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Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 18:24
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Posted By demolition
True, no point in using nibble copy for cracked...

True, no point in using nibble copy for cracked games since they are always DOS disks.

TSGUI has always worked fine for me as well but as others have pointed out, many games will not run properly...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 02 November 2018, 11:09
Replies: 10
Views: 264
Posted By demolition
HDToolBox doesn't do a 'real' low level format....

HDToolBox doesn't do a 'real' low level format. It just means it zero-fills the drive which should not be a problem. It is sufficient to just do a quick format though (unless you intentionally want...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 02 November 2018, 10:59
Replies: 10
Views: 264
Posted By demolition
Which partition format did you set for your...

Which partition format did you set for your partition? And are you using KS1.3 (seeing as you mention WB1.3)? AFAIK, KS1.3 require the file system handler to be in ROM (KS or external ROM) and will...
Forum: News 01 November 2018, 21:47
Replies: 1,151
Views: 205,573
Posted By demolition
Why does it matter which folder it is in? It...

Why does it matter which folder it is in? It simply means that it hasn't been fully verified yet. You should just try it, and I would be 99.9% certain that it wouldn't cause your Gotek to explode. :)...
Forum: support.WinUAE 01 November 2018, 16:04
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By demolition
I tried Noobs once when I got the RPi3 but did...

I tried Noobs once when I got the RPi3 but did not see Win10 as a choice, but this was a while ago so perhaps that was added since.



Yes, that is exactly the tool that I used to prepare the SD...
Forum: support.WinUAE 01 November 2018, 10:09
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By demolition
I wanted to try out Win10 IoT on my RPi3, but...

I wanted to try out Win10 IoT on my RPi3, but despite several attempts I could never get it to even boot.. The tool to format and prepare the SD card verified and said it was good, but no luck.
Forum: support.Hardware 31 October 2018, 11:13
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By demolition
Yep, just bake them first to make sure they are...

Yep, just bake them first to make sure they are dry in case they have been left out for a while.
https://sciencing.com/dry-desiccant-5939321.html

A floppy disk's worst enemy is moisture so a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 October 2018, 11:53
Replies: 5,850
Views: 942,461
Posted By demolition
Yeah, the OSSC is a great thing once you've done...

Yeah, the OSSC is a great thing once you've done setting it up properly. Remember to flash the firmware before spending too much time on it as you'd have to start over if you decide you want to...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 October 2018, 11:44
Replies: 8
Views: 268
Posted By demolition
I normally see the -12V rail measuring between...

I normally see the -12V rail measuring between -15V to -16V when not loaded, and while -17V is a little lower I don't think it should be a problem, at least briefly while you measure the voltage...
Forum: support.Other 27 October 2018, 16:58
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By demolition
KS 3.0 does not exist for 500(+), at least not...

KS 3.0 does not exist for 500(+), at least not originally. KS 3.1 is available as a single chip for A500/600.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 25 October 2018, 07:37
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By demolition
Think of it this way - most Amiga games were...

Think of it this way - most Amiga games were designed specifically to run on an A500 with a 7 MHz 68000 so there's little point in having a faster CPU. Actually with WHDLoad, many games have delays...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 24 October 2018, 22:06
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By demolition
Are you sure that you need something that can run...

Are you sure that you need something that can run 3D well? There are very few 3D games for the Amiga and it seems excessive to pay an extra 200 EUR just to be able to run a couple of games.. Notice...
Forum: Hardware mods 24 October 2018, 18:06
Replies: 401
Views: 344,391
Posted By demolition
Yes sorry, that was exactly what I was thinking.

Yes sorry, that was exactly what I was thinking.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 24 October 2018, 18:03
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By demolition
The ACA1221ec is a quite nice little accelerator...

The ACA1221ec is a quite nice little accelerator and will suit you well for WHDLoad and other basic WB usage. Do you expect to be running any other kind of programs or perhaps 3D games?

An 020...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 24 October 2018, 16:44
Replies: 13
Views: 553
Posted By demolition
Yes, WinUAE will work fine with IPF files if you...

Yes, WinUAE will work fine with IPF files if you provide it with the DLL from http://www.softpres.org/download.
Forum: Hardware mods 24 October 2018, 14:13
Replies: 401
Views: 344,391
Posted By demolition
The head on an HD drive is narrower than the one...

The head on an HD drive is narrower than the one in a DD drive so alignment needs to be more accurate for the head to hit the track. This also means that a HD drive will have a hard time...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 24 October 2018, 11:40
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By demolition
The typical setup is a CF HDD and 16GB should be...

The typical setup is a CF HDD and 16GB should be plenty of space. People often use 4 or 8GB cards. KS 3.1 and WB 3.1 is a good place to start. ClassicWB is a popular choice as it is already setup up...
Forum: Hardware mods 24 October 2018, 10:34
Replies: 401
Views: 344,391
Posted By demolition
Format as Amiga 880kB disk? Converted HD drives...

Format as Amiga 880kB disk? Converted HD drives should have the DD/HD switch fixed to DD. Else you need to cover the hole on any HD disks you want to use. Even then, using HD disks with DD format...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 October 2018, 16:10
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By demolition
The dual one I got with my RapidRoad fits just...

The dual one I got with my RapidRoad fits just fine in the A1200 case cutout. I ordered another one from ebay that looked identical, but I received a 2x single instead. :/ At least I got my money...
Forum: support.Apps 15 October 2018, 22:02
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By demolition
I think you could use this: ...

I think you could use this:
http://www.retro-commodore.eu/cf-rescue-disk-for-a600a1200/


It has LoadWB on it so you can start your WB installation from there.
Forum: support.Apps 15 October 2018, 16:31
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By demolition
FAT95 is the handler for reading FAT32...

FAT95 is the handler for reading FAT32 filesystems, which you will probably be using on those CF cards. I don't know of any alternative to compactflash.device which is able to access CF cards on the...
Forum: News 15 October 2018, 13:46
Replies: 244
Views: 12,958
Posted By demolition
Perhaps the sizes are available, but are they...

Perhaps the sizes are available, but are they also available with the correct angle, that is for the row they are used?
Forum: News 15 October 2018, 11:40
Replies: 244
Views: 12,958
Posted By demolition
Wrt. caps lock, you are right. I have been using...

Wrt. caps lock, you are right. I have been using the C64 too much I guess. :)
A transparent lens for the caps lock LED would be nice, however just having the light shine around the key would also be...
Forum: support.Apps 15 October 2018, 11:20
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By demolition
To mount a CF card you only need these three...

To mount a CF card you only need these three files:
CF0 + compactflash.device from
http://aminet.net/package/driver/media/CFD133

fat95 from
http://aminet.net/package/disk/misc/fat95

In total...
Forum: News 15 October 2018, 11:12
Replies: 261
Views: 72,428
Posted By demolition
Many people seem to be happy with their Furia...

Many people seem to be happy with their Furia accelerator, but as you mention some people have issues with it. I guess it pushes the envelope a bit hard in regards to CPU/mem/CF so it needs the right...
Forum: News 15 October 2018, 10:25
Replies: 244
Views: 12,958
Posted By demolition
This sounds awesome - I just got a mechanical...

This sounds awesome - I just got a mechanical keyboard for my C64 (MechBoard 64) and now there will soon be one for the Amiga as well. :)

The MechBoard 64 use 3D-printed adapters which makes it...
Forum: News 14 October 2018, 08:09
Replies: 43
Views: 8,761
Posted By demolition
I see no reason why it shouldn't work with 3.1.4....

I see no reason why it shouldn't work with 3.1.4. It doesn't care how you program each bit inside. :)
Forum: News 13 October 2018, 06:51
Replies: 1,151
Views: 205,573
Posted By demolition
Yes, OLED will wear out eventually, but I doubt...

Yes, OLED will wear out eventually, but I doubt you need to worry about it unless you keep the Amiga running 24/7 for years. :)
Forum: support.Hardware 11 October 2018, 23:54
Replies: 22
Views: 755
Posted By demolition
Did you check the Help page like Toni said? He's...

Did you check the Help page like Toni said? He's the one who made the software so if anyone knows how it was designed, he would be the one..
Forum: support.Apps 10 October 2018, 07:24
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By demolition
Notice that ClassicWB != Classic Workbench....

Notice that ClassicWB != Classic Workbench. ClassicWB is a fully loaded compilation so you should not be missing much.
I would suggest looking at the FULL pack:...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 October 2018, 15:34
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By demolition
Not a big deal if it is soaked. Any excess...

Not a big deal if it is soaked. Any excess alcohol will evaporate quickly. Wipe the head thoroughly but be careful not to push hard on them or they may be damaged.

With regards to the floppy, it...
Forum: support.WinUAE 09 October 2018, 15:21
Replies: 39
Views: 2,106
Posted By demolition
Sorry, I was talking about JP2 as mentioned in...

Sorry, I was talking about JP2 as mentioned in the first post. :)
Forum: Hardware pics 09 October 2018, 14:27
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By demolition
In my mind, all A520s should be binned. :) No...

In my mind, all A520s should be binned. :) No point in using RF these days when we can use RGB SCART cables. In lack of better, the composite output on the A520 can be useful though as the onboard...
Forum: support.WinUAE 09 October 2018, 14:19
Replies: 39
Views: 2,106
Posted By demolition
I have often seen this glitch on real HW as well,...

I have often seen this glitch on real HW as well, using the OCS version of the game.
Forum: support.Apps 09 October 2018, 14:18
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By demolition
For those specs I'd probably consider some WB3.9...

For those specs I'd probably consider some WB3.9 build, maybe ClassicWB. I am running CWB 3.9 on my A1200 with ACA1232 and I think it is a suitable choice for that CPU. Being ECS you probably cannot...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 October 2018, 19:34
Replies: 7
Views: 276
Posted By demolition
That is the manual for a MegAChip which upgrades...

That is the manual for a MegAChip which upgrades the Amiga to a 2MB Agnus. It is not required in order to upgrade to 1MB chip since this is already supported by the standard Agnus in a Rev. 6 A500.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 October 2018, 18:40
Replies: 63
Views: 1,828
Posted By demolition
Early signs being dull looking solder on the pins...

Early signs being dull looking solder on the pins of the caps, so one should check regularly to make sure it still looks fine. At least once a year I would say. When the Amiga starts acting up,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 October 2018, 17:30
Replies: 63
Views: 1,828
Posted By demolition
I wouldn't recommend anyone to recap an A1200...

I wouldn't recommend anyone to recap an A1200 themselves unless they are experienced in soldering SMD. If you don't do it right and isn't careful, it is easy to lift a trace on the PCB and then you...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 October 2018, 12:44
Replies: 25
Views: 836
Posted By demolition
I use the same speakers as I use for my PC and...

I use the same speakers as I use for my PC and all other computers at my work desk - a pair of Dynaudio Excite X18 speakers:
https://www.dynaudio.com/home-audio/excite/x18

They just deliver great...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 October 2018, 12:37
Replies: 63
Views: 1,828
Posted By demolition
20 years in storage means that the electrolytic...

20 years in storage means that the electrolytic capacitors will very likely be bad by now. While they may look fine right now, it is quite common to see them starting to fail very quickly after the...
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