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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 21:31
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Posted By demolition
I have no idea how it was actually done, but...

I have no idea how it was actually done, but wouldn't you be able to get a decent result by recording the video on Super VHS, and then playback and pausing on the image you want to grab and using a...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 29 August 2021, 14:46
Replies: 2,873
Views: 509,116
Posted By demolition
With something like a Kryoflux or Greaseweazle...

With something like a Kryoflux or Greaseweazle yes. With a floppy drive on a regular PC floppy controller, no (for the same reason that you cannot read an Amiga DD disk).
Forum: support.Hardware 09 July 2021, 17:09
Replies: 11
Views: 1,345
Posted By demolition
And how do you know that static electricity was...

And how do you know that static electricity was the cause?

I can't see how static electricity could produce a strong magnetic field powerful enough to change the data. Time will however,...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 May 2021, 15:43
Replies: 31
Views: 4,703
Posted By demolition
Jope explains the reason here: ...

Jope explains the reason here:
http://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=1164495&postcount=6
Forum: support.Hardware 19 May 2021, 12:23
Replies: 415
Views: 69,257
Posted By demolition
Another solution would be to save a few different...

Another solution would be to save a few different presets in the OSSC which samples different parts of the window. Then it is just a press on the remote if the screen is off to the top or bottom. But...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 May 2021, 07:51
Replies: 415
Views: 69,257
Posted By demolition
People tend to forget that even on an original...

People tend to forget that even on an original monitor like C=1084S, there still was large black borders on most games. One reason is that most games only used 200 lines out of 256 so they could use...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 May 2021, 15:48
Replies: 415
Views: 69,257
Posted By demolition
The early version had DVI output and no audio...

The early version had DVI output and no audio support. This is the one I have.
Later revisions received an audio A/D converter and HDMI output.

The FW is upgraded using the uSD slot (and it is...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 May 2021, 14:52
Replies: 415
Views: 69,257
Posted By demolition
An HDMI-DVI cable is the same as a HDMI cable...

An HDMI-DVI cable is the same as a HDMI cable with a HDMI-DVI converter/adapter at the end so yes that will work. :)

My OSSC has DVI out so I actually use a DVI-HDMI adapter into an HDMI switcher...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 May 2021, 13:36
Replies: 415
Views: 69,257
Posted By demolition
It will work fine with a passive HDMI->DVI...

It will work fine with a passive HDMI->DVI converter, however you will probably need to change the setting in the OSSC to make it output DVI video. Sending HDMI data (with audio) will not work with...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 April 2021, 05:24
Replies: 54
Views: 21,264
Posted By demolition
The direction of the diode is important as it...

The direction of the diode is important as it controls which way the current can flow.

There is an explanation here...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 March 2021, 19:04
Replies: 462
Views: 289,977
Posted By demolition
Read what Toni wrote justy above your post: ...

Read what Toni wrote justy above your post:



Unless you have a buffered interface which can provide a second channel, it is probably unlikely that you will be able to connect two CF cards. But...
Forum: News 04 March 2021, 12:38
Replies: 691
Views: 150,184
Posted By demolition
You got keycaps? Lucky you - I am still waiting...

You got keycaps? Lucky you - I am still waiting for mine. :)
Forum: support.Hardware 09 February 2021, 07:06
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By demolition
Most likely the write protect switch is faulty....

Most likely the write protect switch is faulty. Look at where the write protect tab pushes down on a switch in the drive when you insert the disk. Some times they can be fixed by lubricating them...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 February 2021, 22:19
Replies: 14
Views: 860
Posted By demolition
CPU and memory should work with KS3.1 without...

CPU and memory should work with KS3.1 without needing to install anything. You just need ACAtune for features like maprom, overclocking and IDE speed adjustments. Try pulling the card out by 0.5~1mm....
Forum: support.Hardware 08 February 2021, 22:10
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By demolition
In the zone.

In the zone.
Forum: support.Hardware 07 February 2021, 18:00
Replies: 12
Views: 713
Posted By demolition
You could remove the internal ribbon cable...

You could remove the internal ribbon cable connecting the ZZ9000 with the RGB port? That would effectively disable the scandoubler..
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 December 2020, 11:41
Replies: 244
Views: 51,829
Posted By demolition
Yes, looks very much like a VIC20. Here's another...

Yes, looks very much like a VIC20. Here's another shot from the same movie. The colors of the case and keyboard on this one looks like it could also be C64, but the badge looks like it says VIC 20....
Forum: Amiga scene 27 December 2020, 16:29
Replies: 26
Views: 2,036
Posted By demolition
Yes, but shipping+handling+customs from Asia to...

Yes, but shipping+handling+customs from Asia to UK isn't free and I can only assume the UK warehouse are not handling the shipments as a charity either.
Forum: Amiga scene 23 December 2020, 17:54
Replies: 26
Views: 2,036
Posted By demolition
If they had to calculate individual shipping...

If they had to calculate individual shipping charge costs it might end up becoming even more expensive due to the higher level of administration.. I doubt they are making much money on these projects...
Forum: News 13 December 2020, 15:55
Replies: 43
Views: 7,090
Posted By demolition
Looks like a nice product. Can the FPU actually...

Looks like a nice product. Can the FPU actually run @40MHz? I thought the FPU was always running from the same clock as the CPU which in this case is always 14MHz?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 December 2020, 13:34
Replies: 27
Views: 1,761
Posted By demolition
Generally also I think that 3D doesn't provide...

Generally also I think that 3D doesn't provide any extra value for adventure games and often just makes it a lot worse as control just becomes more complicated. So I was also very hesitant when I...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 December 2020, 15:06
Replies: 13
Views: 1,287
Posted By demolition
Do do you still think it is slow with that? I...

Do do you still think it is slow with that?
I am using 3.1.4 with the TF536 and while it is very slow without MMULib+MUFASTROM, the speed is as fast as it should be when it is installed.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 26 November 2020, 07:44
Replies: 59
Views: 9,396
Posted By demolition
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bigaln3swU8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bigaln3swU8
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 November 2020, 22:15
Replies: 6,620
Views: 1,374,561
Posted By demolition
I know these kinds of bits: ...

I know these kinds of bits:
https://shop.harborfreight.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/6/8/68817_I.jpg
Which ones are the exotic ones? :)
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 25 November 2020, 22:09
Replies: 59
Views: 9,396
Posted By demolition
For some people, the difference is like night and...

For some people, the difference is like night and day and for others hardly noticeable. For me, 100% perfect scrolling is mandatory which means either real HW or an emulator with 50*n Hz Vsync or...
Forum: request.Apps 18 November 2020, 19:00
Replies: 17
Views: 2,934
Posted By demolition
Everywhere I look, cylinders=tracks for floppies....

Everywhere I look, cylinders=tracks for floppies. When they write 99 tracks, they obviously mean 99 tracks/side. No drives will go that far but perhaps they just didn't want the software to be the...
Forum: support.Apps 10 November 2020, 22:21
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By demolition
Perhaps it could work simply by adding the IP...

Perhaps it could work simply by adding the IP address of gnudb.gnudb.org into the local hosts file for freedb.freedb.org so it would resolve to the other IP? It depends on how gnudb set up their...
Forum: support.WinUAE 25 October 2020, 15:58
Replies: 85
Views: 14,108
Posted By demolition
I can't answer why WinUAE doesn't recognize it,...

I can't answer why WinUAE doesn't recognize it, but it looks correct in the Windows disk manager. It should show up as uninitialized since Windows doesn't know how to read that format.


Whatever...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 October 2020, 19:46
Replies: 27
Views: 1,418
Posted By demolition
If the machine is never powered on, it might not...

If the machine is never powered on, it might not leak as quickly, but as soon as you power it on, you kickstart the process due to the high leakage current they will have by now.
Leaky caps were not...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 October 2020, 15:10
Replies: 226
Views: 13,074
Posted By demolition
Apollo Core 68080?

Apollo Core 68080?
Forum: support.Hardware 11 October 2020, 18:24
Replies: 226
Views: 13,074
Posted By demolition
So what if it's closed source? It's not like any...

So what if it's closed source? It's not like any of Motorola's 680x0 CPUs are open source? And let's imagine if the Vampire team purchased the rights to the Motorola brand so they could label it as...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 October 2020, 20:09
Replies: 27
Views: 2,809
Posted By demolition
They should be possible to find. The pitch is...

They should be possible to find. The pitch is standard but the exact length might be a little trickier to find. I had some new ISA-size (62 pin) slots so I took two of those, cut them both to size...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 October 2020, 15:15
Replies: 27
Views: 2,809
Posted By demolition
The motherboard CPU connector could be bad. They...

The motherboard CPU connector could be bad. They are old and if it has never been used before, it would as a minimum need a good clean to work. I have an A2000 which had bad connections in 3-4 pins....
Forum: support.Hardware 20 September 2020, 06:32
Replies: 24
Views: 1,474
Posted By demolition
'guides' makes more sense. :) Here's a video of...

'guides' makes more sense. :)
Here's a video of how to program a Xilinx CPLD:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2cBOucDP5Ho

Those USB programmers (Platform Cable USB) are somewhat expensive if you...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 September 2020, 18:38
Replies: 24
Views: 1,474
Posted By demolition
What do you mean 'online'?

What do you mean 'online'?
Forum: support.Hardware 18 September 2020, 17:35
Replies: 24
Views: 1,474
Posted By demolition
Sure, there's a place where you can add a JTAG...

Sure, there's a place where you can add a JTAG connector (5x2 pins) and hook a programmer to it. I did that to update my accelerator. It would require some soldering expertise though.

Looking at...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 September 2020, 19:13
Replies: 24
Views: 1,474
Posted By demolition
Well, when did you buy it? If within a year, then...

Well, when did you buy it? If within a year, then it is surely on the latest FW.
Forum: support.Hardware 17 September 2020, 18:55
Replies: 24
Views: 1,474
Posted By demolition
Do you know if your card has the latest firmware?...

Do you know if your card has the latest firmware? And my fuse map is $F000 after maprom not $0000, but the difference might just be if we're using different memory configurations. I have only enabled...
Forum: support.Games 15 September 2020, 16:43
Replies: 92
Views: 15,855
Posted By demolition
Cracked or originals as well? Perhaps they ran...

Cracked or originals as well? Perhaps they ran out of space and had to leave something out..
Edit: Sorry for necroing that post - just noticed now that it was from 2018. :)
Forum: support.Hardware 15 September 2020, 15:40
Replies: 24
Views: 1,474
Posted By demolition
I think that VBR2FAST might just be utilizing the...

I think that VBR2FAST might just be utilizing the VBR move feature of the CPU just like http://aminet.net/package/util/boot/vbrmov23? All 68010+ CPUs can do this so it is not special for the...
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