Furrtek decapped the PC Engine platform’s (PCE/TurboGrafx-16/CoreGrafx/SuperGrafx/Duo/etc) video generator chip, the HuC6270, back in November, and then sent it to John McMaster for photographing and imaging. John just published an extremely high resolution map of the chip that can be used for reverse engineering. Decapping is the process of removing the casing of an integrated […]
Furrtek, mostly known for his excellent work with Neo-Geo hardware and FPGA, just released a 36-page documentation depicting his process of reverse-engineering the original DMG-001. In a 191-hour meticulous process, Furrtek was able to draw schematics for the following: All APU logic. All PPU logic. All I/O and timer logic. All DMA logic. All interrupt […]
Furrtek has just posted a Neo Geo FPGA progress update on his Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/posts/progress-january-24218461 The post is subscriber-only, so I don’t want to share the whole story…but it looks like Furrtek has games running!!! At the moment, it’s video only, but he thinks he’ll be able to integrate Jotego’s YM core pretty easily. Please consider supporting […]
Furrtek has just posted a progress update to his MiSTer FPGA core for the Neo Geo. While it’s not quite in a usable state, it’s an exciting advancement from his Patreon post a few months ago. There’s some speculation that this core will require a larger RAM upgrade than is currently used on the MiSTer, […]
Just a friendly reminder: Furrtek is closing sales of his VirtualTap TV-out mod this Saturday, December 1st. He’s already released the open-source design file on github, but this is your last chance to support the creator and buy direct! Show some VB love and place your order here: http://furrtek.free.fr/virtualtap/ Virtualtap: 5 days left to enter […]
As previously promised, Furrtek has released the schematics for his Virtual Boy TV-Out project called the Virtual Tap. He’s still taking orders for the current batch he’s making, but only until the end of December: http://furrtek.free.fr/virtualtap/ https://github.com/furrtek/VirtualTap Code, schematics and layout, as promised 🙂 https://t.co/X2csOy6gHwI'll be taking orders for kits until the end of December, […]
Furrtek has just posted an update to the NeoGeo CD SD loader project. Progress has been made on the menu and 95% of the games are now running. I believe there’s still work left to do on getting CD audio working, but that’s still some excellent progress!