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06/14/2017

08:54 PM Bug #33: Wizard of Wor
I see this too. Any luck tracking down the cause? I'm hoping @xxl or @xuel can help me here with their machine code w... foft
07:54 AM Bug #33: Wizard of Wor
I checked a car version on core 14, it started this behavior on the first level after killing monsters and an additio... 917k

06/13/2017

10:20 PM Feature #11: Non-uk keyboard support (custom keyboard mapping)
Computer generated c code for TK2 is here: http://atariage.com/forums/topic/263044-developerstesting-required-for-min... foft
08:24 PM Bug #50: CORE13 - Option on initial powerup does not disable BASIC
foft wrote:
> I suggest multiple os roms with a key to toggle
Yeeha! Sound perfect option in my ears!
sadosp
06:45 PM Bug #50: CORE13 - Option on initial powerup does not disable BASIC
Yeah we should absolutely save this setting too foft
06:44 PM Bug #50: CORE13 - Option on initial powerup does not disable BASIC
I suggest multiple os roms with a key to toggle foft
12:24 PM Bug #50: CORE13 - Option on initial powerup does not disable BASIC
I have catch my self many times to set the older Atari OS (memopad) as default on settings menu only for this reason!... sadosp
12:17 PM Bug #50: CORE13 - Option on initial powerup does not disable BASIC
Is the same thing like someone put a simple switch to rom, to disable the Basic on original hardware.
Really I dont ...
sadosp
12:12 PM Bug #50: CORE13 - Option on initial powerup does not disable BASIC
foft wrote:
> Basic on/off is an os thing, I don't want to patch the os in firmware.
>
> Yes we need to see how t...
sadosp
08:49 AM Bug #50: CORE13 - Option on initial powerup does not disable BASIC
Basic on/off is an os thing, I don't want to patch the os in firmware.
Yes we need to see how to get usb keyboard ...
foft
06:12 AM Bug #50: CORE13 - Option on initial powerup does not disable BASIC
I don't remember if in the past have ask from Mark to add a future within settings menu, as to be possible to disable... sadosp
06:03 AM Bug #50: CORE13 - Option on initial powerup does not disable BASIC
Stephen wrote:
> When initially turning on the Eclaire, holding F8 does not disable internal BASIC. However, once b...
sadosp
02:18 AM Bug #50 (New): CORE13 - Option on initial powerup does not disable BASIC
When initially turning on the Eclaire, holding F8 does not disable internal BASIC. However, once booted, if I hold F... Stephen
05:31 PM Bug #48: CORE13 - Veronica BASIC not working
foft wrote:
> So all tests work but veronica basic does not?
>
> I know a bit about veronica, I built a veronica ...
Stephen
08:51 AM Bug #48: CORE13 - Veronica BASIC not working
So all tests work but veronica basic does not?
I know a bit about veronica, I built a veronica clone for the ultim...
foft
02:40 AM Bug #48: CORE13 - Veronica BASIC not working
OK - I got the rotator demo working. However, I cannot get Veronica BASIC to load. It either hangs or says it canno... Stephen
02:25 AM Bug #48: CORE13 - Veronica BASIC not working
Guys - I am very sorry. I was not loading the BIOS first. Veronica is working properly. I tried to delete this, bu... Stephen
02:23 AM Bug #48: CORE13 - Veronica BASIC not working
VREGREAD passes both tests, VRAMTEST passes the 4 tests. Stephen
02:21 AM Bug #48: CORE13 - Veronica BASIC not working
Also, VREGREAD fails both tests, and VRAMTEST fails all 4 tests.
Stephen
02:14 AM Bug #48 (Closed): CORE13 - Veronica BASIC not working
I've tried various RAM and NTSC/PAL settings. When I run "detector.com" from the attached ATR, the screen flickers a... Stephen
11:16 AM Bug #49: CORE13 - NTSC/PAL switching
Yeah I've noticed this too. I think there is a lockup on exiting the menu in general. foft
02:17 AM Bug #49 (Closed): CORE13 - NTSC/PAL switching
I've noticed several times when I switch between PAL and NTSC, then do a "save and apply", when I exit, and exit the ... Stephen

06/12/2017

09:57 PM Bug #47: CORE 13 - Paddle, Touchtablet issues
foft wrote:
> It should work with any decent USB supply. So I think we need to improve our end to handle this variat...
sadosp
09:37 PM Bug #47: CORE 13 - Paddle, Touchtablet issues
These are all 'quality' usb supplies - well Apple anyway! foft
09:34 PM Bug #47: CORE 13 - Paddle, Touchtablet issues
It should work with any decent USB supply. So I think we need to improve our end to handle this variation.
I check...
foft
09:23 PM Bug #47: CORE 13 - Paddle, Touchtablet issues
foft wrote:
> I have power supplies who state 5V, but if I measure them they are not.
I know Mark, and this is t...
sadosp
09:09 PM Bug #47: CORE 13 - Paddle, Touchtablet issues
ndary wrote:
> i have a meter, just need clear instruction what to do and where to check
>
> Nir
Prepare your ...
sadosp
09:03 PM Bug #47: CORE 13 - Paddle, Touchtablet issues
I have power supplies who state 5V, but if I measure them they are not.
You can measure on the joystick ports - o...
foft
08:58 PM Bug #47: CORE 13 - Paddle, Touchtablet issues
i have a meter, just need clear instruction what to do and where to check
Nir
ndary
08:50 PM Bug #47: CORE 13 - Paddle, Touchtablet issues
Same reading in the 1st board also?
What the other guys said about it? None have a multi meter to check the voltag...
sadosp
08:38 PM Bug #47: CORE 13 - Paddle, Touchtablet issues
I mean tps63002.
I have a multimeter. It still reads 3.8V today after the regulator - and 5V on the input. I trust...
foft
08:36 PM Bug #47: CORE 13 - Paddle, Touchtablet issues
I read it at the switch. I checked with 4 psus - checking each time on the regulated outputs that my scope was still ... foft
08:34 PM Bug #47: CORE 13 - Paddle, Touchtablet issues
Mark, I think is time to send you a digital multi-meter as a gift! ;-)
I have a question. You read the 5v directly...
sadosp
08:21 PM Bug #47: CORE 13 - Paddle, Touchtablet issues
"It is specified that devices' configuration and low-power functions must operate down to 4.40 V at the hub port by U... foft
08:17 PM Bug #47: CORE 13 - Paddle, Touchtablet issues
"The ATX power supply specification states the 5VUSB rail can be between +4.75V and +5.25V."
I guess we need a reg...
foft
07:59 PM Bug #47: CORE 13 - Paddle, Touchtablet issues
OK, I restarted my scope software and now get the correct readings. So a bit of a mystery but I suspect a plain old b... foft
12:36 PM Bug #47: CORE 13 - Paddle, Touchtablet issues
Hi Mark.
I use my 4 digits digital multimeter to take readings. My analogue scope TEK2445, isn't usefull at all for ...
sadosp
07:29 AM Bug #47: CORE 13 - Paddle, Touchtablet issues
Ok, so assuming my scope is wrong for now. Its a usb one, I don't trust the absolute levels that much. What are you u... foft

06/11/2017

10:41 PM Bug #47: CORE 13 - Paddle, Touchtablet issues
Even a worthless psu rated at 5v @ 500mA who in reality supply with 5.26v, after the regulator read 3.333v sadosp
10:33 PM Bug #47: CORE 13 - Paddle, Touchtablet issues
I use these two power adapters below..
[[https://m-service.prom.ua/p47863721-zaryadnoe-ustrojstvo-white.html]]
...
sadosp
10:14 PM Bug #47: CORE 13 - Paddle, Touchtablet issues
foft wrote:
> Maybe my tools are just not calibrated properly.
I don't have touch tablet in my possession, but I ...
sadosp
10:14 PM Bug #47: CORE 13 - Paddle, Touchtablet issues
foft wrote:
> Maybe my tools are just not calibrated properly.
I don't have touch tablet in my possession, but I ...
sadosp
10:12 PM Bug #47: CORE 13 - Paddle, Touchtablet issues
foft wrote:
> Maybe my tools are just not calibrated properly.
I don't have touch tablet in my possession, but I ...
sadosp
10:11 PM Bug #47: CORE 13 - Paddle, Touchtablet issues
foft wrote:
> Maybe my tools are just not calibrated properly.
I don't have touch tablet in my possession, but I ...
sadosp
09:04 PM Bug #47: CORE 13 - Paddle, Touchtablet issues
Maybe my tools are just not calibrated properly. Well anyway the touch tablet does not seem to work with a decent PSU... foft
08:59 PM Bug #47: CORE 13 - Paddle, Touchtablet issues
foft wrote:
> Still this this should be checked, but think its a red herring. I get the same reading on my scope - a...
sadosp
08:52 PM Bug #47: CORE 13 - Paddle, Touchtablet issues
OK, I found that if I connect the Eclaire to my laptop for power, it works. If I connect it to a PSU, it doesn't! The... foft
08:32 PM Bug #47: CORE 13 - Paddle, Touchtablet issues
Still this this should be checked, but think its a red herring. I get the same reading on my scope - and on the v1 an... foft
08:19 PM Bug #47: CORE 13 - Paddle, Touchtablet issues
Going to check this on my scope, I don't trust my multimeter... foft
07:53 PM Bug #47: CORE 13 - Paddle, Touchtablet issues
The odd thing is I get 3.8V instead of 3.3V. I don't understand that at all, investigating... This would push the thr... foft
07:42 PM Bug #47: CORE 13 - Paddle, Touchtablet issues
foft wrote:
> I checked the touch tablet, confirmed not working on the new board. Very odd since this worked on v1 a...
sadosp
07:39 PM Bug #47: CORE 13 - Paddle, Touchtablet issues
I checked the touch tablet, confirmed not working on the new board. Very odd since this worked on v1 and paddles are ... foft
07:36 PM Bug #47: CORE 13 - Paddle, Touchtablet issues
", then I will check the touch tablet" foft
07:36 PM Bug #47: CORE 13 - Paddle, Touchtablet issues
Yeah I mixed them up.
We swapped joystick ports 0/1 and 2/3 on the silkscreen. I made the same changes in the core...
foft
07:30 PM Bug #47: CORE 13 - Paddle, Touchtablet issues
To one point I don't remember till which firmware version, these work well. Maybe Mark later confuse something in Cor... sadosp
05:47 PM Bug #47 (Closed): CORE 13 - Paddle, Touchtablet issues
Touch Tablet not working
Paddles buttons and Knobs are not correlate for the same Paddle
ndary
09:13 PM Bug #45: CORE10 - IDE2+ SDX not working
testing IDE2+ on an ULTIMATE 1MB does not behave correctly as well ndary
09:08 PM Bug #45: CORE10 - IDE2+ SDX not working
Does the IDE2+ work in those modes on a real system? I mean on a standard version of those upgrades, not one of these... foft
08:53 PM Bug #45: CORE10 - IDE2+ SDX not working
Stephen wrote:
> In CORE10, when I boot with the IDE2+ installed, the machine initially goes right into self test mo...
Stephen
05:44 PM Bug #45: CORE10 - IDE2+ SDX not working
Tested and working on core 13
Nir
ndary
08:48 PM Bug #25: F10 Hard Reset Ignore inserted cartridge (Core v7)
This is still on the list, but not yet in place... foft
05:45 PM Bug #43: Core 10 - IDE2+ Menu does not show when powering the computer with START key pressed
Tested and working on Core 13, need other guys to test on MIO and BlackBox
Nir
ndary
12:11 PM Bug #43: Core 10 - IDE2+ Menu does not show when powering the computer with START key pressed
More info from Simus:
$D800..$DDFF is a ROM, $DE00...$DFFF is a RAM.
MPD is kept low all the time when apropriated ...
foft
03:09 PM Bug #34 (Closed): Problem booting with Core 9
this happen on every core after flashing, to solve it i simply remove and put back the SD Card and it works ndary
03:07 PM Bug #44 (Closed): CORE 11 - Bug in PBI - EclaireXL will not boot with IDE2+ Is connected and when...
Checked IDE2+ On core 13 and i works!
case closed
ndary
02:09 PM Bug #44: CORE 11 - Bug in PBI - EclaireXL will not boot with IDE2+ Is connected and when Turbo Fr...
Even on v13 it goes straight to the cart emu menu. My turbo freezer goes straight to the cart emu menu on my 600xl th... foft
01:54 PM Bug #44: CORE 11 - Bug in PBI - EclaireXL will not boot with IDE2+ Is connected and when Turbo Fr...
Found a bug I introduced here. When MPD_N is low I was also disabling the rest of the OS rom... Ooops! IDE2+ holds it... foft
03:07 PM Bug #46 (Closed): CORE 10 - VOICE BOX does not work with Eclaire board
solved in CORE 13 ndary
01:53 PM Bug #46: CORE 10 - VOICE BOX does not work with Eclaire board
I've wired this up in core 13, but I need to checking the timing is correct on the logic analyzer. foft
11:30 AM Bug #46: CORE 10 - VOICE BOX does not work with Eclaire board
Pin 12 of SIO connector is used only by ancient Atari's 400 and 800 as a 12v dc supply. On eclaire XL is unconnected.... sadosp
10:01 AM Bug #46: CORE 10 - VOICE BOX does not work with Eclaire board
I guess you mean pin11? I think you confirmedthis works, but is quiet?
The problem is I think that this uses sio c...
foft

06/10/2017

11:43 PM Document: Main Board Interface 1 & 2 Pin-outs - v3 prototype
sadosp
11:41 PM Interface Pinouts V3.0.png
sadosp
01:45 PM Bug #46 (Closed): CORE 10 - VOICE BOX does not work with Eclaire board
i tested my Voice Box on a real Atari and on the Eclaire board and on the Eclair it does not work!
to run the Voic...
ndary

06/09/2017

11:40 PM Bug #43: Core 10 - IDE2+ Menu does not show when powering the computer with START key pressed
ndary wrote:
> can you confirm that you get to the MIO Menu?
>
> Nir
After dinner I will find a power supply f...
Stephen
09:45 PM Bug #43: Core 10 - IDE2+ Menu does not show when powering the computer with START key pressed
can you confirm that you get to the MIO Menu?
Nir
ndary
09:38 PM Bug #43: Core 10 - IDE2+ Menu does not show when powering the computer with START key pressed
ndary wrote:
> i found this document.. can it be missing voltage on the PBI port?
>
> the interface seems to work...
Stephen
08:23 PM Bug #43: Core 10 - IDE2+ Menu does not show when powering the computer with START key pressed
IDEPlus info from Simius:
IDE+ detaches OS ROM between $D800 and $DFFF and plug his own memory there. I uses also $D...
foft
09:59 PM Bug #44: CORE 11 - Bug in PBI - EclaireXL will not boot with IDE2+ Is connected and when Turbo Fr...
Though that logic should only get hit after it stabilises... Hmmm. Well registering it anyway (grasping at straws!!) foft
09:46 PM Bug #44: CORE 11 - Bug in PBI - EclaireXL will not boot with IDE2+ Is connected and when Turbo Fr...
I think I know why it won't boot with v11.
MPD_N is combinatorial logic driven from the address - and I use it too...
foft
09:26 PM Bug #44: CORE 11 - Bug in PBI - EclaireXL will not boot with IDE2+ Is connected and when Turbo Fr...
I am also confirming that with Core 11, the exlaire will not boot with IDE2+ Rev C. A video signal is generated as m... Stephen
07:10 AM Bug #44: CORE 11 - Bug in PBI - EclaireXL will not boot with IDE2+ Is connected and when Turbo Fr...
I see the cart emu thing, I had not tested that... I had it disabled. Interesting, will check the manual for when tha... foft
09:59 PM Feature #2: PBI support
Turn on data write to bus earlier, for things that snap it early (like IDE2+).
Register MPD_N before feeding to the...
foft
09:29 PM Bug #45 (Closed): CORE10 - IDE2+ SDX not working
In CORE10, when I boot with the IDE2+ installed, the machine initially goes right into self test mode. Pressing rese... Stephen

06/08/2017

11:22 PM Bug #44 (Closed): CORE 11 - Bug in PBI - EclaireXL will not boot with IDE2+ Is connected and when...
Just tested CORE 11 and there is Bug in PBI - EclaireXL will not boot with IDE2+ Is connected and when Turbo Freezer ... ndary
09:43 PM Bug #42: Core 8 - Mic level is low
I think on the final board we should add a passive low pass filter to the ADC inputs. Also are large resistor to pull... foft
10:18 AM Bug #42: Core 8 - Mic level is low
yes Panos, the noise is when SIO of the XC12 is connected ndary
09:39 PM Bug #43: Core 10 - IDE2+ Menu does not show when powering the computer with START key pressed
SO in v10 RST_N was just floating... foft
09:38 PM Bug #43: Core 10 - IDE2+ Menu does not show when powering the computer with START key pressed
Found an issue with RST_N. I had disconnected it in v10 (I forgot) because when I reset the freezer broke. Well I was... foft
09:01 PM Bug #43: Core 10 - IDE2+ Menu does not show when powering the computer with START key pressed
I checked MPD...
If MPD and EXTSEL are used in conjunction that seems to work fine.
If just MPD is used to expo...
foft
08:34 PM Bug #43: Core 10 - IDE2+ Menu does not show when powering the computer with START key pressed
There is 5V on pin 47 and pin 48.
I see it drives EXSEL and MPD. I thought I'm handling that case properly, but I...
foft
08:09 PM Bug #43: Core 10 - IDE2+ Menu does not show when powering the computer with START key pressed
no it does not, i already tried it Panos
Nir
ndary
07:31 PM Bug #43: Core 10 - IDE2+ Menu does not show when powering the computer with START key pressed

Nir,
If you power on eclaireXL and go to Basic, after keep down the start key and simultaneously press and leave t...
sadosp
07:21 PM Bug #43: Core 10 - IDE2+ Menu does not show when powering the computer with START key pressed
i found this document.. can it be missing voltage on the PBI port?
the interface seems to work on the Eclair, when...
ndary
06:45 PM Bug #43: Core 10 - IDE2+ Menu does not show when powering the computer with START key pressed
no, i dont have a logic analyzer or the schematics...
let me see what info i can gather
ndary
06:34 PM Bug #43: Core 10 - IDE2+ Menu does not show when powering the computer with START key pressed
Perhaps we can test it by poking/peeking regs from basic... foft
05:36 PM Bug #43: Core 10 - IDE2+ Menu does not show when powering the computer with START key pressed
Does the rest of it work, just not the menu?
Do you have a logic analyzer? I can outputs some signals on the gpio ...
foft
04:39 PM Bug #43 (Closed): Core 10 - IDE2+ Menu does not show when powering the computer with START key pr...
the PBI device i am testing is the IDE2+ external interface that plugs to the PBI port
when i reset the computer wit...
ndary
04:37 PM Convert SOF file to JIC and Flashing EclaireXL V2 PCB core.pdf
ndary

06/07/2017

10:46 PM Bug #41: Core 8 - the backgound music in Gene & LMS demos are not the same as on a real ATARI
Just trying gene.xex - any particular point that you hear the difference? I'll have to check my real Atari later - ni... foft
01:07 PM Bug #41: Core 8 - the backgound music in Gene & LMS demos are not the same as on a real ATARI
Interesting. Did the Atari you tested on have dual pokey?
v9 only changes pbi support, no pokey work.
foft
11:31 AM Bug #41: Core 8 - the backgound music in Gene & LMS demos are not the same as on a real ATARI
confirmed this bug also in CORE9 ndary
10:34 PM PBI support!
Core v10 is out for both v1 and v2/3
The turbo freezer works! Both of them!
foft
10:27 PM Feature #2: PBI support
Please now test some other devices - and let me know how you get on:-) I can't guarantee its safe but the fact the fr... foft
10:12 PM Feature #2: PBI support
Woohoo, freezer is working after reset - and ramdisk is working from freezer! foft
10:08 PM Bug #39 (Closed): Internal turbo freezer crashes on v9
foft
10:07 PM Bug #39: Internal turbo freezer crashes on v9
Fixed in v10 (being built)
Issue was down to interaction between pbi takeover when freezer has disabled atari. e.g...
foft
05:33 PM Bug #16 (Closed): Audio bug report for Altirra
Many thanks Nir foft
02:13 PM Bug #16: Audio bug report for Altirra
I Confirm that these Audio tests sound the same on a real Atari and on EclairXL board
Nir
ndary

06/06/2017

09:19 PM Feature #2: PBI support
I added output of internal reads to the bus. I also fixed some cases around writes.
Now the external turbo freezer...
foft
09:16 PM Bug #42: Core 8 - Mic level is low
Noise is there only when the SIO connector of XC12 is connected?
sadosp
09:15 PM Bug #42: Core 8 - Mic level is low
Yeah we need a digital filter for that, part of the reason I don't want to make it louder yet:-). I found it pretty l... foft
09:00 PM Bug #42: Core 8 - Mic level is low
yes i connected correctly... and the volume still low..
i also notices that when the X12 is connected but nothing ...
ndary
08:26 PM Bug #42: Core 8 - Mic level is low
I don't have any tapes! I've not tuned the volume but it seemed pretty loud to me... foft
08:07 PM Bug #42: Core 8 - Mic level is low
Have you connect these with right polarity? I mean ground to ground etc?
sadosp
07:40 PM Bug #42 (New): Core 8 - Mic level is low
I connect the 2 pin header of MIC3 from the top board to the Bottom board (next to the speaker output)
and placed on...
ndary
07:16 PM Bug #41 (New): Core 8 - the backgound music in Gene & LMS demos are not the same as on a real ATARI
i Am attaching two demos that are set to run on an PAL Atari with 576k or 1meg ram
in both the background music is n...
ndary
08:57 AM Feature #28 (Closed): XEX boot loader replacement
foft
08:00 AM Feature #28: XEX boot loader replacement
foft wrote:
> Replace XEX boot loader with a better one
Das Omen works fine. You do not need to replace the loa...
xxl
08:56 AM Bug #20 (Closed): Bugs in DAS OMEN Demo
foft
06:46 AM Bug #38: Numen crashes on v9
(i managed to flash core 9 successfully, and Numen work when the memory is set to 320k compyshop.
numben crashed whe...
ndary

06/05/2017

10:49 PM Bug #39: Internal turbo freezer crashes on v9
(sorry i confirm that turbo freezer does crash on v9, not in the turbo freezer menu, but after you exist TB Freezer t... ndary
10:43 PM Bug #39: Internal turbo freezer crashes on v9
(I managed to flash CORE 9 (.SOF) file and the compute rebooted,
and pressing DEL take me to the Freezer software, ...
ndary
08:12 PM Videos
Nir posted a couple of great videos, really great. I particularly enjoyed seeing the side2 streaming working.
http...
foft
03:23 PM Bug #34: Problem booting with Core 9
ndary wrote:
> i did with same result, can anyone else confirm that core 9 works on on his v2 board?
>
> Nir
J...
Stephen

06/04/2017

02:13 PM Feature #40: Add support for Interlace mode (in scaler)
Actually this works in 15KHz mode! Try it in 'RGB' mode on a CRT. Also I found it works in 'scandouble mode' too iirc... foft
01:54 PM Feature #40 (New): Add support for Interlace mode (in scaler)
attached is the Memopad 480i tool that simulate interlace mode on the ATARI 800XL,
ExclairXL does not emulate inter...
ndary
01:20 PM Bug #34: Problem booting with Core 9
Thanks for checking Nir. I guess it must be on the 'edge' and thus some boards work and not others. Its working well ... foft
12:45 PM Bug #34: Problem booting with Core 9
i did with same result, can anyone else confirm that core 9 works on on his v2 board?
Nir
ndary
09:22 AM Bug #34: Problem booting with Core 9
One thing to try, can you see if it's the same with a few different power supplies? foft

06/03/2017

09:58 PM Bug #39 (Closed): Internal turbo freezer crashes on v9
Pressing delete to activate internal turbo freezer crashes the core foft
09:57 PM Bug #38 (Closed): Numen crashes on v9
Look into why foft
09:57 PM Feature #37 (Closed): SD card insertion support
If an SD card is removed/inserted we should detect it and initialize fat. Should be no need to reboot. The detect lin... foft
08:44 PM Bug #5 (Closed): SIDE2 does not work
Great, thanks Roy. Will close this for now, please reopen if it breaks again! foft
08:41 PM Bug #5: SIDE2 does not work
foft wrote:
> In v8, uh oh! I don't think I changed anything before v8 that would fix this... I will have to get Roy...
RoyE
12:31 PM Bug #5: SIDE2 does not work
In v8, uh oh! I don't think I changed anything before v8 that would fix this... I will have to get RoyE to double che... foft
09:04 AM Bug #5: SIDE2 does not work
I Confirm that SIDE 2 cart work on core8, should we close this bug?
Nir
ndary
12:37 PM Support #29 (Closed): LED for SIO activity
Great, closing. I'll note on the wiki that we should have a header for this on the final board. foft
12:36 PM Bug #20: Bugs in DAS OMEN Demo
So is the one a basic on/off issue? foft
12:33 PM Feature #28: XEX boot loader replacement
Or a patched OS, where the BASIC is turned off by default (you need to press OPTION in order to have BASIC). This is ... jozsef
12:30 PM Feature #28: XEX boot loader replacement
I'm actually tempted to make the 'menu' less emulator like where possible. It is a hardware recreation and having a p... foft
12:29 PM Feature #28: XEX boot loader replacement
Remember we're not an emulator and I'm hesitant to add extra portb logic etc or logic to force hold down keys for cer... foft
12:28 PM Feature #28: XEX boot loader replacement
Do you mean in F11? I never use this one, but I think its ok to hold option if you need it isn't it? The USB keyboard... foft
09:48 AM Feature #28: XEX boot loader replacement
Mark,
i found that the existing XEX loader behave better then i originally reported,
the problem is that when y...
ndary
12:29 PM Bug #35: When connecting ST Mouse to any JOY PORT on the expantion port, navigation on the Eclair...
In fact, stick(0) depends on the mouse's position. jozsef
12:26 PM Bug #35: When connecting ST Mouse to any JOY PORT on the expantion port, navigation on the Eclair...
stick(0) = 8, strig(0) = 1 jozsef
12:25 PM Bug #35: When connecting ST Mouse to any JOY PORT on the expantion port, navigation on the Eclair...
I agree I should change the firmware to still allow keyboard movement when the joystick is held on. foft
12:17 PM Bug #35: When connecting ST Mouse to any JOY PORT on the expantion port, navigation on the Eclair...
The joystick buttons and directions must be released to move. I guess the mouse presses some direction when idle. Wha... foft
11:19 AM Bug #35: When connecting ST Mouse to any JOY PORT on the expantion port, navigation on the Eclair...
I have confirm this behavior with Core7 (but strangely not always). More to this: I have SIO2SD attached to Eclaire, ... jozsef
09:31 AM Bug #35 (New): When connecting ST Mouse to any JOY PORT on the expantion port, navigation on the ...
I have connected an ST Mouse o the EclairXL joyport to try and load some software that use the ST mouse but when the ... ndary
12:27 PM Bug #33: Wizard of Wor
Thanks for checking more versions, always worthwhile. We need to work out what is going wrong, or if its just a game ... foft
11:07 AM Bug #33: Wizard of Wor
Tried it today running more versions of WoW with the same results.
Addition to the behavior I described, when the ga...
jozsef
12:23 PM Bug #36: Joystick is always emulated through the USB keyboard arrow keys
The keyboard is mapped to match the Atari _layout_. Sorry the arrow keys are in the same location as on the 800XL. i.... foft
10:48 AM Bug #36: Joystick is always emulated through the USB keyboard arrow keys
Its is not about the keyboard mapping...
if you connect just a USB keyboard (not one with built in mouse) and you ...
ndary
10:31 AM Bug #36 (Rejected): Joystick is always emulated through the USB keyboard arrow keys
Not a bug, the keyboard matches the Atari layout.
See the core manual.
There is a feature request for custom mapp...
foft
09:34 AM Bug #36 (Rejected): Joystick is always emulated through the USB keyboard arrow keys

I have connected only a USB keyboard (not mouse, or USB keyboard with built in mouse), and noticed when i try to ru...
ndary
12:23 PM Feature #21 (Closed): Mirax Force game crash
Closing, not a bug with the loader. Just need to hold option to disable basic as usual! foft
12:20 PM Feature #21: Mirax Force game crash
Its the same as the 800xl, portb disables basic and the os changes portb when holding option. Of course you can chang... foft
10:54 AM Feature #21: Mirax Force game crash
notice that if you hold the OPTION KEY (F8) before selecting the file, it load correctly,
thus i believe we need to ...
ndary
08:20 AM Bug #34: Problem booting with Core 9
Though thinking some more if you get 'no sync' then that is before all the new logic starts, so more likely the build... foft
07:31 AM Bug #34: Problem booting with Core 9
Its either board-board instability due to small timing differences or the new input pins I guess.
Can you check th...
foft
07:33 AM Bug #31: HDMI Audio generate high pitch noise (Core 8)
HDMI audio to me seems very broken... Even just the 'bubbling' boot sound comes out wrong in my opinion. foft
07:32 AM Bug #31: HDMI Audio generate high pitch noise (Core 8)
So you are saying it happens with v7? OK that rules out the adc then. foft

06/02/2017

12:49 AM Bug #34 (Closed): Problem booting with Core 9
upgraded successfully to core 9
but when powering on the board, the ExclairXL boot one out of six times..
when i...
ndary
12:29 AM Bug #31: HDMI Audio generate high pitch noise (Core 8)
it happens with CORE 8 & 9 as well ndary
07:12 AM Bug #31: HDMI Audio generate high pitch noise (Core 8)
Did it on core 7 btw? If so I guess its aliasing from the adc noise? I need a low pass filter on input to the HDMI co... foft
07:08 AM Bug #31: HDMI Audio generate high pitch noise (Core 8)
The HDMI audio has some issues, I have another bug to find this. foft
10:56 PM Bug #4 (Closed): Galaxian flickers on scrolling - when using real cartridge
Fixed in v9 foft
10:50 PM Feature #2: PBI support
First cut released as v9. Sure there are some bugs, try at your own risk! foft
10:25 PM Feature #2: PBI support
I took a look at the turbo freezer on signaltap, I can't see it even trying to pull refresh after a reset. So I guess... foft
10:10 PM Feature #2: PBI support
Synced gtia delays to end of original 6502 cycle time and now acid is passing again. foft
03:45 PM Feature #2: PBI support
Well that horrible dma clock patch led to a complete acid pass except for a gtia failure. I see in gtia I have colour... foft
03:38 PM Feature #2: PBI support
I've been squashing test failures related to moving the cpu clock later in the '6502 cycle' due to PBI. None of these... foft
10:49 PM Bug #25: F10 Hard Reset Ignore inserted cartridge (Core v7)
Bumped to v10... foft
10:10 PM Bug #25: F10 Hard Reset Ignore inserted cartridge (Core v7)
Arg, of course I turned off pbi/cart in turbo mode and on zpu accesses... Better change that too I guess otherwise I ... foft
09:42 PM Bug #25: F10 Hard Reset Ignore inserted cartridge (Core v7)
Added to svn code foft
10:49 PM Bug #27 (Closed): USB D-PAD Joystick support on CORE7
Decided to call pbiv28 v9... Closing as complete. foft
10:23 PM Bug #27: USB D-PAD Joystick support on CORE7
Confirmed good as of pbiv28.sof. This release is almost ready for v9.sof, but some issues to fix first... foft
09:29 PM Bug #27: USB D-PAD Joystick support on CORE7
Switched this to another output so it should no longer crash in next release foft
10:28 AM Bug #27: USB D-PAD Joystick support on CORE7
I checked the code and I'm using zpu_out5 for both joystick and video mode! foft
10:31 PM Feature #11: Non-uk keyboard support (custom keyboard mapping)
The mapping from ps2 to atari key code is here:
http://www.64kib.com/atarixlfpga_svn/trunk/atari_800xl/common/a8core...
admin
08:07 PM Bug #33: Wizard of Wor
If this is confirmed it will need some digging to get to the root cause. Anyone up for the challenge? foft
04:29 PM Bug #33 (Closed): Wizard of Wor
Loading it from an external sio2SD drive with core 7:
At least on the 4th of 5th level, the monsters start appearing...
jozsef
05:06 PM Support #29: LED for SIO activity
Connected to SIO-IN and 5V (SIO-IN is reversed). Works fine. Thank you. jozsef
09:54 AM Feature #32: option to connect the original ATARI XL keyboard to ExclairXL
I mean I have the pokey signals and can break them out. To use an XL one we'd need a board with a suitable socket and... foft
08:39 AM Feature #32: option to connect the original ATARI XL keyboard to ExclairXL
yes i did.. but i was hoping for a real XL keyboard.. not the mushy XE ones :) ndary
07:11 AM Feature #32: option to connect the original ATARI XL keyboard to ExclairXL
You've also seen I had an XEGS keyboard connector on the old board?
http://www.64kib.com/eclairexl.html
We have s...
foft

06/01/2017

01:33 AM Bug #18: Power on Switch
ndary wrote:
> in a REAL ATARI XL/XE computer you switch the computer on by flipping the POWER SWITCH UP, but in the...
Stephen
11:16 PM Feature #32 (New): option to connect the original ATARI XL keyboard to ExclairXL

IT would be great to be able and connect the Original ATARI XL keyboard to EclairXL board,
such option has been...
ndary
11:08 PM Bug #31 (Closed): HDMI Audio generate high pitch noise (Core 8)
The Audio of the HDMI port generate high pitch sound..
you can hear it when TAPE LOADS, or though disk driver SIO ...
ndary
11:06 PM Bug #30 (Feedback): TAPE does not play AUDIO on the Right Chanel (Eucational tapes cannot be heard)
will make a cable and continued testing ndary
10:50 PM Bug #30: TAPE does not play AUDIO on the Right Chanel (Eucational tapes cannot be heard)
or i will build a cable are test, thanks
Nir
ndary
10:36 PM Bug #30: TAPE does not play AUDIO on the Right Chanel (Eucational tapes cannot be heard)
@Nir
As for the XC12 tape corder, just now I see that it haven't a PSU, so must take their power supply entirely fro...
sadosp
10:23 PM Bug #30: TAPE does not play AUDIO on the Right Chanel (Eucational tapes cannot be heard)
This is only in v8 too foft
10:16 PM Bug #30: TAPE does not play AUDIO on the Right Chanel (Eucational tapes cannot be heard)
Have you seen the two pole pin header on right side of the sub board? Is for this exact reason.
You must make first ...
sadosp
10:03 PM Bug #30 (Closed): TAPE does not play AUDIO on the Right Chanel (Eucational tapes cannot be heard)
tried to put an AUDIO Tape
POKE 54018,52 [RETURN] should stream AUDIO that is recorded on the right channel and it...
ndary
08:20 PM Support #29: LED for SIO activity
Interface 2 pin 36 (SIO out) and interface 2 pin 31 (GND). With a suitable resistor of course since this is 5V. foft
05:04 PM Support #29 (Closed): LED for SIO activity
Where can I connect a LED to indicate SIO activity (soldering is not a problem, if required)?
POWER and RESET are ...
jozsef
07:21 PM Bug #17: NTSC crashing on some builds
ndary wrote:
> changed the Core to v8 and when chancing the video mode to NTSC the screen crashes
>
> Nir
I re...
sadosp
07:13 PM Bug #17: NTSC crashing on some builds
changed the Core to v8 and when chancing the video mode to NTSC the screen crashes
Nir
ndary
06:40 AM Bug #25: F10 Hard Reset Ignore inserted cartridge (Core v7)
OK, I'll add that in v9 foft

05/31/2017

10:02 PM Bug #25: F10 Hard Reset Ignore inserted cartridge (Core v7)
yes i think so..
there are different banking cart schemes, some use data to change bank and other use address to c...
ndary
09:28 PM Bug #25: F10 Hard Reset Ignore inserted cartridge (Core v7)
I can't tell the init state, since its an external cartridge. The logic could set up the registers written to by D500... foft
09:08 PM Bug #25: F10 Hard Reset Ignore inserted cartridge (Core v7)
it should also clear the D5XX to its imitate state so the bank switching cart will be set to its default state ndary
08:43 PM Bug #25: F10 Hard Reset Ignore inserted cartridge (Core v7)
I mean the 'hard reset' just clears memory then drops the reset line. foft
08:42 PM Bug #25: F10 Hard Reset Ignore inserted cartridge (Core v7)
Bug hunt does bank switching
Ah, I see what you mean. The hard reset does not power off the system. So if the cart...
foft
08:37 PM Bug #25: F10 Hard Reset Ignore inserted cartridge (Core v7)
do you have an XEG cart with more than 16?
try one of the carts that do Bank Switching
Nir
ndary
08:31 PM Bug #25: F10 Hard Reset Ignore inserted cartridge (Core v7)
Not sure what you mean here. If I put in a cartridge and press F10 then the computer reboots and the cartridge runs. ... foft
06:55 PM Bug #25: F10 Hard Reset Ignore inserted cartridge (Core v7)
Will have a look after PBI support - or as part of it. I'm replacing the cartridge reading logic as part of that. foft
04:58 PM Bug #25 (New): F10 Hard Reset Ignore inserted cartridge (Core v7)
When there is a cartridge inserted to the cartridge slot and you power on the ExlairXL board the cartridge boots
but...
ndary
08:32 PM Feature #2: PBI support
Fixed some clear cycle delay bugs in antic and simulated. This fixed NMIEN and WSYNC tests in acid, however there are... foft
08:23 PM Bug #27: USB D-PAD Joystick support on CORE7
Confirmed. I saw video settings had changed after disconnection too. foft
07:50 PM Bug #27: USB D-PAD Joystick support on CORE7
yes VGA is still connected, it also happen with HDMI screen ndary
06:50 PM Bug #27: USB D-PAD Joystick support on CORE7
Is the VGA cable still connected?! Will dig out mine but I've not knowingly changed this. I wonder if I accidentally ... foft
06:41 PM Bug #27 (Closed): USB D-PAD Joystick support on CORE7
When connecting a D-PAD Joystick to one of the USB ports the screen goes black!
the computer still works and even bo...
ndary
08:17 PM Feature #24: A board with Atari SOUL!!!! (ROM in block ram support)
foft wrote:
> I'll start by a default one in block ram, (optionally overriden by sd card). Then later we can add sup...
sadosp
08:10 PM Feature #24: A board with Atari SOUL!!!! (ROM in block ram support)
I'll start by a default one in block ram, (optionally overriden by sd card). Then later we can add support for the fl... foft
07:57 PM Feature #24: A board with Atari SOUL!!!! (ROM in block ram support)
sadosp wrote:
> What I would like to see from Mark sometime in the future, is to integrate the Atari OS in the flash...
sadosp
02:56 PM Feature #24 (Closed): A board with Atari SOUL!!!! (ROM in block ram support)
What I would like to see from Mark sometime in the future, is to integrate the Atari OS in the flash ram.
Dream for ...
sadosp
07:01 PM Feature #28: XEX boot loader replacement
Improve XEX boot loader with a better version, since the current one causes a lot of software to fail. foft
07:01 PM Feature #28 (Closed): XEX boot loader replacement
Replace XEX boot loader with a better one foft
06:57 PM Feature #13 (New): 32x speed cpu without wait states
foft
06:55 PM Feature #26: PS/2 keyboard
As you mention this, I tried it again:
- if the keyboard has already been connected when I turn eclaire on, it doesn...
jozsef
06:52 PM Feature #26: PS/2 keyboard
Yeah I expect a non-compliant adaptor. Though I doubt the USB HID support is rock solid investigating these individua... foft
06:36 PM Feature #26: PS/2 keyboard
I Confirm that ExlaireXL does support PS2/USB adapter to connect PS/2 Keyboard & Mouse with CORE7
i just tested it h...
ndary
05:08 PM Feature #26 (Closed): PS/2 keyboard
I've a PS2/2 keyboard with a PS2->USB adapter, which works fine on my PC and other HW emulators which has USB port, b... jozsef
06:54 PM Bug #4: Galaxian flickers on scrolling - when using real cartridge
I see lots of acid fails after adding the PBI support. This effectively adds the same delay as when using the cartrid... foft
06:50 PM Support #23 (Closed): No image
foft
01:00 PM Support #23: No image
Thanks! It works now!
Start reading the http://www.64kib.com/redmine/attachments/download/7/Atari%20800%20FPGA%20Ma...
jozsef
12:49 PM Support #23: No image
copy this to the ROOT of your SD CARD
http://www.64kib.com/redmine/attachments/download/44/SDCARD.zip
Nir
ndary
12:45 PM Support #23: No image
My bad: the card was NTSC formatted.
The old firmware reads "settings" too. Now I see the monitor recognizes the re...
jozsef
12:26 PM Support #23: No image
The current firmware doesn't use this file. Need to order a cable to update the firmware. jozsef
12:11 PM Support #23: No image
Panos posted an sd card image in the forum. I expect that is set up for 50Hz vga. foft
12:05 PM Support #23: No image
http://www.64kib.com/autobuild/private/settings_examples/
See the readme in here.
Please flash v8 too
foft
11:51 AM Support #23 (Closed): No image
- the vga connector produces 15KHz, of which the monitor doesn't support
- through the HDMI connector I see "No SIGN...
jozsef
06:48 PM Bug #22: Action and Bounty Bob Cartridges cannot be loaded
That would explain it, I only see the one 8k oss cartridge supported in the cart logic. It might be quite easy to add... foft
06:48 PM Bug #20: Bugs in DAS OMEN Demo
I'm wondering about splitting the firmware up and running on more smaller cpus (such as 6503). e.g. one instance for ... foft
06:45 PM Bug #20: Bugs in DAS OMEN Demo
Using this one:
uint8_t boot_xex_loader[179] = {
0x72,0x02,0x5f,0x07,0xf8,0x07,0xa9,0x00,0x8d,0x04,0x03,0x8d,0x44,...
foft
10:15 AM Bug #20: Bugs in DAS OMEN Demo
foft wrote:
> We can try it. Do you know c? There is atari_drive_emulator.c in the firmware which has a copy of the ...
xxl
09:59 AM Bug #20: Bugs in DAS OMEN Demo
We could add another 6502 for the firmware to replace the zpu. I'd like that but don't have time to spend on that.
...
foft
08:57 AM Bug #20: Bugs in DAS OMEN Demo
6502 assembly only here :)
XXL posted that he can do a loader and PICODOS source is on Github
https://github.co...
ndary
08:05 AM Bug #20: Bugs in DAS OMEN Demo
We can try it. Do you know c? There is atari_drive_emulator.c in the firmware which has a copy of the xex loader. Its... foft
12:48 PM SDCARD.zip
ndary
08:55 AM Feature #21: Mirax Force game crash
PicoDos source is on Github
https://github.com/Masq666/PicoDOS/blob/master/picodos.asm
Nir
ndary
08:44 AM Feature #21: Mirax Force game crash
foft wrote:
> ok, another loader issue.
>
> Lets add a new task for changing the xex loader to picodos or another...
xxl
08:07 AM Feature #21: Mirax Force game crash
ok, another loader issue.
Lets add a new task for changing the xex loader to picodos or another.
foft

05/30/2017

12:01 AM Bug #22: Action and Bounty Bob Cartridges cannot be loaded
Some more info's for the OSS cartridges on below link.
Seem that OSS M091 is the latest type cartridge from OSS whic...
sadosp
11:50 PM Bug #22: Action and Bounty Bob Cartridges cannot be loaded
And if someone need to play BBSB on eclaireXL, below is attached a working ATR file.
sadosp
11:39 PM Bug #22: Action and Bounty Bob Cartridges cannot be loaded
the problem with this specific Action bank switching cart.. just tested another model of Action cart that works well
...
ndary
09:55 PM Bug #22: Action and Bounty Bob Cartridges cannot be loaded
There is a file cart_logic.vhd which has the cartridge emulation logic from the turbo freezer.
Of course we can ad...
foft
07:59 PM Bug #22: Action and Bounty Bob Cartridges cannot be loaded
foft wrote:
> Bounty Bob is expected, its a one-off cartridge type.
Mark I have the logic as how to load the b...
sadosp
07:58 PM Bug #22: Action and Bounty Bob Cartridges cannot be loaded
foft wrote:
> Bounty Bob is expected, its a one-off cartridge type.
>
> What cartridge type is action?
Mark I...
sadosp
07:31 PM Bug #22: Action and Bounty Bob Cartridges cannot be loaded
the attached ACTION cart is
ID #3 | 800/XL/XE | 16 | OSS two chip 16 KB cartridge (034M)
ndary
06:49 PM Bug #22: Action and Bounty Bob Cartridges cannot be loaded
Bounty Bob is expected, its a one-off cartridge type.
What cartridge type is action?
foft
03:50 PM Bug #22 (New): Action and Bounty Bob Cartridges cannot be loaded
The following attached cartridges image cannot be loaded on ExclairXL
ndary
11:36 PM Bug #20: Bugs in DAS OMEN Demo
i just confirmed that the problem is with the XEX loader of EclairXL, can you use the PICODOS loader from HIASOFT? fr... ndary
06:51 PM Bug #20: Bugs in DAS OMEN Demo
Uh-oh, good spot. Did you check it with aspeqt too? I find that the .xex support (sdrive port) can be a bit iffy at t... foft
03:39 PM Bug #20 (Closed): Bugs in DAS OMEN Demo
tested the DAS OMEN Demo
1. the speech (DAS OMEN) at the 3rd part does not play
2. Music stops after a while and ...
ndary
11:34 PM Feature #21: Mirax Force game crash
ndary wrote:
> tested it ASPEQT and confirm that its a problem of the loader..
> i used PICODOS from HIASOFT and mo...
ndary
11:34 PM Feature #21: Mirax Force game crash
tested it ASPEQT and confirm that its a problem of the loader..
i used PICODOS from HIASOFT and most games/demos tha...
ndary
06:32 PM Feature #21: Mirax Force game crash
Can you test it with aspeqt too? foft
03:40 PM Feature #21 (Closed): Mirax Force game crash
tested the MIRAX Force game
the Speech at the beginning of the game works. but the game will not start
can this...
ndary
10:06 PM Feature #2: PBI support
Some info from Hias on the turbo freezer:
"Reset on the freezer runs through a synchronizer, clocked by phi2. IIRC 2...
foft
10:04 PM Feature #2: PBI support
Some progress in antic timings which are broken by this. I found I am using a delay shift register to wait 32 cycles ... foft
07:02 PM Feature #1 (Closed): Svideo sync line support
Being handled in issue 14 foft
07:00 PM Feature #8 (Closed): Implement 4 channel ADC
Closing since the core support is in place. Noise reduction and sampler connection may be raised as future feature re... foft
06:58 PM Feature #12 (New): Set up redmine backups!
foft
06:46 PM Bug #19 (Closed): PAL VGA Synch issues (screen is not centered
Closing since we already have a task to implement the pll and edid/ddc support foft
06:45 PM Bug #19: PAL VGA Synch issues (screen is not centered
50Hz isn't standard on VGA monitors at all. So its not going to work well unless you find one that supports modes lik... foft
02:53 PM Bug #19 (Closed): PAL VGA Synch issues (screen is not centered

I am using a LCD TV SCREEN with VGA input, when the ExclairXL boot into Basic (ready prompt) the screen is not cent...
ndary
02:28 PM Bug #18 (Closed): Power on Switch
in a REAL ATARI XL/XE computer you switch the computer on by flipping the POWER SWITCH UP, but in the EclaireXL board... ndary

05/28/2017

10:15 PM Feature #2: PBI support
foft wrote:
> Interesting the acid test now fails with this core, which explains the blips I got when running real c...
sadosp
10:05 PM Feature #2: PBI support
Interesting the acid test now fails with this core, which explains the blips I got when running real cartridges befor... foft
09:59 PM Feature #2: PBI support
PBI lives!!
Still some debugging to do but so far...
Cartridges are working again, which is a good sign (these ar...
foft

05/27/2017

10:49 PM Feature #2: PBI support
Still no luck with signaltap, so got the real logic analyzer on the GPIOs to debug. Squashed one sync bug but still n... foft
10:28 AM Feature #2: PBI support
I started to bisect to find the problem - and found the core stops working when connecting RAS and CAS! Which are lar... foft
11:20 AM Arriving!
The first board has arrived, the rest should be there shortly.
Please post in the forum when you board arrives and...
foft
10:46 AM Bug #17: NTSC crashing on some builds
Interesting when I build on AWS I get completely screwed up builds with the registered sdram input. Seemingly every t... foft

05/26/2017

08:53 PM Feature #2: PBI support
The core blows up with signaltap2 enabled! Looks great on sim, but I can't see what is going wrong on the actual hard... foft

05/25/2017

11:29 PM Feature #2: PBI support
foft wrote:
> Made several more fixes and the core no longer crashes with PBI enabled. However it all crashes when I...
sadosp
11:10 PM Feature #2: PBI support
Made several more fixes and the core no longer crashes with PBI enabled. However it all crashes when I plug in a cart... foft

05/24/2017

11:49 PM Document: Notes and a guide for spacers - v3 prototype
sadosp
11:48 PM Spacers Place.pdf
sadosp
11:48 PM Note for v3.0 board.odt
sadosp
11:42 PM Document: First owner notice - v1 Prototype
sadosp
11:42 PM First owner notice.odt
sadosp
10:09 PM Feature #2: PBI support
Looking good on simulation now but does not run on the board. I think the issue is when pbi takes over the bus when a... foft

05/23/2017

09:43 PM Feature #2: PBI support
Integrated into the description and synthesising:-)
For now I took the strategy of delaying the cycle until we kno...
foft

05/22/2017

09:55 PM Feature #2: PBI support
PBI looking good on simulation (bit itself). Based timings on the Freddie data sheet.
Made a start on wiring it up t...
foft

05/21/2017

02:37 PM Feature #2: PBI support
Started on a PBI component that will correctly communicate with the bus. Then this can be checked/simulated - and as ... foft

05/20/2017

10:39 PM Bug #17: NTSC crashing on some builds
I've still had bad builds since registering the sdram input directly.
I tried to specify an externally switchable ...
foft
10:36 PM Feature #8: Implement 4 channel ADC
So I guess we should have some more passive components here. On the other hand I'm kind of attached to SIO noise down... foft
10:35 PM Feature #8: Implement 4 channel ADC
Pretty sure this is down to floating inputs. Since there is no driver and low capacitance the input picks up the prev... foft

05/18/2017

11:01 PM Feature #8: Implement 4 channel ADC
Sigh, it definitely works but if I read say channel 1 - I still receive input from the other channels foft
09:00 PM Feature #8: Implement 4 channel ADC
Debugged and now working.
PBI and SIO audio will be mixed. For now I'm not feeding MIC_L and MIC_R anywhere - thes...
foft
06:56 AM Feature #8: Implement 4 channel ADC
Now I have the board its clear this needs debugging. foft
06:58 AM Feature #1: Svideo sync line support
Received the board and gave this a go. svideo and composite look nice and bright now. However saturation is too low, ... foft

05/16/2017

09:24 PM Feature #13: 32x speed cpu without wait states
I enabled 32x mode in the core and sorted out single cycle writes from the block ram for now. Hardly any difference i... foft
09:22 PM Bug #17: NTSC crashing on some builds
Ijor recommended I try registering the input directly from SDRAM. I've done this and see if it helps.
He is also k...
foft
08:30 PM It is time!
Panos will be in touch about shipping... foft
 

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