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Commodore 64

  By November of 1981, the chips were completed but Commodore’s president Jack Tramiel decided against using them in the faltering arcade game market.  Instead he tasked the engineers with developing a 64 kilobyte home computer for show at the Winter…

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MiSTer Boot Menu

This MiSTer main menu is also a core that you place in the root directory of the MiSTer SD card. All available system cores will appear in this menu where you can launch them.

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You can access the MiSTer through the Samba network. This is a native protocol for Windows shares. MiSTer already has FTP and SSH services, but Samba has a special feature – Windows treats Samba shares as a local filesystem. For…

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Network Access

The DE10-Nano MiSTer system can be accessed through the on-board Ethernet port. The MiSTer system has FTP, SSH, SFTP services running. User name: rootPassword: 1 By default, DHCP is used to acquire IP address for the board. You can find…

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Input Devices

MiSTer supports many different USB input devices such as keyboards, joysticks, gamepads, and mice. A keyboard can emulate other input devices (so basically it is enough to control all cores). A wireless combo keyboard (keyboard with touchpad) and wireless game…

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How To Set Up The MiSTer

This is an essential guide for your first time setup of the MiSTer system. It will guide you through the SD-card installation, help you update the MiSTer system files and show you how to run a game on an example…

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MiSTer Tips

Default Floppy Disk or Hard Drive Image When launching into a core that uses virtual disks, you might desire to have a system disk or other favorite disk pre-mounted, especially if the OS requires a certain disk to be present…

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Bugs and Nuisances

This page isn’t meant to be an official bug tracking page but the information here may help you figure out why your favorite core quit working properly after you ran the MiSTer Updater script.  While the mentioned problems might be…

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The MiSTer vs 5 Tons of Expensive Hardware

While the MiSTer system clones a tremendous amount of hardware, you’d be surprised to learn that you really only need a few core components to get started and that a basic rig can be assembled for under $200.  There is…

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HDMI Scaler Custom Filter Coefficients

Introduction In November 2018, a feature was added to MiSTer to allow the the video scaler to load filter coefficients for arbitrary interpolation filters. This allows MiSTer to scale it’s output over HDMI with common image scaling algorithms such as…