XT to IDE hard drive controller development update

J1mbo designed some digital logic upgrades to the XT to IDE hard drive controller. This board enables you to use IDE hard drives with vintage XT computers. His design increases the write speeds to the hard drive. As promised here’s my schematic that should provide for fast writes with the DPv2 board. The command trigger […]

PREVIEW: CPLD-based XT-IDE adapter V2

The second version of our CPLD-based XT-IDE adapter PCB is about to go to the board house. In this update all the logic ICs have been moved to the CPLD, making it fully programmable. The XT-IDE project is a Vintage Computer forum driven project to develop and manufacturer an 8-bit ISA IDE controller. It allows […]