[Coco] CoCo/PC hybrid....

Mark McDougall msmcdoug at iinet.net.au
Thu Sep 17 07:53:50 EDT 2009

Frank Swygert wrote:

> That's pretty slick, but I think what I'm asking for would be cheaper to 
> make. You really just need a way to decode the address bits. Plus it 
> doesn't really need to read a cartridge, it could just act like the port 
> with a wire wrap header for experimenters. My idea is really to do it as 
> cheap as possible -- costs is the main reason the CC in an FPGA on a new 
> board hasn't gone over well. 

You can buy USB-enabled micros for $2 in bulk. Or something like the FTDI 
chips which let you bit-bash over USB...


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