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Forum: support.Hardware 29 June 2020, 19:33
Replies: 10
Views: 271
Posted By cbmeeks
I really want to get a 3D printer for that very...

I really want to get a 3D printer for that very purpose. I have lots of little projects like that. I also need the front cover for my Amiga 1000.
Forum: support.Hardware 29 June 2020, 17:38
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By cbmeeks
Thanks for this info! I have this card and it's...

Thanks for this info! I have this card and it's not working. I also have an 8MiB Supra card that works. So I will probably save fixing this card until later...but this info is great to have.
Forum: support.Hardware 29 June 2020, 17:30
Replies: 10
Views: 271
Posted By cbmeeks
Ah, I could fix that. I didn't notice it when I...

Ah, I could fix that. I didn't notice it when I was cleaning the drive.

Still wished I could find a face plate and eject button. My Amiga 2000 looks like someone smiling with a front tooth...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 June 2020, 13:42
Replies: 10
Views: 271
Posted By cbmeeks
Thanks, but my Amiga 2000 is missing the floppy...

Thanks, but my Amiga 2000 is missing the floppy cover (currently trying to locate one).
It's also missing the eject thumb button.

So that explains why I don't see it. It's in the cover. :-)
Forum: support.Hardware 28 June 2020, 01:23
Replies: 10
Views: 271
Posted By cbmeeks
Ah, I thought that might have been the case but I...

Ah, I thought that might have been the case but I don't see the LED on the drive itself (I did actually look) so either it's broken or missing.

Thanks!
Forum: support.Hardware 28 June 2020, 01:22
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By cbmeeks
Commodore A25000 RAM expansion not working

I have a Commodore A25000 RAM expansion board. I can't remember where I got it or if it ever worked.



I just restored my A2000 (rev4.1) and I thought I would give this board a shot. When I...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 June 2020, 00:17
Replies: 10
Views: 271
Posted By cbmeeks
Where is the floppy LED connector on my Amiga 2000?

Silly question, but for the life of me, I can't find the connector for the floppy LED on my Amiga 2000 (rev4.1).


Since I haven't used this in over 20+ years, I don't ever remember if it was even...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 June 2020, 04:24
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By cbmeeks
Awesome!! Thanks!

Awesome!!


Thanks!
Forum: support.Hardware 18 June 2020, 18:16
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By cbmeeks
I'm afraid you are correct on this one. I cannot...

I'm afraid you are correct on this one. I cannot find one on Mouser. They have an 86 pin edge connector but the spacing is not the same and it has flanges.


Anyone know where I can source one? ...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 June 2020, 05:33
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By cbmeeks
SUCCESS!!! I finally put the scope on it...

SUCCESS!!!


I finally put the scope on it and noticed that the address bus and data bus were held high.


I also tested the reset and clock which both appeared OK.


So then I toned out...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 June 2020, 04:54
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By cbmeeks
Another Amiga 2000 black screen

I'm trying to restore my Amiga 2000 REV4.1 board.


It had corrosion from the Varta battery. I have repaired two traces but I'm wondering if there might be more damage. Here is what I've done so...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 June 2020, 04:40
Replies: 0
Views: 167
Posted By cbmeeks
Amiga 2000 floppy drive face plate

Does anyone know where I can get a face plate for my Amiga 2000 floppy drive? I have the 3.5” drive but it’s missing the face.

I don’t think a conventional PC floppy plate would work (too...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 June 2020, 20:15
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By cbmeeks
Thanks, that link worked.

Thanks, that link worked.
Forum: support.Hardware 07 June 2020, 12:27
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By cbmeeks
That video is what inspired me to finally get the...

That video is what inspired me to finally get the A2000 off my shelf and start repairing it. GadgetUK also did a great series recently on the A2000.








Thanks, I knew I wasn't crazy. ...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 June 2020, 03:07
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By cbmeeks
Getting a "file not found" on that URL. ...

Getting a "file not found" on that URL. Perhaps a typo or maybe an old server?

Thanks!
Forum: support.Hardware 06 June 2020, 23:26
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By cbmeeks
Varta strikes again! (Amiga 2000 Help)

So I decided to start restoring my Amiga 2000. I knew that a Varta battery had leaked years ago (I removed it long ago) but the damage was already done.


Not until today have I seen the true...
Forum: support.Apps 05 June 2020, 22:40
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By cbmeeks
How do I create a Workbench disk?

I need to create a real Workbench 1.3 disk to test some of my 1.3 Amigas.


The only Amigas I have with hard drives are a 1200 and 600. So what I'd like to do is transfer WB1.3 to my Amiga 1200...
Forum: Coders. General 29 May 2020, 17:30
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By cbmeeks
Question on dual playfield mode

I think I already know the answer to this question, but I can't seem to find a reference.


In dual playfield mode, you have 6 bitplanes total. Three for the background and three for the...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 May 2020, 04:49
Replies: 15
Views: 475
Posted By cbmeeks
Well, you were correct. I put a standard socket...

Well, you were correct. I put a standard socket in there with a chip and the keyboard definitely was pressing down on the chip.

Fortunately, I found some ultra-low profile sockets pretty cheap so...
Forum: support.WinUAE 28 May 2020, 03:38
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By cbmeeks
All great ideas. Sounds like a fun project for...

All great ideas. Sounds like a fun project for me to work on this week. :-D
Forum: support.WinUAE 27 May 2020, 22:50
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By cbmeeks
Sorry, I'm not sure how Dropbox would work? I...

Sorry, I'm not sure how Dropbox would work? I use Dropbox for all of my code. My build process (for vasm) copies the compiled binary over to my WinUAE mounted folder. So that works well.


What...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 May 2020, 16:31
Replies: 15
Views: 475
Posted By cbmeeks
Good idea. I didn't think of that. I actually...

Good idea. I didn't think of that. I actually found some sockets I had that are 20 pin (dual wipe). I then searched for low profile sockets and they honestly look the same size as what I got. ...
Forum: support.WinUAE 27 May 2020, 03:51
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By cbmeeks
AMOS Cross Platform?

I haven’t done 68k assembly in about 30 years. I am relearning it, however.

I also was a huge AMOS user in the day. So I was wondering if there was an easy way to program AMOS in Notepad++ and...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 May 2020, 03:23
Replies: 15
Views: 475
Posted By cbmeeks
I just confirmed my Agnus is the 8372. I also...

I just confirmed my Agnus is the 8372. I also just ordered some more RAM for onboard. Of course, I forgot to order sockets. lol So that will be next.

After I add this, and do the jumper...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 May 2020, 14:03
Replies: 15
Views: 475
Posted By cbmeeks
I thought slow RAM was Chip RAM?

I thought slow RAM was Chip RAM?
Forum: support.Hardware 26 May 2020, 03:34
Replies: 15
Views: 475
Posted By cbmeeks
Ah, thanks for the clarification. So, as it...

Ah, thanks for the clarification.

So, as it stands now...with 512K onboard and another 512K in the trapdoor, do I have 1MB of chip RAM now?

I have four A500's total. Three of them are REV5...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 May 2020, 22:23
Replies: 15
Views: 475
Posted By cbmeeks
Amiga 500 memory upgrades

I have an Amiga 500 REV6A that has the trapdoor memory expansion. On the board itself, it says 512K/1M. It has four soldered RAM chips and four empty spaces. I assume for bumping the onboard...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 May 2020, 21:54
Replies: 20
Views: 730
Posted By cbmeeks
That looks awesome. I wished I had known about...

That looks awesome. I wished I had known about that months ago.
Forum: support.Hardware 23 May 2020, 06:20
Replies: 20
Views: 730
Posted By cbmeeks
Well, for me, this was software and art I created...

Well, for me, this was software and art I created in the early 90's. So they originated on an actual Amiga. In 2020, I will create stuff on my modern, multiple-backed-up PC and push to an Amiga. ...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 May 2020, 17:20
Replies: 20
Views: 730
Posted By cbmeeks
FYI, this was the key to backing up my data the...

FYI, this was the key to backing up my data the fastest!


I didn't use the dd command, I just dragged-n-dropped to a CF after I figured out how to install fat95/CFD.


I ran into a couple...
Forum: support.Apps 22 May 2020, 05:13
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By cbmeeks
Need to zip up my Amiga files...

I finally figured out how to transfer my files from my real Amiga 1200 to my PC.


But this one file at a time business is getting old real fast.


I know the Amiga uses lha as a...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 May 2020, 05:10
Replies: 20
Views: 730
Posted By cbmeeks
OMG...I just tried KERMIT protocol and it work. ...

OMG...I just tried KERMIT protocol and it work. LOL.

Disregard!
Forum: support.Hardware 22 May 2020, 05:09
Replies: 20
Views: 730
Posted By cbmeeks
Update: I got Tera Term on my Windows 10...

Update:


I got Tera Term on my Windows 10 PC to connect to my Amiga 1200 over TCP/IP using a WiModem232.


I can send text files with no problem. So that's awesome!


However, it's failing...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 May 2020, 20:00
Replies: 20
Views: 730
Posted By cbmeeks
That would be awesome. If someone had the files...

That would be awesome. If someone had the files I needed to setup my CF on my real Amiga, I would be grateful and could probably send a little cash their way. I just really want to files off that...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 May 2020, 19:28
Replies: 20
Views: 730
Posted By cbmeeks
Good news is that I got the WiModem232 to connect...

Good news is that I got the WiModem232 to connect to a BBS. So at least I have some type of online ability.

Is there a way to browse aminet and download the files I need?

I tried the following...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 May 2020, 18:24
Replies: 20
Views: 730
Posted By cbmeeks
Thanks for the suggestions. I should mention...

Thanks for the suggestions.

I should mention that I already have a terminal program on the Amiga. Would it be possible/easy to use the WiModem232 and download the fat95 and cfd online somewhere...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 May 2020, 08:23
Replies: 20
Views: 730
Posted By cbmeeks
Unhappy Need to backup old A1200 data!

I just recapped my A1200. I am the original owner and I'm having a blast looking at the awful code I created back in 1994. :-)


Anyway, I really want to get all of that data off and backed up to...
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 May 2020, 04:37
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By cbmeeks
Thanks for you reply. I only see the...

Thanks for you reply.


I only see the following options:

UAEGFX
UAEGFX Zorro II
UAEGFX Zorro III
Picasso II Zorro II
Picasso II+ Zorro II
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 May 2020, 03:18
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By cbmeeks
Different graphics cards for the A1200?

While I've had WinUAE installed for years, I've never really gotten into the more advanced options like expansion devices.


I've setup a A1200 and I thought I would try emulating some of the more...
Forum: request.Apps 14 May 2020, 20:10
Replies: 1
Views: 1,375
Posted By cbmeeks
Hello. Sorry to dig up such an old post. I was...

Hello. Sorry to dig up such an old post. I was searching for the Turbo Plus Scene Editor and found this post.

I am the original author of the Turbo Scene Editor for AMOS Pro. I wrote it years...
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