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RetroWiz AVR

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Here is our AVR project we are working since late 2011.
It is something like UZEBOX. But with another philosophy.
It is based on Jerry´s AVGA platform.
(He is also behind all RetroWiz; hardware, HW designer).
I am WWW and FORUM admin, enclosure designer.
We call our platform RetroWiz. (from "Retrocomputer Wizard" or "Retrogaming Wizard").

Our webpage will be here:

Our forum is online (since 12.nov.2012):

1st early prototype - brown AVGA y. 2009:
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Video AVGA platform:

Screenshot from AVGA platform:
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Hackaday Blog:

2nd prototype // green one y.2011-2012:
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3th prototype PCBs // blue one y.2012:
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Our JAVA game editor:
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{still work in progress, not final}

PCB half size of Raspberry Pi...
172x200 x 16 colors
beeper (simple FM synth codec in future)
menu and firmware on chip
20 mhz/8bit risc cpu (ATMEGA328)
stereo audio out
VGA out
PS/2 keyboard port for keyboard or arcade joy hacks
C language API
SD card port
good price

It will be awesome platform for beeper music (FM in future), pixelart, retrogames, indiegames, coding...

Join FORUM, join DEVELOPMENT and welcome to RetroWiz world...

Have a nice day.

retrowizretrowiz#gmail for more info...
Now we are running at 176x200x16 colors with scrollling and sprites:
[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=jKZxk85Ibuk[/v ideo]
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=jKZxk85Ibuk[ /youtube]
added on the 2013-04-07 02:23:18 by trc_wm trc_wm
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Why develop this when you can get a vastly-superior Gameduino or an STM4F ARM devboard for little money. A DIY project to have fun: sure! but I'm rather pessimistic about your business opportunities.
added on the 2013-04-07 15:18:21 by trc_wm trc_wm


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