[Coco] CoCo Video Player

John W. Linville linville at tuxdriver.com
Wed Mar 16 16:10:00 EDT 2011

Ouch!  Well as I said, it never quite performed like I would have
liked... :-)

You can see Allen's videos on YouTube:



It's not HD by any means. :-)  But still, I think it ain't all that
bad, considerin'...


On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 12:54:56PM -0700, Steve Bjork wrote:
> Before you send any money I would look at the image on the screen
> first.  It's nothing to drool over.
> I seen better images from a out of market UHF station (like 300
> miles away) and it had snow than picture.
> There are things the CoCo can do well, but video is not one of them.
> After watching the video demo I would say it can't.
> On 3/16/2011 11:08 AM, Sean wrote:
> >Yeah, running it on an emulator kind of takes the fun out of it.
> >I have Roger's MicroSD Pak, not the Cloud9 Pak, so I am out of luck
> >for now.  Guess I may be buying some new hardware for next year's
> >show.
> >
> >Polish is not very important.  An 8-bit machine playing color video
> >would make nerds drool. :)
> >Last year the Sock Master bouncing ball demo made the C64 guys shut up
> >for awhile.
> >
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