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by Scouter3d
Wed Jul 06, 2022 9:15 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Replacement Membranes for Creativision controllers
Replies: 18
Views: 191

Re: Replacement Membranes for Creativision controllers

Hi Chesh,

Thx for the drawing!
I think i know would you mean... :0)

Maybe Shottky diodes will work? (low forward voltage drop)

Cheers, TOM:0)
by Scouter3d
Wed Jul 06, 2022 6:10 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Replacement Membranes for Creativision controllers
Replies: 18
Views: 191

Re: Replacement Membranes for Creativision controllers

Hi Chesh, can you please explain what you mean with switch with two diodes exactly... a small schematic drawing would be very helpfull :0) The Keyboard ports are a bit "fiddly" as they allready have diodes and resistors attached... IIRC i tried adding a "safety" diode on one of the lines to prevent ...
by Scouter3d
Sat Jul 02, 2022 6:08 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Creativision Cartridgeslot Differences
Replies: 4
Views: 28

Re: Creativision Cartridgeslot Differences

Hi, i forgot to insert "/"s infront of all Chipselect signals in the Laser 2001 / Salora Pinout, please add them in your mind :0)
by Scouter3d
Sat Jul 02, 2022 6:07 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Creativision Cartridgeslot Differences
Replies: 4
Views: 28

Creativision Cartridgeslot Differences

Hi,

here is an image describing the pinout of the cartridgeslot on Creativision, Creativision MKII and Laser 2001/Salora Manager...

Cheers, TOM:0)
Creativision_cartridgeslot_differences.jpg
by Scouter3d
Fri Jul 01, 2022 4:59 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Replacement Membranes for Creativision controllers
Replies: 18
Views: 191

Re: Replacement Membranes for Creativision controllers

Hi Chesh,

be very carefull with the joystickports! I burned quite a few of the Creativision I/O Chips while creating the PS/2 keyboardinterface...

Good luck!

TOM:0)
by Scouter3d
Thu Jun 30, 2022 10:44 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Replacement Membranes for Creativision controllers
Replies: 18
Views: 191

Re: Replacement Membranes for Creativision controllers

Hi Mobsie,

does NES style joysticks have 16 directions?

Cheers, TOM:0)
by Scouter3d
Thu Jun 30, 2022 8:54 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Replacement Membranes for Creativision controllers
Replies: 18
Views: 191

Re: Replacement Membranes for Creativision controllers

Hi, yesterday i found, that PCBWAY (or maybe other producers also) can produce also very thin PCBs (like 0.6mm or 0.8mm)... one possibility could be to produce such a thin Dual layer PCB where every "key" consists of a Contact, where all 3 necessary signals are present "entangled" like the 2 on the ...
by Scouter3d
Wed Jun 29, 2022 5:50 am
Forum: Introduce yourself!
Topic: Hello from Italy Ciao dall'Italia
Replies: 6
Views: 68

Re: Hello from Italy Ciao dall'Italia

Ciao LoAnMiLu,

First step: Insert a cartridge! Without cartridge the Creativision produces no Video Output...

Cheers, TOM:0)
by Scouter3d
Tue Jun 28, 2022 11:47 am
Forum: Introduce yourself!
Topic: Hello from Italy Ciao dall'Italia
Replies: 6
Views: 68

Re: Hello from Italy Ciao dall'Italia

Ciao LoAnMiLu,

welcome to the forum!

TOM:0)
by Scouter3d
Mon Jun 27, 2022 9:16 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Replacement Membranes for Creativision controllers
Replies: 18
Views: 191

Re: Replacement Membranes for Creativision controllers

Hi, yes, the biggest part is of recreating the membranes is Money-related... I would gladly take 3 Sets (i think left and right are different membranes? or not?) reaching 100sets sounds far fetched with such a small community... :0( Maybe some kind of crowdsourcing like kickstarter to "see" the dema...