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 Post subject: Amiga!
PostPosted: Wed Nov 25, 2015 22:06 
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Hi. Does any one have a working power supply for an Amiga 1200 going spare? I dug mine out tonight and it just whines and clicks. Most disappointing.


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 Post subject: Re: Amiga power supply
PostPosted: Wed Nov 25, 2015 22:19 
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Possibly. I'll have a look in the loft tomorrow.


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 Post subject: Re: Amiga power supply
PostPosted: Wed Nov 25, 2015 22:39 
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I'd appreciate that. Willing to pay, natch.


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 Post subject: Re: Amiga power supply
PostPosted: Wed Nov 25, 2015 22:56 
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I know there's a couple of commodore PSUs, but I can't remember what for.


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 Post subject: Re: Amiga power supply
PostPosted: Wed Nov 25, 2015 22:58 
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The one I have is labelled as a 500/600 supply, if it helps


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 Post subject: Re: Amiga power supply
PostPosted: Fri Nov 27, 2015 9:27 
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Sorry, I did look but it's a spare C64 PSU that I have. I've only got one for each of the Amigas.


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 Post subject: Re: Amiga power supply
PostPosted: Fri Nov 27, 2015 9:49 
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That's fine, bud. Thanks for looking.

And so begins Project Make-an-amiga-PSU-from-an-ATX-PSU-from-a-Shuttle-PC or MAAPFAAPFASP for short.

Pics to follow


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 Post subject: Re: Amiga power supply
PostPosted: Fri Nov 27, 2015 9:59 
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This looks like a job for Chinny.


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 Post subject: Re: Amiga power supply
PostPosted: Fri Nov 27, 2015 11:43 
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There's someone selling adaptors on eBay for just over a tenner.


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 Post subject: Re: Amiga power supply
PostPosted: Fri Nov 27, 2015 15:01 
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All done.

http://imgur.com/a/lvnZk

Only need to tape up the cables and see if I can fit it all back into the Amiga PSU casing.


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 Post subject: Re: Amiga power supply
PostPosted: Mon Nov 30, 2015 0:05 
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Aaaaaand now I've ordered a ACA 1221 accelerator.

Sigh.


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 Post subject: Re: Amiga power supply
PostPosted: Sun Dec 13, 2015 0:24 
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Hero Quest!


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 Post subject: Re: Amiga!
PostPosted: Sun Dec 13, 2015 1:35 
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A computer game of Heroquest?

That'll never work.

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 Post subject: Re: Amiga!
PostPosted: Sun Dec 13, 2015 12:17 
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Nice work Davpaz. :)

Don't have my 1200 any more sadly (that went in 2003). Still have my CD32, admittedly non-functional and only the Amiga Power coverdisc left to play on it.


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 Post subject: Re: Amiga!
PostPosted: Sun Dec 13, 2015 15:11 
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Thanks man. If you'd shown 12 year old Davpaz the sweet setup that I now have, he'd have creamed his yfronts


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 Post subject: Re: Amiga!
PostPosted: Sun Dec 13, 2015 23:48 
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So how are you connecting it to the TV then? It looks quite nice which ever way you're using.


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 Post subject: Re: Amiga!
PostPosted: Mon Dec 14, 2015 0:09 
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TheVision wrote:
So how are you connecting it to the TV then? It looks quite nice which ever way you're using.

I've got an RGB scart cable that runs from the monitor port. It gives a very good image. It helps that I have a 4:3 LCD TV, I reckon


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 Post subject: Re: Amiga!
PostPosted: Fri Dec 18, 2015 0:38 
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Amiga!

In!

Your!

Mum!

I mean!

Browser!

http://pnacl-amiga-emulator.appspot.com


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 Post subject: Re: Amiga!
PostPosted: Thu Jan 07, 2016 10:06 
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Anyone remember Granny's Garden from primary school on the old BBC Micro? Well, there's an Amiga version. Y'know, for the kids...


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 Post subject: Re: Amiga!
PostPosted: Fri Feb 12, 2016 17:46 
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Just posted this to my Facebook Amaig group, but if anyone here was interested, you guys would naturally get first refusal.

For Sale.
Fully working Amiga 1200 with fully unlocked ACA1221 accelerator (28mhz, 64mb ram).
4GB internal compact flash card with Classic WB installed and lots of WHDload games.
3.0 roms.
Original Desktop Dynamite box with discs and manuals all present.
Amigakit NETPCM002 network adapter.
PCMCIA CF adapter.
RGB Scart cable.
Original mouse.
One C64 (I think) joystick. One Logic3 Action Pad AM.
PSU has been modified to contain a 120w Pico-psu and atx adapter. (picture shows midpoint of process. It's much neater now.) Necessary 12v power supply is included.
Case and keys are a little bit yellowed, but not excessively.
Looking for £250 plus postage. Collection is possible. Box is not in perfect condition, so would have to be contained in a larger box for shipping.
Please ask any questions about the machine you like. I'll post pictures of it running if necessary. Selling so someone gets the benefit of this fine machine that has served me well for a long time.


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 Post subject: Re: Amiga!
PostPosted: Fri Feb 12, 2016 18:39 
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HOW FUCKING MUCH?

Is that what they're worth?

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 Post subject: Re: Amiga!
PostPosted: Fri Feb 12, 2016 18:52 
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Also... How come you're selling it?


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 Post subject: Re: Amiga!
PostPosted: Fri Feb 12, 2016 19:23 
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TheVision wrote:
Also... How come you're selling it?

Because it's worth £250


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 Post subject: Re: Amiga!
PostPosted: Fri Feb 12, 2016 19:31 
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Hmmm, tempting. Fancy a Saturn in Part Exchange?


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 Post subject: Re: Amiga!
PostPosted: Fri Feb 12, 2016 19:35 
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£5 and a packet of wine gums, final offer.


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 Post subject: Re: Amiga!
PostPosted: Fri Feb 12, 2016 19:35 
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Dr Zoidberg wrote:
Hmmm, tempting. Fancy a Saturn in Part Exchange?

Saturn and £240 and it's a deal


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 Post subject: Re: Amiga!
PostPosted: Fri Feb 12, 2016 19:41 
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£5 and a packet of wine gums, final offer.

75p and a packet of Rolos. An unopened packet.


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 Post subject: Re: Amiga!
PostPosted: Fri Feb 12, 2016 20:55 
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Malia's car , and most of a packet of fruit pastels (but no orange ones)

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 Post subject: Re: Amiga!
PostPosted: Fri Feb 12, 2016 21:13 
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DavPaz wrote:
TheVision wrote:
Also... How come you're selling it?

Because it's worth £250

Fuuuck.

How much is a bare 1200 worth with a mouse?

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 Post subject: Re: Amiga!
PostPosted: Fri Feb 12, 2016 21:14 
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Oh, and the sound doesn't work through the aerial - you have to use the stereo connectors.

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