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Forum: MarketPlace Yesterday, 16:31
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Posted By solarmon
For sale: solarmon RGBtoHDMI boards (for A600 and A500/+)

I have the following solarmon RGBtoHDMI boards (based on LinuxJedi CPLD RGBtoHDMI boards), and extras/options for sale.

Shipping from UK. Shipping option and costs to be agreed.

You will need...
Forum: support.Games 06 June 2021, 17:15
Replies: 22
Views: 913
Posted By solarmon
When using disk-analyse, did you specify the...

When using disk-analyse, did you specify the correct format for Xenon II? I think there are a few different versions.
Forum: Amiga scene 05 June 2021, 14:07
Replies: 10
Views: 806
Posted By solarmon
I've had a play of this and I'm totally amazed at...

I've had a play of this and I'm totally amazed at how well it works.

Kudos to Rob Smith (and Keir Fraser for the Greaseweazle side)! :bowdown

I've tested with my Greaseweazle F1 Plus boards...
Forum: MarketPlace 05 June 2021, 13:59
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By solarmon
Hi, sorry I didn't get notification of this...

Hi, sorry I didn't get notification of this message.

I've actually just recently uploaded the design files to my Github page:

https://github.com/solarmon/RGBtoHDMI

You can find some example...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 May 2021, 10:20
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By solarmon
Does the power LED change brightness during boot?...

Does the power LED change brightness during boot?

Is the floppy LED always on? If so then that could be one of two things:

1. Floppy data cable is reversed.
2. No power getting to the floppy...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 May 2021, 08:56
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By solarmon
If it is just the 'H' that is not working, then...

If it is just the 'H' that is not working, then it might just be the plunger that needs cleaning/fixing. Have you opened up the keyboard to check/inspect it? You can also try swapping a plunger from...
Forum: support.Games 25 May 2021, 09:53
Replies: 41
Views: 2,239
Posted By solarmon
disk-analyse does not support HFE v3 yet....

disk-analyse does not support HFE v3 yet. Instead, I would recommend using the HxC software to convert IPF files to HFE v3 files.
Forum: Coders. System 22 May 2021, 18:49
Replies: 16
Views: 792
Posted By solarmon
The CHG signal will only change state on a STEP...

The CHG signal will only change state on a STEP signal, so press F6 to send a STEP signal and see if the CHG signal appear or disappear after you insert or eject the disk.
Forum: Coders. System 22 May 2021, 18:24
Replies: 16
Views: 792
Posted By solarmon
Press F5 to start the motor signal - the floppy...

Press F5 to start the motor signal - the floppy drive will start spinning (typically) and the index pulses should increment.

When you put the disk in, the RDY signal should appear, and should...
Forum: Coders. System 22 May 2021, 17:27
Replies: 16
Views: 792
Posted By solarmon
Sounds like the disk presence sensor switch at...

Sounds like the disk presence sensor switch at the front of the drive not working. Check and clean it.
Forum: MarketPlace 22 May 2021, 15:38
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By solarmon
No, this one works on the A500/A500+ as it sits...

No, this one works on the A500/A500+ as it sits on the Denise socket. RGBtoHDMI only supports Denise OCS modes.
Forum: MarketPlace 22 May 2021, 12:45
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By solarmon
I do have a FFC flex cable based solution - that...

I do have a FFC flex cable based solution - that has a separate breakout and main board, but you would need to mount the main board somewhere.
Forum: MarketPlace 22 May 2021, 10:17
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By solarmon
CPLD based RGBtoHDMI with FF OSD and keyboard integration

I have some CPLD based RGBtoHDMI boards for sale at £25 plus postage from UK.

They have been already programmed, and have FF OSD with keyboard integration support. A separate FF OSD Blue Pill...
Forum: Coders. System 22 May 2021, 06:56
Replies: 16
Views: 792
Posted By solarmon
Check the 5V and 12V rails goin out if the...

Check the 5V and 12V rails goin out if the external floppy drive port.

Use Amiga Test Kit to check the floppy drive signals of DF1.
Forum: support.Hardware 22 May 2021, 00:11
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By solarmon
Check the reset and halt signals. Remove keyboard...

Check the reset and halt signals. Remove keyboard and floppy drive to - just to see if it does boot.
Forum: Coders. System 22 May 2021, 00:08
Replies: 16
Views: 792
Posted By solarmon
Games are normally hard coded to use DF0.

Games are normally hard coded to use DF0.
Forum: support.Hardware 21 May 2021, 23:25
Replies: 15
Views: 968
Posted By solarmon
Actually, the pixel sparkles were experienced on...

Actually, the pixel sparkles were experienced on the original c0pperdragon RGBtoHDMI v2 boards. These original boards have very poor mask clearances, which is what I believed to be the main cause,...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 May 2021, 21:33
Replies: 18
Views: 1,565
Posted By solarmon
Yes, you need certain drivers (FAT95 and CFD133)...

Yes, you need certain drivers (FAT95 and CFD133) and there are certain compatibility issues. See https://sites.google.com/one-n.co.uk/amiga-guides/pcmcia-compact-flash-guide?authuser=0
Forum: Hardware mods 15 May 2021, 18:45
Replies: 16
Views: 940
Posted By solarmon
Yes, use HxC to do the conversion and don't worry...

Yes, use HxC to do the conversion and don't worry about the 'experimental' label.

In terms of the save games, it will depend on the game and how it does it, but essentially yes. However, for...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 May 2021, 18:16
Replies: 8
Views: 426
Posted By solarmon
I'm confident that the board designs are similar...

I'm confident that the board designs are similar enough that it should work if you have connected to the right point.

Please show your mod again and have you checked the signals with Amiga Test...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 May 2021, 18:05
Replies: 17
Views: 570
Posted By solarmon
What was the exact offset connection you did? ...

What was the exact offset connection you did?

Use Amiga Test Kit to run some checks and tests to see what issue is.

Swapping out the motherboard may not fix anything if the issue is with a...
Forum: Hardware mods 15 May 2021, 15:46
Replies: 16
Views: 940
Posted By solarmon
FlashFloppy supports ADF and HFE images, among...

FlashFloppy supports ADF and HFE images, among others, but these two are relevant for Amiga.

If an SCP or IPF image is of an AmigaDOS disk, then you can convert to ADF. Otherwise convert to HFE...
Forum: support.Games 15 May 2021, 15:18
Replies: 41
Views: 2,239
Posted By solarmon
If you don't specify a format for disk-analyse...

If you don't specify a format for disk-analyse then it will assume and use AmigaDOS as the format.

The original Pinball Fantasies game disks are not in AmigaDOS format, so I don't think your...
Forum: support.Games 15 May 2021, 14:19
Replies: 41
Views: 2,239
Posted By solarmon
The photos of the Pinball Fantasies images you...

The photos of the Pinball Fantasies images you provided above doesn't look like the originals, but anything written/copied on an Amiga itself will have that 'swirl' pattern.
Forum: support.Games 15 May 2021, 14:01
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By solarmon
It depends on the original image - you can't just...

It depends on the original image - you can't just convert a copy protected non-AmigaDOS image in to ADF.
Forum: support.Games 15 May 2021, 13:52
Replies: 41
Views: 2,239
Posted By solarmon
I'm not quite following what has been done, or...

I'm not quite following what has been done, or even what you are trying to do ultimately, but are the original Pinball Fantasies disk original ones or the cracked version of the game?
Forum: support.Games 15 May 2021, 13:44
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By solarmon
You can only file browse AmigaDOS based images....

You can only file browse AmigaDOS based images. Pinball Fantasies isn't AmigaDOS.
Forum: support.Hardware 15 May 2021, 11:36
Replies: 8
Views: 426
Posted By solarmon
That is surprising. Have you checked the floppy...

That is surprising. Have you checked the floppy drive signals using Amiga Test Kit - does it see the RDY signal in the floppy drive signals test?
Forum: support.Hardware 13 May 2021, 22:56
Replies: 46
Views: 1,156
Posted By solarmon
Yeah, that is definitely not good. Just for...

Yeah, that is definitely not good.

Just for testing, you can try powering the A600 through the floppy power port, to rule out anything with the normal power connector.
Forum: support.Hardware 13 May 2021, 22:26
Replies: 46
Views: 1,156
Posted By solarmon
I would check voltage rails getting to Paula,...

I would check voltage rails getting to Paula, which the Right Mouse Button goes to, and also responsible for floppy data reads.
Forum: support.Hardware 13 May 2021, 21:56
Replies: 46
Views: 1,156
Posted By solarmon
Not sure if this was already mentioned to be...

Not sure if this was already mentioned to be good, but check the +5V rail and see if the power supply is OK.
Forum: support.Hardware 13 May 2021, 20:07
Replies: 8
Views: 426
Posted By solarmon
Ok, so you need to move your red wire to a...

Ok, so you need to move your red wire to a suitable point that is the proper /READY signal (orange points in my diagram), not the /INDEX pulse signal (purple points in my diagram)
...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 May 2021, 19:37
Replies: 46
Views: 1,156
Posted By solarmon
Yes, in the Amiga Test Kit download zip file...

Yes, in the Amiga Test Kit download zip file there is an ADF and a program file that can be run from Workbench.

https://github.com/keirf/Amiga-Stuff/releases

You just now need to figure out how...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 May 2021, 19:20
Replies: 46
Views: 1,156
Posted By solarmon
Oh, I was confusing it with an A500 where you can...

Oh, I was confusing it with an A500 where you can boot with the expansion memory card disabled, then enable it for memory test.

But you can't boot from IDE and run Amiga Test Kit from that?
Forum: support.Hardware 13 May 2021, 18:56
Replies: 46
Views: 1,156
Posted By solarmon
If you run a long memory test (over 100 rounds)...

If you run a long memory test (over 100 rounds) on just the the expansion chip ram, does it pass or fail?
Forum: support.Hardware 13 May 2021, 18:45
Replies: 8
Views: 426
Posted By solarmon
Show picture(s) of your mods, and also we can see...

Show picture(s) of your mods, and also we can see what type of MPF920 board it is. Depending on which one depends on how you should mod it for the /READY signal.
Forum: support.Hardware 13 May 2021, 13:36
Replies: 7
Views: 588
Posted By solarmon
You would need to build it yourself. I run...

You would need to build it yourself.

I run disk-analyse in a WSL environment within Windows 10 - there is a good build guide for this setup that can be found at:
...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 May 2021, 02:50
Replies: 7
Views: 588
Posted By solarmon
How are you doing the batch convert? Have...

How are you doing the batch convert?

Have you tried using Keir Fraser's disk-analyse tool?

https://github.com/keirf/Disk-Utilities
Forum: support.Hardware 13 May 2021, 02:46
Replies: 19
Views: 1,480
Posted By solarmon
Yes it is Amiga Test Kit (formerly SysTest) by...

Yes it is Amiga Test Kit (formerly SysTest) by Keir Fraser:

https://github.com/keirf/Amiga-Stuff
Forum: support.Hardware 12 May 2021, 21:32
Replies: 46
Views: 1,156
Posted By solarmon
On my A600, I had to remove (and replace) C611 to...

On my A600, I had to remove (and replace) C611 to get it to boot.
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