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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 September 2019, 00:58
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Posted By dJOS
I bought a Nintendo 64 w/ RAM expansion, 2...

I bought a Nintendo 64 w/ RAM expansion, 2 controllers, Crusin USA, Diddy Kong Racing, Super Mario 64, Mario Kart, Star Wars - Episode 1 - Racer & an S-Video Cable.

Oh yeah, and a Retrotink 2x +...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 August 2019, 21:03
Replies: 1,156
Views: 406,400
Posted By dJOS
I'm pretty sure the yellowing is heat-related. eg...

I'm pretty sure the yellowing is heat-related. eg I had 3 Amiga 500's in packing material, in sealed cardboard boxes in storage (so huge industrial shed - likely got well above 60c in there) during a...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 May 2019, 01:18
Replies: 1,156
Views: 406,400
Posted By dJOS
It was the last post on the previous page, so...

It was the last post on the previous page, so likely got missed easily. :cool
Forum: support.Hardware 15 May 2019, 02:04
Replies: 1,156
Views: 406,400
Posted By dJOS
The surface temps from the sun won't be enough to...

The surface temps from the sun won't be enough to melt the plastic.
Forum: support.Hardware 15 May 2019, 02:02
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Posted By dJOS
Bit slow mate, I posted that in this thread...

Bit slow mate, I posted that in this thread (http://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=1320425&postcount=1120) 3 days ago. :laughing
Forum: support.Hardware 10 May 2019, 07:16
Replies: 1,156
Views: 406,400
Posted By dJOS
I haven't had the opportunity to test this myself...

I haven't had the opportunity to test this myself yet due to rubbish weather here in Melbourne atm - however, this video may be of interest to you all.

https://youtu.be/8P1OVj0IcqY
Forum: support.Hardware 24 March 2019, 00:26
Replies: 398
Views: 208,961
Posted By dJOS
I really dislike GiB - imo it was invented by the...

I really dislike GiB - imo it was invented by the HDD manufacturers to make their Drives sound bigger than they really are (in other words marketing wankery).
Forum: support.Hardware 14 January 2019, 05:48
Replies: 0
Views: 200
Posted By dJOS
A2000 Rev 6.2 rescue from Battery Death

G'day all, I've mostly finished restoring an A2000 Rev 6.2 from Death by leaking battery ... I've replaced the CPU, ROM & Angnus Sockets plus confirmed continuity across all the traces in the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 December 2018, 23:16
Replies: 6,124
Views: 1,061,181
Posted By dJOS
I got it via ebay: ...

I got it via ebay:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Amiga-500-DF0-DF1-Drive-Boot-Selector-Switch-for-GOTEK-HxC-Flash-Floppy-FDD/273053625803?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2060353.m2749.l2649
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 December 2018, 23:22
Replies: 6,124
Views: 1,061,181
Posted By dJOS
I got a drive selector for my spare a500 which...

I got a drive selector for my spare a500 which will allow the external drive to be swapped to DS0. I have one for my other a500 already, they are super handy!
...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 November 2018, 23:12
Replies: 1,156
Views: 406,400
Posted By dJOS
Yep, which is why I recommend full submersion.

Yep, which is why I recommend full submersion.
Forum: News 06 November 2018, 22:33
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Posted By dJOS
Cheers, this is a Sandisk cruzer 32gb.

Cheers, this is a Sandisk cruzer 32gb.
Forum: support.Hardware 06 November 2018, 22:31
Replies: 1,156
Views: 406,400
Posted By dJOS
Yep, don't direct wrap the item and fully...

Yep, don't direct wrap the item and fully submerge it in the liquid - uneven coatings and cling wrap is what Ime causes the uneven or patchy effects.
Forum: News 04 November 2018, 23:19
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Views: 257,318
Posted By dJOS
Cheers. Yeah one of my mates is having issues...

Cheers. Yeah one of my mates is having issues with a 32GB sick and I just wanted to confirm I wasn't steering him up the wrong path.

I'll sort it for him at the next Melbourne Amiga meet.
Forum: News 04 November 2018, 00:28
Replies: 1,247
Views: 257,318
Posted By dJOS
Hi Jeff, does the current Gotek firmware support...

Hi Jeff, does the current Gotek firmware support 32gb usb sticks?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 September 2018, 08:56
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Posted By dJOS
:D I still subscribe to his channel as...

:D

I still subscribe to his channel as occasionally his content is too good not to watch.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 September 2018, 07:29
Replies: 6,124
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Posted By dJOS
His content is great, but I find Perifractic hard...

His content is great, but I find Perifractic hard to watch - his style just rubs me up the wrong way for some reason. I much prefer 8-Bit guy's style.
Forum: support.Hardware 05 August 2018, 10:18
Replies: 1,156
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Posted By dJOS
It absolutely can, I had 2 a500's in storage...

It absolutely can, I had 2 a500's in storage during a 40-45c week - they were bubble wrapped, boxed and in a giant storage shed and they went from not yellowed, to badly yellowed in the week.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 July 2018, 14:39
Replies: 6,124
Views: 1,061,181
Posted By dJOS
Nice, have they tweaked the case colour recently?...

Nice, have they tweaked the case colour recently? All the mini 64's I've seen in the flesh looked like they are starting to yellow already!
Forum: support.Hardware 29 July 2018, 01:46
Replies: 1,156
Views: 406,400
Posted By dJOS
Agreed, the best option is to put your yellow...

Agreed, the best option is to put your yellow item in a plastic tub, then coat, then put cling wrap / plastic wrap over the tub itself. This keeps bugs away from it and boosts the greenhouse effect.
Forum: News 12 June 2018, 01:17
Replies: 1,247
Views: 257,318
Posted By dJOS
If you are using the full width of the display...

If you are using the full width of the display (change the defaults in the menu) you do need to enlarge the hole slightly.
Forum: News 14 January 2018, 00:50
Replies: 1,247
Views: 257,318
Posted By dJOS
Lol, that's brilliant! :D: cool

Lol, that's brilliant! :D: cool
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 January 2018, 02:27
Replies: 2,383
Views: 357,387
Posted By dJOS
It'll run on KS 2.x iirc.

It'll run on KS 2.x iirc.
Forum: support.Hardware 08 January 2018, 05:44
Replies: 398
Views: 208,961
Posted By dJOS
Btw, these drives (well the 4GB units I have)...

Btw, these drives (well the 4GB units I have) have a 4MB Cache which seems to perform exceptionally well.
Forum: support.Hardware 06 January 2018, 03:47
Replies: 1,156
Views: 406,400
Posted By dJOS
My Study has a big window in it that only has the...

My Study has a big window in it that only has the blind pulled down when it's above 30c.
Forum: support.Hardware 04 January 2018, 12:31
Replies: 398
Views: 208,961
Posted By dJOS
I've found the Seagate ST1 microdrive...

I've found the Seagate ST1 microdrive (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seagate_ST1) is faster in my Amiga's and had lower CPU overheads, your post might just explain why?
Forum: Hardware mods 04 January 2018, 12:29
Replies: 103
Views: 52,430
Posted By dJOS
Oh dear, ugliest Gotek mod of the year award is...

Oh dear, ugliest Gotek mod of the year award is already won! :shocked
Forum: support.Hardware 04 December 2017, 22:44
Replies: 1,156
Views: 406,400
Posted By dJOS
None of my stuff has turned yellow again, despite...

None of my stuff has turned yellow again, despite living in Australia.
Forum: News 04 December 2017, 00:04
Replies: 1,247
Views: 257,318
Posted By dJOS
Nice work as always jeff. :great

Nice work as always jeff. :great
Forum: News 01 November 2017, 20:57
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Views: 257,318
Posted By dJOS
Nice! :D

Nice! :D
Forum: support.Hardware 24 October 2017, 10:18
Replies: 1,156
Views: 406,400
Posted By dJOS
Indeed, I'll be using it in future.

Indeed, I'll be using it in future.
Forum: News 22 October 2017, 01:16
Replies: 1,247
Views: 257,318
Posted By dJOS
Cheers, I must need more coffee as I only just...

Cheers, I must need more coffee as I only just figured that out. :nuts
Forum: News 22 October 2017, 00:56
Replies: 1,247
Views: 257,318
Posted By dJOS
ok that makes a lot of sense, thanks.

ok that makes a lot of sense, thanks.
Forum: News 22 October 2017, 00:56
Replies: 1,247
Views: 257,318
Posted By dJOS
Cool, I did that - tbh I cant really tell the...

Cool, I did that - tbh I cant really tell the difference but imo it still looks great! :cool

EDIT: ok I can see it uses the full screen width now.
Forum: News 22 October 2017, 00:50
Replies: 1,247
Views: 257,318
Posted By dJOS
Thanks I found the menu's - if I have a 128 x 32...

Thanks I found the menu's - if I have a 128 x 32 pixel OLED, how many characters is that in the LCD size menu?
Forum: News 21 October 2017, 23:38
Replies: 1,247
Views: 257,318
Posted By dJOS
Good point, but how do you change directories and...

Good point, but how do you change directories and select disks with only 2 buttons
Forum: News 21 October 2017, 23:36
Replies: 1,247
Views: 257,318
Posted By dJOS
Oh cool, thanks.

Oh cool, thanks.
Forum: News 21 October 2017, 13:54
Replies: 1,247
Views: 257,318
Posted By dJOS
That is running your new firmware, however I...

That is running your new firmware, however I can't tweak anything as the DOS manager software is too ancient to even handle more than 15 slots.

Edit, the physical resolution is 128 x 32 pixels.
Forum: News 21 October 2017, 12:20
Replies: 1,247
Views: 257,318
Posted By dJOS
So some OLED's screens arrived and my Tandy Gotek...

So some OLED's screens arrived and my Tandy Gotek HxC got a very nice little upgrade today! :-+

Before:
https://i.imgur.com/Z1oQuhwl.jpg

Testing:
https://i.imgur.com/93mGmLsl.jpg

After:...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 October 2017, 05:21
Replies: 1,156
Views: 406,400
Posted By dJOS
Yeah me too, but I think the UV was just...

Yeah me too, but I think the UV was just generating surface heat and activating the process.

Some more experiments here:
https://youtu.be/qZYbchvSUDY
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