BusRaider by Rob Dobson
Memory Mapped Graphics and Single-Step Debugging for Retro Computer
BusRaider is an add-on circuit board for the RC2014 retro computer. It uses a Raspberry Pi Zero and an ESP32 to snoop on the bus of a host vintage 8 bit CPU and provide things like a memory mapped display, WiFi connection, keyboard and single-step debugging
More information is in the blog post https://robdobson.com/2018/08/trs80-galaxy-invasion-on-rc2014/ and https://robdobson.com/2018/08/trs80-galaxy-invasion-on-rc2014/
How to run
- Format an SD-card with FAT32 filesystem.
PiSw/bin/kernel.imgto the root of the SD card along with the files
bootcode.binthat are commonly distributed with the Raspberry Pi
- Insert the card and reboot the Pi on the Bus Raider PCB
As soon as your BusRaider is turned on, the message "RC2014 Bus Raider V2.x.xxx" should be displayed on the HDMI video stream along with a display area for the Retro computer.
For full documentation see the BusRaider Current Manual.pdf
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