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by cheshirenoir
Sat Jan 21, 2023 1:45 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Look what's arrived!
Replies: 25
Views: 720

Re: Look what's arrived!

I just realised. I probably didn't let everyone know I'd updated the github!
https://github.com/cheshirenoir/CreatiV ... eplacement

If you're just after Gerbers to order...
CRVCRHS.zip
CRVCLHS.zip
CRVJOY.zip
Cheers!

John
by cheshirenoir
Mon Jan 16, 2023 12:21 pm
Forum: Other VTech systems
Topic: My homebrew games for the Laser 500 and VZ200
Replies: 3
Views: 83

Re: My homebrew games for the Laser 500 and VZ200

Ok so I couldn't get any to work. I converted them all to WAV (using CVZ2WAV), and ran them with "CRUN". They all loaded up with the same nonsensical name and rebooted at the end of loading. IMG20230116192920.jpg I don't have th 16K RAM expansion so it may have just been a memory issue, but in each ...
by cheshirenoir
Mon Jan 16, 2023 1:05 am
Forum: Games programming
Topic: Who would be so kind to test my 6 games on *real hardware*?
Replies: 8
Views: 145

Re: Who would be so kind to test my 6 games on *real hardware*?

I'll stick these in my real hardware over the next few days and see how they go.
Again, thanks for putting these out here for the community.

John
by cheshirenoir
Mon Jan 16, 2023 1:04 am
Forum: Other VTech systems
Topic: My homebrew games for the Laser 500 and VZ200
Replies: 3
Views: 83

Re: My homebrew games for the Laser 500 and VZ200

It just so happens that I have a genuine VZ200 at home right now. Happy to try them for you. It may not be today, but I'll definitely give them a go.

Thanks for making these for the community!

John
by cheshirenoir
Mon Jan 16, 2023 1:02 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Happy birthday MADrigal!
Replies: 10
Views: 12530

Re: Happy birthday MADrigal!

Hehe.
Happy birthday!
(I can't talk, I'm already in the club of 50)

John
by cheshirenoir
Mon Jan 09, 2023 1:04 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Suitable transformer
Replies: 2
Views: 66

Suitable transformer

I'm obviously a sucker for punishment... Now I want to replace the PSUs for the CVs :-D (Yes my Hanimex has no PSU) I was thinking this Transformer should do the job, assuming it was cased suitably... https://au.mouser.com/ProductDetail/Bel-Signal-Transformer/16-560-LPI?qs=0%2F2GmT7MRM8PiM2cPCp8WQ%3...
by cheshirenoir
Sun Jan 08, 2023 3:02 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Look what's arrived!
Replies: 25
Views: 720

Re: Look what's arrived!

Wonderful work!!!!! Will you be able to use the original top keyboard layer? Alas no. The buttons and caps stick up far too much for that. I was thinking, for a small additional fee, you could get these made in black PCB which would match closer to the original. Of course, if we could find some way...
by cheshirenoir
Sun Jan 08, 2023 2:59 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: New forum sections?
Replies: 1
Views: 47

Re: New forum sections?

I'm fine with the sections we have :-)

John
by cheshirenoir
Sat Jan 07, 2023 10:49 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Look what's arrived!
Replies: 25
Views: 720

Re: Look what's arrived!

So the new PCBs finally arrived and...
THEY WORK!
I didn't want to mention anything until I was sure, but yeah. they actually genuinely work. I am amazed.
I'll release the KiCAD documents and Gerbers tomorrow :-)
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John
by cheshirenoir
Sun Dec 25, 2022 2:13 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Happy Christmas
Replies: 3
Views: 82

Re: Happy Christmas

Same to you!

And to everyone here. We may have the worst BASIC, but we have the best community :-D

John