[Coco] C64 converted into low operating keys

Brian Blake random.rodder at gmail.com
Wed Sep 19 13:43:57 EDT 2012

At one point in time, Little John was working on an add-on sound/music 
cart for the CoCo (as well as a great many other items). I haven't heard 
from him in a very long time, so I can only assume his health problems 
may have worsened.

On 9/19/2012 12:10 PM, Bill Pierce wrote:
> A good Sound card for the Coco would be nice. Coco always needed it. I never tried the Speech & Sound cart from Tandy, so I don't know how it sounded. I may try to grab one off e-bay the next time I see one. I know Speech Systems also did the Symphony 12 cart that had 12 voices! I would love to get my hands on one.
> The best thing, would be to develope a card using one of the modern synth chips available and create a "real" sound card, capable of wave, Soundfonts, Midi  ect. With all our "hardware hackers" here... this would be a nice project. I'm sure there's some chips out there that would work well with the Coco's rom port.
> There were several designs based on the Orch90 using dacs, but a synth chip would have more capabilities. And to be able to send raw Midi to a chip and have it produce music with no other hardware would be awsome.
> How about it guys? Any takers?
> Bill P
> Music from the Tandy/Radio Shack Color Computer 2 & 3
> https://sites.google.com/site/dabarnstudio/
> Bill Pierce
> ooogalapasooo at aol.com

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