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Forum: support.Hardware 15 October 2018, 02:27
Replies: 2
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Posted By DonutKing
Thanks so much, that fixed it :great

Thanks so much, that fixed it :great
Forum: support.Hardware 14 October 2018, 03:05
Replies: 2
Views: 518
Posted By DonutKing
Help with PFS3 on CF

Need some assistance please :)
Trying to setup a 16GB CF card for my A1200 rev 1D4 with 3.1 ROMs.


I followed the guide here:...
Forum: MarketPlace 12 April 2017, 10:54
Replies: 5
Views: 705
Posted By DonutKing
I believe this was just a clone of a Covox Speeh...

I believe this was just a clone of a Covox Speeh Thing.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Covox_Speech_Thing
Forum: support.Hardware 04 February 2015, 09:18
Replies: 41
Views: 3,656
Posted By DonutKing
Can you tell me where he got the flyback from,...

Can you tell me where he got the flyback from, and what type it is?

I'd like to get a space flyback for my 1084S although I'd probably need to find someone a bit closer to do the repair...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 19 December 2014, 22:19
Replies: 39
Views: 7,945
Posted By DonutKing
Results from Amiga 500 rev 6 + ACA500 +...

Results from Amiga 500 rev 6 + ACA500 + ACA1231/42


Mey's benchmark suite v1.02 CPU : 68030
Results :
Test %vs030 (raw result)
ST screen conv 42 (66 fps)
Sqr64 calc 84 (16971...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 28 October 2014, 03:12
Replies: 14
Views: 8,282
Posted By DonutKing
Yes, there is a jumper on the ACA500 that...

Yes, there is a jumper on the ACA500 that disables it - I have a switch hooked up to this to easily disable it if I'm booting from a floppy. However, the 14MHz 68000 is still active - the only way to...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 27 October 2014, 00:32
Replies: 14
Views: 8,282
Posted By DonutKing
You can configure the boot menu to only appear if...

You can configure the boot menu to only appear if you hold down the mouse button while booting.
If there is no floppy disk inserted, it will boot from CF.
This is how I have mine configured - power...
Forum: MarketPlace 19 August 2014, 23:24
Replies: 11
Views: 1,452
Posted By DonutKing
I'd like to buy one as well. I'm near the gold...

I'd like to buy one as well. I'm near the gold coast, QLD.
Forum: project.WHDLoad 16 July 2014, 14:28
Replies: 31
Views: 4,051
Posted By DonutKing
I've an Amiga 500 with ACA500, and in stock form...

I've an Amiga 500 with ACA500, and in stock form you won't be able to run most whdload games/demos due to lack of memory.

I installed a trapdoor expansion that gave me a total of 1MB Chip RAM and...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 June 2014, 04:49
Replies: 16
Views: 5,487
Posted By DonutKing
I think you are just postulating here whereas I...

I think you are just postulating here whereas I am speaking from experience.

Rev6 A500, stock except for 512kb trapdoor expansion, and ACA500.
Booting WB3.1 to run WHDLoad, you lose half a meg of...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 June 2014, 23:27
Replies: 16
Views: 5,487
Posted By DonutKing
Be that as it may, the fact is that adding an...

Be that as it may, the fact is that adding an A1200 accelerator to my ACA500 makes games and demos run worse - even without whload.

Without the accelerator you wont have enough memory to run most...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 June 2014, 04:39
Replies: 16
Views: 5,487
Posted By DonutKing
This is a good point. Having used my ACA500 with...

This is a good point. Having used my ACA500 with an ACA1232 for a couple of months now I have to say it is not an ideal WHDLoad machine.

The ACA500 only comes with 2MB of RAM, and you lose half of...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 June 2014, 14:54
Replies: 8
Views: 1,087
Posted By DonutKing
I fit a switch to my ACA1232 and ACA500. If you...

I fit a switch to my ACA1232 and ACA500. If you disable the accelerator while the system is running, it just locks up. Just power off and back on, and everything is fine.
Forum: News 01 June 2014, 06:28
Replies: 674
Views: 135,419
Posted By DonutKing
I'm started to get a little frustrated with my...

I'm started to get a little frustrated with my setup....
It seems that with an ACA1232-25 installed into my ACA500, quite a few things actually run slower than with just the ACA500...

I'm finding...
Forum: News 18 May 2014, 04:50
Replies: 674
Views: 135,419
Posted By DonutKing
amigastore.eu has the ACA1220-16 for 88.52 Euro. ...

amigastore.eu has the ACA1220-16 for 88.52 Euro.

However a small RAM expansion like this could still be useful. I've found a couple of games/demos that slow down or stutter with my ACA1232-25...
Forum: support.Games 09 May 2014, 13:02
Replies: 3
Views: 949
Posted By DonutKing
I've a similar setup, - A500, ACA500, ACA1232-25....

I've a similar setup, - A500, ACA500, ACA1232-25.
I get sound problems and slowdowns in certain games and demos with the ACA1232 enabled - WHDLOAD or otherwise.

If I disable the ACA1232 with the...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 April 2014, 13:50
Replies: 0
Views: 1,368
Posted By DonutKing
ACA500 slowdown

I'm running an ACA500, with flash 0.99, on my Rev6a A500, which is totally stock apart from a 512KB trapdoor expansion.

I've noticed that a number of demos slow down a lot on certain effects....
Forum: Hardware mods 28 March 2014, 14:06
Replies: 329
Views: 72,946
Posted By DonutKing
If customs were holding it they'd send you a...

If customs were holding it they'd send you a letter or call you asking you to pay any fees that were owed.


Been there, done that. Although that was for motorbike parts, not amiga parts :) I've...
Forum: News 28 March 2014, 04:01
Replies: 625
Views: 140,971
Posted By DonutKing
This could be the go, as long as shipping from NZ...

This could be the go, as long as shipping from NZ isn't too bad.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Roland-MT32-MultiTimbre-Sound-Module-Midi-Synthesizer-with-manual-/261435568756
Forum: support.Hardware 23 March 2014, 23:16
Replies: 19
Views: 4,854
Posted By DonutKing
See my previous post, using that method can...

See my previous post, using that method can access my aux CF card when booting from a Workbench 1.3 floppy.
Forum: Amiga scene 20 March 2014, 22:52
Replies: 19
Views: 5,656
Posted By DonutKing
I vote for SPARC.

I vote for SPARC.
Forum: support.Hardware 11 March 2014, 12:16
Replies: 19
Views: 4,854
Posted By DonutKing
I got a green screen with a hex dump once before,...

I got a green screen with a hex dump once before, by enabling MapROM but using the amiga's onboard kickstart. i.e. not the 1.3 or 3.1 that is included with the ACA500. My amiga has a 1.3 ROM chip...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 March 2014, 23:54
Replies: 19
Views: 4,854
Posted By DonutKing
In the ACA500 boot menu, press F10 to get to the...

In the ACA500 boot menu, press F10 to get to the expert config options.
Turn on option F8 (Aux CF Slot). This will automatically enable option F7 (IDE driver update). You should now be able to read...
Forum: News 09 March 2014, 23:58
Replies: 674
Views: 135,419
Posted By DonutKing
Just got mine setup on the weekend. So far I am...

Just got mine setup on the weekend. So far I am pretty happy with it.
Being able to read FAT format CF cards natively is great, makes it really easy to transfer files downloaded on my PC to the...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 November 2011, 01:29
Replies: 22
Views: 5,455
Posted By DonutKing
Some further research... On the Phoenix...

Some further research...

On the Phoenix utilities disk there is a list of jumper settings which isn't in any of the manuals you can download off the web. I've managed to extract it using WinUAE.
...
Forum: support.Demos 27 November 2011, 23:55
Replies: 12
Views: 4,654
Posted By DonutKing
booting off kick 1.3 floppy :) I will try...

booting off kick 1.3 floppy :)

I will try that version you linked on my A500 and see if there is any difference :)


EDIT: Here is the logic for that U60 chip that makes it work on the Phoenix....
Forum: support.Demos 27 November 2011, 20:28
Replies: 12
Views: 4,654
Posted By DonutKing
It doesn't work properly on my 500 at all. It's a...

It doesn't work properly on my 500 at all. It's a rev 5a with 1.3 kickstart. I have the trapdoor 512kb expansion and stock 512kb cchipram, but removing the trapdoor expansion makes no difference.

...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 November 2011, 03:05
Replies: 22
Views: 5,455
Posted By DonutKing
I've been busy today... I received a G540 USB...

I've been busy today... I received a G540 USB programmer and a few different GAL chips. So I can finally start installing the missing options on the phoenix :)

I also recieved an 8735 Agnus which...
Forum: support.Demos 26 November 2011, 03:03
Replies: 12
Views: 4,654
Posted By DonutKing
Well here's something weird. On my A1000 Phoenix...

Well here's something weird. On my A1000 Phoenix board with 8732A Agnus, this demo didn't work properly. One of the options you can install in the board is the U60 PAL/GAL chip which seems to do some...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 November 2011, 00:53
Replies: 22
Views: 5,455
Posted By DonutKing
A bit of an update on this project... ...

A bit of an update on this project...

Thankfully one of the users at a1k.org was kind enough to identify and dump the missing chips for me :) So I now have the .JED files to program replacements...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 October 2011, 03:17
Replies: 22
Views: 5,455
Posted By DonutKing
I'm already a member of Amibay. Another guy has...

I'm already a member of Amibay. Another guy has had a thread looking for the chipram cover going for a couple of months now with no offers.
As for the chips I need, I've got the binary files from...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 October 2011, 03:31
Replies: 22
Views: 5,455
Posted By DonutKing
This is coming along pretty well, the case and...

This is coming along pretty well, the case and keyboard look like they'll clean up nicely (actually making a working keyboard is another matter), and I'm planning to solder on some new RCA jacks and...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 October 2011, 00:49
Replies: 22
Views: 5,455
Posted By DonutKing
Thanks for the info. The XEL thing is just a...

Thanks for the info.
The XEL thing is just a standard sidecar expansion. There are no external connectors, and the only internal connector is a 26 pin header.
A bit of googling suggests this could...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 October 2011, 03:38
Replies: 22
Views: 5,455
Posted By DonutKing
.... that honestly never crossed my mind. I think...

.... that honestly never crossed my mind. I think I'd have been much happier if it didn't :crying





That's the plan at this stage, I think there's a fair amount of work involved...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 October 2011, 01:44
Replies: 22
Views: 5,455
Posted By DonutKing
I've pulled the machine apart in an attempt to...

I've pulled the machine apart in an attempt to clean it, and taken a few more photos.

Here's the two keyboard I got with it. They are foul - I think one's had milk spilled in it at one point...
Forum: support.Demos 08 October 2011, 13:39
Replies: 12
Views: 4,654
Posted By DonutKing
That must be right, as I tried it on a 1000 and...

That must be right, as I tried it on a 1000 and it works perfectly.
Forum: support.Hardware 08 October 2011, 10:17
Replies: 22
Views: 5,455
Posted By DonutKing
Thanks for the info :) Is it true that there...

Thanks for the info :)
Is it true that there are supposedly less than 1000 of these ever made?


Wasn't free, cost $50 AUD
Forum: support.Hardware 08 October 2011, 05:13
Replies: 22
Views: 5,455
Posted By DonutKing
Picked up a 1000 today...

I met a bloke on another forum who had some old miggies sequestered away in his garage.
Took this 1000 home with me. Cosmetically its seen much better days.
http://i.imgur.com/QwMVRh.jpg

But the...
Forum: support.Demos 12 September 2011, 12:01
Replies: 12
Views: 4,654
Posted By DonutKing
Well I can't find an image of the demo itself. I...

Well I can't find an image of the demo itself. I did find 3 demopacks with this demo:
http://kestra.exotica.org.uk/demo.php?id=14429
http://kestra.exotica.org.uk/demo.php?id=28287...
Forum: support.Demos 12 September 2011, 08:19
Replies: 12
Views: 4,654
Posted By DonutKing
Spectre party demo/Phenomena

Hi

Forgive me if this is a stupid question but I'm very much a rookie when it comes to amiga stuff... I'm pretty late to the game having only just picked up a second hand Amiga 1200 and 500 a...
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