4716Re: Pico/Elf V2 Update
- May 3, 2006Steve,
Thanks for your interest, I will put you down for 2.
--- In email@example.com, "Steve Brune" <s_brune@...> wrote:
> I would like 2 pico/elf V2 boards
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, rileym65 <no_reply@> wrote:
> > To anybody who is interested in the Pico/Elf V2. I have ordered 2
> > prototype boards today. After I have built the prototype and
> > validated the design I will make the PCB (or kit) available. Here
> > the costs associated with building a Pico/Elf V2:
> > PCB $9.40 up to $107
> > CDP1802 Whatever you can find them for
> > Other parts $21.06 (when ordered from Jameco)
> > ROM (27c256OTP) $1.99 (if you can burn your own)
> > Power supply any +5v supply should do
> > The price of the PCB is dependent on how many are ordered, the
> > case of $107 is buying only 2 boards, the best case of $9.40 is
> > on a 100 piece lot. So, the more boards people are interested in,
> > cheaper they will be for all of us.
> > I can provide the rom burned with my BIOS and ELF/OS installer for
> > plus shipping for anybody who cannot burn their own, otherwise the
> > images necessary for making the rom are available from my site.
> > For somebody who wants a full kit (including cpu and rom), it will
> > priced at around $40 plus the cost of the PCB (the PCB being the
> > variable part of the cost)
> > Here are the specs of the Pico/Elf V2:
> > CDP1802 CPU running up to 5mhz (with a CDP1802BCE)
> > 32k RAM
> > 32k ROM (BIOS and Elf/OS installation package)
> > MAX232 RS232 port
> > 8-bit IDE interface
> > Micro/Elf V2 expansion bus
> > Runs from a single +5v supply
> > Board size: 4.7" x 3.85"
> > This machine can be used with either my 1861/ps2 interface or my
> > tms9118/ps2 interface. The Micro/Elf expansion board cannot be
> > with this, nor is it needed, everything the Micro/Elf expansion
> > gives is already part of the Pico/Elf. This machine can also be
> > with the Pico/Elf front panel expansion.
> > Note: This machine requires some kind of rom to work. It was
> > designed as a machine for running Elf/OS but could be used for
> > purposes with the correct rom. Even with the front panel this
> > has no load mode and so would at least need some form of small os
> > the rom to use just the front panel.
> > If you are interested in a Pico/Elf board or kit, or have questions
> > concerning this machine, please feel free to contact me.
> > Mike
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