Making a C64/C65 compatible computer
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Working to reduce the attack surface for copyright infringement claims against our open-source C64 ROMs
As I explained yesterday , we have begun making an open-source set of ROMs that can be run on a C64 or compatible computer. Today, I want ...
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Free and Open-Source Replacement ROMs for the C64
While this blog is usually about things for the MEGA65, this post is actually about something for stock standard C64s, and more the poin...
Saturday, March 30, 2019
Name Plates for the MEGA65 pre-production units have arrived!
So, the next fun part of the pre-production run for the MEGA65 computers has arrived - the name plates! We thought a lot about how...
Friday, March 29, 2019
MEGAphone First Prototype PCB remediation and first light
We began by testing that the voltage levels on the board were correct. This is important, because the MEGAphone is designed to run on batter...
Thursday, March 28, 2019
MEGAphone First Prototype PCB assembly complete(ish)
So, I am back in Australia now, and the workshop folks have ordered and received the main missing parts, and have assembled the board. So le...
MEGAphone First Prototype PCB assembly underway
As many of you know, we have a side-project of the MEGA65 to make a hand-held/phone version of the MEGA65. This project works using projec...
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Speeding up formatting and freezing with multi-sector SD card writes
The MEGA65 format utility can take a terribly long time to run, making you feel rather much more like you are in the 1980s than you might li...
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