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Forum: Hardware mods 16 December 2018, 14:45
Replies: 15
Views: 868
Posted By Jope
Thank you for a very comprehensive response! A...

Thank you for a very comprehensive response! A lot of data to digest, but I'll re-read it until I understand. :-)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 December 2018, 12:13
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By Jope
The German/West Chester refers to where the...

The German/West Chester refers to where the motherboard was designed, so yours is a "West Chester" machine..

Most of the PAL A2000CRs were made in Germany, so your machine is quite a common sight....
Forum: support.Hardware 13 December 2018, 17:36
Replies: 21
Views: 497
Posted By Jope
Ok, did you also calculate the real sizes of your...

Ok, did you also calculate the real sizes of your partitions based on the geometry of the partition times (heads * spt * cylinders * 512)?
Forum: support.Hardware 13 December 2018, 12:42
Replies: 21
Views: 497
Posted By Jope
Did you also verify with version scsi.device that...

Did you also verify with version scsi.device that it was properly loaded?
Forum: support.FS-UAE 13 December 2018, 10:06
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By Jope
If you seriously consider that a fourth ecosystem...

If you seriously consider that a fourth ecosystem is sorely needed on the desktop, and if it could be Haiku, then please don't spend one second of your time writing any kind of API wrapper + 68k emu...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 December 2018, 11:02
Replies: 18
Views: 809
Posted By Jope
It is noticeable for example when swapping around...

It is noticeable for example when swapping around between more large/colourful RTG screens than can fit into your video card's memory.

There is only one Zorro III network card, it doesn't give...
Forum: Hardware mods 11 December 2018, 14:08
Replies: 1
Views: 183
Posted By Jope
I've thought of it, but haven't figured out what...

I've thought of it, but haven't figured out what pattern I'd like. We also have a few places that do that stuff over here. :-)
Forum: support.Hardware 10 December 2018, 19:35
Replies: 22
Views: 623
Posted By Jope
Full format is not recommended for any partition...

Full format is not recommended for any partition that is above the 4GB barrier, if you run an older version of the OS. And it's rather pointless anyway.
Forum: support.Hardware 10 December 2018, 19:33
Replies: 14
Views: 506
Posted By Jope
If you use dd to make a disk image, you will have...

If you use dd to make a disk image, you will have all timestamps, filecomments etc intact. This can just be attached into winuae.
Forum: Hardware mods 10 December 2018, 10:04
Replies: 408
Views: 350,478
Posted By Jope
Aah ok, the ones with other peoples' names in...

Aah ok, the ones with other peoples' names in them are not verified by me. :-)

I think I have some Samsung drives in my stash, I'll check the instructions if I find a compatible unit.

I'll stop...
Forum: Hardware mods 09 December 2018, 18:14
Replies: 408
Views: 350,478
Posted By Jope
Real enough for me. Stays high when drive is...

Real enough for me. Stays high when drive is idle, drops low once the drive starts spinning, doesn't cause ghost drives in WB, coexists with a DF1. My test setup is an A500 with one external drive...
Forum: Hardware mods 09 December 2018, 13:22
Replies: 408
Views: 350,478
Posted By Jope
Ooh, I did a new one. Sony MPF-520E E/133 ...

Ooh, I did a new one. Sony MPF-520E E/133

Picture here (http://jope.fi/drives/mpf520-e/mpf520-emods-sm.jpg)



You can use the jumper on the top of the PCB to select DS0 or DS1
Cut the...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 December 2018, 22:25
Replies: 14
Views: 506
Posted By Jope
A 120MB drive such as that really should be...

A 120MB drive such as that really should be plugged into a PC's motherboard IDE connector. It most likely will not work with USB PATA adapters.
Forum: support.Hardware 07 December 2018, 15:57
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By Jope
Micronik had an A1200 kick switcher that took one...

Micronik had an A1200 kick switcher that took one 16 bit ROM too. I think it had an upturned PLCC socket that was pressed on top of the little GAL near the PCMCIA slot..
Forum: support.Hardware 07 December 2018, 15:56
Replies: 10
Views: 307
Posted By Jope
The amiga is a bit dangerous if you manage to...

The amiga is a bit dangerous if you manage to mask a disk error inside the track gap. The next time the track is rewritten, it might end up writing data on top of the error. :-)
Forum: support.Hardware 07 December 2018, 15:02
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By Jope
USB to parallel will not work with anything but a...

USB to parallel will not work with anything but a printer.

Perhaps use the ATAPI Zip drive and a PC and dump raw images of the disks, then work from those? USB <-> PATA cables exist and are rather...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 December 2018, 21:30
Replies: 10
Views: 307
Posted By Jope
If the alignment was really off, then potentially...

If the alignment was really off, then potentially the old tracks couldn't be read intact.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 December 2018, 21:08
Replies: 10
Views: 569
Posted By Jope
Probably not, the B52s stuff was from West...

Probably not, the B52s stuff was from West Chester based engineers where the OS + topaz.font was invented in Los Gatos..
Forum: support.Hardware 06 December 2018, 21:03
Replies: 10
Views: 307
Posted By Jope
Yep, perhaps the only amigados format tracks on...

Yep, perhaps the only amigados format tracks on your disk were track 0 and 40. The rest were in some alien format and the system was not able to modify them.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 December 2018, 16:09
Replies: 5,891
Views: 960,312
Posted By Jope
A1200 + tower case + BPPC 040 + BVision. The...

A1200 + tower case + BPPC 040 + BVision.

The A1200 motherboard seems to be an original commodore from 1993. No leaked capacitors.
Forum: Hardware mods 04 December 2018, 07:23
Replies: 1
Views: 161
Posted By Jope
Seems you need to add DTACK PAL, the BUSS PAL...

Seems you need to add DTACK PAL, the BUSS PAL must be changed into a SCSI/IDE version, most likely the firmware EPROM needs to be changed. Then the easy part: three 74LS254s + the resistors above...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 December 2018, 14:41
Replies: 11
Views: 353
Posted By Jope
Yes, UnitControl, not scsicontrol. :-D Try to...

Yes, UnitControl, not scsicontrol. :-D Try to only have lun0.
Forum: support.Hardware 03 December 2018, 11:03
Replies: 11
Views: 353
Posted By Jope
Seems like the drive either responds on all IDs...

Seems like the drive either responds on all IDs or all LUNs of a single ID. Judging by the documentation of that drive, there are no jumper settings to help this.

There is a force single ended...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 December 2018, 11:01
Replies: 69
Views: 6,557
Posted By Jope
AGA-support is twofold: the SD/FF should support...

AGA-support is twofold: the SD/FF should support the wide range of refresh frequencies, passing through the VGA compatible end and doubling the TV compatible end, and it should also support the...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 December 2018, 07:30
Replies: 6
Views: 98
Posted By Jope
Thread split

Thread split
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 December 2018, 15:50
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By Jope
Check again, the Gemini is a dual CPU card, not a...

Check again, the Gemini is a dual CPU card, not a dual Amiga card.. Still only one ECS chipset in the computer. :-)
Forum: support.Hardware 02 December 2018, 15:47
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By Jope
Occasionally OSSC, Indi ECS, Indi AGA mk1,...

Occasionally

OSSC, Indi ECS, Indi AGA mk1, Indi AGA mk2, DCE external, CV3D SD, Picasso IV FF, A3000 Amber.

Occasionally

Yes

Never
Forum: support.Hardware 02 December 2018, 09:34
Replies: 69
Views: 6,557
Posted By Jope
The AGA video slot is available on the A4000D and...

The AGA video slot is available on the A4000D and A4000T.
Forum: Member Introductions 01 December 2018, 19:03
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By Jope
You should use the Scart input on the OSSC with...

You should use the Scart input on the OSSC with the Amiga. It has a bit more signal filtering there, which the OSSC's VGA port lacks. You will get less jitters in your picture through Scart. It is...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 30 November 2018, 18:33
Replies: 51
Views: 11,734
Posted By Jope
Very curious. I was reminded of TurboRaketti...

Very curious. I was reminded of TurboRaketti recently and found the Wikipedia article, where mr. Kosola himself states that V2.xx was not TurboRaketti II, but actually the release version.

So I...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 November 2018, 12:36
Replies: 69
Views: 6,557
Posted By Jope
Incorrect, it means the scandoubler supports the...

Incorrect, it means the scandoubler supports the full 24 bit colour space provided by the AGA video slot.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 November 2018, 15:34
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By Jope
I own the arcade board and I prefer it these...

I own the arcade board and I prefer it these days. The Amiga conversion was very good for a stock A500 single loader game, though.
Forum: support.Hardware 29 November 2018, 13:05
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By Jope
If you don't mind the shape of the key not lining...

If you don't mind the shape of the key not lining up with the rest of the keys. It is not very nice to type on.
Forum: support.Hardware 29 November 2018, 13:04
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By Jope
The keymap is all in software, so yes, you can...

The keymap is all in software, so yes, you can just change it.

When changing the keycaps, you must find out which type of keyboard you have. Mitsumi keycaps can be swapped from A1200 keyboards or...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 November 2018, 17:39
Replies: 9
Views: 3,334
Posted By Jope
The width of the CPU <-> Chip RAM bus is...

The width of the CPU <-> Chip RAM bus is implemented in a different part of the A3000. The Agnus is still 16 bit.
Forum: support.Hardware 28 November 2018, 10:00
Replies: 32
Views: 1,141
Posted By Jope
This is the correct direction. According to the...

This is the correct direction. According to the document, you should just measure between the stripe side + pin 25 of the external scsi port.
Forum: support.Hardware 27 November 2018, 18:57
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By Jope
Perhaps try to open a new shell to aux: newshell...

Perhaps try to open a new shell to aux: newshell aux:and then have a serial terminal on the other end where you run the commands?
Forum: Amiga scene 21 November 2018, 20:02
Replies: 30
Views: 2,134
Posted By Jope
Here are some dreams: - Right click (or hold...

Here are some dreams:

- Right click (or hold left) on the screen depth gadget = screen menu, right click (or hold left) on a window depth gadget = window menu.
- Toolsdaemon functionality built...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 November 2018, 10:40
Replies: 20
Views: 1,020
Posted By Jope
Most Amiga screenmodes don't have square pixels!...

Most Amiga screenmodes don't have square pixels! All Amiga resolutions were designed to be shown on a 4:3 screen, as that's what was available back then.
Forum: support.Hardware 20 November 2018, 09:56
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By Jope
Pin 16 at the SCART end expects 3V for RGB, so...

Pin 16 at the SCART end expects 3V for RGB, so you should have at least one resistor there. Or leave pin 16 disconnected, if your display can be forced into RGB mode from the menus.
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