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Forum: Amiga scene 14 December 2017, 16:35
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Posted By E-Penguin
Very nice! Any chance of printing it in...

Very nice! Any chance of printing it in brominated-plastic yellow?
Forum: OT - General 14 December 2017, 16:27
Replies: 32
Views: 1,335
Posted By E-Penguin
Rules are rules, warnings given. Fair enough. ...

Rules are rules, warnings given. Fair enough.

I was unable to find the exact rule on posting links to one's own articles though. I'm not being facetious, I just would like to know what is...
Forum: OT - General 14 December 2017, 10:11
Replies: 32
Views: 1,335
Posted By E-Penguin
Seems a bit harsh. Is there an allowable amount...

Seems a bit harsh. Is there an allowable amount of linking to one's own article if it is relevant to the discussion?
Forum: support.Hardware 10 December 2017, 10:41
Replies: 19
Views: 452
Posted By E-Penguin
You need to run the card prep tool first. I...

You need to run the card prep tool first. I assume you have the v5 of the scsi2sd board?
Forum: Hardware mods 08 December 2017, 00:31
Replies: 3,128
Views: 186,635
Posted By E-Penguin
I'm picturing PCBs sitting in a pint of Tennents...

I'm picturing PCBs sitting in a pint of Tennents Super

Luvarim try cleaning the contacts with some IPA (not the beer). You'll be amazed at what gunk comes off. It might help with the connection.
Forum: support.Hardware 05 December 2017, 12:05
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By E-Penguin
Mine doesn't have the ground clip. Do I need it?...

Mine doesn't have the ground clip. Do I need it? It seems to work alright...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 December 2017, 10:55
Replies: 8
Views: 1,012
Posted By E-Penguin
I guess she means the bit plane to chunky...

I guess she means the bit plane to chunky conversion.
Forum: Amiga scene 04 December 2017, 01:31
Replies: 21
Views: 1,477
Posted By E-Penguin
I feel sorry for the Phase 5 guy. I think he's...

I feel sorry for the Phase 5 guy. I think he's just out of his depth rather than deliberately evil
Forum: Amiga scene 03 December 2017, 19:09
Replies: 626
Views: 77,609
Posted By E-Penguin
There are some dodgy characters out there but...

There are some dodgy characters out there but Individual Computers are the closest thing to volume hardware manufacturers left for the Amiga. I doubt they are out to scam anyone out of a paltry...
Forum: Amiga scene 03 December 2017, 19:03
Replies: 40
Views: 1,876
Posted By E-Penguin
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Amiga scene 30 November 2017, 13:49
Replies: 626
Views: 77,609
Posted By E-Penguin
:shocked ;) The version that's on it now...

:shocked ;)

The version that's on it now seems rock solid, despite the unholy mess of adaptors hanging off it.
Forum: Hardware mods 26 November 2017, 11:47
Replies: 3,128
Views: 186,635
Posted By E-Penguin
Make sure everything is plugged in firmly. I...

Make sure everything is plugged in firmly. I initially had problems, some of which were resolved by giving everything a push.
Forum: Amiga scene 26 November 2017, 09:39
Replies: 21
Views: 1,175
Posted By E-Penguin
I'd like to get something Mac working so I can...

I'd like to get something Mac working so I can play Settlers II. There are some files in The Zone but I couldn't get anything working.
Forum: Hardware mods 24 November 2017, 17:12
Replies: 13
Views: 576
Posted By E-Penguin
Very nice :)

Very nice :)
Forum: Hardware mods 24 November 2017, 17:07
Replies: 3,128
Views: 186,635
Posted By E-Penguin
We need a CD32+TF328 version of something like...

We need a CD32+TF328 version of something like ClassicWB or BetterWB.

Can someone who knows about such things set up a wiki page where we can maintain a list of Essential Things To Install On Your...
Forum: MarketPlace 24 November 2017, 01:09
Replies: 12
Views: 2,378
Posted By E-Penguin
I finally got all the bits together to make this...

I finally got all the bits together to make this work. Unfortunately I'm seeing some graphics corruptions at anything about 800x600x8 but I hope that can be put down to a bad solder joint or...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 November 2017, 23:29
Replies: 626
Views: 77,609
Posted By E-Penguin
With Daedalus's shiny new Zorro II adapter you...

With Daedalus's shiny new Zorro II adapter you can bring your A2000 cards to the ACA500+!

There's a whole world of exotic and unsupported configurations just waiting to be discovered.
Forum: support.Hardware 23 November 2017, 18:03
Replies: 31
Views: 3,222
Posted By E-Penguin
Ah great, I feel somewhat justified then :)...

Ah great, I feel somewhat justified then :) Thanks for looking into it.
Forum: Hardware mods 23 November 2017, 18:01
Replies: 92
Views: 5,867
Posted By E-Penguin
Well, it's arrived! ...

Well, it's arrived!

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4521/37713153855_c2117a7f92_z.jpg (https://www.flickr.com/photos/e-penguin/37713153855/)

Here it is plugged into my A500, with an ACA500plus on...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 November 2017, 23:34
Replies: 31
Views: 3,222
Posted By E-Penguin
My WD is: WD93024-X A 12-28-1990 CYL: 782 ...

My WD is:
WD93024-X A
12-28-1990
CYL: 782
HDS: 2

And the interface board on the bottom is apparently Rev B

Maybe 30 year old hard drives are just fussy. It does appear to be a fairly common...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 November 2017, 23:26
Replies: 31
Views: 3,222
Posted By E-Penguin
Despite much fiddling I can't get the problems to...

Despite much fiddling I can't get the problems to manifest in WinUAE.

Have you tried the v6.1 ROMs? I don't have an eprom reader to take an image but I'd be happy to lend you the chips if it...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 November 2017, 23:20
Replies: 31
Views: 3,222
Posted By E-Penguin
It certainly has the driver (v37.64), XT device...

It certainly has the driver (v37.64), XT device and scsi.device loaded with v7. It just doesn't seem to work. With the v6.1 ROM the XT drive boots up straight away, ruling out cabling or other...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 November 2017, 13:56
Replies: 1,666
Views: 195,760
Posted By E-Penguin
Thanks, I have 1.3, 3.1 (and 3.9) installed...

Thanks, I have 1.3, 3.1 (and 3.9) installed elsewhere and in general I totally agree that 2.x has nothing to commend it over versions with a 3 in them.

Maybe I'll try both in winuae for a while...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 November 2017, 08:44
Replies: 31
Views: 3,222
Posted By E-Penguin
The guy who sold me the ROMs (an official...

The guy who sold me the ROMs (an official distributor) was also not aware of the restrictions with XT drives.

Needless to say, he is now.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 November 2017, 01:22
Replies: 1,666
Views: 195,760
Posted By E-Penguin
I have an A500+ with WB2.04 (I discover, thanks...

I have an A500+ with WB2.04 (I discover, thanks to the previous answers here (http://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=1194350&postcount=1525) on how to tell!).

Is there much benefit to upgrading to...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 November 2017, 01:12
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By E-Penguin
Just tried this, and I can confirm it works. This...

Just tried this, and I can confirm it works. This should make setting things up much easier.
Forum: support.Hardware 21 November 2017, 01:11
Replies: 31
Views: 3,222
Posted By E-Penguin
My SCSI2SD turned up. I swapped the drives over,...

My SCSI2SD turned up. I swapped the drives over, put in an SD card prepped in winuae and it booted straight up first time (on the scsi device). Disappointingly straightforward.

Just to check, I...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 November 2017, 16:20
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By E-Penguin
Is there a memory expansion in there?

Is there a memory expansion in there?
Forum: Hardware mods 18 November 2017, 18:44
Replies: 3,128
Views: 186,635
Posted By E-Penguin
Cd32load or whdload? What are you using with the...

Cd32load or whdload? What are you using with the TF328?
Forum: News 17 November 2017, 14:06
Replies: 92
Views: 11,269
Posted By E-Penguin
That is awesome.

That is awesome.
Forum: Hardware mods 17 November 2017, 00:43
Replies: 92
Views: 5,867
Posted By E-Penguin
I don't suppose you left the Blizzard 1260...

I don't suppose you left the Blizzard 1260 attached when you sent it back, did you? ;)
Forum: Hardware mods 16 November 2017, 22:44
Replies: 3,128
Views: 186,635
Posted By E-Penguin
I received a card and ide adapter in the post...

I received a card and ide adapter in the post (thanks supaduper) and it's all running smoothly now. The adapter looks the same as one I used before so I suspect it was the CF.
Forum: support.Hardware 16 November 2017, 18:29
Replies: 31
Views: 3,222
Posted By E-Penguin
Gotcha. I'll have a go and report back tonight....

Gotcha. I'll have a go and report back tonight. The PSU caught fire last night and that's put my testing a little behind schedule.

Honestly, it's just like being at work.
Forum: Amiga scene 16 November 2017, 16:06
Replies: 626
Views: 77,609
Posted By E-Penguin
I understand it is frustrating when something...

I understand it is frustrating when something doesn't work (and smokes alarmingly) but Jens is legit.

Jens was very patient with me when I thought my ACA500+ didn't work and that turned out to be...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 November 2017, 15:04
Replies: 31
Views: 3,222
Posted By E-Penguin
Thanks, I'd not seen that. I'll have a go. ...

Thanks, I'd not seen that. I'll have a go.

If the autoboot is off, does that mean I'd have to always boot from floppy first? bind-drivers is a new thing to me and a quick google hasn't enlightened...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 November 2017, 14:11
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By E-Penguin
OK, so I understand the SCSI2SD v5 doesn't modify...

OK, so I understand the SCSI2SD v5 doesn't modify the actual contents of the SD card, and that WinUAE can't mount the whole card if it is split into "parts" because it doesn't know about how it is...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 November 2017, 13:55
Replies: 31
Views: 3,222
Posted By E-Penguin
In case anyone is curious, changing to DMAC-2 did...

In case anyone is curious, changing to DMAC-2 did not cure the problem.

My current suspicion is that v7.0 ROMs don't support the XT drive. I have an SCSI2SD on order to test it with something SCSIy
Forum: Hardware mods 12 November 2017, 19:40
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By E-Penguin
I thought I might play it safe (I've not done HDL...

I thought I might play it safe (I've not done HDL before) and just do 1mb at C0,000 (a simple check on 1100,xxxx(bin) on the address line).
Forum: Hardware mods 12 November 2017, 11:13
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By E-Penguin
So just updating the autoconfig to report 4mb and...

So just updating the autoconfig to report 4mb and updating the MUX to respond to C0,000 ought to do it? I'll give it a go. Presumably I can't break anything if I get it wrong!
Forum: support.Hardware 12 November 2017, 02:24
Replies: 31
Views: 3,222
Posted By E-Penguin
Sorry for resurrecting this ancient thread but...

Sorry for resurrecting this ancient thread but I've just popped v7.0 ROMs into my A590 and get the same problem of frozen grey screen. These are brand new, cloanto licensed chips.

I have a DMAC-1,...
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