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Offline SapphiRe

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Re: Using SymbOS with the GFX9000 (MSX grapics card)
« Reply #110 on: 14:52, 12 August 17 »
There are some MSX+V9990 published games:

Green Gravity Guy:
[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K5BtZbRDT-U[/youtube]

Codename: INTRUDER
[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cnn8FwMhAyE[/youtube]

Both use Z80 + PSG music (and optional SCC music) and require just 8kb of RAM (games comes on ROM format). Also INTRUDER uses dual screen, showing some info through the internal VDP of MSX. Port those games to CPC + V9990 should be relatively easy.

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Re: Using SymbOS with the GFX9000 (MSX grapics card)
« Reply #111 on: 17:51, 12 August 17 »
The only issue I can see for the card is that apart from RGB, it can connect to a 15KHz VGA monitor which in today's market is difficult to come by as most VGA monitors and backwards compatible LCD/LED monitors may not always support such a low scan line refresh rate.
I am using a SCART cable, and this works fine with my modern LCD flatscreen. For resolutions up to 768x212 the quality is fine here, just with 1024x212 the picture is a little bit muddy I would say (and then the ratio is crap anyway :) ).

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Re: Using SymbOS with the GFX9000 (MSX grapics card)
« Reply #112 on: 21:55, 12 August 17 »


This is what Sega did with the Sega Megadrive and failed. It was the start of the end of Sega. >:(














 :P




on the other hand, SymbOS gives it the multiplatform PC advantage. Thumbsup
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Re: Using SymbOS with the GFX9000 (MSX grapics card)
« Reply #113 on: 23:19, 12 August 17 »
Besides, I deeply enjoyed my 32X and my Mega CD  :D

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Re: Using SymbOS with the GFX9000 (MSX grapics card)
« Reply #114 on: 00:13, 13 August 17 »
I am using a SCART cable, and this works fine with my modern LCD flatscreen. For resolutions up to 768x212 the quality is fine here, just with 1024x212 the picture is a little bit muddy I would say (and then the ratio is crap anyway :) ).

In Oz the SCART connector was not adopted as much as in the EU, which is a pity. I only ever once saw a TV with SCART connector (and was a very cheap model from Asia) and never say a LCD/LED computer monitor with one.

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Re: Using SymbOS with the GFX9000 (MSX grapics card)
« Reply #115 on: 04:41, 13 August 17 »
If you are in melbourne i can give you an lcd tv with scart... and wall mounting bracket

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Re: Using SymbOS with the GFX9000 (MSX grapics card)
« Reply #116 on: 13:46, 15 August 17 »
Very nice! I was on holidays, but i placed my order as well!


Great news!
Tecnobytes finished the V9990 CPC Powergraph! Pre-Sale has been started, it can be ordered now!
You can find all information here:

http://www.tecnobytes.com.br/p/v9990-powergraph_10.html

The SymbOS CPC V9990 "Powergraph" low level screen driver has been prepared and will be fully tested soon. I am quite excited about it! :)

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Re: Using SymbOS with the GFX9000 (MSX grapics card)
« Reply #117 on: 14:40, 15 August 17 »
Well that, I'm following this thread. I also paid for preorder :) .

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Re: Using SymbOS with the GFX9000 (MSX grapics card)
« Reply #118 on: 17:02, 15 August 17 »
I would like to see some new complete game in CPC with this V9990 CPC Powergraph  :o

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Re: Using SymbOS with the GFX9000 (MSX grapics card)
« Reply #119 on: 17:49, 15 August 17 »
Do we have an end date for the pre-order?