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Forum: support.Hardware 18 January 2020, 16:42
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By chue
I used kapton tape to protect the keyboard...

I used kapton tape to protect the keyboard connector, and hot hair to remove the caps. Managed to lift one of the pads though :(
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 28 November 2019, 19:47
Replies: 77
Views: 7,561
Posted By chue
About a month ago I picked up a copy of ...

About a month ago I picked up a copy of

Black Crypt

Back in the 90s

Pinball Fantasies
World Circuit
Black Crypt
Syndicate
Forum: support.Hardware 27 November 2019, 06:19
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By chue
what version of the TF530 firmware are you...

what version of the TF530 firmware are you running? I had a similar issue with older firmware, as noted here: http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?p=1254678#post1254678
Forum: support.Hardware 05 November 2019, 23:05
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By chue
Thank you for the confirmation and explanation,...

Thank you for the confirmation and explanation, @Daedalus.
Forum: support.Hardware 05 November 2019, 22:32
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By chue
I guess I was just being cautious. After looking...

I guess I was just being cautious. After looking at it again for shorts and not finding any, I plugged it in and it worked. Problem solved!
Forum: support.Hardware 05 November 2019, 19:45
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By chue
That's entirely possible, I just wanted to get...

That's entirely possible, I just wanted to get some thoughts here before I power it up and possibly let out the black smoke :)
Forum: support.Hardware 05 November 2019, 17:47
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By chue
A500 Power Supply 5V rail short?

I am in the process of recapping my A500 power supply. The new caps are in place, but I thought before powering it back up that I would check for shorts.

I am measuring a possible short (45 ohms)...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 October 2019, 17:43
Replies: 37
Views: 10,070
Posted By chue
Love the retro versions, but I was looking for...

Love the retro versions, but I was looking for something more modern.

Here's one I found while googling - it was done by Studio Di Lena. The license is CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0. (to summarize:...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 October 2019, 15:44
Replies: 9
Views: 978
Posted By chue
Nice work! I can just imagine your kid...

Nice work!

I can just imagine your kid telling his friends: "My dad's computer is so old, it's made out of wood!"
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 October 2019, 15:39
Replies: 103
Views: 6,059
Posted By chue
My first computer game experience was probably on...

My first computer game experience was probably on an Apple II at school. I played "Oregon Trail" and I also remember a math game with aliens. They tricked me into learning things by playing games -...
Forum: Hardware mods 19 September 2019, 21:34
Replies: 4
Views: 794
Posted By chue
I have a SupraRam 8MB side expansion that won't...

I have a SupraRam 8MB side expansion that won't work when using the TF530. But it appears to be the SupraRam's fault. From what I can tell, the SupraRAM doesn't autoconfig properly into the RAM...
Forum: Hardware mods 19 September 2019, 19:51
Replies: 4
Views: 794
Posted By chue
I only have experience with the TF530 - I can't...

I only have experience with the TF530 - I can't recommend because I don't know if it will work with your card. It may or may not work, I just don't know.
Forum: support.Hardware 23 August 2019, 23:52
Replies: 29
Views: 1,961
Posted By chue
INT2 was only there for development. The 534 was...

INT2 was only there for development. The 534 was designed so that INT2 should not be required to be attached. The 530 required INT2 and this was a problem because many users did not connect INT2...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 August 2019, 19:30
Replies: 29
Views: 1,961
Posted By chue
Perhaps it's related to the storage? I would say...

Perhaps it's related to the storage? I would say try a couple of other flash devices and see if that can be resolved. I've personally not had any issues with drive corruption on my TF534. You may...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 August 2019, 19:12
Replies: 29
Views: 1,961
Posted By chue
This is probably the first thing to try, as it...

This is probably the first thing to try, as it doesn't require any soldering. It does require an MMU equipped 68030 though. I too would like faster IDE speeds and this is something on my list to...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 July 2019, 15:59
Replies: 1,220
Views: 87,622
Posted By chue
Retromancave made a video about the backstory of...

Retromancave made a video about the backstory of the 1500 - it does seem it is a response to the CheckMate product.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xMxWvEmvti4
Forum: support.Hardware 13 June 2019, 14:42
Replies: 11
Views: 419
Posted By chue
One option is Amiga Explorer. It allows you to...

One option is Amiga Explorer. It allows you to transfer files from your PC to Amiga via serial cable.

https://www.amigaforever.com/ae/

Requirements and instructions in the link.
Forum: support.Hardware 05 June 2019, 14:47
Replies: 27
Views: 1,651
Posted By chue
Stephen says he won't be doing the software for...

Stephen says he won't be doing the software for the SPI port. Reason being he already does software during the day, and he doesn't want to also do it at night. Perfectly understandable, so for now...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 May 2019, 14:34
Replies: 98
Views: 17,754
Posted By chue
1992 A500 + 512k expansion + 1084S Monitor +...

1992 A500 + 512k expansion + 1084S Monitor + external floppy

2018 A1200 + 8 GB CF + ACA1221ec accelerator
(68EC020 28 mhz + 9 MB fast RAM)

I Still have the A500, currently running a TF534 ...
Forum: Hardware mods 25 May 2019, 00:36
Replies: 14
Views: 3,200
Posted By chue
The link in post #2 in this thread is dead. ...

The link in post #2 in this thread is dead. Here's a link to a copy at archive.org:

https://web.archive.org/web/20150720075608/http://www.students.tut.fi/~leinone3/ide/ide68k.html
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 28 February 2019, 23:56
Replies: 51
Views: 2,392
Posted By chue
My father, a former pilot in real life, loved to...

My father, a former pilot in real life, loved to play F/A-18 Interceptor.
Forum: Hardware mods 05 February 2019, 10:15
Replies: 13
Views: 1,311
Posted By chue
Ebay has them as well: https://ebay.us/zpk1p7

Ebay has them as well: https://ebay.us/zpk1p7
Forum: support.Hardware 30 January 2019, 12:48
Replies: 8
Views: 1,102
Posted By chue
I have not tried overclocking, so I cannot say...

I have not tried overclocking, so I cannot say how well it will work.
Forum: support.Hardware 28 January 2019, 12:47
Replies: 8
Views: 1,102
Posted By chue
If you don't mind EC030s, then here are some...

If you don't mind EC030s, then here are some 40mhz parts from the same seller:

https://ebay.us/Kh8bz0

I'm currently using them in my TF530
Forum: Hardware mods 07 January 2019, 17:57
Replies: 1
Views: 641
Posted By chue
I used a 40 Mhz part from Digikey (USA) that...

I used a 40 Mhz part from Digikey (USA) that works great:

https://www.digikey.com/product-detail/en/cts-frequency-controls/CB3LV-5I-40M0000/CTX1290CT-ND/4308850

Perhaps you can look for a...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 October 2018, 04:35
Replies: 14
Views: 2,459
Posted By chue
I believe that if you use any of the TL866...

I believe that if you use any of the TL866 models, that you will also need an adapter. The TL866 doesn't support the 27c400. I have an adapter that makes the 27c400 look like a 27c4096, which is...
Forum: Hardware mods 14 October 2018, 22:22
Replies: 4,059
Views: 444,684
Posted By chue
One question about the stream today, Stephen:...

One question about the stream today, Stephen: will the TF534 require a full 68030 (not EC)?

Here you mention something about disabling caches using the MMU:

https://youtu.be/iAxF-GbAXCc?t=1135
Forum: support.Hardware 04 October 2018, 23:30
Replies: 46
Views: 1,743
Posted By chue
It is difficult to see, but there are some CPU...

It is difficult to see, but there are some CPU pins that are possibly shorted.

Take a look at the 4th and 5th pins on the left side, counting from the lower left of the CPU image.
Also, take a...
Forum: Hardware mods 04 October 2018, 13:41
Replies: 4,059
Views: 444,684
Posted By chue
It appears the TF530 does not work on A2000s yet....

It appears the TF530 does not work on A2000s yet. Just a few posts above is this:
Forum: Hardware mods 25 September 2018, 02:27
Replies: 4,059
Views: 444,684
Posted By chue
Looks like you can jumper it to choose from...

Looks like you can jumper it to choose from either 3.3V or 5V
http://www.sybausa.com/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=612
Forum: Hardware mods 22 September 2018, 15:37
Replies: 4,059
Views: 444,684
Posted By chue
Let me clarify - when I said "If you don't find...

Let me clarify - when I said "If you don't find another source" I meant a source for the TF530. I did not mean shipping source.

In any case I tried to get an online estimate for the package (8 in...
Forum: Hardware mods 22 September 2018, 03:19
Replies: 4,059
Views: 444,684
Posted By chue
I have quite a few TF530 R3 and re-locator boards...

I have quite a few TF530 R3 and re-locator boards (by Mr Fibble) that I purchased from dirty PCBs. I could send you some for $3 a board plus shipping. The only concern I have is cost of shipping. ...
Forum: MarketPlace 16 September 2018, 14:40
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By chue
I purchased a few of the power plugs from this...

I purchased a few of the power plugs from this eBay listing:

https://ebay.us/SJmM0v
Forum: support.Hardware 29 August 2018, 17:23
Replies: 148
Views: 46,928
Posted By chue
Panasonic or Nichicon seem to be the way to go. ...

Panasonic or Nichicon seem to be the way to go.

Just to throw another wrinkle in, for any cap less than 50uF I used ceramics. This was for a 1200 though. Haven't had any issues yet. There's a...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 August 2018, 17:12
Replies: 75
Views: 8,627
Posted By chue
Nice! Thanks for all the hard work getting it...

Nice! Thanks for all the hard work getting it back!
Forum: Hardware mods 16 August 2018, 15:48
Replies: 25
Views: 2,570
Posted By chue
@amiga2000 Everyone has their own reasons...

@amiga2000

Everyone has their own reasons for doing things. Again, for most of them, it is just a hobby. They do not want the hassle of making a business out of it.

Nobody is stopping you...
Forum: Hardware mods 11 August 2018, 01:27
Replies: 4,059
Views: 444,684
Posted By chue
You don't need the FPU to boot, but I believe you...

You don't need the FPU to boot, but I believe you need the resistor network next to it (RN3).
Forum: Hardware mods 05 August 2018, 16:22
Replies: 0
Views: 643
Posted By chue
Using modern switches in an Amiga Mouse

I recently purchased an Amiga mouse (part number 327124-15, NOT a tank model) that had bad button switches. I replaced the switches with similar square style switches, commonly found on eBay, but I...
Forum: Hardware mods 29 July 2018, 18:40
Replies: 4,059
Views: 444,684
Posted By chue
Does the pinout mismatch issue affect existing...

Does the pinout mismatch issue affect existing firmware (e.g. RC2), or is the issue only present in your unreleased firmware?
Forum: support.Hardware 27 July 2018, 15:50
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By chue
A lot of the prevailing wisdom seems to be that...

A lot of the prevailing wisdom seems to be that one shouldn't do this. However, I actually have this configuration on my A1200 and have not seen any issues. Workbench is stable and Whdload runs...
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