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Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 December 2019, 23:14
Replies: 36
Views: 933
Posted By aeberbach
Just bought Zork I - eBay :D

Just bought Zork I - eBay :D
Forum: Hardware mods 06 December 2019, 09:28
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By aeberbach
https://imgur.com/gallery/RV3K6h5 This is an...

https://imgur.com/gallery/RV3K6h5

This is an in-progress shot. All keys working as they should - check. Mounting in the A600 - finished. Now I am making custom keycaps using a laser engraver after...
Forum: Member Introductions 06 December 2019, 06:46
Replies: 24
Views: 454
Posted By aeberbach
whdownload is a bit like those emulator rom sites...

whdownload is a bit like those emulator rom sites - it usually includes an archive that you can just run using whdload, game and all.
whdload site gives you the whdload program itself, but also has...
Forum: Member Introductions 06 December 2019, 01:45
Replies: 24
Views: 454
Posted By aeberbach
Hi, welcome! I have had one issue with whdload,...

Hi, welcome! I have had one issue with whdload, on Eye of the Beholder - downloading from whdownload got me a package with an older slave component that had a bug. Grabbing the newer version from...
Forum: Hardware mods 05 December 2019, 05:12
Replies: 150
Views: 66,732
Posted By aeberbach
Can you show a picture?

Can you show a picture?
Forum: Hardware mods 05 December 2019, 01:08
Replies: 150
Views: 66,732
Posted By aeberbach
The '0' resistor is exactly the same as a wire,...

The '0' resistor is exactly the same as a wire, it is a resistor with no resistance - aka a link.

I took the LEDs on the adapter boards off while I had the soldering iron hot. The Amiga 1200 HD...
Forum: Hardware mods 04 December 2019, 23:16
Replies: 150
Views: 66,732
Posted By aeberbach
Nice fix mpattonm - I like to think someone got...

Nice fix mpattonm - I like to think someone got in trouble for including parts that cost money and weren't needed!
Forum: Hardware mods 03 December 2019, 06:05
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By aeberbach
Not yet - once everything is verified to work I...

Not yet - once everything is verified to work I will make a proper post with a fixed price and keep records of each individual one for sale - same as http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=97394 - OK?...
Forum: Hardware mods 03 December 2019, 04:32
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By aeberbach
New Amiga 600 mechanical keyboard - PCBs arrived!

Here she is: https://imgur.com/JZE8Wng

The substrate is a very solid 3.2mm, the switches fitted are Gateron brown.

Unfortunately the A600 is fitted with KS 2.0 while all I have for WB is...
Forum: Member Introductions 29 November 2019, 03:01
Replies: 13
Views: 511
Posted By aeberbach
Bargain! Welcome.

Bargain! Welcome.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 November 2019, 05:08
Replies: 103
Views: 4,773
Posted By aeberbach
Adventur.com

Adventur.com
Forum: support.Hardware 21 November 2019, 12:41
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By aeberbach
Lenovo T22i available resolutions tested

I read that the Lenovo T22i is a modern monitor I could buy new that works with an Amiga, so I bought one. It didn't ship overnight but I did get a nice discount for signing up to their spam as well...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 November 2019, 11:27
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By aeberbach
SysInfo screen; fake 68030?

I have an image from a "MC68030RC50C" that someone sent me. It isn't suspiciously cheap but I'm not sure. Output from whichamiga isn't available. Does the following "(MMU NOT ENABLED)" indicate that...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 November 2019, 23:53
Replies: 31
Views: 1,525
Posted By aeberbach
The ones already in circulation have become...

The ones already in circulation have become expensive as many people have said.

Last May I was telling a Slack group about a retro computer thing I was building and a guy popped up and said "Hey I...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 November 2019, 23:43
Replies: 24
Views: 1,259
Posted By aeberbach
Just Cause is probably the best example! I can't...

Just Cause is probably the best example! I can't believe my kids play that garbage. Effectively you can't die. You can carry a warehouse full of munitions. You can have a ground attack fighter...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 November 2019, 07:28
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By aeberbach
Watched, loved it. Thanks!

Watched, loved it. Thanks!
Forum: support.Hardware 17 November 2019, 07:26
Replies: 0
Views: 121
Posted By aeberbach
TIL the A600 has an 8U space bar.

I thought they were all 9U - checked my PCB layout several times before I pulled out a 9U space bar and compared it.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 November 2019, 00:56
Replies: 48
Views: 2,338
Posted By aeberbach
These are fantastic (Apple M6082 powered...

These are fantastic (Apple M6082 powered speakers, from about the same time period as the A1200):

https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/vintage-1993-apple-design-powered-1852436519

BUT most of...
Forum: MarketPlace 14 November 2019, 00:48
Replies: 1,808
Sticky: Ebay Links
Views: 370,528
Posted By aeberbach
I was going to post a link to the Amiga 4000...

I was going to post a link to the Amiga 4000 Video Toaster that was on eBay USA for $999 buy it now - but it looks like someone bought it!

Anyone from here? It looked like the original battery...
Forum: Hardware mods 03 November 2019, 04:21
Replies: 29
Views: 3,860
Posted By aeberbach
Definitely, in fact there is no reason not to add...

Definitely, in fact there is no reason not to add switches in those positions either side of the space bar and to figure out unused connections in the keyboard matrix. Unknown key scan codes received...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 October 2019, 11:39
Replies: 17
Views: 571
Posted By aeberbach
Lenovo T22i is a current monitor, you can order...

Lenovo T22i is a current monitor, you can order it delivered overnight and return it if you don’t like it. Works great on my A1200 with an unbuffered physical adapter. Most modes!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 October 2019, 04:03
Replies: 24
Views: 1,178
Posted By aeberbach
On Australian eBay an A500 sells for at least...

On Australian eBay an A500 sells for at least $300, an A1200 for at least $500 - but there are some trying to sell recapped A1200 machines for close to $1000. And they probably succeed some of the...
Forum: Hardware mods 21 October 2019, 09:08
Replies: 29
Views: 3,860
Posted By aeberbach
Two updates: - I got some genuine Cherry...

Two updates:

- I got some genuine Cherry screw-in stabilisers from Novelkeys LLC. The difference is night and day, now it feels like a mechanical keyboard should.

- I revised the PCB slightly,...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 19 October 2019, 04:41
Replies: 4
Views: 667
Posted By aeberbach
copying the newer slave file from the Dungeon...

copying the newer slave file from the Dungeon Master archive on WHDLoad made everything work, thanks again.
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 14 October 2019, 05:23
Replies: 7
Views: 982
Posted By aeberbach
That’s the one AmigaHope, well done! (The...

That’s the one AmigaHope, well done!

(The first link)
Forum: project.WHDLoad 06 October 2019, 23:58
Replies: 4
Views: 667
Posted By aeberbach
Thanks, I even looked in that bug tracker and did...

Thanks, I even looked in that bug tracker and did not find it. I’ll try the update.
Forum: project.WHDLoad 06 October 2019, 08:59
Replies: 4
Views: 667
Posted By aeberbach
Anyone recognise this error? WHDLoad 68060, 68030 is fine

When loading Dungeon Master with a 68030 fitted everything works fine!

When using a 68060 (rev 5, 32MB) I get the following:

Exception "Access Fault" ($4008)
PC = $2EFAAE4 (ExpMem $48AE4)...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 September 2019, 06:21
Replies: 31
Views: 3,312
Posted By aeberbach
Props ransom!

Props ransom!
Forum: Hardware mods 22 September 2019, 03:48
Replies: 29
Views: 3,860
Posted By aeberbach
I am disappointed with the stabilisers I got from...

I am disappointed with the stabilisers I got from AliExpress. They are very loose and fiddly to fit and add the wire to - will look harder for some screw-ins next time. Anyway - a bicycle spoke is...
Forum: News 11 September 2019, 13:43
Replies: 464
Views: 64,463
Posted By aeberbach
I've placed two orders with Amiga on the Lake,...

I've placed two orders with Amiga on the Lake, nothing but nice things to say about them. The first was for a transparent A1200.net case and some bits, the second for 3.1.4 ROM and some bits....
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 09 September 2019, 06:32
Replies: 7
Views: 982
Posted By aeberbach
[Found: Star Fleet I: The War Begins!] Star Trek-like, probably not licensed

This game was a lot like the old Star Trek games you could play on university mainframes, the main feature being a top down view of quadrants around your ship, like a map - I think that would be the...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 September 2019, 00:06
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By aeberbach
You have quality gear so far. I have that vacuum...

You have quality gear so far. I have that vacuum desoldering unit also, very nice and indispensable when you need it and cheap! Do you have soldering air filter to keep yourself healthy? Aside from...
Forum: Hardware mods 07 September 2019, 08:01
Replies: 0
Views: 500
Posted By aeberbach
Shuffling the drive lines worked

After removing the floppy drive to use an internal power supply in my A1200 I wanted the external drive to show as DF0: - so I detached a few of the resistors leading to the drive external connector...
Forum: Hardware mods 02 September 2019, 01:24
Replies: 8
Views: 1,756
Posted By aeberbach
Nice job, but always try a stick-on heat sink...

Nice job, but always try a stick-on heat sink (try element 14) before a noisy fan. A lot of the time you will find the fan not needed. Remember the fresh thermal adhesive and a clean processor to...
Forum: Hardware mods 29 August 2019, 01:24
Replies: 11
Views: 1,133
Posted By aeberbach
In this case there is no need for forced air...

In this case there is no need for forced air cooling. The Mean Well module can sit in the original Commodore power supply brick with very little cooling, only the slots cast in the plastic box for...
Forum: Hardware mods 24 August 2019, 01:38
Replies: 11
Views: 1,133
Posted By aeberbach
I will definitely share the model but need to...

I will definitely share the model but need to revise one or two things. When you use something for a bit there are always a couple of little improvements to discover.
Forum: MarketPlace 18 August 2019, 15:10
Replies: 1,808
Sticky: Ebay Links
Views: 370,528
Posted By aeberbach
I'm going to regret not just using "buy it now"...

I'm going to regret not just using "buy it now" on this one.
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 August 2019, 12:52
Replies: 266
Views: 30,099
Posted By aeberbach
If you take a Wico base (any will work) and a...

If you take a Wico base (any will work) and a Quickshot (the one that looks like a cobra with the top switches and the trigger) you can merge the two. The metal shaft of the Wico is almost exactly...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 August 2019, 21:29
Replies: 13
Views: 367
Posted By aeberbach
The point of removing the drive connector is to...

The point of removing the drive connector is to modify only the replaceable socket - if the signals are accessible without doing so that would be better, I only looked quickly at the PCB for this. I...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 August 2019, 15:03
Replies: 13
Views: 367
Posted By aeberbach
I thought about this when doing the internal...

I thought about this when doing the internal power supply thing. The internal floppy is gone so you need an external floppy to be DF0: Unfortunately the drive select line is hard wired to the...
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