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Forum: support.Hardware 28 March 2021, 03:52
Replies: 14
Views: 1,119
Posted By Cooljerk
Sorry for yet another reply, but to clarify, I'm...

Sorry for yet another reply, but to clarify, I'm not asking if I need to remove the daughter board, but rather if I can. I'd actually prefer to remove it, for the reason Signman said -- I'd need to...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 March 2021, 10:39
Replies: 14
Views: 1,119
Posted By Cooljerk
Hi, I'm planning on actually doing this upgrade...

Hi, I'm planning on actually doing this upgrade this weekend, but I wanted just one more clarification about the daughter board -- a posted above said that the daughter board could be removed if...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 February 2021, 14:08
Replies: 14
Views: 1,119
Posted By Cooljerk
I had actually pulled this up a while back, but...

I had actually pulled this up a while back, but good call anyways!





That's great that I can just pull the daughter board. One less component that can fail over time. I'll just pack it...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 February 2021, 09:28
Replies: 14
Views: 1,119
Posted By Cooljerk
Much appreciate the link, the lack of floppy disk...

Much appreciate the link, the lack of floppy disk access is kind of a bummer but I'm planning on throwing a CF card inside anyways. I have an A1200 and a CD32 as well, so it's not like I necessarily...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 February 2021, 11:53
Replies: 14
Views: 1,119
Posted By Cooljerk
They mention in that post that it's the FPGA size...

They mention in that post that it's the FPGA size that is the limiting factor and one possible solution is to strip the FPU stuff from their core and release with only AGA compatibility, no RTG,...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 February 2021, 07:13
Replies: 14
Views: 1,119
Posted By Cooljerk
Do you have any place I could read up on the...

Do you have any place I could read up on the deficiencies of this old port of Gold 3?
Forum: support.Hardware 11 February 2021, 03:46
Replies: 14
Views: 1,119
Posted By Cooljerk
Amiga 1000 + Vampire 500 + Pico PSU

I recently had my number come up on a Vampire waitlist and am looking to pop it into an Amiga 1000. I know to some degree the vampire works on an A1000 but I see conflicting information from several...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 March 2020, 21:38
Replies: 7
Views: 1,844
Posted By Cooljerk
Amiga computers in Half Life Alyx

Neat little tidbit I figured this board would like. In the half life universe, it's shown that all human computer advancements stop basically the moment Gordon Freeman opens the portal in Black Mesa,...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 December 2019, 17:29
Replies: 6
Views: 971
Posted By Cooljerk
This is what I had assumed, thanks! One...

This is what I had assumed, thanks!


One last question RE: A1000, right now the original PSU works, but I want to eventually replace it with a pico PSU inside. I actually have two of these atx...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 December 2019, 13:22
Replies: 6
Views: 971
Posted By Cooljerk
Hmm, I would still need the PS/2 to Amiga...

Hmm, I would still need the PS/2 to Amiga converter even if the A1000 with Mini-Dim connection right? I'd like to be able to use the PS/2 to Amiga converter on both my A1000 and the CD32, so I...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 December 2019, 13:05
Replies: 6
Views: 971
Posted By Cooljerk
PS/2 keyboard to Amiga 1000 via series of converters?

I recently got a hold of an Amiga 1000 sans keyboard and want to figure out a way to get a PC PS/2 keyboard connected to it. I have a keyboard converter for my Amiga CD32 that, as I understand it,...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 October 2019, 16:54
Replies: 56
Views: 10,891
Posted By Cooljerk
I own my own business as contract labor and, when...

I own my own business as contract labor and, when I was younger, I worked at the bottom rung of the service industry, so believe me, I understand cranky, and unreasonable customers and never want to...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 October 2019, 03:14
Replies: 56
Views: 10,891
Posted By Cooljerk
AmigaKit contacted me today and we've reached an...

AmigaKit contacted me today and we've reached an agreement. It seems they managed to source a different, repaired ACA-1233n for me, and will be sending that to me, not an ACA 1221ec. They said...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 October 2019, 15:47
Replies: 56
Views: 10,891
Posted By Cooljerk
They won't offer a refund, hence why I keep at...

They won't offer a refund, hence why I keep at this a couple of times a year. Believe me, if I could get a refund, I absolutely would.

I mean, as is, they have had my $226 for 2 years now and I...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 October 2019, 01:39
Replies: 56
Views: 10,891
Posted By Cooljerk
So, to probably nobody's surprise, since their...

So, to probably nobody's surprise, since their last messages to me ITT, there has been ZERO communication back. And after contacting individual computers myself, the ACA1233n is discontinued, so they...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 January 2019, 00:18
Replies: 56
Views: 10,891
Posted By Cooljerk
I've had no problems in their past with their...

I've had no problems in their past with their speed of shipping, but I live in the US so slow shipping from the UK is sort of expected. Never had any problems with them until this return. I've been...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 January 2019, 19:57
Replies: 56
Views: 10,891
Posted By Cooljerk
Chris replied to me a few days ago, but...

Chris replied to me a few days ago, but unfortunately they went into my spam folder and thus I didn't see them. However, the gist of the emails were that the manufacturer behind the board no longer...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 January 2019, 20:05
Replies: 56
Views: 10,891
Posted By Cooljerk
Thats particularly disheartening considering...

Thats particularly disheartening considering shipping back to the uk cost me $50. So if they indeed stiff me, they wound up wasting even more money of mine.
Forum: Amiga scene 16 January 2019, 18:11
Replies: 56
Views: 10,891
Posted By Cooljerk
Evidence of correspondence: ...

Evidence of correspondence:

https://i.imgur.com/mgiuTcX.png

As you can see, Chris is actually the one who initiated the email chain, so every reply has been to the address he himself originally...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 January 2019, 17:42
Replies: 56
Views: 10,891
Posted By Cooljerk
Its been one long email chain since back in...

Its been one long email chain since back in september. Chris has replied in the chain several times, he just has seemingly chosen to not respond in the last month. As o said, his last response was...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 January 2019, 17:12
Replies: 56
Views: 10,891
Posted By Cooljerk
Thanks, I'll start poking them there. Just to...

Thanks, I'll start poking them there. Just to reiterate, all i want is a working product. The aca1233n isnt cheap, and i dont want a refund. I expected when they said they had received the old board...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 January 2019, 14:47
Replies: 56
Views: 10,891
Posted By Cooljerk
Been sending daily emails now, still no replies....

Been sending daily emails now, still no replies. Example:


"Hi Chris,
Still haven't heard back regarding my item. Please give me an update.
Best,
Gabe"
Forum: Amiga scene 15 January 2019, 16:43
Replies: 56
Views: 10,891
Posted By Cooljerk
Just an update that this still is not resolved. I...

Just an update that this still is not resolved. I held onto the board for a while to try Glen M's recommendation, but it sadly made no difference. Around December, it was determined that I needed to...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 December 2018, 20:32
Replies: 1
Views: 632
Posted By Cooljerk
Using SX-1 on CD32 in different case

The SX-1 is a pretty great upgrade to the CD32, offering more features than the more recent terrible fire upgrades and pretty much turning your CD32 into a full A1200, only minus the PCMCIA port. For...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 September 2018, 21:58
Replies: 56
Views: 10,891
Posted By Cooljerk
One is a 1D4, yes, but the other is a 1D1. I...

One is a 1D4, yes, but the other is a 1D1. I actually got the 1D1 with the ACA1233n with the intent of towerizing that mobo.
Forum: Amiga scene 26 September 2018, 21:04
Replies: 56
Views: 10,891
Posted By Cooljerk
In the end, I just want a working product I paid...

In the end, I just want a working product I paid for, I'm honestly not out to destroy their company or anything. Hence why I decided to make a topic on EAB -- I know they frequent this board and also...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 September 2018, 20:50
Replies: 56
Views: 10,891
Posted By Cooljerk
That's what's actually so frustrating -- we were...

That's what's actually so frustrating -- we were having a back and forth already, several emails, then about 6 days ago they just stopped. From the get-go I explained my situation and how I had tried...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 September 2018, 19:59
Replies: 56
Views: 10,891
Posted By Cooljerk
AmigaKit seemingly won't honor their warranty

I'm extremely frustrated with AmigaKit and want to warn other posters to avoid doing business with them after my latest experience. I've spent literally thousands of dollars over the years with their...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 October 2014, 23:03
Replies: 67
Views: 8,063
Posted By Cooljerk
You laugh, but I remember saying that almost...

You laugh, but I remember saying that almost verbatim when my dad and I got our first 50 mb HDD for our 486 back in the day.

Then I remember saying that again when I got a CD-burner. "imagine...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 October 2014, 23:01
Replies: 16
Views: 2,066
Posted By Cooljerk
On the subject of controllers, anybody got any...

On the subject of controllers, anybody got any good tips for loosening up the rubber on a Competition Pro joystick? I bought a new one the other day and the rubber which recenters the stick is so...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 October 2014, 22:27
Replies: 16
Views: 2,066
Posted By Cooljerk
never check a buy-it-now price, instead set your...

never check a buy-it-now price, instead set your ebay search results to show completed listings. That will often tell you a much more accurate price. Loose joypads seem to be going for 20 GBP...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 October 2014, 22:12
Replies: 67
Views: 8,063
Posted By Cooljerk
I saw an Amiga once back in about 1991. Just...

I saw an Amiga once back in about 1991. Just once. I was going to a birthday party and I stopped by the kid's house early, and he showed me lemmings running on what I'm fairly sure was an A500. Never...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 October 2014, 21:51
Replies: 165
Views: 29,067
Posted By Cooljerk
is there a way to reenable this? This sounds like...

is there a way to reenable this? This sounds like it'd be fascinating to study.
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 15 October 2014, 23:21
Replies: 832
Views: 184,608
Posted By Cooljerk
Sent a few PMs, I have some games I've converted...

Sent a few PMs, I have some games I've converted that I'd like to contribute to this project :)

All running on stock CD32.
Forum: Hardware mods 15 October 2014, 23:10
Replies: 3,416
Views: 376,344
Posted By Cooljerk
very interested in this

very interested in this
Forum: support.Hardware 15 October 2014, 23:10
Replies: 10
Views: 6,280
Posted By Cooljerk
Well the option when selecting the adfs is "save...

Well the option when selecting the adfs is "save and reboot" so I'd expect the machine to reboot when selecting that option. Seems, instead, it reboots the gotek floppy emulator itself, not the amiga...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 October 2014, 06:51
Replies: 10
Views: 6,280
Posted By Cooljerk
Fiddled with them for a while tonight and got...

Fiddled with them for a while tonight and got both working :) Rebooting the A1200 did the trick after loading the adfs.

The problem with the CD32 was that I had the drive set as fd0 instead of...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 October 2014, 19:00
Replies: 10
Views: 6,280
Posted By Cooljerk
Doh curse my selective dyslexia, totally saw 3.1...

Doh curse my selective dyslexia, totally saw 3.1 lol

I'll try and find an image of 1.3, thanks!
Forum: support.Hardware 13 October 2014, 18:18
Replies: 10
Views: 6,280
Posted By Cooljerk
K, I guess I'll try making an ADF out of my...

K, I guess I'll try making an ADF out of my actual workbench disks tonight on my A1200 and see if that works. I'm wondering if this is a RAM problem on my CD32. I previously had one of those CD32...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 October 2014, 10:07
Replies: 10
Views: 6,280
Posted By Cooljerk
ok, I've figured out some more. After I select my...

ok, I've figured out some more. After I select my images through the Gotek adf selector images, I get garbage on the screen and it hangs. But if I reset my CD32 then, the LED indicator on the Gotek...
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