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Forum: support.Hardware 21 February 2020, 16:30
Replies: 43
Views: 9,080
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
Roctec Slim is acting up again

Just wondering here if maybe you would know why the RocTec slim has started acting up again. Its like the drive light stays on when you put a disk in and you can hear it spinning and whirring but...
Forum: support.Apps 02 February 2020, 01:17
Replies: 25
Views: 3,608
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
Question Still can't get uploading using any protocol working?!

I tried downloading BoingBag 1 but I couldn't find a serial.device inside that archive. Do you know where I can find the serial.device that you recommend I downgrade to?

Uploads still...
Forum: support.Apps 21 January 2020, 00:18
Replies: 25
Views: 3,608
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
... and I COMPLETELY forgot about this... UNTIL...

... and I COMPLETELY forgot about this... UNTIL now in 2020!
Will take a look at it tomorrow :)
Forum: support.Hardware 20 August 2019, 17:54
Replies: 34
Views: 780
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
Isopropyl Alcohol I can do. Toothbrush I can do....

Isopropyl Alcohol I can do. Toothbrush I can do. Will try :)
Forum: support.Hardware 20 August 2019, 17:21
Replies: 34
Views: 780
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
Thank you again for taking the time to try and...

Thank you again for taking the time to try and help me. I appreciate each and every morsel of information. :great:bowdown



Any specific method that you would recommend? I want to make sure I do...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 August 2019, 07:05
Replies: 34
Views: 780
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
Hey R4M thanks for the suggestions :) ...

Hey R4M thanks for the suggestions :)



I don't think available power is an issue. I am using a Corsair RM750X modular PSU connected up to an ATX->Amiga PSU converter. I didn't buy it...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 August 2019, 06:58
Replies: 34
Views: 780
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
I actually did this with all the drives connected...

I actually did this with all the drives connected up, and from what I remember it did say RDY signal was late or not detected (don't remember the exact message it showed). Also for testing writing...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 August 2019, 11:40
Replies: 34
Views: 780
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
Thumbs up Thanks for sharing your thoughts

Hey Jope thanks for replying. I also got your private message.
PSU voltages should be good. I am using a Corsair RM750X ATX PSU with an Amiga PSU adapter so there should be enough juice to power...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 August 2019, 07:27
Replies: 143
Views: 39,175
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
Lightbulb Hope this helps

I may be late to respond but I thought I'd give my thoughts anyway. :)
I do have both of these monitors of which I bought the 17" BL702A first.
They both have their advantages and disadvantages......
Forum: support.Hardware 19 August 2019, 00:37
Replies: 34
Views: 780
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
... Thanks for your suggestions. I'll try...

... Thanks for your suggestions. I'll try swapping the drives around tomorrow. :) Will keep you posted on what happens.
Forum: support.Hardware 18 August 2019, 22:51
Replies: 34
Views: 780
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
Solarmon as I think I mentioned before my Amiga...

Solarmon as I think I mentioned before my Amiga 1200 is of the 1D4 variety.
Forum: support.Hardware 18 August 2019, 22:16
Replies: 34
Views: 780
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
Eek Oh noes...!

Solarmon, first of all - thank you for taking the time to post to this thread to let me know of your results.

However if it actually has to do with the traces on the motherboard itself or a...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 August 2019, 20:26
Replies: 34
Views: 780
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
Hmmm made progress but ...

Now I have tried something else. I disconnected DF2 and plugged in the Gotek in its place. THEN it works absolutely perfectly!!!! Reading/Writing the whole shebang....

I then tried setting things...
Forum: Coders. Tutorials 18 August 2019, 19:30
Replies: 14
Views: 8,871
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
Ha ha I am still interested in finding out IF...

Ha ha I am still interested in finding out IF there is a way to make a slave to have the NewTek demos load up through WHDLoad instead of having to use disks and downgrader etc for my Amiga 1200.
...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 August 2019, 19:01
Replies: 34
Views: 780
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
As things are set up now I have the Gotek as DF3....

As things are set up now I have the Gotek as DF3.
Though as I explained having it connected up together with the other drives introduces write errors when writing to DF1-DF2 (and possibly DF0 as...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 August 2019, 18:58
Replies: 34
Views: 780
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
Hello Mumpitz! I have an Amiga 1200 (Escom...

Hello Mumpitz!

I have an Amiga 1200 (Escom revision but with the Escom floppymod removed!) I was not aware that the Gotek would be limited to functioning as DF2 drive as the highest. I didn't...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 August 2019, 20:39
Replies: 34
Views: 780
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
Now I have tried switching the jumper to sit at...

Now I have tried switching the jumper to sit at S1 position instead. The end result then is that the Gotek shows up as DF3:Unreadable. Will try removing the other external drives and see what happens...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 August 2019, 23:28
Replies: 34
Views: 780
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
Thank you for your kind help. Right now the Gotek...

Thank you for your kind help. Right now the Gotek has its jumper set at S0, with no jumper set for MO. I read somewhere that the jumper should be set at S0 and that the board inside the external...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 August 2019, 21:29
Replies: 34
Views: 780
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
I would absolutely do this if it wasn't for the...

I would absolutely do this if it wasn't for the fact that the two known good external drives I have are the Cumana CAX-354. I found a Youtube video of a guy mounting a Gotek in one of those...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 August 2019, 01:40
Replies: 34
Views: 780
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
Thanks R4M for the suggestions. Good stuff. I...

Thanks R4M for the suggestions. Good stuff. I would try this as you suggest but unfortunately I don't have another external enclosure/case to try.... I'm just hoping to pinpoint just what is the...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 August 2019, 23:44
Replies: 34
Views: 780
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
External Gotek Cortex/FlashFloppy causes havoc!

Hello fellow Amigans!

I've posted about this before but at that time I did not understand what I was dealing with really. Making a new thread for this and hoping I can figure it out with your...
Forum: support.Other 23 July 2019, 19:48
Replies: 2
Views: 555
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
Thank you Amigasystem for your suggestion! ...

Thank you Amigasystem for your suggestion!
I'll look into it definitely. :)
Forum: support.Other 23 July 2019, 15:15
Replies: 2
Views: 555
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
Make HDF (or other format) image of real Amiga CompactFlash HD?

Hello fellow Amigans!

I'm wondering about the possibility of making a full image of the boot partition of my real Amiga 1200 to HDF or other harddrive imaging format and save it to a CompactFlash...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 11 July 2019, 20:54
Replies: 16
Views: 1,478
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
You guys are right. ClrMamePro MAY not be so...

You guys are right. ClrMamePro MAY not be so complicated, and it definitely helps with keeping up to date with ROM collections. :D

... now hmmm is there a way to .... update all the slaves for...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 10 July 2019, 23:16
Replies: 16
Views: 1,478
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
Retroplay I think I managed to get ClrMamePro to...

Retroplay I think I managed to get ClrMamePro to do its job, now it seems the collection is complete aside from 5 games missing in the WHDLoad games category...

Now for the million dollar...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 10 July 2019, 22:19
Replies: 16
Views: 1,478
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
Thanks for the suggestion mate! Much appreciated!...

Thanks for the suggestion mate! Much appreciated!

Did create an account on the FTP (Thank you for the suggestion!!) and downloading the Retroplay directory on the FTP as I'm typing this
at 100x...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 10 July 2019, 22:15
Replies: 16
Views: 1,478
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
I'm taking a closer look at it now. But just...

I'm taking a closer look at it now. But just generally speaking I think these ROM managers are hard to wrap my head around. I'll see if I can figure it out.
Will save the video and see if I can...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 10 July 2019, 21:08
Replies: 16
Views: 1,478
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
Okay! Thank you for the quick answer. I have no...

Okay! Thank you for the quick answer. I have no idea how ROM managers work. Where is the cloud drive of yours? I tried downloading from EAB FTP which is a wonderful resource, but SO slow. :-)
...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 10 July 2019, 21:00
Replies: 16
Views: 1,478
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
Complete Updated WHDLoad Set - How?

Hello fellow Amigans! :)

I don't know if this is the right place to ask this but is there a way to acquire a complete WHDLoad set of all the OCS/ECS/AGA games and demos, and CD32 conversions for...
Forum: support.WinUAE 21 May 2019, 10:27
Replies: 26
Views: 2,358
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
Toni! Installing the latest release version of...

Toni! Installing the latest release version of WinUAE using WASAPI audio works 100%. No more losing sound when in full screen mode. I don't know what changed but I am using it like this for now.
...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 April 2019, 23:32
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
Thanks so much for pointing me in the right...

Thanks so much for pointing me in the right direction. I do believe this would be the easiest way for me to use this PC floppy drive with my Amiga.

However I am wondering if the adapter would fit...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 April 2019, 23:55
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
Help modding PC floppy drive?

Hello everybody!

I have this external drive for the Amiga (the generic kind with a metal case). Unfortunately the drive that was in it seems to have died completely so right now it's not very...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 April 2019, 23:45
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
Thanks for the suggestion I'll make sure to check...

Thanks for the suggestion I'll make sure to check it out and see if I can make the last fine adjustments to the pixelclock and phase settings. I think I have it decently adjusted right now. :great
Forum: support.Hardware 10 April 2019, 23:44
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
Lightbulb Okay here's an update: I tried both the...

Okay here's an update:

I tried both the Multiscan monitor profile with the VGAOnly monitor profile (which worked fine on the BL702A monitor 100%) as well as the Euro72 monitor profile also with...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 April 2019, 20:06
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
Hello Amigoun and thank you for your response! ...

Hello Amigoun and thank you for your response!

It is so frustrating that the monitor does auto adjust everytime I switch mode. I have no idea how to get it to remember several settings. The BL702A...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 April 2019, 18:52
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
Eek Brand new BenQ BL912 does not remember settings!

Hello everybody!

I previously posted here about upgrading my BenQ BL702A monitor to the bigger BL912 and being out of luck because I couldn't buy it anywhere.

Then I saw Amazon.co.uk had...
Forum: support.Games 05 March 2019, 23:32
Replies: 0
Views: 421
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
Eek Cannon Fodder - Can't fire (Right click)??

Hello!

:nuts I don't believe it! :nuts

The reason why I was having the problem detailed below was because I had switched from using a Corsair ATX 700 watt PSU with an Amiga Power adapter to...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 March 2019, 00:45
Replies: 5
Views: 740
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
I am looking at the manual now for this monitor...

I am looking at the manual now for this monitor here:

http://www.support.nec-display.com/dl_service/data/display_en/manual/ea193mi/EA193Mi_manual_EN.pdf

It states in the manual that there is a...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 March 2019, 00:30
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
Lightbulb UPDATE: I bought this Amiga PSU: ...

UPDATE:

I bought this Amiga PSU:
https://www.c64psu.com/c64psu/56-174-commodore-amiga-a500-a500-a600-a1200-psu.html#/37-ac_plug_standard-eu

Got it today and replaced the ATX PSU with it.
Now...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 March 2019, 13:02
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By ProdigalAmigan
Question Could the Gotek be the culprit?

Hey Jope!

Thanks for your input. I find it weird that it would have a belt issue again after no more than a year since you very kindly replaced the belt for me with a brand new one...

I did...
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