PIN2DMD - Interest in a 3rd round?

astyy

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Dont be nosey :-)
Just throwing it in, but for Sam and Spike machines it's recommended to use Pinball Browser to colour, https://pin2dmd.com/pinball-browser/ it's a different perhaps easier approach that modifies the frames from the Rom rather than working from recordings.

I have no real experience of these, perhaps somebody can confirm if Pin2DMD Editor can still be used for basic palette changes etc
 
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No knowledge from me on this @astyy - so would be interested to hear of any experience.

My assumption is that the custom palette approach would work - be good to know from anyone that has the ability to test.
 
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keep it up!
Ha thx, to keep things original I don't look at the alternatives but that scene is lifted straight from the DVD cover so was bound to be similar.

For me, Step 2 with an uncoloured game (Step 1 being set a decent default pallet) is to colour the score scene as this is visible a lot of the time so might as well go multicolour day 1 as it's easy. So from screen 1 to screen 2 below.

After that can play away and pick on the common scenes (ball launch, drain, game over) and colour as you can be bothered.

Hopefully within time one of the decent artists would have covered your game for a few beer tokens. There seems to be a lot of skillful work adapting the colouring to work reliably on "real" pinball.

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Hey, the green with Congo looks really good! Would love to add that!

I got one of mine from a seller that recieved it on may30th from group buy (has an invoice with your name on it)
 

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Hey, the green with Congo looks really good! Would love to add that!
You can set a "greens" default palette using the onscreen menu buttons on the back of the Pin2DMD (ref. 3.The onscreen menu at pin2dmd.com). However, if it's the same palette as in the editor the darkest Green needs brightening as it's almost discernible from black. You'll know as it'll look like below when set. I can email you some files for your SD card to try if you don't want to muck with the editor.

Default Green Palette in Editor
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Tweaked Green Palette in Editor
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You can set a "greens" default palette using the onscreen menu buttons on the back of the Pin2DMD (ref. 3.The onscreen menu at pin2dmd.com). However, if it's the same palette as in the editor the darkest Green needs brightening as it's almost discernible from black. You'll know as it'll look like below when set. I can email you some files for your SD card to try if you don't want to muck with the editor.

Default Green Palette in Editor
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Tweaked Green Palette in Editor
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That would be very kind of you if you can?
I use a Mac, does that matter?
 

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Quick update - almost at the target volumes. Need a further demand for 5 more Standard size DMD, and 3 more XL.

To update on price:
50 x EVO128X32 (Standard) = £145.00 each inc VAT
5 x EVO192X64 (XL) = £199.00 each inc VAT

Thanks
Mike
What’s the usually turn around time on these Mike? Obviously once you have ordered everything?
Thanks


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Quick update folks - I’ve placed the order and will have an ETA once wired funds are received.

I have a couple extra for those stragglers, and one extra XL. First come first served.

Will contact those who registered interest shortly for shipping and contact details.

Thanks

Mike
 
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