[Coco] Any news on the so called CoCo4 or Next CoCo project that Bjork was heading?
devries.bob at gmail.com
Thu Oct 21 19:21:13 EDT 2010
How much software would it take to run the LCD sideways, to give 320x240
resolution? Is that do-able?
Regards, Bob Devries
Dalby, QLD, Australia
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mark McDougall" <msmcdoug at iinet.net.au>
To: "CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts" <coco at maltedmedia.com>
Sent: Friday, October 22, 2010 7:50 AM
Subject: Re: [Coco] Any news on the so called CoCo4 or Next CoCo project
that Bjork was heading?
> On 22/10/2010 6:54 AM, Aaron Wolfe wrote:
>> The current DE1 board is much smaller than even a small PC, but a
>> little too large to fit inside a Coco case I think. And of course as
>> you mentioned there would need to be a screen. As they technology
>> gets smaller, cheaper, faster perhaps it could be done so that the
>> FPGA board was in a coco case and the standard coco connectors were
>> used, even the keyboard if desired.
> Check out this board...
> It is _more_ powerful than a DE1!!! It's also 2-3 years old.
> The only thing stopping me from porting Gary's Coco3FPGA to this thing is
> the LCD screen resolution (and orientation). But of course that's easily
> fixed by using a different LCD.
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