I have hacked together an expansion board for the CPC, letting it connect to your home router/accesspoint via WiFi.
It also features a romboard and sd card for file access.
It's a bit rough at the moment, but the basics do work.
Please check it out at:spinpoint.org – Duke's tech ramblings…
Let me know what you think - Any use, or plain madness
- It was fun doing atleast.
Works on entire CPC range (from 464 to 6128+)
M4 Board with MX4 (IDC) connector price 40 euro
M4 Board with Edge connector price 43.5 euro
Adapter PCB unassembled/assembled (Amstrad CPC WiFi
, new version is more compact) 6/7 euro
Centronics to MX4 (IDC) cable, 7 euro (for CPC+ and Schneider CPC6128)
Edge to MX4 (IDC) cable, 6 euro
Shipping cost to most of europe <100g 3.5 euro
Shipping cost to most of europe <250g 7 euro
2 boards is possible with <100 gramAbout connectors:
Regular CPC has edge connector. CPC+ and Schneider CPC (only 6128?) have centronics connector.Documentation:
Instructions on usage (and a bit of developer information, WIP).http://www.spinpoint.org/cpc/m4info.txt
Need a board, then send me a private message (with your email address), and let me know which connector you need on it.