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Forum: Hardware mods 05 February 2021, 23:24
Replies: 96
Views: 13,325
Posted By voyager_1701e
I've built a few of these and they work well...

I've built a few of these and they work well except for the no auto-booting, but its cheap as to build!
Forum: Hardware mods 23 January 2021, 00:38
Replies: 196
Views: 31,212
Posted By voyager_1701e
Thanks Ill have a tinker with this :) I see...

Thanks Ill have a tinker with this :)

I see so many well intentioned people helping others in the Amiga community, some get hammered with constant stupidity or unreasonable demands, some have...
Forum: Hardware mods 22 January 2021, 04:07
Replies: 196
Views: 31,212
Posted By voyager_1701e
Thanks for the reply. When I initially installed...

Thanks for the reply. When I initially installed both, the A590 had no RAM onboard, and the A500 didnt start - just a blank screen. The jumper was set to amnesia. Ive since updated the ROM's to v7, i...
Forum: Hardware mods 20 January 2021, 13:06
Replies: 196
Views: 31,212
Posted By voyager_1701e
On the 8MB board, can it be assembled with just...

On the 8MB board, can it be assembled with just 4MB?

Id like to try add it to an A500 with an A590, however the 8MB board with no RAM in the A590 doesnt work (just blank screen) - maybe the...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 October 2020, 01:35
Replies: 67
Views: 10,712
Posted By voyager_1701e
It Came from the Desert? :)

It Came from the Desert? :)
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 10 September 2020, 08:47
Replies: 12
Views: 2,120
Posted By voyager_1701e
Unfortunately my ACA500+ did not work in my...

Unfortunately my ACA500+ did not work in my Checkmate 1500+ case either. After all the reports I had hoped mine would be different, but a quick check found it wouldnt boot - I didnt spend anymore...
Forum: Hardware mods 06 September 2020, 01:34
Replies: 41
Views: 4,559
Posted By voyager_1701e
Nice one, fits well in the case. In the...

Nice one, fits well in the case.

In the interest of safety (it would be easy to mishandle the power supply when plugged in and powered on/connected), I would put some heat shrink over the power...
Forum: Hardware mods 08 August 2020, 07:27
Replies: 27
Views: 5,564
Posted By voyager_1701e
SukkoPera, your stuff is great! You put in heaps...

SukkoPera, your stuff is great! You put in heaps of effort (you helped me directly with the Video Hybrid, which was excellent!), I hope you dont get too disheartened by the minority of negativity in...
Forum: Hardware mods 05 May 2020, 04:55
Replies: 46
Views: 10,228
Posted By voyager_1701e
Yeah, thats what I found too. I'm not hugely...

Yeah, thats what I found too.

I'm not hugely technical, but I wonder if you connected up the appropriate lines to the trapdoor connector whether the design would work as the 2nd 1MB?

I think...
Forum: Hardware mods 04 May 2020, 01:46
Replies: 46
Views: 10,228
Posted By voyager_1701e
Where did you get hold of the V2 boards? I can...

Where did you get hold of the V2 boards? I can only find links for the V3
Forum: Hardware mods 28 April 2020, 10:48
Replies: 46
Views: 10,228
Posted By voyager_1701e
Did you get anywhere on the V3 board? Ive...

Did you get anywhere on the V3 board?

Ive built 2 so far with similar issues. Interestingly both work without issues in DIAGROM, no errors on the RAM test and no apparent other issues.

With...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 April 2020, 05:24
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By voyager_1701e
Pretty sure this is the Zorro socket I used in...

Pretty sure this is the Zorro socket I used in the 2 A2000 builds I did

https://au.mouser.com/ProductDetail/571-5645235-3
Forum: support.Hardware 28 March 2020, 03:57
Replies: 16
Views: 1,530
Posted By voyager_1701e
Im sure Ive got a spare A4000 desktop riser...

Im sure Ive got a spare A4000 desktop riser somewhere if you need it...Im sure Ill never use it again
Forum: Hardware mods 09 February 2020, 06:09
Replies: 196
Views: 31,212
Posted By voyager_1701e
Ive got a few of the 4/8MB boards made, stuck the...

Ive got a few of the 4/8MB boards made, stuck the CPLD on and tried to program it with one of the clone USB blasters....as per your suggestion that model hangs at 47% (bugger!!)! Ive ordered the...
Forum: Hardware mods 03 January 2020, 02:39
Replies: 145
Views: 34,627
Posted By voyager_1701e
Hi Iscord, Im in the same boat as you. I had...

Hi Iscord,

Im in the same boat as you. I had 5 boards made, I've assembled one and it didn't work. I've replaced all the chips and still nothing. I was assembling another one last night (without...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 December 2019, 03:15
Replies: 13
Views: 3,738
Posted By voyager_1701e
Pre-ordered an ACA1221lc from iComp

I got a nice email from from iComp to extract some money from me (willingly!) this morning....qwak qwak qwak....so I just pre-ordered an ACA1221lc. It says it is available from Jan 2020 :
...
Forum: Hardware mods 10 November 2019, 01:32
Replies: 6
Views: 1,002
Posted By voyager_1701e
I was intending to try stuff an A500 and an A1222...

I was intending to try stuff an A500 and an A1222 together into the new Checkmate case. Seeing the A1222 is a unicorn, it'll just be a pipe dream

But multiple Amiga's in one case is a cool idea....
Forum: support.Hardware 14 October 2019, 01:39
Replies: 2
Views: 483
Posted By voyager_1701e
I found the issue with the floppy not...

I found the issue with the floppy not writing/formatting.....the external drive (Gotek) is in a Power Computing housing, which has a couple of switches on it. One of the switches has an "Antivirus"...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 October 2019, 05:08
Replies: 2
Views: 483
Posted By voyager_1701e
Amiga 2000 - Recreation - some minor issues

Hi All,

Hoping someone with a bit more technical knowledge can give me some guidance.

I've assembled the first of 2 A2000 Recreation boards, but are having some minor issues. Its currently bare...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 September 2019, 04:19
Replies: 12
Views: 996
Posted By voyager_1701e
If you are competent with the soldering iron, why...

If you are competent with the soldering iron, why not grab some of the DIP to SOJ adapters and use SOJ 1Mx4? I agree the DIP 1Mx4 seems scarce but not the SOJ in that capacity.

I have a VXL with 2...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 August 2019, 04:53
Replies: 103
Views: 7,520
Posted By voyager_1701e
Vic 20 - would have been either Road Race or...

Vic 20 - would have been either Road Race or Omega Race.....loved those 2 games :)
Forum: support.Hardware 04 August 2019, 04:59
Replies: 48
Views: 2,341
Posted By voyager_1701e
I'm a bit late to the thread, but I can see how...

I'm a bit late to the thread, but I can see how frustrating this has been.

I had an Elbox tower bought new about 6 years ago with the Mediator for my A4000. It was supplied by Elbox with a power...
Forum: News 01 April 2018, 11:53
Replies: 32
Views: 10,563
Posted By voyager_1701e
I had the same problem. I used a 2nd CC from a...

I had the same problem. I used a 2nd CC from a different bank and it went straight through. 10 minutes later I got a text saying 2 suspect transactions from the original bank....I replied confirming...
Forum: support.Games 04 March 2018, 04:43
Replies: 27
Views: 2,750
Posted By voyager_1701e
I found exactly the same on my A500 with Vampire....

I found exactly the same on my A500 with Vampire. It is the same running from DOS or WB - missing cursor.
If you disable the caches in the boot menu, the ECS UFO works properly (mouse cursor is...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 31 January 2018, 03:27
Replies: 44
Views: 7,492
Posted By voyager_1701e
I reported someone last week for blatantly...

I reported someone last week for blatantly selling copies of CD32 games....even said in the listing copy. I don't think there were any originals

It's disappointing to see some profiteering and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 January 2018, 01:20
Replies: 11
Views: 2,861
Posted By voyager_1701e
Interesting subject and good info from Scuzz....I...

Interesting subject and good info from Scuzz....I have an unreasonable attachment to all the old big box games I have. I dont remove the manuals but I do store the floppy disks in folders separately...
Forum: News 20 January 2018, 00:58
Replies: 57
Views: 12,209
Posted By voyager_1701e
Got my copy yesterday...got through the first 4...

Got my copy yesterday...got through the first 4 chapters before the GF wanted attention :) So far some interesting information on other product Commodore worked on I wasnt aware of

I was...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 January 2018, 03:31
Replies: 61
Views: 11,264
Posted By voyager_1701e
I have taken your enthusiasm and dug up the...

I have taken your enthusiasm and dug up the original order from 10 Nov 2015(!) and sent a request for information on my order as online status in the CW system reports "processing"although that is no...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 January 2018, 04:55
Replies: 61
Views: 11,264
Posted By voyager_1701e
I also ordered/paid DotC...probably in...

I also ordered/paid DotC...probably in 2015....never received, nor had any response to the numerous messages Ive sent. Ive given up on it....Let it goooooooo :)
Forum: support.Hardware 05 December 2017, 11:54
Replies: 6
Views: 1,339
Posted By voyager_1701e
I got 9(think it was 9) SCSI slot load DVD drives...

I got 9(think it was 9) SCSI slot load DVD drives from a cheap drive tower from eBay a couple of years ago. I sold most of them now...but 1 is working happily with my A4000 via the Cyberstorm MK2...
Forum: Member Introductions 29 November 2017, 14:10
Replies: 21
Views: 3,599
Posted By voyager_1701e
Haven't updated my info lately....but I live in...

Haven't updated my info lately....but I live in Maitland now:) and I certainly did travel for deals!
Forum: Member Introductions 26 November 2017, 04:33
Replies: 21
Views: 3,599
Posted By voyager_1701e
...Stands up after Jason.... Hi All, I'm...

...Stands up after Jason....

Hi All, I'm Ashley and its been 30 minutes since my last Amiga purchase (an A3660 board from Chucky).....

And for no logical reason I'm jealous of 10 x A600! :nuts
Forum: News 26 November 2017, 04:26
Replies: 14
Views: 3,650
Posted By voyager_1701e
New A500 cases...shut up and take my money :D

New A500 cases...shut up and take my money :D
Forum: Amiga scene 26 June 2017, 09:21
Replies: 238
Views: 20,375
Posted By voyager_1701e
:laughing:laughing:laughing:laughing

:laughing:laughing:laughing:laughing
Forum: MarketPlace 17 June 2017, 06:05
Replies: 1,857
Sticky: Ebay Links
Views: 462,428
Posted By voyager_1701e
Thanks for sharing that link....I've got an A500...

Thanks for sharing that link....I've got an A500 with 2 faulty keyboards and this looks like a fantastic alternative. I've just ordered one too :)
Forum: support.Hardware 09 June 2017, 13:19
Replies: 8
Views: 1,382
Posted By voyager_1701e
Actually removing the A600 68k and/or the V2 CPU...

Actually removing the A600 68k and/or the V2 CPU socket is relatively straightforward with a rework station - with due care there isn't too much risk (for me anyway). Luckily the pitch on the pins...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 June 2017, 06:40
Replies: 8
Views: 1,382
Posted By voyager_1701e
Permanently mounting Vampire V2 in A600?

Hi All,

I'm lucky to have received a Vampire V2 for both my A600 and my A500.

The A500 version is working well. I did change the 68000 socket for machine pins prior to installing the V2. So far...
Forum: MarketPlace 11 March 2017, 05:22
Replies: 3
Views: 2,046
Posted By voyager_1701e
If you register on the site, it seems to...

If you register on the site, it seems to calculate the shipping based on your location. It showed 6.20 pounds to send to Australia once I registered for EG.
2 purchased :)
Forum: Amiga scene 11 March 2017, 05:04
Replies: 22
Views: 3,959
Posted By voyager_1701e
I got an email 2 days ago from Parcel2go...."Good...

I got an email 2 days ago from Parcel2go...."Good news!Your parcel will soon be dispatched." The items were described as "Plastic case sample / mug"......cant be anything else :)
I ordered 1 x...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 January 2017, 10:54
Replies: 3
Views: 1,008
Posted By voyager_1701e
Although not in AUS, I can recommend Anthony...

Although not in AUS, I can recommend Anthony Hoffman in NZ. He has an excellent reputation, and I have used him in the past for Amiga repairs.

His website...

http://amiga.serveftp.net/
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