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#3588179 LTO Flash! - Intellivision Flash Cartridge Information

Posted by tokra on Mon Sep 5, 2016 3:23 PM

Just ordered mine from RetroGamesShop, only 4 left now :-) Luckily I got one of the last new CC3-carts back in October 2010. But it is so nice to see an Intellivision-multicart available again! Hopefully this breathes new life into the system!

#3289037 Mini VIC-20 32K RAM expansion hides in your cartridge port.

Posted by tokra on Thu Jul 30, 2015 9:35 AM

Neat expansion indeed! Will probably run anything for the VIC apart from Doom which needs 35K and as such cannot share the 3K-RAM-Block with $a000.


How difficult/more expensive would it be to create a "full" 35K expansion that does not share the BLK5 with 3K-RAM? I realize you use a 32K-RAM chip but how much more expensive would a 64K-RAM chip be even if you just use a little more of it?


Also: There is still an area of 2K at $9800-$a000 that can take RAM if you want to. I've hacked a 3K-expansion to do so. I use this together with a 32K-expansion and a 3K-expansion in a slot-expander, so effectively you can have a 37K expansion of your VIC :-) The area at $9800 can take a fast-loader like SoftJiffy (SJLOAD) and be nearly undisturbed by any other software.