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Forum: support.Hardware 28 August 2019, 21:27
Replies: 3
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Posted By CasVegas
Are you booting from a compact flash into...

Are you booting from a compact flash into Workbench, then using WHDLoad? Mine retains the settings that way, every time. If I load via DF0 an old Amiga Format cover disk with SysInfo on, it reverts...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 August 2019, 12:42
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By CasVegas
Is it retaining your CPU speed preference too? ...

Is it retaining your CPU speed preference too? When I set mine to 33 MHz, then boot SysInfo from floppy, it reverts back to 25MHz.

What size memory are you using?
Forum: support.Games 14 August 2019, 10:36
Replies: 26
Views: 1,826
Posted By CasVegas
Thanks for that. Is there any necessity to...

Thanks for that.

Is there any necessity to format the CF card you want to restore the back up to?

Or just shove a card in and off you go, and the system doesn't care if it is FAT32, Mac OS...
Forum: support.Games 13 August 2019, 16:50
Replies: 26
Views: 1,826
Posted By CasVegas
Just by way of an update..... Ran Parallels...

Just by way of an update.....

Ran Parallels in Mac iOS, to emulate Windows 7 (as I had a copy to hand) then ran WinUAE.

Worked great until Windows 7 crashed and completely trashed my compact...
Forum: support.Games 10 August 2019, 15:59
Replies: 26
Views: 1,826
Posted By CasVegas
Guess you're a Mac user too? I'm...

Guess you're a Mac user too?

I'm considering Boot Camp and buying Windows 10, just to run WinUAE.

Seems extreme, but I have no idea how else to transfer files to my Amiga's compact flash card.
Forum: support.Games 09 August 2019, 22:47
Replies: 26
Views: 1,826
Posted By CasVegas
Probably best I partition my Mac and install...

Probably best I partition my Mac and install Windows via Boot Camp and run WinUAE that way. Just need a licensed copy of Windows (sigh).
Forum: support.Games 09 August 2019, 19:48
Replies: 26
Views: 1,826
Posted By CasVegas
Thanks, but I really have no clue where to start....

Thanks, but I really have no clue where to start. FS-UAE doesn't seem to have any options for setting up a CF card. There are options to install Amiga Forever, but as far as I know this was a PC...
Forum: support.Games 09 August 2019, 17:51
Replies: 26
Views: 1,826
Posted By CasVegas
That's what I thought......but apparently not. ...

That's what I thought......but apparently not.

http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=67082

But this was back in 2012!
Forum: support.Games 09 August 2019, 16:05
Replies: 26
Views: 1,826
Posted By CasVegas
I don't think you can. Unless you know...

I don't think you can. Unless you know otherwise?

Got a CF to USB adaptor, but can't figure out how to make it work in FS UAE
Forum: support.Games 09 August 2019, 01:28
Replies: 26
Views: 1,826
Posted By CasVegas
Thanks guys, I bought the CF card preloaded as I...

Thanks guys, I bought the CF card preloaded as I do not have access to a PC and WinUAE.... only an iMac.

Looks like I will have to buy a PC to update the CF card :mad
Forum: support.Games 08 August 2019, 20:39
Replies: 26
Views: 1,826
Posted By CasVegas
Says it version 1.2 (26.03.2004)......... which...

Says it version 1.2 (26.03.2004)......... which as far as I can tell from from the "ReadMe" file, means it should be enabled for saving to HD.

"rawdic imager used for game, data disk and save disk"
Forum: support.Games 08 August 2019, 20:13
Replies: 26
Views: 1,826
Posted By CasVegas
Where would I find the slave version? Apologies...

Where would I find the slave version? Apologies I'm totally new to WHDLoad.

I'm running an A500 using a MC68HC000FN16 CPU on a Wicher 500i accelerator.
Forum: support.Games 08 August 2019, 18:59
Replies: 26
Views: 1,826
Posted By CasVegas
Thanks, I have seen these rawkey code before, so...

Thanks, I have seen these rawkey code before, so I think what I have is correct. :/

When I open up "S:WHDLoad.prefs" this is what appears (see attached photo). Says quit key=$59.

Is there...
Forum: support.Games 08 August 2019, 17:19
Replies: 26
Views: 1,826
Posted By CasVegas
WHDLoad Save Files and Quit Key

I am having trouble getting my WHDLoad games to save. Basically the save function does not work.

I have tried saving to floppy in DF0 in the traditional way, but the disk drive does not work.
...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 August 2019, 18:35
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By CasVegas
Wicher Card & Wicher Installer

Can anyone guide me through how to update my Wicher card to version 2.3.

I have got the v2.3lha file, but no idea what to do with it.
Forum: support.Hardware 06 August 2019, 14:03
Replies: 0
Views: 225
Posted By CasVegas
Wicher Card

Hi, anyone got a Wicher card? Got one and having real issues getting it to work reliably.

Could do with a chat with someone who has one, to run a few things past them
Forum: support.Hardware 02 August 2019, 17:39
Replies: 8
Views: 810
Posted By CasVegas
Hi, which one did you go for in the end? I...

Hi, which one did you go for in the end?

I bought a Wicher card for my A500 2 months ago and cannot get it to reliably work.

At the point of sending it back, that's if they will even accept...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 29 July 2019, 14:25
Replies: 71
Views: 18,365
Posted By CasVegas
Thanks, I meant step by step. Total newbie.

Thanks, I meant step by step. Total newbie.
Forum: support.FS-UAE 22 July 2019, 14:37
Replies: 71
Views: 18,365
Posted By CasVegas
Are there any instructions on how to use on an...

Are there any instructions on how to use on an iMac and transfer files over to an Amiga compact flash hard drive?
Forum: support.Hardware 21 July 2019, 00:31
Replies: 15
Views: 1,253
Posted By CasVegas
What are you doing about it? Have you contacted...

What are you doing about it? Have you contacted the seller or Retro 7 Bit, or just giving up?
Forum: support.Hardware 16 July 2019, 20:57
Replies: 15
Views: 1,253
Posted By CasVegas
What do you mean, tweak it to be stable? I'm...

What do you mean, tweak it to be stable?

I'm finding that I spend more time turning it on and off trying to get it to finally boot off CF. When it does, it seems to run fine. Then I reset and i...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 July 2019, 19:23
Replies: 25
Views: 1,364
Posted By CasVegas
Sorry, I probably should I said I am an iMac...

Sorry, I probably should I said I am an iMac user, so cannot run WinUAE.

I read somewhere that it could be done on FS-UAE, but cannot find any definitive guides.
Forum: support.Hardware 16 July 2019, 19:20
Replies: 25
Views: 1,364
Posted By CasVegas
I have the jumper set to 25MHz, and the memory...

I have the jumper set to 25MHz, and the memory is 8mb 60ns SIMM. Do you have a Wicher card too?
Forum: support.Hardware 05 July 2019, 12:01
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By CasVegas
Had similar issues with mine, and it was the type...

Had similar issues with mine, and it was the type of CF adapter i was using..... however this has opened a whole world of other issues:

random crashing;
games don't load, or part load and crash...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 July 2019, 21:00
Replies: 25
Views: 1,364
Posted By CasVegas
Is there anywhere that can tell me step by step...

Is there anywhere that can tell me step by step instructions on how to add files to my compact flash hard drive? I have some files I wish to add from a website, which I obviously cannot download...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 July 2019, 19:20
Replies: 25
Views: 1,364
Posted By CasVegas
I read somewhere that this couldn't be used? I...

I read somewhere that this couldn't be used? I actually use this to emulate games.

Have you used this yourself?
Forum: support.Hardware 04 July 2019, 19:09
Replies: 25
Views: 1,364
Posted By CasVegas
I was under the impression there isn't anything...

I was under the impression there isn't anything available to allow me to write to the CF and add files or images using the Mac, like WinUAE for a PC.
Forum: support.Hardware 04 July 2019, 17:13
Replies: 25
Views: 1,364
Posted By CasVegas
Finally got it working! Was the compact flash...

Finally got it working! Was the compact flash adapter..... well had two faulty compact flash adapters. Third times a charm!

Seems to be some glitches with games using WHDLoad, don't know if this...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 July 2019, 12:18
Replies: 25
Views: 1,364
Posted By CasVegas
Thanks guys, at least I know I'm not going crazy....

Thanks guys, at least I know I'm not going crazy. I have put an email back to the shop where i bought it, to see what they say.

I am a little concerned that the Wicher card did not work until I...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 June 2019, 14:37
Replies: 25
Views: 1,364
Posted By CasVegas
It's Kickstart 3.1.

It's Kickstart 3.1.
Forum: support.Hardware 28 June 2019, 12:48
Replies: 25
Views: 1,364
Posted By CasVegas
There are 3 jumpers on the Wicher card: ...

There are 3 jumpers on the Wicher card:

Position 0 - On/Off turbo card
Position 1 - 25MHz / 12MHz
Position 3 - RAS13 On / Off (single or two sided memory)

Cant see anything else for IDE etc.
Forum: support.Hardware 28 June 2019, 12:16
Replies: 25
Views: 1,364
Posted By CasVegas
I'm using Kickstart 3.1 which is a a brand new...

I'm using Kickstart 3.1 which is a a brand new ROM chip from AmigaStore.eu, and I'm on a Rev 6a board.

The CF isn't showing as an option in this boot menu. The card is inserted and the LED...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 June 2019, 00:36
Replies: 0
Views: 210
Posted By CasVegas
A500 CF hard drive

I have recently installed a Wicher 500i and installed it to my A500. I think I just about have it working, however I cannot get the IDE to compact flash working.

I bought a new Amiga Forever...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 June 2019, 00:12
Replies: 25
Views: 1,364
Posted By CasVegas
Might have got it to work now. Comes on and I...

Might have got it to work now. Comes on and I can boot an old 1.3 Workbench disk and it appears to show 8mb of RAM.

However it refuses to boot from Compact flash? I've never used CF as a hard...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 June 2019, 11:40
Replies: 15
Views: 1,253
Posted By CasVegas
I'm having a similar issue with my Wicher card. ...

I'm having a similar issue with my Wicher card. What CPU did worked in the end, and where did you get it from?

What do you mean you mounted a CPU socket under the Wicher card?
Forum: support.Hardware 27 June 2019, 09:06
Replies: 25
Views: 1,364
Posted By CasVegas
UPDATE: I contacted 7-Bit directly and...

UPDATE:

I contacted 7-Bit directly and whilst I did get a very speedy response, he told me it is the SIMM memory I am using; despite me telling him I hadn't installed any additional RAM....... so...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 June 2019, 01:21
Replies: 25
Views: 1,364
Posted By CasVegas
Thanks I will try that. I did notice that if you...

Thanks I will try that. I did notice that if you look at the boards end on, the Wicher card does not sit parallel to the main A500 board. The ROM chip protrudes higher than the CPU socket, so it...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 June 2019, 00:35
Replies: 25
Views: 1,364
Posted By CasVegas
Wicher 500i Issues

I have recently bought a new Wicher 500i card for my A500. Unfortunately all I get is a red screen with the below error message on it:

Board Number: 1
Manufacturer: 5040
Product: 27
Status:...
Forum: MarketPlace 19 June 2019, 14:03
Replies: 25
Views: 2,376
Posted By CasVegas
Are these still available?

Are these still available?
Forum: Amiga websites reviews 17 June 2019, 12:36
Replies: 5
Views: 2,153
Posted By CasVegas
Thanks for the responses. Just ordered a Wicher...

Thanks for the responses. Just ordered a Wicher 500i from them. :crazy:D
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