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Forum: Member Introductions 20 August 2019, 01:07
Replies: 5
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Posted By djukon
Bem vindo!

Welcome to the board, GearCross. This is a great place to get tons of ideas on what do with your Amigas, and great people to help you out on your journey. Enjoy!
Forum: project.IRC 18 August 2019, 19:25
Replies: 20
Views: 13,583
Posted By djukon
IRC Secure Port?

Is there a secure port to connect to the server?

I wrote down port 6679 a few years ago (I don't recall if it worked or not). I couldn't connect to it now, and neither to port 6697 (a more popular...
Forum: support.Other 24 March 2018, 17:26
Replies: 11
Views: 1,208
Posted By djukon
Playing Lotus 1 is not what drove me to find out...

Playing Lotus 1 is not what drove me to find out more information about the thread topic. Playing the game on an emulator would be fine if need be.

My objectives are:


Making sure the Lotus 1...
Forum: support.Other 21 March 2018, 23:50
Replies: 11
Views: 1,208
Posted By djukon
Will do, thanks, meynaf :great. I'll put...

Will do, thanks, meynaf :great.

I'll put this topic on hold until I have more information on the drive, by searching for online information on the model it is. I don't want to go through opening...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 21 March 2018, 23:41
Replies: 12
Views: 1,765
Posted By djukon
If I would rate in terms of focused research of...

If I would rate in terms of focused research of what I've done so far on a scale of 0 to 10, it'd probably be a 2.

1: Simple forum and search engine searches on the topic (~15 minutes);
2: Look...
Forum: support.Other 20 March 2018, 23:32
Replies: 11
Views: 1,208
Posted By djukon
Is there a way to read that information through...

Is there a way to read that information through software without having to open up the A1200 case?


Check :great. It says 83 tracks are supported.


To minimize damage to the drive in the case...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 20 March 2018, 23:24
Replies: 12
Views: 1,765
Posted By djukon
Since I had previously said I had already gone...

Since I had previously said I had already gone through some magazines of the time, in particular the ads, I thought he was referring to more recent ones instead.

In any case, looking back through...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 20 March 2018, 09:37
Replies: 12
Views: 1,765
Posted By djukon
As I learn the platform I also wish to weave into...

As I learn the platform I also wish to weave into my experience how the platform evolved. I don't want it to be an afterthought.

As such, are contemporary magazines also covering the historical...
Forum: support.Other 19 March 2018, 21:19
Replies: 11
Views: 1,208
Posted By djukon
Thanks, dlfrsilver. For the record here are...

Thanks, dlfrsilver.

For the record here are some quick tests I was able to perform.

Working: SPS "Lotus Esprit Turbo Challenge (1991)(Gremlin)(FR)(en)[compilation Collectors, Les][2848]" on an...
Forum: support.Other 19 March 2018, 19:40
Replies: 11
Views: 1,208
Posted By djukon
Thanks, Akira, that solves the Lotus 1 issue on...

Thanks, Akira, that solves the Lotus 1 issue on an A1200.

Anyway, I'd still like to know how to be certain a drive is 81 or 83 track.

Regarding Lotus 1, I went and ran the "Lotus Esprit Turbo...
Forum: support.Other 19 March 2018, 18:55
Replies: 11
Views: 1,208
Posted By djukon
Floppy disk IPF Imaging: 81 or 83 track Floppy Drive

I have a Commodore branded A1200 with its original floppy drive (looks like it). How can I be sure if it works with 81 or 83 tracks?

I need to image Lotus 1 to test out through emulation why it...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 19 March 2018, 00:59
Replies: 12
Views: 1,765
Posted By djukon
Thanks for the input, ajk. I might eventually get...

Thanks for the input, ajk. I might eventually get a 32MB SIMM if my usage of the system justifies it. Or I just go the Vampire route. I think for the time being I'll stick to 3.1 and see how far I...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 15 March 2018, 23:16
Replies: 12
Views: 1,765
Posted By djukon
I'd like to get a better notion of how this...

I'd like to get a better notion of how this varies with which kind of applications and games. Has anyone elaborated some sort of workflow example list for different tiers of Amigas?


Most likely...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 15 March 2018, 16:43
Replies: 12
Views: 1,765
Posted By djukon
By power user I'm referring more to a system...

By power user I'm referring more to a system power user, able to configure the OS, as well as get to know more popular tools and utilities for system administration.


In a nutshell, I just want...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 15 March 2018, 15:02
Replies: 12
Views: 1,765
Posted By djukon
Getting into the A1200: from zero to hero

What would be your game plan for someone to get into the A1200, becoming a power user during the next five years, previously having never owned one?

In my case, I only had an A500+ without a hard...
Forum: Member Introductions 14 March 2018, 01:14
Replies: 12
Views: 1,312
Posted By djukon
I totally understand, I also have to live with...

I totally understand, I also have to live with the same constraint, mainly after my kids having been born. However, I did not give up and this may serve as inspiration.

My custom made computing...
Forum: Member Introductions 13 March 2018, 10:34
Replies: 12
Views: 1,312
Posted By djukon
Indeed. plutonic, if you eventually decide to go...

Indeed. plutonic, if you eventually decide to go down the classic hardware route, be aware of additional costs such as:


getting a reliable power source;
making sure the A1200 is recapped (or...
Forum: Member Introductions 12 March 2018, 20:04
Replies: 12
Views: 1,312
Posted By djukon
You are welcome, plutonick. Let us know how it...

You are welcome, plutonick. Let us know how it goes.


I'm not familiar with that collection.

What I can tell you, is that you usually know a game is definitively PAL if it doesn't fit...
Forum: Member Introductions 10 March 2018, 19:45
Replies: 12
Views: 1,312
Posted By djukon
Welcome to EAB, plutonick :). If you are...

Welcome to EAB, plutonick :).


If you are playing PAL games, be sure to set the display refresh rate to 50Hz (or 100Hz) if your monitor supports it. For what I consider "feeling off", this...
Forum: support.Games 10 March 2018, 19:02
Replies: 20
Views: 1,230
Posted By djukon
Oh dear :shocked. Could there be some EA...

Oh dear :shocked. Could there be some EA QA/support horror story behind this issue? Such as someone calling a support line and getting some lame excuse to why the grass was supposed to be red? :D
Forum: support.Games 08 March 2018, 20:41
Replies: 20
Views: 1,230
Posted By djukon
Thank you, Toni. In that case, this means that...

Thank you, Toni. In that case, this means that the only option of the game running on OCS is if there is a different released version that does support OCS. Does anyone have or know of such a...
Forum: support.Games 08 March 2018, 19:44
Replies: 20
Views: 1,230
Posted By djukon
Toni, does this mean that this particular Theme...

Toni, does this mean that this particular Theme Park OCS issue might not occur on real OCS hardware due to some undocumented behavior? Thanks.
Forum: support.Games 08 March 2018, 19:30
Replies: 20
Views: 1,230
Posted By djukon
As far as I've tested it, it seems to run well...

As far as I've tested it, it seems to run well just by changing the OCS Agnus chip to the ECS variant. I made sure the memory configuration was 512kB chip + 512kB slow.


I don't recall people I...
Forum: support.Games 08 March 2018, 18:59
Replies: 20
Views: 1,230
Posted By djukon
I was just trying to see the results of running...

I was just trying to see the results of running later software (>1993) on lower specs/older models and stumbled on this bug. From what I've read, if one intends on properly playing this game, they...
Forum: support.Games 08 March 2018, 14:15
Replies: 20
Views: 1,230
Posted By djukon
Hi Toni, the game is booting from floppy disk...

Hi Toni, the game is booting from floppy disk images.

Starting the game, the background is red (it should have been filled in with grass tiles):
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After scrolling around for a bit, this is...
Forum: support.Games 07 March 2018, 23:28
Replies: 20
Views: 1,230
Posted By djukon
Theme Park OCS background bug (ECS_Agnus option remedies it)

When running the Theme Park OCS/ECS version on a real OCS Amiga (with 1MB of RAM), does the background within a game become corrupted (starts red), or is it just on WinUAE? I don't have a real A500...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 April 2017, 09:41
Replies: 214
Views: 51,963
Posted By djukon
An SD card extension cable...

An SD card extension cable (https://www.aliexpress.com/item/New-Arrival-25CM-48CM-62CM-TF-to-micro-SD-card-Flex-Extension-cable-Extender-Adapter-reader/32694547632.html) might help.
Forum: Member Introductions 24 August 2016, 22:05
Replies: 1
Views: 1,848
Posted By djukon
Welcome back to the community, dvallet. You've...

Welcome back to the community, dvallet. You've got a nice collection there. May your programming efforts be fruitful.
Forum: Amiga websites reviews 15 August 2016, 11:48
Replies: 6
Views: 5,420
Posted By djukon
@intric8 Have you tried playing with WinUAE's...

@intric8 Have you tried playing with WinUAE's Filter settings? I usually use them to stretch the NTSC 320x200 or 640x400 to 4:3, to avoid getting the image squashed, as you mention. The higher output...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 July 2016, 17:21
Replies: 35
Views: 5,240
Posted By djukon
idrougge, what do you mean by "vapourise by...

idrougge, what do you mean by "vapourise by themselves"? Let the isopropyl alcohol or distilled water evaporate after rinsing?
Forum: support.Hardware 17 July 2016, 17:18
Replies: 13
Views: 1,399
Posted By djukon
Exactly, idrougge. I've got to study this topic...

Exactly, idrougge. I've got to study this topic better and figure out where and how best to apply (and remove) it. But currently I'm going for "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" approach and just...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 July 2016, 13:29
Replies: 13
Views: 1,399
Posted By djukon
Thanks for the tips, ajk. I don't feel...

Thanks for the tips, ajk. I don't feel comfortable washing the entire board in vinegar, yet. But I will check the sockets and pins.
Forum: support.Hardware 17 July 2016, 13:01
Replies: 35
Views: 5,240
Posted By djukon
Thanks, idrougge. What about soaking the...

Thanks, idrougge.


What about soaking the affected area in acid (to get to the "working away below" area), then rinsing it off with isopropyl alcohol?
Forum: support.Hardware 17 July 2016, 12:50
Replies: 13
Views: 1,399
Posted By djukon
Hi, I also have to clean up my A500 Plus and I...

Hi, I also have to clean up my A500 Plus and I have some questions.

So, to recap: brush with isopropyl alcohol, irrigate (soak?) with light acid (lemon juice or vinegar), rinse with isopropyl...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 July 2016, 13:32
Replies: 35
Views: 5,240
Posted By djukon
Thanks again, Demolition. Should get it done this...

Thanks again, Demolition. Should get it done this weekend.
Forum: support.Hardware 16 July 2016, 12:56
Replies: 35
Views: 5,240
Posted By djukon
Thanks, demolition. Regular white wine vinegar,...

Thanks, demolition. Regular white wine vinegar, right? (apple cider vinegar is an alternative) And the fabric/tool to use? Regular cotton swabs?
Forum: support.Hardware 16 July 2016, 12:43
Replies: 35
Views: 5,240
Posted By djukon
Thanks for the tip, idrougge, could be that. How...

Thanks for the tip, idrougge, could be that. How do I do a proper thorough cleanup? With isopropyl alcohol? If so with what kind of fabric/tool?
Forum: support.Hardware 12 July 2016, 01:21
Replies: 35
Views: 5,240
Posted By djukon
Thumbs up Fixed

Finally I got around to this. I just unplugged and plugged the keyboard and floppy connector cables, and then just softly wiggled the socketed chips to see if any was a little loose (none was). I'm...
Forum: Member Introductions 11 July 2016, 02:19
Replies: 14
Views: 3,958
Posted By djukon
Thumbs up Indeed you did, TCD, 5 years ago. I...

Indeed you did, TCD, 5 years ago.



I took your advice and eventually got around to acquire an original Commodore one yesterday with an 030/50 accelerator and tons of other goodies that came...
Forum: support.Other 05 October 2015, 17:04
Replies: 11
Views: 3,786
Posted By djukon
Thanks for chiming in, zonekeeper, and welcome to...

Thanks for chiming in, zonekeeper, and welcome to EAB! Where will you be posting updates on this and similar projects?



Thanks for the pointer, alexh!
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