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Forum: Amiga scene 16 March 2022, 15:50
Replies: 11
Views: 844
Posted By UberFreak
You can get them for around 20$ shipped from...

You can get them for around 20$ shipped from China.
A USB-to-serial adapter (for programming) will cost an extra 1-2$.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 March 2022, 22:18
Replies: 17
Views: 1,072
Posted By UberFreak
Started buying Laserdiscs around 1994, it was the...

Started buying Laserdiscs around 1994, it was the best quality you could get back then for the home.
When DVD came around and shops started unloading Laserdiscs cheap, I bought loads of them, had...
Forum: support.Demos 19 January 2022, 00:47
Replies: 22
Views: 10,003
Posted By UberFreak
I posted this 10 years ago (time flies!) and...

I posted this 10 years ago (time flies!) and things have greatly improved since then.
Still, these days I use a dedicated stock A500 setup with Gotek for OCS demos, the way they were meant to be...
Forum: News 24 December 2021, 21:25
Replies: 89
Views: 13,954
Posted By UberFreak
In general, the faster the CPU the more issues...

In general, the faster the CPU the more issues you'll have with old software that was never designed for this.
WHDLoad on my 68060 setup also needs tweaks to get many games and demos running...
Forum: News 24 December 2021, 18:28
Replies: 89
Views: 13,954
Posted By UberFreak
As I wrote, the Amiga chipset is implemented in...

As I wrote, the Amiga chipset is implemented in FPGA so there's no need to grab rgb and audio.
Forum: News 24 December 2021, 16:08
Replies: 89
Views: 13,954
Posted By UberFreak
Its an upgrade for anyone who wants Amiga chipset...

Its an upgrade for anyone who wants Amiga chipset output on HDMI, which is not possible on V1200.
Also, IceDrake has Ethernet and USB built-in and 512MB RAM.
So, same price as V1200 with more...
Forum: News 24 December 2021, 16:02
Replies: 89
Views: 13,954
Posted By UberFreak
V1200 - can't play classic games over HDMI uness...

V1200 - can't play classic games over HDMI uness they support RTG.
IceDrake - Amiga chipset is implemented in FPGA so you can have output on both Amiga RGB (native) and HDMI.
Forum: support.Hardware 18 December 2021, 19:07
Replies: 10
Views: 836
Posted By UberFreak
4.7V on the 5V line is too low.

4.7V on the 5V line is too low.
Forum: News 11 December 2021, 15:36
Replies: 89
Views: 13,954
Posted By UberFreak
Repeating something doesn't make it true...

Repeating something doesn't make it true...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 November 2021, 18:37
Replies: 81
Views: 6,570
Posted By UberFreak
Commodore 128 covers all bases for me.

Commodore 128 covers all bases for me.
Forum: support.WinUAE 12 October 2021, 17:33
Replies: 61
Views: 9,484
Posted By UberFreak
This.

This.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 October 2021, 00:20
Replies: 57
Views: 10,430
Posted By UberFreak
Currently using two setups, mostly for demo...

Currently using two setups, mostly for demo watching.

1. For OCS stuff: A500 512kb+512kb, kick 1.2/1.3 switcher and Gotek
2. For AGA: A4000/060 with RTG and scan-doubler (auto switchable)

Both...
Forum: Hardware mods 15 September 2021, 17:56
Replies: 56
Views: 19,405
Posted By UberFreak
I considered getting one but don't feel like...

I considered getting one but don't feel like going down from 7MB/s to around 1MB/s.
Think I'll stick with real SCSI drives for now.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 August 2021, 22:57
Replies: 51
Views: 15,704
Posted By UberFreak
Never sold Amiga gear, but traded an A500 and...

Never sold Amiga gear, but traded an A500 and A600.
The A500 I regret as it ended up being a bad deal, but I traded an A600 for an A1000 + original monitor, which I was missing in my collection....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 August 2021, 22:44
Replies: 85
Views: 13,931
Posted By UberFreak
On higher res PVMs (rated at 800 lines),...

On higher res PVMs (rated at 800 lines), scanlines are more visible with some systems.
The 600-line ones look great though.
Had a 20" PVM years ago but it was huge and incredibly heavy, so I traded...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 August 2021, 16:59
Replies: 85
Views: 13,931
Posted By UberFreak
Not rubbish at all. I tried going with LCD but...

Not rubbish at all.
I tried going with LCD but ran back to CRT for all my retro systems.

I currently own somewhere between 20-25 CRTs in sizes ranging from 13-29 inches (monitors & TVs).
I have...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 August 2021, 15:31
Replies: 231
Views: 41,595
Posted By UberFreak
As a previous owner of both - there is absolutely...

As a previous owner of both - there is absolutely no comparison.
The Vampire is the fastest accelerator on the market by far, and was a great experience to use.
The best investment I've made for my...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 July 2021, 17:29
Replies: 15
Views: 2,053
Posted By UberFreak
For OCS/ECS there is a very good alternative -...

For OCS/ECS there is a very good alternative - the RGB2HDMI project, which is based on a Pi.
Less than half the price of an Indivision and its available from multiple sellers (or you can build your...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 July 2021, 03:16
Replies: 11
Views: 796
Posted By UberFreak
Just google for "google chrome enable ftp" and...

Just google for "google chrome enable ftp" and follow the instructions.
Forum: project.ClassicWB 27 June 2021, 17:45
Replies: 126
Views: 73,031
Posted By UberFreak
I could never make Tinymeter work properly on my...

I could never make Tinymeter work properly on my 060 setup (real HW).
Forum: Hardware mods 25 June 2021, 03:55
Replies: 9
Views: 2,550
Posted By UberFreak
Did you check your status at the order page? ...

Did you check your status at the order page?
Haven't heard of anyone waiting that long.
Forum: Hardware mods 24 June 2021, 23:44
Replies: 9
Views: 2,550
Posted By UberFreak
I waited a year for mine, but it was the (first?)...

I waited a year for mine, but it was the (first?) year of COVID, and I know they had issues getting some parts.
It should be better now, by how much I don't know.
Forum: Hardware mods 15 May 2021, 15:24
Replies: 104
Views: 25,563
Posted By UberFreak
Getting really poor results trying to run WHDLoad...

Getting really poor results trying to run WHDLoad demos.
Crashes and freezes, graphic glitches, audio glitches, demos running too slow or too fast...
I know some of these issues from my 060, but...
Forum: Hardware mods 15 May 2021, 14:49
Replies: 104
Views: 25,563
Posted By UberFreak
Unfortunately, 060 demos are mostly targeting the...

Unfortunately, 060 demos are mostly targeting the competition machine, which is overclocked. I doubt anyone is optimizing for "stock" 060@50Mhz these days.

For example, at the Revision party, the...
Forum: Hardware mods 14 May 2021, 00:28
Replies: 104
Views: 25,563
Posted By UberFreak
About 90% of AGA (and RTG) scene demos from the...

About 90% of AGA (and RTG) scene demos from the last 20 years.
060 is the default AGA platform at demo competitions.
This is the reason I got an 060 in the first place, can't do without it.
Forum: Hardware mods 13 May 2021, 12:25
Replies: 104
Views: 25,563
Posted By UberFreak
If it can't run software compiled/written for...

If it can't run software compiled/written for 040/060, its of no use to me.
In my opinion, this day and age, a new accelerator based on emulation/simulation must be able to run *all* Amiga 68k...
Forum: Hardware mods 11 May 2021, 12:13
Replies: 104
Views: 25,563
Posted By UberFreak
When the Buffee can emulate an 68060 with higher...

When the Buffee can emulate an 68060 with higher performance than the Vampire, then we might call it a "Vampire killer".
Right now? nah.
Forum: MarketPlace 08 May 2021, 22:39
Replies: 112
Views: 31,556
Posted By UberFreak
Payment done!

Payment done!
Forum: MarketPlace 21 April 2021, 11:27
Replies: 48
Views: 6,117
Posted By UberFreak
I'm so lucky that I had the sense to visit flea...

I'm so lucky that I had the sense to visit flea markets on a weekly basis back in the late 90's/early-00's, got tons of gear for peanuts.
If I wanted to buy that stuff today it would cost me tens of...
Forum: support.Other 15 April 2021, 16:07
Replies: 8
Views: 1,537
Posted By UberFreak
There are plenty of Commodore branded A1200 out...

There are plenty of Commodore branded A1200 out there with rev 2B (I have a few), so definitely designed by C=.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 April 2021, 13:39
Replies: 195
Views: 41,190
Posted By UberFreak
Nobody cared to bother. I remember we used to...

Nobody cared to bother.
I remember we used to freely copy disks at my school's computer lab (C64 and PC).
Also, meeting with people from all over the country at the computer store of the local...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 March 2021, 00:02
Replies: 19
Views: 2,207
Posted By UberFreak
If you dont want RTG, you only need one monitor. ...

If you dont want RTG, you only need one monitor.
Thats how I'm using my V1200, as an accelerator only.


You do understand that in order to get Amiga chipset output through HDMI they need to...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 March 2021, 23:54
Replies: 19
Views: 2,207
Posted By UberFreak
Most demos are targeting the full 060, so FPU is...

Most demos are targeting the full 060, so FPU is assumed to exist.
Forum: support.Hardware 30 March 2021, 08:51
Replies: 19
Views: 2,207
Posted By UberFreak
I recently got my V1200 and for me it was...

I recently got my V1200 and for me it was plug'n'play, everything worked on the first power-up.
Take into account that the core is still under development and there are some compatibility issues.
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 March 2021, 09:00
Replies: 194
Views: 15,469
Posted By UberFreak
There are programmable filters which are internal...

There are programmable filters which are internal to the chip, and external filter capacitors which are different between some of the revisions.
6581 units don't sound exactly the same as eachother,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 March 2021, 21:06
Replies: 194
Views: 15,469
Posted By UberFreak
I agree. Just compare it to the C64 version,...

I agree. Just compare it to the C64 version, preferably from a non-emulated 6581.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 March 2021, 21:02
Replies: 194
Views: 15,469
Posted By UberFreak
But for them it WAS the same thing. The...

But for them it WAS the same thing.
The difference is in the manufacture process and a few bug fixes.
If you compare the latest revision 6581(R4AR) and the 8580, there is very little difference...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 March 2021, 21:42
Replies: 194
Views: 15,469
Posted By UberFreak
From what I've read in interviews over the years,...

From what I've read in interviews over the years, they had very little time to get this machine together and it shows.
The SID was property of Commodore and its designer did not leave for Atari (he...
Forum: MarketPlace 21 March 2021, 12:04
Replies: 112
Views: 31,556
Posted By UberFreak
Hi, I'm interested in one unit, if still...

Hi,

I'm interested in one unit, if still available.
Forum: Hardware mods 11 March 2021, 14:42
Replies: 65
Views: 8,299
Posted By UberFreak
The C64 market is very different to the Amiga. ...

The C64 market is very different to the Amiga.

Personally, I dont see the justification of the Ultimate64.
C64 is still plentifull and cheap, you can buy two (or more) complete and working units...
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