Re: Announcement: VIMM - VIC20 Megademo Released

From: Bryan Pope (
Date: 2000-12-21 14:45:08

> What makes you think that the Oric-1 is better than the VIC-20?  Its
> hardware is more restrictive.  It is slower (a 6502 running at exactly 1
> megahertz), its video output is much worse (digital RGB output only, the
> video chip has a teletext-like functionality that can only be controlled
> by writing to memory, there is no easy way to read the raster beam
> position, except a "vertical retrace" signal with a hardware
> modification), and its keyboard is much worse.  It doesn't even have a
> joystick interface.  But it's better than the Spectrum, since it has a
> 6502 processor. :-)
Oric-1?  Do you have a web address with info about it?


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