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by walter
04 Aug 2022, 22:32
Forum: Kit assembly gallery
Topic: Gigatron reaches the Falkland Islands (eventually)...
Replies: 3
Views: 121

Re: Gigatron reaches the Falkland Islands (eventually)...

This Gigatron has gotten the nicest view of all of them!
by walter
31 Jul 2022, 20:13
Forum: Hardware and software hacking
Topic: gigatron cases?
Replies: 9
Views: 1648

Re: gigatron cases?

The font only contains the characters g, i, a, t, r, o, n. That means you can't use the capital G, just use a lower case G at the beginning. The "TTL" part needs to be in a regular font. Something like combining text("gigatron", font = "gigatron", size=6); with text(&qu...
by walter
31 Jul 2022, 16:51
Forum: Hardware and software hacking
Topic: gigatron cases?
Replies: 9
Views: 1648

Re: gigatron cases?

I thought, why is the logo on the back? But I see it's also on the front :)

Maybe you can use the official font to generate the logo.
by walter
02 May 2022, 08:29
Forum: Hardware and software hacking
Topic: Lies, Damned Lies and Benchmarks.
Replies: 23
Views: 1759

Re: Lies, Damned Lies and Benchmarks.

Nice. 190 times faster and 200.000 times more expensive :)

Still, the Cray-1 is better looking than the Gigatron. There's in in the Heinz Nixdorf museum in Paderborn Germany.
by walter
08 Feb 2022, 09:03
Forum: Kit assembly gallery
Topic: Gigatron deserves a gold frame
Replies: 2
Views: 578

Re: Gigatron deserves a gold frame

That looks nice 8-)
by walter
06 Feb 2022, 10:03
Forum: Hardware and software hacking
Topic: I made a ROM full of games
Replies: 11
Views: 1512

Re: I made a ROM full of games

Nice!
by walter
19 Jan 2022, 14:11
Forum: Hardware and software hacking
Topic: Gigatron 512k and more
Replies: 35
Views: 4809

Re: Gigatron 512k and more

It doesn't need to be purist :) Anything that's fun to do is good! Especially if you or others learn from it.
by walter
17 Jan 2022, 20:45
Forum: Hardware and software hacking
Topic: Gigatron 512k and more
Replies: 35
Views: 4809

Re: Gigatron 512k and more

Just to be clear: by saying the design is different I didn't mean to say that is a bad thing.. it is wonderful to see people inspired by the Gigatron and how the Gigatron provides a reasonable easy entry point for people to extend stuff and try out ideas. Having you or anybody else create something ...
by walter
17 Jan 2022, 19:30
Forum: Hardware and software hacking
Topic: Gigatron 512k and more
Replies: 35
Views: 4809

Re: Gigatron 512k and more

Although the board is certainly different from the Gigatron itself in terms of design, I must say it is very cool it is playing MSCP. Marcel would have loved that. Well done.
by walter
11 Jan 2022, 09:57
Forum: Support
Topic: Failing to register for this forum
Replies: 0
Views: 786

Failing to register for this forum

I see a lot of bounces when people want to register for the forum using a Gmail address. The registration mail is sent, but somehow Gmail decides it's spam and refuses it: <<< 550-5.7.1 [xx.xx.xx.xx 12] Our system has detected that this message is <<< 550-5.7.1 likely unsolicited mail. To reduce the...