Retro Z80 computer (1) – plans

This holiday season I’m going retro, and build my own Z80 computer from a kit. The kit offers all the separate parts and one has to assemble the whole thing…

All the parts

Modular design

The design of this computer is totally modular. Because it has been thought out very carefully one can even add one’s own special purpose modules. The modules that will be delivered are:

  • the Z80 CPU module
  • 512K ROM and 512K RAM module
  • a dual serial connection module
  • a dual clock module
  • and of course the backplane
The modules

Later additions

Possible later additions are, for example, an IDE hard disk, or an IDE floppy drive.

More to follow

On this blog I will keep you up to date with the progress…