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by aotta
Wed Nov 06, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: RGB to HDMI using a Pi Zero and a small CPLD
Replies: 818
Views: 46770

Re: RGB to HDMI using a Pi Zero and a small CPLD

Nice work! but it's only for Elk and PC, or it works with Micros and Masters too?
by aotta
Wed Sep 04, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Raspberry Pi to 1MHz bus interface
Replies: 114
Views: 7696

Re: Raspberry Pi to 1MHz bus interface

None likes reading posts? There is no list neither a gerber file.
It is really a DIY project.. For pcb designers
by aotta
Thu Aug 29, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Raspberry Pi to 1MHz bus interface
Replies: 114
Views: 7696

Re: Raspberry Pi to 1MHz bus interface

DP11 posted here the schematics, but there is no gerber or kicad files published yet on github, so none can made pcbs, kits or boards until he write himself the pcb's design with a cad tool, or until DP11 will release the files. In github, he mentioned about donations, and i am ready to give a littl...
by aotta
Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Raspberry Pi to 1MHz bus interface
Replies: 114
Views: 7696

Re: Raspberry Pi to 1MHz bus interface

You are right Elminster, but I used subscrice only some threads I am interested to, to avoid hundreds of mail and notifications.. My fault!
by aotta
Tue Aug 27, 2019 9:14 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Raspberry Pi to 1MHz bus interface
Replies: 114
Views: 7696

Re: Raspberry Pi to 1MHz bus interface

Oh no.. another party where i come late!
Is there now a way to get gerber files and BOM, or a pcb for trying to make this great project?
by aotta
Tue Aug 27, 2019 8:35 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Sega Light Phaser on a BBC Micro
Replies: 32
Views: 1275

Re: Sega Light Phaser on a BBC Micro

nice job, Tricky!
i made a cable rewiring for my Vectrex, with less elegant result:
sega_gun.jpg
:oops:
by aotta
Sat Aug 24, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: MMC hard drive emulation?
Replies: 335
Views: 25129

Re: MMC hard drive emulation?

Thank you Coeus, i've the multios switch in my master, so i am thinking about burning your roms and test them, as soon as the turbospi harwdare will arrive (now i have only some smartpi available, my turbommc is inside a Compact hidden somewhere in my box...). But i have a more new noobie question: ...
by aotta
Sat Aug 10, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: MMC hard drive emulation?
Replies: 335
Views: 25129

Re: MMC hard drive emulation?

I tested the Adfs 157 rom with the beeb and integraB BIOS, but it isn't seen as filesystem.
Some ways to make it working out of a master?
by aotta
Wed Jul 24, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Worth Taking a Look At
Replies: 2794
Views: 277145

Re: Worth Taking a Look At

Lardo Boffin wrote: ↑
Wed Jul 24, 2019 7:49 pm
trixster wrote: ↑
Wed Jul 24, 2019 9:33 am
Β£74 #-o :shock:
Collection in person tends not to fetch high prices.
Wooden case too, i suppose.. :D
by aotta
Sun Jul 21, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: RGB to HDMI using a Pi Zero and a small CPLD
Replies: 818
Views: 46770

Re: RGB to HDMI using a Pi Zero and a small CPLD

Buy additional software? I think the sw about Dave is talking is a different version of vhld..
About soldering error, I discovered, after one od my best cpld's mounting... It was flipped in the wrong way!
Never rotate the pcb when soldering square ic! 😜
by aotta
Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: RGB to HDMI using a Pi Zero and a small CPLD
Replies: 818
Views: 46770

Re: RGB to HDMI using a Pi Zero and a small CPLD

I hope Hoglet or someone else will design a PLCC version of the board one day!! [-o< The PLCC version of the XC9572XL is, unfortunaly, no longer available. i didn't know... anyway, if you launch a search on ebay, a lot of plcc version are still on the market.. yesterday i used the large "cone cutte...
by aotta
Sat Jul 20, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: RGB to HDMI using a Pi Zero and a small CPLD
Replies: 818
Views: 46770

Re: RGB to HDMI using a Pi Zero and a small CPLD

very nice works Jasonl! and you was lucky you didn't burn nothing, yesteday i worked for a second one, and fried 3 xilinx and 1 pi zero!! :cry: :cry: how did you find the bridge between cpld pins, with a multimeter? it seemed all ok to me.... before xilinx started smoking! :lol: I hope Hoglet or som...
by aotta
Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: RGB to HDMI using a Pi Zero and a small CPLD
Replies: 818
Views: 46770

Re: RGB to HDMI using a Pi Zero and a small CPLD

Thank you Hoglet, i missed the PI firmware was the same!
by aotta
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: RGB to HDMI using a Pi Zero and a small CPLD
Replies: 818
Views: 46770

Re: RGB to HDMI using a Pi Zero and a small CPLD

The versions I used are all in github Firmware https://github.com/hoglet67/RGBtoHDMI/releases/tag/20190510_49320d4 CPLD https://github.com/hoglet67/RGBtoHDMI/blob/dev/vhdl/RGBtoHDMI.jed Yes, but i'm looking for the "may 2019" version for Beeb, not Atom... is in the Dev branch but only the source co...
by aotta
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: RGB to HDMI using a Pi Zero and a small CPLD
Replies: 818
Views: 46770

Re: RGB to HDMI using a Pi Zero and a small CPLD

i'd like to test the last Dev release, but i haven't a system ready to compile it.. may it be uploaded here or in the github repository?
by aotta
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Help for RPC with CMOS self resetting [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 270

Re: Help for RPC with CMOS self resetting [SOLVED]

1024MAK wrote: ↑
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:22 pm
All working okay now?

Mark
Yes, i fixed with hot glue the wiring, and RPC works fine now, and store parameters fine!
..and I discovered RPC boots without clock module too! πŸ˜ƒ
by aotta
Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Help for RPC with CMOS self resetting [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 270

Re: Help for RPC with CMOS self resetting [SOLVED]

I solved the strange issue, and it was more easy than i thougt... simply a bad soldering in the rear of panel where i mounted the rtc clock, for save a podule! A little wire probably touched the side pin (in the area marked by the red arrow, in the picture at bottom), not enough to note with my mult...
by aotta
Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Help for RPC with CMOS self resetting [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 270

Help for RPC with CMOS self resetting [SOLVED]

I need some help in repairing my RPC: i bought it with a battery leakage, and i repaired it by desoldering cmos and using a RTC podule from CJE micros. It worked fine for months, and i added a SA Cpu, 4.02 riscos, ethernet, zidefs podules, 128mb ram, ecc. Some days ago it stopped working, got no vid...
by aotta
Sun Jul 07, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: BeebZIF kits now available
Replies: 13
Views: 1510

Re: BeebZIF kits now available

Really nice smart hw tool, i missed it and i'd like to buy one too... i'll send a pm too
by aotta
Tue Jun 18, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Formatting SD/CF cards for use on RISC OS 3.1
Replies: 109
Views: 23896

Re: Formatting SD/CF cards for use on RISC OS 3.1

Maybe a stupid idea but.. What about softloading zidefs and his patched !hform version? May be it compatible with sgb27's card?
by aotta
Sun Jun 02, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: RiscPC lost network access
Replies: 37
Views: 3214

Re: RiscPC lost network access

I can confirm that replacing the slave CF with an HD in my case, gets the NIC working again. I've raised a new bug thread over on ROOL. i'm fallen in the same bug Please refer to this post, which covers the issue along with the fix. You need to pull the Ready line low with a diode. Thank you sirbod...
by aotta
Sat Jun 01, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: RiscPC lost network access
Replies: 37
Views: 3214

Re: RiscPC lost network access

I can confirm that replacing the slave CF with an HD in my case, gets the NIC working again. I've raised a new bug thread over on ROOL. sorry for bumping this old discussion, but i'm fallen in the same bug, and my net works only if i fisically disconnect ide drive. In the thread sirbod opened on ri...
by aotta
Tue May 28, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: New ROM / RAM Expansion Board for BBC B
Replies: 93
Views: 4892

Re: New ROM / RAM Expansion Board for BBC B

So, myquestion is: when you enable 4/5, 6/7 and C/D you get Lancelot with graphics? if so, my board works in different mode, otherwise, what i thougt was an issue is the normal mode Yes I get graphics when all three 32k RAM modules (banks 4, 5, 6, 7, C & D) are write enabled. Edit: ...but adding a ...
by aotta
Tue May 28, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: New ROM / RAM Expansion Board for BBC B
Replies: 93
Views: 4892

Re: New ROM / RAM Expansion Board for BBC B

Wow Ken, what a testing deskboard! I did test you suggested: in a few words, Lancelot starts with graphics mode when no more than 4 banks (2 pairs of 32k socket) are unprotected. I tried all sort of combination, with 1 or 2 32k RAM mounted, and got the above result. So, myquestion is: when you enabl...
by aotta
Tue May 28, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: New ROM / RAM Expansion Board for BBC B
Replies: 93
Views: 4892

Re: New ROM / RAM Expansion Board for BBC B

KenLowe wrote: ↑
Mon May 27, 2019 10:46 pm
Glad you got it working. No more pressure from me to have your board replaced :)
:lol: :lol:

but is there no software way to protect or hide the Ram ICs added to IntegraB, without acting to the configuration links?
I don't like very much the idea to add a switch to my Beeb...
by aotta
Mon May 27, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: New ROM / RAM Expansion Board for BBC B
Replies: 93
Views: 4892

Re: New ROM / RAM Expansion Board for BBC B

Ken, thank you for the help, but found the problem elsewhere!! I removed the write protection link from the two RAM IC on the IntegraB, and this way games works! \:D/ So, with RAM IC removed or protected, i presume games use slot 4 to 7, that are ok. Apart of this two games, the SW ram i added seems...
by aotta
Mon May 27, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: New ROM / RAM Expansion Board for BBC B
Replies: 93
Views: 4892

Re: New ROM / RAM Expansion Board for BBC B

Sounds like you've still got some issues with your board. Firstly, can you try installing some ROM images into RAM banks 4, 5, 6 & 7 using the *EELOAD utility. This utility does a verification check of what's been installed in the RAM banks. Secondly, what happens if you switch to a shadow mode (eg...
by aotta
Mon May 27, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: New ROM / RAM Expansion Board for BBC B
Replies: 93
Views: 4892

Re: New ROM / RAM Expansion Board for BBC B

This is a great board :D I've had Level 9 :- Time and Magic & Lancelot working with graphics. Also PAL based Quest Paint and smally mouse work great. Super Art V3.61 runs but the mouse movement goes in reverse if you move it too quickly.... Marcus I tested Time and Magic & Lancelot, but got only co...
by aotta
Mon May 20, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: What do I need to connect riscos4.39 to a windows workgroup for file sharing?
Replies: 22
Views: 1089

Re: What do I need to connect riscos4.39 to a windows workgroup for file sharing?

I set the configration, and *ehinfo report the nic is set to 10baseT, with twisted wire and incorrect polarity, and states the link is Good (when rj45 cable is inserted, of course). Anyway, not only I can't get my rpc ping to router or pc, but I had to *unplug etherh podule to get riscos 6.20 sofloa...
by aotta
Fri May 17, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: What do I need to connect riscos4.39 to a windows workgroup for file sharing?
Replies: 22
Views: 1089

Re: What do I need to connect riscos4.39 to a windows workgroup for file sharing?

I'll pm you. Paul Hi Paul, can you pm me too the updated toolbox? i can't make working my a602 i-cubed card, i've already upgraded rom with latest nic driver, but i can't connect my RiscPC to the lan. The only strange feedback i found (other than it didn't ping! ;) is that in showstat i get Link "I...