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SIG X68000 / FDX68 Problems
Last post by X-Col - June 06, 2020, 07:52:20 pm
I bought the FDX68 a while ago as a kit and recently assembled it.

It works very well but it isn't perfect.

I'm wondering if the emulation software still needs tweaking or I have done something wrong with assembly.

Some examples:
-Both disks being ejected when only one should (Akumajou Dracula ejects both disks when finished loading instead of just disk 0, same with Lagoon when it supposed to just eject disk 0)
-Naious randomly asking to insert disk when it is already inserted, some others do the same
-Ys 2 Ancient Ys Vanished doesn't load (something about disk b in Japanese), it loads if I overclock my X68000 but then the sound is garbled
-Aquales not saving progress

Out of the small number of disks I have tried, a large percentage have issues.

I can't find any info on the web out there with others having these issues, which leads me to believe there is something wrong with my FDX68 unit. I've inspected it closely but everything looks fine (no bridged solder joints etc).

Can anyone share their experience with this floppy emulator?

I would ask Gimons himself but I'm not on Twitter.

Cheers
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SIG X68000 / Re: 12MB Ram Issue
Last post by megatron-uk - June 04, 2020, 11:54:55 pm
Do you have the configuration details for the XSIMM10ss? Is it the same as the earlier XSIMM10 (the fact it has the pair of 72pin simm sockets has me unconvinced).
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SIG X68000 / Ultimate X68000 expansion boar...
Last post by hyrulebr - June 04, 2020, 06:04:45 am
Hi guys!

Here is the next project of Mr. Gimons (XM6, raSCSI, FDX68):

https://twitter.com/kugimoto0715/status/1268167182594146305?s=20

- 10 MB;
- Midi;
- Mercury Unit V4;
- SCSI
- Raspberry PI port (raSCSI and FDX68 integrated?)

There is also an USB port on the board (Nereid?)

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SIG X68000 / Re: midiori - MIDI card for th...
Last post by TD-Linux - June 04, 2020, 02:28:37 am
I wanted to give a quick update on this. As you may have seen, Midiori is now available at BEEP:

https://www.beep-shop.com/ec/products/detail/2529

This is an updated version that features a mini-DIN connector and adapter in the box.

I still plan to sell them on the forum as well, however I am currently super backlogged. I'm working on increasing my production rate so I can have a stock on hand rather than building them as I ship as I've done previously.
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SIG X68000 / Re: RASCSI DRIVERS and Softwar...
Last post by leonk - June 03, 2020, 03:48:59 am
If you're using Chrome, there's a good plugin called "Google Translate".  Translate the following page: http://retropc.net/gimons/rascsi/

Towards the bottom you'll find the direct download link for the latest version of RaSCSI.  Here's the current version:  http://retropc.net/gimons/rascsi/rascsi147.zip
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SIG X68000 / RASCSI DRIVERS and Software Av...
Last post by costa - June 02, 2020, 02:41:53 am
Hi There.

Long time since I last posted here.

I just assembled my RasSCSI Lite, and it is working - although I had a hard time to find the software on the internet.

I managed to find a copy in github, in case anyone needs also looking for this:
https://github.com/XReyRobert/RASCSI

However, this is version 1.35.

I am looking to configure the network driver, and also the linux filesystem access drivers. For that, I need some more files, including a HDS image containing the drivers.

Has anyone got a backup of the newer versions of these software to share here with me? Also, would be nice to put them in here in our ftp for general availability.

Thanks
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SIG X68000 / Re: Volume pot part number for...
Last post by PHD - May 29, 2020, 06:59:29 am
I think it's basically a Dual 10k Ohm Alps potentiometer similarly to this one

https://tech.alpsalpine.com/prod/e/html/potentiometer/rotarypotentiometers/rk09k/rk09k12a0a2k.html

but with a smaller stem, probably specially made for sharp or no longer produced.

I have replaced the one in my Expert by modifying the stem.

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SIG FM-Towns / Re: Towns OS V1.1 L20 (English...
Last post by Jehuty - May 26, 2020, 04:20:45 pm
Is there a engish Version from TownsOS 2.1 or 1.1L30 ?
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RGB + Video Discussions / Re: sega genesis\mega drive 2 ...
Last post by shadowfire36 - May 26, 2020, 10:47:46 am
yes im going from snes to md-9 , i just follwed the pics i found from the site , can you assist in the proper config ? im new to this ...lol .. its a connector i would like to have im going from my snes to a md9 female connector
i have never done more than basic slicing ,and would like a proper cable
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BST / Re: WTB: CZ-612D monitor
Last post by mtn - May 24, 2020, 10:59:11 pm
Still looking for this one :)
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