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Forum: Hardware mods 08 November 2018, 07:03
Replies: 4,059
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Posted By dalek
what?!?!? who nuked all your posts?

what?!?!? who nuked all your posts?
Forum: support.Hardware 06 November 2018, 03:41
Replies: 34
Views: 1,308
Posted By dalek
if you are still struggling, a quick hack might...

if you are still struggling, a quick hack might be to fit the jack, then on the solder side, wrap some short lengths of solid copper wire around each flat leg flush against the pcb to bridge the gaps.
Forum: support.Apps 05 November 2018, 06:43
Replies: 15
Views: 3,826
Posted By dalek
There is one I've heard of - it will update your...

There is one I've heard of - it will update your os with silent changes and you may have lost money in the process. It delivers it's payload by eager users clicking on a weblink but that was...
Forum: support.OtherUAE 05 November 2018, 00:53
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By dalek
very cool!

very cool!
Forum: support.Hardware 01 November 2018, 15:08
Replies: 12
Views: 1,328
Posted By dalek
I don't know if it works on a rev 3 but the...

I don't know if it works on a rev 3 but the standard answer these days is to replace kickstart with diagrom: http://www.diagrom.com/ and then check the output via serial connection for clues.
Forum: Amiga scene 30 October 2018, 09:30
Replies: 375
Views: 28,593
Posted By dalek
The way I see it, Cloanto: * have in the past...

The way I see it, Cloanto:
* have in the past helped WinUAE
* provide a platform for beginners that is easy to use and legal (we'll get to that in a minute)
* provide physical ROMs for 3.1 and 3.X...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 October 2018, 01:03
Replies: 375
Views: 28,593
Posted By dalek
Oh wow. Reading from page 21 is interesting. ...

Oh wow. Reading from page 21 is interesting.


Basically Amiga Inc. have come in and said Hyperion have overstepped the mark and are in breach of their settlement agreement in providing 3.1.4,...
Forum: Hardware mods 26 October 2018, 03:16
Replies: 4,059
Views: 354,961
Posted By dalek
Have you seen Mike Sterling's SPI drivers for the...

Have you seen Mike Sterling's SPI drivers for the "k1208"?

Looks like he already has the network module working. They are GPLv3 and as I understand it that board is a fork of the TF320 (so the...
Forum: support.Apps 18 October 2018, 04:39
Replies: 29
Views: 1,093
Posted By dalek
Maybe both your cables are bad? I came across...

Maybe both your cables are bad? I came across some schematics too in case you haven't seen them:
(EAB FTP) Commodore_Amiga/Collection/BBS/Alfred_Amiga_Console_BBS/Tools1/VBS-BEST.LHA
(EAB FTP)...
Forum: support.Apps 16 October 2018, 17:04
Replies: 29
Views: 1,093
Posted By dalek
Just a thought - to rule out a data issue, have...

Just a thought - to rule out a data issue, have you tried creating a new backup on to a new VHS tape and then tried to restore it?

The 3.1 you tried - was it the original commodore one or the...
Forum: Hardware mods 27 September 2018, 15:29
Replies: 4,059
Views: 354,961
Posted By dalek
Humm...

Humm https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Amiga-Atari-TerribleFire-530-Accelerator-PCB-only-rev3/153190595965

Maybe I should start selling my spares :nuts
Forum: support.Hardware 18 September 2018, 04:49
Replies: 91
Views: 3,743
Posted By dalek
Mine passes the SCC test just fine. The two left...

Mine passes the SCC test just fine. The two left CIAs though come up as bad. Not sure if this is because I am on a PAL system or not. Since they are cheap I ordered another two from Chinabay to...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 September 2018, 11:08
Replies: 91
Views: 3,743
Posted By dalek
Also see here:...

Also see here: https://68kmla.org/forums/index.php?/topic/27215-fitting-a-scsi2sd-in-a-68k-mac/ for how to setup a SCSI2SD with SCSI vendor and product strings to make it look like a mac drive.
Forum: support.Hardware 14 September 2018, 11:04
Replies: 91
Views: 3,743
Posted By dalek
The corner pins are soldered with the legs of the...

The corner pins are soldered with the legs of the crystal.
The ones in between are just filled through holes - solder is flat and it all looks original.


If I get a chance on the weekend I'll...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 September 2018, 08:33
Replies: 91
Views: 3,743
Posted By dalek
My totally unrelated to the others emplant board...

My totally unrelated to the others emplant board has Z85C3008PSC SCC chip too. So I think they were shipped with them.

The socketed crystal on Pheonix's is interesting though. Mine is soldered...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 September 2018, 18:05
Replies: 39
Views: 3,963
Posted By dalek
Your videos are cool - I'm no good at drawing but...

Your videos are cool - I'm no good at drawing but I am enjoying seeing how it's done :)
Forum: MarketPlace 31 August 2018, 08:14
Replies: 1,736
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Views: 335,173
Posted By dalek
It should be a crime to post items for sale...

It should be a crime to post items for sale without a photograph clearly showing the battery area.


Can already see acid on the network card and video card - probably dripped down :/ Can't...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 August 2018, 15:21
Replies: 75
Views: 7,557
Posted By dalek
What really frustrates me is that useful...

What really frustrates me is that useful information is no longer available - not even via the wayback machine. I certainly won't be posting any useful information over there ever again :(
Forum: Hardware mods 10 August 2018, 02:46
Replies: 4,059
Views: 354,961
Posted By dalek
I don't know who that seller is, but to be fair,...

I don't know who that seller is, but to be fair, they have clearly stated that Stephen is the designer and are offering it at a fair price (which I believe is one of the project goals).

The logo...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 August 2018, 03:43
Replies: 94
Views: 17,288
Posted By dalek
If you want to improve the GBS picture, start...

If you want to improve the GBS picture, start looking here: https://github.com/ramapcsx2/gbs-control
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 August 2018, 14:19
Replies: 26
Views: 1,308
Posted By dalek
YES! Thank you for bringing this up - I haven't...

YES! Thank you for bringing this up - I haven't been able to remember it's name for years! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kq5Y_ogiyi0 loved it!
Forum: support.Hardware 06 August 2018, 05:13
Replies: 10
Views: 282
Posted By dalek
check out thingiverse.com (search: gotek) - lots...

check out thingiverse.com (search: gotek) - lots of 3D printed options that do what you want
Forum: support.Apps 04 August 2018, 08:34
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By dalek
If you googled "Workbench 2.04 adf" and ended up...

If you googled "Workbench 2.04 adf" and ended up here this is the wrong site - no adf images of workbench here.
Forum: Hardware mods 02 August 2018, 04:38
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By dalek
There are also a few of these little projects on...

There are also a few of these little projects on aminet in the hardware category (http://aminet.net/search?path[]=docs/hard&desc=mouse) - you would just need to combine the ones you want.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 August 2018, 08:09
Replies: 65
Views: 4,981
Posted By dalek
I've been thinking of doing a Raspberry Pi Zero...

I've been thinking of doing a Raspberry Pi Zero (w/ bluetooth) connected to the same hardware shifters used in the CD32 pad. Then use a PS3 bluetooth controller (libraries already exist for the PI).
Forum: support.Hardware 30 July 2018, 17:51
Replies: 18
Views: 1,027
Posted By dalek
Everything you need to know is here:...

Everything you need to know is here: https://github.com/keirf/FlashFloppy/wiki

Any old 34pin china gotek will be fine to flash - the wiki has the models to avoid
Forum: support.Hardware 27 July 2018, 09:20
Replies: 39
Views: 1,177
Posted By dalek
I think all those mouse port pins are active low...

I think all those mouse port pins are active low - so e.g. pressing a button drags the signal to ground. Same with the pulsing for movement I think - move the mouse while checking and you should get...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 July 2018, 05:26
Replies: 39
Views: 1,177
Posted By dalek
Oh, I saw in your other thread "...Including I...

Oh, I saw in your other thread "...Including I made the little circuit to produce the -5v and everything seems to be working great.
EXCEPT..."

How are you generating the -5V? As a test, try...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 July 2018, 03:25
Replies: 39
Views: 1,177
Posted By dalek
If you check the schematics +VID is also used on...

If you check the schematics +VID is also used on the video hybrid and video clock regenerator circuit. Ian's guide...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 July 2018, 10:52
Replies: 39
Views: 1,177
Posted By dalek
So this is in the 3000 that you replaced the PSU...

So this is in the 3000 that you replaced the PSU with an ATX one?

If the PSU is cutting out and restarting it's likely detecting a short. I'd recheck your wiring - something sounds wrong.
...
Forum: support.Amix 25 July 2018, 14:51
Replies: 7
Views: 1,736
Posted By dalek
Oh s%^$t - I did some digging - if you do a whois...

Oh s%^$t - I did some digging - if you do a whois on namecheap for failsure.net you get the registrant as Andrew Whitlock of Atlanta. Some googling gives some sad news indeed...
Forum: support.Amix 25 July 2018, 14:46
Replies: 7
Views: 1,736
Posted By dalek
I found an email - failsure at <insert well known...

I found an email - failsure at <insert well known google web mail suffix> - is that the one you tried? If we can't get hold of him then it would be good to get the info back up somewhere.

There...
Forum: support.Amix 24 July 2018, 09:38
Replies: 7
Views: 1,736
Posted By dalek
Update: looks like since the site went down it's...

Update: looks like since the site went down it's contents are now available on the wayback machine:

https://web.archive.org/web/20170129053415/https://amix.failsure.net/tiki-index.php

I've...
Forum: support.Amix 16 July 2018, 04:19
Replies: 7
Views: 1,736
Posted By dalek
I think I saw somewhere that the intention is it...

I think I saw somewhere that the intention is it was moving to: http://amigaunix.com/ but I too would be keen on knowing. If it isn't coming back we should start a new resource.
Forum: support.Hardware 11 July 2018, 07:01
Replies: 84
Views: 8,924
Posted By dalek
well done! looking good :)

well done! looking good :)
Forum: support.Hardware 09 July 2018, 15:45
Replies: 18
Views: 616
Posted By dalek
yep with the lacie psu's the older models are...

yep with the lacie psu's the older models are known to fail (usually the 12v rail) so worth checking with a multimeter if you can your voltages under load.

Also needs to be mentioned to change the...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 July 2018, 13:48
Replies: 30
Views: 28,140
Posted By dalek
great link - here it is at archive.org:...

great link - here it is at archive.org: https://web.archive.org/web/20171017073522/http://lilliput.amiga-projects.net/Indie.htm

this type of content would be better served on a wiki somewhere -...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 July 2018, 14:00
Replies: 18
Views: 616
Posted By dalek
Yeah could be PSU - some of the cheap ones don't...

Yeah could be PSU - some of the cheap ones don't supply enough current for the CD32. What are the specs of your PSU?

Easy to make an adaptor and use an ATX PSU:...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 07 July 2018, 09:59
Replies: 23
Views: 2,771
Posted By dalek
let's all hit the report button! I just did...

let's all hit the report button! I just did...
Forum: Amiga scene 03 July 2018, 01:17
Replies: 75
Views: 7,557
Posted By dalek
Usual practice is to leave your site up while you...

Usual practice is to leave your site up while you do all your dev and test in the background on a copy of your system, then one reasonable outage where you move your changes to the running site.
...
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