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Forum: support.Hardware 03 May 2018, 21:00
Replies: 26
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Posted By Sim085
Visually looks ok (even back side).. should I do...

Visually looks ok (even back side).. should I do some continuity checks?

Also since sound comes out ok then can I exclude problems with paula?
Forum: support.Hardware 03 May 2018, 19:12
Replies: 26
Views: 563
Posted By Sim085
If I read the ground from the power connector and...

If I read the ground from the power connector and the voltage from the capacitor then doesn't mean that the traces are ok?
Forum: support.Hardware 03 May 2018, 18:32
Replies: 26
Views: 563
Posted By Sim085
I checked the voltage on the C324 and this vary...

I checked the voltage on the C324 and this vary between 2.25 and 2.35. For the C334 the voltage vary between 2.05 and 2.5. Are these readings normal?
Forum: support.Hardware 02 May 2018, 22:35
Replies: 26
Views: 563
Posted By Sim085
Yes right mouse button works but can't really see...

Yes right mouse button works but can't really see a correlation between pressing the right mouse button and the cracking sound.
Forum: support.Hardware 02 May 2018, 22:15
Replies: 26
Views: 563
Posted By Sim085
Ups.. Here is the correct link ...

Ups..

Here is the correct link
https://www.dropbox.com/s/o50yq6te447c6gq/VID_20180502_204933.mp4?dl=0
Forum: support.Hardware 02 May 2018, 22:04
Replies: 26
Views: 563
Posted By Sim085
(uploaded wrong video by mistake, link to correct...

(uploaded wrong video by mistake, link to correct video further down)
Forum: support.Hardware 01 May 2018, 20:53
Replies: 26
Views: 563
Posted By Sim085
Hi Toni, yes on both, but the left channel makes...

Hi Toni, yes on both, but the left channel makes less noise.
Forum: support.Hardware 01 May 2018, 16:36
Replies: 26
Views: 563
Posted By Sim085
Is there a way how these can be checked before...

Is there a way how these can be checked before replaced?
Forum: support.Hardware 01 May 2018, 15:51
Replies: 26
Views: 563
Posted By Sim085
which are the capacitors which could lead to this...

which are the capacitors which could lead to this cracking, just the two behind the sound sound input sockets? Or there are others?
Forum: support.Hardware 01 May 2018, 13:40
Replies: 26
Views: 563
Posted By Sim085
This has been recapped. Could it be a dry joint?...

This has been recapped. Could it be a dry joint? As explained sound is all ok apart from the cracking noise.
Forum: support.Hardware 01 May 2018, 13:27
Replies: 26
Views: 563
Posted By Sim085
But same power supply on an A500 does not produce...

But same power supply on an A500 does not produce any trouble. Or it does not matter? Also I have tried another power supply and also same issue.
Forum: support.Hardware 01 May 2018, 12:54
Replies: 26
Views: 563
Posted By Sim085
Cracking sound

Hello, my A1200 is all of a sudden producing a cracking sound over the speakers. When I turn it on it makes some loud cracking sounds and then the cracking sound remains in the background. I can play...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 April 2018, 19:05
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By Sim085
It is like someone pressing the button but not...

It is like someone pressing the button but not all the time. So for example I can get a string of '*' characters, then it stops, then another '*' character, then it stops, then another string of '*'...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 April 2018, 18:21
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By Sim085
A1200 keyboard problem

Hello, a couple of days ago I noticed that when in a document the characters '*' start to appear at random. For example if in Wordsworth and left on its own after an around 15min I would notice a...
Forum: support.Other 24 April 2018, 00:04
Replies: 11
Views: 685
Posted By Sim085
I have installed MUIScrMode1_5...

I have installed MUIScrMode1_5 (http://aminet.net/package/util/wb/MUIScrMode1_5)
I don't seem to need hamwb because hamjpg works when HAM flag is checked from MUIScrModel1. Is this correct?

What...
Forum: support.OtherUAE 23 April 2018, 21:40
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By Sim085
Thaks idrougge, that worked. I was forgetting to...

Thaks idrougge, that worked. I was forgetting to go to sudo first before running the chmod command.
Forum: support.OtherUAE 20 April 2018, 00:27
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By Sim085
Mount CF card on FS-UAE (MacOS)

Hello, I have searched on the internet and I found that (a) this is not officially supported but that (b) it is possible. I have found threads over here which say to:

1. run "diskutil list". This...
Forum: support.Other 15 April 2018, 19:33
Replies: 11
Views: 685
Posted By Sim085
Thanks Thomas, this worked great. I get a message...

Thanks Thomas, this worked great. I get a message "hamjpg failed return code 10" but i guess this is because it is still a proof of concept i suppose.



Hi Kola,

This package "hamwb" looks...
Forum: support.Other 11 April 2018, 11:32
Replies: 11
Views: 685
Posted By Sim085
Is there a way how to increase the number of...

Is there a way how to increase the number of colours in workbench to more than 256? (Without a graphics card). Why is there a limit of 256 colours in workbench when AGA can support more than this?
Forum: support.Other 10 April 2018, 20:42
Replies: 11
Views: 685
Posted By Sim085
JPEGDataType vs FastJPEG

Hello, I have loaded a jpeg picture with both JPEGDataType and FastJPEG and the result with FastJPEG look better (screenshot attached).

I have read the documentation that comes with FastJPEG and...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 April 2018, 10:33
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By Sim085
All my life I have always used the VIDEO...

All my life I have always used the VIDEO connector. Isn't this the standard way to connect an Amiga to TV/Monitor?

With which type of monitor would the COMP connector be used?
Forum: support.Hardware 04 April 2018, 10:22
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By Sim085
Can I remove the COMP connector?

Hello, I have seen people removing the r/f modulator from an A1200 motherboard. I plan to do this as well since I never used this. However something else I never used is the COMP connector. What is...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 March 2018, 14:10
Replies: 12
Views: 304
Posted By Sim085
What I mean is does SCSI with DMA still offer any...

What I mean is does SCSI with DMA still offer any advantage when the end medium is a CF card and not a mechanical disk?

i.e. between:

(a) "SCSI (with DMA) -> CF"
(b) "IDE -> CF"

Does (a)...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 March 2018, 23:20
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By Sim085
These are two threads I started about floppy...

These are two threads I started about floppy drives and disks.
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=90253
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=90228

In summary I used surgical spirit on cotton...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 March 2018, 14:20
Replies: 12
Views: 304
Posted By Sim085
To be honest anything I ask is mostly theoretical...

To be honest anything I ask is mostly theoretical not because of use. I would say my question is more of the sort; since at the end of the chain there is a CF card, would SCSI still be better than...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 March 2018, 14:18
Replies: 12
Views: 304
Posted By Sim085
Grand Slam 500 ...

Grand Slam 500
http://amiga.resource.cx/exp/grandslam500
Forum: support.Hardware 30 March 2018, 12:24
Replies: 12
Views: 304
Posted By Sim085
(SCSI to IDE to CF) vs (IDE to CF)

As we all know the A500 did not have either SCSI or IDE connectors while the A1200 came with an IDE connector.

For the A500 I have an expansion which provides a SCSI connector. I then have a...
Forum: support.Other 09 March 2018, 15:50
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By Sim085
I understand, I was always amazed how everything...

I understand, I was always amazed how everything (I mean Workbench) booted in just 1.5MB and was under the impression that 256MB of FastRAM was mostly a "because you can" sort of thing rather than...
Forum: support.Other 09 March 2018, 12:08
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By Sim085
Amiga and RAM

Hello, for most of my life I used an A500+ with 2MB of ChipRAM and 4MB of FastRAM. I never had any trouble doing any of the day to day stuff I used to do (mostly playing and some word processing).
...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 February 2018, 14:17
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By Sim085
To be honest I only tested from Workbench. I will...

To be honest I only tested from Workbench. I will try the ControllerTest (http://aminet.net/package/util/misc/ControllerTest) which I believe I already have installed.
Forum: support.Hardware 26 February 2018, 08:37
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By Sim085
Mouse not working on left port but joystick works

Hello, I don't know if this is normal for an A1200 or not, or what might be causing it. if (when looking from the front) I attach the mouse to the "left" port the mouse doesn't work. However on the...
Forum: Coders. General 29 January 2018, 10:04
Replies: 10
Views: 804
Posted By Sim085
That is what I thought, from looking at the...

That is what I thought, from looking at the makefile script I can see it uses vc. However when I try it from Shell it gives me unknown command. I checked System:C and can only see make. No vc. I...
Forum: Coders. General 28 January 2018, 22:15
Replies: 10
Views: 804
Posted By Sim085
Thanks that really got me moving. I still have to...

Thanks that really got me moving. I still have to familiarise myself and follow more tutorials but like this I can already write and run some of the basic stuff I learnt at school.
Forum: Coders. General 28 January 2018, 16:06
Replies: 10
Views: 804
Posted By Sim085
So obviously I am just into this, my only...

So obviously I am just into this, my only experience of C development is a little from Windows. What is the advantage of using one or the other?
Forum: Coders. General 28 January 2018, 15:47
Replies: 10
Views: 804
Posted By Sim085
Yes, I did check those examples and they do work....

Yes, I did check those examples and they do work. I am using vbcc. However why the simple printf call doesn't work?

My make file looks as follows (exactly as the one in the link):


CC=vc...
Forum: Coders. General 28 January 2018, 14:45
Replies: 10
Views: 804
Posted By Sim085
Running simple C program

Hello,

I am trying to learn some C/C++ on Amiga. However I go stuck at the very beginning. I have taken the following the time I learn C on a windows machine;


#include <stdio.h>

int...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 January 2018, 16:50
Replies: 1
Views: 132
Posted By Sim085
HE34 (SD to FD adapter)

Hello,

I am interested in this as an SD to FD adapter. However the question I have is about the expected file contents of the SD;

Does it expect the files to be in ADF format?
Or for example I...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 January 2018, 18:14
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By Sim085
Yes I am sure of that, same disk boots on another...

Yes I am sure of that, same disk boots on another disk drive.



I think this particular drive had passed through some trauma. By watching videos on youtube I found out the following tool;
...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 January 2018, 16:43
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By Sim085
Hello, one floppy disk fixed and working great. I...

Hello, one floppy disk fixed and working great. I now have another one. This one when I insert a disk clicks, tries to load (I hear two clicks) and then nothing, just shows start up screen again.
...
Forum: support.Other 19 January 2018, 19:25
Replies: 12
Views: 636
Posted By Sim085
So I cleaned one of the disks with surgical...

So I cleaned one of the disks with surgical spirit, format with verification worked plus I copied files to it without issue. Next I'll try same method on a disk that makes these strange noises.
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