J1mbo finalized his XT-CF adaptation of our XT-IDE CPLD board. You can check out his wiki page with all the details about the board, the BOM, and the source files. This board allows vintage XT computers to use CF cards as hard drives, which keeps lots of old industrial and medical equipment going using modern […]
A box of PCBs just arrived from Seeed Studio’s Fusion PCB service. The XT-IDE adapter V2 board is now available in our Free PCB drawer. The board was designed to allow XT type vintage computers to use newer IDE type hard drives. XT-IDE Adapter v2 is available now in the free PCB drawer.
A followup to the XTIDE build. Pietja successfully tested the CPLD-based version of the IDE hard drive controller for old XT computers. Check out these benchmarks, with and without a speed mod: Unmodified: Write Speed : 213,99 KB/s Read Speed : 248,67 KB/s 8K random, 70% read : 21,20 IOPS Sector random read : 60,37 […]
Don’t forget to share your current project in the comments or the forum. This week our favorite project gets a free SOIC protoboard. Here’s a summary of major developments over the last week: Jawi released a new version of his client for the Logic Sniffer. This supports new features in the experimental Verilog core from […]
Don’t forget to share your current project in the comments or the forum. This week our favorite project gets a free SOIC protoboard. Here’s a summary of major developments over the last week: We released a bunch of abandoned or stalled prototypes: XT IDE disk controller, Ethernet JTAG debugger, Ethernet LED driver, PIC Z-machine emulator, […]