Rebirth of IMSAI

From: Huw Davies <>
Date: Sun Mar 21 20:35:18 1999

At 11:30 21/03/99 -0800, Chuck McManis wrote:

>It occurs to me that you could do an IMSAI _simulator_ on a 486 motherboard
>(cheap as dirt these days) mounted in a case with a "real" IMSAI front
>panel where you hook the simulator to via a couple of parallel ports.
>Z80EMU runs at the speed of a 6MHz z80 on my 486 laptop so its certainly
>doable. If you put the simulator in rom on an ISA card with DOS-on-disk
>technology you could do the how thing for about $200. :-)

Well, if you use something like then you
could hang the front panel display on the wall :-) Without the front panel,
you'd certainly have one of the world's smallest CP/M systems....

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