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Forum: Amiga scene 21 November 2021, 00:01
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By dalek
nice work, those changes look great [emoji1303]

nice work, those changes look great [emoji1303]
Forum: Hardware mods 13 October 2021, 03:59
Replies: 47
Views: 3,641
Posted By dalek
I assume you mean TF534 - please go back to whom...

I assume you mean TF534 - please go back to whom you purchased it from for support - in particular to check if it shipped with the latest firmware.

And let them know what you think of their...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 October 2021, 04:30
Replies: 6
Views: 982
Posted By dalek
JP1 selects which clock to use - the one on the...

JP1 selects which clock to use - the one on the TF534 or the 7MHz system clock. Make sure it is closed for the two pins closest the cpu socket (left + middle).

I don't know why anyone would...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 September 2021, 04:09
Replies: 11
Views: 1,153
Posted By dalek
Ahh yes sorry that explanation clears it up for...

Ahh yes sorry that explanation clears it up for me. It's not the Agnus chip then :/



Sounds like something else related is stuck. What does pin 22 PRW look like? Is it stuck low by any...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 September 2021, 19:03
Replies: 11
Views: 1,153
Posted By dalek
I'd be expecting maybe it's more than just that...

I'd be expecting maybe it's more than just that WE not making contact. I've had success in the past removing Agnus and with a pin or needle gently pulling out at each socket pin so that it makes...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 10 September 2021, 02:16
Replies: 33
Views: 11,183
Posted By dalek
Hooray, thanks piratematt77!

Hooray, thanks piratematt77!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 September 2021, 03:59
Replies: 103
Views: 7,300
Posted By dalek
not that downvotes do much on youtube comments...

not that downvotes do much on youtube comments but I took the time to downvote all the negative comments for ya :great
Forum: Hardware mods 16 August 2021, 10:54
Replies: 5
Views: 1,177
Posted By dalek
that's neat! well done! From the github...

that's neat! well done!

From the github image it looks like you used rectilinear infill - have you tried other types? Like maybe just vertical lines?
Forum: support.Hardware 13 August 2021, 02:57
Replies: 29
Views: 1,077
Posted By dalek
unravel a paperclip and wrap it around your...

unravel a paperclip and wrap it around your probe. The other end of the paperclip is a good fit for female D-sub holes.
Forum: Amiga scene 12 August 2021, 12:25
Replies: 22
Views: 3,931
Posted By dalek
wow - that's really great :great I'll miss...

wow - that's really great :great

I'll miss not having a Varta near the CPU though :lol
Forum: Amiga scene 11 August 2021, 02:53
Replies: 151
Views: 21,698
Posted By dalek
There is no product yet right? It's all just...

There is no product yet right? It's all just renders.

I hope they comply with the GPL for UAE/WinUAE/FS-UAE unlike what they did with the THEC64.

I can't see how they can be using the ROMs...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 June 2021, 17:44
Replies: 109
Views: 19,014
Posted By dalek
No®, They are being shitty®, since they don't own...

No®, They are being shitty®, since they don't own the Amiga mark® which is registered to Amiga Corp. (https://trademarks.ipo.gov.uk/ipo-tmcase/page/Results/1/UK00900815779) in computers.


...
Forum: project.ClassicWB 22 June 2021, 06:42
Replies: 113
Views: 28,051
Posted By dalek
Making the new OS look like the old OS's new OS...

Making the new OS look like the old OS's new OS look ....

Is it only me that prefers the out-of-the-box 1.3 and 2.04/3.1 looks?
Forum: request.Other 03 June 2021, 06:41
Replies: 40
Views: 13,577
Posted By dalek
If you read and follow the PD rules you won't get...

If you read and follow the PD rules you won't get s###listed. Read the FAQs on what's best to seed to get your ratio up.

And be patient. You get a free ticket once a year on your sign-up date,...
Forum: support.Other 20 May 2021, 01:06
Replies: 603
Views: 155,884
Posted By dalek
It's open source - go for it!

It's open source - go for it!
Forum: News 20 May 2021, 01:06
Replies: 273
Views: 62,778
Posted By dalek
Lot's of people sticking with 3.1

Lot's of people sticking with 3.1
Forum: News 18 May 2021, 14:39
Replies: 1,018
Views: 170,149
Posted By dalek
I want to support the developers but I don't want...

I want to support the developers but I don't want to give Hyperion a single cent.

I'll sit this one out too and stick with 3.1
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 May 2021, 02:34
Replies: 57
Views: 6,179
Posted By dalek
I binned my broken A570 that the local repair...

I binned my broken A570 that the local repair shop said had a "broken main logic chip" and wasn't repairable. 25 years later I'm 100% confident that I could fix it. Luckily my Dad bought me...
Forum: support.Other 10 May 2021, 08:03
Replies: 603
Views: 155,884
Posted By dalek
So you understand that you are supposed to use...

So you understand that you are supposed to use WinUAE to setup the whole thing, adding the kickstart / os/ userpackages etc from your PC? After it's all done you then take that hdf, write it to you...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 May 2021, 11:46
Replies: 12
Views: 2,016
Posted By dalek
Hmmm doesn't fix it for my A2091 - still hangs in...

Hmmm doesn't fix it for my A2091 - still hangs in the same place. I tried a bunch of variations of delays (eg 25, 30, 40, 45, 50 etc) but no luck.

When turning on serial debugging, timing breaks...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 May 2021, 06:36
Replies: 12
Views: 2,016
Posted By dalek
I built two, one with a clone bluepill one with a...

I built two, one with a clone bluepill one with a genuine bluepill (both pass greaseweazle's blinky test). Same behavior on both:

* A2091 v6.6 ROM: WD33C93A-PL SCSI Chip: identifies okay, seems...
Forum: Hardware mods 04 May 2021, 17:49
Replies: 104
Views: 22,775
Posted By dalek
Just show us the red bar already [emoji849]

Just show us the red bar already [emoji849]
Forum: Hardware mods 28 April 2021, 02:04
Replies: 76
Views: 25,237
Posted By dalek
Another thought - did you get your GALs from a...

Another thought - did you get your GALs from a known good supplier (mouser/rs etc) or a known bad supplier (ebay/aliexpress). In the second case you may have been sent remarked fakes that are much...
Forum: Hardware mods 27 April 2021, 06:44
Replies: 76
Views: 25,237
Posted By dalek
When you are programming the Atmel GALs with the...

When you are programming the Atmel GALs with the TL866, do you select the 'encrypt chip' option? Otherwise it programs garbage.
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 24 April 2021, 12:08
Replies: 9
Views: 3,651
Posted By dalek
How have you not seen GoADF!...

How have you not seen GoADF! (https://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=97232) yet?
Forum: support.Hardware 19 April 2021, 04:04
Replies: 4
Views: 782
Posted By dalek
I just had this same issue on an A2000 Rev 6. It...

I just had this same issue on an A2000 Rev 6. It was a faulty chipram DRAM. The piggyback method helped identify the faulty chip.

But it could also be bus buffers or Agnus etc.
Forum: support.Hardware 24 March 2021, 01:20
Replies: 9
Views: 1,737
Posted By dalek
Maybe they can be persuaded to just release the...

Maybe they can be persuaded to just release the code and the community can sort it out.

It's not like they are going to make any significant money off this endeavor - we already have open-source...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 March 2021, 00:25
Replies: 12
Views: 2,016
Posted By dalek
Thanks, I've ordered some and will give it a...

Thanks, I've ordered some and will give it a crack on a few Amiga SCSI controllers :)
Forum: Hardware mods 18 March 2021, 09:22
Replies: 7
Views: 1,631
Posted By dalek
You've looked here?:...

You've looked here?: https://github.com/LIV2/Bluster
Forum: support.Hardware 18 March 2021, 04:29
Replies: 12
Views: 2,016
Posted By dalek
Cool project - will certainly be a game changer...

Cool project - will certainly be a game changer and especially handy for giving SCSI back to older systems on the cheap.

Will the gerbers be available from somewhere eventually? Never fun to pay...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 March 2021, 13:48
Replies: 27
Views: 1,731
Posted By dalek
woah nice!

woah nice!
Forum: HOL suggestions and feedback 26 February 2021, 00:57
Replies: 13
Poll: HOL on HTTPS
Views: 3,626
Posted By dalek
On the http site you could set permanent redirect...

On the http site you could set permanent redirect for the Googlebot useragent to the https site, so it never "sees" or indexes the http only site. Or just plain block it in robots.txt for the http...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 February 2021, 00:18
Replies: 13
Views: 1,446
Posted By dalek
Check your serial settings are 9600 8N1, TX,RX...

Check your serial settings are 9600 8N1, TX,RX crossed over. Since you know the CPU and Paula is okay from testing in an A500 then it's likely either serial settings or you still have trace issues....
Forum: Amiga scene 24 February 2021, 22:31
Replies: 542
Views: 53,369
Posted By dalek
Yes and the marketing around "IBM Compatible"...

Yes and the marketing around "IBM Compatible" which struck fear into the hearts and minds of many a Mum or Dad lest they choose poorly for their children and be shown up in front of their peers.
Forum: Amiga scene 24 February 2021, 14:58
Replies: 542
Views: 53,369
Posted By dalek
Respect! DEC made the best hardware of the day. ...

Respect! DEC made the best hardware of the day. I think he has some really valid points. I started IT on DEC systems - some of them still running to this day.



It's something you can even...
Forum: Hardware pics 23 February 2021, 13:51
Replies: 15
Views: 5,494
Posted By dalek
Not really - I used my A570 with 1.3 for many...

Not really - I used my A570 with 1.3 for many many years. It's all I had. The requirement was 1MB CHIP RAM (not 512k Chip / 512k Fast).
Forum: support.Hardware 19 February 2021, 08:00
Replies: 7
Views: 578
Posted By dalek
What revision A500? Is the 3.1 ROM a mask ROM...

What revision A500? Is the 3.1 ROM a mask ROM (original) or a UV erasable EPROM? If erasable, I think you need to check if you have the address bus pullups soldered next to your 68000. If not, add...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 February 2021, 08:13
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By dalek
Assuming this is on an Amiga 2000 and kickstart...

Assuming this is on an Amiga 2000 and kickstart 1.3?

I would start simpler with a single 40MB device and see how you go. Assuming you have termination set on the SCSI2SD, I would also ensure you...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 February 2021, 22:25
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By dalek
Probably a flakey Agnus socket on the A500. I...

Probably a flakey Agnus socket on the A500. I would get a pin and gently pull out each pin in the socket so that it has a bit more tension when the chip is seated. And try some contact cleaner on...
Forum: Hardware mods 02 February 2021, 23:56
Replies: 96
Views: 14,980
Posted By dalek
This is a winner for when stocks of 68000 CPUs...

This is a winner for when stocks of 68000 CPUs inevitably start to run dry. With the added benefit of providing optional accelerator features.

I see it as it's own thing not to be compared with...
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