is it possible to rebuild old c64 hardware enhancements?
joachim.thiemann at gmail.com
Fri Mar 6 11:37:07 CST 2009
On Fri, Mar 6, 2009 at 10:40, Paul Koning <Paul_Koning at dell.com> wrote:
>>>>>> "Joachim" == Joachim Thiemann <joachim.thiemann at gmail.com> writes:
> Joachim> But at the expense of convenience, the SDHC parport
> Joachim> interface would be super simple and thus cheap. In fact,
> Joachim> the minimal implementation would require: - DB25 parport
> Joachim> plug - protoboard - 6 resistors - a way to connect a SD card
> Joachim> (could be soldering pins directly to a SD-microSD converter
> Joachim> and one can still swap microSD cards) - some wire ...
> I'm not sure about "super simple". I think SD cards have an MMC
> compability mode that's pretty simple (I2C, or SPI, one of those).
> But that's a legacy ultra-slow interface.
That's what I was thinking to use. For me, speed wouldn't matter so
much so long as it is comparable to the floppy - and even if data rate
would be slower, access and seek times would be near nil.
Joachim Thiemann :: http://www.tsp.ece.mcgill.ca/~jthiem
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