Flashjacks cartridge by MRC user Aquijacks received a massive updating since its release as reflected below:

Ver 1.4

  • 1 SLOT expander. With the possibility of canceling or activating its four subslots for the internal insertion of any device synthesized and shown in this manual. Any device can use any subslot that we say.
  • 4 FlashROM units with 15 load mappers and several synthesized models of EPROMS that are self-selected by load predictive model (AMD, ATMEL, MICROCHIP, etc). The mappers have a predictive system that mixes the heuristics with a database. Each FlashROM unit has a loading capacity of up to 4 Megabytes each. All units have the possibility to use erasing and writing codes, etc, allowing you to read and record infinitely many times until it is turned off. It does not deteriorate due to the number of recordings. Access speed lower than 40nS and even 2nS peaks.
  • 4 MAPPER RAM units compatible even with the MSX1. Configurable from native 64kB (for some primitive MSX) up to 4 Megabytes each. Access speeds lower than 40nS and even 2nS peaks. Cartridge autorefresh without using the MSX itself.
  • 4 units MEGARAM compatible. Configurable up to 2 Megabytes each. Access speeds lower than 40nS and even 2nS peaks. Cartridge autorefresh without using the MSX itself.
  • 1 compatible SINFOX unit up to Ver 4.04 with access to SDCARD. Access to its EPROM of origin with its mapper and with the possibility of writing both in card and EPROM.
  • 1 SUNRISE compatible IDE unit. Autoconversion and on-the-fly operations to SDCARD card. The data is transformed IDE <-> SD transparently to the user. Compatible with NEXTOR SUNRISE IDE drivers Ver 2.1 Alpha2. Only compatible in LBA mode. Not compatible in CHS or other mode. Full read and write compatibility and SD switch against accidental writing. SDCARD access compatible to SDSC and SDHC up to 4GB which is what the NEXTOR driver allows. Future possibility of increasing capacities with modification of the drivers. Hot swap compatible extraction and insertion of SD card. All of them managed with a driver adapted for the Flashjacks.
  • 2 selectables PSG stereo sound units. Sampling rate 48khz 16bits per channel. No slots are lost.
  • 2 selectables SCC stereo sound units. Sampling rate 48khz 16bits per channel. The slot or occupied sublot are selectable. This device allows double slot occupation.
  • 1 selectable stereo FM sound unit. Sampling rate 48khz 16bits per channel. No slots are lost for audio capturing. In addition, you can add an FM-PAC unit with full synthesis where the internal soft is included with its original mapper and even an 8kbyte SRAM with predictive autosave.
  • 1 selectable OPL3 stereo sound unit. Sampling rate 48khz 16bits per channel. It can be transmuted into MUSIC MODULE FM, MOONSOUND FM or OPL3 as configured. With the ROM of FRS1.3 the capacities are increased and the FM can even be derived to the OPL3.
  • 1 selectable SAMPLER PCM 8bits sound unit. Compatible with the COVOX system or with the PCM of the MSX turbo R.
  • 1 selectable stereo compatible sound unit SN76489. Sampling rate 48khz 16bits per channel.

Relevant link: Flashjacks in action - video 1
Relevant link: Flashjacks in action - video 2

Comments (8)

By Pablibiris

Paragon (1677)

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30-09-2018, 18:20

Great,Aquijacks...GREAT!!
Impatient to get my updated unit Wink

By OeiOeiVogeltje

Paragon (1199)

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03-10-2018, 21:56

WHAT is this thing????
a bit of non-nerd english explanation please?

By OeiOeiVogeltje

Paragon (1199)

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03-10-2018, 22:08

i just find that its not for sale....
what???

By OeiOeiVogeltje

Paragon (1199)

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03-10-2018, 22:41

i want one!

By Aquijacks

Master (240)

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03-10-2018, 23:19

It is a cartridge with everything indicated above.
It is synthesis. It is not an emulation. It is real.
You can see and hear the flashjacks in YouTube videos. It is commented in Spanish but the sound is true to reality.
Search on YouTube the flashjacks channel and enjoy.
I'm sorry I can not sell abroad for now.
In my web you can download the full English manual:
www.acuariotuning.com/flashjacks

By OeiOeiVogeltje

Paragon (1199)

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17-10-2018, 00:22

why would one need a manual of a device almost nobody has?

By DrWh0

Paladin (712)

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18-10-2018, 22:38

OeiOeiVogeltje wrote:

why would one need a manual of a device almost nobody has?

Well, not exactly, I would say very limited quantities, keep in mind that the hardware is still being improved via bios updates...

By PAC

Guardian (4862)

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19-10-2018, 03:42

DrWh0 wrote:
OeiOeiVogeltje wrote:

why would one need a manual of a device almost nobody has?

Well, not exactly, I would say very limited quantities, keep in mind that the hardware is still being improved via bios updates...

You should take into account that (until now) only few lucky Spanish users were able to get the cartridge and you must understand that people overseas are not very optimistic if there are no other plans about new batches and distribution outside Spain. I hope this could change soon...

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