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Forum: Amiga scene 19 October 2019, 17:54
Replies: 56
Views: 7,916
Posted By Cooljerk
I own my own business as contract labor and, when...

I own my own business as contract labor and, when I was younger, I worked at the bottom rung of the service industry, so believe me, I understand cranky, and unreasonable customers and never want to...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 October 2019, 04:14
Replies: 56
Views: 7,916
Posted By Cooljerk
AmigaKit contacted me today and we've reached an...

AmigaKit contacted me today and we've reached an agreement. It seems they managed to source a different, repaired ACA-1233n for me, and will be sending that to me, not an ACA 1221ec. They said...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 October 2019, 16:47
Replies: 56
Views: 7,916
Posted By Cooljerk
They won't offer a refund, hence why I keep at...

They won't offer a refund, hence why I keep at this a couple of times a year. Believe me, if I could get a refund, I absolutely would.

I mean, as is, they have had my $226 for 2 years now and I...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 October 2019, 02:39
Replies: 56
Views: 7,916
Posted By Cooljerk
So, to probably nobody's surprise, since their...

So, to probably nobody's surprise, since their last messages to me ITT, there has been ZERO communication back. And after contacting individual computers myself, the ACA1233n is discontinued, so they...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 January 2019, 01:18
Replies: 56
Views: 7,916
Posted By Cooljerk
I've had no problems in their past with their...

I've had no problems in their past with their speed of shipping, but I live in the US so slow shipping from the UK is sort of expected. Never had any problems with them until this return. I've been...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 January 2019, 20:57
Replies: 56
Views: 7,916
Posted By Cooljerk
Chris replied to me a few days ago, but...

Chris replied to me a few days ago, but unfortunately they went into my spam folder and thus I didn't see them. However, the gist of the emails were that the manufacturer behind the board no longer...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 January 2019, 21:05
Replies: 56
Views: 7,916
Posted By Cooljerk
Thats particularly disheartening considering...

Thats particularly disheartening considering shipping back to the uk cost me $50. So if they indeed stiff me, they wound up wasting even more money of mine.
Forum: Amiga scene 16 January 2019, 19:11
Replies: 56
Views: 7,916
Posted By Cooljerk
Evidence of correspondence: ...

Evidence of correspondence:

https://i.imgur.com/mgiuTcX.png

As you can see, Chris is actually the one who initiated the email chain, so every reply has been to the address he himself originally...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 January 2019, 18:42
Replies: 56
Views: 7,916
Posted By Cooljerk
Its been one long email chain since back in...

Its been one long email chain since back in september. Chris has replied in the chain several times, he just has seemingly chosen to not respond in the last month. As o said, his last response was...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 January 2019, 18:12
Replies: 56
Views: 7,916
Posted By Cooljerk
Thanks, I'll start poking them there. Just to...

Thanks, I'll start poking them there. Just to reiterate, all i want is a working product. The aca1233n isnt cheap, and i dont want a refund. I expected when they said they had received the old board...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 January 2019, 15:47
Replies: 56
Views: 7,916
Posted By Cooljerk
Been sending daily emails now, still no replies....

Been sending daily emails now, still no replies. Example:


"Hi Chris,
Still haven't heard back regarding my item. Please give me an update.
Best,
Gabe"
Forum: Amiga scene 15 January 2019, 17:43
Replies: 56
Views: 7,916
Posted By Cooljerk
Just an update that this still is not resolved. I...

Just an update that this still is not resolved. I held onto the board for a while to try Glen M's recommendation, but it sadly made no difference. Around December, it was determined that I needed to...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 December 2018, 21:32
Replies: 1
Views: 393
Posted By Cooljerk
Using SX-1 on CD32 in different case

The SX-1 is a pretty great upgrade to the CD32, offering more features than the more recent terrible fire upgrades and pretty much turning your CD32 into a full A1200, only minus the PCMCIA port. For...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 September 2018, 22:58
Replies: 56
Views: 7,916
Posted By Cooljerk
One is a 1D4, yes, but the other is a 1D1. I...

One is a 1D4, yes, but the other is a 1D1. I actually got the 1D1 with the ACA1233n with the intent of towerizing that mobo.
Forum: Amiga scene 26 September 2018, 22:04
Replies: 56
Views: 7,916
Posted By Cooljerk
In the end, I just want a working product I paid...

In the end, I just want a working product I paid for, I'm honestly not out to destroy their company or anything. Hence why I decided to make a topic on EAB -- I know they frequent this board and also...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 September 2018, 21:50
Replies: 56
Views: 7,916
Posted By Cooljerk
That's what's actually so frustrating -- we were...

That's what's actually so frustrating -- we were having a back and forth already, several emails, then about 6 days ago they just stopped. From the get-go I explained my situation and how I had tried...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 September 2018, 20:59
Replies: 56
Views: 7,916
Posted By Cooljerk
AmigaKit seemingly won't honor their warranty

I'm extremely frustrated with AmigaKit and want to warn other posters to avoid doing business with them after my latest experience. I've spent literally thousands of dollars over the years with their...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 October 2014, 00:03
Replies: 67
Views: 7,070
Posted By Cooljerk
You laugh, but I remember saying that almost...

You laugh, but I remember saying that almost verbatim when my dad and I got our first 50 mb HDD for our 486 back in the day.

Then I remember saying that again when I got a CD-burner. "imagine...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 October 2014, 00:01
Replies: 16
Views: 1,625
Posted By Cooljerk
On the subject of controllers, anybody got any...

On the subject of controllers, anybody got any good tips for loosening up the rubber on a Competition Pro joystick? I bought a new one the other day and the rubber which recenters the stick is so...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 October 2014, 23:27
Replies: 16
Views: 1,625
Posted By Cooljerk
never check a buy-it-now price, instead set your...

never check a buy-it-now price, instead set your ebay search results to show completed listings. That will often tell you a much more accurate price. Loose joypads seem to be going for 20 GBP...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 October 2014, 23:12
Replies: 67
Views: 7,070
Posted By Cooljerk
I saw an Amiga once back in about 1991. Just...

I saw an Amiga once back in about 1991. Just once. I was going to a birthday party and I stopped by the kid's house early, and he showed me lemmings running on what I'm fairly sure was an A500. Never...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 October 2014, 22:51
Replies: 165
Views: 25,966
Posted By Cooljerk
is there a way to reenable this? This sounds like...

is there a way to reenable this? This sounds like it'd be fascinating to study.
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 16 October 2014, 00:21
Replies: 816
Views: 144,631
Posted By Cooljerk
Sent a few PMs, I have some games I've converted...

Sent a few PMs, I have some games I've converted that I'd like to contribute to this project :)

All running on stock CD32.
Forum: Hardware mods 16 October 2014, 00:10
Replies: 3,414
Views: 309,798
Posted By Cooljerk
very interested in this

very interested in this
Forum: support.Hardware 16 October 2014, 00:10
Replies: 10
Views: 5,347
Posted By Cooljerk
Well the option when selecting the adfs is "save...

Well the option when selecting the adfs is "save and reboot" so I'd expect the machine to reboot when selecting that option. Seems, instead, it reboots the gotek floppy emulator itself, not the amiga...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 October 2014, 07:51
Replies: 10
Views: 5,347
Posted By Cooljerk
Fiddled with them for a while tonight and got...

Fiddled with them for a while tonight and got both working :) Rebooting the A1200 did the trick after loading the adfs.

The problem with the CD32 was that I had the drive set as fd0 instead of...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 October 2014, 20:00
Replies: 10
Views: 5,347
Posted By Cooljerk
Doh curse my selective dyslexia, totally saw 3.1...

Doh curse my selective dyslexia, totally saw 3.1 lol

I'll try and find an image of 1.3, thanks!
Forum: support.Hardware 13 October 2014, 19:18
Replies: 10
Views: 5,347
Posted By Cooljerk
K, I guess I'll try making an ADF out of my...

K, I guess I'll try making an ADF out of my actual workbench disks tonight on my A1200 and see if that works. I'm wondering if this is a RAM problem on my CD32. I previously had one of those CD32...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 October 2014, 11:07
Replies: 10
Views: 5,347
Posted By Cooljerk
ok, I've figured out some more. After I select my...

ok, I've figured out some more. After I select my images through the Gotek adf selector images, I get garbage on the screen and it hangs. But if I reset my CD32 then, the LED indicator on the Gotek...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 October 2014, 06:04
Replies: 10
Views: 5,347
Posted By Cooljerk
Gotek floppy emulator not working

I'm stumped as to the problem. I have two different gotek floppies and I'm trying to run them on two different amigas in two different setups, and I'm getting the same results.

The first is...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 November 2013, 18:48
Replies: 7
Views: 1,706
Posted By Cooljerk
SD hxC Floppy emulation... boot from SD?

Hiya,
a bunch of my old Amiga floppies are failing, and while I have a CF kit installed in my A1200 (actually a CD32 with an SX-1 installed), I'm looking to back my floppies up onto a different...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 April 2012, 07:45
Replies: 11
Views: 2,131
Posted By Cooljerk
I promise there are no visible screws on my PSU -...

I promise there are no visible screws on my PSU - it is a solid white brick. It doesn't even have any labels - all the PSU info is molded into the plastic. There was a very tiny sticker at the top of...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 April 2012, 23:34
Replies: 11
Views: 2,131
Posted By Cooljerk
K, that'll be absolutely no problem, I was kinda...

K, that'll be absolutely no problem, I was kinda anticipating having to replace the entire switch, and buying a new one is cheap and easy. My main problem is actually opening the PSU... I can't find...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 April 2012, 08:38
Replies: 11
Views: 2,131
Posted By Cooljerk
The damn switch on my PSU broke!

I have a functioning Amiga 1200 and a functioning Amiga 1200 PSU, but the on/off switch just broke on the damn thing. It feels like it fell off a latch or something inside the unit, and now I can...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 March 2012, 22:53
Replies: 18
Views: 8,266
Posted By Cooljerk
Does Wing Commander use c2p? It looks...

Does Wing Commander use c2p? It looks substantially better than the A500 version, but I can't tell if it's using c2p.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 March 2012, 01:35
Replies: 5
Views: 981
Posted By Cooljerk
My only reservation about buying another copy of...

My only reservation about buying another copy of Cannon Fodder is that I have it for the Jaguar and the Sega Genesis. Although, to be fair, neither version has mouse control (or, if they do, I don't...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 March 2012, 23:53
Replies: 5
Views: 981
Posted By Cooljerk
Fleshing out my Amiga collection?

First up, I have no nostalgia for the Amiga - I grew up without even knowing the machines existed, living in the US and all. I picked up a CD32 and an A1200 within the last year, and I've been trying...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 January 2012, 07:10
Replies: 51
Views: 5,185
Posted By Cooljerk
Super Burnout on the Atari Jaguar is an awesome...

Super Burnout on the Atari Jaguar is an awesome Hang-On clone:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=crTFDUrgS50
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 January 2012, 05:32
Replies: 181
Views: 23,014
Posted By Cooljerk
Those are all completely different games from the...

Those are all completely different games from the Genesis sonic titles. Did you even look at the youtube videos you posted?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 January 2012, 05:30
Replies: 0
Views: 1,148
Posted By Cooljerk
Gravis Gamepad?

I just bought a sealed Amiga Gravis Gamepad on ebay after searching for a long while. I had heard that there is a switch which remaps two of the 4 buttons on the gamepad to up and down... does...
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