiga scene 31 July 2019, 19:52
Replies: 35
Views: 3,691
Posted By Pollock
yeah, i tend to not really do things like that on...

yeah, i tend to not really do things like that on the Amiga, I am sure if i used programs for 3D rendering etc. i would notice a huge difference, i can see a huge difference when using PPaint for...
Forum: Amiga scene 31 July 2019, 10:53
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By Pollock
next couple of days, just putting the finishing...

next couple of days, just putting the finishing touches on it :)
Forum: Amiga scene 31 July 2019, 01:06
Replies: 35
Views: 3,691
Posted By Pollock
I have an ACA1233n @40mhz, and an Apollo 1260...

I have an ACA1233n @40mhz, and an Apollo 1260 @66Mhz, and when using them in workbench, they practically feel identical.
Forum: Amiga scene 31 July 2019, 01:02
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By Pollock
iGame Art Pack - Now available :)

Hey there, i decided to create an art pack for all the WHDLoad games on iGame, well, not all of them, but 2500 of them. I just have it finished, and while i did it for myself, i thought i would let...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 June 2019, 18:47
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By Pollock
you're using PFS03, which is great, but wont work...

you're using PFS03, which is great, but wont work with larger drives, you need to use PDS03, it's the direct SCSI version of PFS3

identifier : 0x50445303

Max transfer etc. is the same. have...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 May 2019, 15:12
Replies: 27
Views: 1,262
Posted By Pollock
i wouldnt get an ACA500+, but then again, i hate...

i wouldnt get an ACA500+, but then again, i hate having an external card hanging out the arse of the Amiga. if you get an ACA500, then you also have to buy another accelerator to get the best out of...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 May 2019, 15:40
Replies: 27
Views: 1,262
Posted By Pollock
You're friend has given you some sound advice....

You're friend has given you some sound advice. The PCMCIA slot (which is VERY useful, trust me) shares memory space with Z2 RAM, meaning that cards with 9MB Ram etc, can boot with only 4MB, or the...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 May 2019, 14:22
Replies: 27
Views: 1,262
Posted By Pollock
Hi Mark I assume your talking about RTG, and...

Hi Mark

I assume your talking about RTG, and how you would do this on A500, i dont know, i am sure more learned users will correct me. As far as i am aware you would need a big box Amiga for a...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 May 2019, 13:48
Replies: 27
Views: 1,262
Posted By Pollock
Amibay is your friend DJ Cook builds them, comes...

Amibay is your friend DJ Cook builds them, comes with accelerator, CPU relocator, and CF card IDE adapter. Very good build quality.

Witcher is a nice little card if you can find one, ...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 May 2019, 13:14
Replies: 27
Views: 1,262
Posted By Pollock
I use a Matze TK68030 in my A500+, nice little...

I use a Matze TK68030 in my A500+, nice little card, although no maprom and only 4my RAM, nearly 11,000 dhrystones.


:)
Forum: support.Hardware 17 May 2019, 01:49
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By Pollock
all depends on the size of the drive your setting...

all depends on the size of the drive your setting up, for drives over 8GB, better using PDS3, which is the DS64 version, for addressing larger drives.
Forum: support.Hardware 17 May 2019, 01:44
Replies: 31
Views: 1,460
Posted By Pollock
i use the PCMCIA slot all the time, its handy for...

i use the PCMCIA slot all the time, its handy for transferring small groups of files to the Amiga at a time via CF card, or sometimes I use a Wireless card in it and connect to the t'internets, or...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 May 2019, 16:56
Replies: 31
Views: 1,460
Posted By Pollock
why would you want to do that? CC0, or the...

why would you want to do that?

CC0, or the PCMCIA card slot shares the same memory space as additional RAM added. Hold down Amiga+Amiga+Control for 3 seconds to reboot, and set the cards RAM to...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 April 2019, 02:41
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By Pollock
Am pretty sure you can wire in an ATX PSU, i have...

Am pretty sure you can wire in an ATX PSU, i have done several on big box Amigas, although never an A1000. i would still look into an ATX supply, maybe something SFF will fit, there is a wealth of...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 April 2019, 00:37
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By Pollock
you're right of course, no -5V required. :) ...

you're right of course, no -5V required. :)

but wiring in a new PSU, is your best option :)
Forum: support.Hardware 09 April 2019, 00:25
Replies: 355
Views: 173,540
Posted By Pollock
don't run prepcard, just format it to FAT on you...

don't run prepcard, just format it to FAT on you PC, and it should be good to go.
Forum: support.Hardware 09 April 2019, 00:19
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By Pollock
All Amigas use 12V(+/-) and 5V(+/-) and ground,...

All Amigas use 12V(+/-) and 5V(+/-) and ground, big box Amigas also use "power good" to. Wire in a replacement PSU, then the fan noise will vanish, and it will be far more reliable. :) just, don't...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 April 2019, 23:42
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By Pollock
Hey Jerry Is the fan mounted onto the PSU...

Hey Jerry

Is the fan mounted onto the PSU PCB? or is it a mini molex connection? if so, 12V to 5V converters are available for peanuts, and can make a good fan spin alot quieter, and slower,...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 April 2019, 22:51
Replies: 23
Views: 1,070
Posted By Pollock
i wouldn't use a PSU with that high a rating TBH,...

i wouldn't use a PSU with that high a rating TBH, the important part of this is the minimum load that the PSU can do, not the maximum, indeed, i use a Dell SFF 150W PSU, and that does it fine, and i...
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