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by DrF
Tue Nov 12, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: HARDWARE DISCUSSIONS
Topic: BLITTER revisions ?
Replies: 8
Views: 148

Re: BLITTER revisions ?

I got a question I think :) If there are different revisions of the blitter chips out there in the wild and lets say X game or Y demo is programmed around these bugs/fixes what ever, then surely that means there's a small % of STs where said software would break or not work if Atari fixed/moved/bod...
by DrF
Tue Nov 12, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
Topic: An Atari ST HDMI All Resolution Solution??
Replies: 33
Views: 645

Re: Finally! An Atari ST HDMI All Resolution Solution!!

Thanks for the link. Kinda looks like he is re-using some "off the shelf" converter though ? Smonson on here did a HDMI board a 2+ years ago, but it goes further and replaces the shifter as well. https://www.exxoshost.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=29&t=330 Judging by that packaging I think your right...
by DrF
Tue Nov 12, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: HARDWARE DISCUSSIONS
Topic: BLITTER revisions ?
Replies: 8
Views: 148

Re: BLITTER revisions ?

I got a question I think :) If there are different revisions of the blitter chips out there in the wild and lets say X game or Y demo is programmed around these bugs/fixes what ever, then surely that means there's a small % of STs where said software would break or not work if Atari fixed/moved/bodg...
by DrF
Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: The real life of a printer toner
Replies: 32
Views: 4582

Re: The real life of a printer toner

Turning my attention to the colour laser now, I've seen loads of people manage to read various chips and just write a full dump back to them, it must be possible there's machines that reset these and reprogram, of course there's not alot of info on my actual printer or chips, I did however find that...
by DrF
Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:50 am
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: Warranty void :(
Replies: 3
Views: 97

Re: Warranty void :(

They had a service center :o
Imagine the prices :shock:
by DrF
Sat Nov 02, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: MEMBER BLOGS
Topic: Conway's Game of Life on the Blitter
Replies: 7
Views: 1274

Re: Conway's Game of Life on the Blitter

Very cool :D "Conway's Game of Life on the Blitter" Extra Super Cool :D I made a life using "grafics"-operations, but with the CPU. It's nicely fast and small (it fits in a boot sector). I got that idea from someone who did life with blitter on the Amiga. How much space did you have to work with? I ...
by DrF
Thu Oct 31, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: This is why I don't tend to send jiffy bags ...
Replies: 17
Views: 1752

Re: This is why I don't tend to send jiffy bags ...

On the other hand if you really careful you could reuse most of it, save some pennies we need to Brexit coming gotta pay for them noodles and crackers.

Did someone tell Greta?
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by DrF
Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: The real life of a printer toner
Replies: 32
Views: 4582

Re: The real life of a printer toner

Little update before I forget :lol: The colour laser the Dell/Xerox contraption, I saw some orig OEM carts on eBay for £2 free post and since I only needed a yellow this time (I print a lot of sun flowers) I got 2, however :lol: Its already low in under a month, I thought that was odd, turns out the...
by DrF
Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: This is why I don't tend to send jiffy bags ...
Replies: 17
Views: 1752

Re: This is why I don't tend to send jiffy bags ...

I remember buying cable ties from CPC and you guessed it each one was wrapped individually, granted they was big cable ties on sale, I was using them for CV boots on driveshafts and CPC had them at a stupid low price so I bought a few 1000 :lol:
by DrF
Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: This is how I am ending my stressful day..
Replies: 20
Views: 619

Re: This is how I am ending my stressful day..

I had 1.5 crackers, they was stale, also no cheese had to use this weird spreadable cheese triangle thing I found hidden down back of fridge... had no knife so used the 0.5 of cracker as a spreader, sat in dark. Now that I can actually believe :lol: At least the cracker didn't get covered in toner....

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