OCM: questions and answers

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Van mouser

Expert (90)

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15-05-2007, 22:08

I have wrote an e-mail to Bazix on the subject. I think that it is somewhat strange that they have completed exactly a batch thus hopefully it will be some spare OCM !

Van cax

Prophet (3740)

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16-05-2007, 12:37

I think that it is somewhat strange that they have completed exactly a batch

If the number of people wanting to buy OCM is bigger than a number of OCMs in the batch, then nothing strange happened. The batch is just sold out.

Van mouser

Expert (90)

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16-05-2007, 13:28

Of course, but why produce such an small batch losing an amount of potential buyers ?

Van wolf_

Ambassador_ (10076)

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16-05-2007, 13:42

I think it's partly based on the earlier pre-ordering, where the required 5000 wasn't met. Naturally part of this 5000 was Japanese, but Bazix prolly based their own stock on the amount of non-JP orders back then. (I'm mere guessing of course)

Van tfh

Prophet (3277)

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16-05-2007, 14:32

And besides that: I don't expect Bazix has stacks of money, so they could take a (large) stock of the OCM. Keeping stock costs money, you know Wink

Van ARTRAG

Enlighted (6913)

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16-05-2007, 18:23

Never the less, no clues about our OCM....

Van wolf_

Ambassador_ (10076)

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19-05-2007, 00:12

Would it technically be possible to send the OCM's video output to its USB, connect the other end of the USB cable to a notebook, and use the notebook's screen as OCM screen? That would be so handy on fairs, one notebook and an OCM is all you need!

Van AuroraMSX

Paragon (1902)

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19-05-2007, 12:37

Would it technically be possible to send the OCM's video output to its USB, connect the other end of the USB cable to a notebook, and use the notebook's screen as OCM screen? That would be so handy on fairs, one notebook and an OCM is all you need!Theoretically, it should be possible - there a lots of applications that do video-over-USB. Question is if a heardware design for that fits into the FPGA, next to your boosted MSX2 config...

As an alternative, you could use an USB video capturing device, like this one.

Van wolf_

Ambassador_ (10076)

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19-05-2007, 13:19

ah, rite, I think that'll do.. Cool

Van coldbreeze

Expert (127)

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19-05-2007, 17:09

OCMs seem to be available in Japan... Are the Japanese models much different from the ones that Bazix used to distribute?

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