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Forum: Hardware mods 16 June 2012, 22:28
Replies: 7
Views: 2,484
Posted By mabus
Some updates

Finally managed to do this upgrade!

Ended up with a 50MHz 060 (don't want to overclock it because I am running it in an A3000 with limited cooling options). Got 128MB RAM running, and there was no...
Forum: Hardware mods 14 April 2012, 02:18
Replies: 7
Views: 2,484
Posted By mabus
That is a nice write-up. I think it covers the...

That is a nice write-up. I think it covers the bases that I would like to see done - of course we are not talking about expensive equipment anymore, but rare artifacts that are irreplaceable. Let me...
Forum: Hardware mods 08 March 2012, 23:48
Replies: 7
Views: 2,484
Posted By mabus
Righty then! I shall get my camera and...

Righty then!

I shall get my camera and soldering iron out and get cracking!

Not to mention the pool of parts :)

Yey!

I definitely thing my weekend is sorted :)
Forum: Hardware mods 08 March 2012, 23:37
Replies: 7
Views: 2,484
Posted By mabus
CyberStorm MKII upgrade 040->060

Hello there,

I wonder if anyone would be interested in a writeup of such an upgrade. I have done one in the past, and am about to do another one - this time I might photo-document it for...
Forum: MarketPlace 08 March 2012, 10:27
Replies: 2
Views: 1,177
Posted By mabus
Item now sold, thanks for looking!.

Item now sold, thanks for looking!.
Forum: MarketPlace 07 March 2012, 14:01
Replies: 2
Views: 1,177
Posted By mabus
Wireless bridge

I know this isn't strictly Amiga hardware, but it has worked well with my A1200 so I am putting it up here!

The item is question is a boxed Netgear WGE111 wireless bridge - complete with the...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 April 2009, 17:49
Replies: 7
Views: 1,429
Posted By mabus
Anyone seen the Star Wreck series ?

Just wondered if anyone has seen the (sometimes ridiculous) "Star Wreck" series. The latest movie "Star Wreck: In the Pirkinning" can be downloaded from http://www.starwreck.com/

I believe some of...
Forum: MarketPlace 04 April 2009, 11:23
Replies: 1
Views: 1,025
Posted By mabus
FS: Zorro II/III cards - XSurf3, Ariadne, PicassoIV, MFC3

Here are some quite nifty Zorro cards for sale:

XSurf 3: I purchased this for expanding my Amiga 3000 with some way of adding cheaper slow IDE controllers for massive data storage and clock ports,...
Forum: MarketPlace 04 April 2009, 07:40
Replies: 1
Views: 785
Posted By mabus
The sale continues :) Now a batch of boxed games

Hello all,

My big sale is set to continue as I continue to scale down ...

I have the following boxed original games with all disks and manuals for sale. They are all in very good condition, not...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 April 2009, 03:47
Replies: 34
Views: 4,690
Posted By mabus
I haven't seen the clip yet, but ... The...

I haven't seen the clip yet, but ...

The 6800 CPU is very real device, released as a response to Intels 8080. Both are 8 bit devices.

When those things were used in actual computers they often...
Forum: MarketPlace 01 April 2009, 07:27
Replies: 7
Views: 1,114
Posted By mabus
FS: A1200/blizzard 1220 4mb/HDD/cables etc - no discoloration!

THIS ITEM has now been SOLD.

Hello all,

I am selling an A1200 with original powersupply (both white with no discolouration). Included is a Phase5 Blizzard 1220 accelerator card (4mb FAST RAM)....
Forum: support.Hardware 31 March 2009, 04:52
Replies: 4
Views: 1,646
Posted By mabus
Is Amiga-Hardware.com still running?

Being blessed with a lot of time on my hands these days, I had a look at the Amiga-Hardware.com pages, which has pictures of a lot of Amiga hardware. I noticed it had been last updated a few years...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 March 2009, 08:34
Replies: 26
Views: 3,153
Posted By mabus
I've also seen this "interface" implemented on a...

I've also seen this "interface" implemented on a lot of PC SCSI controllers of the era, so it is not just Mac & Amiga. Maybe it wasn't standard, but it was certainly widely distributed as one for...
Forum: MarketPlace 29 March 2009, 04:36
Replies: 15
Views: 1,968
Posted By mabus
Sounds like a quite nifty project ! I assume you...

Sounds like a quite nifty project ! I assume you would then also replace the PSU and drive mechanism? Those seem to take a lot of space in the CDTV, and I know you like a dose of PicoPSU anyway :)...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 March 2009, 00:12
Replies: 81
Views: 8,465
Posted By mabus
I agree with a lot of what has been said here,...

I agree with a lot of what has been said here, personally I have never used USB on the Amiga- I think it would be neat, but I don't see the need , simply because:
- CF card to PCMCIA already works...
Forum: MarketPlace 27 March 2009, 06:46
Replies: 3
Views: 1,074
Posted By mabus
Though someone has shown interest, this is about...

Though someone has shown interest, this is about to go back on the market ...

I am now asking £235 including International postage (or £10 less if within UK). This is an upgraded 040 MKII, but I...
Forum: MarketPlace 27 March 2009, 06:28
Replies: 15
Views: 1,968
Posted By mabus
Don't worry portugeezal, I didn't think you were...

Don't worry portugeezal, I didn't think you were in the running, was just curious to see what kind of ideas Zetr0 had about what to do with the machine :)

Anyway, I'm in Tottenham. If you are...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 March 2009, 06:16
Replies: 105
Views: 7,882
Posted By mabus
There is a lot to be said for the release cycle...

There is a lot to be said for the release cycle of the Amiga computers. The A600 was pretty pointless at the time (it offered even fewer expansion options than the established A500 but with the same...
Forum: MarketPlace 26 March 2009, 23:43
Replies: 15
Views: 1,968
Posted By mabus
Yes, please tell us all!

Yes, please tell us all!
Forum: MarketPlace 26 March 2009, 23:24
Replies: 15
Views: 1,968
Posted By mabus
Of course seller always wants more and buyer...

Of course seller always wants more and buyer wants to offer less, but if it goes to a good home I am interested in offers. Also tell me what you want to do with it :) I do realise the postage will be...
Forum: MarketPlace 26 March 2009, 23:04
Replies: 15
Views: 1,968
Posted By mabus
Anyone interested in CDTV?

Hello all,

I have now gotten rid of all my CDTV stuff except the CDTV itself because it is so heavy and difficult to handle in terms of postage. I haven't opened it up so I don't know all the...
Forum: MarketPlace 20 March 2009, 20:27
Replies: 4
Views: 846
Posted By mabus
Comicfrog is in the running, so this thread...

Comicfrog is in the running, so this thread should be considered settled...
Forum: MarketPlace 20 March 2009, 18:12
Replies: 4
Views: 846
Posted By mabus
1942 monitor

Anyone interested in a Commodore 1942 monitor? It's a great monitor for unexpanded Amigas as it syncs at both 15 and 31 KHz...

I'd separate from it for £8-10 - though any offers are welcome as...
Forum: MarketPlace 20 March 2009, 00:32
Replies: 3
Views: 1,074
Posted By mabus
That's a very good hint :) Sounds about right,...

That's a very good hint :) Sounds about right, I'd say.
Forum: MarketPlace 19 March 2009, 16:57
Replies: 3
Views: 1,074
Posted By mabus
FS: Cyberstorm MKII 060/50 with SCSI

Hello all,

As I am unemployed at the mo. and need to eat, I am considering selling my Cyberstorm MKII 060/50 with SCSI. It was upgraded by myself from 040 to 060 (very nicely done, I shall add...
Forum: MarketPlace 06 March 2009, 17:53
Replies: 6
Views: 1,645
Posted By mabus
FS: CDTV keyboard and CDTV floppy drive

For sale is a CDTV keyboard in mint condition.
The keyboard is the variant that is all black with white writing on the keys.
I ask £30 including postage within the UK. If you are outside the UK we...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 February 2008, 18:16
Replies: 2
Views: 1,831
Posted By mabus
A source of cheap LCD for "small Amiga" projects...

This isn't strictly a problem, but I recently saw this:

http://www.warrantyvoid.us/cyberhomedvdplayer.html

It's basically a hack to use the small (2.5") screen in a cheap portable DVD player....
Forum: MarketPlace 16 January 2008, 13:22
Replies: 36
Views: 2,840
Posted By mabus
A pity that A3000T machine is a slightly broken...

A pity that A3000T machine is a slightly broken one tho :(

I still think A3000 is a better machine than the A4000, although the A4000 has AGA and the A3000 doesn't. For work it doesn't really...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 January 2008, 02:31
Replies: 13
Views: 1,959
Posted By mabus
I am working on a thorough write up of this mod,...

I am working on a thorough write up of this mod, unfortunately I have been ill the last few days so haven't had time to do much work on it.

The info I worked from was scanned images of the...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 January 2008, 16:48
Replies: 13
Views: 1,959
Posted By mabus
That's true, I am also in the 30's now - though I...

That's true, I am also in the 30's now - though I am not married, my partner and I have separate economies - so I can spend money on my hobbies and she spends money on hers :) We avoid arguments and...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 January 2008, 16:41
Replies: 13
Views: 1,959
Posted By mabus
Sounds good, I shall do the write-up and send it...

Sounds good, I shall do the write-up and send it to you - so it can be included in these pages...

All the best,


-Mabus.
Forum: support.Hardware 11 January 2008, 01:53
Replies: 13
Views: 1,959
Posted By mabus
So far so good...

Hello all,

Thanks for your interest :) I have now completed Phase 1 and 2 of this project, the upgrade didn't take very long (less than 1 hour) - but I don't have very steady hands so moving tiny...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 January 2008, 17:09
Replies: 13
Views: 1,959
Posted By mabus
Upgrading Phase5 Cyberstorm MKII 040/40 upgrade to 060/50...

Hello all,

I about to start a project which is to upgrade my Cyberstorm MKII's from 040/40 to 060/50's... I have finally managed to gather all the parts! This is quite well documented on the web,...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 December 2007, 02:47
Replies: 41
Views: 12,696
Posted By mabus
It works, I've used it on A600/A1200 to add my...

It works, I've used it on A600/A1200 to add my several GB CF cards from a digital camera as transfer disks between Amiga and Linux. But I don't know what the limits might be, I am sure there are...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 12 December 2007, 02:35
Replies: 23
Views: 5,728
Posted By mabus
Oh, and I forgot - just PM me if you have any...

Oh, and I forgot - just PM me if you have any specific questions you need help with...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 12 December 2007, 02:33
Replies: 23
Views: 5,728
Posted By mabus
Running e-uae on top of Linux is very easy, most...

Running e-uae on top of Linux is very easy, most distributions can run it without too many problems - and some with package management systems will let you install it easily, provided you have the...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 December 2007, 02:15
Replies: 62
Views: 6,654
Posted By mabus
I'd vote for London, but that's just because I'm...

I'd vote for London, but that's just because I'm lazy and selfish.

Perhaps it would be easier to see how many people interested in coming to this event live closest to which proposed location, and...
Forum: MarketPlace 05 December 2007, 21:22
Replies: 17
Views: 1,963
Posted By mabus
I'm regged too now, and soon I will post some...

I'm regged too now, and soon I will post some articles - mostly because I have some things in my loft that would me more useful in the hands of another amigan...
Forum: project.Mods Jukebox 05 December 2007, 18:39
Replies: 42
Views: 26,501
Posted By mabus
For free software systems ...

xmms is quite alright and has plugins to play mods and sids and whatever... There is also http://www.soundtracker.org/ - an attempt to create a soundtracker like app for free environments.
Forum: support.Hardware 03 December 2007, 15:47
Replies: 105
Views: 8,329
Posted By mabus
Just PM me when you are ready, and I'll send you...

Just PM me when you are ready, and I'll send you the spare.
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