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Old 02 March 2013, 17:09   #37
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Originally Posted by trydowave View Post
i read somewhere that a dying cia chip would do this and mess with parallel port functions aswell as joystick ports. this might explain why the two button option in bubble and squeak and fightin' spirit arent working correctly. ive also had some troubles transfering adfs over the parallel cable. it says its doing it but when i load the floppy i find the previous adf on there.
any idea how much these chips are, where can i buy them and are they easy to replace?

UPDATE: Parallel transfer not working at all now... was yesterday! WTF! is my amiga dying.
CIA chips on A500's are easy, they are socketed not surface mounted, so simply gently unprise them and replace.
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