PCE (2017-04-20) Emulator & Simulator

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PCE (2017-04-20) Emulator & Simulator

Postby paulwratt » Tue Jun 13, 2017 2:46 pm

FYI there is a new version of this Emulator and Simulator, PCE
http://www.hampa.ch/pub/pce/pre/pce-20170420-f2373dc/
the info on the website (and to a certain degree) is from 2013, ie the STFM is about 100%, incl. sound
(Hampa Hug is due to update the website)

NOTE: I have not stress tested this emu, but (in the past) have seen a few demos running fine.

Anyway the main reason for posting here is the follow config:
STFM, TOS1.04, 2x 1.44Mb Floppy (images or /dev), 4x ASCI HD (images or /dev), 11Mb ST-RAM, Viking 1280x960 mono

with Dynamic CPU setting on a RPi2, GemBench v6 (B26) show ~860% CPU (STFM)

Combined with 11Mb ST-RAM, MyHatari is usable, so here is the Viking driver too.

(NOTE: this may also be the missing driver for the UNIX TT030 HD image floating around)

some systems available:
AtariST (STFM)
RC759 Piccoline
Classic Mac (Mac Plus)
IBM XT
Olivetti
CP/M machine
SimARM (v5)
SimPPC (405)
SimST32
Sim6502

build from source is quite simple, ./configure output libraries used (found)

Cheers

Paul
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Re: PCE (2017-04-20) Emulator & Simulator

Postby Faucon2001 » Tue Jun 13, 2017 10:21 pm

Hi Paul,

Thanks for the info.
What is it actually? Is it a multi computer emulator or an st emulator running on different platforms?
What is the benefit compared to Hatari?
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Re: PCE (2017-04-20) Emulator & Simulator

Postby kodak80 » Wed Jun 14, 2017 1:20 am

Faucon2001 wrote:Hi Paul,

Thanks for the info.
What is it actually? Is it a multi computer emulator or an st emulator running on different platforms?
What is the benefit compared to Hatari?


Here is the website: http://www.hampa.ch/pce/about.html
Hope this explains. I have not used it myself but have seen references for converting SCP disk images in the past.
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Re: PCE (2017-04-20) Emulator & Simulator

Postby AtariZoll » Wed Jun 14, 2017 7:27 am

Nice to see new emulators for oldies. This seems as relative easy portable - well, maybe that was one of goals :D
As is, will hardly compete with popular Atari ST emulators for Windows, Linux. But some tablet v. , easy to use could be nice :D
Raspberry using basically same CPU as Android tablets, I guess.
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