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Forum: support.Hardware 07 March 2010, 17:54
Replies: 18
Views: 2,558
Posted By elmasta
Thanks. Yes I checked that, and IOR, IOG and IOB...

Thanks. Yes I checked that, and IOR, IOG and IOB measure 50ohm to ground, so no short there.

I didn't mention earlier, but the DAC gets hot almost inmediately. That was one of the reasons I...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 March 2010, 15:35
Replies: 18
Views: 2,558
Posted By elmasta
more info for those interested: I've been...

more info for those interested:

I've been researching how to sustitute the chip, what I found is that there were two types (http://www.amiga-stuff.com/hardware/adv101.html)of DACs used by...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 March 2010, 22:05
Replies: 18
Views: 2,558
Posted By elmasta
Thanks for the info, but the CXA1145 is not the...

Thanks for the info, but the CXA1145 is not the DAC. It's a video encoder. It takes the RGB analog signal generated from the VP101 DAC and generates a PAL/NTSC signal.

In my case, the VP101 is at...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 March 2010, 04:40
Replies: 18
Views: 2,558
Posted By elmasta
Actually, it's the DAC which is VP101. ...

Actually, it's the DAC which is VP101.



Obrigado!

--

This is how it looks on composite out. It's the pallete from digipaint 3.
Forum: support.Hardware 05 March 2010, 22:42
Replies: 18
Views: 2,558
Posted By elmasta
haha! It's was clear to me, no alcohol here :)....

haha! It's was clear to me, no alcohol here :). yet...

Thing is, I don't have another a1200 mb. Does anyone know of any respectable company that sells them?

About the soldering part, I was...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 March 2010, 00:07
Replies: 18
Views: 2,558
Posted By elmasta
Repairing an a1200 with green display

Hello all,

I bought an A1200 with a video problem. I knew of the video problem beforehand but the price was ok and I thought it could be easily repairable. Also, I always wanted an a1200 :)....
Forum: support.Hardware 03 January 2009, 14:24
Replies: 14
Views: 1,720
Posted By elmasta
@FOL I have tried with downloaded games,...

@FOL
I have tried with downloaded games, Project X se was downloaded.


Here are two more vids showing sensible soccer, and body blows galactic.
(The quality is horrible because google vids...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 December 2008, 17:56
Replies: 14
Views: 1,720
Posted By elmasta
Yes 100%. Were the same disks I used to play with...

Yes 100%. Were the same disks I used to play with back when I was a kid.

I think it's not a problem with the disks because when run it with whdload from harddisk (with downloaded image disks from...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 December 2008, 13:03
Replies: 14
Views: 1,720
Posted By elmasta
Thank you for your suggestions and help. ...

Thank you for your suggestions and help.

When I recorded the video, the machine had only the floppy disk connected, and no extra ram. Just the 1mb chip. The behavior is with Proyect X (not SE)...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 December 2008, 22:21
Replies: 14
Views: 1,720
Posted By elmasta
The games worked before, yes, it's the same...

The games worked before, yes, it's the same machine I had when I was a kid.

If it were the RAM, wouldn't the computer be unstable? because I don't experience any random crashes.

No I didn't...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 December 2008, 21:50
Replies: 14
Views: 1,720
Posted By elmasta
Question a600 video fault

Hi! this a600 was the one I have had for over 16 years now. It had some problems with leaking capacitors which prevented the machine from booting. But, I changed the problematic ones and it worked.
...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 November 2007, 22:55
Replies: 15
Views: 1,967
Posted By elmasta
any news? :confused :help :guru Denise...

any news? :confused

:help

:guru Denise :guru
Forum: support.Hardware 19 November 2007, 22:23
Replies: 15
Views: 1,967
Posted By elmasta
Nice! :spin Definitely a good sign. I was...

Nice! :spin
Definitely a good sign.

I was wrong before telling you that looking at the RGB output we are looking before the encoder. Actually it's after, because what we see in the monitor are...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 November 2007, 20:07
Replies: 92
Views: 16,990
Posted By elmasta
MacGyver (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MacGyver)...

MacGyver (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MacGyver) would build a whole new amiga out of guitar strings ;)

Oh, and my first computer was a Spectrum 48K+ , then an A600, and then much later, a Pentium...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 November 2007, 19:07
Replies: 15
Views: 1,967
Posted By elmasta
CSYNC is "composite sync" which is the same that...

CSYNC is "composite sync" which is the same that CSYNC_B except the latter is buffered.

If CSYNC_B was wrong I imagine the TV wouldn't sync to the composite signal, since it's this "clock" which...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 November 2007, 13:54
Replies: 15
Views: 1,967
Posted By elmasta
I am no amiga expert, but looking at page 5-4 of...

I am no amiga expert, but looking at page 5-4 of the service manual it seems it's some problem with Denise's inputs.

Maybe there are flipping bits in RGA (register address bus). But I think that...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 November 2007, 13:28
Replies: 15
Views: 1,967
Posted By elmasta
Have you tried RGB output? RGB output would allow...

Have you tried RGB output? RGB output would allow you to see the video before the encoder (which is what converts an RGB analog signal to a PAL/NTSC standard video signal). The caps you mention are...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 November 2007, 03:37
Replies: 15
Views: 1,967
Posted By elmasta
I have a similar video problem. Although it...

I have a similar video problem. Although it happens only when there are moving sprites and scrolling is involved. What happens is that every frame the palette changes somewhat producing a flashing...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 November 2007, 16:55
Replies: 413
Views: 194,509
Posted By elmasta
some little detail I forgot :) touché...

some little detail I forgot :)



touché :)
Forum: support.Hardware 16 November 2007, 15:26
Replies: 413
Views: 194,509
Posted By elmasta
@Zetr0 Absolutely right, access time is an...

@Zetr0

Absolutely right, access time is an issue. I googled for some test (http://www.digit-life.com/articles2/cftest/cftest-2k2.html) on flash cards and it seems the typical access time is around...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 November 2007, 14:24
Replies: 413
Views: 194,509
Posted By elmasta
Would it be possible with the use of a driver?...

Would it be possible with the use of a driver? for example a modified compactflash.device. Or maybe by patching card.device or something?
Forum: support.Hardware 16 November 2007, 13:56
Replies: 413
Views: 194,509
Posted By elmasta
a newbie question follows... Is there any...

a newbie question follows...

Is there any way the Amiga can recognize a CF card on PCMCIA as FastRAM?
say... the first 4 megs of a 16mb card. It would be interesting, since pcmcia ram cards are...
Forum: support.Apps 12 November 2007, 15:49
Replies: 1
Views: 929
Posted By elmasta
You need samba on the amiga to see the pc...

You need samba on the amiga to see the pc "shares" .

But I am a newbie, so I don't know of an application capable of showing them in workbench.
Forum: support.Apps 12 November 2007, 01:19
Replies: 1
Views: 2,749
Posted By elmasta
Ok, solved it. It was because i didn't put...

Ok, solved it.

It was because i didn't put "0" as the phone number to "dial" in the connection settings in xp.

Edit: Connection works but I need to open NComm and send a "break" (R-Amiga+B)...
Forum: support.Apps 11 November 2007, 21:28
Replies: 1
Views: 2,749
Posted By elmasta
Angry Connecting Amiga to PC via null-modem

I am following the guide on aminet NullTCP.lha on connecting an my amiga to a pc via nullmodem but I can't get get it to work.

I have an A600 with a 1Mb expansion (totaling 2mb chip) and an HD.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 October 2007, 10:22
Replies: 12
Views: 1,942
Posted By elmasta
I like the mag, trying to read it in my free...

I like the mag, trying to read it in my free time. I have never coded for amiga :( and reading the coding section is very educative for me :)

Congrats for the good work :great
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 08 October 2007, 01:30
Replies: 57
Views: 13,114
Posted By elmasta
The site is great but I think it's missing some...

The site is great but I think it's missing some sort of upload rules, for example I think it shouldn't be allowed for someone to upload a game collection consisting on a single 600Mb+ zip file. I...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 October 2007, 03:33
Replies: 45
Views: 6,772
Posted By elmasta
win2front...

win2front (http://aminet.net/util/cdity/WinToFront19.lha)
Forum: support.Hardware 29 September 2007, 02:44
Replies: 13
Views: 2,129
Posted By elmasta
Perhaps I have been searching in the wrong places...

Perhaps I have been searching in the wrong places (mercadolibre/deremate=ebay clones), but, from what I see, it's incredibly difficult to get an 1200 or anything for a reasonable price.

Where do...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 September 2007, 20:08
Replies: 13
Views: 2,129
Posted By elmasta
@Zetr0 Ok, will check them. You mean...

@Zetr0

Ok, will check them.

You mean Amiga Explorer, right?

Maybe some kind of text based browser. I am thinking of something like AmigaGuide for browsing the net.

Yes, I saw that thread,...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 September 2007, 16:04
Replies: 13
Views: 2,129
Posted By elmasta
Upgrading my resurrected A600 for networking

Ok now that I ressurrected my A600 :agree I am thinking how to expand its specs.

Mine is a stock 1mb no hd A600. Up until now, I managed to add a 3.5" 1.2Gb IDE hard disk, and also I converted an...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 27 September 2007, 15:20
Replies: 5
Views: 5,848
Posted By elmasta
thanks a lot guys, will try them!

thanks a lot guys, will try them!
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 27 September 2007, 07:06
Replies: 5
Views: 5,848
Posted By elmasta
How to kill a program in workbench?

It happened to me a lot in the past. Having a crashed program in workbench wasting memory and not being able to kill it.

Is there a program like Linux's XKill for amiga ?

Edit: I am using wb2.1
Forum: support.Hardware 21 September 2007, 17:11
Replies: 28
Views: 3,682
Posted By elmasta
I found my schematics on a wikipedia external...

I found my schematics on a wikipedia external link, but now it seems someone erased it. Anyway I got it from here http://www.1000bit.net/scheda.asp?id=274
Those schematics have much better...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 September 2007, 00:22
Replies: 28
Views: 3,682
Posted By elmasta
It's Alive!!!!!!

Finally!!

Its up and running!!!

Now some hardware pr0n!!:crazy

This is the board before being frankenstenized...
First I had to replace the capacitor marked in red, because it was the one...
Forum: request.Demos 18 September 2007, 07:20
Replies: 9
Views: 2,950
Posted By elmasta
The first demo I saw, I was probably 11, I...

The first demo I saw, I was probably 11, I remember had GREAT GREAT music and had a checkered floor. I vaguely recall an amiga model floating over the checkered floor or something like that.
...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 September 2007, 07:08
Replies: 28
Views: 3,682
Posted By elmasta
First, thanks for all the replies and support. ...

First, thanks for all the replies and support.

Well, yesterday I removed the board's bottom shield and I found something kind of nasty. One of the tracks seem to be slightly burnt and while taking...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 September 2007, 22:40
Replies: 28
Views: 3,682
Posted By elmasta
Smile Trying to repair my A600 :S

Hello, first of all thanks for reading this post,

My A600 is my second computer (after a spectrum), my parents bought it for me when I was 9 in 1992. Back in that time, i remember as being the...
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