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Forum: support.Hardware 26 January 2021, 19:50
Replies: 35
Views: 2,000
Posted By DarrenHD
I am fairly certain ZorRAM is not using Zorro 3...

I am fairly certain ZorRAM is not using Zorro 3 DMA.

In my experience any Zorro-3 added ram is dog slow, and that includes gfx card memory added (eg. with Elbox Mediator or ZorRAM). We tested...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 January 2021, 20:19
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By DarrenHD
Does the Power LED go from light to a more bright...

Does the Power LED go from light to a more bright colour right after you power on the Amiga 4000? It should, means CPU is alive and responding. If it stays dim then the CPU is not recognized. Try...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 January 2021, 19:44
Replies: 15
Views: 978
Posted By DarrenHD
Yes it did. A4000T that is, so that should not...

Yes it did. A4000T that is, so that should not have been the reason that chip was tampered with.

I had an A4000T with similar symptoms and it turned out to be a bad solder on one of the legs of...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 January 2021, 21:58
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By DarrenHD
You can get a red screen if there is an expansion...

You can get a red screen if there is an expansion card conflict (cards are configured to allocate too much Zorro 3 address space). You could try to remove any extra cards to see if it resolves.
Forum: support.Hardware 16 November 2020, 20:13
Replies: 13
Views: 1,244
Posted By DarrenHD
Great project! I can see there may be some demand...

Great project! I can see there may be some demand separately for the new daughterboard...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 November 2020, 01:29
Replies: 4,336
Views: 512,129
Posted By DarrenHD
I have an FM801 but it's in my GREX, I guess I...

I have an FM801 but it's in my GREX, I guess I could try it in the AA3000+ w/Firestorm...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 November 2020, 01:13
Replies: 4,336
Views: 512,129
Posted By DarrenHD
I tried two different Soundblaster Live! cards...

I tried two different Soundblaster Live! cards but the most I got out of one of them (that works in my Amithlon computer fine) was a off-tone beep. I couldn't get any music or anything else out of...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 November 2020, 22:09
Replies: 4,336
Views: 512,129
Posted By DarrenHD
hese will load the firestorm firmware if you ask...

hese will load the firestorm firmware if you ask him. He did for me. I have a wireless PCI network card working on mine alongside the Voodoo 3 in my AA3000+. Using the Prism2 driver from Aminet. ...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 November 2020, 18:31
Replies: 4,336
Views: 512,129
Posted By DarrenHD
Awesome news!! Now I just need another PPC card...

Awesome news!! Now I just need another PPC card for my AA3000+...good luck to me finding one at a reasonable price :( :(
Forum: support.Other 29 October 2020, 03:22
Replies: 122
Views: 2,212
Posted By DarrenHD
I see, that's why I wanted to take it to private...

I see, that's why I wanted to take it to private message.
Forum: support.Other 27 October 2020, 16:32
Replies: 122
Views: 2,212
Posted By DarrenHD
Hi Thomas, my workbench is 1024x768x16. The...

Hi Thomas, my workbench is 1024x768x16. The picture I opened with multiview on a separate screen was the OS3.9 backdrop image of the same size. But anyway, I want to try again on a clean install -...
Forum: support.Other 27 October 2020, 01:14
Replies: 122
Views: 2,212
Posted By DarrenHD
So I tried opening a jpeg on a separate screen...

So I tried opening a jpeg on a separate screen and screen dragging still did not work. Not sure what I am doing wrong. I am using a CV3D gfx card.
Forum: support.Hardware 26 October 2020, 22:11
Replies: 265
Views: 36,023
Posted By DarrenHD
I don't think any real end-user got any yet. ...

I don't think any real end-user got any yet. Probably not until 2021, or if lucky, end of 2020...I'm personally waiting for the 3060/4060 version.

There is info on facebook if you search for it.
Forum: support.Other 26 October 2020, 22:08
Replies: 122
Views: 2,212
Posted By DarrenHD
Thank you I shall try this out tonight :)

Thank you I shall try this out tonight :)
Forum: support.Other 26 October 2020, 22:00
Replies: 122
Views: 2,212
Posted By DarrenHD
In P96 3.0 you can't unless you actually have a...

In P96 3.0 you can't unless you actually have a second screen open. I guess this should work (I will test it tonight) assuming of course that you have:

1) A supported graphics card/chipset that...
Forum: support.Other 26 October 2020, 16:55
Replies: 122
Views: 2,212
Posted By DarrenHD
Hi Thomas. I would think the only reason why you...

Hi Thomas. I would think the only reason why you would do it would be to make the experience similar to the original chipset functionality, understanding that just dragging down the screen by itself...
Forum: support.Other 26 October 2020, 15:07
Replies: 122
Views: 2,212
Posted By DarrenHD
Hi Thomas, I did read the FAQ. I was however...

Hi Thomas, I did read the FAQ. I was however expecting similar behaviour to the custom chips which allow you to drag down even if nothing behind.
Forum: support.Other 26 October 2020, 04:29
Replies: 122
Views: 2,212
Posted By DarrenHD
Thomas, if it's a matter of sending you a...

Thomas, if it's a matter of sending you a Prometheus card I could do that. I have one, sitting unused now. It has the upgraded Firebird (E3B) firmware.

Anyway, I installed P96 3.0 on my A2000...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 October 2020, 01:59
Replies: 216
Views: 20,092
Posted By DarrenHD
That would be great if he can get it working. But...

That would be great if he can get it working. But I've settled leaving it in my A3000 for now and I put a real SCSI drive in my A2000. I am planning to try out a Vampire V2 500+ soon in my A2000 and...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 October 2020, 22:40
Replies: 216
Views: 20,092
Posted By DarrenHD
FYI, I never got the SCSI2SD v6 to work with my...

FYI, I never got the SCSI2SD v6 to work with my Blizzard 2060's onboard SCSI. I gave up on it. I have version 8.5 of the SCSI device driver on the Blizzard 2060 which is called 2060scsi.device.

...
Forum: support.Other 25 October 2020, 22:32
Replies: 122
Views: 2,212
Posted By DarrenHD
Hi Thomas, totally understand regarding Elbox. ...

Hi Thomas, totally understand regarding Elbox.


Regarding Prometheus, which is still actually offered on the AA3000+ board from hese, the possibly coming A4000 Firebird daughterboard for A4000,...
Forum: support.Other 25 October 2020, 20:12
Replies: 122
Views: 2,212
Posted By DarrenHD
Hi Thomas, this is fantastic news, but...

Hi Thomas, this is fantastic news, but unfortunately (for me and I suspect many others) I am disappointed in this release. I realize this is not anything to do with you or the impressive upgrades...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 October 2020, 22:19
Replies: 5
Views: 1,160
Posted By DarrenHD
Old thread I know, but I will say that adjusting...

Old thread I know, but I will say that adjusting the screws with the rubber on them did fix my issue of not reading CD-R's. I slightly tweaked the tightness of the front two screws and suddenly my...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 October 2020, 17:52
Replies: 4,336
Views: 512,129
Posted By DarrenHD
Posted then removed. Unfortunately I didn't grab...

Posted then removed. Unfortunately I didn't grab it in time. :(
Forum: support.Hardware 11 October 2020, 17:14
Replies: 4,336
Views: 512,129
Posted By DarrenHD
Yes, Radeon support may come with Picasso 96 2.5...

Yes, Radeon support may come with Picasso 96 2.5 (or 3.0). As far as I know it's in final beta testing.
Forum: support.Hardware 09 October 2020, 21:37
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By DarrenHD
You may want to post on a1k.org in the...

You may want to post on a1k.org in the international section. There is alot of expertise there on the Picasso IV.
From what I can tell those traces in your photo still loook OK, but I am not an...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 October 2020, 20:44
Replies: 4,336
Views: 512,129
Posted By DarrenHD
I've spoken to krashan on IRC quite alot over the...

I've spoken to krashan on IRC quite alot over the years...never met him in person but I've always found him to be receptive and willing to talk/help.
Forum: support.Hardware 08 October 2020, 01:34
Replies: 0
Views: 210
Posted By DarrenHD
Amigamaniac RGB/NTSC/PAL/SVIDEO converter DIP switch settings

Hi, does anyone have the documentation for the DIP switch settings for Amigamaniac's RGB to NTSC/PAL video converter? Specifically the V3 model.

Also, what happened to Amigamaniac?

Thanks...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 September 2020, 18:06
Replies: 4,336
Views: 512,129
Posted By DarrenHD
Thanks, I'll post to the thread. I don't have...

Thanks, I'll post to the thread. I don't have anything to trade with him though :(
Forum: MarketPlace 25 September 2020, 18:05
Replies: 8
Views: 1,167
Posted By DarrenHD
Are you willing to sell your DMAC 02? ...

Are you willing to sell your DMAC 02? Unfortunately I don't have a Ramsey 04 though. I had a DMAC die in my A3000.
Forum: support.Hardware 24 September 2020, 22:38
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By DarrenHD
You can use thermal tape (often comes with the...

You can use thermal tape (often comes with the heatsink/fan combo already installed) or thermal adhesive from a small tube. You can buy it online or at most PC computer stores.
Forum: support.Hardware 24 September 2020, 18:43
Replies: 4,336
Views: 512,129
Posted By DarrenHD
Thanks. Yeah I asked tbtorro and he has DMACS...

Thanks. Yeah I asked tbtorro and he has DMACS but is only selling them in complete chipset kits. He's not selling individually. I haven't tried Vesalia, but I guess with your experience better I...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 September 2020, 05:14
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By DarrenHD
Hi Thoughtbubble. Yes Fitzsteve gives excellent...

Hi Thoughtbubble. Yes Fitzsteve gives excellent advice. I have a MK3 with rev 1. 060 and it also runs very hot. Not overclocked. It's in my A3000 which is known not to have the best air flow and...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 September 2020, 22:20
Replies: 4,336
Views: 512,129
Posted By DarrenHD
Great you have it working again!! In my AA3000+...

Great you have it working again!! In my AA3000+ I haven't really noticed a significant difference in speed between the Mediator in my A4000 system and the Prometheus in my AA3000+. I'm sure they...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 September 2020, 23:43
Replies: 4,336
Views: 512,129
Posted By DarrenHD
I have a MK3 working in my AA3000+ so I can tell...

I have a MK3 working in my AA3000+ so I can tell you that they work.

Good luck I hope you get it fully repaired. I'm sure hese would fix it for you if you need him to.

Darren
Forum: support.Hardware 18 September 2020, 03:55
Replies: 24
Views: 2,238
Posted By DarrenHD
That's I think the maximum real world you will...

That's I think the maximum real world you will get. I get the same with a 50-pin SCSI drive and also with my SCSI2SD V6. I am using SFS with 1024 buffers.
Forum: support.Hardware 18 September 2020, 00:42
Replies: 4,336
Views: 512,129
Posted By DarrenHD
Hmm maybe I should put a heatsink on my remaining...

Hmm maybe I should put a heatsink on my remaining (alive) DMACs....it's not like you can buy them easily anymore :( In fact if you know of anyone selling a Super DMAC I'd be interested so I can...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 September 2020, 06:19
Replies: 4,336
Views: 512,129
Posted By DarrenHD
Oh dear...what happened? I've been very careful...

Oh dear...what happened? I've been very careful with my AA3000+...I've blown up other things in the past myself....I feel your pain.

I had a Super DMAC chip just stop working recently in one of...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 September 2020, 07:17
Replies: 72
Views: 5,996
Posted By DarrenHD
@ Thread: Happy to report that the "AmigaKit...

@ Thread:

Happy to report that the "AmigaKit AmigaONE PCI wireless card" is working on the AA3000+ ! Took me a bit to get the firmware upgraded on the Wireless card, but eventually I did and now...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 September 2020, 08:17
Replies: 72
Views: 5,996
Posted By DarrenHD
@ thread Got my Voodoo 3 in the AA3000+...

@ thread

Got my Voodoo 3 in the AA3000+ working - thanks for all the tips here. The VIA USB card does hang when I try to go "online" with it in Trident prefs. I can still open a shell and I see...
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