[Coco] Next arcade port to CoCo 3
mark at cloud9tech.com
Tue Apr 10 11:26:55 EDT 2007
SEB will allow this as a plug in module.
Quoting Frank Pittel <fwp at deepthought.com>:
> Looks like we've got a new hardware project for cloud9. A cartridge
> based sound and graphics processor that will run at 1.78MHz!! From past
> emails it looks like the superboard with it's 2meg of ram will make the
> graphics for games a lot easier to write.
> On Tue, Apr 10, 2007 at 07:13:48AM -0700, Steve Bjork wrote:
>> Just one problem, the Speech-Sound Pak does not work on a CoCo 3 when
>> running at high-speed (1.78 MHz).
>> It's better to lose 25% of the CPU time doing sounds directly than to
>> lose 50% because you can't run at high speed.
>> Also, not everyone has a Speech-Sound Pak. (And even few have one
>> that has been fixed to work at 1.78 MHz.)
>> See: http://www.coco3.com/ind_articles.php on how fix (working at all
>> speeds) your Speech-Sound Pak.
>> At 03:18 AM 4/10/2007, you wrote:
>> >Concerning sound effects and music, why not use the S/SC cartridge? I
>> >guess it could help on freeing the 6809 a bit, right?
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