home brew console help

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OK so my freinds and i have decided on a new project involving designing and building our own homebrew game console, we have settled on the ARM7 platform but i have no idea where to go from there, the interent has a lot on the ARM7 but nothing on using it like this, infact the only usage of it in this manner i can find is the bame boy advance, can any vody help me?

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Dang double posts!

Dang double posts!

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Re: Dang double posts!

zmatt wrote:

Dang double posts!

Fixed.

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From there you need to decide

From there you need to decide on a good serial controller, graphics controller, sound controller, then design a board for all of it. Then you get to adapt an ARM7 compiler for it, then you have the task of writing software. Sounds complicated to me.

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xgamestation.com has a book o

xgamestation.com has a book on designing a game console.

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They also sell a development board ready to go, dunno what the CPU is on it though.

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I am pretty sure it is an ARM

I am pretty sure it is an ARM microcontroller maybe the ARM7 or 6

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wow thanks for the help thats

wow thanks for the help thats exactly what im looking for.