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Adding Yamaha YM2612 support has begun

So after much time talking about it, and doing research,  I’ve finally got around to spending some time on adding Yamaha YM2612 support to the badge computer. I created a small verilog driver that read...

New Indiegogo for Amiga 500 cases

I think everyone could use a brand new sparkly case for their Amiga 500’s. I saw the campaign for the A1200’s last year, and I was jealous. Where is the A500 stuff? Also the keycaps. Your keys are...

Updated hope badge computer

Here’s the current image for the Hope Badge Computer, which I really think needs a new name. It’s not quite a badge, although the intention is for it to be portable. Last night, I partially...

Watching YM2612 communication on Sega Genesis

I did buy a compatible 24-pin DIP clip to make it a little easier, and a little bit more reliable, to hook up the logic analyzer. The YM2612 sits on the Z80 Bus, and so there’s lots of communication not...

Learning the YM2612 with a Sega Genesis Model 1

I’m planning on using the Yamaha YM2612 FM synthesizer chip that has been used in both keyboard synthesizers, but also in the Sega Genesis consoles. The purpose is to add audio capability to my DIY...

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I’ve been more active on the project than the posts have illustrated. I’ve been working on a few different things : Been trying different PLL solutions, examining how Paula does it, and actually analyzing my...

Amiga Forever

I should have mentioned this before, but the Amiga Forever CDs and DVDs are really pretty awesome. The original commodora-era videos, pre-installed games/environment, everything is done very nicely. I have the 2008...