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Forum: Hardware mods Yesterday, 19:59
Replies: 22
Views: 646
Posted By alexh
Did you mean "The Amiga version doesn't need the...

Did you mean "The Amiga version doesn't need the CPLD as it already has the DIGITAL inputs"?

The CPLD seems to be a simple ADC for computers with no digital video outputs just integrated video...
Forum: Hardware mods 17 January 2021, 02:42
Replies: 22
Views: 646
Posted By alexh
How does this improve from the forked project...

How does this improve from the forked project which already supported the Amiga?

https://github.com/hoglet67/RGBtoHDMI
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 17 January 2021, 02:35
Replies: 251
Views: 23,373
Posted By alexh
Thanks for all your help bringing back another...

Thanks for all your help bringing back another corpse from the dead ;-)
Forum: Amiga scene 16 January 2021, 18:16
Replies: 15
Views: 1,668
Posted By alexh
Yes I think you are right. I misread the date...

Yes I think you are right. I misread the date code.

https://i.ibb.co/LtTsCd8/se3011.jpg
Forum: Amiga scene 16 January 2021, 17:53
Replies: 15
Views: 1,668
Posted By alexh
Maybe. I collated the data a long time ago. I...

Maybe. I collated the data a long time ago. I imagine there is always an overlap between manufacturing lines, packaging etc. Also it is possible that they ran the fabs in parallel. There are a few...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 January 2021, 22:32
Replies: 15
Views: 1,668
Posted By alexh
There were 6 mask sets for 68882 dating from 1989...

There were 6 mask sets for 68882 dating from 1989 through to 1989

4B96M <- 1989 MC Parts
1C12R <- 1988/89 XC Parts
0C35H <- 1990 MC parts
5896M
2C12R <- 94 MC
1J23S <- 99 MC (Last mask)
...
Forum: News 14 January 2021, 12:18
Replies: 39
Views: 5,137
Posted By alexh
Done. Todays release includes x86 builds ...

Done. Todays release includes x86 builds

https://github.com/Pyrdacor/Ambermoon.net/releases/tag/v0.1.6beta
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 12 January 2021, 14:19
Replies: 137
Views: 6,160
Posted By alexh
I think you're all going off topic slightly, in...

I think you're all going off topic slightly, in that personal opinion is coming into play rather than technical / empirical proofs.

If I read the thread correctly Thomas proved empirically that...
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 12 January 2021, 13:58
Replies: 251
Views: 23,373
Posted By alexh
It's the software that Motorola provided for the...

It's the software that Motorola provided for the 040 (and later 060) to maintain software compatibility betwen 68881/2 programs and the new internal FPUs. Unimplemented instructions are trapped in SW...
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 11 January 2021, 10:56
Replies: 251
Views: 23,373
Posted By alexh
https://android.googlesource.com/kernel/msm.git/+/...

https://android.googlesource.com/kernel/msm.git/+/android-msm-anthias-3.10-lollipop-wear-release/arch/m68k/ifpsp060/fpsp.doc
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 January 2021, 01:17
Replies: 69
Views: 2,495
Posted By alexh
Yeah but this is a paid commentator... how many...

Yeah but this is a paid commentator... how many times have you watched paid commentators mis-pronounce things ;-)

I've been to award shows and been on stands where they pronounced Haupauge...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 January 2021, 17:21
Replies: 69
Views: 2,495
Posted By alexh
Myself and everyone I have known calls it...

Myself and everyone I have known calls it "SIGH"gnosis and the most likely reason being the voice sample (Ray Norrish?) on the Blood Money DMA intro.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cimu6LpnwmQ
Forum: support.WinUAE 03 January 2021, 21:44
Replies: 76
Views: 5,696
Posted By alexh
Every monitor I’ve had for the last 10 years with...

Every monitor I’ve had for the last 10 years with a HDMI connector (non have G-Sync / Free Sync) support 50Hz over HDMI (not usually VGA). I’m sure it’s mandatory. No need for expensive VRR hardware...
Forum: MarketPlace 01 January 2021, 00:28
Replies: 4
Views: 1,069
Posted By alexh
Thanks. He makes something similar. I bought one...

Thanks. He makes something similar. I bought one when they came out. Unfortunately it's less useable than areal CD-1321 would be.
Forum: MarketPlace 30 December 2020, 14:51
Replies: 4
Views: 1,069
Posted By alexh
Bump

Bump
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 December 2020, 09:37
Replies: 22
Views: 1,624
Posted By alexh
Absolutely. As previously said access to hardware...

Absolutely. As previously said access to hardware such as Kryoflux or Supercard Pro would be the best solution. Imaging the disk and then using the analysis tools you'd be able to build a picture of...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 December 2020, 08:28
Replies: 8
Views: 1,030
Posted By alexh
Perfect time to fit a Gotek?

Perfect time to fit a Gotek?
Forum: MarketPlace 27 December 2020, 16:53
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By alexh
Good luck. Philippe Lang said on 27/12/2020...

Good luck.

Philippe Lang said on 27/12/2020 that they will be manufacturing a new batch in March/April. Hopefully like with the cases he'll make enough to supply not just to backers but also Amiga...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 December 2020, 16:35
Replies: 22
Views: 1,624
Posted By alexh
It's a nice story, a great retro-struggle which...

It's a nice story, a great retro-struggle which I, and I'm sure many others, can relate to. Luckily, in this instance it has a happy ending. If you read the comments, some other Ultima VI NTSC owner...
Forum: support.Games 27 December 2020, 11:56
Replies: 44
Views: 2,264
Posted By alexh
red I don't believe CDTV users can use the...

red
I don't believe CDTV users can use the extended ROMs from the CDTV2/CR as the hardware is completely different.

CDTV owners use the normal 16-bit Kickstart 3.1 (v40.63) which requires...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 December 2020, 15:58
Replies: 45
Views: 1,579
Posted By alexh
Bah Humbug ;-)

Bah Humbug ;-)
Forum: support.Hardware 25 December 2020, 15:56
Replies: 114
Views: 5,209
Posted By alexh
To close the CDTV lid, it requires that the...

To close the CDTV lid, it requires that the relocator is soldered to the TF536. Or at least mine is. I guess there is a chance the same height saving could be had by removing CDTV 68000 socket and...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 December 2020, 16:52
Replies: 16
Views: 803
Posted By alexh
Are you sure you had the EEPROMs in the correct...

Are you sure you had the EEPROMs in the correct sockets? You'll get a black screen if you've got them the wrong way around.

Second source your EPROM files, check against CRC32/MD5?
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 15 December 2020, 14:14
Replies: 323
Views: 13,117
Posted By alexh
Slightly off topic but have you been watching the...

Slightly off topic but have you been watching the PiStorm project? It's a software defined 680x0 replacement that uses a RaspberryPi and a Carrier board to plug into a 68000 socket. Currently getting...
Forum: support.WinUAE 15 December 2020, 10:24
Replies: 53
Views: 3,469
Posted By alexh
If what you're saying is true and you really can...

If what you're saying is true and you really can have 16MB of FastRAM I think that must mean your accelerator doesn't map it's RAM to the Zorro II address space? (which is only 8 MB) But into 32-bit...
Forum: News 15 December 2020, 02:12
Replies: 39
Views: 5,137
Posted By alexh
See Fixed (Unconfirmed) sheet, bug #34. Released...

See Fixed (Unconfirmed) sheet, bug #34. Released in a fix on 23/09/2004 by Meynaf.


He removes the extra characters "|END" at the end of textblock 4, replaces them with a textblock terminator...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 December 2020, 01:54
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By alexh
Not today. And it’s not just the TF536 but any...

Not today. And it’s not just the TF536 but any accelerator with 32-bit autoconfig FastRAM. It’s a software issue in the Extended ROM
Forum: News 14 December 2020, 17:11
Replies: 39
Views: 5,137
Posted By alexh
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1as5W8gibm-...

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1as5W8gibm-MTb9VEqpkfgtwWviqjQx96A3NmcvzX98A/edit?usp=sharing : Fixed (unconfirmed) sheet - bug 59

1Map_data.amb - Subfiles 00D.amb and 094.amb both need the...
Forum: News 14 December 2020, 16:08
Replies: 39
Views: 5,137
Posted By alexh
Thank you for all your time and effort. You have...

Thank you for all your time and effort. You have inspired many people.


Yes? Most have contacted me and discussed your work in detail over the years.


It can be quite hard to see work you did...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 December 2020, 18:29
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By alexh
It’s been discussed several times before. The P96...

It’s been discussed several times before. The P96 licence was paid by the OEMs that made most RTG Zorro cards.
Forum: support.Hardware 13 December 2020, 10:06
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By alexh
P96 upto v3.0 is free to use with Zorro gfx...

P96 upto v3.0 is free to use with Zorro gfx cards.The newer V3.0+ versions bring almost nothing to these cards IIUC
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 December 2020, 07:56
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By alexh
Clock speed is a useless comparison for FPGA...

Clock speed is a useless comparison for FPGA Amiga comparisons because the reimplemented CPU has different instruction timings. You need at least MIPs or even better something like SpecInt, dhrystone...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 December 2020, 12:40
Replies: 27
Views: 1,352
Posted By alexh
I am sure this is not true. ...

I am sure this is not true.

https://lol.disney.com/games/the-secret-of-monkey-island-special-edition
https://lol.disney.com/games/monkey-island-2-special-edition-lechuck-s-revenge

I read they...
Forum: Amiga scene 09 December 2020, 14:59
Replies: 19
Views: 1,664
Posted By alexh
Cool to know. Why? The Checkmate 1500...

Cool to know.


Why? The Checkmate 1500 plus creator mentions that he always wanted to make a case that was the same size as the original A3000 case. The 1500 plus was quite a bit bigger to...
Forum: Amiga scene 09 December 2020, 09:18
Replies: 19
Views: 1,664
Posted By alexh
Nice project With all the new AA3000+...

Nice project

With all the new AA3000+ Motherboard builds happening I’m surprised they didn’t try and make it A3000 compatible
Forum: Amiga scene 09 December 2020, 00:41
Replies: 113
Views: 10,770
Posted By alexh
Physical disk protections like Weak sectors and...

Physical disk protections like Weak sectors and other technologies whereby exact copies of the original disk couldn’t be written by the Amiga floppy disk controller were very common. Prevented the...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 December 2020, 16:19
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By alexh
You'd be much better off investing in a Gotek...

You'd be much better off investing in a Gotek with FlashFloppy firmware. This is a floppy disk drive emulator which loads adf (and other) floppy images from USB.

A Gotek can be bought for as...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 December 2020, 14:23
Replies: 83
Views: 5,464
Posted By alexh
Realistically you can't. 1) You'd need an...

Realistically you can't.

1) You'd need an accelerator which supports a 2:1 clock mux on the DRAM controller (which I believe rules out Apollo accelerators?)
2) You'd need to increase chip...
Forum: MarketPlace 06 December 2020, 18:20
Replies: 13
Views: 2,128
Posted By alexh
I’m sure The Amiga hardware manufacturers will...

I’m sure The Amiga hardware manufacturers will like to know how many you sell total. It will give them a good indicator of how many active Amiga‘s there are
Forum: support.Hardware 06 December 2020, 00:24
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By alexh
https://www.amigacoding.com/index.php/Amiga_memory...

https://www.amigacoding.com/index.php/Amiga_memory_map

Looks like CPU Accelerators have a 128MB FAST RAM slot in the 32-bit Amiga memory map between 0x08000000-0x0FFFFFFF
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