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Forum: support.Hardware 08 September 2018, 20:23
Replies: 19
Views: 803
Posted By jbenam
As for me, I was just answering your thread title...

As for me, I was just answering your thread title by recalling my own experiences. If it was called "help how do I repair my drive" I probably wouldn't have replied with that post :)

Well yeah,...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 September 2018, 08:18
Replies: 19
Views: 803
Posted By jbenam
It's highly dependent on how ruined is the disk....

It's highly dependent on how ruined is the disk. I've had very ruined disks from which I *really* wanted to take data off which made the drive not read anything after just a few tries. Some IPA...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 September 2018, 01:11
Replies: 19
Views: 803
Posted By jbenam
Indeed, I had a few drives stop reading anything...

Indeed, I had a few drives stop reading anything after inserting too many disks of unknown origin. Luckily enough IPA was enough to get them working again.

Since I've recently acquired a boatload...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 September 2018, 08:07
Replies: 2,754
Views: 250,958
Posted By jbenam
Managed to snatch a K1 this morning at a good...

Managed to snatch a K1 this morning at a good price :D Thanks again, guys. Can't wait!
Forum: support.Hardware 04 September 2018, 23:50
Replies: 2,754
Views: 250,958
Posted By jbenam
Cheers mate (and thank you grelbfarlk too!) sent...

Cheers mate (and thank you grelbfarlk too!) sent the eBay vendor a message, but he won't ship to Europe :( I'll have to check out one of those shipping services.

If I were to go the PMC way, how...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 September 2018, 11:27
Replies: 2,754
Views: 250,958
Posted By jbenam
Would you mind sending me the auction link via...

Would you mind sending me the auction link via PM? I'm searching for it, but I can't see it on eBay at all. I suspect some IP geofencing shenanigans.

Thanks!
Forum: support.Hardware 03 September 2018, 21:09
Replies: 2,754
Views: 250,958
Posted By jbenam
So support for bridges needs to come from Elbox?...

So support for bridges needs to come from Elbox? I suppose we won't be seeing anything from you guys then? :(

I can't manage to find a Killer K1/M1 here in Europe. The few sellers on eBay who have...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 August 2018, 22:01
Replies: 2,754
Views: 250,958
Posted By jbenam
Indeed, that is what I'm doing here - I'm gladly...

Indeed, that is what I'm doing here - I'm gladly putting my wallet and soldering iron on the line for the sake of SCIENCE :laughing
I hereby offer myself and my PCIe Bridge + Killer 2100 (when I get...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 August 2018, 18:14
Replies: 2,754
Views: 250,958
Posted By jbenam
I've already ordered it, gonna order a StarTech...

I've already ordered it, gonna order a StarTech adapter soon too, I've found some for a decent price - will be a while before I'll be able to test it though, as I'm still looking for a Mediator.
Forum: support.Hardware 16 August 2018, 23:09
Replies: 2,754
Views: 250,958
Posted By jbenam
Craaaaap. I must've got it mixed up with those I...

Craaaaap. I must've got it mixed up with those I was watching on eBay... Oh well, I suppose I'll be the first one to test those! :D
Forum: support.Hardware 16 August 2018, 20:19
Replies: 2,754
Views: 250,958
Posted By jbenam
Alright, nabbed one of those "LittleWeenie" cards...

Alright, nabbed one of those "LittleWeenie" cards nexus linked me to. Anyone has some advice for a dirt-cheap PCI-to-PCIe Adapter I can buy?
Thanks :D
Forum: support.Hardware 14 August 2018, 19:34
Replies: 2,754
Views: 250,958
Posted By jbenam
Indeed, I was just joking around :) I'll wait for...

Indeed, I was just joking around :) I'll wait for a kind soul to send me a PM, then :D
Forum: support.Hardware 14 August 2018, 15:33
Replies: 2,754
Views: 250,958
Posted By jbenam
Okay, so I've been following this from the...

Okay, so I've been following this from the sidelines (lurking) and I'm ready to get onboard :D Congrats to Hedeon et al for the massive achievements posted in this thread.

I'm looking for a...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 July 2018, 11:54
Replies: 0
Views: 114
Posted By jbenam
Help, 1084S black screen and buzzing noise

Hi guys,

My recently-acquired 1084S kicked the bucket after lending it to a friend which played with it for 5-6 hours straight. A strange smell came out and the screen started doing a buzzing...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 March 2018, 11:57
Replies: 93
Views: 16,475
Posted By jbenam
Yep, I did (welp, noticed your reply on this...

Yep, I did (welp, noticed your reply on this thread almost one year later while googling for some OSSC info, since I'm still planning to get one) and it's an amazing monitor. You can kinda see the...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 December 2017, 10:33
Replies: 59
Views: 4,747
Posted By jbenam
Excellent job guys, I'm glad we finally have a...

Excellent job guys, I'm glad we finally have a game on our beloved Amigas to immortalize childhood heroes like Bud (RIP) and Terence! :D

I'll definitely play this during the holidays, with a...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 December 2017, 11:55
Replies: 46
Views: 5,911
Posted By jbenam
Well, it was a risk that saved my BPPC, so I tip...

Well, it was a risk that saved my BPPC, so I tip my hat off to you, sir! Thanks again :D

Still waiting for a new PPC to come from China (kinda scared to do BGA soldering, I have to admit) but last...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 27 October 2017, 10:23
Replies: 14
Views: 1,314
Posted By jbenam
If you care for image quality, stay away from the...

If you care for image quality, stay away from the GBS-8220. Bought one for a friend - it's one of the worst images I've ever seen. Composite is probably better.

Tested it on multiple TVs and...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 17 October 2017, 11:07
Replies: 25
Views: 2,731
Posted By jbenam
Ouch, sorry, didn't know that :sad

Ouch, sorry, didn't know that :sad
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 16 October 2017, 11:56
Replies: 25
Views: 2,731
Posted By jbenam
I'll gladly take it off your hands and repair it...

I'll gladly take it off your hands and repair it and care for it, if you still have it :D Always wanted an A2000!
Forum: Amiga scene 07 August 2017, 11:55
Replies: 332
Views: 46,061
Posted By jbenam
No floppy header? What were they thinking? ...

No floppy header? What were they thinking?

No Amiga is an Amiga without a floppy drive! ;)

Looks like I'll be waiting for Vampire V5, which will come out in 6 months and will be adding a floppy...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 July 2017, 14:08
Replies: 13
Views: 1,085
Posted By jbenam
Yep, tested it with two 060s (one is confirmed...

Yep, tested it with two 060s (one is confirmed working in my Apollo 1260). Same issue. I even tried something like 12 different SIMMs...

Tonight I'll try with the "Free Config" option in the...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 July 2017, 15:46
Replies: 13
Views: 1,085
Posted By jbenam
Again, another update. I've found out that...

Again, another update.

I've found out that just by leaving the SIMM out, the BPPC would boot.

I was then able to use BlizzPPC040Update and even BlizzPPC060Update (since I updated it to 060, as...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 July 2017, 23:15
Replies: 13
Views: 1,085
Posted By jbenam
So, little update - it now "boots" again after...

So, little update - it now "boots" again after soldering a new socket and if I press 2 it boots to WB (card isn't detected though). Without flash I can see the 040 CPU but not much else.

I bought...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 June 2017, 20:00
Replies: 13
Views: 1,085
Posted By jbenam
Thanks for confirming! The card isn't working at...

Thanks for confirming! The card isn't working at the moment, more details underneath.



Nice to see you on here as well :D

So, a little update: the Flash is most certainly damaged, as I've...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 June 2017, 14:36
Replies: 13
Views: 1,085
Posted By jbenam
That's great, I just need you to probe the...

That's great, I just need you to probe the nearest point for the Output pin for both sockets :bowdown

Even if they're dead, the oscillator socket should be okay (dead BPPC = probably the flashrom...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 June 2017, 00:14
Replies: 13
Views: 1,085
Posted By jbenam
Usually, yes, but I wonder if it's the case on...

Usually, yes, but I wonder if it's the case on the BPPC as well? I can see they've bothered to connect it to something, but now that I notice it, it seems like an empty pad... In some datasheets, pin...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 June 2017, 22:40
Replies: 13
Views: 1,085
Posted By jbenam
Help with Blizzard PPC needed!

Hi mates,

I'm giving another shot at repairing my Blizzard PPC 040 - I bought it used years ago and it came with the oscillator sockets TORN from the board!

https://imgur.com/a/il5iT (you can...
Forum: support.WinUAE 05 May 2017, 13:31
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By jbenam
I have British English set on my PC - but it's...

I have British English set on my PC - but it's usual Windoze stuff so it's half-italian in some parts.

Anyway, build 16188 fixed it. Yay :crazy
Forum: support.WinUAE 04 May 2017, 13:28
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By jbenam
Cheers, I kept googling stuff like "file picker"...

Cheers, I kept googling stuff like "file picker" but I couldn't find anything.

Looks like I should just bear with it, I'm sure they'll fix this with the next beta :spin
Forum: support.WinUAE 04 May 2017, 12:49
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By jbenam
File picker dialog not opening in 32-bit version (Win10)

Hi Toni,
I've tried using the latest WinUAE stable (3.4.0) and I can't get the file picker dialog to work in the 32-bit version. Works fine in the 64-bit one. Clicking the "Select Image File" button...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 April 2017, 15:30
Replies: 262
Views: 19,942
Posted By jbenam
The Amiga community never fails to deliver, when...

The Amiga community never fails to deliver, when it comes to drama :D

I'd like to add my voice to the chorus directed to Cloanto or whoever holds the rights to AOS3.1/3.9 and the Kickstarts that...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 April 2017, 22:14
Replies: 83
Views: 17,849
Posted By jbenam
Yeah, I totally missed the "non" before square....

Yeah, I totally missed the "non" before square. Cheers :D
Forum: support.Hardware 06 April 2017, 21:44
Replies: 83
Views: 17,849
Posted By jbenam
Wut. I'm quoting you here: ...

Wut.

I'm quoting you here:


http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=80217&page=2&styleid=1
Forum: support.Hardware 01 April 2017, 13:44
Replies: 83
Views: 17,849
Posted By jbenam
Yep, but even better, it has a 5:4 mode! Which,...

Yep, but even better, it has a 5:4 mode! Which, from what I've read around, is the aspect ratio an Amiga is made for :D
Forum: support.Hardware 30 March 2017, 14:41
Replies: 83
Views: 17,849
Posted By jbenam
My new Dell SE2717H syncs down to 15KHz when...

My new Dell SE2717H syncs down to 15KHz when using a buffered VGA adaptor. Not sure if it would work with an unbuffered one.

Gotta say, picture quality is pretty good but not perfect (you can see...
Forum: support.WinUAE 28 March 2017, 22:46
Replies: 11
Views: 2,147
Posted By jbenam
Nice, just got a FreeSync monitor, waiting for...

Nice, just got a FreeSync monitor, waiting for the RX5xx series then I'll try some 50Hz goodness!

Thanks Toni!
Forum: support.Hardware 21 March 2017, 13:15
Replies: 93
Views: 16,475
Posted By jbenam
Yep, Dell SE2717H coming in. Hopefully it should...

Yep, Dell SE2717H coming in. Hopefully it should cover everything. It also does FreeSync! :D



Yep, I'm in the same situation - I've got SCART inputs pretty much everywhere, but I'm not wholly...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 March 2017, 00:26
Replies: 93
Views: 16,475
Posted By jbenam
So yep, I've just got the email for my OSSC!...

So yep, I've just got the email for my OSSC! Ready to pull the trigger on one, but one last question: how smooth are 50hz games on the OSSC? That's a big part of the "CRT experience" for me, along...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 March 2017, 22:14
Replies: 16
Views: 2,630
Posted By jbenam
Super-interesting info, thanks Shadowfire. ...

Super-interesting info, thanks Shadowfire.

This pretty much confirms my hunch that it is a total waste to use an SSD on the Amiga's built-in IDE instead of using a many-times cheaper Compact...
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