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Forum: support.Hardware 21 June 2018, 08:55
Replies: 7
Views: 187
Posted By Jope
Also try broadening your search to Microvitec...

Also try broadening your search to Microvitec M1438
Forum: Amiga scene 20 June 2018, 14:30
Replies: 26
Views: 1,940
Posted By Jope
"Computer technology demos should not be confused...

"Computer technology demos should not be confused with demoscene-based demos, which, although often demonstrating new software techniques, are regarded as a stand-alone form of computer art." best...
Forum: News 20 June 2018, 07:26
Replies: 1,080
Views: 180,048
Posted By Jope
What format would you prefer? P0T-NoODLE ...

What format would you prefer?

P0T-NoODLE
http://jope.fi/fonts/p0t-nood.gif

Topaz
http://jope.fi/fonts/topaz.gif

Xen
http://jope.fi/fonts/xen.gif
Forum: Hardware mods 16 June 2018, 20:59
Replies: 1
Views: 127
Posted By Jope
Unfortunately not, the 2MB Agnus is not hardware...

Unfortunately not, the 2MB Agnus is not hardware switchable. You can run degrader or similar to switch it in software.
Forum: Hardware mods 15 June 2018, 11:12
Replies: 51
Views: 2,044
Posted By Jope
There is a little nuance here, that Chucky will...

There is a little nuance here, that Chucky will release all the files needed to have new boards made in the future.
Forum: Hardware mods 14 June 2018, 11:59
Replies: 51
Views: 2,044
Posted By Jope
Ahh, more projects for me to get into and never...

Ahh, more projects for me to get into and never finish. Thanks! :-)
Forum: support.Hardware 11 June 2018, 06:34
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By Jope
Well check the files on the PC first to see what...

Well check the files on the PC first to see what is inside? The Amiga has the latin-1 character set, like Windows does, but the line endings are lf instead of cr/lf. You should check and convert it...
Forum: Hardware mods 11 June 2018, 06:26
Replies: 34
Views: 1,186
Posted By Jope
The simplest way is to add adapters that plug...

The simplest way is to add adapters that plug into the existing connectors. :-)
Forum: support.Hardware 06 June 2018, 09:29
Replies: 15
Views: 463
Posted By Jope
I really don't get what kind of help you now...

I really don't get what kind of help you now need..

Look at how the traces go, follow the traces, identify the contact points along that trace, measure each part of the trace between the two...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 June 2018, 13:02
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By Jope
Many good memories of computer club meetings....

Many good memories of computer club meetings. Lots of warezing happened, but it's also where I learned my first few lines of m68k asm and so on.
Forum: support.Hardware 04 June 2018, 09:33
Replies: 15
Views: 463
Posted By Jope
Dot is the half moon dimple on the left hand side...

Dot is the half moon dimple on the left hand side of the chip.

You start counting the pins above the letter T in Mitsumi towards the right. That is pin 1. To its right is 2 3 4 5 6 etc.

Once...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 June 2018, 09:28
Replies: 20
Views: 697
Posted By Jope
Yep, it's important to understand what the...

Yep, it's important to understand what the workload is when thinking about whether you absolutely need DMA or not, like Acid also said. :-)

If the original poster's main use cases don't involve...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 June 2018, 09:20
Replies: 28
Views: 1,038
Posted By Jope
The chip just gets stuck so hard in there. :-/ ...

The chip just gets stuck so hard in there. :-/

It's not possible for the extractor's hooks to be much wider than that, else they wouldn't fit through the slots in the corners of the socket.

You...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 June 2018, 09:06
Replies: 10
Views: 283
Posted By Jope
The old paper trick works well here. If the...

The old paper trick works well here.

If the rubber pads connected to the key plunger are shiny, use a piece of paper from your printer (fold it a few times so that there are no sharp edges), wipe...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 June 2018, 09:05
Replies: 395
Views: 82,574
Posted By Jope
Judging by the copper under those legs, they are...

Judging by the copper under those legs, they are supposed to be together anyway.
Forum: support.Hardware 04 June 2018, 09:03
Replies: 13
Views: 577
Posted By Jope
I didn't actually try that, but it sounds very...

I didn't actually try that, but it sounds very counter intuitive.

But based on these two experiences, I guess this just won't work, even though the jumper legend would lead you to believe it...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 June 2018, 08:02
Replies: 13
Views: 577
Posted By Jope
I never got that to work with my GVP either. In...

I never got that to work with my GVP either. In the end I just dug out eight 1MB SIMMs and used those.
Forum: support.Hardware 01 June 2018, 08:01
Replies: 28
Views: 1,038
Posted By Jope
Has your HP monitor been verified to sync to 50Hz...

Has your HP monitor been verified to sync to 50Hz or does your scan converter also perform a vertical frequency boost?
Forum: support.Hardware 31 May 2018, 15:12
Replies: 17
Views: 525
Posted By Jope
You can just add a wire between the TICK pin on...

You can just add a wire between the TICK pin on the power connector (or Pin19 of the CIA that does the printer port) and the VSYNC pin of the Agnus.

edit: looking at the schematics and the...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 May 2018, 16:01
Replies: 68
Views: 3,396
Posted By Jope
Yes, it is possible to adapt your current TTL...

Yes, it is possible to adapt your current TTL RS232 further to be a 12V RS232 port, but otoh if you're buying more stuff, just get the proper adapter + a 9-25 null modem cable in the first place.
...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 May 2018, 08:00
Replies: 68
Views: 3,396
Posted By Jope
Please don't use this USB TTL RS232 adapter with...

Please don't use this USB TTL RS232 adapter with an Amiga.

- The Amiga's RS232 is real RS232, not TTL, so +-12V. You need a USB RS232 with a proper DE9 port.

- The Vcc cable of your TTL RS232...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 May 2018, 21:01
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By Jope
INT2 wire added?

INT2 wire added?
Forum: support.Hardware 29 May 2018, 16:26
Replies: 15
Views: 388
Posted By Jope
gzip -d (or gunzip) first, then split, then gzip...

gzip -d (or gunzip) first, then split, then gzip the half images again.
Forum: support.Hardware 29 May 2018, 13:10
Replies: 15
Views: 388
Posted By Jope
Of course there is, even transdisk takes start...

Of course there is, even transdisk takes start and end tracks in its parameters, as does transadf.

transadf df0: firsthalf.adf 0 39 write
transadf df0: firsthalf.adz 0 39 gzip write

and so on..
Forum: Hardware mods 27 May 2018, 20:43
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By Jope
The 3630 is a synchronous design, so you'd be...

The 3630 is a synchronous design, so you'd be overclocking your motherboard.
Forum: support.Hardware 24 May 2018, 07:30
Replies: 18
Views: 458
Posted By Jope
No fault there. Perhaps it just isn't 1.4 /...

No fault there. Perhaps it just isn't 1.4 / bonus20 compatible.. It'd be interesting to do some experiments of my own, but my backlog of interesting projects is impossibly long. :-)



You can...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 May 2018, 05:55
Replies: 18
Views: 458
Posted By Jope
Excellent. Strange that SFS is problematic...

Excellent.

Strange that SFS is problematic here. Which DOSType did you install it as?

In my recipe, I have a tiny 1MB WB_2.x partition that only has the kickstart, a few required shell commands...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 May 2018, 20:54
Replies: 28
Views: 1,038
Posted By Jope
It is moderately easy to replace, a solder sucker...

It is moderately easy to replace, a solder sucker pump or desoldering braid can be used to loosen up the old one. Don't pull it off until all legs move freely in the holes.

The oscillator is...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 May 2018, 20:50
Replies: 18
Views: 458
Posted By Jope
My compact flash equipped 1.4 A3000 is slow...

My compact flash equipped 1.4 A3000 is slow enough to show the progress texts when loading the superkick, so I'm sure it is readable when booting off a spinning drive too.



Ok, something is up...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 May 2018, 20:18
Replies: 28
Views: 1,038
Posted By Jope
The whole system runs off the same oscillator, so...

The whole system runs off the same oscillator, so it is not 100% the same as a PAL machine. I guess if we had some kind of speed running scene, this would be more relevant. It is only a tiny bit off,...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 May 2018, 13:29
Replies: 121
Views: 5,959
Posted By Jope
Zorro 3 helps a lot, 32bit chip mem width helps a...

Zorro 3 helps a lot, 32bit chip mem width helps a lot.

If you have no Zorro 3 cards, then it's possible to be rather close to a stock A3000 with an A2000 that has a CPU card with onboard DMA SCSI...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 May 2018, 13:20
Replies: 308
Views: 137,471
Posted By Jope
As long as it is PCMCIA and not Cardbus, you...

As long as it is PCMCIA and not Cardbus, you should be able to use any adapter.

Amigastore's kit is ready to go, you have the drivers and the adapter in hand after that. Perhaps the disk even...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 May 2018, 10:07
Replies: 28
Views: 1,038
Posted By Jope
Depends on which version of the Agnus you have....

Depends on which version of the Agnus you have. 8370 = not switchable in hardware or software, install a 8371 (not switchable either, but stuck on PAL) or 8372 (hw and sw switchable) instead.
...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 May 2018, 09:57
Replies: 16
Views: 5,341
Posted By Jope
You ought to unplug your psu from the motherboard...

You ought to unplug your psu from the motherboard and drives and measure all of the output voltages before trying the machine again.

This happening while you powered it up after the jumper change...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 May 2018, 09:43
Replies: 257
Views: 21,922
Posted By Jope
HD drives are all 2MB unformatted. We had my...

HD drives are all 2MB unformatted. We had my Casablanca open the other weekend, when I donated my DV module to Zer0-X, but to me the drive didn't look anything special.

What are your experiences...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 May 2018, 09:41
Replies: 18
Views: 458
Posted By Jope
The A3000 bonus is doing something weird here....

The A3000 bonus is doing something weird here. Based on my understanding it adjusts the partition priorities and bootable/mountable statuses in memory on the fly to help a dual boot machine boot from...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 May 2018, 08:47
Replies: 257
Views: 21,922
Posted By Jope
If the SCP can write an MFM stream from some...

If the SCP can write an MFM stream from some container, then it should work for this just fine. I'm afraid I don't have any experience with the tools supplied with it, but there's probably a support...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 May 2018, 08:09
Replies: 18
Views: 458
Posted By Jope
There is no console or syslog I'm afraid. ...

There is no console or syslog I'm afraid.

This sounds very strange that your disk shows up but doesn't boot. In this case it doesn't seem like it's a hardware problem, but something went wrong...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 May 2018, 07:44
Replies: 32
Views: 2,026
Posted By Jope
I agree in this case, thread cleaned. I...

I agree in this case, thread cleaned.

I disagree with the PLCC puller hate. Telling people to not use a PLCC puller is bad advice in my opinion. Someone might think about using two screwdrivers in...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 May 2018, 09:25
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By Jope
Throwing guesses in the dark, but measure the...

Throwing guesses in the dark, but measure the voltage regulator's output to see if it's putting out too much.
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