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Re: Enterprise All-In-One interface
« Reply #75 on: 2015.December.08. 00:36:00 »
Also "Compact" Flash is  not actually very compact! Well compared to an SD card anyway. And I think it's a bit more expensive for the same size.

I think it's single advantage is its ease of interfacing to the z80.

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Re: Enterprise All-In-One interface
« Reply #76 on: 2015.December.11. 06:25:42 »
Santa Claus goes with PCBs :smt114

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Re: Enterprise All-In-One interface
« Reply #77 on: 2015.December.11. 09:42:42 »
Santa Claus goes with PCBs :smt114

Pear, this is fantastic!
We are looking forward. :ds_icon_cheesygrin:

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Re: Enterprise All-In-One interface
« Reply #78 on: 2015.December.11. 18:06:43 »
Santa Claus goes with PCBs :smt114

:cool: Excellent!

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Re: Enterprise All-In-One interface
« Reply #79 on: 2015.December.31. 00:35:14 »
Awesome, as always!

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Re: Enterprise All-In-One interface
« Reply #80 on: 2016.February.18. 17:27:55 »
Another part of the puzzle on the way - RAM/Flash/Clock card

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Re: Enterprise All-In-One interface
« Reply #81 on: 2016.February.18. 18:07:16 »
I do not say I'm understand what these are and how to use these and for what to use these ... :shock:
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Re: Enterprise All-In-One interface
« Reply #82 on: 2016.February.18. 18:08:54 »
I think RAM expansion, you can write ROM images into Flash, and a clock card. It is cool.
Take me into account if it is ready :)

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Re: Enterprise All-In-One interface
« Reply #83 on: 2016.February.18. 18:13:15 »
But there are two other ones ...
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Re: Enterprise All-In-One interface
« Reply #84 on: 2016.February.18. 18:18:26 »
At the first image, at the top of the page, is the IDE/CF card.
Below is the FlexiBridge which connects the cards to the Enterprise.
The last picture is an extension of memory (up to 3.5 MB) with real-time clock.
Optionally, instead of the first two chips of RAM you can install flash memory.

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Re: Enterprise All-In-One interface
« Reply #85 on: 2016.February.18. 18:26:55 »
Quote
Below is the FlexiBridge which connects the cards to the Enterprise.

What properties make a FlexiBridge flexi ?

How can somebody connect two card to a FlexiBridge (As far I can see, the FlexiBridge has only one connector on its surface) ?
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Re: Enterprise All-In-One interface
« Reply #86 on: 2016.February.18. 18:36:01 »
Connectors are clamped on a multiwire flexible tape (similar to hard disks IDE, just wider).
You can plug into the tape as many connectors as you need.
Flexible solution :)

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Re: Enterprise All-In-One interface
« Reply #87 on: 2016.February.18. 18:40:51 »
Interesting, but I cannot imagine that ...

Why will those cards stand ? Or do I have to make a case for the cards, and will I join that case with the cable ?
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Re: Enterprise All-In-One interface
« Reply #88 on: 2016.February.18. 18:55:32 »
For now are only prototypes. All cards are still possible to mount the connector (IDC to FlexiBridge) or edge connector (standard connector EP without the mediation of the bridge).
The tab holes are in the same spacing which is in the drive 3.5 ".
At the top of the stack are floppy drives.
The next cards, you can add one below the other, combining them with distance spacers.
Housing for the "tower" is not planned.
If all the "floors" will work, then I plan to design one card with all the features of each prototype cards.
At the moment, "tower" has a working interface EXDOS and two floppy drives.


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Re: Enterprise All-In-One interface
« Reply #89 on: 2016.February.18. 19:02:44 »
Wow! What do you think about the size (physical dimensions) of the REAL all in one card ? :)
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