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by siggi
Sun May 17, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Zx81 (Ts1000) case technical drawings
Replies: 34
Views: 1303

Re: Zx81 (Ts1000) case technical drawings

Yes, the size seems to be the same. Distance between the "Europa hole" and the visible frame of the American hole is 13 mm, the distance to the EAR hole is 6 mm.
Siggi
by siggi
Sun May 17, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Zx81 (Ts1000) case technical drawings
Replies: 34
Views: 1303

Re: Zx81 (Ts1000) case technical drawings

The position of the American version TV socket is a little bit visible at the European case version (see pic).
So maybe the European socket is also visible on the Amercian case?

Siggi
by siggi
Sun May 17, 2020 8:56 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Zx81 (Ts1000) case technical drawings
Replies: 34
Views: 1303

Re: Zx81 (Ts1000) case technical drawings

There are 2 variants of the the case for 2 different locations of the TV connector: in Europe the connector is closer the the MIC/EAR/POWER sockets than in America:
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by siggi
Thu Apr 09, 2020 11:24 pm
Forum: Development
Topic: Pseudo HR prototype
Replies: 11
Views: 1489

Re: Pseudo HR prototype

Hi Stefano this is a picture on a good LCD colour monitor, generated by a ZX81NU (no ULA), having a BIGBANG-ROM. The pixels seem to be identical, so maybe the rom region, which is used as "character generator" by your program, is not modified compared to the original Sinclair rom. The picture ist st...
by siggi
Mon Mar 30, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: Development
Topic: Midiplayer, using a DUART and a LCD
Replies: 21
Views: 1547

Re: Midiplayer, using a DUART and a LCD

Meanwhile Joachim has updated the software of the LCD display: now it supports also German special characters (e. g. used by Nena ;) )
And I have modified the midiplayer for better readability of the Karaoke text:

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by siggi
Sat Mar 28, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: Development
Topic: Midiplayer, using a DUART and a LCD
Replies: 21
Views: 1547

Re: Midiplayer, using a DUART and a LCD

Did you think about confessing a voice synthesizer to sing? Indeed: https://forum.tlienhard.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?p=42838#p42838 :mrgreen: But that would require a conversion of text into vocals at realtime (between 2 MIDI-events) AND an AI to detect the language ... :mrgreen: @Moggy: here it is...
by siggi
Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:32 am
Forum: Development
Topic: Midiplayer, using a DUART and a LCD
Replies: 21
Views: 1547

Re: Midiplayer, using a DUART and a LCD

XavSnap wrote:
Wed Mar 25, 2020 6:25 pm
:oops:
Will be better with ...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aPxpnJl ... dio=1#t=65
Update: https://youtu.be/KMU-pI38kA4

:mrgreen:
by siggi
Wed Mar 25, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: Development
Topic: Midiplayer, using a DUART and a LCD
Replies: 21
Views: 1547

Re: Midiplayer, using a DUART and a LCD

XavSnap wrote:
Wed Mar 25, 2020 6:25 pm
:oops:
Will be better with ...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aPxpnJl ... dio=1#t=65
Voilà: https://youtu.be/-Wh_89-mxX8 :mrgreen:

@Moggy: Thanks for the link. Works perfectly :mrgreen:

Siggi
by siggi
Wed Mar 25, 2020 10:30 am
Forum: Development
Topic: Midiplayer, using a DUART and a LCD
Replies: 21
Views: 1547

Re: Midiplayer, using a DUART and a LCD

Hi Moggy I have downloaded a .KAR file ( Die Toten Hosen - Zehn Kleine Jagermeister.kar.txt , which seems to have MIDI format 0 and the midiplayer can play it and shows the text :mrgreen: But other KAR files I found, seem to have format 1 (cannot be played by my player). I am not able to convert it ...
by siggi
Tue Mar 24, 2020 10:08 pm
Forum: Development
Topic: Midiplayer, using a DUART and a LCD
Replies: 21
Views: 1547

Re: Midiplayer, using a DUART and a LCD

Moggy wrote:
Sun Mar 22, 2020 11:08 pm
Tubular bells side 1 and 2 so you can have nearly an hours music without being disturbed and also a Yamaha demo song from another PSR keyboard which again makes good use of the PSR sound table.
Yes, a lot of sound, but no text on LCD display ...