English Amiga Board


Go Back   English Amiga Board > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 40 of 88
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: iddqd
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 October 2021, 14:27
Replies: 246
Views: 52,195
Posted By iddqd
Finished season 4 of Miami Vice, that Amiga 1000...

Finished season 4 of Miami Vice, that Amiga 1000 is in every other episodes, usually in the background, but here are some "extra" visible appearances. This images are from episode 14, 17, and 19....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 February 2021, 12:27
Replies: 246
Views: 52,195
Posted By iddqd
More Amiga 1000 in Miami Vice, season 3 (computer...

More Amiga 1000 in Miami Vice, season 3 (computer has been turned off mostly, in the background prior to this). Also, they've connected a tiny monitor to it:
EDIT: I should mention these episodes...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 February 2021, 10:59
Replies: 246
Views: 52,195
Posted By iddqd
Perhaps already noted, but I've been spotting a...

Perhaps already noted, but I've been spotting a computer in the background in many episodes of Miami Vice, that looked like an Amiga 1000, but I wasn't sure, until I saw this (Season 3 Episode 11,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 December 2020, 17:20
Replies: 246
Views: 52,195
Posted By iddqd
Today's 8-bit guy -video spots Commodore PET in...

Today's 8-bit guy -video spots Commodore PET in the new Wonder Woman 1984 movie (12:30 into the video below, for some reason EAB forum decides to mangle the actual link I'm posting with correct...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 December 2020, 11:48
Replies: 246
Views: 52,195
Posted By iddqd
Interesting. I did notice them when I watched the...

Interesting. I did notice them when I watched the movie, but I sloppily assumed it was C64.

(Might be seen in the earlier movies as well, or I just remember them from the trailer for part 3)

I...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 December 2020, 10:48
Replies: 10
Views: 1,169
Posted By iddqd
The original document was just a raw text file...

The original document was just a raw text file (ASCII), and didn't have the appendix at all, that's by yours truly (nor did it have a table of contents). Layout of the pdf can be tweaked in the latex...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 December 2020, 10:09
Replies: 10
Views: 1,169
Posted By iddqd
Thanks for the feedback. @honx I agree, it...

Thanks for the feedback.

@honx I agree, it looks werid, (it's the LaTeX default), I've updated the attached pdf now, to stil have colored links, but without the ugly boxes, looks way better now...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 December 2020, 21:10
Replies: 1
Views: 444
Posted By iddqd
Could FPGA be used for 486 expansion card?

Here's a crazy question: in theory, could one make a new modern A1200 accelerator card that also houses intel 486 compatibility?

The thought came into my mind when I saw there's 286 expansion...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 December 2020, 20:54
Replies: 10
Views: 1,169
Posted By iddqd
Amiga manual from 1994 published (pdf & html)

4 years ago I read through "A Beginner's Guide to the AMIGA Personal Computer", from 1994, by Shane Monroe. I learned a lot (and I liked the anti-IBM rants in it), but I found there to be many typos,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 November 2019, 08:54
Replies: 106
Views: 11,450
Posted By iddqd
That was a very interesting video, here: ...

That was a very interesting video, here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8BVTHxc4LM
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 November 2019, 16:28
Replies: 19
Views: 1,325
Posted By iddqd
Yeah SECAM seems very close to PAL (voltage,...

Yeah SECAM seems very close to PAL (voltage, frame rate, horizontal lines), just very different color encoding.

I still wonder what the heck happens when you try to use composite out on a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 November 2019, 14:31
Replies: 19
Views: 1,325
Posted By iddqd
Well, a BVM has better build quality, and are...

Well, a BVM has better build quality, and are more "stackable" with their cubic casing.

Is it possible to get RGB out from a Rasberry Pi? It has component and HDMI. I assume HDMI can not easily be...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 November 2019, 08:22
Replies: 19
Views: 1,325
Posted By iddqd
@idrougge, well, some only have composite by...

@idrougge, well, some only have composite by default, and you need to buy a RGB card separate.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 November 2019, 21:22
Replies: 106
Views: 11,450
Posted By iddqd
Slightly n00bish question, but what is the output...

Slightly n00bish question, but what is the output of e.g. an Amiga 500 showing workbench, is that 240p?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 November 2019, 20:31
Replies: 19
Views: 1,325
Posted By iddqd
So one should not buy broadcast monitors or PVMs...

So one should not buy broadcast monitors or PVMs from France or Russia, as only consumer TVs are PAL compatible?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 November 2019, 19:27
Replies: 106
Views: 11,450
Posted By iddqd
OK, thanks for info. So there's no problem...

OK, thanks for info.

So there's no problem with flickering text on a PVM? I've seen issues with this, but maybe that was a bad PVM.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 November 2019, 21:53
Replies: 106
Views: 11,450
Posted By iddqd
@Donnie, very nice. Do you have similar...

@Donnie, very nice.

Do you have similar image running C64 or Amiga?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 November 2019, 18:24
Replies: 106
Views: 11,450
Posted By iddqd
Just wondering how a Sony PVM compares to an 1084...

Just wondering how a Sony PVM compares to an 1084 when using it for Amiga stuff? It seems like the PVMs are mainly used for TV console gaming systems.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 November 2019, 15:50
Replies: 19
Views: 1,325
Posted By iddqd
Well, I've noticed some nice second hand CRTs...

Well, I've noticed some nice second hand CRTs suspiciously cheap (relative) on ebay, but they're all either from France or Russia. Thus I suspect they have a limited functionality, and the same...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 November 2019, 15:30
Replies: 19
Views: 1,325
Posted By iddqd
TV-Monitors in France/Russia (and using Raspberry pi)?

Hi!

SECAM (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SECAM) is the third encoding standard besides NTSC (North America), and PAL (Europe). SECAM was used in France, + colonies, and Soviet union / Russia.
...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 May 2018, 11:15
Replies: 3
Views: 892
Posted By iddqd
Not possible, since I've never played Abuse, only...

Not possible, since I've never played Abuse, only Sim City, and Populous! ;)

Yeah, I suppose this is the way to go. I'll send an order to amigakit, and see if I can find some decent soldering iron.
Forum: support.Hardware 19 May 2018, 17:59
Replies: 3
Views: 892
Posted By iddqd
Tank mouse - left button not working

Hi!

The left mouse-button on my tank-mouse only works 1 time out of, maybe, 20 clicks. I've opened her(?) up, and the micro-switch sounds, feels, and looks identical to the right one.

a. I...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 August 2017, 20:17
Replies: 59
Views: 6,210
Posted By iddqd
While we're at it: PVM=? BVM=?

While we're at it:

PVM=?
BVM=?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 August 2017, 19:39
Replies: 59
Views: 6,210
Posted By iddqd
WAIT! I just realized something: does broadcast...

WAIT! I just realized something: does broadcast monitors not have speakers? So no audio? How is this usually solved, provided I don't want to rig it into my stereo?
Forum: News 31 July 2017, 20:18
Replies: 977
Views: 202,815
Posted By iddqd
@Akira Looking forward to your tutorial. Might...

@Akira
Looking forward to your tutorial. Might I recommend/wish you put 2-3 sentences explaining nomenclature like "device", "firmware" and disk selection software, and the name of different current...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 July 2017, 23:05
Replies: 7
Views: 930
Posted By iddqd
On a related note: I have a tank mouse where...

On a related note:

I have a tank mouse where left button only works 1 out 50 click or so, I imagine it has to be the right angle. I've opened it but can't see any obvious error. I wonder if it's...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 July 2017, 13:36
Replies: 59
Views: 6,210
Posted By iddqd
It would be interesting with some kind of...

It would be interesting with some kind of compiled list of broadcast monitors, model and maker.

I know Snoy, JVC, and Ikegami are some of the manufacturers.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 July 2017, 20:20
Replies: 59
Views: 6,210
Posted By iddqd
Also, how popular are these among Amiga / C64...

Also, how popular are these among Amiga / C64 people? Or do most people prefer the trusty 1084S?

I'll attach an image of the connector I had in mind, from a Sony monitor apparently from 1985.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 July 2017, 19:58
Replies: 59
Views: 6,210
Posted By iddqd
Also, some seem to have a parallel port...

Also, some seem to have a parallel port connection, or similar, for computer. I wonder what that might be for. Auto-calibration?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 July 2017, 14:35
Replies: 59
Views: 6,210
Posted By iddqd
http://www.bluegamer.net/nec-xm29-plus-the-holy-gr...

http://www.bluegamer.net/nec-xm29-plus-the-holy-grail-of-monitors/

...although I don't see the NEC XM29 in this list of commodore/retrogame monitors:
Appiah's comprehensive 15KHz monitors list of...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 July 2017, 19:12
Replies: 59
Views: 6,210
Posted By iddqd
Well, never seen anyone for sale in Scandinavia,...

Well, never seen anyone for sale in Scandinavia, but plenty on ebay.co.uk, or ebay.com (some even for reasonable prices). Do you know of anywhere else to buy these?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 July 2017, 17:21
Replies: 59
Views: 6,210
Posted By iddqd
Cool, thanks for replies. I just find they look...

Cool, thanks for replies. I just find they look way cooler than the plastic TVs / monitors I've seen.

Sadly, looks like one really should live in US or UK to buy one.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 July 2017, 15:24
Replies: 59
Views: 6,210
Posted By iddqd
What's the deal with broadcast monitors?

I know e.g. Sony broadcast monitors are popular among retro-gamers, due to "good/large scanlines", but I wonder what else they "offer". Why are they so big and heavy?

I've so far seen they support...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 January 2017, 08:34
Replies: 211
Views: 50,321
Posted By iddqd
Thumbs up @liviux76 Great, thanks!

@liviux76 Great, thanks!
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 21 October 2016, 10:47
Replies: 48
Views: 18,904
Posted By iddqd
Necro-posting! What was said thus far: ...

Necro-posting!

What was said thus far:


Floppy reading sound should be based on 84+ different samples, rather than just one, as acustics change when the head moves across the disk.
A mono...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 July 2016, 20:33
Replies: 211
Views: 50,321
Posted By iddqd
@JudasEZT I've updated the NZS, so it has one...

@JudasEZT I've updated the NZS, so it has one more point.

My post above (still) only counts those posts prior to it, by definition.

New list can updated through copy-paste of that list + new...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 June 2016, 09:19
Replies: 23
Views: 3,401
Posted By iddqd
@techguruuk In latest episode, Ep. 25, you...

@techguruuk

In latest episode, Ep. 25, you say the new Amiga 1200 case is 3D printed, which is wrong, it's actually from new molds.

Otherwise, keep up the good work!
Forum: support.Other 24 June 2016, 20:36
Replies: 7
Views: 1,750
Posted By iddqd
Nope, doesn't turn up. I tried flashing it...

Nope, doesn't turn up.

I tried flashing it two three times, seems to work.

My intention is to use it on my raspberry pi, which I'll get next week, but I'll see then if it worked or not.

I...
Forum: MarketPlace 24 June 2016, 19:42
Replies: 6
Views: 1,306
Posted By iddqd
I was planning on a rescue and salvage mission,...

I was planning on a rescue and salvage mission, but I already took his A600 -- thanks for that one! :)
Forum: support.Other 23 June 2016, 20:44
Replies: 7
Views: 1,750
Posted By iddqd
The device does not show up in "game-controller"...

The device does not show up in "game-controller" under XP's controlpanel. There is the "usb-thing-connected" sound when I plug it in though. Not sure how a "real" game controller would behave.
Showing results 1 to 40 of 88

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT +2. The time now is 19:57.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Page generated in 0.10576 seconds with 10 queries