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Forum: support.Other 16 April 2021, 16:01
Replies: 8
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Posted By Sim085
I had one like those as well; but I was not the...

I had one like those as well; but I was not the original buyer, so I never knew if this was a Commodore sold A1200, or someone just built it from parts, or even maybe sold by Escom with Commodore...
Forum: support.Other 15 April 2021, 14:30
Replies: 8
Views: 429
Posted By Sim085
Thank you. Wonder from where the 'rev2b was...

Thank you.

Wonder from where the 'rev2b was designed by Escom' came from.
Forum: support.Other 14 April 2021, 16:10
Replies: 8
Views: 429
Posted By Sim085
Was the Amiga A1200 rev2b motherboard designed by AT?

While going through this thread I found the following information;
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=39137

"The 2B (Atechnologies) is a bastardisation of the 1D4 & 1D3. I'd choose either 1D1...
Forum: support.Other 08 April 2021, 11:01
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By Sim085
Well it is not just A1200 and A500 cases. Looking...

Well it is not just A1200 and A500 cases. Looking at the last photo in the article is like he cleaned it out and somehow all cracks are no longer visible. This is why I thought it was painted to...
Forum: support.Other 06 April 2021, 17:06
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By Sim085
I did find this article: ...

I did find this article:
https://retrohax.net/broken-plastic-case-no-problem-2/

However I cannot understand how they get the end-result without spraying.

btw - the scratches/dents I am...
Forum: support.Other 06 April 2021, 15:10
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By Sim085
Small scratches and dents?

Anyone had any success fixing small scratches and dents from their amigas? I know about retro-bright to try and get the machine looking as it used to. However what about those scratches and dents...
Forum: support.Other 04 April 2021, 19:37
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By Sim085
Thank you for the details explanation. To be...

Thank you for the details explanation. To be honest if I do this I will also have some 2MB FastRAM (as part of the side expansion) so I would not mind loosing 512KB.

I would guess this would also...
Forum: support.Other 04 April 2021, 12:30
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By Sim085
What does softkick actually mean?

I have an A500+ with the original Kickstart 2.04 it came with. I have software version of both Kickstart 1.3 and 3.1 which I loaded from original using GrabKick. I want to keep Kickstart 2.04...
Forum: Hardware mods 25 March 2021, 19:37
Replies: 102
Views: 22,432
Posted By Sim085
... what if you stack it below it? Like a...

... what if you stack it below it?
Like a re-locator board with steroids (and obviously the CPU socket would be just in the same form factor as the original).
Forum: Hardware mods 25 March 2021, 16:13
Replies: 102
Views: 22,432
Posted By Sim085
Is there a version of this which just gives the...

Is there a version of this which just gives the 14Mhz increase with no fastRAM and no IDE?

I know some will say it does not make sense, however there are expansions that already provide just...
Forum: support.Other 13 February 2021, 09:31
Replies: 0
Views: 436
Posted By Sim085
Re-store floppy disks magnetic coating?

Is this possible?

For example if you have a floppy disk with a scratch, and you don't care about the data on it, then is there a way how the old magnetic coating can be cleaned out and new one...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 February 2021, 15:03
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By Sim085
I have an A500 which I have upgraded to Kickstart...

I have an A500 which I have upgraded to Kickstart 3.1 and has a 512KB ChipRAM expansion with battery. I can boot Workbench 3.1 on that and check if it finds the clock ... or am I mixing apples with...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 January 2021, 22:32
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By Sim085
Can I install a clock battery on this?

I have an A500+ 1mb ChipRAM bottom expansion card. When I look at it this seems to have space to install a battery on it. I could install the battery on the A500+ itself however I would like to close...
Forum: support.Games 28 January 2021, 14:59
Replies: 10
Views: 706
Posted By Sim085
That is definitely not how I used to play it! I...

That is definitely not how I used to play it! I used to hold the mouse with one hand and with the other just hitting the mouse button as quickly as I could.

...with time I simply started to avoid...
Forum: support.Games 28 January 2021, 12:29
Replies: 10
Views: 706
Posted By Sim085
Good to know. Will try that out.

Good to know. Will try that out.
Forum: support.Games 28 January 2021, 11:48
Replies: 10
Views: 706
Posted By Sim085
You can still loose the game while winning the...

You can still loose the game while winning the mini games. Having 1024 knights will definitely assure you victory.

But actually it is not about winning and loosing, it is about not breaking a...
Forum: support.Games 27 January 2021, 22:39
Replies: 10
Views: 706
Posted By Sim085
Defender of the Crown Trainer?

I know the answer to this one is probably no as I did google search and found nothing. However thought of asking here before giving up ...

Does anyone know if there was a trainer for DotC which...
Forum: support.Other 27 January 2021, 21:53
Replies: 14
Views: 1,074
Posted By Sim085
I have read this elsewhere. Can the CIA chips not...

I have read this elsewhere. Can the CIA chips not get the E clock signal from the CPU and instead have this provided from the original 7MHz - slowed to whatever value required by the CIA chips?
Forum: support.Other 25 January 2021, 21:05
Replies: 14
Views: 1,074
Posted By Sim085
Yes, but the CPU runs at 28.37516 mhz division 4...

Yes, but the CPU runs at 28.37516 mhz division 4 = ~7MHz. If you connect a 12MHz 68010 to the motherboard without additional hardware this still runs at ~7MHz. So the AdSpeed must be doing something...
Forum: support.Other 25 January 2021, 20:46
Replies: 14
Views: 1,074
Posted By Sim085
I belive what it says is that ChipRAM is accessed...

I belive what it says is that ChipRAM is accessed as 7MHz while the onboard RAM can be accessed at 14MHz. If it access the onboard RAM at 14MHz then doesn't that mean the CPU is also running at 14MHz?
Forum: support.Other 25 January 2021, 20:02
Replies: 14
Views: 1,074
Posted By Sim085
How does this run at 14MHz?

Some time ago, while browsing the Amiga Hardware Database I came across the ICD AdSpeed;

http://amiga.resource.cx/exp/adspeed

What I cannot understand is how does this run at 14MHz without any...
Forum: support.Other 19 January 2021, 16:06
Replies: 6
Views: 815
Posted By Sim085
So what did they do before FPGAs?

I know the 68K can be emulated/run on an FPGA chip but this question is not about that. I bought a simple 8MB memory upgrade for my A500 and I can see this too has an FPGA chip (Xilinx something).
...
Forum: support.Apps 04 January 2021, 22:33
Replies: 12
Views: 1,302
Posted By Sim085
Ok, finally got this to work. I had to copy the...

Ok, finally got this to work. I had to copy the mouse driver (mscvmd.386) to a floppy disk and then change the mouse to "COM1". After the change SETUP will search the driver in the floppy disk...
Forum: support.Apps 23 December 2020, 22:32
Replies: 12
Views: 1,302
Posted By Sim085
Thank you for the invaluable advice :bowdown ...

Thank you for the invaluable advice :bowdown



Through the below I copied PCTMOUSE.EXE to the hard file and executed this. When I execute this I get the message "Mouse driver has been ...
Forum: support.Apps 23 December 2020, 10:14
Replies: 12
Views: 1,302
Posted By Sim085
So I guess playing GP2 on Win95 is out of the...

So I guess playing GP2 on Win95 is out of the question ;)
Forum: support.Apps 23 December 2020, 07:46
Replies: 12
Views: 1,302
Posted By Sim085
I tried creating image files of different sizes,...

I tried creating image files of different sizes, I could create one that is 128MB but not one that is 256MB.
Forum: support.Apps 22 December 2020, 21:18
Replies: 12
Views: 1,302
Posted By Sim085
PC-Task - Any step by step tutorial?

I have just seen some videos of PC-Task running Windows3.1 on an A1200 and I would like to try it out, first on WinUAE and then on the real hardware as well. I did copy all files on my machine and...
Forum: support.Other 16 December 2020, 22:20
Replies: 2
Views: 797
Posted By Sim085
thanks solarmon, that explains it :)

thanks solarmon, that explains it :)
Forum: support.Other 15 December 2020, 13:49
Replies: 2
Views: 797
Posted By Sim085
External Floppy Drive does not work with A500 Kickstart 1.3

I have a Cumana External Floppy Drive. Works fine with the other A500s I have (Kickstart 2.0 and Kickstart 3.1). However when used with an A500 with Kickstart 1.3 it doesn't work. The External Floppy...
Forum: support.Other 11 November 2020, 10:16
Replies: 8
Views: 1,235
Posted By Sim085
Thank you all for the replies. I always wondered...

Thank you all for the replies. I always wondered how it worked in the background.
Forum: support.Other 10 November 2020, 13:11
Replies: 8
Views: 1,235
Posted By Sim085
How does the system know that the floppy disk inserted is not the same?

I have two floppy disks, both have the same exact content and both have the same name. Both floppy disks have one application. I insert one floppy disk, open it, but before I start the application I...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 October 2020, 08:10
Replies: 10
Views: 731
Posted By Sim085
Mostly out of curiosity to be honest but with an...

Mostly out of curiosity to be honest but with an eye on the A314 bottom expansion board I have on its way. I see some mods around which try to get 2MB on the motherboard so was thinking if the other...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 October 2020, 01:29
Replies: 10
Views: 731
Posted By Sim085
Yes, but what I mean is that rather then getting...

Yes, but what I mean is that rather then getting 1MB from the motherboard and 1MB from the bottom expansion board you configure the motherboard to get 2MB from the bottom expansion board. Is that...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 October 2020, 22:25
Replies: 10
Views: 731
Posted By Sim085
I have one of those on an A500 model; gives me...

I have one of those on an A500 model; gives me 1MB chipRAM from the MegaChip, 512KB from the bottom expansion slot and 512KM from the A500 itself.

The A500+ is however different, comes with 1MB...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 October 2020, 21:24
Replies: 10
Views: 731
Posted By Sim085
A500+ with 2MB chipRAM from bottom expansion board?

Hello, is there any jumper configuration which would allow an A500+ to take all 2MB chipRAM from the bottom expansion board (assuming the bottom expansion board would support this)? Or maximum is...
Forum: Hardware mods 28 October 2020, 08:15
Replies: 23
Views: 4,868
Posted By Sim085
I always saw the advantage of putting a raspberry...

I always saw the advantage of putting a raspberry pi to emulate resources as a cheap alternative since the resources are there available to use on the raspberry pi and the raspberry pi is mass...
Forum: Hardware mods 26 October 2020, 19:06
Replies: 23
Views: 4,868
Posted By Sim085
As I said I am no expert. However I believe for...

As I said I am no expert. However I believe for the Amiga changes nothing, signals are sent to the CPU and signals are returned from the CPU, the only difference is that the CPU is emulated by the...
Forum: Hardware mods 26 October 2020, 18:54
Replies: 23
Views: 4,868
Posted By Sim085
Finally! :) :) :) :) I have been dreaming...

Finally! :) :) :) :)

I have been dreaming about this since the first day the Raspberry Pi came out. Unfortunately I am no hardware guru (I am no hardware nothing actually) and therefore could...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 October 2020, 21:55
Replies: 1
Views: 358
Posted By Sim085
Thank you Niklas, I was looking forward for...

Thank you Niklas, I was looking forward for something like this :)
Forum: support.Hardware 22 October 2020, 13:12
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By Sim085
Tried this, everything showing to be working...

Tried this, everything showing to be working fine. Reading, Alignment. Used a Workbench Disk. Looks to be working great. Don't know, I am sure all I did is just use some isopropyl alcohol on the...
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