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Forum: Amiga scene 10 March 2019, 22:58
Replies: 269
Views: 135,879
Posted By Xebec
tracker.amiga.me not resolving here :(

tracker.amiga.me not resolving here :(
Forum: News 17 October 2018, 00:24
Replies: 398
Views: 44,884
Posted By Xebec
+1 for an Amiga 1200 please Kipper2K :) And...

+1 for an Amiga 1200 please Kipper2K :)

And if you do something for the ST, probably one of those too :)
Forum: support.Hardware 24 September 2017, 03:44
Replies: 15
Views: 1,489
Posted By Xebec
Very good info on the chipram - thank you!. I...

Very good info on the chipram - thank you!. I may just wait for a newer core before buying then..

What does v4 do that v2+ doesn't do? From what I've seen on the apollo forums it won't be any...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 September 2017, 21:48
Replies: 15
Views: 1,489
Posted By Xebec
Rev 5 and v500 v2+, only 512KB Of chipram?

Hi folks,

I have a Rev 5 NTSC A500, and it only has 512KB Of chipram (+ 512KB of trapdoor ram via the commodore expansion).

I'm debating getting a Vampire 500 V2+ Upgrade for it, but I...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 July 2017, 00:16
Replies: 10
Views: 1,118
Posted By Xebec
Hey Akira - I can take measurements of various...

Hey Akira - I can take measurements of various portions of the case if interested.. I could send pictures and go from there.

I can also 3D print 'fake boards' or whatever you need to test/verify...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 July 2017, 16:00
Replies: 10
Views: 1,118
Posted By Xebec
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/a1200housing/...

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/a1200housing/new-amiga-1200-cases-made-from-new-molds/description

On the campaign page - "The Buttons expansion board that'll take place here is going to be...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 June 2017, 01:05
Replies: 10
Views: 1,118
Posted By Xebec
A1200 Kickstarter Internal HxC mounting/External CF HDD

I don't have Facebook and don't see any action on the kickstarter page related to some of the promised 'upgrades'we could order..

Has anyone been able to acquire the parts that allow you to mount...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 June 2017, 19:13
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By Xebec
Awesome!! Thanks - will print out shortly. Now...

Awesome!! Thanks - will print out shortly. Now I just need to see if I have any nuts laying around since somehow my internal connector is missing them :)
Forum: Amiga scene 13 June 2017, 02:14
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By Xebec
DVI backplate for A1200 Kickstarter Case

Hey folks!

I've finally migrated my A1200 motherboard to a beautiful blue Amiga 1200 "kickstarter case". However, I'm unable to find a DVI solution that 'stays in place' with this case -- the...
Forum: support.WinUAE 28 February 2017, 20:12
Replies: 5
Views: 1,783
Posted By Xebec
I've decided just to copy the 3.1 System.HDF over...

I've decided just to copy the 3.1 System.HDF over top of my OS 3.1 install and call it a day. looking forward to the new features :) ..
Forum: support.WinUAE 28 February 2017, 16:18
Replies: 5
Views: 1,783
Posted By Xebec
Good news/bad news -- After going through the...

Good news/bad news -- After going through the steps a few more times I must have missed something -- I can now run the install_CWB39 icon from the workbench. However, after running through the...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 February 2017, 22:32
Replies: 61
Views: 9,573
Posted By Xebec
This is a little bit of an unfair comparison --...

This is a little bit of an unfair comparison -- the Pentium 3.3V on 0.6um process also shipped at 90 and 100mhz in volume (March 1994), with 100 being a full 33% faster than the 68060 ever shipped...
Forum: support.WinUAE 26 February 2017, 22:15
Replies: 5
Views: 1,783
Posted By Xebec
OK - I have both my 8GB image and system.hdf on...

OK - I have both my 8GB image and system.hdf on the UAE controller. No luck still..

I've unticked bootable on both (nothing happens)
Bootable on my image only - OS does not see system.hdf as DH2...
Forum: support.WinUAE 26 February 2017, 18:59
Replies: 5
Views: 1,783
Posted By Xebec
Help installing ClassicWB 3.9/UAE

Hi folks!

I have an A1200 CF card that i've converted to an image file - boots great in WinUAE. (OS 3.9, SFS, OS partition = ~ 1GB, Games = ~ 7GB, Boingbags 1-4 installed).

The problem I have...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 24 February 2017, 13:23
Replies: 557
Views: 71,180
Posted By Xebec
Rogue on an Amiga 1000. This was very...

Rogue on an Amiga 1000. This was very unfortunate for me since it didn't entice me to consider switching from my Atari ST.. in retrospect - that sucks :).
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 February 2017, 21:24
Replies: 97
Views: 8,703
Posted By Xebec
First computer - A800 ("Grandfather chipset" :)) ...

First computer - A800 ("Grandfather chipset" :)) before that -- atari 2600 ("Great GCS")- before that - cardboard boxes to build igloos out of ( was ~ 5-6 years old when we got the 800..)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 February 2017, 15:37
Replies: 31
Views: 2,243
Posted By Xebec
I got caught by the AAA hype of course, but...

I got caught by the AAA hype of course, but reading back now -- AA+ would have been a very good upgrade for Commodore had it come out even in 1994.. I think AA+ is why the A4000 has the '8MB'...
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 21 February 2017, 11:39
Replies: 69
Views: 25,041
Posted By Xebec
Vampire ammx instructions in UAE would be very...

Vampire ammx instructions in UAE would be very useful for development. Same when the FPU comes out that may have functions other 68k CPUs don't have.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 February 2017, 11:36
Replies: 42
Views: 3,460
Posted By Xebec
Amiga lemmings... (Funny movie,) Atari ST...

Amiga lemmings... (Funny movie,)

Atari ST (sorry :)) Sundog.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 20 February 2017, 18:08
Replies: 9
Views: 1,777
Posted By Xebec
Once you have the upgraded Agnus - is it just...

Once you have the upgraded Agnus - is it just software to switch between modes?

I have a 8372A Agnus chip that I bought off Ebay a while back that I meant to install. I stopped because of the...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 20 February 2017, 00:01
Replies: 9
Views: 1,777
Posted By Xebec
Thanks - sounds like there's no easy way to...

Thanks - sounds like there's no easy way to switch the A500 to PAL / 50 hz like the A1200 or Atari ST? I'm assuming some PAL games would work on the switchable A1200 and not the NTSC A500?
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 19 February 2017, 15:37
Replies: 9
Views: 1,777
Posted By Xebec
What can't I do with A500+A1200?

Hey folks, I'm still somewhat new to Amiga (grew up with Atari ST). Over the last 2 years I have acquired:

A500 (NTSC Rev 5 unfort)
Commodore 512KB trapdoor expansion
Indivision upgrade
(Plan...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 February 2017, 15:27
Replies: 13
Views: 3,092
Posted By Xebec
ST user here so I have a different bias :) -...

ST user here so I have a different bias :) - from my perspective:

ST bias:
Frontier Elite 2 - while an OCS game runs better on A1200 and still shows off the power
+1 for Super Stardust...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 February 2017, 15:18
Replies: 31
Views: 2,243
Posted By Xebec
Amigans - Which 3DO games are best?

Yes, slightly off topic - but the 3DO did have some Amiga design team DNA in it, so..

I've never really explored the 3DO yet - which games are best on the platform?

(Other than Star Control 2 -...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 February 2017, 21:26
Replies: 141
Views: 24,543
Posted By Xebec
Not quite what I meant -- Intel (and other...

Not quite what I meant -- Intel (and other manufacturers) was able to make it's chips for a lot cheaper than Commodore (per chip) because of the newer manufacturing processes. If C= had the chips...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 February 2017, 18:01
Replies: 141
Views: 24,543
Posted By Xebec
I'll just add there was a lot of opportunity on...

I'll just add there was a lot of opportunity on the table to further reduce the cost of the A1200/4000 and even the 500/600 via chip fabrication investments that C= didn't bother with..

The...
Forum: Amiga scene 09 February 2017, 19:15
Replies: 28
Views: 3,392
Posted By Xebec
This is what has me holding off on ordering one...

This is what has me holding off on ordering one for my NTSC Amiga 500 -- the 512KB chipram problem.

However, I'm going to order an ACA500plus for my 500 because it is able to convert (Without...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 February 2017, 22:15
Replies: 557
Views: 71,180
Posted By Xebec
Rogue for me.. and unfortunately it never showed...

Rogue for me.. and unfortunately it never showed off how much better the Amiga was than my Atari ST (or my Atari 800 honestly)...
Forum: Member Introductions 08 February 2017, 22:14
Replies: 26
Views: 7,716
Posted By Xebec
Hey just a hello from a fellow yankee as well! ...

Hey just a hello from a fellow yankee as well!

I'm a bit of a 'late' convert here .. owning my first Amiga in 2014 :). (emulating way before that).

Why now? I grew up with the Atari 800...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 February 2017, 20:14
Replies: 10
Views: 1,773
Posted By Xebec
That looks pretty awesome! I was actually...

That looks pretty awesome! I was actually shopping for a PC high end equivalent in 1994 -- a Digiboard 4/8 serial port board set which PCBoard BBS supported but then the "software police" arrived...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 February 2017, 18:30
Replies: 10
Views: 1,773
Posted By Xebec
This is exactly what I was curious about.. 'back...

This is exactly what I was curious about.. 'back in the day' - before the internet really took off, it sounds like Big Box Amigas + one or more Zorro cards with serial ports to do it.. I guess...
Forum: Amiga scene 31 January 2017, 23:18
Replies: 79
Views: 14,519
Posted By Xebec
I know this isn't the question -- but -- the...

I know this isn't the question -- but -- the Atari 800 is probably the closest machine architecturally to the Amiga :).

- Custom chips (3) sharing RAM with processor. (4 if you count the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 29 January 2017, 00:38
Replies: 10
Views: 1,773
Posted By Xebec
Multiline Amiga BBS Questions from an Atari/PC'er

Hey folks

I ran a BBS back in the day - starting with BBS Express! on the Atari 800XL, BBS Express! ST on a 520ST, then FoReM ST, then finally PCBoard on the PC.. until I got in some trouble...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 January 2017, 20:36
Replies: 20
Views: 3,610
Posted By Xebec
Just FYI on this - if you're thinking about a...

Just FYI on this - if you're thinking about a vampire upgrade later - it looks like the vampire won't fit with the megachip installed on an A500; but you may be able to use adapters to get around...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 January 2017, 20:31
Replies: 20
Views: 3,610
Posted By Xebec
I would assume 2MB of Chipram would allow you to...

I would assume 2MB of Chipram would allow you to use full ECS resolutions if you upgrade the chips (or use the Indivision upgrade)?

Also, I believe the run the newer AGA stuff with the Vampire...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 January 2017, 20:47
Replies: 20
Views: 3,610
Posted By Xebec
A500+ would just need an additional 1MB via...

A500+ would just need an additional 1MB via trapdoor ? (Assuming it came with 1MB on motherboard originally)
Forum: support.Hardware 15 January 2017, 20:01
Replies: 20
Views: 3,610
Posted By Xebec
A500 path to 2MB chipram?

Hi folks!

What's the path to upgrade a NTSC Rev 5 A500 to 2MB of chipram? (My use case would be for WHDLoad + Vampire 500 V2+ .. to run all games).

I understand the 512KB --> 1MB path is:...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 November 2016, 14:54
Replies: 2
Views: 1,642
Posted By Xebec
Chambers of Muon - Multiplayer FPS Amiga Game

There was an arcade game called "Chambers of Muon" which was essentially 7 networked Amiga's (either 500's or 1000's) providing a first person shooter experience. Some info about the game can be...
Forum: project.EAB File Server 27 September 2016, 00:17
Replies: 455
Views: 158,481
Posted By Xebec
Hey add me if you want -- CMDR Xebec :). (Also...

Hey add me if you want -- CMDR Xebec :). (Also Rift/x52 pro user). I'm not on Elite as much as I used to but am enjoying the 2.2 Beta..

Slightly offtopic but here's an Atari ST demo with some...
Forum: support.WinUAE 08 September 2016, 21:03
Replies: 9
Views: 2,540
Posted By Xebec
Did anyone ever resolve the sound issue on...

Did anyone ever resolve the sound issue on 'faster than A1200' amigas? I have a mildly accelerated A1200 (68020 @ 28 Mhz, 33MB FastRAM) and it has the sound issue.. It's also still a bit slow but...
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