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Forum: support.Hardware 05 November 2020, 01:26
Replies: 24
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Posted By Blitter
Guys - I've got a floppy, a greaseweazle, ribbon...

Guys - I've got a floppy, a greaseweazle, ribbon and power cables - please can I just idiot-check with you that I've got my Greaseweazle set-up correctly before I try and connect it to my PC? This is...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 September 2020, 14:55
Replies: 24
Views: 1,738
Posted By Blitter
I did have a look but can't figure out how you've...

I did have a look but can't figure out how you've done it? Are you delivering power through the 34pins?
Forum: support.Hardware 22 September 2020, 11:38
Replies: 24
Views: 1,738
Posted By Blitter
Thanks solarmon. Not sure what you mean by select...

Thanks solarmon. Not sure what you mean by select line and cable with a twist?

Is the floppy drive not powered via the USB that the Greaseweazle plugs into? I just re-read some of the above posts...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 September 2020, 23:11
Replies: 24
Views: 1,738
Posted By Blitter
OK, so I've got hold of a Sony MPF920-Z Floppy...

OK, so I've got hold of a Sony MPF920-Z Floppy Drive. :)

I'm going to order the pre-built GreaseWeazle F7. I see it comes with either a chunky USB-B socket, or a micro-USB socket, not sure why? Is...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 September 2020, 15:26
Replies: 24
Views: 1,738
Posted By Blitter
Hmm, doesn't sometimes in custom disks the tracks...

Hmm, doesn't sometimes in custom disks the tracks go up to 82/84?
Forum: support.Hardware 06 September 2020, 14:33
Replies: 24
Views: 1,738
Posted By Blitter
So this will be eliminated as the Greaseweazle is...

So this will be eliminated as the Greaseweazle is now the controller?
Forum: support.Hardware 06 September 2020, 14:30
Replies: 24
Views: 1,738
Posted By Blitter
Thanks. Will using a PC drive allow me to read...

Thanks. Will using a PC drive allow me to read Mac disks?

ISTR back in the day a discussion over PC drives not physically being capable of reaching all parts of a Mac formatted disk? Or was that...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 September 2020, 12:54
Replies: 24
Views: 1,738
Posted By Blitter
Which floppy drive would be good for flux reading/Greaseweazle

I just read about Greaseweazle and it seems flux reading is now so cheap I can't not give it a go.


I mainly have Amiga disks, but also some Mac/Pc/Atari ST - it would be good to be able to read...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 26 December 2019, 13:15
Replies: 10
Views: 2,435
Posted By Blitter
Is there as IDE USB adapter that is known to...

Is there as IDE USB adapter that is known to definitely work? Just googling around and it seems people have a bit of trouble with Windows recognising the Amiga drive?
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 19 December 2019, 01:40
Replies: 10
Views: 2,435
Posted By Blitter
Ah right. So from Shell it's saying the size is...

Ah right. So from Shell it's saying the size is 30Mb, with 37% used (ie 11.1Mb) which would tally up with Dopus saying there's 19.1Mb left.


OK, so what's the best way to make a back up or clone...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 19 December 2019, 00:28
Replies: 10
Views: 2,435
Posted By Blitter
Got Dopus already installed - struggling to...

Got Dopus already installed - struggling to remember how to use it though!
When I click DH0 it says at the top of the screen Dirs : 000/021 Files : 000/015 Bytes : 0000000/0028633
Below, in the DH0...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 19 December 2019, 00:06
Replies: 10
Views: 2,435
Posted By Blitter
Backing up my original A1200 Hard Drive

I boxed my A1200 up 5 or 6 years ago, but have just got it out of storage and to my delight it still boots, everything's as it was.


I want to back up the Hard Drive, which is in 2 partitions,...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 November 2019, 16:16
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By Blitter
It says Power Supply A600, P-no. 391029-02 on the...

It says Power Supply A600, P-no. 391029-02 on the bottom.


Visually I can't see any leaking from the capacitors, and they're not bulging.
Forum: support.Hardware 29 November 2019, 13:06
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By Blitter
Amiga has been sat in a box since I last used it,...

Amiga has been sat in a box since I last used it, but if the Amiga had caused the problem wouldn't the fuse in the PSU (or plug) have gone first?

Can I safely test the resistors/diodes inside the...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 November 2019, 23:50
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By Blitter
A1200 Power Supply popped/dead

I've not used my A1200 for about 5 years. I just plugged it in, the power supply made a small pop and then I heard a small rapid clicking noise for a few seconds which then slowed to a stop.

...
Forum: request.Other 14 October 2019, 04:16
Replies: 0
Views: 1,209
Posted By Blitter
What is this font?

As many know, The Chart Show in the 80s used Amiga graphics and Workbench windows for their info boxes.

I'd like to know what font is being used in the text boxes in this screenshot from 1988?
...
Forum: request.Other 14 October 2019, 03:11
Replies: 3
Views: 1,322
Posted By Blitter
Awesome, thanks Clenched. :)

Awesome, thanks Clenched. :)
Forum: request.Other 13 October 2019, 18:59
Replies: 3
Views: 1,322
Posted By Blitter
Topaz Font - screengrab of various sizes

I understand the WorkBench 1.3 system font Topaz came in sizes 8, 9 and maybe a couple of other larger sizes (on disk)?


Does anyone have screengrabs of them to compare one size to the other?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 February 2017, 03:32
Replies: 23
Views: 3,910
Posted By Blitter
Can Amiga read/write to Atari ST floppy disks?

I have just acquired an Atari ST, and need some files putting onto floppies to run on it. I don't have a PC, or know anyone who still has a floppied-up PC.

Can I transfer files from my Mac to my...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 01 December 2014, 02:44
Replies: 12
Views: 3,052
Posted By Blitter
The HD is split into 2 partitions (pretty much to...

The HD is split into 2 partitions (pretty much to keep System and Work files seperate), and in total is only 80mb and I've got a 128mg CF card, so that's no bother.

I tried to copy the 'Work...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 23 November 2014, 01:30
Replies: 12
Views: 3,052
Posted By Blitter
Ah cool. So how would I do that - I guess I can't...

Ah cool. So how would I do that - I guess I can't boot from the hard drive if I want to make an image of it?
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 22 November 2014, 16:26
Replies: 12
Views: 3,052
Posted By Blitter
Hmm... don't really wanna take Amiga apart. Any...

Hmm... don't really wanna take Amiga apart. Any other ways?
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 22 November 2014, 02:20
Replies: 12
Views: 3,052
Posted By Blitter
Make HD image for use in emulator?

I've got a PCMCIA-CF adapter that I used a few years ago to transfer floppy contents to my Mac.

I'm now wondering if it's possible to make a disk image of my entire A1200 hard drive to use through...
Forum: AMR contributions 14 October 2011, 03:12
Replies: 12
Views: 3,569
Posted By Blitter
Cool... thanks for doing that. I've got a...

Cool... thanks for doing that.

I've got a whole box of coverdisks stored with my old 1200. When I retrieve it (once the renovations are done) I may be able to fill a few more missing holes.

For...
Forum: AMR contributions 12 October 2011, 16:04
Replies: 12
Views: 3,569
Posted By Blitter
Cool. They're in the post. In case they get...

Cool. They're in the post.

In case they get lost, here's proper scans of them.

http://i53.tinypic.com/24y5zmf.jpghttp://i53.tinypic.com/msdroh.jpg
Forum: AMR contributions 11 October 2011, 03:01
Replies: 12
Views: 3,569
Posted By Blitter
Hey prowler, yeah, that'd be great. please...

Hey prowler,

yeah, that'd be great. please pm your address.

I don't require them back, was just gonna chuck them out till I did a quick check on here.
Forum: AMR contributions 10 October 2011, 14:56
Replies: 12
Views: 3,569
Posted By Blitter
Amiga Computing May 1996 Coverdisks

Hi Guys,

I'm just renovating my house and have unearthed two coverdisks for Amiga Computing, May 1996 which don't appear to be in the AMR archives.

All my gear is out in storage - I know it...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 12 October 2009, 02:07
Replies: 9
Views: 1,910
Posted By Blitter
Cool - thanks guys for the guidance. :)

Cool - thanks guys for the guidance. :)
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 12 October 2009, 01:37
Replies: 9
Views: 1,910
Posted By Blitter
Thanks TjLaZer. Can I also check a bit of...

Thanks TjLaZer.

Can I also check a bit of history - in WB1.3 was the Cli ever referred to as the Shell? I mean in terms of commands, but also if you were (for instance) following some instructions...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 12 October 2009, 00:28
Replies: 9
Views: 1,910
Posted By Blitter
What is the default WB1.3 system font called?

I don't have my emulator installed yet on my current machine, but want to mock up a WB1.3 Cli window.

Does anyone know the name of the default system font that would be used in such a window?
...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 March 2009, 19:29
Replies: 1,196
Views: 487,406
Posted By Blitter
Link to the wiki's just gone out in the b3ta.com...

Link to the wiki's just gone out in the b3ta.com newsletter, so expect even more crazy traffic tonight. :)
Forum: Amiga scene 30 June 2008, 21:18
Replies: 249
Views: 38,161
Posted By Blitter
:D :D :D :D This is such a cool idea....

:D :D :D :D

This is such a cool idea. :bowdown


Gonna be piping these out round the office tomorrow. :D
Forum: AMR data problems 30 June 2008, 21:02
Replies: 9
Views: 4,835
Posted By Blitter
Don't know if it's worth it/possible in the...

Don't know if it's worth it/possible in the database, but might it be an idea to flag the copy protected/copyrighted ones as being so, instead of showing them as just 'missing'???

:)
Forum: AMR contributions 30 June 2008, 20:54
Replies: 1
Views: 1,974
Posted By Blitter
AUI Vol 6 No 12 - I have coverdisk to scan...

...but I've written on it along one side (used it as a blank floppy at some point).

Someone might be able to paint out the writing, or I can have a go myself - is anyone interested, or are only...
Forum: AMR data problems 14 June 2008, 13:57
Replies: 9
Views: 4,835
Posted By Blitter
Out of curiousity, I noticed that a lot of the AF...

Out of curiousity, I noticed that a lot of the AF disks that are missing are games/game demos (eg Issue 63, Operation G2 demo).

Is there a reason for this? Are any not allowed? I can go off...
Forum: AMR data problems 14 June 2008, 11:56
Replies: 7
Views: 4,785
Posted By Blitter
Amiga Computing Issue 66 (November 1993) ...

Amiga Computing Issue 66 (November 1993)

http://amr.abime.net/issue_505_coverdisks

Bit less straightforward, this one:

The two coverdisk files and filenames are correct, so don't touch them,...
Forum: AMR data problems 13 June 2008, 20:47
Replies: 9
Views: 4,835
Posted By Blitter
On a couple of other coverdisks for CU Amiga I...

On a couple of other coverdisks for CU Amiga I found the files were missing:

http://amr.abime.net/issue_621_coverdisks (November 1994)

Second disk (Football Glory) returns a 'file not found'...
Forum: AMR data problems 13 June 2008, 20:41
Replies: 7
Views: 4,785
Posted By Blitter
Ok, well here's one for Issue 68 (Christmas 1993)...

Ok, well here's one for Issue 68 (Christmas 1993)

http://amr.abime.net/issue_531_coverdisks

In the contents on this page, 'Take 2' is in the content table for Disk 2 - it should be in the Disk...
Forum: AMR data problems 13 June 2008, 19:03
Replies: 7
Views: 4,785
Posted By Blitter
Cool... I've found about half a dozen other mix...

Cool... I've found about half a dozen other mix ups regarding disks/filenames/images and content tables in a few other Amiga Computings - shall I list them here or create a new thread for each one?
Forum: AMR data problems 13 June 2008, 00:53
Replies: 9
Views: 4,835
Posted By Blitter
AUI Vol 6 No 6 - Wrong coverdisk image

AUI Volume 6 No 6 (June 1992)

http://amr.abime.net/issue_956_coverdisks (AUI)

The coverdisk jpeg image is showing as a duplicate of the previous month's coverdisk image.
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