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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 03:31
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Posted By lesta_smsc
Just update: MAME running very well on 240p!...

Just update:

MAME running very well on 240p! I need to tweak modelines so that I can get Pang to display correctly without overscanning on vertical axis. Interestingly, if I select NTSC TV as...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 03:22
Replies: 6,238
Views: 1,143,266
Posted By lesta_smsc
Never seen this before. Seems pretty cool on...

Never seen this before. Seems pretty cool on advert!

Have you tried it with TV connection? Is it native resolution?

It reminds me of a clone NES I once had that had 99999 games lol.
Forum: Hardware mods Today, 03:09
Replies: 162
Views: 71,364
Posted By lesta_smsc
If it's intermittent then you may have issue with...

If it's intermittent then you may have issue with IDE connection. This could be the wire or the IDE connector on motherboard. Unfortunately without testing either using an alternative motherboard...
Forum: Hardware mods 21 May 2020, 13:00
Replies: 162
Views: 71,364
Posted By lesta_smsc
Post a pic of your CF adaptor (not one online as...

Post a pic of your CF adaptor (not one online as they all look similar and it's your specific board that will be needed). Some of these require either a single wire or component to feed the high...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 May 2020, 23:28
Replies: 10
Views: 349
Posted By lesta_smsc
Sometimes the disks may have mould. Your disk...

Sometimes the disks may have mould. Your disk head picking up on this and over time it is accumulated which causes it to have problems reading. Just a thought if you clean the head and try same disks...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 May 2020, 23:47
Replies: 43
Views: 5,072
Posted By lesta_smsc
These are very interesting to read. Keep up the...

These are very interesting to read. Keep up the good work 4pLaY
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 May 2020, 14:17
Replies: 751
Views: 48,193
Posted By lesta_smsc
Yes Nvidia is supported via Soft15khz. Some...

Yes Nvidia is supported via Soft15khz.

Some Dells will come with ATI addon card...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 May 2020, 13:20
Replies: 751
Views: 48,193
Posted By lesta_smsc
So now I want a slim PC that will be perfect for...

So now I want a slim PC that will be perfect for MAME cabinet. I'm looking at Dell Optiplex due to their compact size. Anyone have any recommendations?

Ideally with on-board ATI graphics card so I...
Forum: Collections 16 May 2020, 02:48
Replies: 10
Views: 823
Posted By lesta_smsc
Welcome to the forum... look at tool called...

Welcome to the forum... look at tool called DiskRipper to make this task somewhat easier.
Forum: support.Hardware 16 May 2020, 02:46
Replies: 19
Views: 569
Posted By lesta_smsc
Very peculiar. In other things I have used NTSC...

Very peculiar. In other things I have used NTSC will display except it would be in B&W rather than not show up at all. The OSCC may be doing some additional conversion that is creating the issue.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 May 2020, 20:55
Replies: 6,238
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Posted By lesta_smsc
Bought a few days ago: Wii video connector...

Bought a few days ago:

Wii video connector to SCART. For pixel perfect resolution (240p)!

Build a cable for VGA to SCART not that long ago for MAME!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 May 2020, 20:47
Replies: 751
Views: 48,193
Posted By lesta_smsc
So here goes: I currently have DOS and...

So here goes:

I currently have DOS and Windows 98SE. The logic is that the DOS sound ONLY works in DOS and not within Windows 98SE. This is due to how the drivers are configured and the AC'97...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 May 2020, 21:46
Replies: 8
Views: 275
Posted By lesta_smsc
Is this because game requirements are over 1MB? I...

Is this because game requirements are over 1MB? I cant see how the location of RAM would make a difference other than needing more RAM in general in which case any means of adding RAM would work...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 May 2020, 21:38
Replies: 25
Views: 1,692
Posted By lesta_smsc
They are probably basing price on current market...

They are probably basing price on current market value then add on 10-20% since item is new.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 May 2020, 15:13
Replies: 58
Views: 2,439
Posted By lesta_smsc
I remember when I first got this game and was...

I remember when I first got this game and was amazed by the detail and graphics in comparison to other games of its time (or since)! The into movie is still something I am in awe of to this day!
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 11 May 2020, 15:00
Replies: 19
Views: 2,067
Posted By lesta_smsc
Not sure if you recall the point and click or was...

Not sure if you recall the point and click or was it controlled by joystick?

Beastlord? http://hol.abime.net/85/screenshot
Forum: Amiga scene 11 May 2020, 14:58
Replies: 43
Views: 2,642
Posted By lesta_smsc
Will this run on stock Amiga A600? I have PCMCIA...

Will this run on stock Amiga A600? I have PCMCIA network adaptor so will have internet connection. Just wondering how much memory it will all take up if requires use of network?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 May 2020, 14:56
Replies: 58
Views: 2,439
Posted By lesta_smsc
I still do but not sure if it counts playing them...

I still do but not sure if it counts playing them on PS2!?

You're right about using CRT though, I was surprised how nice the console looked on my 28" CRT in comparison to HDTV!

Currently...
Forum: support.Games 09 May 2020, 23:33
Replies: 70
Views: 4,754
Posted By lesta_smsc
Given the complexity in the manner of completion,...

Given the complexity in the manner of completion, maybe there was another copy protection that was related to the gameplay? A bit like Dungeons and Dragons which made the game virtually unplayable.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 May 2020, 05:06
Replies: 751
Views: 48,193
Posted By lesta_smsc
Finally VGA to SCART cable complete! ...

Finally VGA to SCART cable complete!

Incredible 240p and scanlines! :)

Now time to find HDD for permanent fixture!
Forum: support.Hardware 06 May 2020, 04:16
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By lesta_smsc
Oh is this related to cardreset patch?... have...

Oh is this related to cardreset patch?... have you got additional RAM? There is conflict between memory allocation and PCMCIA taking up same address.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 May 2020, 14:38
Replies: 751
Views: 48,193
Posted By lesta_smsc
Yes... when I get round to it hopefully I will! ...

Yes... when I get round to it hopefully I will!

Do you have vga to scart? If so what schematic you use?

I've got 240p on Wii anyhow so this is just to tinker with laptop based alternative.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 May 2020, 13:57
Replies: 751
Views: 48,193
Posted By lesta_smsc
Correct. TV out is 480i which actually looks nice...

Correct. TV out is 480i which actually looks nice compared to visible pixels!

As for special hardware. Fortunately my graphics card supports 15khz!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 May 2020, 10:45
Replies: 751
Views: 48,193
Posted By lesta_smsc
You can. VGA is RGB as is RGB SCART (assumes that...

You can. VGA is RGB as is RGB SCART (assumes that your TV supports RGB). The volts need adjustment with resistors that's all.

Oh and also you need to send 15khz signal for true pixel perfect...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 May 2020, 22:20
Replies: 751
Views: 48,193
Posted By lesta_smsc
Trying to build a VGA to scart cable for pixel...

Trying to build a VGA to scart cable for pixel perfect resolution in MAME.

Also trying to force resolution on my DOS laptop so it can do this via TV out. Not sure if that is possible.

Update:...
Forum: Hardware pics 02 May 2020, 04:19
Replies: 6
Views: 676
Posted By lesta_smsc
Awesome! I actually have several original...

Awesome! I actually have several original joysticks of this type! :)
Forum: support.Hardware 27 April 2020, 16:04
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By lesta_smsc
Not a matter of being set to slave / master is...

Not a matter of being set to slave / master is it? Check tracks for the pin to ensure there is continuity.
Forum: support.Hardware 26 April 2020, 20:55
Replies: 19
Views: 883
Posted By lesta_smsc
Is that not a problem with the RGB on board?...

Is that not a problem with the RGB on board? Usually capacitor issue. One of the colours probably out of tolerance. A colour chart may highlight which one.

Although someone had same issue in menu...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 April 2020, 17:22
Replies: 751
Views: 48,193
Posted By lesta_smsc
You're correct. It's SB Pro and FM by the looks...

You're correct. It's SB Pro and FM by the looks of it.

Still real DOS sound is sweet!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 April 2020, 13:17
Replies: 751
Views: 48,193
Posted By lesta_smsc
Nixsys were making some? ...

Nixsys were making some?

https://www.nixsys.com/motherboard-with-isa-slot/
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 April 2020, 12:34
Replies: 751
Views: 48,193
Posted By lesta_smsc
I currently have Roland MT-32 running for game...

I currently have Roland MT-32 running for game sounds. Incredible music especially for MI!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 April 2020, 11:33
Replies: 751
Views: 48,193
Posted By lesta_smsc
Great music! If I get a moment I'm going to check...

Great music! If I get a moment I'm going to check if my DOS laptop produces the same!
Forum: support.Hardware 23 April 2020, 10:55
Replies: 21
Views: 1,765
Posted By lesta_smsc
The MAX3232 can be run with voltage range of 3v...

The MAX3232 can be run with voltage range of 3v to 5.5v but interestingly it requires significant less power than the MAX232 which I have (I think it was 12v).

I can see the logic by your method...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 April 2020, 15:37
Replies: 751
Views: 48,193
Posted By lesta_smsc
No PC VGA to SCART.

No PC VGA to SCART.
Forum: MarketPlace 20 April 2020, 13:46
Replies: 13
Views: 920
Posted By lesta_smsc
This? https://www.ebay.es/itm/173900934222

This?

https://www.ebay.es/itm/173900934222
Forum: MarketPlace 20 April 2020, 12:08
Replies: 13
Views: 920
Posted By lesta_smsc
Apparently the A2000 ones also fit. Is it...

Apparently the A2000 ones also fit.

Is it this that you're looking for?

http://www.surplussales.com/ComputerAccess/con_edge.html

Texas Instruments Card Edge Connector 43 / 86 i believe is...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 April 2020, 00:01
Replies: 21
Views: 1,765
Posted By lesta_smsc
This is great news! Well done! I have both of...

This is great news! Well done! I have both of those devices! The MAX232 is that the serial one? Also my ESP is USB controlled. Do you have pics of set up? Also are you happy to share the codes for...
Forum: Graphics. Tutorials 19 April 2020, 23:42
Replies: 3
Views: 1,135
Posted By lesta_smsc
Just watched this. Great how you kept it simple...

Just watched this. Great how you kept it simple :)

What's more impressive is how the picture you started drawing gradually came together. Did you have a design you were putting into digital format...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 April 2020, 20:57
Replies: 751
Views: 48,193
Posted By lesta_smsc
Anyone tried 15kHz output via VGA to scart for...

Anyone tried 15kHz output via VGA to scart for pixel perfect emulation? Wondering how to build quick cable.
Forum: support.Other 19 April 2020, 11:44
Replies: 1
Views: 488
Posted By lesta_smsc
James' DR is an amazing piece of software....

James' DR is an amazing piece of software. Certainly helped many with streamlining rips. Sadly he is no longer with us on EAB but his services to the community are I'm sure appreciated by many.
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