FAP80 is a Homebrew Computer Built with Zilog Z80 CPU
Designed over the course of a year dekuNukem built – twice! – this homemade ‘FAP80’ computer. Short for FPGA Assisted Processor, FAP was originally designed with numerous through-hole components on breadboard and perfboard (below, left) before being redesigned with SMT and custom PCBs. The stats – 8MHz CPU, 16KB RAM – might not be much compared to modern cellphones or even an Arduino Uno (16MHz, 32KB flash) but this is nothing short of an impressive build, a life achievement no doubt.