What will a Pyra be able to do that the OpenPandora can't do now?


WizardStan

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Depends on where in the stack you're expecting the DAC. As Eight Bit says, it's got a DAC which is required for audio output, but that's basically tied directly to the audio system so you can't really do much with it other than play audio: if that's all you were hoping for then no problem! Got you covered man.
For more exotic use cases, I suppose you could write some software to directly interface with the audio subsystem, dump your raw digits out as "sound" and plug whatever analog device you need to control into the headphone jack, but that's a lot of work, probably more than it's worth: you can probably just get a USB DAC from somewhere and use that instead.
Incidentally, this is how the Square card readers work, more or less, using the "speaker" to power it and the "microphone" as an ADC to record the card data, but I digress.
 

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The Pyra doesn't even have any analogue outputs (the Pandora only had a handful on the ext connector). I'm not sure what you'd plug into a DAC on a consumer device like the Pyra other than a set of headphones.
 

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Will we get perfect emulation of these systems on pyra

Commodore Amiga A1200, Sharp X68000 and Atari ST?
 

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Will we get perfect emulation of these systems on pyra

Commodore Amiga A1200, Sharp X68000 and Atari ST?
The Pandora is maybe sometime a bit "short" on the CPU side for A1200 emulation, but for Sharp X68000 and AtariST, I would say Pandora is already very good. Pyra will certainly be the same.
 
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