Re: [Ql-Users] QL-VGA

2020-01-10 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
John Southern via Ql-Users wrote:
> I have two questions
> 1) When can I buy one?

I don't know yet. Maybe in a few months if all goes well.

> 2) What are the advantages over an RGB/CGA/EGA to HDMI converter?

That is was designed exclusively with the QL in mind and it just
works. If you already have a converter that works for you, you
probably don't need QL-VGA.

Marcel

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Re: [Ql-Users] QL-VGA

2020-01-10 Thread John Southern via Ql-Users
I have two questions
1) When can I buy one?
2) What are the advantages over an RGB/CGA/EGA to HDMI converter?

Regards
John

On Fri, 10 Jan 2020, 8:30 am Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users, <
ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote:

> Pedantic? Or correct!
>
> I'm a pedant's baddest nightmare. ;-)
>
>
> Cheers,
> Norm.
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> On 9 January 2020 22:47:27 GMT, John Alexander via Ql-Users <
> ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote:
> >Indeed, one might say it's more of a mark up decription of what you
> >would like to see the hardware been rather than a S/W program to run on
> >the H/W.
> >Sounds so pedantic doesn't it ;-)JA
> >
> >On Thursday, 9 January 2020, 22:11:31 GMT, Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
> > wrote:
> >
> > See! I said I knew nothing! ;-)
> >
> >On 9 January 2020 16:29:50 GMT, Peter Graf via Ql-Users
> > wrote:
> >>Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users wrote:
> >>> I get that it's a software description of some hardware.
> >>
> >>Not software. It is simply a hardware description, and the result is
> >>pure hardware, i.e. flipflops, gates, wires. You can as well describe
> >>he
> >>same hardware in a schematic rather than text.
> >>
> >>It is important to understand that no emulation is involved and there
> >>is
> >>no difference to other logic chips, except that an FPGA can be
> >>re-configured. Like GALs, just more complex.
> >>
> >>From the same hardware description, is is also possible to manufacture
> >>customized chips, called ASICs, which have a fixed logic.
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Re: [Ql-Users] QL-VGA

2020-01-10 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
Pedantic? Or correct!

I'm a pedant's baddest nightmare. ;-)


Cheers,
Norm.
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On 9 January 2020 22:47:27 GMT, John Alexander via Ql-Users 
 wrote:
>Indeed, one might say it's more of a mark up decription of what you 
>would like to see the hardware been rather than a S/W program to run on
>the H/W.
>Sounds so pedantic doesn't it ;-)JA
>
>On Thursday, 9 January 2020, 22:11:31 GMT, Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
> wrote:  
> 
> See! I said I knew nothing! ;-)
>
>On 9 January 2020 16:29:50 GMT, Peter Graf via Ql-Users
> wrote:
>>Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users wrote:
>>> I get that it's a software description of some hardware.
>>
>>Not software. It is simply a hardware description, and the result is
>>pure hardware, i.e. flipflops, gates, wires. You can as well describe
>>he
>>same hardware in a schematic rather than text.
>>
>>It is important to understand that no emulation is involved and there
>>is
>>no difference to other logic chips, except that an FPGA can be
>>re-configured. Like GALs, just more complex.
>>
>>From the same hardware description, is is also possible to manufacture
>>customized chips, called ASICs, which have a fixed logic.
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