[vcf-midatlantic] changing my bus route
mcguire at neurotica.com
Fri Jan 14 05:22:15 UTC 2022
On 1/13/22 9:24 AM, Jonathan Chapman via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> I probably wouldn't recommend Multibus for a first-time project...or really any bus for that matter. If this is the very first computer you've designed and built by hand, do it on a big chunk of protoboard as a single-board computer. Perhaps even hold off on floppy disk support and whatnot and just wire up a "trainer" type board: CPU, ROM, some quantity of ram, serial port, parallel port, and that's it. You'll learn a lot that will prepare you to learn a lot more when you go to do a full-featured system!
Being that Joe wants to stay in the ~1997 timeframe, Steve Ciarcia's
"Build Your Own Z80 Computer" book would be a very good place to start.
Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA
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