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Forum: support.OtherUAE 25 November 2021, 11:25
Replies: 63
Views: 24,365
Posted By solarmon
Hi, I haven't touched UCG for a long time. I...

Hi,

I haven't touched UCG for a long time. I would need to re-learn what I did!

You PCUAE solution looks interesting. Do you think this would work (or be applicable) on the TheA500mini?
Forum: support.Hardware 21 November 2021, 14:34
Replies: 13
Views: 513
Posted By solarmon
I haven't seen this model before. The third...

I haven't seen this model before.

The third picture of the drive that shows it from the side, suggests that the top part could slide forward to be released. However, there might be other mechanics...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 November 2021, 11:18
Replies: 13
Views: 513
Posted By solarmon
The brass bits are guides to help with the...

The brass bits are guides to help with the sliding mechanism of the bottom plate. They shouldn't have anything on them.

You can normally take the top assembly off by first pushing in the eject...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 November 2021, 11:15
Replies: 13
Views: 513
Posted By solarmon
The missing mechanism is for the HD switch, if it...

The missing mechanism is for the HD switch, if it is on the right of the drive (as you look at it from the front).

What make model is the floppy drive. Show some more pictures of it - with the...
Forum: support.Games 21 November 2021, 11:06
Replies: 14
Views: 711
Posted By solarmon
Which cracked version is it?

Which cracked version is it?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 November 2021, 14:48
Replies: 20
Views: 980
Posted By solarmon
They will be of use and value to somebody. ...

They will be of use and value to somebody.

Don't throw them away. Sell or donate them to somebody that would appreciate them.

A lot of them will be recoverable/restorable with a good clean.
Forum: support.WinUAE 08 November 2021, 13:25
Replies: 1,064
Views: 309,592
Posted By solarmon
You need to go to Hardware->Floppy drives and...

You need to go to Hardware->Floppy drives and select "Configure Floppybridge" from the drop down options list for each drive.

This has changed/moved from the unofficial preview build.
Forum: support.WinUAE 08 November 2021, 11:19
Replies: 1,064
Views: 309,592
Posted By solarmon
On my Windows 10 setup, I had to put them in: ...

On my Windows 10 setup, I had to put them in:

C:\Users\Public\Documents\Amiga Files\WinUAE\plugins\
Forum: support.Hardware 07 November 2021, 21:19
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By solarmon
Which RGBtoHDMI board? What Amiga? Show some...

Which RGBtoHDMI board? What Amiga?

Show some pictures of your setup.
Forum: support.Other 06 November 2021, 12:45
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By solarmon
New registration to Amibay is suspended at the...

New registration to Amibay is suspended at the moment.
Forum: support.Games 03 November 2021, 18:19
Replies: 12
Views: 936
Posted By solarmon
Without doing an image dump of the disks and...

Without doing an image dump of the disks and putting it through an analyser, we can't rule out that the disks are damaged in some way. The test in WinUAE suggests that it should work.

I would...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 November 2021, 18:06
Replies: 36
Views: 1,892
Posted By solarmon
In A500 mode (JP15 unjumpered) everything works...

In A500 mode (JP15 unjumpered) everything works fine. All tests with Amiga Test Kit shows that everything all the resources are healthy, including memory.
Forum: support.Hardware 01 November 2021, 22:59
Replies: 36
Views: 1,892
Posted By solarmon
It works in A500 mode (JP15 not jumpered)...

It works in A500 mode (JP15 not jumpered) perfectly fine - and can load floppy disks off the external floppy drive. So maybe my CDROM is OK and something else is stopping it from booting (in CDTV...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 November 2021, 19:39
Replies: 36
Views: 1,892
Posted By solarmon
What is your JP15 setting - jumpered or...

What is your JP15 setting - jumpered or unjumpered?

On mine, it works fine when JP15 is unjumpered - i.e. when in A500 mode - even with the CDROM connected. But with JP15 jumpered, in CDTV mode,...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 31 October 2021, 11:31
Replies: 32
Views: 8,090
Posted By solarmon
"wildewuzz"? Use HxC Floppy Emulator...

"wildewuzz"?

Use HxC Floppy Emulator Software - https://hxc2001.com/download/floppy_drive_emulator/

You will also need the SPS CAPS plugin to support IPF files - http://www.softpres.org/download
Forum: support.WinUAE 28 October 2021, 14:18
Replies: 1,064
Views: 309,592
Posted By solarmon
I figured out that it was Windows Security that...

I figured out that it was Windows Security that is giving this false positive, not another AV solution that was running on my machine.

I was able to temporarily disable "Real-time protection" in...
Forum: support.WinUAE 28 October 2021, 14:13
Replies: 1,064
Views: 309,592
Posted By solarmon
I meant disabling AV just to do the extraction...

I meant disabling AV just to do the extraction for this particular ZIP file. I can't find a whitelist option on the AV on my machine.
Forum: support.WinUAE 28 October 2021, 13:44
Replies: 1,064
Views: 309,592
Posted By solarmon
Apologies if this already a known/common issue....

Apologies if this already a known/common issue. Is there a workaround other than disabling AV?
Forum: support.WinUAE 28 October 2021, 13:26
Replies: 1,064
Views: 309,592
Posted By solarmon
On a Windows 10 machine, using 7zip to extract...

On a Windows 10 machine, using 7zip to extract winuae_4900b38.7z is OK, but extracting winuae64_4900b38.7z throws an error:



Does anybody else have this issue?
Forum: support.Games 28 October 2021, 10:43
Replies: 12
Views: 936
Posted By solarmon
Thanks for the tip. I tried it with disabling...

Thanks for the tip. I tried it with disabling "Wait for Blitter" and it loaded the copy protection screen without any graphics corruption.
Forum: support.Games 28 October 2021, 00:39
Replies: 12
Views: 936
Posted By solarmon
What is your exact A1200 spec and setup?

What is your exact A1200 spec and setup?
Forum: support.Hardware 27 October 2021, 22:50
Replies: 11
Views: 704
Posted By solarmon
@thomas That's not completely correct. From...

@thomas

That's not completely correct. From my experience, PrepCard could still detect the CF card and the Product ID but the CF can still not work with CFD/FAT95.

PrepCard is good to use to...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 October 2021, 20:39
Replies: 11
Views: 704
Posted By solarmon
I assume that is an A1200. Kickstart 3.1.4...

I assume that is an A1200.

Kickstart 3.1.4 doesn't disable the PCMCIA slot when there is 8MB of FAST memory in Zorro II space, but it might be worth trying in 4MB mode (if it has that capability)...
Forum: support.Games 27 October 2021, 19:47
Replies: 12
Views: 936
Posted By solarmon
I just tried the Super Cars II IPF image in...

I just tried the Super Cars II IPF image in emulation of a stock A1200 and it loads to the copy protection screen without any corruption.

So I suspect your disks are bad and need cleaning and/or...
Forum: support.Games 27 October 2021, 19:26
Replies: 12
Views: 936
Posted By solarmon
It is either a AGA/020 compatibility issue or...

It is either a AGA/020 compatibility issue or your disks are faulty/damaged.

You could try in emulation whether the game works on an AGA/020 machine.

You should inspect and clean your floppy...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 October 2021, 19:20
Replies: 11
Views: 704
Posted By solarmon
What Amiga and motherboard revision do you have?...

What Amiga and motherboard revision do you have? What is your Kickstart version and do you have any 8MB memory expansions?
Forum: support.Hardware 26 October 2021, 17:57
Replies: 11
Views: 704
Posted By solarmon
As already suggested, you need both CDF133 and...

As already suggested, you need both CDF133 and FAT95 drivers installed.

https://sites.google.com/one-n.co.uk/amiga-guides/pcmcia-compact-flash-guide

Also be aware that some CF cards are just...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 October 2021, 17:54
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By solarmon
What firmware are you using and what version? ...

What firmware are you using and what version?

There is normally only two buttons (or rotary encoder) for navigation , and a timeout is used to select the current in focus file or directory.

If...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 October 2021, 09:58
Replies: 1
Views: 309
Posted By solarmon
What is the voltage getting to the RTC chip? ...

What is the voltage getting to the RTC chip?

It is common for the RTC chip to fail and need replacing.
Forum: support.Other 22 October 2021, 12:28
Replies: 9
Views: 1,004
Posted By solarmon
If your A600 is booting and working apart from...

If your A600 is booting and working apart from this keyboard issue, then that could suggest an issue with the keyboard MCU (U13) or an issue with the _KB_DATA and _KB_CLOCK signals/tracs going to the...
Forum: support.Other 21 October 2021, 13:28
Replies: 9
Views: 1,004
Posted By solarmon
Just to be clear, maybe I misunderstood - is your...

Just to be clear, maybe I misunderstood - is your A600 booting up at all? I.e. can it boot to the Kickstart screen and you can load Amiga Test Kit either via floppy disk or as an ADF using a Gotek?
...
Forum: support.Other 20 October 2021, 16:08
Replies: 9
Views: 1,004
Posted By solarmon
OK, here's what I would do. Use Amiga Test...

OK, here's what I would do.

Use Amiga Test Kit for the keyboard test feature.

Then use the following resources to understand the keyboard matrix:
...
Forum: support.Other 20 October 2021, 15:11
Replies: 9
Views: 1,004
Posted By solarmon
What is your A600 motherboard revision and what...

What is your A600 motherboard revision and what is your keyboard - has it got a blue or green membrane?

You can simulate the keys presses by shorting certain pins on the keyboard connector or on...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 19 October 2021, 13:29
Replies: 32
Views: 8,090
Posted By solarmon
@vbgd What solution are you using to write...

@vbgd

What solution are you using to write the IPF image back to disk?

Whatever the method, always read back the disk that you have written to and compare against the IPF image.
Forum: support.Hardware 18 October 2021, 15:22
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By solarmon
Check the pins of the keyboard MCU for dry...

Check the pins of the keyboard MCU for dry joints. Also check the 555 reset circuit on the keyboard - if it is kept low then this will stop the A500 from booting (because _KB_RESET is kept low).
Forum: support.Hardware 18 October 2021, 13:16
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By solarmon
Make sure you have connected the keyboard...

Make sure you have connected the keyboard connector the correct way - the purple wire should be on the right.

If you have connected it in reverse then the A500 with not boot up - like what you...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 October 2021, 12:14
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By solarmon
A Gotek and the firmware it uses is meant to...

A Gotek and the firmware it uses is meant to emulate a floppy drive exactly - so it shouldn't be any quicker or slower than a normal floppy drive.
Forum: support.Hardware 05 October 2021, 21:13
Replies: 36
Views: 1,892
Posted By solarmon
Would/could an uncapped CDROM stop the CDTV from...

Would/could an uncapped CDROM stop the CDTV from booting to the boot screen? Or would it just cause it to not be able read a disc properly?

I would like to determine whether it is not booting...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 October 2021, 21:00
Replies: 36
Views: 1,892
Posted By solarmon
The switch continuity is OK - I checked it with a...

The switch continuity is OK - I checked it with a multimeter. However, I fail to understand why this disc presence switch should stop the CDTV from booting.

The CDTV should be able to boot the...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 October 2021, 15:31
Replies: 36
Views: 1,892
Posted By solarmon
I have - I tried with and without it connected.

I have - I tried with and without it connected.
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