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256TC-SE ( Special Edition )
Having the same operational specifications as the Premium Plus kit computer,
the 256TC-SE Plus is a very limited edition release of 5 units only.
We have been asked by a number of our customers to make the original
256TC available again. Due to limited stock of a number of critical items,
this was not possible, but we’ve managed to bring these 5 units out
based on the same design as our famous Premium Plus.
It is unfortunate that we cannot provide any more of these machines, as demand
has been high but we will have our new kit ( Classic Plus, and 256TC-Plus) machines
released later in the year.
The 256TC-SE computers are fully built & tested (not kits)
You can join our update / notification list <here> to ensure you hear about the time & date
that these machines will be made available for purchase.
Link to the item in our online store is <here>
Here are the specifications :
Dual Microprocessors - * Z80 microprocessor @ 3.375Mhz * Coldfire V2 (MCF52259) @ 80Mhz^
2 Mb Ram (1Mb shared space, 1Mb exclusive to the Coldfire processor )
32k PCG Ram, 2K Color Ram, 2K Attribute ram, 4K font rom
Original 256TC Case & Keyboard
Microbee standard DB15 Parallel port, Microbee standard DB25 Serial port,
Second serial port for up to 115k baud^,
Physical Floppy disk interface, including 1 x 3.5” drive & supporting up to 2 floppy drives,
SD Card interface for file storage, with Floppy Disk emulation in ‘Z80’ mode
status indicator LED for SD activity^.
Ethernet Network port (10/100) including status indicator LEDs for Link Valid & Speed^.
Monochrome composite Video out, Color TTL video (to CGA monitor or VGA Video converter)
Full, new release Microbee Shell / CCP / INIT / TRANSFER / BACKUP software to support 800k ram disk.
Built in software :
Disk boot prom, Self Test, Machine Langauge Monitor. ^ indicates functionality / feature
Other software on SDcard : uCLinux, is part of the new coreboard design.
Z80 mode Microbee Shell etc.
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