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Re: S-100 VDP prototype board PCBs are here
When I checked my parts for the VDP I discovered I'd forgotten the
There doesn't seem to be anything available locally that will do the
It'll take about a week to come in from RS Components. I know they are
a bit pricey, but they don't have a minimum order for their free
delivery if you order online in Australia, unlike Element 14 or
XON(Mouser agents) or Digikey. (I don't have any association with RS)
On Feb 8, 8:08 am, Elsid <le...@swiftdsl.com.au> wrote:
> Hi Neil,
> I think I have most if not all of the parts for the VDP now.
> I will most likely build the board this weekend.
> What were you going to try as far as software?
> I thought I'd try building a text driver for CP/M 3 first, though it
> would be nice to see MSX running on an S-100 machine.
> On Feb 8, 4:37 am, "Neil Breeden" <nbre...@comcast.net> wrote:
> > I'm wondering who else is testing / building an S-100 VDP board?
> > I have my board assembled and all the parts in hand with the exception of
> > one part, the 1.2V zener/voltage reference. Nobody in my area stocks the
> > voltage reference listed in the schematic, I'm waiting to get an order above
> > the minimum on Digikey so I can kick off an order.
> > -Neil
> > From: n8vem...@googlegroups.com [mailto:n8vem...@googlegroups.com] On
> > Behalf Of Andrew Lynch
> > Sent: Thursday, December 29, 2011 4:35 PM
> > To: n8vem...@googlegroups.com
> > Subject: [N8VEM-S100:634] S-100 VDP prototype board PCBs are here
> > Hi!
> > I've already sent S-100 VDP prototype board PCBs to Dave and Neil for build
> > and test.
> > However if anyone else would like to participate in the build and test phase
> > please let me know.
> > This is going to be a fun project and has the potential for somewhat VGA
> > compatibility.
> > It also lays the foundation for a potential MSX2 compatibility for the S-100
> > bus.
> > That's unprecedented AFAIK. It could be very interesting!
> > It is not recommended for new builders though -- this will be "blood and
> > guts" all the way!
> > Thanks and have a nice day!
> > Andrew Lynch- Hide quoted text -
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