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Forum: Member Introductions 17 September 2018, 03:17
Replies: 20
Views: 547
Posted By Marchie
Welcome fellow Aussie!

Welcome fellow Aussie!
Forum: Amiga scene 14 September 2018, 00:48
Replies: 29
Views: 1,980
Posted By Marchie
Epic.

Epic.
Forum: Hardware mods 04 September 2018, 01:24
Replies: 13
Views: 916
Posted By Marchie
Those adapters are great, I was beginning to...

Those adapters are great, I was beginning to despair that, having finally found an 8372B for my A2000 I was now unable to find RAM!

Any tips on how to solder pins to them? (asking as a complete...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 August 2018, 01:26
Replies: 31
Views: 5,168
Posted By Marchie
I have a question regarding using Quickshot...

I have a question regarding using Quickshot joysticks as 2-button.

I have a bunch of Quickshot Python and Maverick 1 sticks and they are all switchable between 'Amiga' and 'Sega' modes. 'Amiga'...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 August 2018, 01:47
Replies: 60
Views: 2,852
Posted By Marchie
Even as someone who vastly prefers real hardware,...

Even as someone who vastly prefers real hardware, WinUAE is a pretty-much essential tool, I'd be surprised if there is anyone here who doesn't use it in some capacity. Toni does amazing work. I don't...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 August 2018, 00:36
Replies: 18
Views: 964
Posted By Marchie
Fair 'nuff...

Fair 'nuff...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 August 2018, 09:12
Replies: 18
Views: 964
Posted By Marchie
That is almost the exact setup I have, but with...

That is almost the exact setup I have, but with the OLED on the other side of the machine, I cannot fathom how they get the wires to the OLED in that position without cutting the case - there is no...
Forum: support.WinUAE 24 August 2018, 08:58
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By Marchie
Pardon what may be an idiot question but wouldn't...

Pardon what may be an idiot question but wouldn't you be using FS-UAE if you are using a Mac?

I've had some experience with tablets and WinUAE, but not on Mac...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 August 2018, 03:03
Replies: 18
Views: 964
Posted By Marchie
Worked! Cheap Goteks came from Hong Kong, easy to...

Worked! Cheap Goteks came from Hong Kong, easy to flash, working with LED screen perfectly. Cheap and a LOT better than cortex firmware. Saw all the adf's on my USB without any hassle.

Haven't...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 August 2018, 06:04
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By Marchie
Yep, wait for Gold3 :D

Yep, wait for Gold3 :D
Forum: support.Hardware 15 August 2018, 01:15
Replies: 18
Views: 964
Posted By Marchie
I saw a Gotke in a 2000 with HxC and the guy told...

I saw a Gotke in a 2000 with HxC and the guy told me he could only 'mount' 10 or so disks at a time. Maybe that was and old version or (more likely) I've just mis-understood, thanks for the info!
Forum: support.Hardware 09 August 2018, 02:58
Replies: 18
Views: 656
Posted By Marchie
Thanks for your help and patience folks, jumpered...

Thanks for your help and patience folks, jumpered the mem card for 4mb and it's working somewhat:

Machine boots, when I type "wirelessmanager prism2.device" it connects as it does in the tutorial,...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 August 2018, 11:54
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By Marchie
A500 RAM+IDE help

Hi Folks,

I grabbed one of these (http://www.amibay.com/showthread.php?7158-A500-IDE-adapters-PS-2-mouse-adapter-A600-CF-adapter) 8mb+IDE boards of Amibay for my A500. The RAM works straight up no...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 August 2018, 00:18
Replies: 11
Views: 325
Posted By Marchie
The 500's are both rev5, can't speak for the...

The 500's are both rev5, can't speak for the floppy drives, do they have a model number somewhere on them?

I pulled one drive out, cleaned and lubricated it, but the result is still the same, will...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 August 2018, 01:52
Replies: 18
Views: 964
Posted By Marchie
How many disks does FlashFloppy support? Cortex...

How many disks does FlashFloppy support? Cortex is a little twitchy, but it's rather nice having 50-100 disks on offer (HxC only offers about 10 right?)
Forum: support.Hardware 02 August 2018, 01:49
Replies: 11
Views: 325
Posted By Marchie
Looks like I'm going to have to learn how to...

Looks like I'm going to have to learn how to service a floppy drive.

Never done this before - are there any guides out there? What kind of grease might I need and where would I get it?

Thanks...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 August 2018, 01:47
Replies: 11
Views: 325
Posted By Marchie
Both drives just click and spin a little.

Both drives just click and spin a little.
Forum: support.Hardware 02 August 2018, 01:46
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By Marchie
Yeah, it was super-easy. Took 5 mins. I had a few...

Yeah, it was super-easy. Took 5 mins. I had a few other keys that were a little twitchy and they're all tip-top now.

It's not often you have an Amiga problem that can be fixed with so little...
Forum: Hardware mods 02 August 2018, 01:44
Replies: 164
Views: 12,646
Posted By Marchie
Seriously cool, great work!

Seriously cool, great work!
Forum: support.Hardware 31 July 2018, 04:15
Replies: 11
Views: 325
Posted By Marchie
A500s with bad FDD

I have salvaged a pair of A500's from the junk pile, both boot happily to the insert WB disk screen, but neither will read a disk...

Suggestions on where to start?

EDIT: Perhaps I should...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 July 2018, 03:43
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By Marchie
That worked BRILLIANTLY! Sir you are a both a...

That worked BRILLIANTLY! Sir you are a both a gentleman and the scholar!
Forum: support.Hardware 31 July 2018, 03:31
Replies: 18
Views: 656
Posted By Marchie
Yeah I'm stumped. Adding the semicolon makes no...

Yeah I'm stumped. Adding the semicolon makes no difference. Booting with card connected always = no boot regardless of changes to user-startup. Booting without is fine, but no wifi (obviously).

If...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 July 2018, 03:14
Replies: 18
Views: 656
Posted By Marchie
I suspect the ROMs are ok - I'm using a Magnum...

I suspect the ROMs are ok - I'm using a Magnum RAM8 expansion with the full 8meg on-board, and I'm told 3.1 automatically disables the PCMCIA port when there's 8 meg in the system so the memory...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 July 2018, 02:23
Replies: 18
Views: 964
Posted By Marchie
Thanks friend!

Thanks friend!
Forum: support.Hardware 30 July 2018, 15:46
Replies: 18
Views: 964
Posted By Marchie
Goteks...

(Sorry in advance for a common question!)

So how easy is it to set one of these up to work with an Amiga?

Can I just buy the cheapest one I can find on Ebay and flash the firmware? Or is it...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 July 2018, 14:22
Replies: 18
Views: 656
Posted By Marchie
Yes, thank you, I did that as described in the...

Yes, thank you, I did that as described in the tutorial. Although in the tutorial he comments out some lines in the startup sequence to stop the prism2.device starting, which I followed, but it still...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 July 2018, 14:20
Replies: 18
Views: 656
Posted By Marchie
Yes, 'doesn't start' means stuck on empty WB...

Yes, 'doesn't start' means stuck on empty WB screen. It goes to error, resets and repeats. I haven't let this cycle through more than twice however, if there's nay value in doing so I'm happy to give...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 July 2018, 04:37
Replies: 18
Views: 656
Posted By Marchie
Yeah, no real luck so far. Putting 3.1 ROMs...

Yeah, no real luck so far.

Putting 3.1 ROMs back in stopped the errors, but simply because it disabled the PCMCIA port (at least I got no LEDs lit in the card, and couldn't start prism2.device).
...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 July 2018, 10:19
Replies: 18
Views: 656
Posted By Marchie
Thanks guys, I'm going to try all those...

Thanks guys, I'm going to try all those suggestions and get back to you with my progress (or lack thereof!).
Forum: support.Hardware 28 July 2018, 16:00
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By Marchie
Thanks idrougge, I'll give that a try. It's...

Thanks idrougge, I'll give that a try.

It's the 'space-invader' keyboard BTW, in case that makes a difference (not sure, at a glance, which keyboard that thread is referring to).
Forum: support.Hardware 28 July 2018, 15:55
Replies: 18
Views: 656
Posted By Marchie
A1200 Wifi

Hi All,

I have just tried to setup my Wifi card (using this (https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2wy2hk) tutorial) but I'm having no joy:

A1200 8mb fast/2mb chip, 3.0 ROMs, Avaya Wireless PCMCIA...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 July 2018, 04:09
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By Marchie
Fixing bad keys on A2000.

Hi all,

I have a couple of keys on my A2000 keyboard that are starting to get really unresponsive, where should I start in regards to repairing them?

Replacing switches? Cleaning the membrane?...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 July 2018, 04:05
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By Marchie
Thanks chue, Good to know I'm not alone in trying...

Thanks chue, Good to know I'm not alone in trying this!
Forum: support.Hardware 27 July 2018, 13:09
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By Marchie
A1200 3.0 ROMs, PCMCIA.

Hey folks,

I've downgraded my 1200 from 3.1 to 3.0 ROMs so I can use PCMCIA WiFi with an 8mb ram expansion.

MagicWB seems to be running fine on the downgraded ROMs, but are there any obvious...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 July 2018, 14:31
Replies: 18
Views: 575
Posted By Marchie
Travelling through Sydney anytime soon? (can't...

Travelling through Sydney anytime soon? (can't fix personally, but might be able to reccommend some people)
Forum: support.Hardware 09 July 2018, 18:51
Replies: 0
Views: 125
Posted By Marchie
1Mx4 RAM DIPs

Hi all,

Finally got my hands on an 8372B Agnus for my A2000, but now I'm looking for 1Mx4 RAM to stick on the motherboard and they're proving nearly as hard to find as the Agnus was.

KM 44C1000...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 June 2018, 12:07
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By Marchie
Just ordered IDE + RAM from mkl and it was a...

Just ordered IDE + RAM from mkl and it was a single board.

Haven't tested or installed yet, but looks fine at a glance...

8meg fast RAM + IDE gives you access to just about everything, but I...
Forum: support.Apps 10 June 2018, 09:44
Replies: 214
Views: 14,811
Posted By Marchie
That means good right? ;)

That means good right? ;)
Forum: support.Apps 09 June 2018, 23:13
Replies: 214
Views: 14,811
Posted By Marchie
FINALLY finished my video!

Hey 3D junkies, FINALLY finished my video on modelling and setting up a character in LW on Amiga, hope you like it!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXUtCF9mMJM

Any comments, criticisms, or...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 June 2018, 14:20
Replies: 58
Views: 3,327
Posted By Marchie
+1

+1
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