P112 redesigned for Z280?

Mike Niswonger mike.niswonger at cox.net
Wed Dec 12 22:07:13 CST 2018

On 12/12/18 6:58 AM, David Griffith via cctalk wrote:
> My reply is at the bottom.
> Please put your reply there too.
> On Tue, 4 Dec 2018, ben via cctalk wrote:
>> On 12/4/2018 1:17 PM, Tony Nicholson via cctalk wrote:
>>> Hello David
>>> I saw your posting on the cctalk mailing list regarding RSX180.
>>> It is Hector Peraza that's been tinkering with this.  He intends 
>>> making the
>>> full source-code available via SourceForge or GitHub but is still 
>>> working
>>> on preliminary web pages and documenting etc.  No doubt he will 
>>> provide you
>>> with more details.
>>> I've been tinkering with a Z280 system designed by Bill Shen (the 
>>> Z280RC on
>>> the RetroBrew web site at
>>> https://www.retrobrewcomputers.org/doku.php?id=builderpages:plasmo:z280rc 
>>> )
>>> and have contacted Hector about porting it to the Z280.
>> That is the easy part, where is the 99 cent dumb terminal to go with it?
>> Ben.
> That's got me thinking... Suppose I redesign the P112 board to take a 
> Z280 CPU.  Would you guys go for it?  I'd like to come up with a way 
> to use a socketed CPU or put a surface-mounted chip on a carrier board 
> to allow greater versatility with playing with different Zilog chips.

         Count me in on this one... Definitely sounds interesting...

         -- Mike

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