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Forum: support.Hardware 15 September 2021, 23:16
Replies: 1
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Posted By Sim085
Replacing A500 C5 Capacitor (330nf)

While removing Gary I broke the leg of the C5 capacitor. From Amiga Explorer site I can see that this is marked as 330nf.
Would anyone tell me with what capacitor I can replace this?

When I...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 02 August 2021, 04:28
Replies: 22
Views: 2,266
Posted By Sim085
Thank you for the sample code. This helped me a...

Thank you for the sample code. This helped me a lot. I have re-organized my code to follow the same structure. The code is more readable like this and while going through the changes I also spotted...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 01 August 2021, 18:44
Replies: 22
Views: 2,266
Posted By Sim085
Yes that worked. I was under the impression that...

Yes that worked. I was under the impression that selected would need to be retrieved using GT_GetGadgetAttrs. I see this is a flag however not an attribute.



This is my code;

/* Main Loop....
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 01 August 2021, 11:02
Replies: 22
Views: 2,266
Posted By Sim085
I did put a condition on event 0x00f80ad4. Works....

I did put a condition on event 0x00f80ad4. Works. But not always :(

I am thinking of going to the IDCMP_INTUITICKS path again. However ideally I would like to first check if my search field is...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 01 August 2021, 00:16
Replies: 22
Views: 2,266
Posted By Sim085
Hmm.. interesting. I test this by using the...

Hmm.. interesting. I test this by using the following code in the whole loop;
printf("%x\n", msg->Class);
As expected without touching anything I get the 400000 (IDCMP_INTUITICKS) printed. When I...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 31 July 2021, 13:53
Replies: 22
Views: 2,266
Posted By Sim085
Fair point. Not sure what I can do to be...

Fair point.

Not sure what I can do to be honest at this point apart from leaving it as is. Other option is to add a dummy entry in the list when it is empty and than handle this case separate as...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 30 July 2021, 17:17
Replies: 22
Views: 2,266
Posted By Sim085
I managed to achieve that with...

I managed to achieve that with IDCMP_ACTIVEWINDOW. Now when user focus again on my window it immediately focuses the user on the single text field that I have.

With IDCMP_CHANGEWINDOW I managed to...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 28 July 2021, 16:08
Replies: 22
Views: 2,266
Posted By Sim085
To be honest I only meant to implement this logic...

To be honest I only meant to implement this logic in order to save the user from doing some extra clicks.

A clear example is when moving the window. Left as is, the user would move the window and...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 27 July 2021, 20:21
Replies: 22
Views: 2,266
Posted By Sim085
Intuition On Click Event?

I have gone through the documentation and cannot understand what I am doing wrong. Hopefully someone can help.

I have a window with a list and a text field. I want the focus to remain always in...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 24 July 2021, 13:33
Replies: 2
Views: 711
Posted By Sim085
Wow! Many thanks. Let me google about them.

Wow! Many thanks. Let me google about them.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 24 July 2021, 09:18
Replies: 2
Views: 711
Posted By Sim085
Can I get text width (pixels) from font?

I am writing an application in Intuition. I need to know the width of the text being printed in a TEXT_KIND to see if this is more than the width of the gadget (and then act upon this if so).

For...
Forum: Hardware mods 18 July 2021, 18:07
Replies: 145
Views: 38,521
Posted By Sim085
Thanks. Going to try my luck with it. Never...

Thanks. Going to try my luck with it. Never actually done anything hardware related so probably will give up ... but will do try it out as I have been very interested in this 14Mhz mod for quite some...
Forum: Hardware mods 17 July 2021, 20:33
Replies: 145
Views: 38,521
Posted By Sim085
Congratulations on the design. If I may ask what...

Congratulations on the design. If I may ask what software can be used to edit the design?

I am thinking if I can just put the 14MHz parts (without fast ram) in the format of a relcatpr board so I...
Forum: Coders. General 15 July 2021, 23:32
Replies: 6
Views: 1,139
Posted By Sim085
Thank you, will try that out. ...

Thank you, will try that out.






My C programming / experience is very basic, so would not know what is best. However, when I was writing the code I was expecting GTLV_Selected would return...
Forum: Coders. General 07 July 2021, 12:57
Replies: 6
Views: 1,139
Posted By Sim085
How to know if user really clicked an option in a LISTVIEW_KIND gadget?

The size of a LISTVIEW_KIND gadget can be more than the number of options this has. When clicking on a LISTVIEW_KIND area but not an option, the last option gets selected (highlighted).
...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 June 2021, 23:51
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By Sim085
What can be used to clean chip legs?

I think in the past I had read that chip legs can be cleaned using a Glass Fiber Sanding Pen.

Is this correct?

Also would any Glass Fiber Sanding Pen be good?

Example found this on Amazon;...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 June 2021, 20:48
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By Sim085
However, if I wanted to leave it as is, why can't...

However, if I wanted to leave it as is, why can't I neither use a +1MB ChipRAM expansion (which works fine with a normal A500+) and neither a +512KB ChipRAM expansion (which works fine with a normal...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 June 2021, 15:20
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By Sim085
Amiga 500 rev8a.1 motherboard

So while trying to solve an issue with an A500+ I have I bought another A500 motherboard, a rev8a.1, the one which is labelled A500+ but only has 512KB of ChipRAM on it.

I moved the chips from the...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 June 2021, 15:12
Replies: 13
Views: 1,005
Posted By Sim085
Good to know. I will try the socket with a...

Good to know. I will try the socket with a multimeter and if in doubt unsolder and re-solder. The thing is that the acid damage was so little, nothing compared to some of the photos I see on line.
...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 June 2021, 17:57
Replies: 13
Views: 1,005
Posted By Sim085
Bought another A500+ motherboard. Moved all chips...

Bought another A500+ motherboard. Moved all chips from one to the other and (to be honest I was expecting it) I got the same result. I therefore concluded one of the chips must have been fried (even...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 May 2021, 17:17
Replies: 0
Views: 209
Posted By Sim085
A590 FastRAM Errors

I have bought around 20 chips from China to use as FastRAM for the A590 (HYB514256B-60 SIEMENS 256 K x 4-Bit Dynamic RAM). Lucky me managed to find 4 working ones out of the 20 received - enough to...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 May 2021, 16:46
Replies: 10
Views: 1,652
Posted By Sim085
Aaaa.. so it is not the adapter the problem but...

Aaaa.. so it is not the adapter the problem but rather the CF cards. A mystery that has baffled me since 2014! :)
Forum: support.Hardware 27 May 2021, 15:20
Replies: 10
Views: 1,652
Posted By Sim085
What are "Industrial cards"? I remember I...

What are "Industrial cards"?

I remember I also had this same problem. I had bought a dual CF card adapter and when I connected CF card to one slot worked, the other slot worked, but two card at...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 May 2021, 17:27
Replies: 18
Views: 1,084
Posted By Sim085
Just to confirm that it booted from a 2GB HDD...

Just to confirm that it booted from a 2GB HDD with the 7.0 ROMs.
Forum: support.Hardware 26 May 2021, 17:25
Replies: 23
Views: 1,582
Posted By Sim085
Yey it boots :D

Yey it boots :D
Forum: support.Hardware 26 May 2021, 17:07
Replies: 23
Views: 1,582
Posted By Sim085
Hmm, found on another forum it works when...

Hmm, found on another forum it works when selecting CAT28C64B. Tried it and it worked.
Forum: support.Hardware 26 May 2021, 13:57
Replies: 23
Views: 1,582
Posted By Sim085
Found this thread and thought of asking here...

Found this thread and thought of asking here rather than open a new one.
I just got TL66II, and downloaded Xgpro, connected an ATMEL AT28C64B and used some of the options like, Erase, Read and...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 May 2021, 12:14
Replies: 13
Views: 1,005
Posted By Sim085
Power LED does not change colour. Floppy LED...

Power LED does not change colour.
Floppy LED stays always on.

I have changed the floppy drive to a known working one (A500 Chinon)
I can hear the Floppy Drive spinning but not clicking.
I get...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 May 2021, 10:15
Replies: 13
Views: 1,005
Posted By Sim085
I have swapped the CIA chips with ones working...

I have swapped the CIA chips with ones working from another A500. Still nothing. I also confirmed the CIA chips work by trying them on the working A500. So it does not look to be CIA chips related. I...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 May 2021, 23:34
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By Sim085
Thank you. Will compare the adapters I receive...

Thank you. Will compare the adapters I receive with those in the link. However I think I am going to buy the PCBs to be on the safe side.
Forum: support.Hardware 24 May 2021, 11:47
Replies: 13
Views: 1,005
Posted By Sim085
Reset signal does work. I mean when I press the...

Reset signal does work. I mean when I press the reset buttons the capslock turns on for a moment and then switches off like a normal restart.
Forum: support.Hardware 24 May 2021, 01:52
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By Sim085
A1200 CIA and Paula chips on A500

To my knowledge I can use A1200 CIA and Paula chips on an A500 through the use of an adapter. The question I have is; does the adapter need to be Amiga specific;

i.e. - I have to order these and...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 May 2021, 21:14
Replies: 13
Views: 1,005
Posted By Sim085
I bought a DiagRom 1.2 something. Will wait for...

I bought a DiagRom 1.2 something. Will wait for it to arrive and see what it reports.
Forum: support.Hardware 21 May 2021, 10:41
Replies: 13
Views: 1,005
Posted By Sim085
A500+ stopped working

I was using my A500+ and all of a suddent the picture froze. This happened when I was accessing the hard disk to display files in a directory. I then restarted the Amiga and only got a black screen....
Forum: support.Other 10 May 2021, 12:28
Replies: 1
Views: 747
Posted By Sim085
Cloanto ROM Chips Serial?

I bought an A1200 motherboard that came with Cloanto Kickstart chips. These chips have a serial number on them. What is this serial number for?

Do I need to do something with it?
Forum: support.Hardware 29 April 2021, 17:26
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By Sim085
I do not know if the setup would work; but there...

I do not know if the setup would work; but there are FastRAM only cards as well out there. I found one on Ebay;

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/333971306155?hash=item4dc23db6ab:g:nYYAAOSwhahggcnG
(I...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 April 2021, 07:51
Replies: 18
Views: 1,084
Posted By Sim085
Many thanks. Unfortunately doesn't ship to my...

Many thanks. Unfortunately doesn't ship to my country.

Will continue looking.
Forum: support.Hardware 27 April 2021, 00:18
Replies: 18
Views: 1,084
Posted By Sim085
They must have gone very quickly as I have been...

They must have gone very quickly as I have been searching since this morning and cannot find any :(

I am starting to consider buying a eprom burner...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 April 2021, 15:31
Replies: 54
Views: 6,012
Posted By Sim085
+1 to this. Really love this project and...

+1 to this.


Really love this project and looking forward to try it out.
Forum: support.Hardware 26 April 2021, 11:51
Replies: 18
Views: 1,084
Posted By Sim085
You can see it here to the left of the XT DRIVE...

You can see it here to the left of the XT DRIVE header;
https://amiga.resource.cx/photos/photo2.pl?id=a590&pg=6&res=hi&lang=en

I saw some photos of the A590 without this chip installed. Not sure...
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