Anyone here tried the Nano Vic-20?

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Anyone here tried the Nano Vic-20?

Postby Kakemoms » Tue Sep 22, 2015 8:13 am

I was looking at Jan Ostmans reprogramming of the Vic-20 to squeeze it into a Arduino Nano: https://www.hackster.io/janost/the-nano-vic-20

Since I have a Mega 2560 board with 8K SRAM lying there, I was thinking it might be possible to get a version with a bitmap into that.. Anyone tried it?

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Re: Anyone here tried the Nano Vic-20?

Postby joshuadenmark » Tue Sep 22, 2015 8:32 am

Looks fun - I will sure try this when my new ordered tft monitor arrives from the chinamen 8)

Please post any pictures if you are getting this working, will love to se it.
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Re: Anyone here tried the Nano Vic-20?

Postby pixel » Tue Sep 22, 2015 10:47 am

Wow! WOW! Watch me go pale. If that shift register could be operated with a higher resolution I bet this thing could do color. What a pity that thing is so expensive.
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Re: Anyone here tried the Nano Vic-20?

Postby joshuadenmark » Tue Sep 22, 2015 10:55 am

The Arduino Nano v3.0 i rather cheap 2,25 usd$ shipped :shock:
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Re: Anyone here tried the Nano Vic-20?

Postby Schema » Tue Sep 22, 2015 11:53 am

That's cool! I wonder if it would work on the MicroView (tiny Arduino with built-in screen)

https://www.sparkfun.com/products/12923

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Re: Anyone here tried the Nano Vic-20?

Postby pixel » Tue Sep 22, 2015 12:37 pm

joshuadenmark wrote:The Arduino Nano v3.0 i rather cheap 2,25 usd$ shipped :shock:

Uh!? Where did you look? I only get a price range from €30–40. :shock:
EDIT: I mean the whole board, breadboard–compatible with USB connectors.
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Re: Anyone here tried the Nano Vic-20?

Postby joshuadenmark » Tue Sep 22, 2015 1:00 pm

pixel wrote:
joshuadenmark wrote:The Arduino Nano v3.0 i rather cheap 2,25 usd$ shipped :shock:

Uh!? Where did you look? I only get a price range from €30–40. :shock:
EDIT: I mean the whole board, breadboard–compatible with USB connectors.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/161403910939?_t ... EBIDX%3AIT
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Re: Anyone here tried the Nano Vic-20?

Postby pixel » Tue Sep 22, 2015 1:17 pm

joshuadenmark wrote:http://www.ebay.com/itm/161403910939?_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

Ah, O.K. I only saw offers with the pins soldered on. Now we're talking! ;)
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Re: Anyone here tried the Nano Vic-20?

Postby joshuadenmark » Wed Sep 23, 2015 5:34 am

Is the emulator code only 178 lines? :shock:
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Re: Anyone here tried the Nano Vic-20?

Postby pixel » Wed Sep 23, 2015 7:23 am

Nope. The CPU emulator is another 1384. Grab that cpu.c file. The bit you got is just doing video and memory access. Unfortunately, the VIC emulation is totally static. Writing to registers won't do anything.
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Re: Anyone here tried the Nano Vic-20?

Postby joshuadenmark » Wed Sep 23, 2015 7:49 am

Ok, thanks. It is only for "show off" then, not an actual emulator?
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Re: Anyone here tried the Nano Vic-20?

Postby pixel » Wed Sep 23, 2015 7:52 am

It is actually a super–*******–amazing emulator, only restricted by the lack of RAM. I didn't get mine to boot BASIC… This is artwork.
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Re: Anyone here tried the Nano Vic-20?

Postby joshuadenmark » Wed Sep 23, 2015 9:21 am

If this works it's true amazing! A 2,25 $ friendly computer :D
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Re: Anyone here tried the Nano Vic-20?

Postby cobracon » Sun Dec 03, 2017 1:06 am

Has anyone added keyboard support for this yet? I bet it would be fun to play with if it could stand alone. Heck add sd card support and now were talking.


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