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The NitrOS-9 Boot Process Explained

February 25, 2019 gime2gime

The NitrOS-9 boot process involves 2 binary lumps. The first is named (in the makefile target) KERNELFILE_xxx and the second is named BOOTFILE_yyy – where xxx and yyy identify variants targeting different hardware configurations. In this description they will be…

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How to Build a Mr CoCo

May 14, 2018 gime2gime

The Mr CoCo is a Do It Yourself CoCo 3 clone that may or may not be offered by third parties fully assembled or by snap-together components. This is not a Tandy or Radio Shack product and we will not…

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UNIX for the CoCo?

May 12, 2018 gime2gime

Could this be it for OS-9 ?  Brett Gordon has ported a version of UNIX called Fuzix to the CoCo 3, and also to several clones like the Matchbox CoCo, and Mr CoCo.  I’ve seen it with my own eyes…

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NanoLog board for the DE0-Nano

September 15, 2017 gime2gime

NanoLog rev.3 board The NanoLog daughter board is a custom circuit board designed to plug on the bottom of the DE0-Nano to allow the use of regular or Deluxe CoCo joysticks. There are 2 CoCo joystick ports, 3 audio channels,…

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NanoLog board for DE0-Nano

September 15, 2017 gime2gime

NanoLog – Lower daughter board for the Terasic DE0-Nano FPGA system, for CoCo joysticks and A / V sampling.

The NanoLog daughter board is a custom circuit board designed to plug on the bottom of the DE0-Nano to give the extra hardware needed for the 2 CoCo joysticks and

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Portal-9 IDE

August 22, 2017 gime2gime

Attention Vintage Programmers!

The Portal-9 IDE provides a streamlined way to write 6809/6309 CoCo software from your PC with support for many other vintage systems.

This IDE is now included in the CoCo IDE Bundle deal.  You can try it out for free as long as you like.

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CoCo IDE Bundle

August 22, 2017 gime2gime

The winter months are my favorite time for CoCo programming.  Sometimes I decide that this winter I’m going to crank out a nice game or app and I want to have it done by Christmas so I can share it with the gang.  There’s always been something about Christmas and

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NanoMate Board for DE0-Nano

August 21, 2017 gime2gime

NanoMate – Daughter board for the Terasic DE0-Nano FPGA system

The NanoMate daughter board is a custom circuit board designed to plug on top of the DE0-Nano to give the extra hardware needed for the full CoCo design, including VGA, 1MB RAM, PS/2 keyboard and mouse, stereo audio, SD

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PennFest 2000 Video DVD

August 20, 2017 gime2gime

“The Big Birthday Bash”

Hosted by Nickolas Marentes, the PennFest 2000 CoCo festival turned out to be a hit.  Nick came all the way to the USA from Australia to host this festival!  Names like Mark Hawkins, Jeremy Spillers (Zenix), Brother Jeremy, Curtis Boyle, and more all joined forces for,