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Forum: Nostalgia & memories 24 May 2022, 22:53
Replies: 20
Views: 835
Posted By r.cade
I love the 1000 design, but if it has one fault,...

I love the 1000 design, but if it has one fault, it's that the case is a little too flimsy. With a monitor sitting on it, it stresses the plastic some and bends a little out of shape over time.
Forum: support.Hardware 14 May 2022, 05:18
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By r.cade
It works, most things work fine, but they may...

It works, most things work fine, but they may block the mouse/joystick ports.

The slot is NOT upside down, it's only on the reverse side. If you plug in something upside down, you will likely...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 May 2022, 21:24
Replies: 13
Views: 1,136
Posted By r.cade
Just FYI - corrosion is eating down through and...

Just FYI - corrosion is eating down through and across the board slowly underneath the solder mask. It needs professional work or it will not live too much longer before you start having issues like...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 May 2022, 15:23
Replies: 22
Views: 1,062
Posted By r.cade
The coercivity is close, but not exactly right....

The coercivity is close, but not exactly right. DD writes with about 10% less strength than HD media is designed for.

For this reason, they will be somewhat unreliable as a DD storage medium. Add...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 May 2022, 04:52
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By r.cade
It's called foldover. It just needs an old dried...

It's called foldover. It just needs an old dried cap replaced. Usually you buy a kit and replace them all at the same time...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 April 2022, 17:37
Replies: 17
Views: 9,178
Posted By r.cade
As mentioned, if Rev.6 or Rev.8, you need to make...

As mentioned, if Rev.6 or Rev.8, you need to make sure the resistor packs are installed. If it's Rev5 (or Rev.3 probably) then you need a kickstart adapter with the resistors integrated.

With that...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 April 2022, 15:31
Replies: 11
Views: 824
Posted By r.cade
I'm going to take a wild guess and say your case...

I'm going to take a wild guess and say your case has become magnetized and may need demagnetized.

Either that or there is some component on the board that has failed in a way that it is more...
Forum: request.Apps 14 April 2022, 19:55
Replies: 5
Views: 784
Posted By r.cade
Half a megabit! :)

Half a megabit! :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 April 2022, 16:44
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By r.cade
You have a way to image the disk? ...

You have a way to image the disk?

DeluxePaint was released at the same time as the Amiga 1000, so the internal tool called "Prism" definitely was never released. This is a different program.
Forum: support.Hardware 07 April 2022, 20:02
Replies: 10
Views: 717
Posted By r.cade
Bummer... probably damaged Denise, or Agnus...

Bummer... probably damaged Denise, or Agnus possibly.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 April 2022, 22:44
Replies: 156
Views: 22,681
Posted By r.cade
My A500 "pack" came with Workbench 1.2 disks...

My A500 "pack" came with Workbench 1.2 disks only. :)

However, I did order Faery Tale Adventure along with it, and that is the only original part I still own.
I did also buy Dragon's Lair in the...
Forum: support.Games 05 April 2022, 03:22
Replies: 25
Views: 2,364
Posted By r.cade
Just FYI, this seems to require 1M RAM (512k...

Just FYI, this seems to require 1M RAM (512k chip/512k slow, or 1M chip) where the original ran in 512k.

Still, thank you for doing it.
Forum: support.Hardware 01 April 2022, 16:32
Replies: 20
Views: 1,303
Posted By r.cade
The smoke and fumes are mostly from the rosin...

The smoke and fumes are mostly from the rosin core burning, not the lead or tin, but still it can irritate the eyes and lungs and could cause asthma if you were exposed heavily for a long period of...
Forum: Hardware mods 27 March 2022, 23:41
Replies: 4
Views: 995
Posted By r.cade
Well, those are for impedance matching on the bus...

Well, those are for impedance matching on the bus signals. The design calls for 68 ohms.

Now I have noticed some cheap RAM expansions on eBay that completely omit them. I'm not sure if that would...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 March 2022, 20:20
Replies: 15
Views: 1,966
Posted By r.cade
Yes, it's normal.

Yes, it's normal.
Forum: support.Hardware 24 March 2022, 18:48
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By r.cade
I noticed others saying that resetting the EEPROM...

I noticed others saying that resetting the EEPROM might fix the slot.

https://forum.icomp.de/index.php?thread/2270-can-t-boot-from-aca-500-plus-cf-card-slot-after-aca1234-cpld-update-and-0-140-me/
Forum: support.Hardware 24 March 2022, 18:14
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By r.cade
I would post on their support forum. They may...

I would post on their support forum. They may repair it if you send it to Jens.
Forum: support.Hardware 22 March 2022, 19:04
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By r.cade
Yes, it takes only about 5 minutes to replace the...

Yes, it takes only about 5 minutes to replace the caps on that little board and it fixes a lot of problems...

If that doesn't work, then CPU died, but that would be strange since it mostly worked...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 March 2022, 00:48
Replies: 15
Views: 712
Posted By r.cade
Well sure, yes, if you can get them from here......

Well sure, yes, if you can get them from here... Do it. I didn't know they were sold here.
Forum: support.Hardware 21 March 2022, 17:55
Replies: 15
Views: 712
Posted By r.cade
You won't find them locally in the US, but you...

You won't find them locally in the US, but you can order them from overseas. We just don't use that size standard here for anything related to home improvement...
Forum: support.Other 19 March 2022, 15:32
Replies: 6
Views: 1,003
Posted By r.cade
It's been doing it for a couple months for me....

It's been doing it for a couple months for me. However, lately it's working again.
Forum: support.Hardware 08 March 2022, 16:51
Replies: 6
Views: 688
Posted By r.cade
I've had Amiga keyboards do that. They are...

I've had Amiga keyboards do that. They are separate computers entirely with their own CPU, etc. Recap it... There are only a couple small ones on there and when they go bad the keyboard will be...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 March 2022, 15:55
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By r.cade
The 8372A is not NTSC or PAL, it is both,...

The 8372A is not NTSC or PAL, it is both, switchable. It is NTSC if pin 41 is grounded, and PAL if it is not.

If you have an official PAL board, I am not sure why it would set to NTSC (pin 41...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 March 2022, 15:44
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By r.cade
CD32's are really bad about failing caps. It...

CD32's are really bad about failing caps. It needs recapped, cleaned up, and probably repaired now.

If you sniff a little, you will probably smell the "fishy" smell around it.

Unfortunately,...
Forum: MarketPlace 27 February 2022, 16:43
Replies: 7
Views: 802
Posted By r.cade
What is a fair price for one? The prices are all...

What is a fair price for one? The prices are all over the place...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 February 2022, 16:20
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By r.cade
Every different Amiga and board revision sounds a...

Every different Amiga and board revision sounds a little different... Same with C64's. The filters are all a little different and have aged differently.
Forum: support.Hardware 18 February 2022, 19:45
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By r.cade
Just adapter and Pi without the emulator running...

Just adapter and Pi without the emulator running = black screen. Same as no CPU installed.

Amiga boots once you run the emulation on the Pi side. It's like you inserted a CPU and reset it, because...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 February 2022, 23:25
Replies: 40
Views: 2,784
Posted By r.cade
14400 are page mode, 14402 are static column. You...

14400 are page mode, 14402 are static column. You can only mix them if you have page mode in the first slot (front right, I think). Only put static column RAM in that spot if you have ALL static...
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 February 2022, 01:53
Replies: 11
Views: 999
Posted By r.cade
Most drives didn't make any specific noises when...

Most drives didn't make any specific noises when accessing data vs. not (some did, though). Most had a drive activity light which maybe accomplished what you are talking about.

I think WinUAE has...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 February 2022, 02:44
Replies: 78
Views: 5,502
Posted By r.cade
The Amiga was an amazing computer and amazing...

The Amiga was an amazing computer and amazing time to live through.

Unfortunately the endgame already happened, in 1994. Some say, long before that.

Now, we keep the memory and the ghosts in...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 February 2022, 14:55
Replies: 106
Views: 6,954
Posted By r.cade
Games that have what I call "precision jumping"...

Games that have what I call "precision jumping" and "leaps of faith" are what I hate about some designs.
Forum: support.Hardware 08 February 2022, 20:34
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By r.cade
There will always be a connection, but it should...

There will always be a connection, but it should not be low resistance.

If there was a short, you would not even get any color screen... the power supply would just crowbar and shut down.
Forum: support.Hardware 01 February 2022, 22:15
Replies: 20
Views: 1,540
Posted By r.cade
Isn't this a common RAMSEY/DMAC version issue? I...

Isn't this a common RAMSEY/DMAC version issue? I think certain older versions or combinations of versions have that issue with accelerators.

This goes back to the 1990's with 3640 boards.

Also...
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 January 2022, 18:01
Replies: 23
Views: 3,500
Posted By r.cade
Thank you very much, regardless of how you choose...

Thank you very much, regardless of how you choose to implement the fix. :)
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 January 2022, 17:27
Replies: 23
Views: 3,500
Posted By r.cade
At least in my case, it would fix it. I don't...

At least in my case, it would fix it. I don't know how many other still have a Win7 WinUAE machine and if everyone has the issue, but at least a couple others have reported it. Maybe a checkbox...
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 January 2022, 17:06
Replies: 23
Views: 3,500
Posted By r.cade
Yes, this does fix it for me.

Yes, this does fix it for me.
Forum: support.Hardware 15 January 2022, 05:42
Replies: 20
Views: 1,303
Posted By r.cade
Also all those traces going under and around...

Also all those traces going under and around where the battery was look bad to me. They will need to be patched up.

Also, see all the little black dots where it says "audio filter". Same thing......
Forum: support.Hardware 13 January 2022, 17:22
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By r.cade
312512 is Rev.3 or earlier... ...

312512 is Rev.3 or earlier...

https://www.nightfallcrew.com/25/11/2014/restoration-commodore-amiga-500-assy-312512-rev-3/
Forum: support.WinUAE 10 January 2022, 03:04
Replies: 23
Views: 3,500
Posted By r.cade
OK, hopefully this will help. Let me know if I...

OK, hopefully this will help.
Let me know if I messed anything up with the logs.

I have 4 bundles.

1) The last version that did not have the problem, which is 4.3.0 b4
2) The first version...
Forum: support.WinUAE 06 January 2022, 01:25
Replies: 23
Views: 3,500
Posted By r.cade
I'd be happy to do that. However, the links in...

I'd be happy to do that. However, the links in the 4.3.0 Beta thread appear to be dead. If that series of betas is made available, I will go through them.
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