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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 June 2021, 21:02
Replies: 6,564
Views: 1,334,416
Posted By lesta_smsc
USB microscope! Amazing piece of kit and works...

USB microscope! Amazing piece of kit and works very well on mobile with very little lag (if any).

Plan to use this for working on circuitry but the odd insect can be viewed at 1600x!
Forum: support.Hardware 18 June 2021, 20:49
Replies: 1
Views: 83
Posted By lesta_smsc
Sounds like this would be issue with power board....

Sounds like this would be issue with power board. I suspect capacitors. I had a similar issue with printer that turned out to have a failing capacitor.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 June 2021, 04:27
Replies: 6,564
Views: 1,334,416
Posted By lesta_smsc
A naive young me once discovered how to play...

A naive young me once discovered how to play sound files on Amiga in Workbench. One of these sound clips was in fact various SFX bundled together in one audio file. It wasn't an IFF and I can't...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 June 2021, 07:34
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By lesta_smsc
I appreciate your comments but then I see this...

I appreciate your comments but then I see this and think your daily use is merely a drop in the ocean compared to this:

https://youtu.be/oLERL4_SveI
Forum: Amiga scene 13 June 2021, 15:01
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By lesta_smsc
Unless your existing motherboard is damaged and...

Unless your existing motherboard is damaged and beyond repair there is no real benefit to move to donor board. The existing mother can be recapped which will extends it's life
Forum: Amiga scene 09 June 2021, 19:40
Replies: 5
Views: 754
Posted By lesta_smsc
Have they included PCMCIA CF support natively or...

Have they included PCMCIA CF support natively or do you still need drivers?
Forum: Amiga scene 03 June 2021, 23:00
Replies: 11
Views: 1,018
Posted By lesta_smsc
Fantastic! I'm sure I requested whether...

Fantastic! I'm sure I requested whether Greaseweazle could be tweaked to allow this. Nice to see its implementation :)

I was hoping current USB floppy drives could have firmware hacked as they run...
Forum: Amiga scene 03 June 2021, 21:10
Replies: 11
Views: 1,018
Posted By lesta_smsc
Fantastic! I'm sure I requested whether...

Fantastic! I'm sure I requested whether Greaseweazle could be tweaked to allow this. Nice to see its implementation :)
Forum: MarketPlace 02 June 2021, 04:49
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By lesta_smsc
You could try: 1) https://www.balena.io/etcher/...

You could try:
1) https://www.balena.io/etcher/
2) https://www.tweaking4all.com/hardware/raspberry-pi/macosx-apple-pi-baker/
Forum: MarketPlace 01 June 2021, 19:42
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By lesta_smsc
Here's an idea... use Win32DiskImager to make an...

Here's an idea... use Win32DiskImager to make an image of your 4GB CF... then you can mess around with image than the actual physical CF.

I did something similar with corrupted SD card in the past...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 May 2021, 17:21
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By lesta_smsc
Buy a Gotek if you don't want to flash. Just...

Buy a Gotek if you don't want to flash. Just replace your current floppy disk drive with Gotek as you would normally connect any floppy disk drive. Put ADF on USB and select what disk you want using...
Forum: MarketPlace 25 May 2021, 13:36
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By lesta_smsc
Where is postage from? Lol as not sure if it will...

Where is postage from? Lol as not sure if it will be expensive to post?
Forum: Amiga scene 23 May 2021, 17:54
Replies: 16
Views: 1,085
Posted By lesta_smsc
I've just installed an 8MB card into A1200 and...

I've just installed an 8MB card into A1200 and very pleased with it. It gives a modest improvement in speed too! For WHDLoad it is perfect. Considering I was making some games run on a stock stock...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 May 2021, 17:06
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By lesta_smsc
This is what I used! :) great tool for testing my...

This is what I used! :) great tool for testing my PCMCIA ethernet
Forum: Amiga scene 22 May 2021, 07:55
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By lesta_smsc
Excellent work. Maybe you could develop this with...

Excellent work. Maybe you could develop this with a further automated script that has the relevant set up you require? Everything that can be done via command line is usually easier for this purpose....
Forum: MarketPlace 21 May 2021, 18:46
Replies: 7
Views: 915
Posted By lesta_smsc
Can you share how this is achieved so I can...

Can you share how this is achieved so I can modify my existing one to 'fix' the issue?
Forum: support.Hardware 20 May 2021, 08:52
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By lesta_smsc
Have both partitions been formatted? Workbench...

Have both partitions been formatted? Workbench will only display those which have been formatted I think.
Forum: support.Hardware 09 May 2021, 11:57
Replies: 20
Views: 1,351
Posted By lesta_smsc
Nice project though I assumed KF and GW can...

Nice project though I assumed KF and GW can already manage all protected disks?

What would be interesting is a project whereby you can have an intermediary floppy controller that natively supports...
Forum: MarketPlace 08 May 2021, 09:53
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By lesta_smsc
Nice idea. Something similar was make for...

Nice idea. Something similar was make for Kickstart rom switcher I believe. Neat little gadget - well done!
Forum: MarketPlace 06 May 2021, 18:51
Replies: 7
Views: 915
Posted By lesta_smsc
This is very interesting! I wonder how this is...

This is very interesting! I wonder how this is achieved? I assume it is some clock signal/timing fix?
Forum: support.Hardware 05 May 2021, 15:01
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By lesta_smsc
I never attempted my repair and a forum user did...

I never attempted my repair and a forum user did a great job with fixing it... However, worth starting by clearing the leakage so at least board doesn't worsen.

Then start tracing common areas...
Forum: support.Games 03 May 2021, 09:56
Replies: 132
Views: 10,868
Posted By lesta_smsc
Get Greaseweazle GUI. It will simplify use...

Get Greaseweazle GUI. It will simplify use without needing to do command line.

You can write ADF and IPF images back to disk. I think the IPF was linked earlier.
Forum: support.Hardware 01 May 2021, 01:16
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By lesta_smsc
You could try the Network Boot disk which auto...

You could try the Network Boot disk which auto configures common network cards. If it works then at least you can copy over the necessary files for your own set up.
Forum: Hardware mods 24 April 2021, 22:44
Replies: 60
Views: 10,635
Posted By lesta_smsc
Which product did you buy?

Which product did you buy?
Forum: Amiga scene 24 April 2021, 19:39
Replies: 805
Views: 149,673
Posted By lesta_smsc
Awesome! I like how you develop the story leading...

Awesome! I like how you develop the story leading up along the way.
Forum: support.Hardware 14 April 2021, 15:01
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By lesta_smsc
Very interesting. Easy enough fix though. Apart...

Very interesting. Easy enough fix though. Apart from capacitor which can be fiddly unless you have precision tools to hold in place.
Forum: Amiga scene 11 April 2021, 14:33
Replies: 3
Views: 595
Posted By lesta_smsc
This was great! I love how you got the family in...

This was great! I love how you got the family in on it too! Any plans for making something like Flashback intro!?
Forum: Amiga scene 09 April 2021, 09:26
Replies: 13
Views: 923
Posted By lesta_smsc
Is there a GUI for this. I'm particularly...

Is there a GUI for this. I'm particularly interested in the ability to edit HDF! If this can be done without WinUAE that would be blisteringly fast for copying over WHDLoad?
Forum: News 08 April 2021, 02:41
Replies: 79
Views: 10,683
Posted By lesta_smsc
Interesting. I presume memory flush is done by...

Interesting. I presume memory flush is done by WHDLoad during start up as well. Can this be modified to say run in reduced bitplanes? This way the games needing the extra bytes will work as the menu...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 April 2021, 21:33
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By lesta_smsc
Personally not had any failures with my NOS...

Personally not had any failures with my NOS DSDDs... really pleased lol.

I guess it all depends on storage conditions as well.
Forum: Amiga scene 06 April 2021, 22:18
Replies: 31
Views: 4,940
Posted By lesta_smsc
Sorry to revive an old thread. I was wondering...

Sorry to revive an old thread. I was wondering whether it would be possible to do the following:

1) Power via serial port. It is 12v at 20mA apparently but using DC-DC converter to step it down to...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 April 2021, 10:31
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By lesta_smsc
Since you have a Gotek. You can do this quite...

Since you have a Gotek. You can do this quite easily using "images" made on PC and any Amiga potentially.

Even on a stock unexpanded Amiga 500 with 512K RAM it is possible. You will have to split...
Forum: Amiga scene 03 April 2021, 13:12
Replies: 38
Views: 2,096
Posted By lesta_smsc
Wow this is cool!

Wow this is cool!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 April 2021, 12:44
Replies: 6,564
Views: 1,334,416
Posted By lesta_smsc
I bought a USB-JTAG adaptor... sadly it is...

I bought a USB-JTAG adaptor... sadly it is clocked at frequency too high so may have to go with another option. Parallel port variants (wiggler adaptor and DLC5 Xilinx) didn't work either. I'm...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 March 2021, 21:32
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By lesta_smsc
Check screen mode in prefs. I wonder whether that...

Check screen mode in prefs. I wonder whether that is set incorrectly resulting in this as games and apps are independent of screen mode for Workbench.
Forum: MarketPlace 28 March 2021, 16:26
Replies: 13
Views: 1,027
Posted By lesta_smsc
Sorry for the late reply guys. Please offer it to...

Sorry for the late reply guys. Please offer it to @dreadnought as I'm sure it will be put to better use than what I can do with it lol
Forum: support.Other 27 March 2021, 04:41
Replies: 2
Views: 631
Posted By lesta_smsc
I think the recommendation these days is to use...

I think the recommendation these days is to use PFS3:

http://aminet.net/package/disk/misc/pfs3aio
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 March 2021, 03:58
Replies: 27
Views: 1,868
Posted By lesta_smsc
How the hell would you know what to do. I bet...

How the hell would you know what to do. I bet this person stored each level and replayed on WinUAE with save states to eventually unearth the hidden / changing sprites lol.

At nearly £20 I would...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 March 2021, 21:02
Replies: 10
Views: 535
Posted By lesta_smsc
I think CF cards are hit and miss. I bought...

I think CF cards are hit and miss.

I bought several from the 'working list' but its a lottery as to what chipset is inside as not all will work.

Also some work if using PCMCIA as opposed to IDE...
Forum: support.WinUAE 26 March 2021, 04:53
Replies: 5
Views: 976
Posted By lesta_smsc
Well interesting one this. It is possible to...

Well interesting one this.

It is possible to connect a WinUAE to Amiga to play this (as per this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lke34tlJcTA):

"1. Connect serial cable (null modem) Amiga...
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