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HPR3993: z80 membership card


  • intro
    • bought a couple of z80 old style computers
    • found this searching youtube
    • cosmac elf-rca 1802
    • https://www.sunrise-ev.com/
  • lee hart
    • electrical engineer
    • was there at the beginning of the computer revolution
    • life long love of electric vehicles
  • the kit
    • piece of art
    • z80 membership, minimum computer
    • front panel gives self contained system
    • boards, all parts and altoid tin
    • great documentation, schematics, assembly guide and getting started
  • the assembly
    • great instructions
    • easy to solder
    • a few tricks to get the boards to fit in the tin
    • i made a dedicated serial cable by modifying ftdi cable
    • i made a battery pack
  • usage
    • front panel takes a bit of practice to use (locations of keys)
    • found a z80 assembly language tutorial, hand assembly
    • portable z80 machine to learn
  • take away
    • excellent kit
    • if your looking for a gift, many to choose from
    • excellent quality

01 membership card

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02 membership card back

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03 front panel card

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04 front card back

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05 assembled

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06 in the can

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07 things added

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08 fits inside

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09 compleat

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10 docs

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 November 22, 2023  n/a