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  1. I thought it would be cool to run Linux on in PC Mode.
  2. For anyone that hasn't seen my post about the C256 FMX in the Commodore 8-bit section, I wanted to show the next evolution of the C256 coming out soon from Foenix Retro Systems: C256 Foenix Gen X Figured this was a more appropriate section of the forum for this new version. Note: I don't have anything to do with this project other than purchasing the hardware and learning to use it of course. Just trying to spread the word a bit. If you have some time and want to learn a bit more, Stefany goes into a bit more detail about the Gen X Here are a few answers to questions people will have from my previous post about the original C256: Cost will be $599.99 (based on the website) fully assembled. The CPU module (extra beyond the onboard 65C816) price will vary. I've decided on the $99.99 MC68SEC000 for myself to start with. There will be a $499.99 version that will require some assembly (no soldering of course). This is a new (retro) platform. It's not designed to be something like the Mega65 that will run existing Commodore 64 software or that sort of thing. Obviously this will not be for everyone, especially due to the cost. And finally, here is a link to their store
  3. I think on a 1571, most of the chips will be soldered, unless it was repaired previously.
  4. COMMON PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS From Ray Carlsen, former Commodore tech. You can also email him Email: rcarlsen at tds dot net
  5. I've been watching eBay for a PS for the Tandy 100/102 but just couldn't go with the old ones listed on eBay for $30 or more. On the Model 100 mailing list someone posted this one from Jameco that Club100 used to offer. They work great! So if you were looking for a PS for your Tandy 100/102 feel safe with these.
  6. Well, not sure if anyone has been following what has been going on with the C256 these days, but have a look at what is coming next:C256 Gen X Keep in mind, it will still contain the onboard 65C816 but now with added options. Probably the bad news is, it's not going to be cheaper. I decided to go for the MC68SEC000 CPU module for starters. An i486 DX2-66 might be in the cards for me later as well. It's cool to have many options available. If you have about 2.3 hours, you can watch a live stream Stefany just released yesterday as well where she goes in a bit more detail about things: C256 Gen X - The Product Video Review
  7. Oops, I found it on the main page, I guess my "NoScript" addon was masking it Amiga on the Lake OS 3.2
  8. Hey, where on the website does it show the new Amiga OS 3.2? I only see the previous version.
  9. Nice, thanks! I have 3 of these drives (unbranded) that are still working great!
  10. Ah yes, that's what I bought for my II c before realizing it would not work in my II c due to the firmware revision. Apple IIc RamExpress II+ So OP, I guess it depends on which memory expansion card you have. I'd also check the ROM revision as well.
  11. I don't claim to be an expert on this, but I have a IIc and IIc Plus. From what I understand, a ROM 255 or 0 IIc can't use a memory expansion. If you have a ROM 3 or 4 IIc then I think you are good. I purchased an expansion from a2heaven for my IIc then realized it was not the proper ROM level to use it, so I installed it in my IIc Plus!
  12. Yes there is, but it is mostly for development/testing so not like running Altirra or something like that.
  13. FX/OS update a GUI for the C256 I believe that's being created.
  14. A new video was posted by the developer working on the kernel and BASIC for the C256: 65816 Assembly Tutorial
  15. Unfortunately no, it doesn't have a 64 mode or whatever like a C128 or Mega65. It will only run software created for it.
  16. C256 Foenix U (user version) is available for preorder if anyone is interested: C256 Foenix U
  17. The C256 is smaller than it looks of course. The FMX version I have is just bit smaller than an Apple Magic Keyboard (from side to side) but it's a bit deeper (front to back) than the Magic Keyboard. I was surprised actually how small it was when I received it. But you just buy a PS2 mouse and keyboard and you are set! See the pics I made in the first post. Of course this is not the "user" version.
  18. Something cool for the C256 being developed is a SID/Ethernet Expansion Card The C256 already has the Gideon FPGASID but it will be great to use a real SID or two if you want. Oh and Ethernet.
  19. Oh thanks, I guess I missed this video!
  20. Looks like we may get more info on the end user version of the C256 Foenix soon: C256 Foenix U The current price is listed at $195.55 for the bare board version with no power supply. No further info on it that I can find yet:
  21. A couple of new videos released from Stefany on the Foenix. The Foenix Live Stream - Testing + Let's get cracking C256 Foenix Stream - Jumpman use case - Episode II I'm glad she is keeping the project alive! Update: Made it so you can click the links
  22. There appears to be some RevC4B versions of the FMX available if anyone else was looking to pick one up. I just ordered an extra myself. https://c256foenix.com/product/c256-foenix-fmx-revc4b-black-3d-printed-enclosure/?v=7516fd43adaa Update: OK sold out again as of 9/9/20.
  23. "brain" should be very familiar with that site, as I believe he is the owner! Good job on the video Armitage. I picked up a download version of JiffyDOS from RETRO Innovations that I use for my Turbo Chameleon 64.
  24. I'm actually looking forward to the 4Cellerator when they are available. One of those very rare items you don't see everyday on eBay for the TRS-80.
  25. Looks like she is making some of the boards available still: https://c256foenix.com/product/c256-foenix-fmx-revc4b-black-3d-printed-enclosure/?v=7516fd43adaa For anyone that wanted one, this might be your chance. Maybe there is hope still!
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