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by spiny
Mon Jun 18, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Another graphical issue, YELLOW SCREEN
Replies: 5
Views: 295

Re: Another graphical issue, YELLOW SCREEN

If you're seeing yellow on Hi-Rez, it's a monitor issue.
by spiny
Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: 720k Floppies with Windows 10 and a USB Floppy drive.
Replies: 7
Views: 389

Re: 720k Floppies with Windows 10 and a USB Floppy drive.

I use a USB floppy on Win10 to copy FILES to 720k disks, and it works fine. Format the disk on the Atari, put it in the USB drive on your PC, copy files using Windows Explorer. Put the disk back in the ST. It works. HOWEVER you can't use it to write ST disk images, as 99% of ST disk images are unusu...
by spiny
Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: which archiver/zip /packer is cubase falcon packed by
Replies: 11
Views: 1901

Re: which archiver/zip /packer is cubase falcon packed by

charles wrote:theres a patch to Cubase audio , u need to unpack original to install



it would have made more sense to put that in your opening post ...
by spiny
Tue Jun 12, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: which archiver/zip /packer is cubase falcon packed by
Replies: 11
Views: 1901

Re: which archiver/zip /packer is cubase falcon packed by

OK, I'll bite. Charles, what are you hoping to achieve here ? This reads like an 'X, Y Problem'
by spiny
Thu May 31, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: News & Announcements
Topic: Ataribox Gone Already?
Replies: 22
Views: 4120

Re: Ataribox Gone Already?

Atarieterno wrote:
spiny wrote:will this be another 'Spectrum Vega' ? place your bets :)


The "Spectrum Vega" got that amount of money in three hours? I ask.



not quite ...

https://www.theverge.com/2017/3/12/1488 ... nding-ship
by spiny
Thu May 31, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: News & Announcements
Topic: Ataribox Gone Already?
Replies: 22
Views: 4120

Re: Ataribox Gone Already?

will this be another 'Spectrum Vega' ? place your bets :)
by spiny
Fri May 25, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Neo Desk 4 - where can i find original disks? (not emulator)
Replies: 12
Views: 706

Re: Neo Desk 4 - where can i find original disks? (not emulator)

do you have a USB floppy drive ? the image is just files, that'll fit on a 720k disk, no special format needed. copy them to a folder on your PC/etc using Steem, then copy them to a disk using your OS if not, PM me ypur address and I'll chuck it on a floppy disk, i might not be able to post it till ...
by spiny
Fri May 25, 2018 8:07 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Neo Desk 4 - where can i find original disks? (not emulator)
Replies: 12
Views: 706

Re: Neo Desk 4 - where can i find original disks? (not emulator)

also, the download on the Gribnif site is an .ST image, so it's also in atari format.
by spiny
Fri May 25, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Neo Desk 4 - where can i find original disks? (not emulator)
Replies: 12
Views: 706

Re: Neo Desk 4 - where can i find original disks? (not emulator)

Neodesk 4 Release 005 - Unknown.MSA


this is the most 'recent' disk release I have, all the v4 versions I've got are single disk.
by spiny
Fri May 25, 2018 7:53 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Neo Desk 4 - where can i find original disks? (not emulator)
Replies: 12
Views: 706

Re: Neo Desk 4 - where can i find original disks? (not emulator)

Chandler wrote:
DoG wrote:You can get it from Gribnifs Software.

EDIT: You probably already knew that.


yeah i did see that but i need it on original ST format :)



out of interest, why ?
by spiny
Mon May 14, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: For sale / Wanted
Topic: Atari Stacy 2 with 4mb, hard drive.
Replies: 6
Views: 539

Re: Atari Stacy 2 with 4mb, hard drive.

damanloox wrote:"This Buy it now listing has ended"



Presumably somebody bought it :)
by spiny
Fri May 04, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Atari 520/1040 ST F/FM/E repro boxes - In the making
Replies: 19
Views: 1937

Re: Atari 520/1040 ST F/FM/E repro boxes - In the making

I think Klund might mean the outer sleeves that came with the 'packs' ?

anyway, stick me down for one :)
by spiny
Fri May 04, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: Menu Disks
Topic: Nothing Personal & Crime Menu Pics
Replies: 10
Views: 1770

Re: Nothing Personal & Crime Menu Pics

awesome :)
by spiny
Thu May 03, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: Floppy Disk Preservation
Topic: How to copy multiple files at once?
Replies: 7
Views: 1413

Re: How to copy multiple files at once?

If you're backing up the files, is there a reason you can't just use FCOPY and copy the whole disk at once ?
by spiny
Wed May 02, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: GFA BASIC
Topic: Something I made - A LST to TXT converter
Replies: 11
Views: 1561

Re: Something I made - A LST to TXT converter

While slightly overcomplicating the task somewhat, it is a very well written batch file :)

nice work :)
by spiny
Tue May 01, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Replacing 1040 ST FM keyboard with a 520 ST FM one - Drive's Busy Light always on
Replies: 5
Views: 848

Re: Replacing 1040 ST FM keyboard with a 520 ST FM one - Drive's Busy Light always on

keyboards are interchangeable, so no issues there.

the drive light always on, is usually only because you booted without a disk in the drive. Does the light stay on even if you're running a game / application ?
by spiny
Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:02 am
Forum: 680x0
Topic: Devpac 3 - Where to start?
Replies: 11
Views: 1814

Re: Devpac 3 - Where to start?

Hi, Me again, being a newbie. How do i understand Devpac commands? Can anyone help please? WireLord55 What you need to understand about assembler/devpac is that it's all about moving memory values around (to the hardcore coders, I know this is not quite true :) ) rather than a set of commands that ...
by spiny
Sat Apr 21, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: Website Discussions
Topic: Login time limit
Replies: 22
Views: 3292

Re: Login time limit

Could be a browser thing then. I use Firefox on my PC's and phone and never get logged out.
by spiny
Fri Apr 20, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Website Discussions
Topic: Login time limit
Replies: 22
Views: 3292

Re: Login time limit

there isn't a login time limit as far as I know.

I've been logged in here on my work pc for about 2 years.

do you have something running on your pc that regularly strips cookies ?
by spiny
Thu Apr 12, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Coding
Topic: Anyone to convert a Z80 music player?
Replies: 70
Views: 6788

Re: Anyone to convert a Z80 music player?

Gwem, author of maxYMiser, would probably be a good person to talk too

http://www.preromanbritain.com/maxymiser/
by spiny
Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Found an LCD monitor that works
Replies: 7
Views: 1393

Re: Found an LCD monitor that works

To use VGA, the monitor needs to support Horizontal refresh rates of 15kHz, which hardly any monitors do. The specs for yours aren't 100% clear, but it doesn't look like its compatible: http://cwdlimited.com/citizen/manuals/32CL710_Manual.pdf The way I read the OP's original statement, he is using ...
by spiny
Fri Apr 06, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Found an LCD monitor that works
Replies: 7
Views: 1393

Re: Found an LCD monitor that works

This is a handy list of monitors that have been tested:

http://15khz.wikidot.com/

bear in mind it's not an exhaustive list, I have a monitor that works with low res VGA that isn't on that site, yet.
by spiny
Fri Apr 06, 2018 9:45 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Found an LCD monitor that works
Replies: 7
Views: 1393

Re: Found an LCD monitor that works

To use VGA, the monitor needs to support Horizontal refresh rates of 15kHz, which hardly any monitors do.

The specs for yours aren't 100% clear, but it doesn't look like its compatible:

http://cwdlimited.com/citizen/manuals/3 ... Manual.pdf
by spiny
Sat Mar 24, 2018 12:33 am
Forum: Non Atari Platforms
Topic: how to get multiple colors on a zx spectrum 48k
Replies: 16
Views: 1715

Re: how to get multiple colors on a zx spectrum 48k

you really aren't making any sense.
by spiny
Sat Mar 24, 2018 12:16 am
Forum: Non Atari Platforms
Topic: how to get multiple colors on a zx spectrum 48k
Replies: 16
Views: 1715

Re: how to get multiple colors on a zx spectrum 48k

i find that somewhat distasteful, i expect to be respected just like anyone else. of course, it may not be the case, either way, safety first. remember the I Love You Virus? no i am not drunk, just somewhat anxious. OK, you're going to have to explain why facebook being 'hacked' has anything to do ...

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