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by arf
Sat Aug 24, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: 68040 machine
Replies: 6
Views: 614

Re: 68040 machine

Its a Quadra 660AV and includes a Motorola 68040 @25Mhz and a TI DSP chip. Apparently this model also includes some decent DMA chip. It sounds like it could be used as a souped up Falcon. Cant wait to see what it can do. Thats where the problem is. There is absolutely no hardware manuals that deal ...
by arf
Sun May 12, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Terriblefire's channel
Topic: Logic Analyser Died
Replies: 14
Views: 2447

Re: Logic Analyser Died

kludge wrote:
Sun May 12, 2019 1:51 pm
stephen_usher wrote:
Sun May 12, 2019 11:00 am
OK, so what's the third thing to go wrong?
A terrible fire, of course.
by arf
Tue Mar 26, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: Terriblefire's channel
Topic: TF for the Atari ST?
Replies: 4
Views: 1375

TF for the Atari ST?

Hi, I’m trying to get my head around the different options and status of the development, but weren’t terribly (pun! pun!) successful. I’m looking for an accelerator that should work in an Atari 1040STF (DIL/CPU is socketed already), that gives a decent speed increase, some ALT-RAM and IDE. Which on...
by arf
Sat Nov 17, 2018 8:57 am
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: Forum "slogan" update ?
Replies: 46
Views: 4305

Re: Forum "slogan" update ?

troed wrote:
Thu Nov 15, 2018 2:46 pm
"We like hardware"

"If it's old and fragile, like us, we modify it"
+1
by arf
Tue Oct 02, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: ALPHA DEVELOPMENT INFO
Topic: Second CPU for audio processing?
Replies: 31
Views: 2812

Re: Second CPU for audio processing?

How much would a low-end ARM SoC package cost? Would it be easy to integrate? Use a Raspberry Pi Zero as the ZX Spectrum Next does? Vocore2 : complete MIPS computer, 128 MB RAM, 580 MHz, USB, Ethernet, GPIO, under 10$: c. 2x2cm It could be used for much more than just audio processing: (un)packing,...
by arf
Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:58 pm
Forum: INTRODUCE YOURSELF
Topic: Hello from the USA
Replies: 8
Views: 1142

Re: Hello from the USA

PaulJ wrote:
Wed Sep 12, 2018 4:29 pm
Good morning folks, my name is Paul Jacobs and I live in the USA, Rhode Island to be exact.
Welcome to the crowd!
by arf
Sat Sep 08, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: SOFTWARE PROGRAMMING & DISCUSSION
Topic: Adapted games: what makes them incompatible at >16 MHz?
Replies: 14
Views: 2526

Re: Adapted games: what makes them incompatible at >16 MHz?

so why it wouldn't work on the CT2 where the only difference is 030@50 MHz? What exactly are you getting when you run it? 'Doesn’t run' isn’t really the most information-overloaded error description :-) A black screen? Garbled graphics? Unplayable controls? A message saying "too many MHz, will stop...
by arf
Sat Sep 08, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: HARDWARE DISCUSSIONS
Topic: 4mb STFM with accelerator - was there an equivalent way back when?
Replies: 15
Views: 2530

Re: 4mb STFM with accelerator - was there an equivalent way back when?

I don't remember seeing a lot of accelerator cards for the ST in magazines or anywhere else.[…] I think the professional market was just lost out on. For the MegaST there were plenty of accelerators advertised in ST magazines in Germany. The AdSpeed, the Hypercache, the GE, ... most of ’em 68000/16...
by arf
Sat Sep 08, 2018 8:08 am
Forum: HARDWARE DISCUSSIONS
Topic: 4mb STFM with accelerator - was there an equivalent way back when?
Replies: 15
Views: 2530

Re: 4mb STFM with accelerator - was there an equivalent way back when?

Having the different case meant a lot. Remember, this was in times of SM124 monitor, that has no stand. That and an STFM together on a desk isn't easy to deal with, I mean, even if you have books to rise the monitor up you still have to give space for the cables hanging out the back of your extra d...
by arf
Fri Sep 07, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: HARDWARE DISCUSSIONS
Topic: 4mb STFM with accelerator - was there an equivalent way back when?
Replies: 15
Views: 2530

Re: 4mb STFM with accelerator - was there an equivalent way back when?

I was more just idly wondering how a slightly faster, 4mb STFM maybe with a blitter would have differed from a Mega ST back then? Apart from the case... The MegaST ran at the same speed than the 1040ST(E/F/FM). The only advantages, besides the case, were the internal expansion port and the blitter,...

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