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Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 23:30
Replies: 17
Views: 385
Posted By r.cade
Good deal. Another one saved from the scrap heap....

Good deal. Another one saved from the scrap heap. Mine still has a keyboard that will not come out of reset that I need to look at.
Forum: support.Hardware 11 November 2019, 05:02
Replies: 17
Views: 385
Posted By r.cade
I recently replaced all the RAM on my A500 (all...

I recently replaced all the RAM on my A500 (all 16 chips) and tore up at least 3 traces/vias. I noticed a couple of them, but not all of them.

Go through the schematic - almost all of the lines...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 November 2019, 04:52
Replies: 6
Views: 203
Posted By r.cade
What about with stock ROMs? One of my A3000's...

What about with stock ROMs? One of my A3000's doesn't work the 3.1.4 AMD EPROMs that are sold, while the other one does (and no it's not ROM tower issue).
Forum: MarketPlace 04 November 2019, 02:54
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By r.cade
It's fixed! Thank you... I had to look over...

It's fixed! Thank you...

I had to look over all the RAM wiring again and found another issue, but it is alive!
Forum: support.Hardware 31 October 2019, 17:13
Replies: 22
Views: 951
Posted By r.cade
It may be just the floppy drive is dead. That can...

It may be just the floppy drive is dead. That can cause it to hang on boot. Disconnect it completely and see if anything changes- I don't recall if the "Insert Kickstart" screen comes up if it...
Forum: MarketPlace 28 October 2019, 18:43
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By r.cade
That's very kind of you, thanks! I have sent a PM.

That's very kind of you, thanks! I have sent a PM.
Forum: support.WinUAE 27 October 2019, 02:11
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By r.cade
Because those file systems only support 2GB. It...

Because those file systems only support 2GB. It has "wrapped around" and only shows you the last ~850M
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 October 2019, 19:59
Replies: 15
Views: 768
Posted By r.cade
I watched the long play and I don't see how you...

I watched the long play and I don't see how you are supposed to know what background elements you can pass through vs. crash into... It all looks the same to me.
Forum: MarketPlace 10 October 2019, 05:04
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By r.cade
Wanted: Fat Agnus (Any version)

Hello,

I have recently resurrected an old Rev5 A500. *all* of the RAM chips were bad... 12 were shorted, the other 4 were blown. I don't know what happened to it, but I suspect maybe someone used...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 October 2019, 03:51
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By r.cade
It should work. Should be able to use HQ5 with no...

It should work. Should be able to use HQ5 with no problem...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 October 2019, 15:16
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By r.cade
Softboot is on Aminet.

Softboot is on Aminet.
Forum: support.Hardware 06 October 2019, 04:42
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By r.cade
That's not exactly true - you don't have to...

That's not exactly true - you don't have to install 1.4 ROMs. You can download softboot and boot any 3000-specific ROM...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 September 2019, 15:49
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By r.cade
Amiga 500 Keyboard

I have an A500 where the keyboard has failed. It is in good physical condition, but when plugged into the motherboard (tried more than one) the CAPS LOCK is solid, no blinking, and no response from...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 August 2019, 15:24
Replies: 15
Views: 524
Posted By r.cade
Yes, take a look sometime. It will be like a...

Yes, take a look sometime. It will be like a murder scene. You won't like it. :)
Forum: support.Hardware 30 August 2019, 15:22
Replies: 15
Views: 524
Posted By r.cade
If you just had that recapped a couple years ago,...

If you just had that recapped a couple years ago, whomever did it half-assed it. They didn't clean or neutralize the board. They may have even only replaced the caps that were visibly failing, so now...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 August 2019, 17:32
Replies: 91
Views: 3,779
Posted By r.cade
I got a Vic-20 in 82 or 83 with Omega Race and...

I got a Vic-20 in 82 or 83 with Omega Race and Congo Bongo (ugh, the horror of that one).
Forum: support.Hardware 25 July 2019, 23:47
Replies: 26
Views: 1,625
Posted By r.cade
I don't think I've even ever seen 3.5" drives...

I don't think I've even ever seen 3.5" drives with belts. I thought by that time all the motors were direct drive...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 25 July 2019, 03:48
Replies: 21
Views: 1,703
Posted By r.cade
I would expect they just mean "the best they...

I would expect they just mean "the best they could find" kind of like Cracker Barrel apple butter... (Sorry, regional joke)
Forum: MarketPlace 09 July 2019, 22:43
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By r.cade
Missing daughter card causes yellow screen, not...

Missing daughter card causes yellow screen, not red.
Forum: support.Hardware 02 July 2019, 04:08
Replies: 13
Views: 435
Posted By r.cade
You put the original working 3.1 ROM in? I've...

You put the original working 3.1 ROM in? I've seen the newer 3.1.4 AMD EPROMs not work properly in some Amigas.

I bought a set that is on AMD EPROMs and it worked in one A3000 and not at all in...
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 June 2019, 06:06
Replies: 9
Views: 1,494
Posted By r.cade
I always did a silly low-tech RAM check....

I always did a silly low-tech RAM check. Drag/drop folders/disk to RAM. If it fills up and runs out of RAM before locking up or crashing, RAM is probably good.

But this doesn't really help tell...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 June 2019, 23:22
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By r.cade
If it works with the A2630 but not stock, it...

If it works with the A2630 but not stock, it isn't likely Agnus or chip RAM issue. I would suspect the 68000 or socket.
Forum: support.Hardware 09 May 2019, 02:41
Replies: 12
Views: 621
Posted By r.cade
Just making sure you realize that the Picasso is...

Just making sure you realize that the Picasso is just a passthrough and your monitor must support 15KHz to function with Amiga chipset video?

If you think the passthrough is just not working and...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 April 2019, 04:29
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By r.cade
I thought Green screen was bad RAM?

I thought Green screen was bad RAM?
Forum: support.Hardware 21 April 2019, 04:50
Replies: 1
Views: 176
Posted By r.cade
Battery damage? More often than not, you'll have...

Battery damage? More often than not, you'll have to remove the last couple of sockets and check/replace bad traces...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 April 2019, 20:53
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By r.cade
Unfortunately, it seems to need it since A-Max...

Unfortunately, it seems to need it since A-Max won't run... it gets an error saying it hasn't run, and asks to put it in the startup-sequence (which it is, but it does not run anymore - it just does...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 April 2019, 20:46
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By r.cade
A-Max IV and OS 3.1.4

This combination doesn't seem to work. A-MaxInit is in the startup-sequence, but it doesn't seem to function with 3.1.4 so you can't start the emulation. It works with regular 3.1 ROMs.

Not a huge...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 April 2019, 04:56
Replies: 3
Views: 540
Posted By r.cade
Here is the post cleanup. I cleaned the corrosion...

Here is the post cleanup. I cleaned the corrosion as best I could, then covered with clear nail polish.
Forum: support.Hardware 08 April 2019, 18:33
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By r.cade
Replacement keys for A3000 (Mitsumi?) Keyboard

Hello,

I have an A3000 keyboard that was badly stored/abused and has several keys now broken off and missing.

Since Amiga keyboards are presumably much more rare, is there possibly another...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 April 2019, 02:44
Replies: 0
Views: 186
Posted By r.cade
Amiga 3000 Floppy Covers 3D Print Model?

Hello,

Both my Amiga 3000's are missing the front floppy cover. I found where you can buy them on Shapeways, but no models on Thingiverse. I have my own 3D printer, so does anyone have the model...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 April 2019, 03:34
Replies: 3
Views: 540
Posted By r.cade
A3000 Rescued from Estate Sale

Hello friends,

I rescued this early A3000 from an estate sale, and of course it has had the original battery on it for many years. 1.4 Alpha ROMs

I removed the battery and soaked the area in...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 March 2019, 21:51
Replies: 691
Views: 261,299
Posted By r.cade
Yes, these are replacing the normal ROMs. ...

Yes, these are replacing the normal ROMs.

Anyway, I bought the AMD 27C400 95ns version (faster than the 120ns I had before) and they at least boot (sometimes) but are still unstable, at any ROM...
Forum: Hardware pics 24 March 2019, 03:49
Replies: 10
Views: 2,927
Posted By r.cade
I recently got one and was blown away by the...

I recently got one and was blown away by the speed of it. My A600 is a lot faster than my A3000 now which I was not expecting. This is only a 68020?!

None of my CompactFlash cards worked at all,...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 March 2019, 17:29
Replies: 691
Views: 261,299
Posted By r.cade
I have an Amiga 3000, board version 8.9. It has...

I have an Amiga 3000, board version 8.9. It has original 2.0 ROMs in the standard U180/U181 (no ROM tower).

I burned new 3.1 ROMs to brand new AM27C400-120 chips (doubled up). I went through the...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 February 2019, 23:28
Replies: 10
Views: 407
Posted By r.cade
...and that will look TERRIBLE in my experience....

...and that will look TERRIBLE in my experience. :)
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 31 December 2018, 17:36
Replies: 15
Views: 1,225
Posted By r.cade
The capacitors related to the floppy (and...

The capacitors related to the floppy (and everything else on the board) tend to leak over time and cause floppy and audio problems. I had to recap both of mine with similar errors to this...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 04 December 2018, 23:56
Replies: 15
Views: 1,356
Posted By r.cade
There is a re-hacked version that works on 1.3...

There is a re-hacked version that works on 1.3 from years ago. It should be searchable in the forum...

EDIT:
Found

The game [Archon & One on One & Archon II (19xx)(PHR-Crew).zip] needs Kick...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 November 2018, 21:30
Replies: 32
Views: 1,735
Posted By r.cade
You probably got a fake chip. No way to really...

You probably got a fake chip. No way to really tell though unless you get a known good tested one.
Forum: support.Hardware 30 November 2018, 03:44
Replies: 32
Views: 1,735
Posted By r.cade
Yes, it is burned. I would just solder a...

Yes, it is burned. I would just solder a jumper/bodge wire between the two points connected by the bad trace. You will have to scrape a little at the one via to get a good solder point.

It looks...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 November 2018, 20:34
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By r.cade
Yes, it's only a deinterlacer adjustment. Won't...

Yes, it's only a deinterlacer adjustment. Won't hurt to try, though.
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