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Re: WILLY - Soundcard adapter (MIDI and OPL3)
« Reply #50 on: 18:39, 15 June 21 »
(maybe then through MSXVR/moonsound "emulated" and CPC "virtualized"  :o 8) )


on real hard world:
TMT LOGIC, Prodatron and crossover MSX-CPC moonsound owners will be very happy...

I know it's crazy. But I will like it a lot.
 ;)
thanks for your work, hardware, software and time. Mate!!


I'll try and check CPC + vgmplay + AMSDAP + MoonSound and report you...
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Re: WILLY - Soundcard adapter (MIDI and OPL3)
« Reply #51 on: 21:36, 15 June 21 »
Every MSX cartridge should work with AMSDAP apart from memory mapped cartridges. The MSX ports are translated into &FFxx whereas xx is the MSX port address.
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Re: WILLY - Soundcard adapter (MIDI and OPL3)
« Reply #52 on: 03:01, 16 June 21 »
The MSX ports are translated into &FFxx whereas xx is the MSX port address.
Exactly.
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Re: WILLY - Soundcard adapter (MIDI and OPL3)
« Reply #53 on: 09:14, 16 June 21 »
(maybe then through MSXVR/moonsound "emulated" and CPC "virtualized"  :o 8) )


on real hard world:
TMT LOGIC, Prodatron and crossover MSX-CPC moonsound owners will be very happy...

I know it's crazy. But I will like it a lot.
 ;)
thanks for your work, hardware, software and time. Mate!!


I'll try and check CPC + vgmplay + AMSDAP + MoonSound and report you...
I also have an AMSDAP in the CPC, with the Symbiface III, I also have the MSX cartridge Monster Sound FM Blaster ( compatible Moonsound ), what you are saying is could it work on the CPC? playing music files? .... i'm waiting for the willy adapter to arrive, by the way  :D
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Re: WILLY - Soundcard adapter (MIDI and OPL3)
« Reply #54 on: 09:17, 16 June 21 »
Last one for this first batch.

I will take preorders from now on for a second batch (I will wait a few days to know how many boards I should order).
Hi, PulkoMandy. I would buy two units from the second batch, if possible. Thank you!

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Re: WILLY - Soundcard adapter (MIDI and OPL3)
« Reply #55 on: 12:02, 18 June 21 »
It could be adjusted to use different IO ports to work there, I think

- #FF7E - #FF7F

http://map.grauw.nl/resources/msx_io_ports.php


Then,  this is same ports on VGMplay ?
:)
I will check PulkoMandy's VGMplay CPC with AMSDAP/MoonSound OPL4 Cartridge; and MSXVR coder would implement MoonSound device emu on CPC "virtual machine"
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Re: WILLY - Soundcard adapter (MIDI and OPL3)
« Reply #56 on: 14:42, 18 June 21 »
VGMPlay uses the Willy ports: FEBC, [/size]FEBD, and [/size]FEBE. But it can be recompiled to use different ports.
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[/size]Note that for OPL3/OPL4, at least 3 ports are needed, this is because there are more than 256 registers, so an address bit is used to extend the register selection port.

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Re: WILLY - Soundcard adapter (MIDI and OPL3)
« Reply #57 on: 15:02, 18 June 21 »
VGMPlay it can be recompiled to use different ports.
thanks!!!
special VGMplay CPC version for AMSDAP/MoonSound and MSXVR users...
please!!

Alberto from Vikalb/MSXVR coders can implement and is interested in Moonsound emu to MSXVR CPC VirtualMachine


great!!!
more users for your software and our loved system
CPC for ever!!!


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Re: WILLY - Soundcard adapter (MIDI and OPL3)
« Reply #58 on: 15:17, 18 June 21 »
Preorders updates: currently I received preorders for 13 adapters. So I can plan for a batch of 20, unless I receive a lot more orders.


Summary of planned changes since the first version: only small changes, I had put some config jumpers on the first board that were in fact not needed. So I have soldered them in fixed positions. On the new version these are removed and I managed to make the board a little bit smaller again.

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Re: WILLY - Soundcard adapter (MIDI and OPL3)
« Reply #59 on: 17:05, 19 June 21 »
@Pulko, nowadays trying to mod your VGMplayer to AMSDAP/MoonSound ports... if i cannot, I'm bad with assembler, I will cry to you ha ha ha

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Re: WILLY - Soundcard adapter (MIDI and OPL3)
« Reply #60 on: 17:18, 19 June 21 »
I think you need to change:


Line 7: replace FE with FF (it is the high byte of the port)
Lines 59 and 73: replace BC and BE with the low byte of the register select addresses for OPL3 bank 1 and bank 2


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Re: WILLY - Soundcard adapter (MIDI and OPL3)
« Reply #61 on: 00:11, 23 June 21 »
Preorders updates: currently I received preorders for 13 adapters. So I can plan for a batch of 20, unless I receive a lot more orders.


Summary of planned changes since the first version: only small changes, I had put some config jumpers on the first board that were in fact not needed. So I have soldered them in fixed positions. On the new version these are removed and I managed to make the board a little bit smaller again.
Hi
I would like to have 1 adapter too!

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Re: WILLY - Soundcard adapter (MIDI and OPL3)
« Reply #62 on: 19:38, 23 June 21 »
@PulkoMandy, Package arrived safely. Thanks a lot :).

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Re: WILLY - Soundcard adapter (MIDI and OPL3)
« Reply #63 on: 22:04, 23 June 21 »
@PulkoMandy: Mine arrived too! Thanks for the quick dispatch!Now I need to grab an OPL3LPT...

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Re: WILLY - Soundcard adapter (MIDI and OPL3)
« Reply #64 on: 09:37, 25 June 21 »
I have also received my unit and now also have to purchase the other necessary hardware, but are you going to share your player to play VGM music? @PulkoMandy
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Re: WILLY - Soundcard adapter (MIDI and OPL3)
« Reply #65 on: 09:48, 25 June 21 »
The player is available here: https://framagit.org/shinra/vgmplay
There is a link from the Willy page on http://shinra.cpcscene.net but no one reads user manuals, right?

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Re: WILLY - Soundcard adapter (MIDI and OPL3)
« Reply #66 on: 16:32, 26 June 21 »
... but no one reads user manuals, right?
Absolutely no one, my experience too.  :-\ :-X
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Re: WILLY - Soundcard adapter (MIDI and OPL3)
« Reply #67 on: 15:59, 29 June 21 »
Current preorder list:


- Genesis8 (x1)
- Abraxas_Clone (x3)
- kawickboy (x2)
- GUNHED (x2)
- Proteus (x3)
- deepfb (x2)
- Rambler (x1)
- Joseman (x1)


I have ordered the PCBs today, usually it takes about 3 weeks for them to be produced and shipped. Then I will start assembling and shipping the devices.


I have ordered 30 PCBs so I will have some stock left. This means you can continue to place orders if you want to.

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Re: WILLY - Soundcard adapter (MIDI and OPL3)
« Reply #68 on: 19:32, 29 July 21 »
Hello,


Everyone who preordered a board should have a message with payment instructions now.


If you want to order a Willy adapter, I have several more left, let me know!