1st fix for badge Verilog

A project log for Spirit Retro Handheld

Attempt to add even more Retro Spirit to Hackaday Supercon'19 badge :)

shaosSHAOS 10/06/2023 at 05:581 Comment

Existing SOC verilog has an issue with framebuffer graphics - it's showing only EVEN lines (twice each) and ignoring ODD lines:

Fixed SOC shows it like this:

Before and after on existing program:

This is a PR:

Pull request also has a program that showing this image:

Image itself is 16-color 736x288 and program takes 720x288 part of it and "squeezes" it into screen 480-pixel width using generated 256-color palette, that helps to represent THREE 16-color pixels as TWO 256-color pixels using this formula for every color channel NEWCOLOR = (C1 + 0.5 * C2)/1.5 (in more sophisticated way for speed).

And this also fixes HDMI output (that looks a little worse than screen on the badge because of upscaling):


SHAOS wrote 11/30/2023 at 07:12 point

My pull-request was merged :)

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