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Forum: support.Hardware 31 July 2017, 18:27
Replies: 10
Views: 781
Posted By vext01
Which model did you get?

Which model did you get?
Forum: support.Hardware 24 July 2017, 23:21
Replies: 10
Views: 781
Posted By vext01
Cost effective memory expansions for A1200

Hi,

I was wondering if there are any cost effective solutions for expanding the memory of an A1200.

My current setup is an A1200 with CF and a 1MB SRAM card. This is enough to run most of your...
Forum: support.Other 22 July 2017, 13:57
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By vext01
Great that people are mirroring too!

Great that people are mirroring too!
Forum: support.Other 20 July 2017, 14:13
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By vext01
Just tried it. Sadly it doesn't.

Just tried it. Sadly it doesn't.
Forum: support.Other 20 July 2017, 11:58
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By vext01
UNIX utility/program to play SoundTracker 2 mods?

Hi,

A very quick question. Is anyone aware of a UNIX program which can play soundtracker 2 modules?

Sadly, my go-to utility, xmp, cannot :(

Thanks
Forum: Amiga scene 26 April 2017, 01:32
Replies: 721
Views: 102,752
Posted By vext01
I'm actually not sure. Some games which used to...

I'm actually not sure. Some games which used to work, e.g. Worms (1MB version) under whdload no longer work.

"you need chipmem up to $100000 (1024 Kbyte) to run this program"

Any ideas?
Forum: Amiga scene 22 April 2017, 18:22
Replies: 721
Views: 102,752
Posted By vext01
Is it me, or does the 7MB chip RAM expansion not...

Is it me, or does the 7MB chip RAM expansion not work in the 0.97 firmware?
Forum: Amiga scene 01 April 2017, 01:11
Replies: 5
Views: 793
Posted By vext01
Looks great! Thanks for posting.

Looks great! Thanks for posting.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 February 2017, 01:15
Replies: 40
Views: 6,604
Posted By vext01
I got my first Amiga in 2012. I was always a...

I got my first Amiga in 2012. I was always a Sinclair kid. Now I have a 500, 600 and CD32 ;)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 February 2017, 01:07
Replies: 65
Views: 5,263
Posted By vext01
I had this kids v-tech laptop thing which taught...

I had this kids v-tech laptop thing which taught you how to spell. Kind of like this, but a different model with a LCD screen:...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 February 2017, 00:42
Replies: 721
Views: 102,752
Posted By vext01
@StingerHU I think the write error is expected,...

@StingerHU I think the write error is expected, as the install ADF is in read only memory of the ACA. I think it's just trying to write your new CF geometry back to the install disk, which it can't....
Forum: support.Hardware 25 February 2017, 00:33
Replies: 3
Views: 588
Posted By vext01
Well, my issue is clearly separate from the issue...

Well, my issue is clearly separate from the issue of the OP. What I was getting at is, the firmware is still in flux, and perhaps his/her issue will be fixed in a future firmware.

FWIW, on my...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 February 2017, 23:21
Replies: 2
Views: 631
Posted By vext01
I've unbricked mine successfully -- I had the...

I've unbricked mine successfully -- I had the generation of a500 which had startup problems on older firmware.

Sounds like you are running the debrick correctly. Have you tried the 0.89 firmware?...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 February 2017, 23:17
Replies: 3
Views: 588
Posted By vext01
The action replay support for aca500+ stopped...

The action replay support for aca500+ stopped working at all for me in the last firmware update. I hope it gets fixed in the next version...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 February 2017, 01:11
Replies: 21
Views: 2,226
Posted By vext01
Thanks for all of the suggestions! I had a...

Thanks for all of the suggestions!

I had a quick play around with knights. Looks like exactly what we are after.

I need to figure out how to use all the weapons. The one that looks like a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 February 2017, 01:00
Replies: 21
Views: 2,226
Posted By vext01
Simultaneous 2-player games

Hey,

Got a friend coming over at the weekend who enjoys old games. What are people's favorite simultaneous 2-player Amiga games?

We've played Alien Breed before. That was a laugh, but too...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 February 2017, 00:48
Replies: 3,786
Views: 551,879
Posted By vext01
I found a neat (and quite old) game called "the...

I found a neat (and quite old) game called "the sentinel" the other day. Pretty unique and addictive, but you do need to read the manual first.

http://hol.abime.net/1876
Forum: support.Hardware 04 February 2017, 14:17
Replies: 7
Views: 870
Posted By vext01
I see. Thanks for the clarification amigoun.

I see. Thanks for the clarification amigoun.
Forum: support.Hardware 03 February 2017, 20:45
Replies: 7
Views: 1,196
Posted By vext01
I've used a 1GB and 4GB card in the aux slot.

I've used a 1GB and 4GB card in the aux slot.
Forum: support.Hardware 03 February 2017, 20:44
Replies: 7
Views: 870
Posted By vext01
I'm not certain if its broken or if I don't know...

I'm not certain if its broken or if I don't know how to use it ;)

FWIW, if you press F3, choose 0.5MB chip memory, hit OK, then type 'sqmem 200000' then 'sq', something seems to happen... I...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 February 2017, 20:01
Replies: 7
Views: 870
Posted By vext01
Floppy disk Action Replay 3 on ACA500plus. SQ command.

Hi,

Has anyone managed getting quick save (aka SQ) working on the action replay III built into the aca500plus?


sq
Logical memory is more than 1024 Kb. Use preferences (F3) to set!


I had...
Forum: support.Apps 03 February 2017, 14:44
Replies: 8
Views: 1,796
Posted By vext01
Or can anyone recommend an alternative IRC client?

Or can anyone recommend an alternative IRC client?
Forum: support.Hardware 03 February 2017, 14:42
Replies: 8
Views: 1,309
Posted By vext01
Press tab and it's under "ACA500p ROM". Jens...

Press tab and it's under "ACA500p ROM".

Jens mentioned in an email that only a few people have experienced the bricking and that he is looking into it. As long as you have the recovery disk (for...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 February 2017, 23:03
Replies: 8
Views: 1,309
Posted By vext01
To be clear. The new 0.79 firmware may brick your...

To be clear. The new 0.79 firmware may brick your aca500plus, so you better make sure you have the ability to roll back.
Forum: support.Hardware 01 February 2017, 22:59
Replies: 8
Views: 1,309
Posted By vext01
I also had issues with certain cf cards. It just...

I also had issues with certain cf cards. It just refused to see my transcend 1gb card. Tried another card, worked fine.

I contacted the manufacturer and he suggested that upgrading the aca...
Forum: support.Apps 01 February 2017, 21:21
Replies: 8
Views: 1,796
Posted By vext01
Yeah, the link I posted is referenced from this...

Yeah, the link I posted is referenced from this page.
Forum: support.Apps 01 February 2017, 21:14
Replies: 8
Views: 1,796
Posted By vext01
Nothing unusual in the snoopdos log (with all...

Nothing unusual in the snoopdos log (with all functions and rom calls on). Just successful environment reads, program execution and library loads. (Neat tool by the way, thanks for making me aware of...
Forum: support.Apps 28 January 2017, 12:26
Replies: 8
Views: 1,796
Posted By vext01
AmIRC-68000 on accelerated a500 -- thinks it is AmIRC-68020

Hi,

I have an a500 with workbench-3.1, and with an aca500 plus installed.

I've installed MUI-3.8, I have a new enough setpatch, and now I am trying to run AmIRC-68000 (since I don't have a...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 January 2017, 15:46
Replies: 17
Views: 1,073
Posted By vext01
Thanks for the clarification Daedalus.

Thanks for the clarification Daedalus.
Forum: support.Hardware 24 January 2017, 15:44
Replies: 17
Views: 1,073
Posted By vext01
Thanks for the reply. I looked at the...

Thanks for the reply.

I looked at the vampire accelerators, but they seem quite pricy compared to the ACA500+.

The ACA500+ is a bit cheaper and to quote the manufacturer:



Should make a...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 January 2017, 15:21
Replies: 17
Views: 1,073
Posted By vext01
Do classic games benefit from accelerator cards?

Hi,

I've never owned an accelerator card for a classic Amiga. Obviously having a CPU with a higher clock speed means instructions can be executed quicker than before and thus CPU heavy tasks...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 29 December 2015, 23:28
Replies: 3
Views: 818
Posted By vext01
Thanks for the fast reply. So the...

Thanks for the fast reply.

So the compilation error seems to be to do with this "slurp" stuff that wasn't in 2.4.0 (the last version I packaged).

The compiler chokes on these odd-looking...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 29 December 2015, 22:22
Replies: 3
Views: 818
Posted By vext01
fs-uae-2.6.2 on OpenBSD

Hey Frode and gang!

I was looking today at updating the fs-uae package for OpenBSD. I have a couple of questions:

1 ) Am I right in thinking the OS detection has failed if...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 December 2015, 03:25
Replies: 12
Views: 1,810
Posted By vext01
If you like robotron, check out llamatron 2112....

If you like robotron, check out llamatron 2112. An interpretation by Jeff Minter.

http://hol.abime.net/4970

FWIW, he also did a good implementation of defender for the Amiga:
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 December 2015, 03:17
Replies: 3,786
Views: 551,879
Posted By vext01
Populous 2, F-19 Stealth fighter.

Populous 2, F-19 Stealth fighter.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 December 2015, 02:18
Replies: 0
Views: 397
Posted By vext01
F19 Stealth Fighter on A600

Hey,

I suspect the answer is no, but does anyway know how to select waypoints in F-19 stealth fighter, when you don't have a numeric keypad (e.g. A600).

Usually it's numeric plus and minus.
...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 October 2015, 20:21
Replies: 14
Views: 1,644
Posted By vext01
Or does anyone else have a 3d printable design I...

Or does anyone else have a 3d printable design I could use?
Forum: support.Hardware 28 July 2015, 22:20
Replies: 14
Views: 1,644
Posted By vext01
Thanks @kipper2k. So it seems I should be...

Thanks @kipper2k.

So it seems I should be able to solder cables from anywhere on the a600 main board to the ack holes without busting anything? If they are tight, it should anchor the board.

If...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 July 2015, 15:21
Replies: 14
Views: 1,644
Posted By vext01
I think what I will try (at some point) is using...

I think what I will try (at some point) is using wires, one end insulated with a knot, the other end stripped and soldered. This means we don't make a connection, but can get enough tension in the...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 July 2015, 15:16
Replies: 14
Views: 1,644
Posted By vext01
I guess as long as you connect ground plane to...

I guess as long as you connect ground plane to ground plane, you are all ok.
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