Unicard - is it possible to get it?

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Re: Unicard - is it possible to get it?

Post by hlide » Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:10 am

KnaxMax wrote:
Fri Apr 20, 2018 1:43 pm
The source code is here:
https://sourceforge.net/p/unicardmk3/co ... nk/FW/src/
If I'm not wrong, this is not the last source.

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Re: Unicard - is it possible to get it?

Post by hlide » Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:12 am

tingo wrote:
Thu Nov 29, 2018 2:50 pm
I'm guessing that this unicard would work with a MZ-721? If it does, I'm interested in one.
It may work with the right firmware and an additional adapter to plug the card into the bus connector.

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Re: Unicard - is it possible to get it?

Post by Gortho » Fri Nov 30, 2018 2:37 pm

hlide wrote:
Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:10 am
KnaxMax wrote:
Fri Apr 20, 2018 1:43 pm
The source code is here:
https://sourceforge.net/p/unicardmk3/co ... nk/FW/src/
If I'm not wrong, this is not the last source.
Yeah. I think Martin said a while ago that they are working on updated version, which is not public (yet).

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Re: Unicard - is it possible to get it?

Post by bdonnachie » Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:26 am

Any news on the Unicard for the MZ-700? Just what I need to breathe life back into the machine in the loft (once I’ve repaired the smoking PSU!).

I have an PCG for the 700 in the loft too. I should list it for sale!

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Re: Unicard - is it possible to get it?

Post by Pacman » Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:27 am

Hello,
I am possibly interested in the 700 PCG.
You sell it at what price?

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Re: Unicard - is it possible to get it?

Post by hlide » Thu Jun 20, 2019 1:23 pm

Unicard sale occurs here: https://retrocomp.cz/produkt?id=6.

Pour ma part, voici la version mz-700 :
mz700-unicard.jpg

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Re: Unicard - is it possible to get it?

Post by bdonnachie » Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:48 pm

Direct message me with an offer?

Experimented briefly with a universal Z80-IDE about ten years ago without much success - I definitely prefer the SD card approach and emulating existing devices means you don't have to modify the BIOS.

This approach seems really interesting - https://github.com/MiSTer-devel/SharpMZ_MiSTer - using an FPGA to emulate the entire machine. Potentially more durable given most Sharps must be in their 30s or older!

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Re: Unicard - is it possible to get it?

Post by bdonnachie » Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:49 pm

hlide wrote:
Thu Jun 20, 2019 1:23 pm
Unicard sale occurs here: https://retrocomp.cz/produkt?id=6.
Awesome - have signed up for the availability notification!

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Re: Unicard - is it possible to get it?

Post by bdonnachie » Fri Jun 21, 2019 9:32 am

I really interesting project would be to build a machine based on the new Zilog eZ80 chipset backwards compatible with MZ-800/700/80x leveraging Unicard functionality. Giving some really funky graphics and potentially rewriting CP/M to access the huge amount of memory available.

But alas my soldering skills aren't up to SMD and the day job calls - perhaps a retirement project...

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Re: Unicard - is it possible to get it?

Post by dat-alex » Thu Jul 25, 2019 7:59 am

Ηi to all out there!

Do you know if there is a MZ80B future support of the unicard.
I am searching for a floppy interface for my SHARP MZ80B!

thank you for your time

Alex

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