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Reply 120 of 131, by SquallStrife

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Cheers Phil, yeah I want to play with the A3D a bit more, connect the Vortex to some nice headphones and play something with good A3D support!

Thanks clueless1, glad you liked it! 😀

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Reply 121 of 131, by SquallStrife

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There was supposed to be a repair video for my Famicom Disk System, but all it needed was some solder joints fixed, so I decided not to bother making a full length video and just show the thing working.

So here 'tis!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4u1ZWSo5pDk

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Reply 122 of 131, by ZanQuance

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Cool videos, need to watch some more while I work.
Noticed the Vortex 2 wasn't detected in the post, 12EB:0002 isn't there in the list. But it worked in windows, you reseat it during the cut? 😉 no irq conflicts with all that fun in there?

Reply 123 of 131, by SquallStrife

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ZanQuance wrote:

Cool videos, need to watch some more while I work.
Noticed the Vortex 2 wasn't detected in the post, 12EB:0002 isn't there in the list. But it worked in windows, you reseat it during the cut? 😉 no irq conflicts with all that fun in there?

Sharp eye! I noticed that while I was editing. I never reseated any cards after that point (except the NIC obviously), so I can only guess that I must have bumped it while getting the HDD in or out and it "came good".

Something to keep an eye on going forward, I suppose!

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Reply 124 of 131, by SquallStrife

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Episode 35 is live!

https://youtu.be/iSqatZUGmcY

Today I fixed an incorrect colour issue with the TTL input on my 14" PVM monitor.

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Reply 125 of 131, by SquallStrife

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Quick video about SBVGM - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XBVsPuXfayk

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Reply 126 of 131, by SquallStrife

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Episode 36 is going to be a multi-part Mega Episode!!

Part 1 is the unboxening, where I, well, I won't spoil it, but I get something awesome in the mail!!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jHw1CDicoUg

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Reply 127 of 131, by SquallStrife

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Part 2 is here! I'm recapping the PSU and installing IBM DOS/V 4.07.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adZQp6So8Xc

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Reply 128 of 131, by Jo22

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Cool, very interesting episodes! I liked the DOS/V part, too. 😀

Bye the way, perhaps you don't have to remove the Japanese drivers.

My copy of MS-DOS/V 6.2 can switch between Japanese and English on the fly.
I had to enter "us" for English mode and "jp" for Japanese mode (there's more to it).

Anyway, it's just an idea. I never had the TeraDrive version, maybe it behaves differently.

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Reply 129 of 131, by SquallStrife

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Part 3 of Episode 36 is live!

In this part of the Teradrive saga, I add a much-needed second ISA slot, and take a look at some of the unique graphics capabilities.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAw1CwKCj0A

I had to enter "us" for English mode and "jp" for Japanese mode

Interesting! But even if that was an option, the TSR's for Japanese mode use a lot of RAM, so my method has that going for it! 😜

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Reply 130 of 131, by Jo22

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SquallStrife wrote:

Interesting! But even if that was an option, the TSR's for Japanese mode use a lot of RAM, so my method has that going for it! 😜

Agreed, no problem. 😀 I just thought it might be handy to have both incase you want to run jap. DOS games or utilities.
If you need Kanji/JIS support occasionally, there's a little TSR, DOS-J Plus (pw dosjp12), which can be loaded at runtime and kinda gets away with garbled text.

Btw, I've just watched your new episode in which you soldered that ISA connector - congrats on a job well done! 😁

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Reply 131 of 131, by SquallStrife

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Cheers man! 😀

Part 4 (the final part) of Episode 36 is live!

I get the sound card playing nicely with the sans-negative-12v Teradrive, and mix the outputs for added convenience.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dC0GcdZ14Cg

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