The rise and fall of 6502 gaming by Ted Spence. Interesting read as I’m also facinated by the 6502 ecosystem. I hope Medium isn’t doing something wierd with this link and you are able to read it, if not, please medium don’t be bad.
Raw Speed of the 6502
Gergory Nacu of C64OS created the below graphic to poke fun at the Apple M1 CPU marketing. Michael Doornbos, at IMA Penguin has taken this poke and spun it around to try and see what the 6502 can really do. He charts his work across a number of machines with interesting results. And an update…
The NUC with a Cart is here! I have one. Playing cart games is now possible and makes the NUC a complete Atari system (with FujiNet of course). I’ll be updating my guide shortly with all the new info on the NUC+CART.
FujiNet BreakOut Boxes
To help facilitate FujiNet on new platforms, Mozzwald has created a new SIO break-out box. It will fit into any current FujiNet and allow each of the SIO pins to be used with testing and prototyping on new platforms. This was used for ADAM and now the AppleII bring-ups for FujiNet. The board are available…
Dual 800XL and 1050 PSU
Jan Beta on YT had a nice video building a custom PSU that powers both the 800XL and the 1050.
SNES Atari Controller Kit
the SNAK – SNES Atari Controller Kit for ATARI ® 400/800 / XL / XE and other computers & consoles – was submitted for the ABBUC 2021 hardware competition. Read the translated posting here, and there is a big thread on AA about joystick adpaters for more modern joys, and the software patching standards needed…
mytek XEP80-II Update
Mytek looks like he’s wrapping up his re-implementation of the XEP-80. His blog has a new posting with info and a photo. This will do HDMI out as well as composite. This looks like another amazing product from mytek, and I hope that The Brewing Academy is getting ready to put this into retail. I…