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Forum: support.Hardware 22 November 2021, 11:43
Replies: 22
Views: 34,998
Posted By Mikerochip
I imagine ozone will do the trick. But, I've no...

I imagine ozone will do the trick. But, I've no idea if that'll do damage to the disk surface.
It's the only thing I've found that'll get rid of that smell on plastics, metal, etc.

Ozone is...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 November 2021, 19:49
Replies: 273
Sticky: Soldering hints
Views: 202,084
Posted By Mikerochip
You want the opposite. A simple 12v fan, with...

You want the opposite. A simple 12v fan, with some carbon filters folded up in front of the fan, sucking air away from the solder area.

Cheap, effective. And no fumes anywhere.

Hold the filters...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 August 2021, 09:01
Replies: 306
Views: 57,122
Posted By Mikerochip
Not a huge difference, but, I always liked Frost...

Not a huge difference, but, I always liked Frost Byte: The C64 had an intro tune, and the Atari ST had a sample play at the start of the game. I think the Amiga version just starts with no music.
...
Forum: project.TOSEC (amiga only) 07 July 2021, 20:48
Replies: 209
Views: 167,142
Posted By Mikerochip
Are you going to re-upload the beta program too?...

Are you going to re-upload the beta program too? :p


The v12 databases are only for that, correct??
Forum: support.Hardware 30 May 2021, 00:15
Replies: 7
Views: 792
Posted By Mikerochip
FlashFloppy and HxC read a *lot* more than two...

FlashFloppy and HxC read a *lot* more than two types of file formats, though.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 March 2021, 09:56
Replies: 85
Views: 15,098
Posted By Mikerochip
Not every CRT is useful though, or even half...

Not every CRT is useful though, or even half decent quality. Nevermind good quality.



Many many CRTs I've seen are a complete POS with god awwful image quality, when new, and have nothing other...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 24 February 2021, 21:55
Replies: 28
Views: 10,063
Posted By Mikerochip
I use the Linux subsystem in Win10, and it works...

I use the Linux subsystem in Win10, and it works fine.
Forum: support.Hardware 24 February 2021, 21:54
Replies: 8
Views: 798
Posted By Mikerochip
Extended .adf files are not supported. ...

Extended .adf files are not supported.


However, convert that to a HFE v3 using the HxC software, and it might work.


(Converting .ipf, .scp, .raw etc usually works)
Forum: support.Hardware 08 February 2021, 00:54
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By Mikerochip
It's written on the drive though! Right on the...

It's written on the drive though! Right on the label... 5v :p
Forum: support.Hardware 08 February 2021, 00:45
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By Mikerochip
It definitely is native to the Amiga. My A1200...

It definitely is native to the Amiga. My A1200 also came with a TEAC dirve.





PC drives run off of either 5v, or 12v. It depends on the drive manufacturer, not on if it's an Amiga or PC...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 February 2021, 20:04
Replies: 89
Views: 7,833
Posted By Mikerochip
38 :p

38 :p
Forum: support.Hardware 17 January 2021, 22:05
Replies: 27
Views: 4,293
Posted By Mikerochip
Follow the steps: 1) get disk image you want...

Follow the steps:

1) get disk image you want to write (lets call it <source_imagename>)

2) Write disk image to destination physical disk. (gw write <source_imagename>)

3) once writing is...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 January 2021, 20:37
Replies: 27
Views: 4,293
Posted By Mikerochip
You can also read back in the disk image, and...

You can also read back in the disk image, and look at the surface in something like HxC etc.

The disk you wrote to may not have been clean or a viable disk to begin with.

Just because the...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 January 2021, 19:13
Replies: 35
Views: 1,788
Posted By Mikerochip
Legally? No, I don't think so.

Legally? No, I don't think so.
Forum: support.Hardware 14 January 2021, 18:29
Replies: 35
Views: 1,788
Posted By Mikerochip
Personally, I'd get an IDE-SD card adapter. ...

Personally, I'd get an IDE-SD card adapter.

Good CF cards are damn near impossible to get these days.
And 99% of the cards that are being sold, are just generic £5 chinese pos cards.

And a...
Forum: Hardware mods 14 January 2021, 13:24
Replies: 27
Views: 1,878
Posted By Mikerochip
Those two things don't go together! Non...

Those two things don't go together!


Non microswitched connectors wear out quickly.


Microswitched ones wear out, but, can be easily swapped out for new ones, so you don't need to throw away...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 January 2021, 22:55
Replies: 17
Views: 2,312
Posted By Mikerochip
You can just 4 female-female dupont leads.

You can just 4 female-female dupont leads.
Forum: support.Hardware 12 January 2021, 01:19
Replies: 17
Views: 2,312
Posted By Mikerochip
Depends on the drive, and the greaseweazle. ...

Depends on the drive, and the greaseweazle.

Many drives can work ok from a bluepill GW, I imagine most drives can work fine from one of the bigger GW devices.

When you run the gw -info
does it...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 December 2020, 23:34
Replies: 80
Views: 7,376
Posted By Mikerochip
Today, for me: Tiny Bobble, Bomb Jack (& Beer...

Today, for me: Tiny Bobble, Bomb Jack (& Beer edition)

Way back when: I would have said Parasol Stars... except it was never an arcade machine!
I really liked Super Off Road too, but I never...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 November 2020, 23:35
Replies: 83
Views: 43,867
Posted By Mikerochip
Does it need drivers? I thought it was just via a...

Does it need drivers? I thought it was just via a COM port.

It should be easy enough to test, right now...

I do have a few rooted devices :P

I guess, a powered hub might be needed though.
Forum: support.Hardware 21 November 2020, 22:54
Replies: 83
Views: 43,867
Posted By Mikerochip
Yeah, Android would work, but the bigger problem...

Yeah, Android would work, but the bigger problem is getting access to the android shell to install the stuff in the first place.

If you have a device without root access, I imagine it's not going...
Forum: AMR contributions 31 October 2020, 23:40
Replies: 20
Views: 11,262
Posted By Mikerochip
How does the .scp look in Aufit?

How does the .scp look in Aufit?
Forum: support.Hardware 19 October 2020, 12:08
Replies: 27
Views: 1,641
Posted By Mikerochip
Congratulations to EAB's newest troll. *slow...

Congratulations to EAB's newest troll.

*slow clap*
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 October 2020, 20:01
Replies: 90
Views: 6,881
Posted By Mikerochip
Well, it's Kega Fusion's biggest problem is it...

Well, it's Kega Fusion's biggest problem is it can't be used to map inputs from gamepads any more. Well, not properly.

Use a keyboard (plug out the joypads etc beforehand) or iPac or whatever, and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 October 2020, 00:39
Replies: 90
Views: 6,881
Posted By Mikerochip
Not in it's wildest dreams is Kega Fusion the...

Not in it's wildest dreams is Kega Fusion the best Windows Mega Drive emulator! :p


BlastEm is.

Or at the very least, it's a tie (at best), between BlastEm and GensPlus GX!


Kega Fusion...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 October 2020, 00:23
Replies: 292
Views: 22,179
Posted By Mikerochip
No. PCMCIA was just a rebranded JEIDA 4.0...

No. PCMCIA was just a rebranded JEIDA 4.0 standard.


Lots of things, including the Neo Geo used JEDIA memory cards. (Though the Neo Geo used the JEIDA 3.0 standard cards)


The first machine...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 October 2020, 20:51
Replies: 90
Views: 6,881
Posted By Mikerochip
BGB is excellent! There's lots of fun...

BGB is excellent!

There's lots of fun features too, like it can save the sound output as a .wav file.
(I used that to make some Tetris MP3s for ringtones for my phone, and just to listen to as...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 October 2020, 20:22
Replies: 90
Views: 6,881
Posted By Mikerochip
mGBA is the best GBA emulator, hands down. ...

mGBA is the best GBA emulator, hands down.
VBA-M is the next best.


Sameboy for the GB/GBC.
You can also try BGB/Gambatte/Gearboy.


If you want to, you can also use bSNES for the Super...
Forum: support.WinUAE 05 October 2020, 21:07
Replies: 1,068
Views: 359,439
Posted By Mikerochip
Hi Toni :p I know the thread said don't...

Hi Toni :p

I know the thread said don't report bugs if they existed in earlier versions, but..
it's a reminder then, rather than a bug report!

(still) only the last link works when using the...
Forum: support.Games 28 September 2020, 22:00
Replies: 20
Views: 2,573
Posted By Mikerochip
You don't really need much. The GW github...

You don't really need much.


The GW github has a wiki with some decent documentation.


You program it with the GW firmware, attach it to the disk drive, and use the gw.exe to write the image....
Forum: support.Games 26 September 2020, 23:25
Replies: 20
Views: 2,573
Posted By Mikerochip
Personally, I'd go down the Greaseweazle route :P...

Personally, I'd go down the Greaseweazle route :P

You can then fix all games yourself, from now on!
Forum: support.Hardware 24 September 2020, 23:47
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By Mikerochip
No Is it on the wrong way around? Also,...

No

Is it on the wrong way around?

Also, is it a piezo speaker, and not a magnetic speaker?

You'll get no sound out of a magnetic one, or maybe very very low sound?
Forum: HOL contributions 20 September 2020, 23:57
Replies: 0
Views: 2,626
Posted By Mikerochip
Codemasters Konix disks.

I eventually scanned and cleaned up slightly (since my photoshop skills are almost non-existant) the scans of the Codemasters Konix compilation.


Seems to have been sold around Christmas 1990...
Forum: support.WinUAE 20 September 2020, 23:35
Replies: 19
Views: 2,504
Posted By Mikerochip
You can use the command line MKISOFS too. There's...

You can use the command line MKISOFS too. There's a few guides around, if you fancy making and iso from the command line.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 September 2020, 18:13
Replies: 30
Views: 3,801
Posted By Mikerochip
I'm a huge huge fan of Coverdisks and computer...

I'm a huge huge fan of Coverdisks and computer magazines in general.
There were some amazing ones out there.

I lived in the ass end of nowhere (actually, I still live in the middle of nowhere!)...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 September 2020, 12:26
Replies: 365
Views: 68,181
Posted By Mikerochip
Done.

Done.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 09 September 2020, 23:48
Replies: 13
Views: 2,205
Posted By Mikerochip
Today. Recap it today! :) Seriously,...

Today.

Recap it today! :)

Seriously, the longer you leave it, the greater the chance of damage.
It's not a case of *if* there'll be damage, just, *when* will it happen.
Forum: Amiga scene 09 September 2020, 23:46
Replies: 365
Views: 68,181
Posted By Mikerochip
I've never used iGame before! I downloaded the...

I've never used iGame before!
I downloaded the latest 2020-09-04 beta, installed, set the libs required,
and it loads. I've set the games folders, scanned them, it's saved a CSV games list,
but,...
Forum: News 06 September 2020, 20:08
Replies: 90
Views: 8,417
Posted By Mikerochip
Fair enough :p

Fair enough :p
Forum: News 06 September 2020, 19:43
Replies: 90
Views: 8,417
Posted By Mikerochip
Why no mSata?

Why no mSata?
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