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Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 17:55
Replies: 10
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Posted By alexh
I have some early chips labelled XC68EC060RC50,...

I have some early chips labelled XC68EC060RC50, they are Rev1 and their PCR decodes to full 68060, only the FPU doesn't work.
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 10:21
Replies: 26
Views: 2,441
Posted By alexh
If that is real. And they took your payment. ...

If that is real. And they took your payment. It's criminial, literally
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 May 2022, 15:42
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By alexh
Nice video. When was this filmed? They've...

Nice video.

When was this filmed? They've not sold NOS A1200 Magic Packs for a long time (at least no where in the UK)
Forum: Amiga scene 21 May 2022, 15:38
Replies: 10
Views: 822
Posted By alexh
You also have to consider that some 68LC060 and...

You also have to consider that some 68LC060 and 68EC060 branded chips have an FPU in them but it's broken. The hardware inside is not disabled and there's no reliable way to distinguish them from...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 May 2022, 10:08
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By alexh
You can buy replacement keyboard membranes for...

You can buy replacement keyboard membranes for A4000 (which I believe is the same as A500) in UK they are £29 which is pretty expensive but cheaper than new keyboard.
Forum: support.Hardware 17 May 2022, 15:08
Replies: 24
Views: 716
Posted By alexh
Going to 1MB Kickstart ROM is not rocket science...

Going to 1MB Kickstart ROM is not rocket science but IIRC is not as simple as just adding more files in Remus until you reach 1MB.

You must use the correct ROM modules and an exec that supports...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 May 2022, 13:08
Replies: 24
Views: 716
Posted By alexh
No. To find out you would have to install...

No. To find out you would have to install RomSplit (http://www.doobreynet.co.uk/beta/) plus the various libraries it needs.

Open Kickstart 3.1 and make a list.

Open Kickstart 3.2.1 and make a...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 May 2022, 12:52
Replies: 24
Views: 716
Posted By alexh
They removed (at least) workbench.library and...

They removed (at least) workbench.library and icons.library
Forum: support.Hardware 17 May 2022, 12:38
Replies: 24
Views: 716
Posted By alexh
The problem you will encounter is that it is...

The problem you will encounter is that it is already very full.

You can do what the A4000 Kickstart 3.1 ROM does and remove workbench.library and put it in LIBS: on the HDD if you need ROM space....
Forum: Amiga scene 16 May 2022, 17:29
Replies: 17
Views: 1,352
Posted By alexh
PiStorm32 seems to be on hold. Not seen anything...

PiStorm32 seems to be on hold. Not seen anything about it for months. I think the developer, Claude Schwartz, only has a limited amount of time and he's doing other things.

If you want it then...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 May 2022, 15:00
Replies: 17
Views: 1,352
Posted By alexh
Take out MicroSD and put it in your PC. The base...

Take out MicroSD and put it in your PC. The base partition can be read using WinUAE or other tools depending on the OS.

You can have an additional FAT32 partition which can be read in Windows and...
Forum: request.Apps 16 May 2022, 12:02
Replies: 29
Views: 5,260
Posted By alexh
Interestingly the parent company who wrote...

Interestingly the parent company who wrote CHAMÄLEON II are still operating (albeit they have moved on from Amiga etc.)

https://www.maxon.net/en/about-maxon/history

Extremely unlikely but...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 May 2022, 11:46
Replies: 26
Views: 2,441
Posted By alexh
Companies as small as these probably only have...

Companies as small as these probably only have one part time employee. If they are off sick or on leave blackouts can occur. Ideally they should turn on email responses so it explains they are closed...
Forum: support.Games 16 May 2022, 09:59
Replies: 36
Views: 12,527
Posted By alexh
Slightly On Topic : Desert/Jungle Strike OR...

Slightly On Topic :

Desert/Jungle Strike OR ZeeWolf 1/2?
Forum: Amiga scene 16 May 2022, 09:53
Replies: 17
Views: 1,109
Posted By alexh
It's worth a lot less than it once was because so...

It's worth a lot less than it once was because so many potential buyers are dying of old age. Original Amiga users are now probably +40 yo
Forum: MarketPlace 16 May 2022, 09:43
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By alexh
I can't believe what it went for (£314). So many...

I can't believe what it went for (£314). So many people must need cases having bought the new remade A4000 motherboards?
Forum: News 15 May 2022, 16:18
Replies: 10
Views: 1,153
Posted By alexh
I think you already did. All the text appears to...

I think you already did. All the text appears to be in the ASM files you sent. Pyrdacor needs someone to reformat them to his new file format.

I've updated *_texts.amb to the latest version using...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 May 2022, 11:53
Replies: 29
Views: 1,297
Posted By alexh
Could be. Just as likely A1200 68020 or...

Could be. Just as likely A1200 68020 or AmigaOS3.x issue.
Forum: News 14 May 2022, 08:37
Replies: 10
Views: 1,153
Posted By alexh
Awesome work. It opens the door to localisation...

Awesome work. It opens the door to localisation for the Amiga version. First Dlfrsilver's amazing French translation and then hopefully others. I know someone once translated lots of Ambermoon into...
Forum: News 14 May 2022, 08:32
Replies: 10
Views: 1,153
Posted By alexh
I think they arrived too late? The work in Ghidra...

I think they arrived too late? The work in Ghidra by Pyrdacor and nicode was almost done when they arrived.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 14 May 2022, 08:16
Replies: 88
Views: 5,367
Posted By alexh
It must be home made, including the manufacturing...

It must be home made, including the manufacturing error we discussed. I know you can make your own these days. It's not like the old days when only Softpres can make them and sign them off as good
...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 May 2022, 11:18
Replies: 17
Views: 1,352
Posted By alexh
PiStorm is missing the HW for bus arbitration so...

PiStorm is missing the HW for bus arbitration so it cannot disable other CPUs on the bus in the traditional manner. There is talk of adding it (it is needed for CDTV) but no-one is actively looking...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 May 2022, 09:44
Replies: 17
Views: 1,352
Posted By alexh
I hope the problems with interrupts and chipram...

I hope the problems with interrupts and chipram access speed can be solved. Development has gone vey quiet
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 May 2022, 09:48
Replies: 21
Views: 1,843
Posted By alexh
Brian King (WinUAE author before Toni) had a...

Brian King (WinUAE author before Toni) had a Mitel email address? I worked there from 1999 never knew that.

I joined in October as he left in July 1999 wowsers
Forum: support.Hardware 12 May 2022, 09:32
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By alexh
Unless you can get them free I wouldn't bother. ...

Unless you can get them free I wouldn't bother.

The A590 needs to have the metal plate at the bottom removed or cut. It has to go backwards making it a very awkward mechanical fit.

It really...
Forum: MarketPlace 12 May 2022, 05:31
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By alexh
It's representative of demand. The numbers seem...

It's representative of demand. The numbers seem to imply only 3% of CDTVs sold have a CD1200 trackball
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 11 May 2022, 23:03
Replies: 88
Views: 5,367
Posted By alexh
There are flux level dumps that were given to...

There are flux level dumps that were given to Softpres. But the softpres team analysed them and decided they were mastered incorrectly. And they would continue to look for one without the error. But...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 May 2022, 19:16
Replies: 13
Views: 1,081
Posted By alexh
I think you're supposed to use White Vinegar...

I think you're supposed to use White Vinegar first to neutralise the alkali from the battery then IPA then deionised water but as how to do it I am not quite sure. Some suggest cotton buds and/or an...
Forum: News 11 May 2022, 19:12
Replies: 15
Views: 1,723
Posted By alexh
I only just noticed that two founders of...

I only just noticed that two founders of Psygnosis also passed away late (Nov/Dec) last year. Ian Hetherington & David Lawson. RIP to them also as I missed the posts here for them.
Forum: Amiga scene 11 May 2022, 15:22
Replies: 13
Views: 1,081
Posted By alexh
There is a little bit of corrosion caused by a...

There is a little bit of corrosion caused by a previous battery leak. (e.g. the green on the legs of the pins). It will need addressing eventually.

But it could have been much worse.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 11 May 2022, 14:50
Replies: 88
Views: 5,367
Posted By alexh
Not sure. I bought an NTSC version on...

Not sure.

I bought an NTSC version on import around 2002 from SoftHut. I don't think it was expensive. Under £36 inc postage (I wouldn't have bought for more because it would have triggered...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 May 2022, 23:02
Replies: 22
Views: 1,373
Posted By alexh
I put the CF card in my PC and install AmigaOS...

I put the CF card in my PC and install AmigaOS using WinUAE and games etc using a FAT32 partition. It's much more convenient. Faster too.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 10 May 2022, 10:55
Replies: 88
Views: 5,367
Posted By alexh
Well done. Amazing hard work. Hopefully this game...

Well done. Amazing hard work. Hopefully this game will become playable to the point it is revisited by lots of players.
Forum: support.Hardware 09 May 2022, 19:40
Replies: 22
Views: 1,373
Posted By alexh
On an A4000? I don't believe that is a good...

On an A4000? I don't believe that is a good upgrade, albeit very cheap, almost no disk image games will work.

Much better to use a CF card and install WB + WHDLoad + WHDload patched games.
Forum: Amiga scene 09 May 2022, 19:37
Replies: 13
Views: 1,081
Posted By alexh
You'd get the best price on eBay. They go for at...

You'd get the best price on eBay. They go for at least £1000 but with the extras you have you might get more.

I imagine your inbox is full of low-ball offers.

Post some pictures of inside of...
Forum: News 09 May 2022, 18:45
Replies: 15
Views: 1,723
Posted By alexh
What does that mean??

What does that mean??
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 09 May 2022, 16:43
Replies: 88
Views: 5,367
Posted By alexh
I imagine if anything the use of SMC was...

I imagine if anything the use of SMC was introduced because so few Amiga users had an accelerator and the game ran like a dog?
Forum: News 09 May 2022, 16:36
Replies: 15
Views: 1,723
Posted By alexh
https://www.videogameschronicle.com/news/david-war...

https://www.videogameschronicle.com/news/david-ward-co-founder-of-ocean-software-has-died-aged-75/
Forum: support.Apps 09 May 2022, 13:25
Replies: 15
Views: 1,100
Posted By alexh
No, it's Zorro II. I would bet it is the...

No, it's Zorro II.

I would bet it is the Thylacine Poseidon driver.

OR Thylacine HW.

There are lots of threads where people speculate the Cypress SL811HS controller chip is at best crap...
Forum: support.Apps 08 May 2022, 23:38
Replies: 15
Views: 1,100
Posted By alexh
Because IDE drivers are PIO they are greatly...

Because IDE drivers are PIO they are greatly affected by available CPU power. Having a USB host HW and it's software stack enabled does not come for free.

Probably interrupts, possibly polling...
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