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Forum: Hardware mods 02 January 2018, 21:34
Replies: 15
Views: 603
Posted By pandy71
That's why you always should use kapton or...

That's why you always should use kapton or cheaper aluminum foil to protect remain area (i you are picky you may think about using glass fabric - rowing fabric) - rest is simple - follow thermal...
Forum: Hardware mods 02 January 2018, 19:03
Replies: 15
Views: 603
Posted By pandy71
Did they followed recommended thermal profile? I...

Did they followed recommended thermal profile? I assume not, if people are impatient and apply +400deg hot air then i will be not surprised if PCB will be corrupted - follow recommended PGA thermal...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 31 December 2017, 14:30
Replies: 10
Views: 676
Posted By pandy71
IMHO something like 'profiler' - cycle exact...

IMHO something like 'profiler' - cycle exact simulator perhaps reusing WinUAE but with focus on development - spinoff from regular emulator... perhaps some plugin to WinUAE able to export every cycle...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 30 December 2017, 18:41
Replies: 10
Views: 676
Posted By pandy71
Perhaps Copper simulator with visible results and...

Perhaps Copper simulator with visible results and timing - sounds like good feature for WinUAE.
Forum: News 30 December 2017, 18:39
Replies: 67
Views: 6,245
Posted By pandy71
It is digital, my point was related to Minimig...

It is digital, my point was related to Minimig and SCART input on TV.
In digital domain things can be done easier and DVI offer some advantage over HDMI as custom video timing can be used (display...
Forum: News 29 December 2017, 16:44
Replies: 67
Views: 6,245
Posted By pandy71
Paddle part is analog but circuitry is not highly...

Paddle part is analog but circuitry is not highly accurate and as such some AD converter can be created adhoc only with plain FPGA (using LVDS input - 8 - 10 bit is feasible).



Probably not......
Forum: Hardware mods 29 December 2017, 16:31
Replies: 15
Views: 603
Posted By pandy71
Preheater + kapton tape + hot air soldering...

Preheater + kapton tape + hot air soldering "iron". Desoldering PGA is not different than desoldering BGA (IMHO)
Forum: Hardware mods 28 December 2017, 19:49
Replies: 11
Views: 430
Posted By pandy71
It is not about something is useful or not... but...

It is not about something is useful or not... but introducing serious modification to vintage classic no longer produced computer. I was same years ago, added video port to one of my CD32 but from...
Forum: Hardware mods 28 December 2017, 11:21
Replies: 11
Views: 430
Posted By pandy71
Strongly against modifying Amiga - keep Amiga in...

Strongly against modifying Amiga - keep Amiga in original shape as much as possible... see no point in such modifications.
Forum: Hardware mods 27 December 2017, 19:14
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By pandy71
Instead rebuilding A500 motherboard build own 5...

Instead rebuilding A500 motherboard build own 5 pin square plug - use some 2 components epoxy glue (or buy epoxy resin used by modelers), prepare mold, solder wire to pins and apply epoxy resin. Mold...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 December 2017, 16:17
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By pandy71
Aaa, i see it is called Slow RAM as it share...

Aaa, i see it is called Slow RAM as it share limitation of Chip not being Chip at the same time - then everything is fine. Accordingly to my knowledge Dynamic Hires doesn't require other RAM than...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 December 2017, 12:00
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By pandy71
Huh? Why such strange requirement ? I would...

Huh? Why such strange requirement ? I would understand 512k + 512k requirement but limiting this to only Fast Mem owners sounds very bizarre as native slideshow was able to run on unexpanded A500...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 December 2017, 11:45
Replies: 21
Views: 774
Posted By pandy71
Because you don't have PAL but NTSC50Hz with...

Because you don't have PAL but NTSC50Hz with 3.58MHz chroma subcarrier - opposite to your problem all PAL Amiga's will not do NTSC but PAL 60Hz with 4.43 MHz - Amiga chipset don't produce crucial for...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 December 2017, 19:16
Replies: 13
Views: 549
Posted By pandy71
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyanoacrylate

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyanoacrylate
Forum: support.Hardware 10 December 2017, 12:58
Replies: 13
Views: 549
Posted By pandy71
You can try to use some car putty (polyester two...

You can try to use some car putty (polyester two compound) - usually they are available in few colours - try to find colours similar to plastic and apply to cover gap, a bit of fine sandpaper will do...
Forum: Amiga scene 09 December 2017, 17:47
Replies: 519
Views: 49,269
Posted By pandy71
Sad to hear Steril707 -if this mean anything i...

Sad to hear Steril707 -if this mean anything i even smiled during watching your Xmas game - yes, there was some problems but graphics, music and overall impression was good - definitely good...
Forum: Hardware mods 08 December 2017, 11:21
Replies: 34
Views: 9,671
Posted By pandy71
+1 from me - have same impression about a1k.org -...

+1 from me - have same impression about a1k.org - most unfriendly Amiga community.
Forum: Hardware mods 08 December 2017, 01:43
Replies: 34
Views: 9,671
Posted By pandy71
You can build your own replacement better than...

You can build your own replacement better than Commodore - use 74AC245 as buffer and R-2R ladder DAC and...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 December 2017, 01:07
Replies: 13
Views: 549
Posted By pandy71
Superglue is evil thing - avoid it at all cost....

Superglue is evil thing - avoid it at all cost. Search for plastic welding in your area, ask car service guys - they should know someone who can fix it - good plastic welding can make this almost...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 November 2017, 15:00
Replies: 16
Views: 759
Posted By pandy71
Can't give you resistor values as my Amiga PSU's...

Can't give you resistor values as my Amiga PSU's are currently not easy reachable - if picture is not distorted then one of output el capacitors looks like slightly poofed - maybe this was main...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 November 2017, 14:50
Replies: 12
Views: 472
Posted By pandy71
Solder solidified to quickly and was unable to...

Solder solidified to quickly and was unable to create electric connection (probably IC pins oxidized).

And yes - you are very lucky!
Forum: support.Hardware 18 November 2017, 20:01
Replies: 12
Views: 472
Posted By pandy71
Too much solder on iron tip dropped in very bad...

Too much solder on iron tip dropped in very bad place...? probably cooled very quickly and should be easy to be removed manually...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 November 2017, 00:10
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By pandy71
Perhaps this can be useful - discovered...

Perhaps this can be useful - discovered accidentally yesterday.
https://github.com/Kalmalyzer/adpcm-68k
Forum: Hardware mods 28 October 2017, 12:50
Replies: 26
Views: 2,439
Posted By pandy71
It will be - you can't find anything with 4 core...

It will be - you can't find anything with 4 core CPU, over 1GHz clocked with 1GB of RAM, fully programmable modern, 3D capable GPU for less than 35$.
With relatively simple glue logic and PCB should...
Forum: support.WinUAE 26 October 2017, 20:48
Replies: 131
Views: 9,015
Posted By pandy71
USB can be forced to work in low latency mode at...

USB can be forced to work in low latency mode at a cost of higher CPU load (or rather more frequent interrupts that destroy modern CPU code flow).
USB latency can be verified for example with help...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 20 October 2017, 16:57
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By pandy71
Perhaps...

Perhaps http://aminet.net/package/dev/misc/PCHGLib14 ?
Forum: Hardware mods 19 October 2017, 16:25
Replies: 26
Views: 2,439
Posted By pandy71
Look at the Amiga schematic - port B of the EVEN...

Look at the Amiga schematic - port B of the EVEN CIA is dedicated to provide floppy subsystem control - this is 8 bit bidirectional data, additionally F is connected to INDEX....
Forum: Amiga scene 10 October 2017, 14:32
Replies: 9
Views: 1,126
Posted By pandy71
Hope you've heard something about: ...

Hope you've heard something about:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peer-to-peer
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Pirate_Bay
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warez
etc...
Forum: Hardware mods 29 September 2017, 20:24
Replies: 26
Views: 2,439
Posted By pandy71
Floppy port can be used on two way (serial for...

Floppy port can be used on two way (serial for data and GPIO - 8 bit to arrange HW data flow) to improve functionality further...
Forum: Hardware mods 29 September 2017, 15:46
Replies: 26
Views: 2,439
Posted By pandy71
No need to be sarcastic - RPi can also run...

No need to be sarcastic - RPi can also run browser and provide pre-rendered screens (perhaps even as plain CHIP RAM to be displayed almost without using 68k) - running web browser on 1GB RAM and 4MB...
Forum: Hardware mods 28 September 2017, 02:23
Replies: 26
Views: 2,439
Posted By pandy71
IMHO Compute Module may be considered as...

IMHO Compute Module may be considered as versatile extension (coprocessor, graphic board, intelligent I/O etc). IMHO there is a sense to make Zorro board with interface to Amiga with CM RPi....
Forum: support.Hardware 25 September 2017, 02:52
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By pandy71
You can buy some DC\DC converter modules - you...

You can buy some DC\DC converter modules - you will need 1 module for boost (12V) based for example on LM2577 or better (higher current capable) and one module capable to invert voltage (changing 12V...
Forum: Hardware mods 25 September 2017, 02:36
Replies: 14
Views: 628
Posted By pandy71
Quite common with poorly designed HDMI devices...

Quite common with poorly designed HDMI devices and HDMI standard is partially responsible for this - normally this should not happened but even experienced companies doing such mistake in their HW -...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 August 2017, 13:57
Replies: 11
Views: 768
Posted By pandy71
Plastic can be softened in lower temperatures - i...

Plastic can be softened in lower temperatures - i would say with this type of precious stuff don't go over 45Cdeg (IMHO).
Forum: Amiga scene 26 August 2017, 13:53
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By pandy71
Great, THX XTD, Your tunes from Pro S.I.A.K. and...

Great, THX XTD, Your tunes from Pro S.I.A.K. and TD are one of best and always good to hear them.
Forum: News 26 August 2017, 13:48
Replies: 204
Views: 25,840
Posted By pandy71
My 2 cents direct conclusion from this topic:...

My 2 cents direct conclusion from this topic: Already Divided before something Happened... great and optimistic... Thumbs up for Apollo and Vampire Team, thumbs down for FUD promoters. To all - have...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 August 2017, 13:05
Replies: 17
Views: 780
Posted By pandy71
My advise - take decent hot air blower (hot air...

My advise - take decent hot air blower (hot air gun - they are just hotter air dryer), buy tin paste used by plumbers in copper pipe installations, remove rust wit sandpaper, place small amount of...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 August 2017, 19:42
Replies: 31
Views: 1,761
Posted By pandy71
You can display more than 262,144 colors at the...

You can display more than 262,144 colors at the same time - http://www.amigans.net/modules/AMS/article.php?storyid=22
Forum: support.Hardware 14 August 2017, 11:52
Replies: 22
Views: 2,862
Posted By pandy71
I've meet such epoxy brick once (smaller/narrower...

I've meet such epoxy brick once (smaller/narrower enclosure than original A500 PSU ) and it was possible to unscrew it but it was unserviceable either... should have somewhere some pieces perhaps...
Forum: Hardware mods 14 August 2017, 11:13
Replies: 18
Views: 928
Posted By pandy71
Small increase in voltage (not more than +10% to...

Small increase in voltage (not more than +10% to stay within safe limit) may improve chances for stable overclocking, probably best way will be use of some programmable frequency generator and using...
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