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Forum: support.Hardware Today, 18:05
Replies: 402
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Posted By lesta_smsc
Interesting find. So the voltage may indicate...

Interesting find. So the voltage may indicate whether a card is working and not?

I've seen an advert of someone using PCMCIA and my Transcend card (same model and design) so can only presume it's...
Forum: Collections Today, 14:02
Replies: 9
Views: 225
Posted By lesta_smsc
Thank you. Looks like a nice tool for batch...

Thank you. Looks like a nice tool for batch imaging with auto error correction
Forum: support.Hardware Today, 13:44
Replies: 402
Views: 174,507
Posted By lesta_smsc
@Toni Wilen - I believe you're correct. Maybe we...

@Toni Wilen - I believe you're correct. Maybe we could make a thread of compatible cards and whether they work for IDE/PCMCIA interface.
Forum: Collections Today, 12:36
Replies: 9
Views: 225
Posted By lesta_smsc
@SimonV - what are you using to convert to ADF?...

@SimonV - what are you using to convert to ADF? I'm surprised you weren't faced with bad sectors lol.

I'm just wondering whether it would be safe to run these via emulation as the virus if any...
Forum: Collections Today, 12:34
Replies: 618
Views: 81,154
Posted By lesta_smsc
Awesome! More disks to trawl through... :) thank...

Awesome! More disks to trawl through... :) thank you!
Forum: support.Hardware Today, 12:30
Replies: 402
Views: 174,507
Posted By lesta_smsc
This has been reported in the thread in Amibay...

This has been reported in the thread in Amibay quite some time ago, hence presume there was no fix for these.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 03:28
Replies: 502
Views: 24,873
Posted By lesta_smsc
Just purchase a HDMI2AV adaptor off eBay for...

Just purchase a HDMI2AV adaptor off eBay for testing. The output is great on my CRT! Actually as good as composite out from my DOS machine if not better with a more stable picture...

Might have to...
Forum: support.Hardware Today, 03:22
Replies: 402
Views: 174,507
Posted By lesta_smsc
Interesting someone else had similar problems: ...

Interesting someone else had similar problems:

https://forum.amiga.org/index.php?topic=72442.0

It may be my bad luck that the 2 cards I have work for IDE but not PCMCIA.
Forum: support.Hardware Today, 01:27
Replies: 402
Views: 174,507
Posted By lesta_smsc
This is a nice article on the SD and CF card...

This is a nice article on the SD and CF card issue:

http://www.amibay.com/showthread.php?19899-CF-SD-and-large-drives-FAQ


It seems that CF usually support both voltages. The issue is what...
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 13:32
Replies: 402
Views: 174,507
Posted By lesta_smsc
That's the same error as mine! Fingers crossed...

That's the same error as mine! Fingers crossed you can get it working...
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 12:58
Replies: 402
Views: 174,507
Posted By lesta_smsc
Prepcard on A600. Prepcard is for SRAM but it was...

Prepcard on A600. Prepcard is for SRAM but it was interesting it detected CF.

Comfy should have been able to make CF work but I think CF card is incompatible.
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 12:38
Replies: 402
Views: 174,507
Posted By lesta_smsc
My issue is the CF is not detected at all. Not...

My issue is the CF is not detected at all. Not that is not a DOS disk :(

Alas, I need to try another CF to be sure...
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 10:53
Replies: 402
Views: 174,507
Posted By lesta_smsc
I let it disable the internal IDE to ensure no...

I let it disable the internal IDE to ensure no conflict issues with PCMCIA.

I formatted card as FAT (also tried FAT32) and there is no partition. Comfy.hdf is in the root of the drive with no...
Forum: Member Introductions Yesterday, 05:04
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By lesta_smsc
Welcome to the forum! As for support, it...

Welcome to the forum!

As for support, it could be in these 2 sections I'd imagine:

http://eab.abime.net/forumdisplay.php?f=20

http://eab.abime.net/forumdisplay.php?f=74
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 05:01
Replies: 13
Views: 1,262
Posted By lesta_smsc
Great videos! Just realised, not long now before...

Great videos! Just realised, not long now before you get to the Amiga - looking forward to this video! Where in UK will you be arriving?
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 04:00
Replies: 402
Views: 174,507
Posted By lesta_smsc
@solarmon - thanks for sharing the file. The disk...

@solarmon - thanks for sharing the file. The disk appears to disable the internal IDE so in effect, there is no 'connection' with the SD and so in effect, the A600 is without any internal HDD of any...
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 00:29
Replies: 402
Views: 174,507
Posted By lesta_smsc
No the internal IDE-SD has not been disconnected...

No the internal IDE-SD has not been disconnected because I'm trying to avoid having to go down this route. Technically if it's due to software then not loading any libraries/devices that might be...
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 00:26
Replies: 402
Views: 174,507
Posted By lesta_smsc
Can you put your fixed ADF in the zone? I'll give...

Can you put your fixed ADF in the zone? I'll give it a try doing what you did.

I would like to configure the internal SD card for PCMCIA CF use but the reason for bumping this thread was because...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 November 2019, 23:38
Replies: 402
Views: 174,507
Posted By lesta_smsc
I have mentioned that I tried the CF boot disks...

I have mentioned that I tried the CF boot disks already with no luck.

Something is stopping the card from working... Question is what lol
Forum: support.Hardware 19 November 2019, 22:15
Replies: 402
Views: 174,507
Posted By lesta_smsc
I just tested the different file systems just in...

I just tested the different file systems just in case it would work with any. I've checked the pins and they all appear straight and present.

Would the SD card (rather than CF) be causing...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 November 2019, 20:07
Replies: 402
Views: 174,507
Posted By lesta_smsc
So this is where there is problem. The boot does...

So this is where there is problem. The boot does not pick up anything connected to CF0: and so I cannot load the .HDF file....

I've tried formatting as FAT16/FAT32 and also the original Amiga FS...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 November 2019, 19:59
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By lesta_smsc
I genuinely have no clue what this is lol... ...

I genuinely have no clue what this is lol...

But to answer your question:

You need to recover your costs for acquisition. As much as it is great to see development on products, it does require...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 November 2019, 13:56
Replies: 402
Views: 174,507
Posted By lesta_smsc
In your guide you also have both CFD and FAT95......

In your guide you also have both CFD and FAT95...

What I don't understand us if the Amiga can't read the CF to begin with without loading CFD/FAT95, how will the files on the CF matter since they...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 November 2019, 12:52
Replies: 402
Views: 174,507
Posted By lesta_smsc
Boot disk I have 2. One is 'COMFY' and the other...

Boot disk I have 2. One is 'COMFY' and the other is CF Rescue.

I want to use PCMCIA for ease of transferring files from PC without having to remove the internal SD card.

I've also tried putting...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 November 2019, 12:05
Replies: 402
Views: 174,507
Posted By lesta_smsc
I have a 1MB trapdoor RAM so a total of 2MB. ...

I have a 1MB trapdoor RAM so a total of 2MB.

The card is a known compatible brand.

I've got a CF boot disk and even this is unable to get CF working.

It does see the card plugged in and out...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 November 2019, 04:37
Replies: 402
Views: 174,507
Posted By lesta_smsc
Sorry to bump the thread, but I am unable to get...

Sorry to bump the thread, but I am unable to get CF to be detected on my A600. One is generic and the other is Transcend. If I go into "Prepcard" I can see both cards will get detected but despite...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 November 2019, 19:04
Replies: 16
Views: 421
Posted By lesta_smsc
Would be nice to see a SysInfo screen of the...

Would be nice to see a SysInfo screen of the hardware :)

UPDATE: Ignore that, it is here : http://irixlabs.com/c520

Not bad at all. Considering the price, most A500 accelerators are around the...
Forum: Member Introductions 18 November 2019, 18:41
Replies: 22
Views: 490
Posted By lesta_smsc
A little birdy tells me that 2 player Daytona was...

A little birdy tells me that 2 player Daytona was a hit!? Has someone attempted to buff that CRT yet?...

Hopefully 2 player Indy 500 soon! I already have it configured :)
Forum: support.Hardware 18 November 2019, 12:09
Replies: 62
Views: 1,639
Posted By lesta_smsc
No BAMCOPY checks what sectors have any data and...

No BAMCOPY checks what sectors have any data and copies those tracks only. It ignores the blank tracks.
Forum: support.Hardware 18 November 2019, 11:51
Replies: 62
Views: 1,639
Posted By lesta_smsc
Like bamcopy on X-COPY

Like bamcopy on X-COPY
Forum: support.Hardware 18 November 2019, 00:17
Replies: 62
Views: 1,639
Posted By lesta_smsc
That's very interesting! That means I may not...

That's very interesting! That means I may not have had to transplant the magnetic media! Ah what a shame!

Maybe the magnetic ability is disrupted and so a strong magnet resets this.
Forum: support.Hardware 17 November 2019, 23:38
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By lesta_smsc
I had this issue for 2 reasons. Bad floppy drive...

I had this issue for 2 reasons. Bad floppy drive reading and also bad chip RAM.

Use SysTest to see if any hardware faults.
Forum: support.Hardware 17 November 2019, 23:35
Replies: 62
Views: 1,639
Posted By lesta_smsc
Great work with .IPF @dlfrsilver and SPS team :) ...

Great work with .IPF @dlfrsilver and SPS team :)

Following the track shift implementation (as outlined by @Jeff_HxC2001) I've had great results with writing using GW. I tested Mortal Kombat as I...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 November 2019, 20:59
Replies: 6,124
Views: 1,061,172
Posted By lesta_smsc
Nice... look into FreeMcBoot. Depending on which...

Nice... look into FreeMcBoot. Depending on which PS2 you have, either softmod or install chip for homebrew.

Ironically, despite having a slim PS2 with internal modchip, I prefer to use FreeMcBoot...
Forum: Member Introductions 17 November 2019, 20:53
Replies: 22
Views: 490
Posted By lesta_smsc
Yes several times. Great place and people. We're...

Yes several times. Great place and people. We're lucky to have this so close to home! I helped set up one of the cabinets for multiplayer racing...

They have their own forum and also events taking...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 November 2019, 14:31
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By lesta_smsc
I was under impression you could put RAM which...

I was under impression you could put RAM which had potential to be faster but not slower... but to answer your question, I'm not sure if the RAM itself is compatible or not. Sorry.
Forum: support.Hardware 17 November 2019, 14:28
Replies: 62
Views: 1,639
Posted By lesta_smsc
So if @kaffer was to implement such checks into...

So if @kaffer was to implement such checks into the read/write we may be in a better position to use the tool 'as is' without the need to track shifts?...

@dlfrsilver - from a preservation...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 17 November 2019, 14:22
Replies: 482
Views: 40,489
Posted By lesta_smsc
So it is! Disk looks the same as disk scan. ...

So it is! Disk looks the same as disk scan.

Is a dump of this needed?
Forum: Member Introductions 17 November 2019, 11:19
Replies: 22
Views: 490
Posted By lesta_smsc
Spelling Leicester as a child was difficult......

Spelling Leicester as a child was difficult... had to use a mnemonic!

@DamienD - Southwark = 'Suthurk' :)
Forum: support.Hardware 17 November 2019, 11:14
Replies: 62
Views: 1,639
Posted By lesta_smsc
Sorry but I'm not sure how to do that. I thought...

Sorry but I'm not sure how to do that. I thought Disk Analyse was used as alternative to image format conversion lol. I tried to create the windows binary from source but cygwin not playing ball. It...
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