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Forum: Amiga scene 27 May 2020, 03:39
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Posted By Marchie
Retro Project Amiga channel.

'Channel' is perhaps a generous description for a scant couple of videos in as many years, but I've finished new video: Trash to Bad-Ass, where I restore a busted-up A1200. Hope you folks like:
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Forum: News 25 May 2020, 13:13
Replies: 108
Views: 14,099
Posted By Marchie
If you're brave enough, you can render straight...

If you're brave enough, you can render straight to an anim file that you can bring into DPaint or Deluxe Video.
Forum: support.Hardware 19 May 2020, 09:14
Replies: 45
Views: 1,235
Posted By Marchie
Always great to see an A2000 coming back to life....

Always great to see an A2000 coming back to life. Enjoyed your thread, good luck getting the system up and gaming again!
Forum: support.Hardware 14 May 2020, 04:14
Replies: 28
Views: 2,485
Posted By Marchie
Hi Guys, I havc changed m router and...

Hi Guys,

I havc changed m router and therefore wireless network name/password. Can someone tell me easily where the settings file is for prism2.device so I can update it?

EDIT: Found it -...
Forum: News 28 April 2020, 15:37
Replies: 178
Views: 16,513
Posted By Marchie
Just awesome work guys. I'll be signing up, can't...

Just awesome work guys. I'll be signing up, can't wait to play this. I've been playing the awful Amiga port of Final Fight for too long now...
Forum: News 23 April 2020, 13:48
Replies: 178
Views: 16,513
Posted By Marchie
Sweet, thanks!

Sweet, thanks!
Forum: News 23 April 2020, 04:15
Replies: 178
Views: 16,513
Posted By Marchie
Any news on this one? Still looks amazing.

Any news on this one? Still looks amazing.
Forum: Amiga scene 23 April 2020, 04:10
Replies: 412
Views: 56,338
Posted By Marchie
This is simply amazing, keep it up KK, can't wait...

This is simply amazing, keep it up KK, can't wait to wow people with this running on a real A500.
Forum: support.Hardware 12 March 2020, 00:25
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By Marchie
I have a 33Mhz 68882 in my MkIII and it runs...

I have a 33Mhz 68882 in my MkIII and it runs happily, can't speak for a 16Mhz piece though.

There is a jumper to run the FPU asynchronously with the CPU too, you will need a crystal too though....
Forum: support.Hardware 27 February 2020, 23:55
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By Marchie
Ok, so the switches are actually soldered...

Ok, so the switches are actually soldered straight onto the pcb (with that black plastic bit inbetween), so I'm not getting them off anytime soon. The upside is that means it should be a single-sided...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 February 2020, 00:04
Replies: 13
Views: 1,191
Posted By Marchie
Amiga gear you don't have to sell a kidney to buy...

Amiga gear you don't have to sell a kidney to buy is always welcome. Apollo announced they were offering a free licensed version of the 080 core a while back:
...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 February 2020, 02:06
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By Marchie
That's a seriously cool piece of hardware there...

That's a seriously cool piece of hardware there Glen M, well done!

Liked your video too!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 February 2020, 12:47
Replies: 24
Views: 1,598
Posted By Marchie
Chip RAM specifically. Especially if you want to...

Chip RAM specifically. Especially if you want to bring reference images into modeller.


I remember running Imagine happily on 1mb chip, but LW just seems to be pickier. It runs on 1mb chip, but...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 February 2020, 23:28
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By Marchie
Sounds cool, would love to see it.

Sounds cool, would love to see it.
Forum: support.Hardware 18 February 2020, 23:25
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By Marchie
There is every change it's just a bit stuck -...

There is every change it's just a bit stuck - hair dryer might be a good idea.
Forum: support.Hardware 18 February 2020, 12:08
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By Marchie
Here she be. Crude, but it works! 4...

Here she be. Crude, but it works!

4 double-switches and one single: on-off-on
Forum: support.Hardware 18 February 2020, 11:59
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By Marchie
Yeah, I guess I thought the circuits always went...

Yeah, I guess I thought the circuits always went in weird diagonal patterns, so having a straight row out seemed odd (but I'm far from an expert).

Have you any experience taking these apart? I've...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 February 2020, 22:27
Replies: 145
Views: 34,037
Posted By Marchie
Sorry for the beginner question but I'm stuggling...

Sorry for the beginner question but I'm stuggling to get samples to play properly on this - I start with 16-bit wav on the PC, downsample to 8-bit, (22, 11 or 8 Khz) drag over to the Amiga and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 February 2020, 22:21
Replies: 24
Views: 1,598
Posted By Marchie
Lightwave, even though it will run in 1meg chip,...

Lightwave, even though it will run in 1meg chip, regularly gives out-of-memory errors without 2mb.
Forum: support.Hardware 16 February 2020, 22:18
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By Marchie
A2000 keyboard repair.

I have a 'space invader' A2000 keyboard and the number row has stopped working (keypad numbers still good) as well as the up cursor and right shift. I've reflowed, then replaced replaced the...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 February 2020, 22:08
Replies: 25
Views: 2,493
Posted By Marchie
Super smooth, really nice!

Super smooth, really nice!
Forum: support.Hardware 14 January 2020, 23:19
Replies: 36
Views: 1,234
Posted By Marchie
These are the best value for money out there I...

These are the best value for money out there I think.


Just remember to mod your A500 for 1meg chip (easy enough on a rev 5 or rev 6).
Forum: support.Hardware 14 January 2020, 04:02
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By Marchie
I'm working on a switch and am nearly done now,...

I'm working on a switch and am nearly done now, will update on whether it works hopefully this week...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 January 2020, 11:09
Replies: 62
Views: 4,487
Posted By Marchie
I think this sums it up well, arcade-perfect...

I think this sums it up well, arcade-perfect 50fps no, but good-looking, fun, playable conversions of arcades games of the day were definitely possible.


But why make arcade conversion the gold...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 December 2019, 00:44
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By Marchie
Joystick switcher for CD32?

Hey folks,


I find I'm increasingly want to use my Amigas (and CD32) with mouse as well as two joysticks/joypads. The main problem being that most (all?) the joystick switchers out there don't...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 December 2019, 13:11
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By Marchie
Sweet! Good on you for keeping this site up...

Sweet!

Good on you for keeping this site up and running!
Forum: support.Hardware 16 December 2019, 13:07
Replies: 32
Views: 1,891
Posted By Marchie
Disable CPU caches has fixed it completely! ...

Disable CPU caches has fixed it completely!

Is there any automatic way to disable CPU caches? (ie: can I build it into the boot sequence of disks that need it for example?)

Glad you suggested...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 December 2019, 23:38
Replies: 32
Views: 1,891
Posted By Marchie
Amiga Test Kit didn't reveal any issues - mem,...

Amiga Test Kit didn't reveal any issues - mem, CIAs, etc. all good. For sound test it just puts a sine wave out each channel (all good).

I get sound problems from adf but not when running the same...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 December 2019, 01:55
Replies: 32
Views: 1,891
Posted By Marchie
Ok, so the audio problem is kind of intermittent...

Ok, so the audio problem is kind of intermittent -

I was happily playing mods for a while there and thought all was well, but sadly no...

For example, while playing Golden Axe the music will...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 December 2019, 01:54
Replies: 27
Views: 1,195
Posted By Marchie
My card is 'classic' era and it doesn't play nice...

My card is 'classic' era and it doesn't play nice with PCMCIA beyond 4meg.





Interesting to think that ClassicWb may be creating unnecessary RAM/PCMCIA conflicts. It's just so convenient...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 December 2019, 23:21
Replies: 27
Views: 1,195
Posted By Marchie
I tried an 8meg card with 3.0 ROMs and 3.1 with...

I tried an 8meg card with 3.0 ROMs and 3.1 with patches, etc. and got nothing but crashes/non-boots. If anyone else actually has PCMCIA working with 8meg RAM (excepting cards with 32-bit mem...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 November 2019, 04:41
Replies: 63
Views: 5,957
Posted By Marchie
I'm curious as to how or why the adf would have...

I'm curious as to how or why the adf would have better music than the original disk? (floppy on an A1000/1.5meg compared to adf on A1200/10meg)
Forum: Amiga scene 27 November 2019, 00:12
Replies: 63
Views: 5,957
Posted By Marchie
Games that are better from ADF than WHDLoad

Hi All,

I have recently been playing Golden Axe on my A1200 and I noticed that the game is noticeably better running off gotek than WHDload:

* It runs faster (to be expected because WHDload...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 November 2019, 23:47
Replies: 31
Views: 1,883
Posted By Marchie
Nah, we had BBC and Acorns at Aussie schools too....

Nah, we had BBC and Acorns at Aussie schools too. Boring garbage.

My high school did have one single A2000 in the art department though. They sold it soon after I started. I bought it, and still...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 November 2019, 00:04
Replies: 32
Views: 1,891
Posted By Marchie
Just when I thought it was all working... ...

Just when I thought it was all working...

Audio is wrong - I'm getting at least some sound from both speakers, but not getting all the audio channels.

What's the best way to troubleshoot this?...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 November 2019, 00:00
Replies: 32
Views: 1,891
Posted By Marchie
Update: rust from the frame was all over the...

Update: rust from the frame was all over the mebrane, when I tried to gently wipe it off with warm water the membrane delaminated: fail.

A500 keyboard connected to the keyboard test header works a...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 November 2019, 13:31
Replies: 28
Views: 2,485
Posted By Marchie
Well, if I must ... ;)

Well, if I must ... ;)
Forum: support.Hardware 15 November 2019, 13:42
Replies: 28
Views: 2,485
Posted By Marchie
WOOOOOO!!!! It has taken a long time, but I...

WOOOOOO!!!!

It has taken a long time, but I can finally make my first post here FROM MY AMIGA 1200!

I know everyone else here got their Amigas online in 1997 and got over it by 2002, but for me...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 November 2019, 23:36
Replies: 412
Views: 56,338
Posted By Marchie
Definitely give it a try, Resolve is great (and,...

Definitely give it a try, Resolve is great (and, most importanlty, FREE!). I switched from Premiere a couple of years ago and never looked back.

Really keen to see some more video of this project,...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 November 2019, 23:39
Replies: 21
Views: 1,340
Posted By Marchie
Both the Blizzard and the hard drives (if they're...

Both the Blizzard and the hard drives (if they're actual drives, not CF cards) draw significant amounts of power, so it could be that your power supply is dying, maybe try another PSU (if you have...
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