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I've purchased this modified 256k RAM Silicon Disc from eBay (naryanworld) after successfully winning the Amstrad CPC 464 / 664 / 6128 Silicon Disc drive (RAM DISK / BANKED RAM) RARE! auction at 26 Sep, 2020 21:35:56 BST for £93 with £11.00 P&P and this works perfectly with my upgraded [[Dk'tronics_memory_expansion|DK'tronics 64K RAM pack Memory Expansion]] >> [[Upgrading_a_Dk%27tronics_RAM_Expansion#The_Conversion|256K]] and I've turned the switch down to RAM DISK position in order have the full total of 576K (Free / Total buffer: 552K available memory to use) when using [[ParaDOS]] (accessed by the |DRIVE command without any parameters) for easy quick checking on my [[User:Jonathanen#Amstrad_CPC_664_-_Sat_27th_May_2000_.2820.29|Amstrad CPC 664]] after receiving it today this afternoon.
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I've purchased this modified 256k RAM Silicon Disc from eBay (naryanworld) after successfully winning the Amstrad CPC 464 / 664 / 6128 Silicon Disc drive (RAM DISK / BANKED RAM) RARE! auction at 26 Sep, 2020 21:35:56 BST for £93 with £11.00 P&P and this works perfectly with my upgraded [[Dk'tronics_memory_expansion|DK'tronics 64K RAM pack Memory Expansion]] >> [[Upgrading_a_Dk%27tronics_RAM_Expansion|256K]] and I've turned the switch down to RAM DISK position in order to have the full total of 576K (Free / Total buffer: 552K available memory to use) when using [[ParaDOS]] (accessed by the |DRIVE command without any parameters) for easy quick checking on my [[User:Jonathanen#Amstrad_CPC_664_-_Sat_27th_May_2000_.2820.29|Amstrad CPC 664]] after receiving on Wednesday 30th Sept 2020 afternoon.
  
 
== 256k RAM Silicon Disc for CPC 464/664 - unmodified (RAM and ROM in separate cartridges) ==
 
== 256k RAM Silicon Disc for CPC 464/664 - unmodified (RAM and ROM in separate cartridges) ==
 
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Image:TriplePacks.jpg|256K expansion, 256K Silicon Disc & Silicon Disc OS ROM
 
Image:TriplePacksTop.jpg|256K expansion, 256K Silicon Disc & Silicon Disc OS ROM - Top view
 
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Latest revision as of 06:41, 1 October 2020

Gallery for the Dk'tronics memory expansion

Covers

64k RAM Dktronics for CPC 464/664, Covers

256k RAM Dktronics for CPC 464/664, Covers

256k RAM Dktronics for CPC 6128, Covers

RAM Expansion Pictures

64k RAM Dktronics for CPC 464

64k RAM Dktronics for CPC 464 (mid version using 4464 RAM but not SMD)

64k RAM Dktronics for CPC 464 (SMD)

Comparision of the 2 models of 64k RAM Dktronics for CPC 464

256k RAM Dktronics for CPC 464

256k RAM Dktronics for CPC 6128

Silicon Disc Pictures

64k RAM Silicon Disc for CPC 464/664 (ROM and RAM in one cartridge)

  • Note: This unit has been modified to allow connecting it to a CPC6128 too.
  • The pictures do not actually show ROM and RAM in one cartridge... (?)

256k RAM Silicon Disc for CPC 464/664 (ROM and RAM in separate cartridges)

256k RAM Silicon Disc for CPC 464/664 - modified (without separate ROM cartridge)

I've purchased this modified 256k RAM Silicon Disc from eBay (naryanworld) after successfully winning the Amstrad CPC 464 / 664 / 6128 Silicon Disc drive (RAM DISK / BANKED RAM) RARE! auction at 26 Sep, 2020 21:35:56 BST for £93 with £11.00 P&P and this works perfectly with my upgraded DK'tronics 64K RAM pack Memory Expansion >> 256K and I've turned the switch down to RAM DISK position in order to have the full total of 576K (Free / Total buffer: 552K available memory to use) when using ParaDOS (accessed by the |DRIVE command without any parameters) for easy quick checking on my Amstrad CPC 664 after receiving on Wednesday 30th Sept 2020 afternoon.

256k RAM Silicon Disc for CPC 464/664 - unmodified (RAM and ROM in separate cartridges)

256k RAM Silicon Disc for CPC 6128 (ROM and RAM in separate cartridges)

Disc / Tape

Bank Switch Software