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Forum: request.Apps 07 May 2022, 09:37
Replies: 156
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Posted By torsti76
Jim, just a thought: With all the new...

Jim, just a thought:

With all the new accelerators available at the moment for classic Amiga machines there's an increasing stockpile of yet-to-be better Macs, which are just waiting for the...
Forum: Hardware mods 06 May 2022, 21:14
Replies: 43
Views: 2,922
Posted By torsti76
Cool!

Cool!
Forum: request.Apps 27 April 2022, 08:17
Replies: 156
Views: 55,352
Posted By torsti76
Yeah, and it's coming soon for more than a year...

Yeah, and it's coming soon for more than a year now...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 March 2022, 18:04
Replies: 5,090
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Posted By torsti76
My first hunch would be to suspect the ATX PSU....

My first hunch would be to suspect the ATX PSU. Can you measure the 5V line somewhere down the board, at some distance from the power connector? Many ATX supplies I've seen are notoriously bad at...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 February 2022, 08:33
Replies: 15
Views: 1,076
Posted By torsti76
I am basically in the same situation as you are. ...

I am basically in the same situation as you are.

I've got my A3000 a while ago, and I can see through the cage of the PSU that the previous owner put some replacement in there. If it were...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 February 2022, 22:19
Replies: 15
Views: 1,076
Posted By torsti76
Unfortunately, it's about 5 mm too high. But I...

Unfortunately, it's about 5 mm too high. But I use only this supply during buildups, repairs and testing, because it proved most reliable.

A good industrial grade Flex-ATX supply, rated for...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 February 2022, 16:41
Replies: 15
Views: 1,076
Posted By torsti76
You don't need to detach them. Just let them...

You don't need to detach them. Just let them overhang, it will work both physically and electrically.
Forum: support.Hardware 11 February 2022, 16:39
Replies: 15
Views: 1,076
Posted By torsti76
Just to confirm what @Daedalus wrote: I'm using...

Just to confirm what @Daedalus wrote: I'm using Ian's adapter with my AA3000+ and my A3000, and it works beautifully.

Nonetheless, I recommend not to use a standard off-the-shelf cheap ATX supply...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 January 2022, 08:18
Replies: 157
Views: 18,206
Posted By torsti76
Wow, THAT's what I call a README! Others should...

Wow, THAT's what I call a README!
Others should follow this shining example of elaborate documentation.

Thank you very much for the release, will try it soon!
Forum: support.Hardware 15 January 2022, 08:57
Replies: 5,090
Views: 723,517
Posted By torsti76
I recently bought one from him for $150 (using...

I recently bought one from him for $150 (using the best offer function)
Forum: support.Hardware 15 January 2022, 00:19
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By torsti76
They are, unfortunately, much more than simple...

They are, unfortunately, much more than simple memory devices like EPROMs.

For these kind of chips you need something like a CPLD (complex programmable logic device), and for the more advanced...
Forum: support.Other 26 December 2021, 16:46
Replies: 432
Views: 85,768
Posted By torsti76
You have to be logged in at the icomp shop to see...

You have to be logged in at the icomp shop to see it.
Forum: support.Other 25 December 2021, 17:40
Replies: 432
Views: 85,768
Posted By torsti76
:d :d :d

:d :d :d
Forum: support.Other 25 December 2021, 16:51
Replies: 432
Views: 85,768
Posted By torsti76
What products from the new Phase5? The groundless...

What products from the new Phase5? The groundless ones? ;-)
Forum: support.Hardware 06 December 2021, 08:44
Replies: 9
Views: 1,030
Posted By torsti76
I use some matte auto polishing wax after the...

I use some matte auto polishing wax after the retrobrite. It's nothing permanent, but it helps protecting the aged plastic surface from environmental influences.
It's got an UV filter as well,...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 November 2021, 18:49
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By torsti76
I guess you could put the 'PAL' file from the...

I guess you could put the 'PAL' file from the storage disk in the devs:Monitors drawer. Afterwards you should be able to select PAL screenmodes in the Workbench preferences without switching to PAL...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 November 2021, 00:32
Replies: 5,090
Views: 723,517
Posted By torsti76
I think the fine pitch headers for the PMC module...

I think the fine pitch headers for the PMC module are meant.

There are carriers (and PMC cards) with 3 and others with 4 headers. I'd suspect that this is about 32 vs. 64 bits nonetheless.

You...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 November 2021, 15:34
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By torsti76
Be aware that you have to put the male IDC...

Be aware that you have to put the male IDC connector on the 'backside' of the cable. I.e. if you lay the cable flat on the table and the two female connectors that attach to the Gotek and Floppy are...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 November 2021, 23:56
Replies: 157
Views: 18,206
Posted By torsti76
I think you got me wrong. Let's reiterate: ...

I think you got me wrong.

Let's reiterate:

If an Apollo is running at 80 MHz, RAM clock will be half of it, which is 40 MHz. This is because for that kind of speed, you have to apply a hack,...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 November 2021, 15:01
Replies: 52
Views: 6,851
Posted By torsti76
Apollo 4060 75MHz readm: 36.2 / writem: 24.3

Apollo 4060 75MHz readm: 36.2 / writem: 24.3
Forum: Amiga scene 11 November 2021, 14:45
Replies: 157
Views: 18,206
Posted By torsti76
OT: Apollos are tricky and glitchy. I just...

OT: Apollos are tricky and glitchy. I just upgraded an Apollo 4040 to 4060 and it barely runs at 48 MHz (both CPU and RAM) or at about 75 Mhz for the CPU and
a miserable 37.5 MHz for the RAM. This...
Forum: Hardware mods 09 November 2021, 11:54
Replies: 34
Views: 12,989
Posted By torsti76
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: support.Hardware 04 November 2021, 01:33
Replies: 12
Views: 1,142
Posted By torsti76
If I'm not mistaken, the new button is for a...

If I'm not mistaken, the new button is for a Panasonic drive, so I don't think you'll be able to fit it to the Chinon.
Forum: Hardware mods 24 October 2021, 07:40
Replies: 13
Views: 3,242
Posted By torsti76
Not yet. It took me ages to figure it out, so I'd...

Not yet. It took me ages to figure it out, so I'd like to sell some of my converted drives first.

But it's planned to become open source at some point, yes.
Forum: Hardware mods 24 October 2021, 00:54
Replies: 13
Views: 3,242
Posted By torsti76
Maybe. But these GAL driven HD implementations...

Maybe. But these GAL driven HD implementations all work outside C= spec, so it's rather pointless.
I developed my own little addon board to convert PC floppy drives to Amiga HD floppies. Only need...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 September 2021, 20:38
Replies: 5,090
Views: 723,517
Posted By torsti76
@trixster I don't think there's a working Radeon...

@trixster I don't think there's a working Radeon driver for the Prometheus...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 September 2021, 21:56
Replies: 5,090
Views: 723,517
Posted By torsti76
Darren, I think 17.13 is (still) unreleased.

Darren,

I think 17.13 is (still) unreleased.
Forum: support.Hardware 24 September 2021, 00:06
Replies: 135
Views: 19,699
Posted By torsti76
Can someone with a AA3000+ do me a great favour? ...

Can someone with a AA3000+ do me a great favour?

Please install the latest prometheus.library from the Sonnet7200 thread, take out all boards from the Firebird, and run showboards.

Then switch...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 September 2021, 09:15
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By torsti76
They aren't particularly easy to obtain these...

They aren't particularly easy to obtain these days... ;-)
Forum: support.Hardware 23 September 2021, 07:57
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By torsti76
The difference is that the -01 supports running...

The difference is that the -01 supports running at 1 MHz, the -02 at 2 MHz.
For Amigas, this is irrelevant, so you can use (and even mix) both variants.
Forum: support.Hardware 14 September 2021, 21:22
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By torsti76
AFAIK, it turns on and off the CPU halt signal in...

AFAIK, it turns on and off the CPU halt signal in quick succession.
Forum: support.Apps 16 August 2021, 10:48
Replies: 4
Views: 1,104
Posted By torsti76
To check if a folder exists, rather than doing an...

To check if a folder exists, rather than doing an assign, I'd try:

failat 21 (don't know the error level really, you'd have to look it up}
dir >NIL: dh0:/path/to/game
if warn
...
failat...
Forum: support.Apps 16 August 2021, 10:36
Replies: 4
Views: 1,104
Posted By torsti76
assign >NIL: blackviper: dh0:games/b/blackviper ...

assign >NIL: blackviper: dh0:games/b/blackviper

You forgot to tell assign what drive name you wanted your path to be assigned to.

Also, while testing something like this, it may prove...
Forum: Hardware mods 16 August 2021, 09:47
Replies: 5
Views: 1,360
Posted By torsti76
Looks nice. Excellent idea! Could also be adapted...

Looks nice. Excellent idea! Could also be adapted to other use cases...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 July 2021, 21:57
Replies: 14
Views: 1,363
Posted By torsti76
This is a Rev. 1 68060. If it even runs at 66 MHz...

This is a Rev. 1 68060. If it even runs at 66 MHz (some are reported to be able to) you can boil an egg on it...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 July 2021, 21:29
Replies: 13
Views: 1,253
Posted By torsti76
So many questions over a closet find... ;-) ...

So many questions over a closet find... ;-)

How do you have 128 MB on your A4000 motherboard? I thought the "best" hack provided 112...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 July 2021, 00:59
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By torsti76
All printers that understand postscript should be...

All printers that understand postscript should be easy to use on an Amiga. This includes a wide range of models from Brother (which I personally prefer), HP, or even Lexmark. I'd go for a network...
Forum: support.Apps 23 July 2021, 15:22
Replies: 6
Views: 1,482
Posted By torsti76
Ah, okay. Because in the first post you wrote...

Ah, okay. Because in the first post you wrote "Amiga Unix OS", which also exists and was the OS for the Amiga 3000UX.
Forum: support.Apps 23 July 2021, 14:36
Replies: 6
Views: 1,482
Posted By torsti76
What are you trying to achieve? A/UX runs...

What are you trying to achieve? A/UX runs natively on the Amiga, what would you use Shapeshifter for?

Gesendet von meinem XQ-BT52 mit Tapatalk
Forum: support.Hardware 16 July 2021, 07:43
Replies: 26
Views: 2,277
Posted By torsti76
This was the whole point of suggesting the Dell...

This was the whole point of suggesting the Dell U2410: While it's nowhere in the specs, this modern LCD does support 15 kHz modes Just fine as does the Philips 272P7V I mentioned earlier.

So,...
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