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Forum: support.Hardware 26 March 2014, 13:10
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Posted By mram
You could use the RPI also as a C64 emulator,...

You could use the RPI also as a C64 emulator, XBMC mediaplayer, MAME emulator, web radio, bittorrent client and so on... and as Amiga Floppy Manager

Yes, it is needed only if you want to be free...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 March 2014, 09:40
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Posted By mram
I think the Gotek is good for a basic level, if...

I think the Gotek is good for a basic level, if you don't want something more than 1 emulated floppy. If you want a second floppy or add display or something else, you need to do some "soldier" work,...
Forum: News 26 March 2014, 06:42
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Posted By mram
The internal cable has 2 signal for df0: and...

The internal cable has 2 signal for df0: and df1:, the other 2 signals from df2: and df3: need another 2-wire cable connected to the cia pins..

Note that manage 1 drive and manage 2 (or more...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 March 2014, 20:07
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Posted By mram
I'm working on sd card access improvement.. now...

I'm working on sd card access improvement.. now it's really slow for it can be obtained... and right after zip/dms format, adz compression in writing mode and directory based filemanager with api for...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 March 2014, 10:36
Replies: 214
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Posted By mram
Consider you don't need to go in setup menu to...

Consider you don't need to go in setup menu to save, just press 6 seconds the button before shutting down Amiga. That's all.
Anyway, if needed I will put a "2-buttons" option in the configuration...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 March 2014, 23:23
Replies: 214
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Posted By mram
22uF seems to much, I used 10uF but to connect to...

22uF seems to much, I used 10uF but to connect to a mini speaker system. For a piezo you could avoid the capacitor.

While this is a "nice" old time feature, I feel to suggest to keep it as an...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 March 2014, 16:05
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Posted By mram
Here ...

Here

https://sites.google.com/site/amigarpidrive/home/Amiga%20RPI%20Drive%20Video%201.0.zip?attredirects=0&d=1

you find the new software upgrade. To install it just unzip the files inside the...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 February 2014, 11:11
Replies: 214
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Posted By mram
Thank you, I will check it. Good to know when I'm...

Thank you, I will check it. Good to know when I'm working on it :D
Forum: support.Hardware 27 February 2014, 03:16
Replies: 214
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Posted By mram
I have to check, I just put the joystick option...

I have to check, I just put the joystick option for fun :D so perhaps the debounce stopped working at some time during development.
Forum: support.Hardware 26 February 2014, 02:06
Replies: 214
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Posted By mram
Where did you found it :cool?? I liked you...

Where did you found it :cool??
I liked you knob solution (it gives some retro aura...) but I was wondering just at this solution when I was thinking about improving the actual project. I didn't...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 February 2014, 01:41
Replies: 214
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Posted By mram
The led is flashing to show some SD activity or...

The led is flashing to show some SD activity or floppy drive activity.
This led is also a silent substitute of the floppy drive's sounds. if you connect this to a speaker (through a capacitor and...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 February 2014, 22:25
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Posted By mram
What elegant solution the transparent plate and...

What elegant solution the transparent plate and nice PCB work!
Forum: support.Hardware 23 February 2014, 18:57
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Posted By mram
After putting a computer inside another computer...

After putting a computer inside another computer I don't know what is right or wrong to place at a "computer"... :D
Buttons and rotaries are not the same thing, it depends on what you have to do......
Forum: News 23 February 2014, 14:37
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Posted By mram
Just for curiosity, I presume it emulates only...

Just for curiosity, I presume it emulates only one drive, right?
Forum: support.Hardware 23 February 2014, 14:35
Replies: 214
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Posted By mram
WoW! Really nice :cool :great I have to...

WoW! Really nice :cool :great

I have to speed up the next release... some night build will come :D
Forum: News 06 February 2014, 12:26
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Posted By mram
This is the link...

This is the link http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-3-5-Floppy-Disk-Drive-to-USB-emulator-Simulation-1-44MB-for-Musical-/251360060639

25-30 Eur it seems a reasonable price for dedicated hardware,...
Forum: News 06 February 2014, 11:39
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Posted By mram
Wow! Very good hack, another option for Amiga...

Wow! Very good hack, another option for Amiga people :D:D
It seems to me be back in the 90's, so much interest for this platform!

Cheap (but finally not so much cheaper than Raspberry PI drive)...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 February 2014, 00:11
Replies: 214
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Posted By mram
At the beginning I just started with that... it's...

At the beginning I just started with that... it's not really the same but it is the opposite, what is input will be the output and viceversa.

About reading Amiga floppy, the system is already...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 February 2014, 12:48
Replies: 214
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Posted By mram
Yes it works :D Good if you want to use Amiga as...

Yes it works :D Good if you want to use Amiga as a stand alone mod player :cool
Forum: support.Hardware 04 February 2014, 12:30
Replies: 214
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Posted By mram
The Raspberry get power from 5V from floppy...

The Raspberry get power from 5V from floppy connector. Taking power from it means to charge more the floppy connector. Getting power from unused 12V of floppy connector will have same result (no need...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 February 2014, 04:41
Replies: 214
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Posted By mram
Thank you ;) Exactly. Reviewing...

Thank you ;)




Exactly. Reviewing this point should be better for this part to get the 3,3 V from the Raspberry PI, pin 17.
Forum: support.Hardware 02 February 2014, 22:23
Replies: 214
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Posted By mram
Ok, it has, I found it :cheese

Ok, it has, I found it :cheese
Forum: support.Hardware 02 February 2014, 22:18
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Posted By mram
Is this with switch? I think it will be better...

Is this with switch? I think it will be better with switch in order to avoid another button...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 February 2014, 21:06
Replies: 214
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Posted By mram
here...

here http://www.amazon.com/Rearview-Monitor-screen-Backup-Camera/dp/B005CFLMNC the link of a camera similar to what I used.

The second switch will be removed, in the favor of the rotary encoder...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 February 2014, 18:14
Replies: 214
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Posted By mram
Indeed I consider this an option, the system is...

Indeed I consider this an option, the system is yet functional without display. For the power I use the 12V from floppy connector, so the only cord connected is the one you see exiting from the drive...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 February 2014, 16:59
Replies: 214
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Posted By mram
This is the preview of prototype... ...

This is the preview of prototype...

http://youtu.be/_WIVEKVjCAg

So 1 button (the rotary encoder switch) and then rolling up-down using menu...

Sorry for the video quality, just made it...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 February 2014, 16:40
Replies: 214
Views: 47,655
Posted By mram
Here the (a kind of) display I used: ...

Here the (a kind of) display I used:


(http://www.amazon.com/Rearview-Monitor-screen-Backup-Camera/dp/B005CFLMNC)
- 4,3"
- 480x272
- 12V
- <2W
- $ 18,66
Forum: support.Hardware 02 February 2014, 16:33
Replies: 214
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Posted By mram
I'm going to substitute 2 buttons with a rotary...

I'm going to substitute 2 buttons with a rotary encoder with switch, in conjunction with external display could be a real floppy manager....

This is almost the idea...
...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 January 2014, 21:22
Replies: 214
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Posted By mram
Wow! impressive work! There are also SEL2 SEL3...

Wow! impressive work! There are also SEL2 SEL3 pins, so let's go with 4 drives emulation :D

Here is another video of a DIY prototype

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVYVZ3fsesk

but the...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 January 2014, 21:08
Replies: 214
Views: 47,655
Posted By mram
Yes, the LED is for track change of all drives....

Yes, the LED is for track change of all drives. Because there is no (yet) an audio output, this could be usefull to see what's going on. It is also flashing on read/write access to SD.
Forum: support.Hardware 28 January 2014, 13:53
Replies: 214
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Posted By mram
Actually the Raspberry was pushed a lot near its...

Actually the Raspberry was pushed a lot near its limits... hardware limits. The floppy emulator is a HARD real time application, Linux on Raspberry PI as it is can't manage it.

But the real...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 January 2014, 09:38
Replies: 214
Views: 47,655
Posted By mram
Wow!! Never seen before a RED Raspberry PI!...

Wow!! Never seen before a RED Raspberry PI! Really cool :cool:cool! where did you get this?
Forum: support.Hardware 22 January 2014, 09:35
Replies: 214
Views: 47,655
Posted By mram
Very very good, and it is really an honest price....

Very very good, and it is really an honest price. It's right to consider a board like a"beta", because this solution is young and there are lot of options available. But most of them are only...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 January 2014, 12:04
Replies: 214
Views: 47,655
Posted By mram
Perhaps you mean "Protoboard (Eagle)...

Perhaps you mean "Protoboard (Eagle) Protoboard.zip"
This wasn't a real PCB, the bottom side was only vertical, it means more a "visual reference" for the stripboard usage. But finally the pad sizes...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 January 2014, 11:14
Replies: 214
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Posted By mram
Which PCB ??? Do you mean the kipper2k PCB?

Which PCB ??? Do you mean the kipper2k PCB?
Forum: support.Hardware 21 January 2014, 11:04
Replies: 214
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Posted By mram
"The original author" intends update it further,...

"The original author" intends update it further, with it's (free) time. :D
Forum: support.Hardware 20 January 2014, 06:08
Replies: 214
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Posted By mram
I don't think wait some seconds once on power up...

I don't think wait some seconds once on power up to scan all disks available can make a difference, also considering we are going to use a floppy drive which is "slow by nature"... While swapping SD,...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 January 2014, 05:57
Replies: 214
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Posted By mram
Actually waiting 7 seconds on Amiga when it...

Actually waiting 7 seconds on Amiga when it powers up doesn't seems to me a "problem". While breaking the list of disks in directories would be a nice option even if it is to be done manually, if you...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 January 2014, 13:19
Replies: 214
Views: 47,655
Posted By mram
Because this is a bare-metal solution, the kernel...

Because this is a bare-metal solution, the kernel is really little,~240KB, so it is loaded in less and started in less then 7 seconds, say "0 seconds". The rest of the time is initialization and SD...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 January 2014, 11:12
Replies: 214
Views: 47,655
Posted By mram
It is how actually works, if you CTRL+A+A and...

It is how actually works, if you CTRL+A+A and press both buttons (diskchange+savetosd) you go in floppy manager.
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