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Forum: support.Hardware 25 September 2018, 17:49
Replies: 10
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Posted By Mick_AKA
Sorted the dodgy links. If it’s a DAC...

Sorted the dodgy links.

If it’s a DAC failiure I may well have to scrap this board as replacing it is well past my soldering capabilities :(
Forum: support.Hardware 24 September 2018, 17:21
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By Mick_AKA
Good news, recap went okay and A1200 is booting...

Good news, recap went okay and A1200 is booting to workbench.

Bad news, here’s the RGB output:

https://preview.ibb.co/bx0jrp/21_A62824_88_FD_46_F5_B6_D8_06864_A8_BB766.jpg[/url]


Here’s...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 September 2018, 00:50
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By Mick_AKA
Kinda wanna replace those 2 SMD caps on the...

Kinda wanna replace those 2 SMD caps on the underside of the board but I have to buy a bag of 50 haha
are they bi-polarity?
Forum: support.Hardware 23 September 2018, 20:53
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By Mick_AKA
Ah I see, thanks for the info, I'm a bit out of...

Ah I see, thanks for the info, I'm a bit out of my depth with this sort of stuff, used to working on very old amps and radios.
Looks like I need to look elsewhere for the reasons the board wouldn't...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 September 2018, 18:53
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By Mick_AKA
A1200 a mess, advice needed..

Hi everyone,

So I haven't opened up my A1200 for some time and this afternoon is simply presented me with a dark grey screen, obviously I think oh oh leaky caps.

Open her up and visually...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 September 2018, 02:26
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By Mick_AKA
Clearing out some box files of old paperwork...

Found the original receipt for my A500+

https://preview.ibb.co/bOqvNK/42291116_10161123730175311_7221560811813076992_n.jpg
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 31 August 2018, 14:43
Replies: 94
Views: 20,918
Posted By Mick_AKA
16 year bump :)

16 year bump :)
Forum: OT - Technical 31 August 2018, 14:39
Replies: 18
Views: 1,331
Posted By Mick_AKA
Sounds like the issue I had back with my 700...

Sounds like the issue I had back with my 700 series card, that was a faulty GPU unfortunately :(
Forum: Amiga scene 31 August 2018, 14:29
Replies: 67
Views: 3,441
Posted By Mick_AKA
I hadn't really been keeping up with resale...

I hadn't really been keeping up with resale prices so after seeing this thread I took a look, wow!
Stock, un-expanded A1200s going near the £300 mark, CD32s going for batshit money...

Lost for...
Forum: Hardware pics 16 October 2017, 10:47
Replies: 11
Views: 2,277
Posted By Mick_AKA
Digging around I found another much older pic...

Digging around I found another much older pic from the very first time I painted it, I totally forgot that it had been silver before black.

https://image.ibb.co/gPB8vm/a1200.jpg
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 October 2017, 12:39
Replies: 12
Views: 1,267
Posted By Mick_AKA
Don't know if they sorted it out in later...

Don't know if they sorted it out in later versions, but I got one of the black and red and one of the blue and silver USB Comp Pros and they were both laggy as hell.
Mine have been sat in a drawer...
Forum: Hardware pics 30 September 2017, 17:57
Replies: 11
Views: 2,277
Posted By Mick_AKA
Pulled them all off a CDTV keyboard, not...

Pulled them all off a CDTV keyboard, not something I’d do nowadays but they were plentiful and cheap back when I did it.
Forum: support.Hardware 29 September 2017, 22:21
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By Mick_AKA
I'm not particularly bothered about repairing as...

I'm not particularly bothered about repairing as RGB is working fine, I just need to sort anything that's going to damage the system further long term,
Forum: support.Hardware 29 September 2017, 21:16
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By Mick_AKA
Composite and RF problem

So this isn't a major issue with me as I generally use RGB SCART which is working fine but I wanted to play cannon fodder on my CRT while the other half was watching TV and it doesn't have SCART,...
Forum: Hardware pics 24 September 2017, 16:28
Replies: 11
Views: 2,277
Posted By Mick_AKA
Its and old SCSI caddy loader, was connected with...

Its and old SCSI caddy loader, was connected with my surf squirrel I just dont have that plugged into the amiga in the pic :)



Originally:
Rub down, coat of plastic primer, rub down another...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 September 2017, 16:11
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By Mick_AKA
Works well in Euro72 productivity but sadly...

Works well in Euro72 productivity but sadly absolutely no other setting displays properly, looks like the search continues...

By the way this was a Hanon/Digimate L-1715
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 September 2017, 16:41
Replies: 27
Views: 3,629
Posted By Mick_AKA
I rather fancied owning one a few years back but...

I rather fancied owning one a few years back but the prices have gone crazy for them now and theres not enough games/software to attract me to it.
Forum: Hardware pics 23 September 2017, 15:53
Replies: 11
Views: 2,277
Posted By Mick_AKA
Waaaay back when I originally painted it was...

Waaaay back when I originally painted it was satin black, but so many people back then were doing black or red when I came around to painting it again I decided on blue as I hadn't seen another that...
Forum: Hardware pics 23 September 2017, 00:46
Replies: 11
Views: 2,277
Posted By Mick_AKA
My A1200 after 10 years in storage

Just before it was packed away in 2007:

https://image.ibb.co/jASG9Q/IMG_0061.jpg

After a clean and a coat of paint this week:

https://image.ibb.co/kY1yOk/IMG_62.jpg

It's good to be back...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 September 2017, 03:38
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By Mick_AKA
All working perfectly with that software, many...

All working perfectly with that software, many thanks :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 September 2017, 00:34
Replies: 785
Views: 157,677
Posted By Mick_AKA
I'm in the middle of re-installing everything...

I'm in the middle of re-installing everything after pulling my A1200 out of storage and finding the hard disk dead so here's my very uninteresting WB3.1 screen.
...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 September 2017, 00:09
Replies: 23
Views: 1,860
Posted By Mick_AKA
I think I'll put this on the back burner for now...

I think I'll put this on the back burner for now until I have a mate around to help with it, the petrol method first and then break out the dremel if it doesn't work.
Forum: support.Hardware 19 September 2017, 21:31
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By Mick_AKA
There's definitely only two versions of ACATune...

There's definitely only two versions of ACATune on the floppy, I assumed the one in the 40Mhz folder was for this card but that one doesn't detect it at all.

I shall try the download you suggest...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 September 2017, 19:17
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By Mick_AKA
Thanks for the link, I think the confusion has a...

Thanks for the link, I think the confusion has a risen from AmigaKit sending me the old software on disk with the card.
Forum: support.Hardware 19 September 2017, 19:07
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By Mick_AKA
Should have also mentioned that workbench itself...

Should have also mentioned that workbench itself appears to be detecting all the RAM on the card.
Forum: support.Hardware 19 September 2017, 18:57
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By Mick_AKA
Thanks for the advice, I'll take a look when I...

Thanks for the advice, I'll take a look when I get home I was extremely carful installing the card so hopefully I've just not fully cleaned the edge connector properly.

AmigaKit actually shipped...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 September 2017, 18:11
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By Mick_AKA
ACA 1233n issues or me?

So I grabbed a shiny new ACA 1233n 40MHz with 128MB from AmigaKit, arrived nice and quickly and I excitedly slotted it in to my A1200 and installed ACATune.

All seemed to be working ok but then...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 September 2017, 17:54
Replies: 23
Views: 1,860
Posted By Mick_AKA
Its two halves but they seem to be bonded...

Its two halves but they seem to be bonded together with something, I may hand this over to a friend to open up as I have very shaky hands.
Forum: support.Hardware 18 September 2017, 23:22
Replies: 23
Views: 1,860
Posted By Mick_AKA
I have a couple of other Vidis so was using a...

I have a couple of other Vidis so was using a power supply from a 24.

It looks like I'm going to have to cut it open as the black casing is completely sealed.
Forum: support.Hardware 18 September 2017, 20:35
Replies: 23
Views: 1,860
Posted By Mick_AKA
I've had no luck with it at all sadly :( I'm...

I've had no luck with it at all sadly :(

I'm wondering now if Phantom was correct about it being a non-working prototype or perhaps it's simply broken.
Forum: support.Hardware 15 September 2017, 18:09
Replies: 23
Views: 1,860
Posted By Mick_AKA
I'll give it a go when I get home tonight :)

I'll give it a go when I get home tonight :)
Forum: support.Hardware 15 September 2017, 17:29
Replies: 23
Views: 1,860
Posted By Mick_AKA
It's not recognised by any editions of the...

It's not recognised by any editions of the software, I want to open it but it appears to be a sealed unit and I'm a bit worried about damaging the casing.
Forum: support.Hardware 15 September 2017, 15:20
Replies: 23
Views: 1,860
Posted By Mick_AKA
Came across this thing again today, still know...

Came across this thing again today, still know nothing about it...

https://preview.ibb.co/fdFPKQ/IMG_1045.jpg

https://preview.ibb.co/iB8YDk/IMG_1046.jpg
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 13 September 2017, 19:20
Replies: 94
Views: 20,918
Posted By Mick_AKA
I honestly don't remember 100% but during the...

I honestly don't remember 100% but during the period I was only buying Amiga mags and the occasional issue of PC Format and CD Rom User so there's a good chance it was amiga related.
Forum: support.Hardware 13 September 2017, 13:51
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By Mick_AKA
would there be any way of using a PC or Mac to...

would there be any way of using a PC or Mac to force some 15khz screen modes through it to test before I spend money on a cable/converter?
Forum: support.Hardware 13 September 2017, 11:44
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By Mick_AKA
Hanon monitor Amiga compatiblity.

You'll have to excuse my ignorance when it comes to monitors, back in the day I went straight from a TV to a scandoubler and a Sony CRT.

Looking at this chart do you thing there's any chance this...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 September 2017, 20:36
Replies: 1
Views: 197
Posted By Mick_AKA
Subway USB Drawing Tablets

I've been trawling through a lot of old threads but cant find anything about this specifically.

So has anyone tried any USB drawing tablets through Subway USB, and will any of the existing drivers...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 September 2017, 19:30
Replies: 5,829
Views: 931,851
Posted By Mick_AKA
Got a text message from AmigaKit saying that my...

Got a text message from AmigaKit saying that my accelerator will be delivered tomorrow, ordered on Saturday night.
Forum: MarketPlace 09 September 2017, 16:18
Replies: 1
Views: 370
Posted By Mick_AKA
ACA 1233N came back in to stock so this is no...

ACA 1233N came back in to stock so this is no longer required :)
Forum: News 09 September 2017, 11:21
Replies: 20
Views: 3,628
Posted By Mick_AKA
And I thought Sega dev kit was pricey, geeeez!

And I thought Sega dev kit was pricey, geeeez!
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