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honey the codewitch27-Jun-23 5:20
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LOL I never knew it was called that but I race the beam in IoT. Of course now I have a coprocessor to help me.

RGB interface displays use 1 wire for each color bit. Those wires source bits out of RAM while the display scans up and down, left to right. You have to spit the bits at exactly the right time to get the display to show correctly.

I use a little feature in the ESP32 called GDMA to make it possible, but it takes the chasing away from the CPU. Basically you can connect 1 bit to a 1 wire - up to 16 at a time, and point to a memory buffer, and the GDMA processor at a frequency you give it, will read or write data to or from that buffer using those wires.

Aside from that, I've emulated racing the beam several times, building old school emulators, like Nintendo emulators.

Fun times!
Check out my IoT graphics library here:
https://honeythecodewitch/gfx

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