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I wanted to show a few pictures of the C256 Foenix - Rev C4A I received.

 

I'm super happy with it!

 

Go here if you want to learn more about the project: https://c256foenix.com/

 

C256_Top.jpg

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1 hour ago, Gray Defender said:

So, I am curious, what happens when the final product is released?  Can it be updated somehow?

Yes, this initial FMX version is kind of like the deluxe version.  The ROM is flash based and the custom chips are FPGA (3 of them) so they can all be updated. I think it remains to be seen how much of what is provided in this developer version will remain in the cost reduced final version.

 

Here is a video from the creator of the C256 Foenix on what may come next: 

 

 

There is a developers guide available as well it seems with additional information:

 

https://github.com/Trinity-11/FoenixIDE/blob/master/Manuals/c256-foenix-devguide.pdf

 

Here is a video from last year where she talks more about the C256:

 

 

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On 4/29/2020 at 1:39 AM, sm3 said:

Here is a video from the creator of the C256 Foenix on what may come next:

Stefany has quit working on the system. She will take it to a somewhat finished state and release everything except the FPGA source code.

https://youtu.be/Gv9KELroAeo

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Yeah, sad unfortunately. But since she will release everything (except the FPGA stuff) in theory it could live on. 

 

 

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This is a seriously neat project, I just cannot think of a practical use for me for the money.  It does seem a shame she has to abandon the project, and I hope it finds a good community support.

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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:

 

 

 

 

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On 10/9/2020 at 12:21 PM, sm3 said:

No further info on it that I can find yet

Hi!

There is a video on YouTube here where you may learn a little more: 

Thanks.

 

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13 hours ago, Denis Bisson said:

Hi!

There is a video on YouTube here where you may learn a little more: 

Thanks.

 

Oh thanks, I guess I missed this video!

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