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webman

Posted Thu Dec 03, 2020 8:33 am

Not sure if this has been posted yet, but interesting idea. Only for OCS systems so far:

https://github.com/c0pperdragon/Amiga-Digital-Video

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fxgogo
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Posted Sat Dec 05, 2020 5:40 pm

That does look interesting. I am then wondering if we can do some post processing with the Pi to get some CRT feel back in the image. I am sure that will hit the response times a bit, but for productivity work, that would not be a huge issue.

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jdryyz

Posted Wed Jan 06, 2021 11:12 am

Although not specifically mentioned on c0pperdragon's site, I think it would be possible to use it in an A1000 also. The Daphne chip only differs from Denise in the lack of EHB mode. They should be PIN-compatible otherwise.

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TommyE

Posted Thu Jan 07, 2021 12:23 pm

jdryyz wrote:
Wed Jan 06, 2021 11:12 am
Although not specifically mentioned on c0pperdragon's site, I think it would be possible to use it in an A1000 also. The Daphne chip only differs from Denise in the lack of EHB mode. They should be PIN-compatible otherwise.
Waiting for my board any day now, will be put into one of my A1000´s, will report back :)

Regards
Tommy

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jdryyz

Posted Thu Jan 07, 2021 6:37 pm

Cool! I look forward to your report!

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Seb132
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Posted Sat Jan 30, 2021 12:49 am

It's a fantastic little board and kipper2k has already redesigned it to fit in an A600 with a PCB "surrounding" the Super Denise of this cute little Amiga.
Works very well (see EAB thread).

@jdryyz: I'm looking forward to your attempt in Amiga 1000 as it will be a natural move for me too for my stock A1000... need a good idea for the HDMI connector too...

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jdryyz

Posted Mon Feb 01, 2021 2:09 pm

I think you meant to direct that to TommyE.

I am not waiting on the HDMI adapter. Although, that may change depending on his experience. :)

Seb132 wrote:
Sat Jan 30, 2021 12:49 am

@jdryyz: I'm looking forward to your attempt in Amiga 1000 as it will be a natural move for me too for my stock A1000... need a good idea for the HDMI connector too...

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jdryyz

Posted Fri Feb 19, 2021 10:14 am

Looks like making it work with the A1000 has some challenges:

https://github.com/c0pperdragon/Amiga-D ... /issues/28

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ubermick
California, via Cork

Posted Fri Feb 26, 2021 2:44 pm

My V2 board is on the way, should be here Monday which works with ECS. I'll be stuffing it inside my newly arrived A500+ and will report back. (Well, once I get a US power supply sorted...)

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fxgogo
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Posted Fri Feb 26, 2021 4:47 pm

Ok here are the results from my first fire up after installation and my jaw was on the floor. But I am getting ahead of myself.
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Here is the board, made by Abrugsch on RMCretro Discord, with the Pi Zero board all in the Amiga 500. It was super easy to install.
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And here it is as I switched it on for the first time.
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Workbench never looked so good to me, even if it did not have that warm glow from a CRT.
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And lastly, a quick test of a game. Monkey Island gushing forth.

So I still need to dive down into the settings and permanently install the cables, but this machine just became a very quick and easy way for me to play Amiga games on real hardware in a confined space. Definitely can recommend this.





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