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Assembly and Replacement of the old DualSID with the MixSID

October 9th, 2016 No comments
Assembly and Replacement of the old DualSID with the MixSID

Assembly and Replacement of the old DualSID with the MixSID.

Unlike the DualSID i had to replace the two electrolytic capacitors (see picture) because the PCB of the MixSID is much more big and the two capacitors hinders the right installation of the PCB in the SID socket.

For the technical specifications of MixSID go here

Gallery:

source: henning-bekel.de

Categories: Hardware, News & Rumors, Today

JSIDPlay v2 v2.5 (Stable 2012)

March 26th, 2012 No comments

This is a new version of the Java SidPlayer (Command line & Gui Interface). This Java applet should work on Mac OSX, Linux and Windoze.

Download here the latest updated version of the Java SidPlayer.

source: jsidplay2.sourceforge.net

ACID 64 Player Pro v3.2

September 12th, 2011 No comments

ACID 64 Player Pro is the sequal of Acid 64 Player and is a cycle based Commodore 64 music player designed for playing SID tunes on sound cards/devices that have a real SID chip (6581/6582/8580) on board like the HardSID cards and HardSID 4U USB device.

ACID 64 emulates the MOS 6510 micro processor, the 6526 CIA chip and partially the 6569 VIC chip to run the code of a SID tune and it controls the SID chip on the device for playing the Commodore 64 music.

What’s new in version v3.2:

  • JSidDevice v1.2 support, get the new version at the JSidplay2 site.
  • Increased performance for building folder tree view.
  • Seeking back for some tunes could lead to stopping the voice bars.
  • Small improvements.

Download: ACID 64 Player PRO v3.2 (WIN32) (473)

source: acid64.com

ACID 64 Player Pro v3.1

September 2nd, 2011 No comments

ACID 64 Player Pro is the sequal of Acid 64 Player and is a cycle based Commodore 64 music player designed for playing SID tunes on sound cards/devices that have a real SID chip (6581/6582/8580) on board like the HardSID cards and HardSID 4U USB device.

ACID 64 emulates the MOS 6510 micro processor, the 6526 CIA chip and partially the 6569 VIC chip to run the code of a SID tune and it controls the SID chip on the device for playing the Commodore 64 music.

What’s new in version v3.1:

  • Stereo SID (2SID) support for: HardSID 4U, HardSID Quattro, multiple HardSID ISA/PCI cards.
  • JSidDevice v1.1 (beta version is available at JSidplay2 site)
  • Emulation improvements.
  • SID ID configuration is now embedded and can be overwritten as a preference setting.
  • Improved calculation of player speed.
  • Improved SID search for some characters, re-index required.
  • Made application UAC aware for Vista/Win7.
  • Automatic device changes can now be locked via context menu.
  • Many small improvements.

Download: ACID 64 Player PRO v3.1 (WIN32) (446)

source: acid64.com

Hybrid SID (chipTune) Player by Markus Gritsch

May 31st, 2011 No comments

The Hybrid SID is a portable SID Player with a OLED LCD and a USB connector.

The Hybrid SID plays the most common variety of chiptunes, music written for playback on a SID chip. Probably the biggest collection of SID music is the High Voltage SID Collection, which has 36,000 SID tunes, free to download.

This prototype use a real SID chip (6581/8580) for play music and a CUI32 PIC32MX Development Stick for the CPU (6510) Emulation.

A YouTube video is available here.

source: dangerousprototypes.com

Categories: Hardware, News & Rumors, Today

Modo – Computer Music Player v1.3

April 5th, 2011 No comments

This is a great 8/16 Bit music player for Android OS.

Plays music from:

  • Amiga tracker files (.mod .xm .it. .s3 .med)
  • C64 (SID Player, HVSC #54 Songlength DB integrated)
  • Nintendo SNES / NES / Gameboy
  • Sega Mega Drive (Genesis) / Master System
  • Amstrad CPC / ZX Spectrum / Atari Pokey

Features:

  • Sleep timer.
  • Volume boost.
  • Shuffle.
  • Direct seek within tracker formats.
  • Fast forward for other formats.
  • Not overloaded, just plays.

source: androidzoom.com

JSIDPlay v2 v2.0 Latest final version

September 27th, 2010 No comments

This is a new version of the Java SidPlayer (Command line & Gui Interface).

This Java applet should work on Mac OSX, Linux and Windoze.

Download here the latest final version v2.0 (Live Installer).

source: jsidplay2.sourceforge.net

ACID 64 Player Pro v3.0.4 (Windows)

September 12th, 2010 No comments

ACID 64 Player Pro is the sequal of Acid 64 Player and is a cycle based Commodore 64 music player designed for playing SID tunes on sound cards/devices that have a real SID chip (6581/6582/8580) on board like the HardSID cards and HardSID 4U USB device.

ACID 64 emulates the MOS 6510 micro processor, the 6526 CIA chip and partially the 6569 VIC chip to run the code of a SID tune and it controls the SID chip on the device for playing the Commodore 64 music.

What’s new in version v3.0.4:

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JSIDPlay v2 RC1

September 11th, 2010 No comments

This is a new version of the Java SidPlayer (Command line & Gui Interface).

This Java applet should work on Mac OSX, Linux and Windoze.

Download here the latest Beta Version (Live Installer).

source: jsidplay2.sourceforge.net

ACID 64 Player Pro v3.0.3 (Windows)

February 9th, 2010 No comments

ACID 64 Player Pro is the sequal of Acid 64 Player and is a cycle based Commodore 64 music player designed for playing SID tunes on sound cards/devices that have a real SID chip (6581/6582/8580) on board like the HardSID cards and HardSID 4U USB device.

ACID 64 emulates the MOS 6510 micro processor, the 6526 CIA chip and partially the 6569 VIC chip to run the code of a SID tune and it controls the SID chip on the device for playing the Commodore 64 music.

What’s new in version v3.0.3:

New:

  • Support for the new HardSID USB devices: Uno and UPlay.
  • Auto detection of turned on/off USB devices.
  • Added sorting on column of every grid.
  • Emulated SID reading.

Improvements:

  • When performing e.g. mute/unmute, filter on/off or pause then no time gap isn’t noticed anymore while playing on a USB device.
  • Seek bar is always going smooth now and still synched with the 6510 CPU clock.
  • Improved fast forward.
  • HardSID.dll isn’t required anymore for USB devices.
  • Many small improvements.

Fixes:

  • Works now without administrator rights.
  • When using dual monitor ACID 64 will now be centered on the screen instead of the desktop.

screenshot:

source: acid64.com