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Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 17 August 2019, 13:10
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Posted By Hombre40
Popping up this thread 4 year later to signal...

Popping up this thread 4 year later to signal this Question (by me) and its accepted Answer (by another user, but I reached the same conclusion) from Retrocomputing StackExchange:...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 June 2017, 15:22
Replies: 50
Views: 9,058
Posted By Hombre40
Just did and indeed you are right, no mention of...

Just did and indeed you are right, no mention of texture mapping. Also the AAA register list does not mention anything texture mapping related. Yet, I was sure :( My memory is starting to suck :(
Forum: Amiga scene 20 June 2017, 00:24
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Views: 9,058
Posted By Hombre40
I remember clearly Dave Haynie saying in one...

I remember clearly Dave Haynie saying in one interview that the AAA Blitter could do texture mapping, aside from the usual minterm copying of pixels. Notably, Hombre's Blitter has them both too...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 June 2017, 02:12
Replies: 50
Views: 9,058
Posted By Hombre40
Both the blitter and copper are indeed very...

Both the blitter and copper are indeed very similar to the old ones that we know. Some of the differences are below:

The copper has a real "jump" instruction that support a 1-level subroutine...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 June 2017, 18:32
Replies: 51
Views: 13,147
Posted By Hombre40
For the record, the files on bombjack.org can't...

For the record, the files on bombjack.org can't be accessed anymore. Does anyone have a copy of the Devcon documents and can pass them along?
Forum: Amiga scene 30 May 2017, 23:19
Replies: 50
Views: 9,058
Posted By Hombre40
It certainly would have disappointed the entire...

It certainly would have disappointed the entire community at the time. I remember my reaction when I first read about Commodore thinking about Windows NT as an OS... thought it was a way of saying...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 May 2017, 21:53
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Views: 9,058
Posted By Hombre40
Don't know why, but the Acutiator design by Dave...

Don't know why, but the Acutiator design by Dave Haynie included the very same piece of hardware, even if al the regular chipsets had all a blitter (I think it's called the transfer processor or...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 May 2017, 19:01
Replies: 50
Views: 9,058
Posted By Hombre40
They are a pretty detailed high level description...

They are a pretty detailed high level description of the system. Totally breaking with the Amiga architecture, but some ideas are beefed up ideas from the Amiga, I'd say. The hardware 3D support...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 May 2017, 03:01
Replies: 50
Views: 9,058
Posted By Hombre40
Hi Toffee, this is the same touya from Youtube,...

Hi Toffee, this is the same touya from Youtube, glad you asked it here.

I believe for a start uploading it in The Zone would be a good idea, provided Ed Hepler gives you the green light. We may...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 July 2016, 11:00
Replies: 13
Views: 1,585
Posted By Hombre40
Finally, I managed to upload the picture. ...

Finally, I managed to upload the picture.
https://s20.postimg.org/6ka9s4m61/IMG_20160716_151341.jpg (https://postimg.org/image/6ka9s4m61/)

How bad is it?
Forum: support.Hardware 17 July 2016, 08:59
Replies: 13
Views: 1,585
Posted By Hombre40
So what would those blackened copper lines be?...

So what would those blackened copper lines be? I'm trying to underastand what happens. Like, the battery leaks corrode the coating layer put over the copper lines to avoid oxidation, so the copper...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 July 2016, 15:55
Replies: 13
Views: 1,585
Posted By Hombre40
A500Plus battery leaked?

Hi all,
today I retrieved my old A500Plus from the cellar. It looks mostly ok, but I opened it and I can see blackish lines around the battery. I guess these are the dreaded leaks? How bad it is? Is...
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