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 Post subject: New Saturn ODE by Ced
PostPosted: Thu Nov 07, 2019 5:35 pm 


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 Post subject: Re: New Saturn ODE by Ced
PostPosted: Thu Nov 07, 2019 6:41 pm 



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Really nice to have options. Would be great to have more info on install requirements, etc.

I wonder if this will end up being available before the Satiator.


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 Post subject: Re: New Saturn ODE by Ced
PostPosted: Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:01 pm 



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Omg, it would be *killer* if he did it with just the ESP32!

I'm sure an ODE for either the PSX or the Saturn (and similar age disk consoles) is doable with the ESP32.
This $3 module will one day beat all the FPGA solutions! Will this be the first? :)


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 Post subject: Re: New Saturn ODE by Ced
PostPosted: Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:07 pm 


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rama wrote:
Omg, it would be *killer* if he did it with just the ESP32!


Wow, just looked up ESP32s they're really cheap


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 Post subject: Re: New Saturn ODE by Ced
PostPosted: Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:19 pm 



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Gunstar:
Well, the final consumer cost would be in the wizardry of poking the ESP32 registers just right, aka the software.
Scraping together the required knowledge from all the available partial sources and spotty documentation, that's the hard part.
But if the programmer does that and is inventive, the ESP modules can be amazing.


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 Post subject: Re: New Saturn ODE by Ced
PostPosted: Thu Nov 07, 2019 8:03 pm 


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Fantastic! Glad to have options, especially with the way the Rhea/Phoebe pre-orders are handled.

And if it's cheaper, sweet!
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 Post subject: Re: New Saturn ODE by Ced
PostPosted: Fri Nov 08, 2019 6:10 pm 


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rama wrote:
Gunstar:
Well, the final consumer cost would be in the wizardry of poking the ESP32 registers just right, aka the software.
Scraping together the required knowledge from all the available partial sources and spotty documentation, that's the hard part.
But if the programmer does that and is inventive, the ESP modules can be amazing.


You're right, don't want to undermine the hard work that goes into the software side and the value that has.

Ceb confirmed it's all emulated on the ESP32!


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 Post subject: Re: New Saturn ODE by Ced
PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2019 8:47 am 



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Gunstar wrote:
Ceb confirmed it's all emulated on the ESP32!

That's so impressive!
Up there with the ESP32 VGA or ESP32 games console projects, really.

Oh and I want it for my 4 dead-drive Saturns.. One for each please :D


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 Post subject: Re: New Saturn ODE by Ced
PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2019 12:14 pm 



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I'm definitely on board with these, if they will be widely available, and won't cost an arm and a leg.


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 Post subject: Re: New Saturn ODE by Ced
PostPosted: Sun Nov 10, 2019 2:54 am 



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I just want something with support for the redump set and a halfway decent gui that I can order in under 7 months without needing to be available to place my order within 30 seconds of the sale going live.


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 Post subject: Re: New Saturn ODE by Ced
PostPosted: Sun Nov 10, 2019 2:57 pm 


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Wolf_ wrote:
I just want something with support for the redump set and a halfway decent gui that I can order in under 7 months without needing to be available to place my order within 30 seconds of the sale going live.


Sigh....

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/deta ... epgg?hl=en

You can set this app to monitor text on a web page and make an alarm go off when it changes.

Set it for the text "Preorders are currently closed"

The second he opens shop you will know.


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 Post subject: Re: New Saturn ODE by Ced
PostPosted: Sun Nov 10, 2019 5:24 pm 


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Missed the chance to call it "Mundilfari" :D

In all seriousness though, this sounds great so far and it's always nice to have more options!


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 Post subject: Re: New Saturn ODE by Ced
PostPosted: Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:36 pm 



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Syntax wrote:
Wolf_ wrote:
I just want something with support for the redump set and a halfway decent gui that I can order in under 7 months without needing to be available to place my order within 30 seconds of the sale going live.


Sigh....

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/deta ... epgg?hl=en

You can set this app to monitor text on a web page and make an alarm go off when it changes.

Set it for the text "Preorders are currently closed"

The second he opens shop you will know.


I managed to order one for myself and 2 for other people over the years (sold them at cost to people that appreciated them). My point is it is bullshit.


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