Jump to content
IGNORED

6809 dream machine


Nebulon
 Share

Recommended Posts

Had I known about this back in the day, I would have spazzed out. However, I doubt I would have been able to afford one. Still though, the specs are awesome:

 

Fujitsu FM-7 (released in 1982)

- Dual 6809 CPUs

- 320x200 and 640x200 w. 8 color palette

- AY-3-8910 sound chip

 

http://www.nausicaa.net/~lgreenf/fm7page.htm

 

http://www.old-computers.com/museum/computer.asp?c=325&st=1

 

http://www.nausicaa.net/~lgreenf/fmsoft.htm

 

Later included a 640x400 2-color mode and 8-color support at 640x200 in 1984

and 8 colors at 640x400, 16-colors at 640x200, plus a 320x200 4096-color mode in 1985.

 

I even found OS-9 level II in a Japanese archive for it.

Edited by Nebulon
  • Like 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

On a similar note, here's something for people who can't get enough 6809s (this time, three on one board):

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Namco_System_1

And an HD63701 (6301 microcontroller), which is equivalent to a 6801/3 with a few additional instructions.

 

Just for comparison... you have two 6809s that run faster and one that runs slightly slower than the CPU of a CoCo 3, plus one 6803 equivalent that runs double the speed of an MC-10, all in a single machine. Yikes! Too bad it was only an arcade board.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
 Share

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.
×
×
  • Create New...