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    I could be very wrong but I thought that much of...

    I could be very wrong but I thought that much of the amazing work by BradC, mpark, etc relies, or relied, on information that was reverse engineered not on openly published specifications.

    --...
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    There seems to be the assumption that I want...

    There seems to be the assumption that I want Parallax to give everything away for free, or give away the secrets of their chips. Thats not really the case.

    I grabbed a few questions to answer. I...
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    I will come back later tonight and post my...

    I will come back later tonight and post my thoughts. I am trying to get the forum search function to pop up the original threads which caused me to give up the Propeller.

    One thing though. To me...
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    To me this is a case where actions speak louder...

    To me this is a case where actions speak louder than words.

    Right now I refuse to use propeller chips in my projects and I try to talk anyone out of using them if they are considering using them. ...
  5. Thank you for the info. Very interesting. With...

    Thank you for the info. Very interesting.

    With my Hydra I have to plug and unplug the USB cable several times before the IDE will recognize the Propeller and let me program it. I haven't had this...
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    I thought Discovery Store was going out of...

    I thought Discovery Store was going out of business.

    --Chris
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    Keep in mind that if you don't buy the Hydra but...

    Keep in mind that if you don't buy the Hydra but instead buy the Proto Board you will need to get a Prop Plug or some other mechanism for programming the Propeller.

    If you buy the Proto Board, the...
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    It all depends on what your goals are. If you...

    It all depends on what your goals are.

    If you want to build the Hydra to save some money, well, I wouldn't bother. By the time you track down all the parts and put together a board and thats...
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    I have Paralles with XP installed in it. I have...

    I have Paralles with XP installed in it. I have bootcamp with Vista installed in it. I have extra machines around that have Windows on them. I keep a old Laptop around with Windows 98 for some stuff...
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    Thanks for the reply. I completely understand the...

    Thanks for the reply. I completely understand the time involved in documentation. I always put the time into my project schedules but it seems to be the first thing we start to take time out of when...
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    I don't think its fair to say the fact that...

    I don't think its fair to say the fact that no-one has used the reversed engineered information to build a non-windows IDE is proof that no-one wants one or is willing to do the work.

    I want one,...
  12. I too would like to see a the Propeller tools on...

    I too would like to see a the Propeller tools on OS X. Yes I have Parallels, bootcamp and a couple of Windows machines around I can use but I would always choose OS X over any of those others if I...
  13. I appreciate everyone's input. I especially like...

    I appreciate everyone's input. I especially like the variety of ideas. Gives me plenty to think about.

    On using the SX48 to get the extra I/O. I considered that but I am not comfortable doing the...
  14. Looking for advice on driving a moderate number of LED's

    I have a project I am working on that needs to individually drive up to 27 LED's. The most it would turn on simultaneously is 24.

    I would like to use a SX28 to store the logic but I am sure that...
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    It reminds me of the Atari 2600. The core machine...

    It reminds me of the Atari 2600. The core machine was pretty limited but the games got better and better and some of the late games, like Solaris by the author of Star Raiders, looks great.

    In...
  16. Ok. I think I got it. I saw the modification...

    Ok. I think I got it. I saw the modification being done but it didn't register what was happening.

    So if I understand correctly:

    : par rdlong 0,t1

    establishes : par as being those...
  17. Question about the use of 0 in prop assembly

    I am reading through the code in TV.spin and there are a couple of lines that I am not sure what they do. They all seem to use 0 as a location to copy things into.

    Specifically (I don't have the...
  18. Propeller/Hydra folks in the SE Wisconsin area

    I was wondering if there were any other folks here working with the Propeller or Hydra who are in the SE Wisconsin area, Madison, or even Northern Illinois.

    I thought that if there were enough of...
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    This one is an easy choice for me. More memory. ...

    This one is an easy choice for me. More memory.

    For me, right now, 8 cogs is plenty for my projects, especially if you ended up making them faster. What I am constantly struggling with is the...
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    Impressed with the Hydra

    Today I got home from work and was happy to see that the box with my Hydra was waiting at the door.

    I have to congratulate Parallax and Andre' on a great job putting together the Hydra. When I...
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