Sunrise to produce second batch Nowind Interface

by Sky_hawk on 12-06-2008, 00:39
Topic: Hardware

Recently we've reported about the Nowind interface being finished. While the first batch will be produced by the Nowind developers them self, a possible -but realistic- second batch is announced to be produced by Sunrise.

Meanwhile, the Nowind interface has been tested on an MSX turbo-R and with 7 Mhz, and the test results were positive. For 7 MHz there may be a firmware upgrade later on to gain even more speed (at the moment it isn't twice as fast as on 3.58 Mhz yet). There have also been tests with a turbo-R in R800 mode and with DOS2, and these tests turned out positive as well.

Judging by what this device can do, the Nowind interface may very well become one of the most practical MSX hardware extensions you can buy these days, especially for cross-developers!

Relevant link: Nowind

Comments (7)

By PingPong

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12-06-2008, 16:25

1) Is nowind interface produced by sunrise? or nowind itself? or both?
2) where to order?

By Poltergeist

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12-06-2008, 16:32

Don't know what's unclear? First batch was/is produced by NoWind. Second (and maybe more?) batches will be produced by Sunrise...

I suppose you can contact sunrise

By PingPong

Prophet (3432)

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12-06-2008, 16:37


ok. But if anyone need to order one interface, where the order must be sent?

By Poltergeist

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12-06-2008, 16:40

Well, as the sunrise for MSX website is not updated yet, I would contact Sunrise (see link in my former post). He can tell you how to order, and when it will be available...

By wolf_

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12-06-2008, 17:02

I have a hunch that there will be oodles o' Nowinds in Bussum at the sunrise booth.. Tongue

By Sky_hawk

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12-06-2008, 17:09

Nowind Interfaces can be ordered at the nowind website. -> orders. As long as we have interfaces we will ship them, but we will not be making more, sunrise we (if all goes well be taking care of that)

By hap

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14-06-2008, 14:47

Sky_hawk: assuming you're one of the nowind guys, could you get on IRC rizon #msx please? I'm having trouble contacting nowind about usb interface payment details.