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Torlus
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Hello world

Postby Torlus » Mon Sep 06, 2010 8:52 pm

Hi there,
I'm a software engineer, but since 2003 I've been interested in hardware design. I've done some projects using either MCUs or FPGAs, see my website http://torlus.com/ for more information.
My latest project is the cloning of the SEGA Megadrive/Genesis in a FPGA, see this video : ilzKiW21T9Y
I plan to see if I could use XMOS chips for that kind of projects... It seems that it would shorten the development time (and pain :mrgreen: ) compared to a "pure" FPGA design.
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jason
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Postby jason » Tue Sep 07, 2010 9:35 am

Hi there! Welcome to XCore. Great video you posted there! You may be interested in what one of our project of the month winners has been working on:

VDP-1 (Tile and sprite based Video Display Processor) project
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saundby
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Postby saundby » Tue Sep 07, 2010 10:01 am

A Sega Genesis/Megadrive emu would be fun. Especially if it includes 32X functionality! :)

And getting it going on XCore would be easier and cheaper than putting the FPGA logistical train together. ;)
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Postby Littlejenny » Fri Oct 01, 2010 5:07 am

impressive introduction :D i'm trying to make one because i'm also new here to, nice to meet :D


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