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Forum: Hardware pics 20 May 2020, 01:43
Replies: 16
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Posted By Vypr
Not a bad solution. I toyed with a SquirrelSCSI...

Not a bad solution. I toyed with a SquirrelSCSI on mine before giving up due to the SquirrelSCSI having a badly designed connector that mangled the pins in the PCMCIA port on two different Amiga...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 May 2020, 01:37
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By Vypr
A high pitched whine is usually the first sign of...

A high pitched whine is usually the first sign of the flyback transformer starting to fail.
Replacing a flyback transformer is tricky at the best of times and not something that would be...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 May 2020, 10:56
Replies: 9
Views: 264
Posted By Vypr
What accelerator card is it?, it might be...

What accelerator card is it?, it might be possible to 3D print an appropriate cover which will take into account the dimensions of the card.
Forum: support.Hardware 07 May 2020, 14:16
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By Vypr
I've had this happen multiple times with SD...

I've had this happen multiple times with SD cards, what usually works is to switch it to a WinUAE drive.
Then when in OWkrkench, go to HDToolbox Info and change the device type from scsi.device to...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 May 2020, 14:07
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By Vypr
I checked with my own Checkmate keyboard adaptor...

I checked with my own Checkmate keyboard adaptor and the pinout is slightly different from the standard PC XT layout that the PC KEy uses.

As you can see fromt he diagram below, VCC and GND are...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 May 2020, 02:40
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By Vypr
That's a bit overcomplicated and more expensive...

That's a bit overcomplicated and more expensive than necessary..
What would be better is to just buy the keyboard case and the two parts I linked to.
The socket I linked to fits perfectly into the...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 May 2020, 23:36
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By Vypr
No it won't. The PC-Key has an AT keybaord...

No it won't.
The PC-Key has an AT keybaord socket which is a 5 pin DIN plug. The Checkmate adapter uses 7 pin Dins as there are two extra lines for the floppy and Power LED's.

However, it's not...
Forum: Hardware mods 04 May 2020, 12:45
Replies: 46
Views: 7,134
Posted By Vypr
It looks like the V2 has been replaced with the...

It looks like the V2 has been replaced with the V3, the old V2 files are gone.
Forum: support.Hardware 02 May 2020, 17:37
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By Vypr
Yes,the Gotek won;t work with the Amiga while it...

Yes,the Gotek won;t work with the Amiga while it is in Firmware flash mode.
Forum: support.Hardware 02 May 2020, 01:25
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By Vypr
The process for installing hte driver is around...

The process for installing hte driver is around the 1:50 mark
It's easier to go to Device Manager, right click the 'unknown Device' in the list and select update driver.
Do you have a picture of...
Forum: Hardware mods 30 April 2020, 00:54
Replies: 46
Views: 7,134
Posted By Vypr
I bought 10 DRAM chips, enough to make 5 boards...

I bought 10 DRAM chips, enough to make 5 boards and built 2 V2 and 2 V3 boards. The V2 boards worked fine but the V3's both caused heavy graphical corruption and would not boot
Forum: Hardware mods 29 April 2020, 23:40
Replies: 46
Views: 7,134
Posted By Vypr
I never got the V3 to work, even with new chips,...

I never got the V3 to work, even with new chips, my belief is the extended tracks are introducing too much latency on the signal.
Forum: News 23 April 2020, 21:38
Replies: 56
Views: 5,910
Posted By Vypr
Red face D'oh! :o I tried every rename instead of that. ...

D'oh! :o I tried every rename instead of that.
Got it working now. Much nicer looking than AWeb.
Forum: News 23 April 2020, 19:57
Replies: 56
Views: 5,910
Posted By Vypr
I recived two files - Ibrowse25key.dat and...

I recived two files - Ibrowse25key.dat and Ibrowse2Key.dat, Obviously one for 2.5 and one for 2.4
Tried both files in the iBrowse directory with no luck.
Forum: News 23 April 2020, 18:33
Replies: 56
Views: 5,910
Posted By Vypr
Looking for some help here. I've bought and...

Looking for some help here. I've bought and received a licence key for iBrowse 2.5.2 and put it int he iBrowse directory but every time iBrowse open it still says it is an unlicensed demo version.
...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 April 2020, 01:10
Replies: 48
Views: 2,912
Posted By Vypr
Hmmm, I have an A4000 with a 3660 and BigRamPlus...

Hmmm, I have an A4000 with a 3660 and BigRamPlus card and didn;t have a problem with them. The 6 flashes on the Power LED definitely sounds like a problem talking to the CPU. I had similar symptoms...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 April 2020, 09:39
Replies: 67
Views: 3,314
Posted By Vypr
For now at least. Mozilla will be turning off FTP...

For now at least. Mozilla will be turning off FTP by default in version 77 due out in June and removing it completely in later versions
Forum: support.Hardware 05 April 2020, 14:21
Replies: 67
Views: 3,314
Posted By Vypr
Most broswers have removed FTP support, you can...

Most broswers have removed FTP support, you can try downloading Filezilla
Forum: support.Hardware 31 March 2020, 14:01
Replies: 15
Views: 777
Posted By Vypr
One of these might be what you're looking for ...

One of these might be what you're looking for

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Gotek-Floppy-External-Drive-Adapter-for-Commodore-Amiga-Cables-included/174217779637?hash=item28903059b5:g:6~oAAOSwC4xeafbk
Forum: support.Hardware 23 March 2020, 15:11
Replies: 21
Views: 738
Posted By Vypr
easiest way is to select "Execute Command" on the...

easiest way is to select "Execute Command" on the menu and enter the following

ed devs:Dosdrivers/CD0
Forum: support.Hardware 23 March 2020, 01:08
Replies: 21
Views: 738
Posted By Vypr
There is a readme file in the archive that should...

There is a readme file in the archive that should tell you what files go where. Not at my machine at the moment so I'm trying to remember but I believe you have to copy setcdfs to the C directory...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 March 2020, 22:41
Replies: 21
Views: 738
Posted By Vypr
Your big problem, as you found out, is getting...

Your big problem, as you found out, is getting files onto the hard drive. The method I use is to replace the floppy drive with a Gotek. With that you can use something like ADFOpus to copy the files...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 March 2020, 12:55
Replies: 21
Views: 738
Posted By Vypr
Very much possible as I have the same setup on my...

Very much possible as I have the same setup on my A500, although I am using a Kickstart 2 ROM with an A590 with SCSI2SD for the hard drive and an external SCSI CD Drive hanging off the back of it
...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 March 2020, 16:10
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By Vypr
I have a fully populated 2058 board although it...

I have a fully populated 2058 board although it as a pig finding the chips for it. It worked quite well although it is now superfluous since I got my hands on a 2060 accelerator with 128Mb RAM
Forum: support.Hardware 18 March 2020, 08:40
Replies: 16
Views: 1,152
Posted By Vypr
My 500++ displayed the same symptoms occasionally...

My 500++ displayed the same symptoms occasionally after I put the board in a Checkmate case. After a few hours usage the system would lock up and every subsequent reboot the screen would only show...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 March 2020, 12:09
Replies: 6
Views: 707
Posted By Vypr
The yellow wires would have been installed at the...

The yellow wires would have been installed at the factory, you have a fairly early revision board there (1B), morecommonly you'll see 2B and 1D4 revisions. I had a 1B board with the same yellow wire....
Forum: support.Hardware 12 March 2020, 16:52
Replies: 14
Views: 655
Posted By Vypr
Could be a faulty Buster chip, do you have a...

Could be a faulty Buster chip, do you have a spare you can swap with?
Forum: Hardware pics 10 March 2020, 00:27
Replies: 14
Views: 1,520
Posted By Vypr
Good news everyone! [/farnsworth] The new...

Good news everyone! [/farnsworth]

The new connector boards arrived this evening. Assembled the first one and spent a couple of hours scratching my head as although the board lit up, the Power LEd...
Forum: Hardware mods 08 March 2020, 17:16
Replies: 4
Views: 727
Posted By Vypr
If you fancy building one yourself: ...

If you fancy building one yourself:

https://www.pcbway.com/project/shareproject/Amiga_DIL64toPLCC68.html
Forum: support.Hardware 08 March 2020, 14:45
Replies: 12
Views: 878
Posted By Vypr
First, clip the batteries off and scrub the area...

First, clip the batteries off and scrub the area with white vinegar to neutralize any remian alkali.
Check the pins on any nearby chips for sign of corrosion. On the A2000, pay particular note to...
Forum: Hardware pics 05 March 2020, 10:14
Replies: 14
Views: 1,520
Posted By Vypr
New LEDS are in and added to the board. They look...

New LEDS are in and added to the board. They look nice and bright compared to the previous board as well.

https://i.imgur.com/12HqLH6.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/6YZP6zx.jpg...
Forum: Hardware pics 01 March 2020, 14:13
Replies: 14
Views: 1,520
Posted By Vypr
I've already populated the board with the...

I've already populated the board with the resistors, transistors and the header pin, if you want I can send you one of these boards and you can add the LED's yourself?

I have also made the PCB...
Forum: Hardware pics 28 February 2020, 20:11
Replies: 14
Views: 1,520
Posted By Vypr
LED boards arrived today, they appear to work,...

LED boards arrived today, they appear to work, the only minor issue is the mounting holes are slightly off, nothing a few minutes work with a small drill can't fix. I'll have to order some more LED's...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 February 2020, 20:08
Replies: 22
Views: 1,245
Posted By Vypr
The CIA's handle most of the interface ports as...

The CIA's handle most of the interface ports as well as the system timers so if they are bad (or in my case, upside down) They will cause problems.
Forum: support.Hardware 28 February 2020, 16:42
Replies: 22
Views: 1,245
Posted By Vypr
Have you checked the CIA's? I was fixing an A500...

Have you checked the CIA's? I was fixing an A500 with a similar issue that turned out to be me stupidly putting in one of the CIA's upside down while doing the "Swap the chips to see if it helps the...
Forum: Hardware pics 26 February 2020, 20:27
Replies: 14
Views: 1,520
Posted By Vypr
Update: header board that sits on the Amiga...

Update:

header board that sits on the Amiga mainboard will need refabbed, it turns out I missed a connection to ground, once I put a jumper wire on the missing connection, the known working LED...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 February 2020, 20:49
Replies: 30
Views: 1,540
Posted By Vypr
That'sas it should be. Consult this site to...

That'sas it should be.

Consult this site to see where the other pads should connect to:

http://amigapcb.org
Forum: support.Hardware 24 February 2020, 09:43
Replies: 30
Views: 1,540
Posted By Vypr
I'm no expert on this but from my reading of the...

I'm no expert on this but from my reading of the schematic, that's part of the circuit that drives the clock signal between Alice and Lisa. The connection looks a bit tenuous so it's possible as the...
Forum: Hardware pics 23 February 2020, 01:27
Replies: 14
Views: 1,520
Posted By Vypr
Well,t he bad news is the little interface board...

Well,t he bad news is the little interface board that feeds up to the LED board is a no go. Spent several hours checking and double checking the routing on the boards and making sure I was using the...
Forum: Hardware pics 20 February 2020, 11:07
Replies: 14
Views: 1,520
Posted By Vypr
Well, the interface boards that sit on the A1200...

Well, the interface boards that sit on the A1200 headers should arrive later on today, the LED boards are still being fabricated. Hopefully I will find out today if I have routed the circuit board...
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