steveb at quickweb.co.uk
Tue Jul 12 11:10:43 CDT 2016
The ZX Spectrum Next is going to be interesting.... http://www.specnext.com/
Look at that industrial design! Designed by Rick Dickinson who was behind
the ZX80,ZX81, ZX Spectrum, Spectrum Plus and QL
On 12 July 2016 at 17:02, Swift Griggs <swiftgriggs at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm probably dreaming, but is anyone aware of DIY efforts or business
> ventures aiming to reproduce a classic micro or "next-gen" classic micro?
> I have seen a lot of efforts, but only one quite like that (the Altair 680
> project nails it). I'm just thinking that with 3D printers and FPGA
> hardware emulation it's probably not as hard as it once was.
> Here are some similar efforts I'm already aware of.
> Project BreadBox (dead)
> The truly kick ass MIST. A nice clone of several systems implemented in
> FPGA, but design wise, it's a shabby little metal box. I have one and I
> think it really rocks. I just wish there were more cases and accessories.
> The Firebee ST clone project
> The C64 Joystick clone
> Commodore.net used to sell PeeCee C64 and Amiga look-a-like clones
> dead link: http://www.commodore.net
> The C-One. A FPGA board to emulate the C64, again no case.
> The awesome Altair 680 kit that appears to be a very complete clone of the
> system. It comes with a case et al.
> A bunch of PDP-X replicas in FPGAs with various degrees of usefulness
> These guys are trying to build a NEW Amiga with backward compatibility.
> Sounds like a wonderful project. They seem to be pretty far along with
> many prototype boards built. FPGA guts with a real 060' for CPU! They
> never seem to have made boards for sale, though, and there was no effort
> toward a complete system design (case, keyboards, etc...). The last noise
> they made seems to be in 2007.
> For consoles there are plenty of clones:
> Then there is the Cray1 remake
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