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Forum: request.Other 15 September 2019, 03:58
Replies: 2
Views: 579
Posted By Irl
If it's a small project, you might consider...

If it's a small project, you might consider learning to solder yourself. It is a highly useful skill for hobbies/projects and it is very easy to get started.

I recommend the old PACE learning...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 September 2019, 03:51
Replies: 37
Views: 2,003
Posted By Irl
Lightbulb 2cents: Usually it has to do with whether the...

2cents: Usually it has to do with whether the game is running in true fullscreen vs fullscreen windowed mode. A lot of console ported games on Windows will have a frame limit applied to the full...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 September 2019, 18:24
Replies: 148
Views: 21,804
Posted By Irl
Just wanted to mention this.. I was fighting...

Just wanted to mention this..

I was fighting with the VA2000CX tool to get rid of flickering and decided to see what would happen with '512' as a value and it worked perfectly. I know the...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 September 2019, 22:13
Replies: 46
Views: 1,306
Posted By Irl
Diagrom.com is not resolving properly today. I...

Diagrom.com is not resolving properly today. I hope this is temporary, but if you need the latest stable ROM, it is on Internet Archive here:
...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 September 2019, 22:06
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By Irl
I use this trick often. One of the best...

I use this trick often. One of the best successes I had was in repairing a plastic side-view mirror mount on a car with it. The glue ends up a lot harder and sets almost instantly when the baking...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 September 2019, 20:11
Replies: 32
Views: 4,797
Posted By Irl
I know, this was a year ago... but why leave it...

I know, this was a year ago... but why leave it unanswered since I am here.

Everything being 'hear-say' as I wasn't around for it, it came down to costs. It cost more to install sockets & the...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 September 2019, 20:02
Replies: 32
Views: 4,797
Posted By Irl
Been away for a while. Yes, it is still running...

Been away for a while. Yes, it is still running fine. The GVP series can be finicky, but I have already replaced some components of my GVP card (RAM, resistors, etc. nothing major just out of spec...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 May 2019, 03:04
Replies: 56
Views: 2,556
Posted By Irl
Sounds good. If you need any parts of a MegaChip...

Sounds good. If you need any parts of a MegaChip tested for values (resistors, capacitors, etc), let me know and I will take mine apart and probe it.
Forum: support.Hardware 13 May 2019, 00:58
Replies: 56
Views: 2,556
Posted By Irl
Just reading over this post. Have you tested the...

Just reading over this post. Have you tested the Agnus socket? As mentioned, their pins get loose over time and it could be that it isn't making appropriate contact with the MegaChip. I actually...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 May 2019, 00:45
Replies: 1
Views: 357
Posted By Irl
Philyon, That adapter should work fine. In this...

Philyon, That adapter should work fine. In this case it is more about straight video adapting than it is about compatibility with the Amiga. There are newer RTG and accellerator cards on the market...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 May 2019, 19:06
Replies: 0
Views: 181
Posted By Irl
Video Toaster with EVAL 8/90 stickers

I took my video toaster apart because I noticed a lot of cold solder joints on it, and some corrossion setting in on the branding (it's made just like non-tinned pads, so I am going to tin them). ...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 May 2019, 22:28
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By Irl
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: support.Hardware 01 May 2019, 21:44
Replies: 58
Views: 4,267
Posted By Irl
I had put a notch into the chassis lid to...

I had put a notch into the chassis lid to accommodate the capacitor on top of the SCSI2SDv6, but I mounted mine on top of my Gotek. Because the Gotek bezel is too small for the Amiga 2000, there was...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 May 2019, 21:13
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By Irl
Anyone deeply familiar with tick generators?

Just curious if there are any problematic tick generators out there to avoid, or if there is a newer product that is appealing. My 200W Lite-On Amiga PSU is still kicking, but I might need more...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 June 2018, 21:45
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By Irl
The pins look oxidized (corroded slightly) to me....

The pins look oxidized (corroded slightly) to me. I see some fibers, too, but I am assuming those are dust or fibers from cleaning it. You can try brushing off the corrosion with a swab covered in...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 June 2018, 21:29
Replies: 32
Views: 4,797
Posted By Irl
I have an active, external terminator in place of...

I have an active, external terminator in place of the GVP's resistor packs to get this working. Because the SCSI2SD v6 is an actively terminated device, I needed an active termination on the GVP end...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 June 2018, 21:12
Replies: 14
Views: 1,454
Posted By Irl
Just got my Amiga set back up after storing it...

Just got my Amiga set back up after storing it for a move. I haven't had a chance to attempt to install an OS yet, but the chips I placed in the Emplant show up as "OK" in the diagnostics (in case...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 July 2017, 22:45
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By Irl
Mindlight 7 or MindEye Clone

Today I was auto-sniped on an eBay auction of a Mindlight 7 :bash. I was hoping to purchase it to make an attempt at creating board files, etc for it. Now, I just thought "maybe someone already...
Forum: MarketPlace 20 April 2017, 00:22
Replies: 3
Views: 846
Posted By Irl
Yeah, you have a good point there. It has been...

Yeah, you have a good point there. It has been up for a while, maybe he will decide to split it up or reduce the price if it sits for too long.
Forum: MarketPlace 19 April 2017, 23:57
Replies: 3
Views: 846
Posted By Irl
Large Amiga lot found on Craigs List

Unfortunately, I don't have the time, truck, or money.. but I would hate to see this guy decide to scrap it all. I can only imagine the gems tucked away in there...

In Ottis, CO
...
Forum: support.Games 13 April 2017, 04:05
Replies: 606
Views: 197,736
Posted By Irl
Here is an example of this, but someone working...

Here is an example of this, but someone working on TOSEC should set it up so they have easy access to the results.

https://goo.gl/forms/CppM3HUTzZiuLJRt2
Forum: support.Games 13 April 2017, 03:54
Replies: 606
Views: 197,736
Posted By Irl
Just a thought: If this were created as a...

Just a thought:

If this were created as a Google Spreadsheet with a public form containing all of the relevant information in fields, it would tabulate into the spreadsheet and be easier to...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 April 2017, 03:19
Replies: 28
Views: 4,297
Posted By Irl
In Workbench, select the HDToolbox icon, hold...

In Workbench, select the HDToolbox icon, hold right mouse and use the Icon menu. Select "Information" and there is an edit box at the bottom. Find the entry. If it has parenthesis around it,...
Forum: request.Apps 10 April 2017, 02:56
Replies: 6
Views: 2,068
Posted By Irl
This review makes it seem like there was no...

This review makes it seem like there was no software as it wasn't mentioned for installation... just speculation :/

http://www.cucug.org/amiga/amiinfo/reviews/SolidStateLeis.txt

Correction:
...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 April 2017, 02:41
Replies: 9
Views: 3,519
Posted By Irl
In case it helps, the workbench.library from...

In case it helps, the workbench.library from Amiga Forever Classic Workbench 3.1 is 39.29. It installs to libs by default in that version of workbench. I am using it with their 3.X (45.64) ROM in...
Forum: support.Apps 10 April 2017, 02:25
Replies: 4
Views: 1,197
Posted By Irl
Sorry to necro :( I had the same question...

Sorry to necro :(

I had the same question for RoadShow. I discovered when I decided to buy RoadShow that the installer will detect that it is installed already and offer to uninstall it.
Forum: support.Hardware 10 April 2017, 02:15
Replies: 22
Views: 1,374
Posted By Irl
Not sure if you are meaning acetone, but it is...

Not sure if you are meaning acetone, but it is very cheap and available at most hardware stores. 32oz is usually >$5
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 08 April 2017, 22:08
Replies: 18
Views: 9,003
Posted By Irl
I requested support from Amiga Forever due to a...

I requested support from Amiga Forever due to a ROM binary issue. It took them 3 weeks, but they did reply and emailed me the binary I needed. If you bought the disc-based version, it should also...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 April 2017, 21:24
Replies: 25
Views: 3,302
Posted By Irl
I also have a keyboard where Ctl+Amiga+Amiga...

I also have a keyboard where Ctl+Amiga+Amiga isn't working reliably, but individually the keys seem to work just fine. I have noticed that, if I press all 3 down and try to wiggle them while...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 April 2017, 21:08
Replies: 691
Views: 262,915
Posted By Irl
I may be misunderstanding your goal then. If you...

I may be misunderstanding your goal then. If you are hoping to insert the device driver into the ROM, you will need to consider many factors. Is it 'pure' or not, will it fit in ROM or need to move...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 April 2017, 20:26
Replies: 28
Views: 4,297
Posted By Irl
Low level format will not kill the SD, but it is...

Low level format will not kill the SD, but it is usually superfluous. If the data on the device is marked as freespace by the filesystem, it should have no effect on the operation of the device.
...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 April 2017, 20:09
Replies: 28
Views: 4,297
Posted By Irl
Also, if you check out my post on a different SD...

Also, if you check out my post on a different SD reader (http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=86613) I had noticed that the Windows tool was using base-2 (KiB, MiB, and GiB) whereas the SD card was...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 April 2017, 20:01
Replies: 28
Views: 4,297
Posted By Irl
It could be that the sizes are correct, but the...

It could be that the sizes are correct, but the application is not able to see passed ~4GB. This means that, to the Amiga, your 4GB partition is ~256MB greater than this limitation, and so it wraps...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 April 2017, 19:55
Replies: 14
Views: 1,454
Posted By Irl
Thanks, Jim! Coincidentally, the chips I ordered...

Thanks, Jim! Coincidentally, the chips I ordered on ebay were a pack of 5 so I will have enough to fill all sockets :)
Forum: support.Hardware 08 April 2017, 19:14
Replies: 12
Views: 1,076
Posted By Irl
The usage here would be to have the floppy disk...

The usage here would be to have the floppy disk ready and boot the system from HDD with mouse button held. It will execute fallback tool and reboot system. At this point you would insert the floppy...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 April 2017, 02:47
Replies: 2,424
Views: 361,516
Posted By Irl
Months old, I know.. I had an issue with...

Months old, I know.. I had an issue with Roadshow and face-palmed when I realized that the install application for the demo will detect that it is already installed and offer to uninstall it.
Forum: support.Hardware 08 April 2017, 02:31
Replies: 691
Views: 262,915
Posted By Irl
Hope this helps.. ...

Hope this helps.. http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=69583 http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=50061
Forum: support.Hardware 08 April 2017, 02:12
Replies: 14
Views: 1,454
Posted By Irl
I PM'd Jim, but I don't think he has been online...

I PM'd Jim, but I don't think he has been online to see it. I should receive the SRAM today and will post the results of testing with them.
Forum: support.Hardware 08 April 2017, 02:10
Replies: 32
Views: 4,797
Posted By Irl
Good to know. I was using the Check4GB tool...

Good to know. I was using the Check4GB tool because it showed the filesystem and it kept showing the PFS partition as FFS. That is why I thought this was the case. After I used the PFSFormat tool,...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 April 2017, 04:49
Replies: 22
Views: 1,374
Posted By Irl
If you can't find goo-gone (Edit: Saw an MSDS for...

If you can't find goo-gone (Edit: Saw an MSDS for this. Goo-Gone is odorless kerosene with an orange scent agent. No actual orange oil), you might be able to mix some alcohol and orange (or lemon)...
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