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Q68 Computer

PostPosted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:17 pm
by Derek
Here are some details of a new FPGA based computer that runs SMSQ/E.

Here is a photograph of the PCB.

Q68-PCB.jpg
Q68 PCB


Features:

- Operating System: SMSQ/E
- CPU: 68000 compatible
- Speed: 40Mhz
- RAM: 32 MB
- SDHC: Two fullsize slots, hot plugging
- QXL.WIN style storage container format
- Keyboard and mouse: Combined PS/2 Connection, scrollwheel support
- VGA: 1024x768 VESA for flatscreen, CRT or HDMI converter
- Graphic modes:
- 256x256 QL Mode 8
- 512x256 QL Mode 4
- 512x256 Q60 65536 colour
- 1024x512 Q60 65536 colour
- 1024x768 QL Mode 4
- 512x384 Q60 65536 colour
- Serial port
- Stereo sampled sound, 3.5 mm output socket
- Buffered real time clock
- I2C interface
- Ethernet, no software support yet
- QL style LED colours
- PCB Size: 8x10 cm
- Recommended power supply: 5V @ 1A
- Silent operation, no fans or heat
- Case: Optional

Available: November 2017

Re: Q68 Computer

PostPosted: Sat Nov 11, 2017 12:19 pm
by SteveMoody
Looks interesting, nice specs on the device and looks very compact.

Re: Q68 Computer

PostPosted: Sun Jul 22, 2018 11:05 pm
by Matej
Derek so cute! I played with same os on my Atari ST. So I want 2x Q68fpga

Re: Q68 Computer

PostPosted: Tue Dec 04, 2018 5:17 pm
by Derek
Please see QL Forum for more details:

https://www.qlforum.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=2203