English Amiga Board


Go Back   English Amiga Board > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 40 of 166
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: psoma
Forum: support.Hardware 30 August 2020, 23:51
Replies: 6
Views: 203
Posted By psoma
Thanks - I can trace it from the schematics, but...

Thanks - I can trace it from the schematics, but I'm no CRT guru... this thing is covered in transistors! Do you know which ones the RGB output ones are?...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 August 2020, 16:03
Replies: 6
Views: 203
Posted By psoma
There’s only one on the neck board: C717 and that...

There’s only one on the neck board: C717 and that was done.
Forum: support.Hardware 30 August 2020, 14:55
Replies: 6
Views: 203
Posted By psoma
I should add - this happens with or without a...

I should add - this happens with or without a signal connected, CVBS or RGB.... it's not in any way input related.
Forum: support.Hardware 30 August 2020, 14:45
Replies: 6
Views: 203
Posted By psoma
1084S-P Vertical brightness banding on left side of screen

Hi all,

Working on a mate's 1084S-P... It's presenting with a set of vertical brightness bands on the left hand side of the screen:

https://i.ibb.co/LpsbQnb/IMG-2784.jpg...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 August 2020, 23:13
Replies: 128
Views: 39,657
Posted By psoma
Add to this the fact that outside of Europe.......

Add to this the fact that outside of Europe.... they *don't* have Amiga friendly ports. SCART wasn't a standard adopted in Australia - LCD TVs here typically have Composite and S-Video (if you're...
Forum: support.Games 21 July 2020, 03:14
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By psoma
Sweet. Legends :)

Sweet. Legends :)
Forum: support.Games 19 July 2020, 11:08
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By psoma
Issue 4770 raised.

Issue 4770 raised.
Forum: support.Games 19 July 2020, 10:57
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By psoma
Thanks jotd... will do. Initially, I just wanted...

Thanks jotd... will do. Initially, I just wanted to know if it was something that *could* be done, but I'll take your recommendation of creating a Mantis ticket as "yes" :)
Forum: support.Games 19 July 2020, 01:21
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By psoma
Cheers, will give it a crack today!

Cheers, will give it a crack today!
Forum: support.Games 19 July 2020, 00:16
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By psoma
Could the Test Drive 2 slave be patched to support keyboard?

Hi all,

So there are two games I cannot get to grips on driving with the joystick: Test Drive 2 and 4D Sports Driving. I suspect it’s as they were both written for other systems where keyboards...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 June 2020, 22:49
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By psoma
Wow... good find!!

Wow... good find!!
Forum: support.Hardware 06 June 2020, 13:07
Replies: 12
Views: 477
Posted By psoma
I'll just re-iterate that when the warning comes...

I'll just re-iterate that when the warning comes up, the disk goes into read-only mode so it's more than a nuisance... it actually renders this disk unusable as a system disk.
Forum: support.Hardware 06 June 2020, 10:14
Replies: 12
Views: 477
Posted By psoma
Turns out the 8MB in the SCRAM doesn't work well...

Turns out the 8MB in the SCRAM doesn't work well with the 4MB in the TF534 anyway. Pretty much every game I launched caused a reset or Guru so... I'm keeping the SCRAM.
Forum: support.Hardware 06 June 2020, 05:16
Replies: 12
Views: 477
Posted By psoma
Ahah, thanks for the tip on that :) So it seems...

Ahah, thanks for the tip on that :) So it seems like it's only on writes that it freezes as when it boots with a mismatched memory mapping, it marks the disks as read only and the machine is...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 June 2020, 15:01
Replies: 12
Views: 477
Posted By psoma
Update: when I copy the System files onto the ZIP...

Update: when I copy the System files onto the ZIP drive and boot off it, I get that freezing too. Super weird!!
Forum: support.Hardware 05 June 2020, 11:49
Replies: 12
Views: 477
Posted By psoma
Thanks thomas, Interesting - I set the Mask...

Thanks thomas,

Interesting - I set the Mask to 0xffffffff (which adjusted itself to 0xfffffffe) and the machine started up without complaining about the memory mask... but as soon as WB loaded, it...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 June 2020, 16:00
Replies: 12
Views: 477
Posted By psoma
PFS memorymask error after installing TF534

Hi,

Just added a TF534 to my A500 and while the 4MB of RAM is successfully being added to the 8MB on the SCRAM500 (giving 12MB), the disk is now reporting that the memory mask no longer matches...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 May 2020, 23:13
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By psoma
It's as if I was blind and now I can see! After...

It's as if I was blind and now I can see! After pointing out that Street Rod and Shufflepuck Cafe were horrible and outdated, I did some digging... and - are you sitting down? It turns out the Amiga...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 May 2020, 23:04
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By psoma
It’s not a ROM issue, it’s more of a speed...

It’s not a ROM issue, it’s more of a speed issue...

Street Rod 1 and 2 and Shufflepuck Cafe all run too fast to be playable on anything other than a stock 68000 even through WHDLoad.

@dalek -...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 May 2020, 10:40
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By psoma
A500 CPU switcher to disable accelerator?

Hi,

Is there a board on the market that will allow me to switch between a 68000 and my TF534 so that games that are incompatible or too fast on the 68030 can be run on the 68000?

I had a VXL...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 May 2020, 23:43
Replies: 452
Views: 110,858
Posted By psoma
So I have one GBS8220 v3 and 2 x GBS8200 v5. I...

So I have one GBS8220 v3 and 2 x GBS8200 v5. I find the v3 provides a more stable picture than the v5s - the v5s occassionally get horizontal glitches which seems to settle as they warm up. Could be...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 May 2020, 02:01
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By psoma
Yeah, I've ordered a TF534 for now and will...

Yeah, I've ordered a TF534 for now and will report back on the autoconfigure/priority situation. I realise the TF536 is the going concern but my understanding is there are no pre-built boards...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 May 2020, 00:25
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By psoma
Thanks mate - so looks like the TF534...

Thanks mate - so looks like the TF534 autoconfigures to Zorro III (530 did not), and I just read the SCRAM technical details (God bless the 80s/90s and their desire to share every intricate detail...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 May 2020, 00:02
Replies: 452
Views: 110,858
Posted By psoma
So I too still have some VERY faint vertical...

So I too still have some VERY faint vertical lines. I can't tell if they're from the GBS or Amiga. Definitely 100x better than without the mod though, for if I remove the ground wire, it's super...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 May 2020, 03:18
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By psoma
External FastMem with a TF534

Hi,

Am looking at getting myself a TF534 accelerator, but currently have a SCRAM 500 with 8MB Autoconfigure RAM. Had a couple of questions I'd like to run past the brains trust...

1) So the...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 May 2020, 00:15
Replies: 452
Views: 110,858
Posted By psoma
Thanks awesome news man! I remember jumping for...

Thanks awesome news man! I remember jumping for joy when I first sorted it out too. Guess I better update my original post :).

I think this is one of those situations where the GBS is unfairly...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 May 2020, 11:48
Replies: 452
Views: 110,858
Posted By psoma
Hah - OK... you must have a Rev 2 board. Looks...

Hah - OK... you must have a Rev 2 board. Looks like on a Rev 2 board, the PIXELSW and CCK_B signals are the same way around as the 600.

Sorry mate. So, your first diagram was right for your model....
Forum: support.Hardware 21 May 2020, 00:13
Replies: 452
Views: 110,858
Posted By psoma
Yep, bingo! Fingers crossed :) The resistor...

Yep, bingo! Fingers crossed :)

The resistor trick I was referring to was based on a post Dave Haynie made in 1994 first discussing the issue (Higgo referenced it). He suggested "putting a 100 ohm...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 May 2020, 23:04
Replies: 452
Views: 110,858
Posted By psoma
Yep, they are the correct resistors! ...

Yep, they are the correct resistors!

According to the schematics though, they are the other way around on the 1200 so you want to run the bottom of the left-hand resistor to ground (rather than...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 May 2020, 11:46
Replies: 452
Views: 110,858
Posted By psoma
Here's the mod on my 600. ...

Here's the mod on my 600.

https://i.ibb.co/fGGV7tC/IMG-1410.jpg (https://ibb.co/fGGV7tC)
Forum: support.Hardware 20 May 2020, 11:43
Replies: 452
Views: 110,858
Posted By psoma
No probs - but you need to go further right. See...

No probs - but you need to go further right. See there's an "E264R" printed on the board in your circled area? You need to keep going right and look under "E260R".
Forum: support.Hardware 19 May 2020, 23:46
Replies: 452
Views: 110,858
Posted By psoma
Alrighty.... so I too tried the resistor trick...

Alrighty.... so I too tried the resistor trick and it did nothing (on my 600). Then I got a 500 and noticed the picture was vertical bar free through the same GBS so it still had to be the 600...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 May 2020, 00:14
Replies: 452
Views: 110,858
Posted By psoma
For a long time I blamed my GBS8200 with...

For a long time I blamed my GBS8200 with gbscontrol for the vertical lines I had in my picture. They weren't terrible, and the rest of the picture was great, so I put up with them...

Turns out. It...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 May 2020, 23:36
Replies: 69
Views: 5,559
Posted By psoma
I had reported problems earlier of both my Furias...

I had reported problems earlier of both my Furias randomly only booting to 4.5MB despite a recap. Turns out... the C613 cap still wasn't great so I re-re-capped both C613s and now both Furias boot...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 April 2020, 23:36
Replies: 33
Views: 2,153
Posted By psoma
What's the part number on the Agnuses? I replaced...

What's the part number on the Agnuses? I replaced a 318069-10 (yellow dot) successfully with a 390544-01... but both of those are 8375s.
Forum: support.Hardware 27 April 2020, 00:11
Replies: 33
Views: 2,153
Posted By psoma
Good stuff man - glad you are persisting with...

Good stuff man - glad you are persisting with this. I used ChipQuik to remove the RAM and Paula and swear by it now... so much easier than the hot air (just don't drip it onto plastic)!

If it...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 April 2020, 11:20
Replies: 33
Views: 2,153
Posted By psoma
I received 2 boards from someone to check out......

I received 2 boards from someone to check out... both had DRD0 on Agnus shorting to GND, one also had Paula going to Earth on DRD0 and blown RAM chips. It happens, but it's not super common.

I'd...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 April 2020, 02:49
Replies: 33
Views: 2,153
Posted By psoma
Hah, yeah, I thought I stumbled onto something...

Hah, yeah, I thought I stumbled onto something with that one too but found the same thing. It's really handy to have a working A600 nearby to sanity check :)
Forum: support.Hardware 20 April 2020, 11:44
Replies: 12
Views: 754
Posted By psoma
Thanks @amigasith - there's nothing I hate more...

Thanks @amigasith - there's nothing I hate more than finding a post with identical symptoms only to read the last post as simply "All sorted now."
Forum: support.Hardware 20 April 2020, 11:40
Replies: 33
Views: 2,153
Posted By psoma
So diagrom will run in ANY chip mem (or FastMem)...

So diagrom will run in ANY chip mem (or FastMem) - if you have access to an expansion board, throwing it in might get diagrom to launch so you can add a few other vectors to your diagnostics...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 166

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT +2. The time now is 01:12.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Page generated in 0.09611 seconds with 10 queries