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Forum: support.Hardware 06 July 2015, 21:05
Replies: 54
Views: 5,822
Posted By Coltch
The blizzard is everyone's first choice...I'm...

The blizzard is everyone's first choice...I'm more than happy with my ACA 1231/42 though..no timing fixes on my 1D1 and it makes my A500 fly when linked to the ACA500.

Given the choice I'd love to...
Forum: News 04 January 2015, 21:00
Replies: 218
Views: 27,529
Posted By Coltch
Ordered mine so it should arrive in the next...

Ordered mine so it should arrive in the next couple of days
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 January 2015, 01:09
Replies: 5,566
Views: 791,021
Posted By Coltch
Mac mini G4...morphos to follow

Mac mini G4...morphos to follow
Forum: support.Games 06 November 2014, 22:19
Replies: 11
Views: 1,139
Posted By Coltch
Loved it on the speccy and C64

Loved it on the speccy and C64
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 27 October 2014, 21:01
Replies: 14
Views: 3,725
Posted By Coltch
In WB 3.1 my ACA500/ACA 1231 shows the full...

In WB 3.1 my ACA500/ACA 1231 shows the full amount of ram and the speed isn't too far off my A1200 with the same card.
Forum: Amiga scene 17 October 2014, 09:51
Replies: 64
Views: 4,785
Posted By Coltch
I can't bear going back to a stock A1200 after...

I can't bear going back to a stock A1200 after just having an 030/42..the 64MB of ram is a godsend for OS3.9 and everything is just snappier...and frontier is quicker
Forum: Amiga scene 08 October 2014, 09:47
Replies: 11
Views: 1,539
Posted By Coltch
Get this on one of my LCD TV'S on A500, A600 and...

Get this on one of my LCD TV'S on A500, A600 and A1200 - the cables are fine (from Amigakit) as I don't have issues on any other screen.

If I manually select an AV channel it seems fine but my...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 25 August 2014, 11:35
Replies: 53
Views: 5,827
Posted By Coltch
I primarily use my A500/ACA500 for playing games...

I primarily use my A500/ACA500 for playing games from floppy (I do have a complete 3,1 WB install on CF though).

For WHDLoad I use my A1200/ACA1231 with a CF HDD as it is far more convenient
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 August 2014, 10:48
Replies: 99
Views: 6,644
Posted By Coltch
Never owned a cpc, a friend had one (6128) and I...

Never owned a cpc, a friend had one (6128) and I remember Cauldron being much better on the cpc than the C64.

I went from a ZX81 to a Speccy which was a huge jump but was envious of my mates C64...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 July 2014, 21:04
Replies: 11
Views: 1,960
Posted By Coltch
Have Dizzy's excellent adventures on Amiga,...

Have Dizzy's excellent adventures on Amiga, doesn't like my A1200 but runs fine on my A500
Forum: Amiga scene 19 July 2014, 17:53
Replies: 26
Views: 4,562
Posted By Coltch
Played it on my tablet and it's very addictive. ...

Played it on my tablet and it's very addictive.

Will try and get my CF Reader working so I can try it on my A1200
Forum: support.Hardware 12 July 2014, 10:28
Replies: 8
Views: 988
Posted By Coltch
Mine has 2 wires going from the card to the Gary...

Mine has 2 wires going from the card to the Gary adapter, these are soldered next to the upturned Gary chip.
Forum: support.Hardware 11 July 2014, 20:18
Replies: 8
Views: 988
Posted By Coltch
I have an amram 1.5mb in one of my A500's I'll...

I have an amram 1.5mb in one of my A500's I'll open it up and see how mine is wired up later
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 July 2014, 20:36
Replies: 295
Views: 68,243
Posted By Coltch
Not available in the UK 😠

Not available in the UK 😠
Forum: support.Hardware 30 June 2014, 18:04
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By Coltch
Will have a look later to see if I can see...

Will have a look later to see if I can see anything on the board (this board was giving issues with my ACA1231)
Forum: support.Hardware 30 June 2014, 17:12
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By Coltch
It's doing the same if I use a hdd

It's doing the same if I use a hdd
Forum: support.Hardware 30 June 2014, 16:44
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By Coltch
A1200 problem

Just tried to fire my spare A1200 up and keep getting a software guru as soon as I put a disk in (doesn't matter if it's a floppy or hard drive).

I replaced the 3.1 Roms in this machine for 3.0...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 June 2014, 22:04
Replies: 54
Views: 8,446
Posted By Coltch
All of the Ultimate games were fantastic and I've...

All of the Ultimate games were fantastic and I've downloaded every remake...it's a shame modern games don't have the same kind of wow factor that was witnessed in the 8 bit era
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 June 2014, 21:14
Replies: 5,566
Views: 791,021
Posted By Coltch
John Carpenter's The Thing is a brilliant film,...

John Carpenter's The Thing is a brilliant film, first Blu-Ray I bought
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 June 2014, 21:07
Replies: 3,717
Views: 489,446
Posted By Coltch
As it's the world cup I've been playing SWOS and...

As it's the world cup I've been playing SWOS and Kick-Off
Forum: support.Hardware 10 June 2014, 00:19
Replies: 65
Views: 13,265
Posted By Coltch
I used some IPA to clean the area

I used some IPA to clean the area
Forum: support.Hardware 09 June 2014, 22:48
Replies: 65
Views: 13,265
Posted By Coltch
Jolly, have you cleaned the area where the cap...

Jolly, have you cleaned the area where the cap was?..mine was a mess, quick clean up and it went from black screen to boot-up
Forum: support.Hardware 06 June 2014, 00:09
Replies: 65
Views: 13,265
Posted By Coltch
This cap was the culprit for my A600 not booting,...

This cap was the culprit for my A600 not booting, removed it and as if by magic KS2 boot screen appears and works like a dream...Amigakit will probably have a mobo arriving next month for a new...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 June 2014, 19:42
Replies: 5,566
Views: 791,021
Posted By Coltch
How does Serenity look in HD Nobby?, have it on...

How does Serenity look in HD Nobby?, have it on DVD and was looking at getting the Blu-Ray.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 June 2014, 19:39
Replies: 3,717
Views: 489,446
Posted By Coltch
Might have to give that a whirl on my Spectrum+2

Might have to give that a whirl on my Spectrum+2
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 June 2014, 11:59
Replies: 29
Views: 3,379
Posted By Coltch
Used to love Rocky on the ZX Spectrum

Used to love Rocky on the ZX Spectrum
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 May 2014, 22:11
Replies: 5,566
Views: 791,021
Posted By Coltch
Got about 60 cassettes , 20 still sealed...looks...

Got about 60 cassettes , 20 still sealed...looks like a massive tzx to wav session coming up for my Speccy!
Forum: support.Hardware 29 April 2014, 19:39
Replies: 9
Views: 2,708
Posted By Coltch
The A501 that was installed in an A500 had its...

The A501 that was installed in an A500 had its battery innards all over the place, it even came through to the pins on the motherboard. I have a green screen problem in this 500 which makes me think...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 April 2014, 23:40
Replies: 5
Views: 645
Posted By Coltch
Which version of AmigaOS are you trying to...

Which version of AmigaOS are you trying to run/running?, if it's 3.0 or 3.1 just use the -maprom * argument to load ks3.0 into the 1mb area of the aca. If you are trying to run 3.5+ you need to do as...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 April 2014, 21:02
Replies: 5
Views: 645
Posted By Coltch
ACA tune arguments are usually on one line e.g. ...

ACA tune arguments are usually on one line e.g.
C:ACATune -maprom DEVS:ks31.rom -cache on -burst on >NIL

I'll double check my s-s when I get home but I'm only using maprom for my physical 3.1...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 March 2014, 21:59
Replies: 19
Views: 3,370
Posted By Coltch
Was looking at doing this myself but thought 3.1...

Was looking at doing this myself but thought 3.1 would be better for a CF card in the AUX slot. May have to reformat my CF and try installing 1.3 as to me it's more A500. Would be interested to hear...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 February 2014, 21:45
Replies: 5,566
Views: 791,021
Posted By Coltch
A500 + 1084S...need to find more desk space now ...

A500 + 1084S...need to find more desk space now

1084 is great (in original box) managed to whip the A501 out as the battery has leaked, the other 512KB expansion works perfectly though!
Forum: support.Hardware 10 February 2014, 21:55
Replies: 3
Views: 736
Posted By Coltch
My LCD (Panasonic) looks great with my Amiga's...

My LCD (Panasonic) looks great with my Amiga's and Speccys, but the 1084s I normally use is just leagues ahead for clarity and sound...this obviously is personal choice.. my cheapo Tesco TV/DVD on...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 January 2014, 23:04
Replies: 3,717
Views: 489,446
Posted By Coltch
R-Type on my Spectrum +2 Shogun on Amiga ...

R-Type on my Spectrum +2
Shogun on Amiga
F-Zero GX on Gamecube
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 January 2014, 20:59
Replies: 143
Views: 17,592
Posted By Coltch
Dunny - sounds like 1984 again :) I owned a...

Dunny - sounds like 1984 again :)

I owned a Spectrum at first but craved the C64 for its games which nearly always looked better and sounded better. I got a C64 in the end and my spectrum went to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 January 2014, 19:33
Replies: 143
Views: 17,592
Posted By Coltch
ZXAM on Amiga, ZXSpin on PC and Marvin on my...

ZXAM on Amiga, ZXSpin on PC and Marvin on my phone.

I personally use my real Speccy's before turning to emulation though.
Forum: Amiga scene 25 December 2013, 16:47
Replies: 335
Views: 36,867
Posted By Coltch
Plays brilliantly on my 030 A1200 from floppy,...

Plays brilliantly on my 030 A1200 from floppy, much better than on my tablet
Forum: News 22 December 2013, 12:58
Replies: 674
Views: 110,798
Posted By Coltch
Managed to hook my ACA1231 up this morning (no...

Managed to hook my ACA1231 up this morning (no ACA Tune running), Sysinfo 4 shows 9.89 Mips which is quite close to the 10.15 I get in my A1200!.

My A500 is having a new lease of life at the...
Forum: News 21 December 2013, 16:04
Replies: 674
Views: 110,798
Posted By Coltch
Amzingly the 2GB Fuji 100x CF card that refuses...

Amzingly the 2GB Fuji 100x CF card that refuses to work with my A1200 works in the AUX slot.

I haven't connected my ACA1231 up yet but on it's own workbench 3.1 feels quite snappyw
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 December 2013, 23:56
Replies: 5,566
Views: 791,021
Posted By Coltch
Nice looking 464, been looking for a 6128 but...

Nice looking 464, been looking for a 6128 but will have to get rid of a couple of my Amiga's or Spectrum's to make room :sad
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