[Coco] IDE interfaces

RETRO Innovations go4retro at go4retro.com
Tue Mar 15 19:28:03 EDT 2016

It'd be interesting to see how small one could make the interface. If 
one used a flash ROM IC and a CPLD, I think one could put an IDE 
controller with IDE and CF into a 2.2"x2" form factor.  That's be small 
enough for any use, no?


On 3/15/2016 12:51 PM, Tormod Volden wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 15, 2016 at 5:29 PM, Bill Pierce wrote:
>> Some of the Brazillian Coco guys used the schematic from the Glenside unit and made a more "modern" solution that was smaller wih less parts (and fit the slot better). Maybe we could talk them into letting go of the schematic and get Ed to whip some up :-)
> Here are some pictures of both the original Glenside board and the
> Brazilian "MiniIDE": http://amxproject.com/?p=2585
> Some people would probably prefer the big original with "integrated
> MPI" and DIP40 chips, but I'd also be interested in the MiniIDE. Or
> even a CPLD-based remake...
> Tormod

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