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Forum: Amiga scene 23 June 2021, 16:44
Replies: 109
Views: 17,578
Posted By dalek
No®, They are being shitty®, since they don't own...

No®, They are being shitty®, since they don't own the Amiga mark® which is registered to Amiga Corp. (https://trademarks.ipo.gov.uk/ipo-tmcase/page/Results/1/UK00900815779) in computers.


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Forum: project.ClassicWB 22 June 2021, 05:42
Replies: 110
Views: 8,781
Posted By dalek
Making the new OS look like the old OS's new OS...

Making the new OS look like the old OS's new OS look ....

Is it only me that prefers the out-of-the-box 1.3 and 2.04/3.1 looks?
Forum: request.Other 03 June 2021, 05:41
Replies: 36
Views: 10,374
Posted By dalek
If you read and follow the PD rules you won't get...

If you read and follow the PD rules you won't get s###listed. Read the FAQs on what's best to seed to get your ratio up.

And be patient. You get a free ticket once a year on your sign-up date,...
Forum: support.Other 20 May 2021, 00:06
Replies: 584
Views: 136,504
Posted By dalek
It's open source - go for it!

It's open source - go for it!
Forum: News 20 May 2021, 00:06
Replies: 266
Views: 57,721
Posted By dalek
Lot's of people sticking with 3.1

Lot's of people sticking with 3.1
Forum: News 18 May 2021, 13:39
Replies: 891
Views: 109,481
Posted By dalek
I want to support the developers but I don't want...

I want to support the developers but I don't want to give Hyperion a single cent.

I'll sit this one out too and stick with 3.1
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 May 2021, 01:34
Replies: 57
Views: 4,347
Posted By dalek
I binned my broken A570 that the local repair...

I binned my broken A570 that the local repair shop said had a "broken main logic chip" and wasn't repairable. 25 years later I'm 100% confident that I could fix it. Luckily my Dad bought me...
Forum: support.Other 10 May 2021, 07:03
Replies: 584
Views: 136,504
Posted By dalek
So you understand that you are supposed to use...

So you understand that you are supposed to use WinUAE to setup the whole thing, adding the kickstart / os/ userpackages etc from your PC? After it's all done you then take that hdf, write it to you...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 May 2021, 10:46
Replies: 12
Views: 1,638
Posted By dalek
Hmmm doesn't fix it for my A2091 - still hangs in...

Hmmm doesn't fix it for my A2091 - still hangs in the same place. I tried a bunch of variations of delays (eg 25, 30, 40, 45, 50 etc) but no luck.

When turning on serial debugging, timing breaks...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 May 2021, 05:36
Replies: 12
Views: 1,638
Posted By dalek
I built two, one with a clone bluepill one with a...

I built two, one with a clone bluepill one with a genuine bluepill (both pass greaseweazle's blinky test). Same behavior on both:

* A2091 v6.6 ROM: WD33C93A-PL SCSI Chip: identifies okay, seems...
Forum: Hardware mods 04 May 2021, 16:49
Replies: 102
Views: 13,382
Posted By dalek
Just show us the red bar already [emoji849]

Just show us the red bar already [emoji849]
Forum: Hardware mods 28 April 2021, 01:04
Replies: 73
Views: 21,267
Posted By dalek
Another thought - did you get your GALs from a...

Another thought - did you get your GALs from a known good supplier (mouser/rs etc) or a known bad supplier (ebay/aliexpress). In the second case you may have been sent remarked fakes that are much...
Forum: Hardware mods 27 April 2021, 05:44
Replies: 73
Views: 21,267
Posted By dalek
When you are programming the Atmel GALs with the...

When you are programming the Atmel GALs with the TL866, do you select the 'encrypt chip' option? Otherwise it programs garbage.
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 24 April 2021, 11:08
Replies: 9
Views: 2,072
Posted By dalek
How have you not seen GoADF!...

How have you not seen GoADF! (https://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=97232) yet?
Forum: support.Hardware 19 April 2021, 03:04
Replies: 4
Views: 620
Posted By dalek
I just had this same issue on an A2000 Rev 6. It...

I just had this same issue on an A2000 Rev 6. It was a faulty chipram DRAM. The piggyback method helped identify the faulty chip.

But it could also be bus buffers or Agnus etc.
Forum: support.Hardware 24 March 2021, 00:20
Replies: 9
Views: 1,512
Posted By dalek
Maybe they can be persuaded to just release the...

Maybe they can be persuaded to just release the code and the community can sort it out.

It's not like they are going to make any significant money off this endeavor - we already have open-source...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 March 2021, 23:25
Replies: 12
Views: 1,638
Posted By dalek
Thanks, I've ordered some and will give it a...

Thanks, I've ordered some and will give it a crack on a few Amiga SCSI controllers :)
Forum: Hardware mods 18 March 2021, 08:22
Replies: 7
Views: 1,425
Posted By dalek
You've looked here?:...

You've looked here?: https://github.com/LIV2/Bluster
Forum: support.Hardware 18 March 2021, 03:29
Replies: 12
Views: 1,638
Posted By dalek
Cool project - will certainly be a game changer...

Cool project - will certainly be a game changer and especially handy for giving SCSI back to older systems on the cheap.

Will the gerbers be available from somewhere eventually? Never fun to pay...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 March 2021, 12:48
Replies: 27
Views: 1,545
Posted By dalek
woah nice!

woah nice!
Forum: HOL suggestions and feedback 25 February 2021, 23:57
Replies: 13
Poll: HOL on HTTPS
Views: 2,410
Posted By dalek
On the http site you could set permanent redirect...

On the http site you could set permanent redirect for the Googlebot useragent to the https site, so it never "sees" or indexes the http only site. Or just plain block it in robots.txt for the http...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 February 2021, 23:18
Replies: 12
Views: 1,182
Posted By dalek
Check your serial settings are 9600 8N1, TX,RX...

Check your serial settings are 9600 8N1, TX,RX crossed over. Since you know the CPU and Paula is okay from testing in an A500 then it's likely either serial settings or you still have trace issues....
Forum: Amiga scene 24 February 2021, 21:31
Replies: 542
Views: 47,902
Posted By dalek
Yes and the marketing around "IBM Compatible"...

Yes and the marketing around "IBM Compatible" which struck fear into the hearts and minds of many a Mum or Dad lest they choose poorly for their children and be shown up in front of their peers.
Forum: Amiga scene 24 February 2021, 13:58
Replies: 542
Views: 47,902
Posted By dalek
Respect! DEC made the best hardware of the day. ...

Respect! DEC made the best hardware of the day. I think he has some really valid points. I started IT on DEC systems - some of them still running to this day.



It's something you can even...
Forum: Hardware pics 23 February 2021, 12:51
Replies: 15
Views: 4,221
Posted By dalek
Not really - I used my A570 with 1.3 for many...

Not really - I used my A570 with 1.3 for many many years. It's all I had. The requirement was 1MB CHIP RAM (not 512k Chip / 512k Fast).
Forum: support.Hardware 19 February 2021, 07:00
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By dalek
What revision A500? Is the 3.1 ROM a mask ROM...

What revision A500? Is the 3.1 ROM a mask ROM (original) or a UV erasable EPROM? If erasable, I think you need to check if you have the address bus pullups soldered next to your 68000. If not, add...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 February 2021, 07:13
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By dalek
Assuming this is on an Amiga 2000 and kickstart...

Assuming this is on an Amiga 2000 and kickstart 1.3?

I would start simpler with a single 40MB device and see how you go. Assuming you have termination set on the SCSI2SD, I would also ensure you...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 February 2021, 21:25
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By dalek
Probably a flakey Agnus socket on the A500. I...

Probably a flakey Agnus socket on the A500. I would get a pin and gently pull out each pin in the socket so that it has a bit more tension when the chip is seated. And try some contact cleaner on...
Forum: Hardware mods 02 February 2021, 22:56
Replies: 96
Views: 13,282
Posted By dalek
This is a winner for when stocks of 68000 CPUs...

This is a winner for when stocks of 68000 CPUs inevitably start to run dry. With the added benefit of providing optional accelerator features.

I see it as it's own thing not to be compared with...
Forum: News 02 February 2021, 22:21
Replies: 246
Views: 53,944
Posted By dalek
cmorley has a flash eprom emulator over on the...

cmorley has a flash eprom emulator over on the exxos forums that works really well. His shipping is reasonable to Australia. I'm super happy with mine. Slightly different product to the romulator...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 February 2021, 22:03
Replies: 12
Views: 627
Posted By dalek
If you want high quality don't get them from...

If you want high quality don't get them from aliexpress.

Only from digikey/mouser/rs/arrow/reichelt etc where you can see the datasheet and the material used for the contacts and can be sure you...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 January 2021, 03:21
Replies: 12
Views: 891
Posted By dalek
For the GBS - you know that you need to use the...

For the GBS - you know that you need to use the white connector for RGB in from the Amiga, not the VGA connector right?

Google some GBS-8200 Amiga specific connection images.

Also, the quality...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 December 2020, 02:05
Replies: 8
Views: 1,041
Posted By dalek
Thank® You™

Thank® You™
Forum: support.Games 27 December 2020, 02:02
Replies: 44
Views: 3,280
Posted By dalek
In the 'leak' there are newer cdtv sources that...

In the 'leak' there are newer cdtv sources that should be suitable - they look to support the cdtv v2. It was a bit beyond my care factor to try and rebuild everything as the versions were all over...
Forum: Amiga scene 09 December 2020, 12:51
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By dalek
If the sun 2 is part of the development...

If the sun 2 is part of the development environment it would be really nice to see what dev tools / compilers / debuggers it may still have installed along with any unix tools to download programs to...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 November 2020, 20:54
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By dalek
100k are definitely no good. 10k aren't great -...

100k are definitely no good. 10k aren't great - you should use 1k: https://www.exxoshost.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?t=2204
Forum: support.Hardware 23 November 2020, 00:50
Replies: 41
Views: 2,599
Posted By dalek
Exactly what r.cade and Kin Hell said. You need...

Exactly what r.cade and Kin Hell said. You need to deal with that corrosion before doing anything. Likely you will need to desolder Paula and Denise sockets, check for corrosion and replace. After...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 October 2020, 07:32
Replies: 178
Views: 66,901
Posted By dalek
Yep it did (I downloaded the old torrent and the...

Yep it did (I downloaded the old torrent and the updated on is available now) and now it's updating the same download directory.

Thanks!
Forum: Amiga scene 30 September 2020, 01:57
Replies: 178
Views: 66,901
Posted By dalek
Oh wow you are a champion! How about...

Oh wow you are a champion!

How about uploading to archive.org?
Forum: support.Hardware 20 September 2020, 23:15
Replies: 27
Views: 3,237
Posted By dalek
Perhaps you missed it but he kindly put the...

Perhaps you missed it but he kindly put the binaries repo back up:

https://github.com/terriblefire/terriblefire-binaries
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