On Monday 27 February 2012, you wrote: > On 02/27/2012 08:13 PM, Nate Lawson wrote: > > The remaining problems are: > > > > * You'd still need an analog stage for both SID and VIC chips, which > > might take up more of the chip footprint. For example, you'd probably > > need a few tuned op-amps to do the integration of the SID filter. * The > > final product would probably cost more than people are willing to spend, > > given that a working C64 is $10-25 on ebay. > > > > So unless chip replacements can be sold for $50 or more, it's probably > > not worth doing except as a one-off hobby project. > > The only chip I could see a market for would be a drop in replacement > for the 6526. That one is fully digital and does die quite often since > it has direct connections to the outside world. > > The VIC is still easily available and doesn't fail very often. Same for > the CPU (6510 or 8500). yeah, CIA is also more realistic to reproduce (today) in some cheap way (perhaps without needing an fpga even). -- http://www.hitmen-console.org http://magicdisk.untergrund.net http://www.pokefinder.org http://ftp.pokefinder.org Die Berühmtheit mancher Zeitgenossen hängt mit der Blödheit der Bewunderer zusammen. <Heiner Geissler> Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2012-02-27 20:00:51
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