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Forum: support.Apps 15 October 2018, 21:02
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By demolition
I think you could use this: ...

I think you could use this:
http://www.retro-commodore.eu/cf-rescue-disk-for-a600a1200/


It has LoadWB on it so you can start your WB installation from there.
Forum: support.Apps 15 October 2018, 15:31
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By demolition
FAT95 is the handler for reading FAT32...

FAT95 is the handler for reading FAT32 filesystems, which you will probably be using on those CF cards. I don't know of any alternative to compactflash.device which is able to access CF cards on the...
Forum: News 15 October 2018, 12:46
Replies: 137
Views: 4,903
Posted By demolition
Perhaps the sizes are available, but are they...

Perhaps the sizes are available, but are they also available with the correct angle, that is for the row they are used?
Forum: News 15 October 2018, 10:40
Replies: 137
Views: 4,903
Posted By demolition
Wrt. caps lock, you are right. I have been using...

Wrt. caps lock, you are right. I have been using the C64 too much I guess. :)
A transparent lens for the caps lock LED would be nice, however just having the light shine around the key would also be...
Forum: support.Apps 15 October 2018, 10:20
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By demolition
To mount a CF card you only need these three...

To mount a CF card you only need these three files:
CF0 + compactflash.device from
http://aminet.net/package/driver/media/CFD133

fat95 from
http://aminet.net/package/disk/misc/fat95

In total...
Forum: News 15 October 2018, 10:12
Replies: 261
Views: 71,223
Posted By demolition
Many people seem to be happy with their Furia...

Many people seem to be happy with their Furia accelerator, but as you mention some people have issues with it. I guess it pushes the envelope a bit hard in regards to CPU/mem/CF so it needs the right...
Forum: News 15 October 2018, 09:25
Replies: 137
Views: 4,903
Posted By demolition
This sounds awesome - I just got a mechanical...

This sounds awesome - I just got a mechanical keyboard for my C64 (MechBoard 64) and now there will soon be one for the Amiga as well. :)

The MechBoard 64 use 3D-printed adapters which makes it...
Forum: News 14 October 2018, 07:09
Replies: 43
Views: 8,324
Posted By demolition
I see no reason why it shouldn't work with 3.1.4....

I see no reason why it shouldn't work with 3.1.4. It doesn't care how you program each bit inside. :)
Forum: News 13 October 2018, 05:51
Replies: 1,133
Views: 200,066
Posted By demolition
Yes, OLED will wear out eventually, but I doubt...

Yes, OLED will wear out eventually, but I doubt you need to worry about it unless you keep the Amiga running 24/7 for years. :)
Forum: support.Hardware 11 October 2018, 22:54
Replies: 22
Views: 584
Posted By demolition
Did you check the Help page like Toni said? He's...

Did you check the Help page like Toni said? He's the one who made the software so if anyone knows how it was designed, he would be the one..
Forum: support.Apps 10 October 2018, 06:24
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By demolition
Notice that ClassicWB != Classic Workbench....

Notice that ClassicWB != Classic Workbench. ClassicWB is a fully loaded compilation so you should not be missing much.
I would suggest looking at the FULL pack:...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 October 2018, 14:34
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By demolition
Not a big deal if it is soaked. Any excess...

Not a big deal if it is soaked. Any excess alcohol will evaporate quickly. Wipe the head thoroughly but be careful not to push hard on them or they may be damaged.

With regards to the floppy, it...
Forum: support.WinUAE 09 October 2018, 14:21
Replies: 39
Views: 1,741
Posted By demolition
Sorry, I was talking about JP2 as mentioned in...

Sorry, I was talking about JP2 as mentioned in the first post. :)
Forum: Hardware pics 09 October 2018, 13:27
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By demolition
In my mind, all A520s should be binned. :) No...

In my mind, all A520s should be binned. :) No point in using RF these days when we can use RGB SCART cables. In lack of better, the composite output on the A520 can be useful though as the onboard...
Forum: support.WinUAE 09 October 2018, 13:19
Replies: 39
Views: 1,741
Posted By demolition
I have often seen this glitch on real HW as well,...

I have often seen this glitch on real HW as well, using the OCS version of the game.
Forum: support.Apps 09 October 2018, 13:18
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By demolition
For those specs I'd probably consider some WB3.9...

For those specs I'd probably consider some WB3.9 build, maybe ClassicWB. I am running CWB 3.9 on my A1200 with ACA1232 and I think it is a suitable choice for that CPU. Being ECS you probably cannot...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 October 2018, 18:34
Replies: 7
Views: 212
Posted By demolition
That is the manual for a MegAChip which upgrades...

That is the manual for a MegAChip which upgrades the Amiga to a 2MB Agnus. It is not required in order to upgrade to 1MB chip since this is already supported by the standard Agnus in a Rev. 6 A500.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 October 2018, 17:40
Replies: 18
Views: 638
Posted By demolition
Early signs being dull looking solder on the pins...

Early signs being dull looking solder on the pins of the caps, so one should check regularly to make sure it still looks fine. At least once a year I would say. When the Amiga starts acting up,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 October 2018, 16:30
Replies: 18
Views: 638
Posted By demolition
I wouldn't recommend anyone to recap an A1200...

I wouldn't recommend anyone to recap an A1200 themselves unless they are experienced in soldering SMD. If you don't do it right and isn't careful, it is easy to lift a trace on the PCB and then you...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 October 2018, 11:44
Replies: 25
Views: 680
Posted By demolition
I use the same speakers as I use for my PC and...

I use the same speakers as I use for my PC and all other computers at my work desk - a pair of Dynaudio Excite X18 speakers:
https://www.dynaudio.com/home-audio/excite/x18

They just deliver great...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 October 2018, 11:37
Replies: 18
Views: 638
Posted By demolition
20 years in storage means that the electrolytic...

20 years in storage means that the electrolytic capacitors will very likely be bad by now. While they may look fine right now, it is quite common to see them starting to fail very quickly after the...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 October 2018, 11:32
Replies: 7
Views: 212
Posted By demolition
On rev. 8 boards it will upgrade your Amiga to...

On rev. 8 boards it will upgrade your Amiga to 1MB chip, but on earlier revisions like yours it does indeed require a modification to the motherboard.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 October 2018, 16:20
Replies: 35
Views: 1,231
Posted By demolition
What should matter in the end is what the final...

What should matter in the end is what the final output looks like and not whether it came from an editor or was procedurally generated. If you can make something generated look like it was...
Forum: Hardware mods 04 October 2018, 10:11
Replies: 441
Views: 71,689
Posted By demolition
And pulsating so it can really attract attention.

And pulsating so it can really attract attention.
Forum: support.Hardware 01 October 2018, 17:07
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By demolition
Yeah, sweat is acidic which accelerates corrosion...

Yeah, sweat is acidic which accelerates corrosion on metals.
Forum: support.Hardware 01 October 2018, 16:02
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By demolition
Sounds like the PSU died, however it may not be...

Sounds like the PSU died, however it may not be you that did anything specific to cause it, except turning it on. If the caps were dried out, they might have worked a bit to begin with but due to...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 October 2018, 15:58
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By demolition
Functionality-wise it is not a problem, however I...

Functionality-wise it is not a problem, however I think the back side looks weird if the bottom shield is missing as there will be gaps around all the connectors.
Forum: News 27 September 2018, 08:27
Replies: 1,133
Views: 200,066
Posted By demolition
From...

From http://hxc2001.free.fr/floppy_drive_emulator/index.html#Download_HxCFirmwareForGotek
https://hxc2001.com/download/floppy_drive_emulator/STM32_SerialBridge.zip
Forum: Amiga scene 26 September 2018, 15:40
Replies: 197
Views: 8,204
Posted By demolition
The way I see it, Apollo is very high end and not...

The way I see it, Apollo is very high end and not something your average Amiga retro gamer would need. They would be better off with some cheaper regular accelerator like an 020/030, so reaching 1000...
Forum: News 26 September 2018, 14:17
Replies: 261
Views: 71,223
Posted By demolition
Remember that a low temperature on the heatsink...

Remember that a low temperature on the heatsink is not necessarily a good thing as it could just mean that the thermal resistance between the CPU and the heatsink is high resulting in a cool heatsink...
Forum: support.Games 25 September 2018, 14:00
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By demolition
In that case, then why does it need fixing?

In that case, then why does it need fixing?
Forum: support.Games 25 September 2018, 13:01
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By demolition
I have never seen this issue with the cracked...

I have never seen this issue with the cracked versions I've played, so any reason why you want to play that specific badly cracked version?
Forum: Amiga scene 25 September 2018, 11:13
Replies: 197
Views: 8,204
Posted By demolition
That is purely a question of how you define the...

That is purely a question of how you define the word 'emulation'. Not everybody shares the same definition of the word, thus it is a never-ending debate.

From...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 September 2018, 09:56
Replies: 197
Views: 8,204
Posted By demolition
I wouldn't be so sure about that - it sounds like...

I wouldn't be so sure about that - it sounds like he is in pain..
Forum: Amiga scene 25 September 2018, 08:14
Replies: 197
Views: 8,204
Posted By demolition
Those modern avionics can be used to navigate a...

Those modern avionics can be used to navigate a spacecraft to the moon, thus they must be emulating the Apollo Guidance Computer. :)


But no point in trying to explain what FPGAs are and how they...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 September 2018, 07:06
Replies: 197
Views: 8,204
Posted By demolition
Yeah, I'm thinking about getting my driveway...

Yeah, I'm thinking about getting my driveway paved with gold from all the money I'm receiving from them.


If they managed to sell the core to some other project and make a decent profit from it,...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 September 2018, 06:23
Replies: 197
Views: 8,204
Posted By demolition
They never claimed that the Apollo core was a...

They never claimed that the Apollo core was a true 68000. It is a new generation of cores which is compatible to 68000/020/etc.


And no, I am definitely not joking. If they had to pay even...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 September 2018, 05:57
Replies: 197
Views: 8,204
Posted By demolition
I seriously doubt they are making much money on...

I seriously doubt they are making much money on the Vampire boards. Doing a small scale production like that is not cheap and carries a lot of risk. They are surely not doing it for the paycheck as...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 September 2018, 20:48
Replies: 197
Views: 8,204
Posted By demolition
So they should work countless hours without...

So they should work countless hours without getting paid to provide regular free updates with new features which are all 100% tested and working perfectly to a piece of hardware which they are...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 September 2018, 11:51
Replies: 197
Views: 8,204
Posted By demolition
I continue to be amazed at how negative many...

I continue to be amazed at how negative many people can be.. The Vampire team provide a great product with free updates and even allow people to test new functionality in an alpha release and the...
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