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Forum: support.Hardware 07 April 2020, 10:06
Replies: 39
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Posted By turrican9
I had nothing but trouble with Furia and CF...

I had nothing but trouble with Furia and CF cards. I bought my Furia some years ago and it came with a sandisk CF card it was supposed to work with. It never was 100% stable. I tried a bunch of other...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 April 2020, 09:43
Replies: 15
Views: 722
Posted By turrican9
I am using the...

I am using the https://amigastore.eu/en/683-a-power-hq-power-supply-for-amiga-5005006001200.html

Using it on my A500 Plus with ACA 500 + ACA 1221. It has on/off switch, case is fine, cables are...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 April 2020, 12:03
Replies: 39
Views: 2,493
Posted By turrican9
How do you flash new firmware to the Furia? I...

How do you flash new firmware to the Furia? I cannot find instructions for this
Forum: support.Hardware 30 March 2020, 05:19
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By turrican9
It could be the main controller chip on the...

It could be the main controller chip on the keyboard controller card. It's the big chip right over the membrane connector. These chips are very prone to dry solder joints due to the small PCB flexing...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 March 2020, 12:16
Replies: 1,182
Views: 438,661
Posted By turrican9
So my pizza will not taste cream peroxide? :D

So my pizza will not taste cream peroxide? :D
Forum: support.Hardware 26 March 2020, 01:48
Replies: 1,182
Views: 438,661
Posted By turrican9
I am debating using the oven for retro brighting...

I am debating using the oven for retro brighting keys. Thinking 50 Celcius for 4 hours. I have nothing to vacuum seal the keys in a bag. So I wonder if I just put them in with some regular plastic...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 March 2020, 12:35
Replies: 16
Views: 557
Posted By turrican9
I changed the Agnus socket yesterday. The seller...

I changed the Agnus socket yesterday. The seller had drilled two holes through the groundplane under Agnus socket to poke the chip out. Of course, this did not show in the ebay pictures. In the ebay...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 March 2020, 12:05
Replies: 16
Views: 557
Posted By turrican9
No problem. I got confused there for a little...

No problem. I got confused there for a little moment :laughing
Forum: support.Hardware 20 March 2020, 09:31
Replies: 16
Views: 557
Posted By turrican9
The other? What do you mean? Are there two on one...

The other? What do you mean? Are there two on one board? I don't see it. Or did you mean, install a new op-amp in the donor board?

I simply replaced the damaged op-amp with a fully compatible...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 March 2020, 01:42
Replies: 16
Views: 557
Posted By turrican9
So I meassured some unstable voltages on the...

So I meassured some unstable voltages on the opamp. They seemed to vary from about 2.42v to 2.67v. +12v and -12v was stable though. On my Rev.6A boards the opamp voltages was stable at around 2.42v -...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 March 2020, 22:35
Replies: 16
Views: 557
Posted By turrican9
Thanks for confirming. I have been probing like...

Thanks for confirming. I have been probing like crazy and cannot find anything wrong yet in the audio circuitry. Allthough some of the pads are a bit dark they seem to have continuity. I am using a...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 March 2020, 20:23
Replies: 16
Views: 557
Posted By turrican9
Did some more testing at it seems the problem is...

Did some more testing at it seems the problem is only there in games that does not dim the power LED. Now, I'm not sure if the audio filters are enabled or disabled when the power LED dims?

So...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 March 2020, 18:52
Replies: 16
Views: 557
Posted By turrican9
Games have scratching and popping sounds. They...

Games have scratching and popping sounds. They work fine on all other Amigas I have. So did not see any need to try anything else. There is clearly something wrong. I have not tried Amiga test kit...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 March 2020, 18:24
Replies: 16
Views: 557
Posted By turrican9
I updated my post. Refresh the page. I seem to...

I updated my post. Refresh the page. I seem to have minus 12v aswell
Forum: support.Hardware 19 March 2020, 17:55
Replies: 16
Views: 557
Posted By turrican9
Amiga 500 Plus with audio distortion on both left and right channel (Solved)

So I recently bought a supposedly working A500 Plus motherboard with no chips.

I bought an Agnus 8375 NTSC from icomp (switch it to pal when using ACA 500)

I used one of my A500 Rev.6A boards...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 March 2020, 16:34
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By turrican9
Thanks. That's what I figured. I googled around...

Thanks. That's what I figured. I googled around and found out the pin for NTSC/PAL was used for something else in the 8375 VS the older 8372A. No problem anyway as it can be switched via software or...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 March 2020, 18:24
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By turrican9
Building myself an A500 Plus. Need suggestions

So here is the deal. I have an ACA 500 + ACA 1221 and wanted an A500 with 2MB chip for this setup. I have a ton of A500s with 1MB chip possibility already.

So here is what I have Ordered:
...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 March 2020, 16:35
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By turrican9
As mentioned here, cheapest/simplest way is...

As mentioned here, cheapest/simplest way is probably a Gotek.

More expensive route which I have and like is Amigas with CF harddrives where you can store thousands of ADFs and then use something...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 March 2020, 16:15
Replies: 1,182
Views: 438,661
Posted By turrican9
So would this get rid of blooming/streaking on a...

So would this get rid of blooming/streaking on a retro bright gone bad?
Forum: support.Hardware 02 March 2020, 17:48
Replies: 1,182
Views: 438,661
Posted By turrican9
I have seen 8bit guys method. The thing is...

I have seen 8bit guys method.

The thing is it's almost impossible to find liquid peroxide or even cream peroxide in Norway. They simply do not sell it to regular persons. The cream peroxide I have...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 March 2020, 01:21
Replies: 1,182
Views: 438,661
Posted By turrican9
I have been doing retro brighting using cream...

I have been doing retro brighting using cream peroxide since about 2014/2015. It all goes yellow again. It will vary how long it takes. If it had severe yellowing it might not get back to being as...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 February 2020, 23:50
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By turrican9
Thanks. That's what I figured. But thanks for...

Thanks. That's what I figured. But thanks for convincing me. I am just finished recapping one of my A500 Rev. 6A boards. I put 22uf 25v caps for the four audio caps.

That puts me up to 5 recapped...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 February 2020, 12:56
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By turrican9
Amiga 500 and voltage rating on caps

So I'm out of stock on 22uf 35v caps. Have more on the way (50v versions). However, I have plenty of 22uf 16v and 25v caps in stock.

I know one should always replace with same voltage or higher...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 27 February 2020, 13:47
Replies: 32
Views: 3,771
Posted By turrican9
So there is one more game I forgot about. Dungeon...

So there is one more game I forgot about. Dungeon Master 2 requires 1.5MB chip. It is listed as an AGA game but will run on an ECS machine with enough chip.

So then I know about two OCS/ECS...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 26 February 2020, 16:37
Replies: 32
Views: 3,771
Posted By turrican9
I just tested it on my A500 with 1MB chip,...

I just tested it on my A500 with 1MB chip, Regular (Not plus) ACA 500 combined with my ACA 1221 overclocked to 28MHz and 64MB fast RAM. Works fine here.

How much chip RAM you have available?
Forum: project.WHDLoad 26 February 2020, 14:09
Replies: 32
Views: 3,771
Posted By turrican9
So the only OCS/ECS whdload game left that...

So the only OCS/ECS whdload game left that requires 2MB chip is Sensible World of soccer? I have an HD install version of this game which should not suffer from the famous slowdowns. But there are...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 February 2020, 20:14
Replies: 24
Views: 1,649
Posted By turrican9
I think I remember trying a HD install of SWOS a...

I think I remember trying a HD install of SWOS a few years ago. Not sure if it had slowdowns or not
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 February 2020, 18:37
Replies: 24
Views: 1,649
Posted By turrican9
So looks like 2MB chip has it's uses. But for me...

So looks like 2MB chip has it's uses. But for me which have a the ACA 500 and ACA 1221 with 64MB Fastram plugged in, and mostly use it for whdload games there is not a much point in 2MB chip. Games...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 February 2020, 23:21
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By turrican9
https://amigastore.eu/en/207-amiga-rgb-to-vga-moni...

https://amigastore.eu/en/207-amiga-rgb-to-vga-monitor-adapter-modified.html

https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313&_nkw=Amiga+RGB+to+VGA+Monitor+Adapter&_sacat=0

This...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 February 2020, 21:32
Replies: 12
Views: 889
Posted By turrican9
So I wanted to try and switch denise in my Rev 5...

So I wanted to try and switch denise in my Rev 5 board to see if that was part of why it has superior image quality but Rev. 6A and Rev. 5 uses the same 8362R8 Denise. I remembered wrongly and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 February 2020, 23:10
Replies: 24
Views: 1,649
Posted By turrican9
A500 Plus has the 8375, which can address 2MB...

A500 Plus has the 8375, which can address 2MB chip. I heard of another variant of the 8375 which cannot do 2MB chip though. 8372a is the ECS one that can do 1MB chip. Found in A500 Rev 6a and up....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 February 2020, 23:01
Replies: 24
Views: 1,649
Posted By turrican9
I don't think it's retarded upgrading any Amiga....

I don't think it's retarded upgrading any Amiga. I love all my Amigas and happily upgrade them. If you think like that you could just aswell say that buying any Amiga or upgrades is retarded when you...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 February 2020, 20:02
Replies: 24
Views: 1,649
Posted By turrican9
So I did some research. Dungeon Master II was...

So I did some research. Dungeon Master II was marked as an AGA game but is in fact an ECS game. Will run on a 2MB chip ECS machine. One of the few exceptions then. I think there must be very few...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 February 2020, 14:40
Replies: 24
Views: 1,649
Posted By turrican9
I understand. But I'm looking for any reason to...

I understand. But I'm looking for any reason to why I would do so. For an A500 you would need an 8375 Agnus which is expensive on ebay. You would need to solder on more RAM and 1meg memory expansion....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 February 2020, 13:42
Replies: 24
Views: 1,649
Posted By turrican9
Why would one need 2MB chip RAM over 1MB in an ECS/OCS machine?

So from my experience you can run about all whdload games with a 1MB chip RAM Amiga. There was a few games requiring 2MB chip like cannon fodder (CD32 whdload version only require 1MB and can be run...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 February 2020, 23:17
Replies: 12
Views: 889
Posted By turrican9
I have the Indivision AGA MK2 on my A1200. Would...

I have the Indivision AGA MK2 on my A1200. Would never use it with RGB. Looks far worse than my other Amiga models. With the MK2 it looks good of course.
Forum: support.Hardware 11 February 2020, 22:10
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By turrican9
I used solder paste on the first A600 board I...

I used solder paste on the first A600 board I recapped. I too had some problem with the solder paste not melting properly which lead to bad solders. oh, and I tried solder paste on another A600 board...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 February 2020, 20:19
Replies: 12
Views: 889
Posted By turrican9
And I am by no means a Rev. 5 fanboy. On the...

And I am by no means a Rev. 5 fanboy. On the contrary I was a Rev.6 fanboy. Because my original Amiga 500 from 1991, which I still have is a Rev.6A with the golden colour PCB. But when I see the...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 February 2020, 19:59
Replies: 12
Views: 889
Posted By turrican9
It is indeed very subjective. But the fact of the...

It is indeed very subjective. But the fact of the matter is that the Rev.5 boards seems to probably have a cleaner/stronger RGB signal which gives it a 'superior' image VS Rev 6A tested on the aboove...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 February 2020, 17:02
Replies: 12
Views: 889
Posted By turrican9
I wouldn't call this subjective. My 3 Rev 5s...

I wouldn't call this subjective. My 3 Rev 5s simply shows a sharper and higher quality picture VS all my 6As. Maybe it's because the 6As produce faint vertical lines when fintuned on the above...
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