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From the Forums: a 6502-based retro computer build #VintageComputing #RetroComputing #Adafruit @Adafruit

Adafruit Forums member nickb79 writes:

Hi all, I’ve built a 6502-based retro computer that I thought may be of interest here:

https://github.com/nickbild/vectron_64

Schematics, code, and images have been posted that might help someone else working through similar computer architecture problems in the future, e.g. keyboard/LCD interfacing, address decoding, 6502 assembly, working with RAM/ROM, etc.

Wow, the GitHub site is full of details and code!

Schematics Image

Vectron 64

Custom-built general purpose, programmable, 6502-based computer and operating system.

Specs

  • 6502 CPU clocked at 1 Mhz.
  • 32KB RAM
  • 32KB EEPROM
    • Programmable via custom microcontroller based platform.
  • 16×2 character LCD display.
  • PS/2 keyboard support.
  • Built with 7400 series logic contemporary with the original 6502 CPU.

6502 Computer

Are you interested in building vintage microprocessor computers? Let us know in the comments below.


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