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Build a hardware clone or emulator of Apple II?

There's a full clone of a revision 0 Apple II motherboard made by one avid retrocomputing enthusiast. He no longer has kits for sale, but the board Gerber files are available. Order some boards from ...
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How can I ensure my computer design is not anachronistic?

I have a strange desire to make an imaginary competitor to the Atari 800 So there are a couple of places one could build a better 800 and still be entirely within the 1979 (well actually, 1978) ...
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How can I ensure my computer design is not anachronistic?

I would simply consider the complexity of the ANTIC, POKEY, and GTIA chips -- how many transistors etc., and use that as a transistor budget for your gate arrays. Simply assume that the designers ...
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Build a hardware clone or emulator of Apple II?

The MiSTer project is an Open Source effort to create clone consoles/computers on the Terasic DE10-nano FPGA dev kit They have an Apple II+ core available and the MiSTer can be configured to boot ...
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How can I ensure my computer design is not anachronistic?

I have a very similar desire as you. However, mine goes much deeper. I have a desire to create a competitor for the following: KIM-1, Atari 800, NES, Apple II, etc. In 2018, I created, designed ...
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