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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 April 2020, 15:37
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Posted By appiah4
Are you referring to an Amiga RGB to SCART cable?...

Are you referring to an Amiga RGB to SCART cable? Or?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 April 2020, 09:23
Replies: 6,248
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Posted By appiah4
Good choices but going for the Non-X and faster...

Good choices but going for the Non-X and faster RAM (3200 or so) would have been better overall..
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 March 2020, 15:21
Replies: 751
Views: 48,374
Posted By appiah4
OK, I don't have too much time so I will be quick...

OK, I don't have too much time so I will be quick and answer only this:


SB Live is a poor choice for two reasons. 1. It has absolutely trash/shit FM synthesis emulation done at a software level...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 March 2020, 05:53
Replies: 751
Views: 48,374
Posted By appiah4
Not really.. Yamaha YMF724/744, ESS Solo-1 and...

Not really.. Yamaha YMF724/744, ESS Solo-1 and Fortemedia FM801 chipset PCI cards are still abundant and cheap for non-ISA systems and have better DOS compatibility and FM sound..

Do a search for...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 March 2020, 23:59
Replies: 751
Views: 48,374
Posted By appiah4
I have nothing against the advice above but I...

I have nothing against the advice above but I have to point out that the SB PCI 128 and SB Live are overall terrible for DOS.
Forum: Amiga scene 05 March 2020, 07:20
Replies: 825
Views: 161,598
Posted By appiah4
I don't have the connector issue at all, hav eyou...

I don't have the connector issue at all, hav eyou tried cleaning the edge connector on your PCB with contact cleaners?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 February 2020, 15:00
Replies: 751
Views: 48,374
Posted By appiah4
True, but expansion slot count becomes an issue...

True, but expansion slot count becomes an issue particularly if you are building an mATX system, which I like to do with Slot-1 stuff from time to time. Banshee has its uses. I particularly like it...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 February 2020, 11:26
Replies: 751
Views: 48,374
Posted By appiah4
But it has its own advantages; the clockspeed is...

But it has its own advantages; the clockspeed is higher, the memory can be overclocked async (and many models come as such), it has better IQ and it supports DX 6.0.
Forum: Amiga scene 21 February 2020, 14:52
Replies: 825
Views: 161,598
Posted By appiah4
That's the A500 mounting, not A1000. A1000...

That's the A500 mounting, not A1000.

A1000 faces the other way around, with CF cards facing back but NOT upside down; ie. dismo still visible on top:
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 February 2020, 12:12
Replies: 751
Views: 48,374
Posted By appiah4
I have all voodoo cards up to and including the...

I have all voodoo cards up to and including the Voodoo 3 (no 4 or 5 though). I can tell you that the real world performance difference is not great at 800x600 and below resolutions, and the Voodoo 2...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 February 2020, 12:10
Replies: 825
Views: 161,598
Posted By appiah4
Opposite as in the CF cards face towards the back...

Opposite as in the CF cards face towards the back rather than being upside down?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 February 2020, 08:17
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Posted By appiah4
The Banshee is roughly on par with a Voodoo 2...

The Banshee is roughly on par with a Voodoo 2 which is slightly faster than a TNT so that puts the Banshee pretty much on equal footing as a TNT, at 16-bit rendering. What the Banshee lacks in...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 February 2020, 12:46
Replies: 751
Views: 48,374
Posted By appiah4
I wouldn't mind trading away a Banshee AGP for...

I wouldn't mind trading away a Banshee AGP for some other x86 or Amiga hardware at this point, I have too many.
Forum: support.Hardware 13 February 2020, 05:26
Replies: 11
Views: 768
Posted By appiah4
At 14MHz or 21MHz?

At 14MHz or 21MHz?
Forum: support.Hardware 12 February 2020, 14:34
Replies: 11
Views: 768
Posted By appiah4
Well.. this is the only only image I can find of...

Well.. this is the only only image I can find of the new board;


https://icomp.de/shop-icomp/assets/images/5/aca500p_bigdismo-e2450cc5.jpg


Bigger LED display, button placement is different,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 February 2020, 11:17
Replies: 751
Views: 48,374
Posted By appiah4
Prices on even Socket 370 stuff have started to...

Prices on even Socket 370 stuff have started to go up surprisingly of late. Even though I wouldn't really bother with it, even Socket 478 is starting to heat up. Socket A has been very expensive...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 February 2020, 13:58
Replies: 11
Views: 768
Posted By appiah4
Both boards come at 14MHz but the new chip is...

Both boards come at 14MHz but the new chip is guaranteed to OC to at least 21MHz (whereas the old one had no OC guarantee..)


My old revision board OCs to 42MHz just fine but I use it at 21MHz...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 February 2020, 14:38
Replies: 11
Views: 768
Posted By appiah4
iComp ACA500Plus revision differences

Apparently the ACA500Plus now has a new revision; so aside from a larger led display and an updated CPU (SEC000@21MHz vs EC000@14MHz) is there any other substantial difference in the hardware? Also,...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 February 2020, 10:10
Replies: 20
Views: 840
Posted By appiah4
I'm also curious about what adapter and what...

I'm also curious about what adapter and what driver is being used here..
Forum: support.Games 05 February 2020, 14:50
Replies: 11
Views: 821
Posted By appiah4
Wait, what, this game exists for the Amiga?.....

Wait, what, this game exists for the Amiga?.. *mindblown*
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 February 2020, 06:39
Replies: 751
Views: 48,374
Posted By appiah4
Hey, thanks for the nice words. The...

Hey, thanks for the nice words.

The Butterfly is a SiS6326 PCI card, the image was wrong! I fixed that :)

I don't have updated photos of the first five builds, they have had their housings...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 February 2020, 09:18
Replies: 20
Views: 840
Posted By appiah4
Is it compatible with the ACA500+?

Is it compatible with the ACA500+?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 February 2020, 07:55
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Views: 48,374
Posted By appiah4
Just wanted to drop a link...

Just wanted to drop a link (http://retronautics.h2o.gen.tr) to my x86 collection web gallery :)
Forum: support.Hardware 03 February 2020, 09:44
Replies: 20
Views: 840
Posted By appiah4
I will certainly get in touch with you once I get...

I will certainly get in touch with you once I get my Plipbox built and running. :D
Forum: support.Hardware 03 February 2020, 09:40
Replies: 20
Views: 840
Posted By appiah4
I have a friend in Germany who can bring this to...

I have a friend in Germany who can bring this to me soon; so all I need is this, the Arduino Nano V3 and an Ethernet Shield board? :blased
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 February 2020, 09:36
Replies: 751
Views: 48,374
Posted By appiah4
It is hit and miss but works with most big...

It is hit and miss but works with most big titles.. That is a good question, and Serdaco should probably include at least a list of games that are known to work through TSR or patch.
Forum: support.Hardware 31 January 2020, 13:56
Replies: 20
Views: 840
Posted By appiah4
All Amiga BBS software are equally alien to me so...

All Amiga BBS software are equally alien to me so going with someone I can ask for support from the author sounds like a good idea :D



I will look into this, I couldn't make out what PCB I need...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 January 2020, 13:54
Replies: 751
Views: 48,374
Posted By appiah4
I have a 386SX25, a 486SX33, a P133, a K6-2/500,...

I have a 386SX25, a 486SX33, a P133, a K6-2/500, a P3-1200 and an A64-3700 as well as several OEM PCs from the P/PII/PIII era :)

If you want OPL3 FM Synth music on a laptop that has no OPL3 try...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 January 2020, 11:59
Replies: 20
Views: 840
Posted By appiah4
Is there an open source project git and/or...

Is there an open source project git and/or tutorial with BOM and Gerber files etc. for this? I would much appreciate a link, 15 EUR sounds mmmm perfect :)




No, I have never run a BBS on an...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 January 2020, 11:52
Replies: 751
Views: 48,374
Posted By appiah4
So happy to stumble into this topic, I have an...

So happy to stumble into this topic, I have an extensive collection of x86 hardware and x86 computers, I will be keeping an eye here :)
Forum: support.Hardware 31 January 2020, 10:15
Replies: 20
Views: 840
Posted By appiah4
I have a standard ACA500+ that runs stable at...

I have a standard ACA500+ that runs stable at 42MHz, web browsing is still out the window? Not that I mind too much, FTP, telnet and email are my primary concerns. So I should actually be looking...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 January 2020, 08:40
Replies: 101
Views: 33,954
Posted By appiah4
Github is a much better way to deal with it and I...

Github is a much better way to deal with it and I do not have much time to actually browse the forum as a working dad anymore, apologies for not being too active :( Please give me a link to the git...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 January 2020, 08:38
Replies: 20
Views: 840
Posted By appiah4
Getting the A500 online in 2020, options?

I have an ACA500Plus so I am already considering X-Surf 500 by icomp.

I also know a regular here sells the serial port WiModem232 (which I almost bought a year ago and I still am considering..)
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 May 2019, 11:31
Replies: 47
Views: 2,879
Posted By appiah4
Playing Dungeon Master after Eye of the Beholder...

Playing Dungeon Master after Eye of the Beholder can be frustrating, it is pretty archaic in comparison in all regards. Might and Magic and Ishar are their own things and Ishar is probably the most...
Forum: Hardware mods 20 May 2019, 14:46
Replies: 14
Views: 1,833
Posted By appiah4
Those cases cost more than what an A2000 would...

Those cases cost more than what an A2000 would cost to obtain for me.. I'm amazed at how expensive they are!
Forum: Hardware mods 20 May 2019, 09:39
Replies: 14
Views: 1,833
Posted By appiah4
Amiga motherboards in PC/Tower cases

I found a source selling untested A1200/2000/3000/4000 motherboards. He apparently got them from decommissioned computers from TV channels.


Can any of these be somewhat easily installed in PC a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 May 2019, 12:51
Replies: 6,248
Views: 1,144,293
Posted By appiah4
I've been busy with retro PC stuff for a while...

I've been busy with retro PC stuff for a while now, but in the mean time I did pick up these (Bonus Objective: Spot the PC game :) )

https://i.postimg.cc/kBmCyk28/Amiga-Grand-Prix.jpg...
Forum: Hardware mods 26 December 2018, 14:58
Replies: 522
Views: 129,729
Posted By appiah4
Just wanted to thank Pete for generously donating...

Just wanted to thank Pete for generously donating my Rev1 board, I thank him every time my A500 turns on and remembers the time. :cool
Forum: support.Hardware 26 December 2018, 14:55
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By appiah4
I have this unit and an A500 but do not know how...

I have this unit and an A500 but do not know how to connect the A500 to it, do I need a MIDI interface device of some kind?
Forum: News 18 June 2018, 16:24
Replies: 1,258
Views: 270,576
Posted By appiah4
For clarification's sake, this seperate download...

For clarification's sake, this seperate download is (and always is?) more up to date than the one in the firmware ZIP's WIP_Alpha/File_Selector folder, right? So to stay up to date, one has to flash...
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