OK, my exams are now over and I have a lot of CBM stuff to catch up on. What have I forgotten and what are people particularly interested in seeing? SFX Sound Expander schematics SFX Sound Expander patch editor / realtime synthesizer Magic Voice to 264 series convertor The last item is an idea I had in conjuction with the V364 ROMs which have appeared on FUNET in the past few days: http://www.funet.fi/pub/cbm/firmware/computers/plus4/364/index.html The idea is to make copies of the Speech ROM and optionally the Kernal ROM (though that's probably not required) and make an adaptor cartridge to connect a normal 264 series machine (C16, 116, plus/4) to a C64 Magic Voice. The cartridge needs to contain the V364 Speech ROM and a 0.1" 22x2 connector for attaching the Magic Voice. A patch lead will probably be added to the 264 series machine to get access to the SCS# line (F0 of the PLA). There could also be a phono socket for connecting the output of the Magic Voice to the External Audio In on the 264 series cartridge slot. The adaptor will need to disable the internal ROM in the Magic Voice, including preventing the ROM being enabled when certain Kernal addresses are on the bus, but still provide full access to the TI speech chip and its serial ROM (if it has one) using the new SCS# line. All of this *should* be possible, but since I don't actually own a Magic Voice (yet - one should arrive in the next few days) I wondered what other people thought of this idea. Does anyone have Magic Voice schematics? </hoping> Richard - This message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list. To unsubscribe: echo unsubscribe | mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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