[Coco] COCO PSG - It's alive!

Gene Heskett gheskett at shentel.net
Sun Dec 25 12:29:39 EST 2016

On Sunday 25 December 2016 07:08:27 Joe Grubbs wrote:

> What a great Christmas present for the community too. Excellent work
> Ed!
> ________________________________
> From: Coco <coco-bounces at maltedmedia.com> on behalf of Zippster
> <zippster278 at gmail.com> Sent: Sunday, December 25, 2016 1:15 AM
> To: CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts
> Subject: [Coco] COCO PSG - It's alive!
> It's alive!
> Here's a video of the most recent board I've been working on getting
> some initial testing. This sound chip board, the COCO PSG, adds 1MB of
> combined FLASH and SRAM as well as a Yamaha YM2149 sound generator.
> Test video
> <https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B1sgl615FlGneHhvVmw2WTg3QWc>
> [https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/uADYQAbjxL2FFMvY2owJFP6nQszFZwzbSky
> (720p).mov<https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B1sgl615FlGneHhvVmw2WTg3Q
>Wc> drive.google.com
> The board supports switching the sound generator frequency to either 1
> or 2MHz.  The first tune, Space Debris, is a CPC chiptune being played
> back with the 1MHz clock.  The second, Seagulls, is (I think) from the
> ST scene and uses 2MHz.
> These are both 50Hz register dumps.
> There's quite a bit of chiptune music that can be easily converted for
> playback on this for our CoCos, and the possibility of making new
> tunes. I love this sound chip stuff, lots of fun... :D
> Merry Christmas everyone!!! :)
> - Ed

I'll put a plus 10 on this, both for the Merry Christmas and a thank you 
for proving there is yet life in a 30 yo machine.!!

I assume it will be offered for sale? $$?
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Cheers, Gene Heskett
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