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Forum: project.aGTW 31 May 2020, 20:28
Replies: 20
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Posted By alexh
Thanks. So all of this was in the old Albion demo...

Thanks. So all of this was in the old Albion demo on the Aminet? I was only able to get a dungeon to work in the past
Forum: support.Hardware 30 May 2020, 21:54
Replies: 51
Views: 1,461
Posted By alexh
There should be one or two molex power connectors...

There should be one or two molex power connectors coming out of a standard A2000 PSU
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 29 May 2020, 22:46
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By alexh
I'd be curious to know if this bug is only in the...

I'd be curious to know if this bug is only in the XC68040 chips and not in the later MC68040?

Motorola CPUs usually gain MC status only if it has no bugs or they've all been documented.

The...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 May 2020, 20:05
Replies: 51
Views: 1,461
Posted By alexh
There’s no power on the 50 pin SCSI connector. It...

There’s no power on the 50 pin SCSI connector. It needs separate molecules power connector from the PSU just like a normal hard drive does
Forum: Hardware mods 28 May 2020, 00:15
Replies: 21
Views: 1,651
Posted By alexh
It's not aimed at people with lots of consoles....

It's not aimed at people with lots of consoles. It's aimed at higher volume Jo public who only had one console in their house.


And put it where? Most people don't have room for a spare 28" CRT
Forum: support.Hardware 28 May 2020, 00:05
Replies: 17
Views: 645
Posted By alexh
Someone just recently had an A3000 with the...

Someone just recently had an A3000 with the Kickstart ROM chips in the wrong sockets. The higher U number is the lower half of the ROM I believe. If in doubt swap them round
Forum: support.Hardware 27 May 2020, 12:06
Replies: 51
Views: 1,461
Posted By alexh
I like your home "office".

I like your home "office".
Forum: Hardware mods 27 May 2020, 11:28
Replies: 21
Views: 1,651
Posted By alexh
I’ve got a Rad2x connected to my N64. It’s ok,...

I’ve got a Rad2x connected to my N64. It’s ok, pretty decent. Lot better than any of the similar priced (£47) RGB2HDMI adapters. It’s only a third the price of an OSSC

You can get an RGB SCART...
Forum: project.aGTW 26 May 2020, 23:11
Replies: 42
Views: 1,410
Posted By alexh
No way. This quality is not possible with the...

No way. This quality is not possible with the 8-pit Paula and a 7MHz CPU. It's going to be a different ISO image with CDDA. Or edited in by the YouTube author.
Forum: support.Hardware 26 May 2020, 16:40
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By alexh
Make sure you get one made to the Ian Steadman...

Make sure you get one made to the Ian Steadman wiring standard. Modern non-crt TV are more fussy over voltage levels

http://www.ianstedman.co.uk/Amiga/amiga_hacks/Amiga_SCART/amiga_scart.html
Forum: support.Hardware 26 May 2020, 08:04
Replies: 19
Views: 538
Posted By alexh
I would try changing the SCSI auto boot jumper on...

I would try changing the SCSI auto boot jumper on the Apollo to off (if it isn't already) and see if it boots.
Forum: support.Hardware 26 May 2020, 07:53
Replies: 19
Views: 538
Posted By alexh
Evolution. A3000 predates A3000T. I bet they...

Evolution. A3000 predates A3000T. I bet they added it to later revisions of A3000 motherboards
Forum: support.Hardware 25 May 2020, 20:56
Replies: 19
Views: 538
Posted By alexh
Nice find. There is talk of this on bboah It...

Nice find. There is talk of this on bboah

It says this is not the INT2 fix but what else can it be?

I suspect that it should still boot without this wire.

No need to solder, get a with with...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 May 2020, 20:47
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By alexh
Sounds like your LCD screen doesn't like the...

Sounds like your LCD screen doesn't like the Amiga refresh rate or the voltages of the CD1321.

Does it work with other Amiga's?

Try an RGB SCART cable on the regular Amiga 23-pin connector?
...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 May 2020, 17:19
Replies: 19
Views: 538
Posted By alexh
INT2 pin IS present on the A3000T CPU slot

INT2 pin IS present on the A3000T CPU slot
Forum: support.Games 24 May 2020, 07:48
Replies: 15
Views: 706
Posted By alexh
Ask Meynaf, I think he did some already. He...

Ask Meynaf, I think he did some already. He ported the ST version of dungeon master to the Amiga

http://meynaf.free.fr/pr/index_en.html
Forum: support.Hardware 23 May 2020, 23:51
Replies: 124
Views: 14,382
Posted By alexh
Very much depends on whether the problem is not...

Very much depends on whether the problem is not inherent in the design elements that cannot be changed. If there is enough capacity or timing margin, if this is not a side effect of DDR3 burst...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 May 2020, 22:43
Replies: 15
Views: 736
Posted By alexh
Use Google they are everywhere. It's only the...

Use Google they are everywhere. It's only the female connectors which seem to be rare.

UK they are about £4 each

https://coolnovelties.co.uk/coolnovelties/31-connectors?p=2
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 May 2020, 08:01
Replies: 15
Views: 736
Posted By alexh
You can get male connectors and shrouds/hoods...

You can get male connectors and shrouds/hoods just not female connectors
Forum: support.Hardware 20 May 2020, 09:42
Replies: 1
Views: 263
Posted By alexh
A600 and A1200 I believe support 1M ROM without...

A600 and A1200 I believe support 1M ROM without additional wires. A4000 you need a mod called "ROMY". There are tools or there called romsplit and Remus to carve up and remake Amiga ROMs and the beta...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 May 2020, 17:58
Replies: 51
Views: 1,461
Posted By alexh
Do you want to learn how AmigaOS works, all the...

Do you want to learn how AmigaOS works, all the addons and how to install everything? Or do you just want to be a user? There will be lots of things to install before you have an enjoyable working...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 18 May 2020, 13:37
Replies: 33
Views: 2,266
Posted By alexh
Off topic Early A3000's used the MMU to load...

Off topic Early A3000's used the MMU to load kickstart from disk.

Ambermoon will use a more powerful CPU to add floor and ceiling textures but it is not required to play without.
Forum: support.Hardware 18 May 2020, 08:48
Replies: 51
Views: 1,461
Posted By alexh
It depends on what you want it for? It’s...

It depends on what you want it for? It’s classically for emulation. But its core component WinUAE is free. It doesn't contain the latest Amiga OS versions (3.5, 3.9, 4.x, 3.1.4) but it does have...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 May 2020, 14:25
Replies: 51
Views: 1,461
Posted By alexh
Once you get GVP RAM for your GeForce you might...

Once you get GVP RAM for your GeForce you might want to rethink this. It has a jumper that maps RAM to the ZORRO II space even when running in 68k mode. Or it can map all its RAM to outside Zorro II...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 May 2020, 18:49
Replies: 15
Views: 736
Posted By alexh
I'd take 5 units. But it's a drop in the ocean

I'd take 5 units. But it's a drop in the ocean
Forum: project.WHDLoad 16 May 2020, 18:26
Replies: 103
Views: 13,560
Posted By alexh
You still have them? I think he's done lots...

You still have them?

I think he's done lots of them himself as I published textual details for the ones we found for years.

http://thalion.exotica.org.uk/games/ambermoon/bugs.html

This page...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 May 2020, 16:56
Replies: 51
Views: 1,461
Posted By alexh
You'd be mad not to install and prep the SD card...

You'd be mad not to install and prep the SD card on the PC using WinUAE. It can even emulate a GVP SCSI controller so you know the settings will be correct. Do a bare bones Workbench install first...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 May 2020, 15:54
Replies: 25
Views: 1,726
Posted By alexh
I doubt it is even that. They'll have been...

I doubt it is even that. They'll have been packaged, tested, sorted and put into trays.

Packages (particularly ceramic), testers, load boards and test programs go obsolete and/or go missing. They...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 16 May 2020, 14:36
Replies: 103
Views: 13,560
Posted By alexh
No it's not patched. It was made from the images...

No it's not patched. It was made from the images on my website years before the patches.

Yes it can be played from start to end all versions can be
Forum: support.Hardware 15 May 2020, 18:15
Replies: 51
Views: 1,461
Posted By alexh
I always buy SanDisk and try to get a relatively...

I always buy SanDisk and try to get a relatively small one 2GB or something. Don't you have an old card from an old phone and an adapter? Try that first.
Forum: Amiga scene 15 May 2020, 15:36
Replies: 57
Views: 9,074
Posted By alexh
I do believe that if HESE's A4000TX v1.1 is a...

I do believe that if HESE's A4000TX v1.1 is a success that he might try to integrate Prometheus which I believe the designer has made open source and E3B has improved. That would be pretty cool. But...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 15 May 2020, 12:40
Replies: 103
Views: 13,560
Posted By alexh
Your name is next to every fix you found and...

Your name is next to every fix you found and tested. Your help all those years ago very much appreciated.


There was also a French translation but that too was never finished.


All known...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 May 2020, 09:11
Replies: 25
Views: 1,726
Posted By alexh
I bet good money they are not making new ones....

I bet good money they are not making new ones. Just selling old ones they had in stock. They will be standard Rev 6 E41J made between 2004 and 2008. I've never seen a legit part made after 2009.
...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 15 May 2020, 01:36
Replies: 103
Views: 13,560
Posted By alexh
You can play the game to the end without messing...

You can play the game to the end without messing with any files there are one or two places the game crashes but they are all side quests and not needed to finish the game. The Meynaf patch brings...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 May 2020, 20:47
Replies: 51
Views: 1,461
Posted By alexh
If you later decide you want to use a SCSI HDD...

If you later decide you want to use a SCSI HDD drive >4GB and partitions greater than 2GB you might want to buy a new SCSI ROM for your controller. The best is the GURUROM. It was being sold up until...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 May 2020, 18:27
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By alexh
Another great project. I see that tborro has...

Another great project.

I see that tborro has stopped selling 16MB GVP SIMMs :-(

http://www.amibay.com/showthread.php?81788-16MB-64-pin-RAM-GVP-compatible-NEW-design-with-warranty

Is there...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 May 2020, 17:52
Replies: 51
Views: 1,461
Posted By alexh
Cool. 4MB GVP SIMMs are still being sold. 3 will...

Cool. 4MB GVP SIMMs are still being sold. 3 will set you back about £35 delivered.

http://www.amibay.com/showthread.php?91680-4MB-64-pin-RAM-modules-for-GVP-accelerators

If £35 is "beer money"...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 May 2020, 16:35
Replies: 51
Views: 1,461
Posted By alexh
Which version is this? I can't tell from the...

Which version is this? I can't tell from the photos. GeForce 030 Series 2?

http://amiga.resource.cx/exp/gforce2030

I think there are 3 or 4 GVP 030 cards each with different capabilities.
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 May 2020, 15:08
Replies: 26
Views: 1,566
Posted By alexh
I've been enjoying watching the development of...

I've been enjoying watching the development of the doom style engine

https://www.youtube.com/user/krzych82
Forum: support.Hardware 13 May 2020, 18:53
Replies: 51
Views: 1,461
Posted By alexh
Nice post. Looking good. What's next for you? A...

Nice post. Looking good. What's next for you? A replacement hard drive? SCSI2SD v5 might be worth looking at. OS/KS 3.1.4? RTG Graphics Card?


Do those three play nicely together? I would have...
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