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Playing Games Without Changing TVport?

Giuseppe Marra

Posts 14
15 Jan 2021 06:55


Hello,

One question regarding the DIGITAL-VIDEO connected to the V1200.
If I start a game I will have black screen, I think because of resolution problems and I have to switch the port to play the game.
Is it somehow possible to play, staying at the DIGITAL-VIDEO used on the Vampire?
If yes, could somebody give me some solutions?
And if not, how do you manage it for best? With a switch or better solutions?
Thanks in advance.


Andrew Miller

Posts 299
15 Jan 2021 10:31


Any games that use the Amiga hardware will only output through the Amiga ports.
  I use a scart to DIGITAL-VIDEO converter and just change my tv source between them. I'm sure there are better solutions.

If Gold 3.0 comes out for the V1200 it will implement the Amiga hardware in the FPGA and then everything will be via DIGITAL-VIDEO.


Giuseppe Marra

Posts 14
15 Jan 2021 10:43


Thanks to share your setup.
Somebody knows if Gold 3.0 is planned, developed for v1200?
Or itís only something what never will be realized?
Iím trying to find the best solution, and if I know that in a certain time 3.0 will come, my setup I will configure it different.
Thanks.


James Husted

Posts 70
15 Jan 2021 10:56


It is reccomended to buy a Vampire 4 Standalone for this as until the AGA is fully fleshed out it wont be back ported and even though you already have AGA in order to get all video from the Vampires Video out you need the Vampire to do the chipset too.


Giuseppe Marra

Posts 14
15 Jan 2021 11:24


Itís not my goal now to buy a stand-alone after 1 year waiting for the Vampire V1200.
I will hope in something.


James Husted

Posts 70
15 Jan 2021 14:35


you will hope a long time as like I said the team wont be backporting AGA to Vampire 2 until Vampire 4 is well developed... it currently is a work in progress. Maybe get a monitor that has both DIGITAL-VIDEO and VGA at 15khz?



Vito Leva

Posts 40
15 Jan 2021 17:14


Giuseppe Marra wrote:

  Itís not my goal now to buy a stand-alone after 1 year waiting for the Vampire V1200.
  I will hope in something.
 

 
Hi, I solved it by purchasing an OSSC and DIGITAL-VIDEO switcher ...
So i can use the same monitor DIGITAL-VIDEO port.....


Jean-Baptiste Bolcato

Posts 60
15 Jan 2021 18:10


It's a good point though, anyone found an DIGITAL-VIDEO converter and switcher that reliably switch between Vampire <> AmigaRGB automatically as we launch games from our beloved coffin RTG workbench?
Bit of a pain to reach for the remote, or even press a button on a little box... any way to tie this to a keyboard shortcut would be incredible.


Maurizio Tirone

Posts 45
15 Jan 2021 19:02


Any signal splitter and go ... I have everything on two VGA inputs, switching from RTG to RGB whenever I need.

There are also users who use Monitor-tv with different inputs and find themselves very well, you have to see what needs you have and what you want to do with AMIGA!


Giuseppe Marra

Posts 14
15 Jan 2021 20:11


Jean-Baptiste Bolcato wrote:

It's a good point though, anyone found an DIGITAL-VIDEO converter and switcher that reliably switch between Vampire <> AmigaRGB automatically as we launch games from our beloved coffin RTG workbench?
  Bit of a pain to reach for the remote, or even press a button on a little box... any way to tie this to a keyboard shortcut would be incredible.

That would be really amazing if something like that is existing.


Jd 64

Posts 20
28 Jan 2021 21:09


You can get automatic hdmi switchers which work very well if using an OSSC and Vampire together however these switchers are expensive and interlace mode can flicker on the OSSC.




Pitteloud Stephane
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 64
30 Jan 2021 09:17


Can you describe your configuration with OSSC and the Vampire toghether, and maybe show how the switching is done ?


Jd 64

Posts 20
30 Jan 2021 11:36


You can see a demonstration of it here.

EXTERNAL LINK 

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