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Author Topic: microcat - The ultimative ARM based handheld game console  (Read 63497 times)

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it's April 6th, so the date checks out
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@DarkestEx  wuuut? Fill me in, what going on?  :)

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it's April 6th, so the date checks out
Well it's not an April fool. We are working on a 160 MHz, 160 KB RAM, 32 MB flash version of it. It will still be a 32 bit CPU, but no ARM anymore. WiFi is integrated too, no USB. There won't be a rechargeable battery either but either coin cells or better AAA batteries.
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What about the z80 based computer ???

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What about the z80 based computer ???
That is still the highest priority. The Microcat resurrection was adekto's idea and as we have so much spent on it so far, we have to bring it to an end at some point. The new CPU will be easier to work with and be better and even half the price of the old one. The Microcat will be done after the ZPX-128.
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Sorry for not replying sooner. Just make sure to not  cause too much hype about the console like last time, though, else if it dies again it might alienate people even more (since that would be the 2nd time it dies if it happens), and preferably work solo on it so you have full control on deadlines, funding and stuff.
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