Tynemouth Minstrel ZX80 Clone Kit https://www.pagetable.com/?p=1337 I have previously shown an unassembled Sinclair ZX81 Kit that could be bought in the early 80s. Today, it is possible to buy a clone of the ZX80 from Tynemouth Software. Here are some pictures. #sinclair#zx80#zx81
C64 CP/M Cartridge https://www.pagetable.com/?p=1312 The cartridge that makes a C64 a “dual processor” computer: Commodore’s CP/M cartridge for C64 contains a Z80 CPU and comes with version 2.2 of the CP/M operating system. Here are some pictures. #commodore#c64#cpm
The Commodore IEEE-488 Cartridge for C64 https://www.pagetable.com/?p=1303 #commodore#c64#ieee488 C64 disk drives were usually connected through the slow serial bus. This article shows photos of the Commodore “IEEE-488 cartridge”, which made the faster PET drives available for the C64.
Final Cartridge III with GEOS https://www.pagetable.com/?p=1180 #commodore#c64#geos The Final Cartridge III is great: It comes with lots of features, and an impressive, but ultimately useless GUI, because there are practically no applications for it. Let’s replace the FC3 GUI with GEOS!
Boxed MOS 6502 CPU https://www.pagetable.com/?p=1295 #mos6502 Back in 1975, you could order a boxed 6502 CPU directly from MOS in Norristown, PA. Here are some high-res photos of such a box and its contents.