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Forum: support.Hardware 30 October 2020, 03:44
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By aeberbach
Don't stress about the difference between 600 and...

Don't stress about the difference between 600 and 600 HD too much. The only difference is drive, bracket and cable (and badge!). You won't be using an original drive anyway, so look at a PATA SSD...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 October 2020, 23:34
Replies: 15
Views: 925
Posted By aeberbach
Wouldn't be the first time. I remember hearing on...

Wouldn't be the first time. I remember hearing on radio in about 1993 that Apple had invented an amazing new technology called "multitasking" that would let you run two programs at once...

But...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 11 October 2020, 02:50
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By aeberbach
In your situation I would buy a 2000, much more...

In your situation I would buy a 2000, much more opportunity for expansion. You’ll also be a lot more familiar with a row of slots coming from Apple II. The ability to install a flicker fixer card...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 October 2020, 06:08
Replies: 71
Views: 5,730
Posted By aeberbach
Thanks for the look! It looks exactly as my first...

Thanks for the look! It looks exactly as my first impressions.
Forum: support.Hardware 02 October 2020, 12:29
Replies: 226
Views: 8,771
Posted By aeberbach
Well there is no shortage of fakes but I see real...

Well there is no shortage of fakes but I see real ones selling for over 300 Euro, and without waiting around for weeks! I have one rev 6. I'd like to see a replacement FPGA to break the supply-demand...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 October 2020, 01:15
Replies: 226
Views: 8,771
Posted By aeberbach
Until a 68060 replacement is cycle-accurate and...

Until a 68060 replacement is cycle-accurate and replaces an actual 68060 in a PGA socket it's not going to be of much interest to me. I just want to run vintage hardware with no incompatibilities and...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 October 2020, 03:59
Replies: 13
Views: 574
Posted By aeberbach
https://www.digikey.com.au/product-detail/en/ID09S...

https://www.digikey.com.au/product-detail/en/ID09S33E4GX00LF/609-5771-ND/1536372

You can find the whole project at https://github.com/aeberbach/A600-side-port-relocator
Forum: support.Hardware 30 September 2020, 14:47
Replies: 13
Views: 574
Posted By aeberbach
Glad I checked before making any PCBs then :-)

Glad I checked before making any PCBs then :-)
Forum: support.Hardware 30 September 2020, 03:49
Replies: 13
Views: 574
Posted By aeberbach
Well, the idea behind the post is to see if it is...

Well, the idea behind the post is to see if it is worth spending the money on a PCB - so I haven't done it yet. But here's the papercraft version. The PCB version would have considerably thicker...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 September 2020, 00:08
Replies: 328
Views: 21,179
Posted By aeberbach
Only because the artificial distinction has been...

Only because the artificial distinction has been made by the developer.
Forum: support.Hardware 29 September 2020, 12:04
Replies: 13
Views: 574
Posted By aeberbach
A600 port relocator - interest?

The A600 has joystick and mouse ports on the right where the cables are going to get in the way of where most people want to roll a mouse around a desk. Also the ports are obstructed - all but molded...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 September 2020, 10:09
Replies: 328
Views: 21,179
Posted By aeberbach
It certainly is, but it is silly to price it so...

It certainly is, but it is silly to price it so that the developer isn't being paid until you need the firmware for the better chip. It's also silly to pretend that any number of people are going to...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 September 2020, 23:42
Replies: 328
Views: 21,179
Posted By aeberbach
Having to pay for a license to plug in a 060...

Having to pay for a license to plug in a 060 seems silly... definitely makes me lean toward the competition.
Forum: support.Hardware 25 September 2020, 01:29
Replies: 14
Views: 707
Posted By aeberbach
What kind of joystick do you have? Priorities! ...

What kind of joystick do you have? Priorities!

I would never go without a mechanical keyboard since the originals feel like tapping on coins supported by cotton wool, but that's just me.
Forum: HOL suggestions and feedback 24 September 2020, 10:29
Replies: 5
Views: 4,952
Posted By aeberbach
This is about the only game I was prepared to...

This is about the only game I was prepared to look at an un-flickerfixed interlaced screen for.
Forum: support.Hardware 23 September 2020, 14:23
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By aeberbach
One word on the TL866ii, you might buy it...

One word on the TL866ii, you might buy it assuming you could also do Amiga ROM also, 27C400. Unfortunately you need an adapter too, just another small cost to be aware of. It’s a good programmer...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 September 2020, 01:05
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By aeberbach
OK, well as long as you check. Just don't forget...

OK, well as long as you check. Just don't forget to identify pin 1 on both drives to be sure where your adapter is going to connect it, and watch out that when you are looking at PIN numbers you are...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 September 2020, 08:25
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By aeberbach
Be very careful. Most such adapters will swap the...

Be very careful. Most such adapters will swap the two rows of pins so that you have all the signals going to the ground row and vice versa. If you can verify that pin 1 on the 44-pin side is actually...
Forum: Amiga scene 09 September 2020, 10:40
Replies: 14
Views: 767
Posted By aeberbach
Not working for me, I'm in Melbourne.

Not working for me, I'm in Melbourne.
Forum: Hardware mods 08 September 2020, 03:20
Replies: 11
Views: 1,295
Posted By aeberbach
Under the keys you see two pairs of holes, and...

Under the keys you see two pairs of holes, and they will fit standard Cherry stabilisers. I like the screw-in kind but clip-in should also work I think. The A1200 keyboard uses a 9U space bar and...
Forum: Hardware mods 07 September 2020, 23:38
Replies: 11
Views: 1,295
Posted By aeberbach
They took around two months to ship, about...

They took around two months to ship, about another month to arrive in Australia, and were around $180. Worth it? If I hadn't I would always have wondered.
Forum: Hardware mods 07 September 2020, 14:01
Replies: 41
Views: 2,915
Posted By aeberbach
When was your arm last calibrated?! :spin

When was your arm last calibrated?! :spin
Forum: Hardware mods 07 September 2020, 05:58
Replies: 11
Views: 1,295
Posted By aeberbach
Hey nice job! I have the same case. I do need to...

Hey nice job! I have the same case. I do need to revise the PCB and 3D printing designs to make them fit better, though in the original A1200 case they are pretty good. It's an iterative process of...
Forum: Hardware mods 06 September 2020, 23:41
Replies: 41
Views: 2,915
Posted By aeberbach
Don't get too hung up on reading 5.00 V through a...

Don't get too hung up on reading 5.00 V through a meter. When was the meter last calibrated and how good was it to begin with? It's really easy to believe a measurement that looks exact but it might...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 September 2020, 13:21
Replies: 12
Views: 868
Posted By aeberbach
It does look pretty good, sandblasted and...

It does look pretty good, sandblasted and refinished. Very rare to find an undamaged one, if you have one don't throw it away!
Forum: MarketPlace 31 August 2020, 02:22
Replies: 23
Views: 1,867
Posted By aeberbach
all that together? 800-1000 EUR? But like all...

all that together? 800-1000 EUR? But like all sales only if you find a buyer that really wants it. If you wanted to shift it in a hurry maybe as low as 500.
Forum: support.Hardware 21 August 2020, 07:49
Replies: 13
Views: 655
Posted By aeberbach
Most of the screws in the a1200.net case have...

Most of the screws in the a1200.net case have brass inserts for M3 screws. The ones that have no inserts where you are expected to screw into plastic, just find the smallest self-tappers that will...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 August 2020, 12:09
Replies: 11
Views: 553
Posted By aeberbach
ABS case plastic is soft enough for you to cut...

ABS case plastic is soft enough for you to cut with a sharp 10mm craft knife too. Cut inside your final line to open the hole because when you are going through the bulk of the plastic you will not...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 August 2020, 00:43
Replies: 328
Views: 21,179
Posted By aeberbach
100% right.

100% right.
Forum: support.Hardware 07 August 2020, 00:24
Replies: 26
Views: 865
Posted By aeberbach
OSSC is OK. It is not great for CRT use because...

OSSC is OK. It is not great for CRT use because it has HDMI output so then you will find yourself needing yet another converter to turn HDMI into component or HD15 VGA or whatever your CRT needs but...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 July 2020, 09:37
Replies: 4,199
Views: 475,234
Posted By aeberbach
Sounds like it might be even harder to get...

Sounds like it might be even harder to get everything together. Think I had better find a cheap G4.
Forum: support.Hardware 30 July 2020, 09:15
Replies: 4,199
Views: 475,234
Posted By aeberbach
All of the eBays (.au, .com. .uk) tend to have a...

All of the eBays (.au, .com. .uk) tend to have a lot of Sonnet G3 cards but only the one that fits in all the _other_ Macs around at the time. The Macintosh 7200 series had the CPU soldered and can't...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 July 2020, 04:52
Replies: 4,199
Views: 475,234
Posted By aeberbach
Oh thanks, I will get in touch with him.

Oh thanks, I will get in touch with him.
Forum: support.Hardware 30 July 2020, 03:13
Replies: 4,199
Views: 475,234
Posted By aeberbach
I think you might have spotted my "Wanted" post...

I think you might have spotted my "Wanted" post :D
Forum: Amiga scene 30 July 2020, 00:47
Replies: 328
Views: 21,179
Posted By aeberbach
One day I might get a FPGA solution but not if it...

One day I might get a FPGA solution but not if it means most of the Amiga except the keyboard becomes vestigial - seems like a big waste of hardware. I will almost certainly buy the Warp 1260 but I...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 July 2020, 00:41
Replies: 4,199
Views: 475,234
Posted By aeberbach
Anyone know where one of these Sonnet 7200 cards...

Anyone know where one of these Sonnet 7200 cards might be available?
Forum: News 23 July 2020, 11:34
Replies: 633
Views: 117,120
Posted By aeberbach
You can buy those connectors new at Mouser...

You can buy those connectors new at Mouser electronics, part number 538-39-53-2315, right now 300 in stock, $9.17 if you only buy one.
Forum: MarketPlace 14 July 2020, 13:45
Replies: 48
Views: 3,906
Posted By aeberbach
I have doubts. Printing is uniform. On the...

I have doubts. Printing is uniform. On the genuine one that I have, top right text, part number and S23328-003 are in different shades. Also S23328-003 is usually rotated 90 degrees and is bottom...
Forum: MarketPlace 14 July 2020, 03:34
Replies: 48
Views: 3,906
Posted By aeberbach
You have to get it from someone who you trust and...

You have to get it from someone who you trust and who has results from WhichAmiga. Demand is so high everyone who could be tempted to sell a fake is going to be very tempted indeed.
Forum: Hardware mods 08 July 2020, 01:01
Replies: 32
Views: 4,908
Posted By aeberbach
"Lisa" - spot the A1200 hacker :D OK, so you...

"Lisa" - spot the A1200 hacker :D

OK, so you have R:G:B 4:4:4, HSYNC, VSYNC?
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