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cfenton
May 14th, 2008, 07:39 PM
I was stuck at home the other day when I was sick and had a bit of free time, so I wired an FPGA board I had lying around into the I/O bus of my Kaypro 2/84 =)


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Any suggestions on how to "accelerate" this bad boy? Maybe a DIY 3D card for the 160x100 screen =)

cfenton
May 14th, 2008, 07:42 PM
oh, specs:

-Spartan3 XSC1000 (~1 million gate equivalent) FPGA
-32 MB on-board SDRAM
-100 Mhz system clock

It's currently wired up as an SRAM in 0x20-0x23 in the I/O space (where there is a vacant slot for a PIO chip), but it's extremely easy to make it do something more useful.

Sharkonwheels
May 15th, 2008, 11:05 AM
I was stuck at home the other day when I was sick and had a bit of free time

A 'bit'?

Ya think? :mrgreen:



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cfenton
May 15th, 2008, 06:16 PM
Idle hands are the devil's monkeybars =)