CDTV CDROM no data discs repair

This time a Commodore CDTV arrived on my workbench with the following symptoms: Plays audio cd fine Does not load CDROM (CDTV) discs After checking that the CD mechanism worked fine using an audio CD I tested with several CDTV discs both original and recordables. During loading the CD spins up OK and there is […]

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Amiga 1200 Rev 1D1 Noise on video signal (LM385)

  I’ve seen some 1200 Rev. 1D.1 boards missing the D215 (LM385), this will result in a higher voltage on the DAC VREF signal (U30) and noise will shown when you dragging workbench windows, accessing HD or floppy, etc.. When you place a LM385 then the picture will be much better. If the LM385 is broke, […]

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Amiga CD32 Laser calibration & replace laser pickup procedure

WARNING! Before you start: I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR Amiga CD32 OR EYES! DON’T LOOK INTO THE LASER (BEAM)!! AVOID DIRECT EYE EXPOSURE!! ALWAYS COVER THE LASER WHEN TESTING/POWERING THE MACHINE!! USE PROTECTIVE GLASSES TO PROTECT YOUR EYES FOR BEING EXPOSED TO THE LASER BEAM!! Only continue with the procedures if […]

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A600 r1.5 WB freezes on doubleclick or sound out

@tbtorro A600 r1.5 boots from HDD or FDD, but locks up immediately when a folder or executable is doubleclicked in WB. Sometimes it would open a folder but would lock up starting a program afterwards. RAM, ports, PCMCIA, mouse, kb, disks all tests fine (booting a diag directly from FDD) but on sound test the […]

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Amiga problem/fix overview

On this page I give a brief overview of all the fixes I posted to my blog / Knowledgebase. Not all articles are written by me, but also other Amiga repairians.. Not all fixes I ever did are been posted, but this is a good start. If you also want to give contributions to this, […]

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