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mz-80a
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EmuZ-80

Post by mz-80a » Thu Feb 08, 2018 6:47 am

The best emulator I've found (for Windows) is the Japanese EmuZ-80 one, found here:

http://takeda-toshiya.my.coocan.jp/mz80k/index.html

it seems to emulate the sound really well for the MZ-80 machines (not tried MZ-700). Like most of the MZ emulators the timing is not perfect though. For instance my Z80 interrupt routines to make changes to the screen needs to be adjusted quite a lot to work at all.

Anyone aware of any other emulators? (other than Multisystem which doesn't seem as good as the above)
MZ-80A Secrets
https://mz-80a.com/

Sharpworks (Sharp MZ homebrew)
http://mz-sharpworks.co.uk/

hlide
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Re: EmuZ-80

Post by hlide » Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:51 am

I bought a MiSTer (Terassic DE10-nano). One day, I'll retrieve MZ cores and check them. I think there is an MZ-80 A core done with a DE FPGA, but it may need some adjustments. Not sure if FPGA implementation of MZ can be fit in emulator category though.

KnaxMax
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Re: EmuZ-80

Post by KnaxMax » Fri Feb 09, 2018 3:33 pm

I tried the EmuZ-800 and think it is quite nice, but the code is very Windows specific. A more portable solution would be nice, as I plan to migrate to Linux, after Windows 7 supports ends.

This portable emulator has some potential, also the GTK GUI is still very basic:
https://sourceforge.net/projects/mz800emu/

hlide
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Re: EmuZ-80

Post by hlide » Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:39 pm

If you want portable, why not using Qt 5 as UI?

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