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VCFe 20.0 – over and out

VCFe 20.0 is over, all of a sudden, and we had lots of fun as always. Many thanks to everyone stopping by at our table, especially to those who voted for us at the poll. We got the fo(u)rth place. … Continue reading

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Vintage Computer Festival Europe

Das VCFe steht wieder vor der Tür. Am kommenden Wochenende, also vom 27.4. bis 28.4., findet das Vintage Computer Festival Europe in München statt. Das diesjährige Motto ist “Pixelritter – Programmieren am Limit”. Und auch auf dem Steckschwein werden wir … Continue reading

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Make Munich 2019 – It’s been our pleasure

Make Munich 2019 was awesome. Thanks to everyone who helped making this great event possible. Again, we are stunned by how much positive feedback we got from so many people. Thank you all!! Also, like in 2016, our booth was … Continue reading

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Meet us at Make Munich, 2.3. – 3.3.2019

Check out our homebrew 65c02 8bit goodness including our brand new video/sound-hardware at the Make Munich fair. We’ll also have BASIC, Forth, a couple of games and candy. Our booth is in Hall 1, Booth Nr. 49, in the “Electronic … Continue reading

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Fixing the white screen problem on a Tekway DST1062B oscilloscope

The Tekway DST 1062B (also known unter the Hantek or Voltcraft brand) is an inexpensive 60MHz digital storage oscilloscope, which is very much hackable and has proven to be worth its weight in gold pressed latinum. More recently, my scope … Continue reading

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V9958+OPL2-Boards are there

The newly made boards made their way from China to Munich. Starting now, the multi board version of the Steckschwein is made up of 3 Boards: CPU/Memory, IO/UART and V9958-OPL2.

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New V9958-Board with integrated OPL2

It’s time for another hardware upgrade. Since we really want to get our single board Steckschwein done, we are going for higher integration of our multiboard prototype. After integrating the UART to the IO-Board, we integrate the OPL2 sound part … Continue reading

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Save the date: VCFb – 13.10.-14.10.

We are very excited that we will be exhibiting the Steckschwein at the Vintage Computing Festival Berlin . Also, we will be holding a talk about everything Steckschwein on Saturday, the 13.10. at 10:30. The Vintage Computing Festival Berlin will … Continue reading

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WOZMON – a memory monitor in 256 bytes

The woz monitor, also known as WOZMON, is a pretty simple memory monitor and was the system software located in the 256 byte PROM on the Apple I. Wozmon is used to inspect and modify memory contents or to execute … Continue reading

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VCFe diesmal ohne Steckschwein

Zum ersten Mal in der Geschichte des Steckschweins sind wir dieses Jahr nicht als Aussteller auf dem VCFe dabei. Das Kommen lohnt sich aber trotzdem – diesmal findet das VCFe nämlich im Leibniz-Rechenzentrum der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Garching … Continue reading

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