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TFMSX Design (complete)

Post by terriblefire » Sat Mar 20, 2021 12:45 pm

So for the TFMSX I am almost there. ..

Design decisions...

1. Ditch Cassette Interface.
2. No 12V on the board (or expansion port).
3. No Printer Port.
4. Keyboard will be via the ARM solution like the TF Riser.
5. Video will be buffered using the same buffer chip as the TF Riser.

Anything i missed?
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Re: TFMSX Design (Almost complete)

Post by PhilC » Sat Mar 20, 2021 12:48 pm

And that's with the ym and extra ram etc?
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Re: TFMSX Design (Almost complete)

Post by terriblefire » Sat Mar 20, 2021 12:50 pm

PhilC wrote:
Sat Mar 20, 2021 12:48 pm
And that's with the ym and extra ram etc?
Yeah has the YM, 512K Ram and 128K video ram.
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Re: TFMSX Design (Almost complete)

Post by PhilC » Sat Mar 20, 2021 12:50 pm

terriblefire wrote:
Sat Mar 20, 2021 12:50 pm
PhilC wrote:
Sat Mar 20, 2021 12:48 pm
And that's with the ym and extra ram etc?
Yeah has the YM, 512K Ram and 128K video ram.
Nicely done sir.
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Re: TFMSX Design (Almost complete)

Post by Gooeyblob » Sat Mar 20, 2021 12:58 pm

Nice.

3d printed case designed for the Omega here:
https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:468665

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Re: TFMSX Design (Almost complete)

Post by PaulJ_2.0 » Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:10 pm

I'm always blown away by the speed in which you create this stuff.

Now I do like the MSX, and emulate it often with my MiSTer, so this is making me start looking at buying one :)

Great work Sir!
I imagine the MSX community is less 'up it's own arse' than the Amiga one, and as such you will be revered as a god. :ugeek:


I take it you have a decent .vhd for content?

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Re: TFMSX Design (Almost complete)

Post by GadgetUK164 » Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:18 pm

Very cool project =D Always wanted to get an MSX, but they seem a bit pricey and so many different models - hard to know which to go for. This would make it nice and small and feature complete =D
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Re: TFMSX Design (Almost complete)

Post by terriblefire » Sat Mar 20, 2021 2:11 pm

PaulJ_2.0 wrote:
Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:10 pm
I'm always blown away by the speed in which you create this stuff.
It helps not to care if the first prototype works or not.

PaulJ_2.0 wrote:
Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:10 pm
Great work Sir!
I imagine the MSX community is less 'up it's own arse' than the Amiga one, and as such you will be revered as a god. :ugeek:


I take it you have a decent .vhd for content?
I've no intention of getting involved with the MSX community. I hear its on a par with Amigaland and honestly.... i'd rather read every tech manual ever written than interact with a know it all on a forum ever again .
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Re: TFMSX Design (Almost complete)

Post by PaulJ_2.0 » Sat Mar 20, 2021 2:41 pm

terriblefire wrote:
Sat Mar 20, 2021 2:11 pm
I've no intention of getting involved with the MSX community. I hear its on a par with Amigaland and honestly.... i'd rather read every tech manual ever written than interact with a know it all on a forum ever again .
Oddballs get everywhere I suppose. I was just expecting them to gravitate to one system :)

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Re: TFMSX Design (Almost complete)

Post by arkadiusz.makarenko » Sat Mar 20, 2021 6:01 pm

May I ask about parts availability? Is it possible to get them as NOS or those need to be acquired from MSX?
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