Building a Z80

I started watching Halt and Catch Fire. The show's okay, but it makes me really want to build my own computer. As the title suggests (rather strongly), I chose the Z80. I was debating the 6502, but two things happened:

  • I recently bought an RC2014, though it hasn't shown up yet; this is a Z80-based system, which might make an interesting development platform.
  • I found Steve Ciarcia's book Build Your Own Z80 Computer, but nothing similar for the 6502.

Eventually I do want to do a 6502 version, but for now, it looks like I'm throwing my hat in with the Z80.

The book 'How to build your own Z80 computer' is displayed on an iPad with a paper notebook in the background.

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