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Forum: support.Hardware 20 February 2020, 22:31
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Posted By rabidgerry
Excellent! It really was easy to do. I thought...

Excellent! It really was easy to do. I thought perhaps some black magic was involved. I guess that disk I tried is just screwed.

Do I need the hole covered up then or not?
Forum: support.Hardware 20 February 2020, 22:18
Replies: 23
Views: 566
Posted By rabidgerry
Weirdly I did what you said and it worked without...

Weirdly I did what you said and it worked without issue. I inserted the disk, right clicked and full formatted. Then I used ADF2disk to write an ADF to the disk. Worked a treat.

So is this bad...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 February 2020, 21:52
Replies: 23
Views: 566
Posted By rabidgerry
Yes I tried that and got the error saying it was...

Yes I tried that and got the error saying it was not a dos disk.
Forum: support.Hardware 20 February 2020, 21:31
Replies: 23
Views: 566
Posted By rabidgerry
Oh the hole is already covered, but it did not...

Oh the hole is already covered, but it did not work. Yes so I only really need the disk to work for a short time and since I had pc disks lying around that had not been used I figured perhaps I...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 February 2020, 21:20
Replies: 23
Views: 566
Posted By rabidgerry
I actually will not need it for long, it just so...

I actually will not need it for long, it just so happens I ran out of amiga blanks and I wanted to finish a test install of OS 3.1.4.

So I need cros dos or not? I will not be using in a pc at...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 February 2020, 19:33
Replies: 23
Views: 566
Posted By rabidgerry
Use PC HD floppy disk in Amiga

Hello, I have been looking on line for evidence to suggest that this is possible, but I seem to have hit a brick wall with my research.

What i want to know, can I use a blank PC disk in my Amiga...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 February 2020, 12:32
Replies: 44
Views: 25,742
Posted By rabidgerry
Hello all, I began initially looking at this...

Hello all, I began initially looking at this thread to see about backing up my Amiga drives and obviously I found the information here very useful. But I found WinImage odd, I couldn't seem to do...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 January 2020, 21:22
Replies: 23
Views: 1,137
Posted By rabidgerry
We shall see. I actually had a look at the...

We shall see. I actually had a look at the Vampire prices and they are a lot cheaper than I thought. In fact they probably will be the same price as Jen cards when they come out. However, I do...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 January 2020, 21:34
Replies: 23
Views: 1,137
Posted By rabidgerry
Still curious bout that 1230/56 you own and why...

Still curious bout that 1230/56 you own and why it's not listed on the individual computers list with all the bench marks. Its an ACA1230 right?

Anyways, I don't demand the earth, and I was...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 January 2020, 23:28
Replies: 23
Views: 1,137
Posted By rabidgerry
You are saying a 040 is not fast enough to play a...

You are saying a 040 is not fast enough to play a native Amiga FPS (Alien Breed 3d 2)?

Really? Can anyone else vouch for that? I dunno how that could be possible given it runs on a 030 no sweat.
Forum: support.Hardware 03 January 2020, 13:47
Replies: 23
Views: 1,137
Posted By rabidgerry
Well that's what I was thinking That's...

Well that's what I was thinking



That's double the speed I get! I get 9.6mips

I don't see your card model here either

http://wiki.icomp.de/wiki/ACA1233n#ACA_12xx_Benchmarks
Forum: support.Hardware 02 January 2020, 21:24
Replies: 23
Views: 1,137
Posted By rabidgerry
What is the benchmark of your card if you don't...

What is the benchmark of your card if you don't mind me asking?

I get about 9200 drystones in sysinfo



Appreciate the honesty mate :)
Forum: support.Hardware 02 January 2020, 18:45
Replies: 23
Views: 1,137
Posted By rabidgerry
Well this is what I mean, would I actually get...

Well this is what I mean, would I actually get even a few extra frames per second? Perhaps I should just wait for these 040/060 cards.




HAHAHA well for your ACA500 to have got that boost...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 January 2020, 14:18
Replies: 23
Views: 1,137
Posted By rabidgerry
ACA1233-40 to ACA1233n-55 worth it??

I asked some of these questions before on an already existing thread, but I feel I need to start my own thread since I have been emailing Jens at Individual Computers and gotten some extra info from...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 December 2019, 12:45
Replies: 40
Views: 5,726
Posted By rabidgerry
You are totally correct! I just wonder is that...

You are totally correct! I just wonder is that difference going to be noticeable on the 3d games like Alien Breed 3d or Gloom or to get to the next level I would need to start looking at 040...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 December 2019, 19:54
Replies: 40
Views: 5,726
Posted By rabidgerry
I realise this is an old thread, but I was just...

I realise this is an old thread, but I was just wondering would it be worth getting a ACA1233n-55 instead of the ACA1233n-40? I have ACA1233n-40 and you get about 9.56MIPS with it. I think the...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 December 2019, 21:52
Replies: 40
Views: 5,726
Posted By rabidgerry
Would a ACA1233n-40 be much slower than the...

Would a ACA1233n-40 be much slower than the ACA1233n-55?
Forum: support.Hardware 18 October 2019, 22:07
Replies: 417
Views: 103,670
Posted By rabidgerry
I have removed C11, anything else I should do for...

I have removed C11, anything else I should do for the removal of noise in the picture? Turned all the colour controls to the left also and then adjusted from there using the software. I think...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 October 2019, 16:32
Replies: 417
Views: 103,670
Posted By rabidgerry
Ok well I will pm you a buy one from you. Shame...

Ok well I will pm you a buy one from you. Shame I didn't know about this when I was in Prague lol. Could have picked it up from you.
Forum: support.Hardware 17 October 2019, 15:26
Replies: 417
Views: 103,670
Posted By rabidgerry
Like the vertical textured bars that can be seen...

Like the vertical textured bars that can be seen in the Mortal Kombat picture I posted above? You can see like vehicle artefacts in the navy background of the picture.
Forum: support.Hardware 17 October 2019, 08:45
Replies: 417
Views: 103,670
Posted By rabidgerry
Ahhh so this is you ...

Ahhh so this is you

http://www.amibay.com/showthread.php?71068-Useful-Amiga-Cables-amp-Adapters

and you are recommending this?

GBS-Control Clip-on Adapter for GBS 8200 (8220, HD-VC9900)...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 October 2019, 20:51
Replies: 417
Views: 103,670
Posted By rabidgerry
So having used the GB 8220 for the last few days...

So having used the GB 8220 for the last few days I've decided there is too much weird artefacts on my TV.

I tried the shielding fix and not sure it helped.

Here are some pictures to show what I...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 October 2019, 22:39
Replies: 417
Views: 103,670
Posted By rabidgerry
Got my GBS 8220 up and running today! It was...

Got my GBS 8220 up and running today! It was tricky at first and I didn't realise I could switch the menu to English so I had made all my adjustments by trial and error!! But I got it working and...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 October 2019, 13:13
Replies: 45
Views: 1,598
Posted By rabidgerry
Tried Mortal Kombat (a game I never knew existed...

Tried Mortal Kombat (a game I never knew existed on the Amiga until recently hahaha), two button works really well with it.

Still pissed at the Gloom side stepping not working though, I wanted to...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 October 2019, 19:10
Replies: 45
Views: 1,598
Posted By rabidgerry
Tried Alien Breed 2 and a map is brought up using...

Tried Alien Breed 2 and a map is brought up using the extra button. I will give R-type a go also.
Forum: support.Hardware 12 October 2019, 00:05
Replies: 45
Views: 1,598
Posted By rabidgerry
Tried Blues Brothers, Great Giana Sisters, and...

Tried Blues Brothers, Great Giana Sisters, and Alien 3 and C is jump on the pad and and B is fire. On the stick the trigger is jump and the top button is fire.

Did the mod work on the pad? Seems...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 October 2019, 20:27
Replies: 45
Views: 1,598
Posted By rabidgerry
Ok forget my last post, that's what happens when...

Ok forget my last post, that's what happens when you test things out in an emulator!

The real results of using the modified pad with gloom on the real amiga, Button B fires, Button A and Button C...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 October 2019, 15:22
Replies: 45
Views: 1,598
Posted By rabidgerry
Ok did the mod, but I've got the "a" button as...

Ok did the mod, but I've got the "a" button as fire "b" button still operates as forward or jump and "c" now also operates as a fire button as well.

I will post pictures later.

***edit***
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Forum: support.Hardware 10 October 2019, 20:14
Replies: 45
Views: 1,598
Posted By rabidgerry
:agree So finally I'm understanding it a bit! ...

:agree So finally I'm understanding it a bit!

Ok and what way is the pad wired without the mod? Megadrive pin 5 is meant to receive 5v right? But Amiga is sending via pin7 instead?

Amiga...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 October 2019, 15:32
Replies: 45
Views: 1,598
Posted By rabidgerry
Aye butchering a cable seemed like an idea once I...

Aye butchering a cable seemed like an idea once I began to think of a way around needing the extra wire.



So by doing this mod I'm taking the 5v from the Amiga via pin 7 and distributing...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 October 2019, 22:09
Replies: 45
Views: 1,598
Posted By rabidgerry
@GlenM Seriously, excuse my lack of knowledge...

@GlenM Seriously, excuse my lack of knowledge :help

Thanks for that. I'll be able to knock that out tomorrow hopefully. A Fellow Belfast man I see :)

Regarding the Tecno Plus. I think the...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 October 2019, 20:16
Replies: 45
Views: 1,598
Posted By rabidgerry
Ok so the tecno plus hasn't enough wires for me...

Ok so the tecno plus hasn't enough wires for me to mod it. :banghead
https://i.ibb.co/BNHN6kR/tecnoplus.jpg (https://ibb.co/BNHN6kR)

On the Quickshot I think I have identified the pins wires.
...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 October 2019, 15:16
Replies: 45
Views: 1,598
Posted By rabidgerry
I have a Quickjoy megadrive pad and a Tecno plus...

I have a Quickjoy megadrive pad and a Tecno plus swift like yourself. Pretty sure I mentioned the Tecno plus on previous messages. So since modding is the order of the day I figured I may as well...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 October 2019, 18:57
Replies: 45
Views: 1,598
Posted By rabidgerry
Forgive my caveman like mind, are you saying all...

Forgive my caveman like mind, are you saying all I need to do is add a resistor? I might have a 1k one knocking about.

Also how easy/simpler would it be to mod the regular amiga pad to have an A...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 October 2019, 15:27
Replies: 45
Views: 1,598
Posted By rabidgerry
No Paul1981, there is only option for joystick...

No Paul1981, there is only option for joystick 1,2 mouse then two options for cd32 pads. So according to the manual the side step capability must be included within the joystick option.
Forum: support.Hardware 08 October 2019, 15:23
Replies: 45
Views: 1,598
Posted By rabidgerry
I didn't realise the cd32 pads where the same 9...

I didn't realise the cd32 pads where the same 9 pin connector. Doesn't matter anyways as I won't be getting one. In future I think I will stay away from megadrive related controllers, but...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 October 2019, 23:35
Replies: 45
Views: 1,598
Posted By rabidgerry
:laughing ok ok it's on my want list. But I've...

:laughing ok ok it's on my want list. But I've done a bit more research and basically some of the sticks I have been looking at should fit the bill according to the "if they work with the master...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 October 2019, 22:33
Replies: 45
Views: 1,598
Posted By rabidgerry
Oh I think I've misunderstood you :bowdown. I...

Oh I think I've misunderstood you :bowdown. I thought that adapter allowed me to use a CD32 pad with an A1200. I thought you meant buy the adapter and CD32 pad. But I see where I went wrong now.
...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 October 2019, 22:02
Replies: 45
Views: 1,598
Posted By rabidgerry
CD32 pads are expensive and that adapter is as...

CD32 pads are expensive and that adapter is as well. That's a lot of money for side step capability in one game.

I'm not going down the CD32 pad route.

Can't believe no one seems to know one...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 October 2019, 20:52
Replies: 45
Views: 1,598
Posted By rabidgerry
It probably is, but those pads cost a bomb and...

It probably is, but those pads cost a bomb and I'd need another adapter to get it working on my A1200.





So you think it's already been modded? Interesting. I opened it up and played...
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