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by iss
Sun Nov 11, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: Emulators
Topic: Oricutron 1.0 (EDIT: Now 1.2)
Replies: 134
Views: 84303

Re: Oricutron 1.0 (EDIT: Now 1.2)

In my humble opinion, the current status of Oricutron's sources is quite stable and there is no critical issues reported. That being said I think it's really time for new release. I'm ready to help where is needed! BTW, I will be very happy if before release all sources are passed trough a code form...
by iss
Sat Nov 10, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: Demos
Topic: OricExos - making the impossible
Replies: 82
Views: 5202

Re: OricExos - making the impossible

@mikeb: Ha-ha, good point! It's AD724 - standard encoder chip (imo not bad). I didn't found proper SOIC-16 adapter and had to improvise...
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by iss
Sat Nov 10, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Demos
Topic: OricExos - making the impossible
Replies: 82
Views: 5202

Re: OricExos - making the impossible

Re-captured and merged previous "color bars" and "more color bars" demos.


@ibisum: I think it's possible to use more Oric's to "retouché" old games but it will be not easy task.
by iss
Sat Nov 10, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Demos
Topic: OricExos - making the impossible
Replies: 82
Views: 5202

Re: OricExos - making the impossible

... and here is the video output board with Composite and S-Video:
video-out.jpg
Here is the updated tesseract demo clip captured from the composite output with cheap EasyCAP grabber.
by iss
Sat Nov 10, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Demos
Topic: OricExos - making the impossible
Replies: 82
Views: 5202

Re: OricExos - making the impossible

Here are some dimensions of 4 Oric stacked: dimensions.jpg I agree with Chema - there is no need to cut Pravetz - you can use its keyboard with long ribbon cable (mine works fine with 1 meter cable). Unfortunately, I didn't find a really good connectors for this and it look ugly by me! BTW, I will s...
by iss
Tue Oct 30, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: C programming
Topic: C/ASM profiling tools?
Replies: 9
Views: 741

Re: C/ASM profiling tools?

Just small addition for Oricutron's internal cycle counter - you can control it with breakpoints too.
For more info see my post here and the ReadMe.txt.
by iss
Sun Oct 28, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Demos
Topic: OricExos - making the impossible
Replies: 82
Views: 5202

Re: OricExos - making the impossible

Two questions for you: - Have you found a solution to enable the overlay ram on all three slave machines? - Is the communication only master->slave The communication is only one-way (i.e. master->slave) else I have solution for both your questions. For best results I will order real PCBs which will...
by iss
Sat Oct 27, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Demos
Topic: OricExos - making the impossible
Replies: 82
Views: 5202

Re: OricExos - making the impossible

Good news: OricExos works with Microdisc! :D
Additionally small speed-up through tape link. It's time for bigger demo...
by iss
Sat Oct 27, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Technical questions
Topic: Gotek USB floppy emulator
Replies: 11
Views: 1796

Re: Gotek USB floppy emulator

As promised, here are pics from transformation of a Gotek drive into FlashFloppy. Before: gotek.jpg After: flashfloppy.jpg - Firmware updated - Red LED made visible - OLED display installed - Buzzer installed - 3rd button installed for Eject/Load image Full step-by-step guide here: FlashFloppy HowTo .
by iss
Thu Oct 25, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Demos
Topic: OricExos - making the impossible
Replies: 82
Views: 5202

Re: OricExos - making the impossible

Yes, there are so many possibilities and some of them are really hard to imagine. Now I want to share that I just succeeded to fix the 4-th Oric! The problem was very annoying: it refuses to CLOAD anything with the patched UV-EPROM but it works just fine with the original v.1.1 PROM ?!? :shock: Afte...
by iss
Wed Oct 24, 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: Demos
Topic: OricExos - making the impossible
Replies: 82
Views: 5202

Re: OricExos - making the impossible

...and now with 4 Orics are definitely four bands per color!
Unfortunately I can't take better but the live colors are really beautiful!
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by iss
Tue Oct 23, 2018 11:09 pm
Forum: Demos
Topic: OricExos - making the impossible
Replies: 82
Views: 5202

Re: OricExos - making the impossible

Just small update with some color improvement...
2018-10-24_00-33-50.jpg
This is output from 3 Orics (the already posted "bars demo") but now with 3 trimmers to adjust RGB levels.
More news are coming ... (hopefully soon).
by iss
Thu Oct 18, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: Cross development tools
Topic: Wich scripting language for OSDK ?
Replies: 7
Views: 675

Re: Wich scripting language for OSDK ?

I have lot to say... but in short +1 for Lua. ;)
by iss
Sat Oct 13, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: gmail and defence-force emails
Replies: 20
Views: 1670

Re: gmail and defence-force emails

I've got spam in my both addresses and PMed the raw content. Here are screenshots: Screenshot_20181013_192534.png Screenshot_20181013_193346.png Click on the question mark links to G00gle's Bulk Senders Guidelines My gmail settings have nothing special set (or unset) for spam, filtering, privacy and...
by iss
Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:09 pm
Forum: Demos
Topic: OricExos - making the impossible
Replies: 82
Views: 5202

Re: OricExos - making the impossible

iss wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 9:43 pm
3) bit planes: Pros: 8 shades of each color - 512 colors, no serial attributes
Hm, this is not true - 8 shades are possible but not for every single pixel i.e. within one hires byte we can have less shades but how many?
Well, all comments and ideas are appreciated!