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U64 Streamer v1.2

Cosa posso fare con questo programma?

Con il nuovo Ultimate 64 firmware (> = 1.1c) di Gideon è disponibile un’opzione per ricevere streaming audio/video a 50fps attraverso una connessione di rete.

Puoi utilizzare questo programma anche per catturare immagini, audio o video.

Changelog v1.1a (21/07/2019):

  • Added audio capture

Download: U64 Streamer v1.2 (13)

source: u64streamer

U64 Streamer v1.1a

Cosa posso fare con questo programma?

Con il nuovo Ultimate 64 firmware (> = 1.1c) di Gideon è disponibile un’opzione per ricevere streaming audio/video a 50fps attraverso una connessione di rete.

Puoi utilizzare questo programma anche per catturare immagini o video.

Changelog v1.1a (07/07/2019):

  • Fixed settings window issue’s
  • Check on valid IP address, and issue with remote start checks.
  • GUI changes.
  • Added visuals to start stream and video recorder button.
  • Fixed window position for about and settings window.
  • Added button icons.
  • Stream statistics.
  • Optimized code.

Download: U64 Streamer v1.1a (46)

source: u64streamer

U64 Streamer v1.1

Cosa posso fare con questo programma?

Con il nuovo firmware dell’Ultimate 64 (> = 1.1c) di Gideon è disponibile un’opzione per ricevere streaming audio/video a 50fps attraverso una connessione di rete.

Puoi utilizzare questo programma anche per catturare immagini o video.

Changelog v1.1 (02/07/2019):

  • First official release.
  • Various fixes, bug reports i received from users.
  • Video capture: release of file handle.
  • Focus / minimize window / restore window problems.
  • Optimized stream start/stop functions.
  • Embeded menu: removed.
  • Floating menu, so menu is always visible but not in video output window.
  • Video capture window background set to black, there was a small grey line visible (not nice in OBS).
  • Option to start U64 streams remotely.

Download: U64 Streamer v1.1 (39)

source: u64streamer

U64/Ultimate-64 v1.21 Aggiornamento Firmware

E’ stato rilasciato un nuovo aggiornamento firmware per l’Ultimate-64 di Gideon.

Differences with previous release V1.20:

  • Based on the Ultimate-II+ firmware Version 3.5a.

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed UltiSid reset; should zero all registers to silence it.
  • Fixed debug register for regression testing.
  • Fixed directories that match file type extensions.

Download:

source: ultimate64.com

U64/Ultimate-64 v1.20 Aggiornamento Firmware

E’ stato rilasciato un nuovo aggiornamento firmware per l’Ultimate-64 di Gideon.

Differences with previous official release V1.18:

  • Based on the Ultimate-II+ firmware Version 3.5

Added features:

  • Real time streaming VIC video data over Ethernet
  • Real time streaming audio data over Ethernet
  • Read more about the streams here: Data Streams documentation
  • Added commands on TCP port to enable/disable these streams
  • Added commands to enable/disable emulated drives, over UCI
  • Added possibility to write to D64 images from the menu (e.g. copy PRG files into it).
  • Added DE00 and DF00 ranges as possible options for SID socket decodes
  • Printer emulation now supports color!

Improvements to VIC:

  • Sprite collision timing solved
  • Sprite to background collision problem solved
  • Sprite expansion timing corrected, also in combination with multicolor
  • Sprite retriggering fixed
  • Border color change timing one adjusted by one pixel
  • Various improvements to pass emufuxx0r tests. (incl. 50-pixel wide sprites)
  • Fixed loading sprite data when VIC is read AEC=1
  • Sprite timing fixed for NTSC

Improvements to CPU:

  • ANE (B) made to work.
  • Implemented SHA, SHS, SHX, SHY and LAX #imm
  • CPU PIO register floating inputs fixed.

SID improvements:

  • Improvements to ADSR envelope generator (fixes missing notes in e.g. Hawkeye 2018)
  • More realistic values for SID filter resonance
  • Added volume control for the SID digis
  • LowPass boost in sid mixer.
  • Improved anti-aliasing on resample filter in PAL mode
  • Improvements on SID player
  • Built-in SID player now supports MUS files as well (including stereo tunes)
  • Music files can be found here: http://www.c64music.co.uk/
  • Added support for toggling screen on/off in Sidplayer with S key.
  • Added support for song length in SID header.
  • Fixed correct SID model selection for SIDFX boards
  • Various other bug fixes

Other machine fixes:

  • U64 speaker volume fix.

Other bug fixes:

  • Another bug in the network stack that caused stack corruption and random crash
  • Copying a file from a container now restores extension
  • Fixed issue of copying file from .t64 files
  • Added ‘Enter’ option for .t64 files
  • User Interface improvements / fixes
  • Fixed telnet connection – removing header upon connect (fixes random copy actions)
  • Changed default hostname to match target

Thanks to:

  • David Horrocks for very useful input about VIC sprite handling and custom test programs
  • Rene Garcia for this addition of color to the printer emulation
  • Wilfred Bos for his improvements to the SID (and now MUS) player
  • Scott Hutter for added UCI commands
  • Martijn Wieland for his U64_Streamer PC application
  • Chris Verheijen for his critical ear on UltiSID.

Download:

source: ultimate64.com

U64/Ultimate-64 v1.18 Aggiornamento Firmware

E’ stato rilasciato un nuovo aggiornamento firmware per l’ultimate-64 di Gideon.

Differences with previous official release V1.10:

  • Based on the Ultimate-II+ firmware Version 3.4c
  • NTSC mode has been fixed, from 262 lines to 263 lines per frame.
  • SID autoconfig: If there is just one SID, give it the full address range.
  • Speaker volume setting added for U64.
  • Various fixes in the VIC sprite generator. This fixes many demos.
  • Preparations added for Elite version of the U64 board.
  • Adjusted analog colors, thanks to Matt Barszcz.
  • Fixed sprite collision register timing.
  • Fixed line 137 to 000 rollover. This fixes Lunatico three layer scroller
  • Added LED controls for the two Case LEDs
  • Fixed tape record to tap file.
  • Fixed various CIA issues. This fixed the Expert Cart unfreeze problem. Thanks to David Horrocks
  • Refined IRQ timing of the 6502 CPU core.
  • Added AC generator to support UserPort cable
  • Fixed the order of Flash images, to make SS5 NTSC and TAR NTSC work.
  • Fixed RES bit in $D016, should be writable. Thanks to David Horrocks.

Changes to the application, 3.4c, compared to previous 3.4:

  • Fixing homedirectory function. Added possibility to use wildcards.
  • Fixed file extensions. Makes songlengths load again.
  • Significant improvements to the Software IEC module.
  • Updates to SID player:
    • Implemented pause feature (using space bar)
    • Pause will now also mute 2nd and 3rd SID chip.
    • Fixed SID version check and SID header relocation.
    • Fixed display issue when SID model or clock is unknown.
    • Updated version of player and copyright year.

Download:

source: ultimate64.com

U64/Ultimate-64 v1.10 – U2+/U2 v3.4 Aggiornamento Firmware

E’ stato rilasciato un nuovo aggiornamento firmware per l’ultimate-64 / U2+ / U2 di Gideon.

U64 – Differences with previous official release V1.0B:

  • Based on Ultimate-II+ firmware Version 3.4
  • NTSC mode has been added. The switch can be found in the U64 Specific Settings menu
  • Added rudimentary support for USB Floppy disks (not completely done yet; as removal of floppy is not yet detected)
  • USB problems with low/full speed devices fixed; no more bus hang-ups in these cases. (No full HID support just yet..)
  • VIC collision problem fixed.
  • Improved 1541 compatibility; weak bit areas and floppy speed zones are now properly supported.
  • LED Strip support.
  • Various improvements ‘under the hood’

U2+ – Differences with previous official release V3.3a:

  • Added rudimentary support for USB Floppy disks (not completely done yet; as removal of floppy is not yet detected)
  • USB problems with low/full speed devices fixed; no more bus hang-ups in these cases. (No full HID support just yet..)
  • Improved 1541 compatibility; weak bit areas and floppy speed zones are now properly supported.
  • Various improvements ‘under the hood’

U2 – Differences with previous official release V3.2:

  • The USB2LAN problem is now fixed. This bug took me over 50 hours to find and fix.
  • Improved 1541 compatibility; weak bit areas and floppy speed zones are now properly supported.
  • All other under the hood fixes that were done for U2+ and U64 that apply for U2 are backported to the U2 as well.

Download:

source: ultimate64.com

Ultimate-64 (U64) – RGB LED – Keyboard Mount Set – S/N Stickers

11 February 2019 1 commento
U64 - RGB LED - Keyboard Mount Set - S/N Stickers

La strip LED RGB (APA102C) e’ una features che e’ stata aggiunta a partire dalla versione del firmware V1.0D, questa versione del firmware e’ prossima al rilascio.

Nelle foto si possono vedere due modelli diversi di KIT per il fissaggio tastiera e accessori, nNelle prime 7 foto (case trasparente) ho utilizzato il KIT venduto da PixelWizard.eu e nelle seguenti 10 foto (case stile SX-64) ho utilizzato il kit venduto da corei64.com

Ambedue i KIT fanno il loro lavoro e si integrano perfettamente con il case.

Solo una nota, ma e’ stato un mio errore, non ho letto bene la descrizione scritta sul sito, il kit venduto da corei64.com non e’ compatibile con la motherboard U64 v1.0 perche’ c’e’ l’adattatore tastiera, ho risolto abbastanza facilmnete tagliando un pezzo di plastica del supporto tastiera lato DX.

I due adesivi ULTIMATE 64 personalizzati con il proprio S/N e il Case C64C stile SX-64 sono in vendita sul sito PixelWizard.eu.

Il case C64C trasparente non e’ piu’ disponibile e proviene da un vecchia campagna su Kickstarter.

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U64/Ultimate-64 Aggiornamento Firmware – v1.0B

19 November 2018 Nessun commento

E’ stato rilasciato un nuovo aggiornamento firmware per l’ultimate-64 di Gideon.

Differences with previous official release V1.06:

  • SID has been improved quite a bit:
    • The internal SID is now consistently referenced as “UltiSID”, to avoid confusion with other SID products.
    • Various bugs, like the phase of the filters, and the routing of Voice 3 when the VOICE3OFF bit was set have been corrected.
    • A number of SID filter curves have now been implemented and can now be chosen from the configuration menu.
    • The resonance can be changed to two different settings.
    • Combined waveforms can now be selected between 6581 and 8580.
    • Internal bus charge in the SID is now emulated.
  • The 6502 core has been improved. All ‘stable’ illegal instructions are now fully operational:
    • SLO $07 $17 $03 $13 $0F $1F $1B
    • RLA $27 $37 $23 $33 $2F $3F $3B
    • SRE $47 $57 $43 $53 $4F $5F $5B
    • RRA $67 $77 $63 $73 $6F $7F $7B
    • SAX $87 $97 $83 $8F
    • LAX $A7 $B7 $A3 $B3 $AF
    • DCP $C7 $D7 $C3 $D3 $CF $DF $DB
    • ISC $E7 $F7 $E3 $F3 $EF $FF $FB
    • ANC $0B
    • ANC $2B
    • ALR $4B
    • ARR $6B (including decimal mode!)
    • SBX $CB
    • SBC $EB
    • LAS $BB
    • LAX $AB is stable with constant 00.
  • U64 settings are now restored when the machine resets. This resets the SID settings after using Auto Config + internal SID player.

Download:

source: ultimate64.com

Ultimate-64/u2/u2p Aggiornamento Firmware – v1.06 / v3.3 / v3.3 v1

7 October 2018 3 commenti

E’ stato rilasciato un nuovo aggiornamento firmware per l’ultimate-64 / Ultimate 1541 II / Ultimate 1541 II+ di Gideon e miglioramenti di Markus.

Changelog of Ultimate-64 / 1541 Ultimate 2+ by Gideon

    • NEW: Audio Mixer
    • 1541 Ultimate II+ only:
      • NEW: External Audio In
    • 1541 Ultimate II and II+ only:
      • Can now be used in Ultimate 64
    • Ultimate 64 only:
      • SpeedDOS Parallel Cable (needs e.g. DolpinDOS roms)
      • Interface type: Ultimate Menu picture overlay (HDMI-only)
      • USB keyboard support. Like earlier firmware, press scroll/lock to enter/exit the Ultimate menu.
      • Replacement of Charrom and BASIC.
    • Display *.64 files as a directory via FTP:
      • Every chosen FTP username enables this feature (*.d64 are shown as directory AND as *.d64 files)
      • The username “d64″ deactivates the listing of *.d64 files (*.d64 are only shown as directory)
      • The username “d642″ disables this feature completely, (*.d64 are only shown as files)

.. and there are many improvements not present in the changelog.

Note for the Ultimate 64:

You will need a kernel, basic and character rom after the upgrade. These roms are not included in the update. These roms are distributed with vice-emu, but you can also find them on zimmermans.net.

For instance, you could use these roms: 901225-01.bin (char), 901226.bin (basic) and 901227-03.bin (kernal). Roms with the .rom extension should also work.

Changelog of Ultimate-64 / 1541 Ultimate 2 / 1541 Ultimate 2+ by Markus

Changes in this release (compared to 3.3):

  • You can now flash more alternative kernals and floppy roms (1541 Ultimate II+: 2, Ultimate 64: 3).
  • Kernals and floppy roms can be loaded without flashing
  • Pressing the following keys while turning on the Ultimate 64 will change the video mode to
    • D => DVI
    • H => HDMI
    • R => RGB
    • C => Composite/S-Video
  • Fix writing to kernal via TCP Port 64 on Ultimate 64
  • Fix Fast Reset on “Original” Kernal on Ultimate 64

Download:

source: ultimate64.com github.com/markusC64

Ultimate-II – II+ & U64: Nuovo aggiornamento non ufficiale v3.2a v1

E’ stato rilasciato un nuovo aggiornamento firmware per l’interfaccia 1541 Ultimate-II+ / 1541 Ultimate-II e la nuova motherboard C64 Ultimate 64 di Gideon.

Changes in this release (compared to 3.2a):

  • Fast Reset for C64.
  • Improved d64 filesystem.
  • Poweroff function for the U64.
  • FTP Bugfix.
  • Bugfix in Paste function of the file browser.

How to update?

  • For the 1541 Ultimate-II:
    • Navigate to the unzipped file ‘3.2a_180411+_v1.audio.u2u‘ or ‘3.2a_180411+_v1.dualdrive.u2u‘ and select “Run Update”
  • For the 1541 Ultimate-II+:
    • Navigate to the ‘3.2a_180411._v1.u2p‘ file, and select “Run Update”.
  • For the Ultimate 64:
    • Navigate to the ‘3.2a_180411._v1.u64‘ file, and select “Run Update”.

Please note that the Ultimate 64 Firmware is build using a blob containing version 1.02 of the FPGA.

Download: 1541 Ultimate-II / Ultimate-II+ / U64 v3.2a v1 (339)

source: facebook.com github.com

Ultimate 64 Adesivo con numero seriale by RetroBit Lab

Questo adesivo può essere utilizzato per  Commodore 64 ma con la nuova scheda Ultimate 64 di Gideon installata.

L’archivio include l’immagine in formato .PSD (PhotoShop Document) e le fonts.

Genera il tuo Ultimate64 Badge Online: Ultimate64 badge by Marco Van de Meulenhof

Download: Ultimate 64 PSD Serial Sticker & Fonts (403)

Ultimate 64 by Gideon

Ultimate 64 by Gideon

The Ultimate 64 è un’implementazione hardware (FPGA) del Commodore 64 e include anche Ultimate-II + / LAN / Wi-Fi / HDMi / RGB e molte altre cose interessanti. Una soluzione ALL IN ONE!

Per ulteriori informazioni e ordini, visitare il sito web.

Ultimate 64 Unboxing:

Ultimate 64 RGB Output Example:

Ultimate 64 RGB Pinout:

Ultimate 64 RGB Pinout Ultimate 64 Scart RGB Pinout

Ultimate 64 Manosoft Princess Ultra C64SD 4.0 Test:

Ultimate 64 SIDTap Alternative Audio Output:

Ultimate 64 DigiFIX resistors removed:

source: ultimate64.com

Ultimate-64 aggiornamento Firmware – Core v1.02

E’ stato rilasciato un nuovo aggiornamento firmware per l’Ultimate-64 di Gideon.

Changelog:

  • Sprite Collisions.
  • Illegal graphics fetches.
  • Sprite DMA timing.
  • Nuvie Player.
  • NMI handling improved in 6502.
  • Illegal reads when BA=0 masked out (“PLA” issue)
  • Added debounce on Restore Key.
  • KCS power cart fixed (sprite graphics error)
  • HDMI/DVI Compatibility.

.. and there are many improvements not present in the changelog.

Download: Ultimate-64 Firmware Core v1.02 (385)

source: ultimate64.com

(English) Ultimate-64 (prototype) by Gideon

Ci spiace, ma questo articolo è disponibile soltanto in English.