News The N8VEM eight-bit homebrew PC

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  1. Bindibadgi

    Bindibadgi Tired. Forever tired.

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  2. jhanlon303

    jhanlon303 The Keeper of History

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    Thank you for this article. This is my electronics engineering roots. So many memories.
    Twas a fun time back then.

    john
     
  3. tranc3

    tranc3 ADHD Modder

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    would love to make one of those, pirates of the silicon valley has made me want to build a time machine so i can experience all the greatness of those "early days of computers"
     
  4. Evildead666

    Evildead666 New Member

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    If only I could put an Amstrad Bios into it and then I could run all those old games I have....
    Would probably need a tape and 3" disk interface tho... ;-)

    Ahhh CP/M Gary Kildall, the great programmer....I remember getting CP/M on ROM for the Amstrad, with RODOS also...
    You can be all nostalgic with the computer chronicles, that go way back to the early 80's, reviewing hardware and software from a bygone age...
    I've spent hours watching these old vids....
    http://www.archive.org/details/computerchronicles
     
  5. hodgy100

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    Z80 was also used for the megadrive's sound processor :p
     
  6. StephenK

    StephenK Sneak 'em Upper

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    One word. Oooooo!

    I think i'm gonna try that out. Have such fond memories of my first computers (c64's). This looks like a really rewarding use of time.

    Thanks Evil for the awesome link too. I've got my evening entertainment sorted :)
     
  7. jhanlon303

    jhanlon303 The Keeper of History

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  8. ufk

    ufk Licenced Fool

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    hmm z80 goodness, wonder if it'll run all the old spectrum games, I know the old Research Machines monstrosity at school did.
     
  9. n3mo

    n3mo New Member

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    Now, this takes me back to the good 'ol times.
     
  10. [USRF]Obiwan

    [USRF]Obiwan New Member

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    Hmm 512k ram thats a huge step in ram. how did they do that.
     
  11. amacieli

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    lol - i remember half of the class struggling with a Research Machines unit, and the other half playing (pirated) Elite on the BBC micro.
     
  12. cpemma

    cpemma Ecky thump

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    Been there, got the T-shirt. :geek:

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