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Forum: support.Hardware 15 September 2019, 20:35
Replies: 9
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Posted By Sim085
I am no hardware expert. However when I opened a...

I am no hardware expert. However when I opened a cumana I found that it had a modified pc floppy-drive in it. An amiga floppy-drive would not work with the board inside the cumana and the...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 September 2019, 20:19
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By Sim085
Yes that is always an option. I can see that the...

Yes that is always an option. I can see that the pad was connected to a via so I guess I could solder a wire from there to the the chip leg missing the pad. However why wouldn't repairing the pad be...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 September 2019, 21:55
Replies: 0
Views: 101
Posted By Sim085
A500 rev6a chipRAM mods (1MB on motherboard)

I have seen several ChipRAM mods but none which I can find actually results in a setup similar to an A500+ (1MB ChipRAM on motherboard and 1MB ChipRAM through trap-door expansion).

From what I...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 September 2019, 13:23
Replies: 117
Views: 11,888
Posted By Sim085
Hello, I am very interested in this project. From...

Hello, I am very interested in this project. From the git repository I can see there is a v1.0 available.

Is anyone planning to sell these boards as a DIY kit?
Forum: support.Hardware 08 September 2019, 21:17
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By Sim085
Epoxy - fixing a broken pad

I have a motherboard with a broken pad. I have done some research and I have read that it can be fixed with a replacement pad and some epoxy. I have manage to get an extra pad from a broken pc...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 September 2019, 19:57
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By Sim085
My card does have a switch on/off. So regardless...

My card does have a switch on/off. So regardless of what I do to JP7, if I make the JP2 modification then if I let the trapdoor card off it is recognized as chipRAM and if I turn it on it is...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 September 2019, 19:24
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By Sim085
A500 (rev6a) 1MB chipRAM mod - avoid cutting JP7?

At the moment I am checking about mods to have an A500 rev6a motherboard see 1MB chipRAM instead of 512KB chipRAM and 512KB slowRAM. From what I understand one option is to cut JP2 pad 2 and 3 and...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 September 2019, 18:49
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By Sim085
At the moment I have in mind paula as this is the...

At the moment I have in mind paula as this is the one which has signs of underneath corrosion. However I was wondering if I could the same with all surface mounts of an A1200...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 September 2019, 13:58
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By Sim085
convert chip from sm to plcc?

Hello, I am thinking of removing an surface mounth chip to clean well the motherboard and make sure there is no corrosion going on under this.

I was wondering however, can I install a plcc socket...
Forum: support.Apps 01 September 2019, 12:09
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By Sim085
Thanks AmigaSystem. It worked :)

Thanks AmigaSystem. It worked :)
Forum: support.Apps 01 September 2019, 11:33
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By Sim085
CopyIcon tool (with gui) for Workbench 2.04 / Kickstart 2.04

Hello, I just found out that CopyIcon tool (the one with the two window panes) does not work on a system with Workbench 2.04 / Kickstart 2.04. I tried to search on aminet and I did find some command...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 August 2019, 20:37
Replies: 18
Views: 462
Posted By Sim085
I do have a spare solder station (the first one I...

I do have a spare solder station (the first one I bought) so I might try this. Today received new soldering wick. At first I had some success managed to remove solder from one of the wholes. But the...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 August 2019, 09:10
Replies: 18
Views: 462
Posted By Sim085
Thanks to all for the great advice given here :) ...

Thanks to all for the great advice given here :)
I managed to remove the RF modulator. First I de-soldered all the internal stuff I could find within it and finished up with an empty box. I then...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 August 2019, 21:24
Replies: 15
Views: 499
Posted By Sim085
Yes, I saw his site and his FAQ is very helpful....

Yes, I saw his site and his FAQ is very helpful. I'll probably send him another A1200 I have which I do not dare touch myself.

With regards to this particular A1200; It was recapped but probably...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 August 2019, 21:03
Replies: 18
Views: 462
Posted By Sim085
So trying again to remove the RF modulator... I...

So trying again to remove the RF modulator...
I can see the temperature never goes down more than 5 degrees, i.e. from 450 it goes down to 445 and then up again, etc. However the things does not...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 August 2019, 14:21
Replies: 18
Views: 462
Posted By Sim085
I have a Fixpoint Digital soldering station. It...

I have a Fixpoint Digital soldering station. It has the following technical details;

power soldering iron: ca. 48 W
soldering iron voltage: 24V
frequency: 50 Hz
temperature range: 150-450 °C
Forum: support.Hardware 29 August 2019, 13:29
Replies: 18
Views: 462
Posted By Sim085
So what temperature do i need to use?

So what temperature do i need to use?
Forum: support.Hardware 29 August 2019, 12:09
Replies: 18
Views: 462
Posted By Sim085
Desoldering A1200 RF Modulator (How did you do it?)

Hello, I am trying to desolder the RF modulator from a broken A1200 motherboard. Here is what I tried and failed so far;

1. Put the soldering station to 450 degree, put the solder head on one of...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 August 2019, 07:00
Replies: 15
Views: 499
Posted By Sim085
I took it for recap around two years ago. The...

I took it for recap around two years ago. The person who did the recap did tell me that some caps around the IDE had leaked. Later it developed a sound issue so something else must have had leaked as...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 August 2019, 20:50
Replies: 15
Views: 499
Posted By Sim085
Once I remove the chips from the motherboard how...

Once I remove the chips from the motherboard how can I clean them? Just IPA is enough?

With regards to sonic cleaning; is this an option to clean without disoldering all chips, or all chips still...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 August 2019, 17:18
Replies: 15
Views: 499
Posted By Sim085
Motherboard: Can someone help me understand what this is and how to clean it?

Hello, I have this a1200 motherboard (recapped) which I would like to clean up before I attempt any further repair works on it. I have been trying to clean it up with IPA. However I am not really...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 August 2019, 19:39
Replies: 15
Views: 516
Posted By Sim085
Sorry to go a little off topic but does this...

Sorry to go a little off topic but does this advice also apply for leaks from capacitors? i.e. - use both vinegar and IPA?
Forum: support.Hardware 22 August 2019, 18:52
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By Sim085
This reminded me that the floppy drive power...

This reminded me that the floppy drive power connector only has the +5V and GROUND wires. The other GROUND wire and +12V wire are missing. Am I correct that if it only gets +5V then it means voltage...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 August 2019, 17:03
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By Sim085
Thanks emuola, tried to search in that direction...

Thanks emuola, tried to search in that direction but the site I usually buy from still don't have. The ones they have are marked as "Tantalum Polymer Capacitors". I read Tantalum are not good.
Forum: support.Hardware 22 August 2019, 15:48
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By Sim085
Can't find exact capacitor match...

Hello, I am trying to recap a floppy drive. I have one capacitor marked as 4.7uf 25V. However when searching for Panasonic Polymer Capacitors because I read these don't leak.
I can only find either...
Forum: support.Other 16 August 2019, 08:53
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By Sim085
I can see that when using the avail command...

I can see that when using the avail command slowRAM is reported as fastRAM in Workbench 1.3. The below screenshot is with 512KB chipRAM and 1MB slowRAM.

So I can detect if the board ram is being...
Forum: Coders. General 15 August 2019, 11:58
Replies: 2
Views: 836
Posted By Sim085
+1 to this :) Discovered this option for...

+1 to this :)

Discovered this option for Colonization only a month or two ago. If I may ask, what resolution are you using?
Forum: support.Other 15 August 2019, 10:42
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By Sim085
Command to list chipRAM, fastRAM and slowRAM

Hello, is there a command which displays the amount of chipRAM, fastRAM and slowRAM?

When you boot in Workbench 3.1 the slowRAM is displayed as "other mem" and therefore if you have also fastRAM...
Forum: Hardware mods 06 August 2019, 09:37
Replies: 79
Views: 9,335
Posted By Sim085
Hello, just want to say thanks to everyone who...

Hello, just want to say thanks to everyone who works and supports these projects.
Forum: support.Hardware 26 July 2019, 18:11
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By Sim085
Thanks Daedalus :)

Thanks Daedalus :)
Forum: support.Hardware 26 July 2019, 10:51
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By Sim085
PCMCIA female connector

Would anyone know from where I can buy a pcmcia female connector compatible with the A1200 pcmcia male connector?
Forum: support.Hardware 20 July 2019, 22:19
Replies: 1
Views: 121
Posted By Sim085
A500+ 1MB expansion connected to an A500

Hello, would an A500+ 1MB expansion card work if connected to an A500? What would happen if it works? 512KB added to ChipRAM and 512KB added as SlowRAM? or the extra 512KB are simply ignored?
Forum: support.Other 13 July 2019, 16:41
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By Sim085
So when I opened whdload.prefs there was no...

So when I opened whdload.prefs there was no NoNetwork entry in the file at the end. I added this however when I try to open a whdload game I now get an error message (pop up window) saying "error...
Forum: support.Other 13 July 2019, 16:38
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By Sim085
Thanks Retro-Nerd, going to try that :)

Thanks Retro-Nerd, going to try that :)
Forum: support.Other 13 July 2019, 16:37
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By Sim085
I have opened whdload.prefs and I can see this is...

I have opened whdload.prefs and I can see this is a simple property file. I will try adding NoNetwork in there and see what happens.
Forum: support.Other 13 July 2019, 16:30
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By Sim085
I cannot do that, the whdload.prefs in S: is...

I cannot do that, the whdload.prefs in S: is marked as a Tool not a Project.
I do not have a .info associated with this icon.
Forum: support.Other 13 July 2019, 16:03
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By Sim085
WHDLoad games do not load when PCMCIA wifi card connected

Hello,

I just noticed a strange issue on my A1200. Without the PCMCIA wifi card connected WHDLoad games work without any problem. However when I connect the PCMCIA card, and have internet...
Forum: support.Apps 05 July 2019, 20:46
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By Sim085
Command to Unsnapshot, Update and Clean Up

Hello, I was wondering are there commands to unsnapshot all icons in a Workbench directory, a command to update all icons in a directory and another command to clean up a directory? or maybe some...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 July 2019, 07:31
Replies: 13
Views: 516
Posted By Sim085
Question 2 I can answer myself; found the...

Question 2 I can answer myself; found the following which might be helpful to others; https://rastport.com/products/KA21/

"KA21 may be dismounted with some thin, stiff, but not sharp tool, like...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 July 2019, 22:28
Replies: 13
Views: 516
Posted By Sim085
I got one of these and can confirm that now the...

I got one of these and can confirm that now the A1200 continues to boot to Workbench even from a cold-start.

Couple of questions; does this mean I can remove the CardPatch and CardReset commands...
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