[Coco] Coco Digest, Vol 163, Issue 7

Barry Nelson barry.nelson at amobiledevice.com
Tue May 3 21:03:59 EDT 2016

Wrong, prototypes have been produced and demoed at the CoCo FEST of a 8 mega byte rewritable flash cartridge with bank switching capability. I currently have one, which I demoed to some people at the CoCo FEST.

> John W. Linville linville at tuxdriver.com 
> Tue May 3 14:59:37 EDT 2016
> Note that Robocop uses a bank-switching technique to achieve that,
> and AFAIK no one is actively producing such hardware (yet).
> For "normal" (i.e. not bank-switched) usage, a CoCo ROM Pak is limited
> to a bit less than 16K.  For a CoCo3-only ROM Pak, the normal limit
> would be a bit less than 32K.
> John

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