SpidersWeb wrote:Wow that's impressive work and a mighty good write up.
I love how you tracked down the jumper settings from an old magazine photo - brilliant.
5 POKE 56832,5:REM Turn on color? Did I turn on sound too?
10 V=53248:REM video ram base ($D000 ???)
20 C=V+4096:REM color ram base
30 FOR I=C to C+2047: REM 2K of 4 bits
40 POKE I,240:REM set high nybble to white, low nybble to black
50 NEXT I
plaing wrote:That was a really impressive set of blog posts too. BTW - I was never sure whether that C2-4P bare-bones was a C2-4P or was from a C2-8P. Not that it matters too much!
plaing wrote:Anyway it's pretty amazing stuff. FWIW on the Color thing - I NEVER saw a C4P on a color monitor at the OSI Users group meetings as a kid - everyone used monitors much of the type you used. I actually used the 'modified' RCA TV on the C1P, you really needed a better monochrome monitor with extra bandwidth to make 64x32 decently readable
plaing wrote:I actually really like the 64x32 character resolution. It's tonnes better than 40, 32 or (24 visibile -- C1P/Superboard II) columns.
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