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== Internal components ==
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* [[I/O Port Summary]] - map of all known I/O ports of the CPC
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'''''Ongoing project for additional technical documentation: the [[KevArchive|local mirror]] of Kevin Thackers' archive at [http://www.cpctech.org.uk http://www.cpctech.org.uk].''''' </center></div>
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== BASIC / Firmware / CP/M ==
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* [[BIOS Functions]]
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* [[Locomotive BASIC]] (reference for BASIC commands, functions and error messages)
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* [[Technical information about Locomotive BASIC]] (encoding of BASIC programs in memory)
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== DIY Hardware Projects ==
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Can now be found under [[DIY|DIY & Repair]]
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== Built-in connectors: pinout ==
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* [[Connector:2nd disc drive (CPC664, CPC6128, CPC6128+)|2nd disc drive (CPC664, CPC6128, CPC6128+)]]
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* [[Connector:Analogue joystick (CPC Plus only)|Analogue joystick (CPC Plus only)]]
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* [[Connector:Aux socket (CPC Plus only)|Aux socket (CPC Plus only)]] (Lightgun)
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* [[Connector:Cartridge Slot (CPC Plus only)|Cartridge Slot (CPC Plus only)]]
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* [[Connector:Cassette recorder|Cassette recorder]]
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* [[Connector:Digital joystick|Digital joystick]]
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* [[Connector:Expansion port|Expansion port]]
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* [[Connector:Monitor|Monitor]]
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* [[Connector:Printer port|Printer port]]
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* [[Connector:Stereo sound|Stereo sound]]
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== Emulator file format specifications ==
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* [[Format:CDT tape image file format|CDT - tape image file format]]
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* [[Format:CPR CPC Plus cartridge file format|CPR - CPC Plus cartridge file format]]
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* [[Format:DSC disk image file format|DSC - disk image file format]] (hardly used anymore)
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* [[Format:DSK disk image file format|DSK - disk image file format]]
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* [[Format:SNA snapshot file format| SNA - snapshot file format]]
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== Hardware extensions ==
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* [[M4_Board|M4-Wifi]]
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* [[Programming:CPC Booster|CPC Booster]]
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* [[Programming:SYMBiFACE II|SYMBiFACE II]]
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* [[Peripherals]] (includes tech info, as far as known)
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== Internal Components ==
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* [[Default I/O Port Summary]] - map of built-in I/O ports of the CPC
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* [[765 FDC]] - Floppy Disc Controller
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* [[8255]] - PIO - I/O controller
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* [[Arnold V Specs Revised]] - Arnold V (CPC+) Technical Specification
 
* [[AY-3-8912]] - Sound chip / keyboard controller
 
* [[AY-3-8912]] - Sound chip / keyboard controller
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* [[Cassette data information]] - Information about the cassette storage system
 
* [[CRTC]] - Video chip
 
* [[CRTC]] - Video chip
 
* [[Gate Array]] - Custom chip (frequency generation, colors, bank switching)
 
* [[Gate Array]] - Custom chip (frequency generation, colors, bank switching)
* [[PIO]] - I/O controller
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* [[Power Supply for CPC and CPC plus]]
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* [[Printer Port]]
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* [[Mainboard Versions]]
  
== Hardware extensions ==
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== Service Manuals ==
  
* [[Programming:SYMBiFACE II|SYMBiFACE II]]
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* [[Service Manuals]].
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* [[Soft968:_CPC_464/664/6128_Firmware]].
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== Protections ==
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* [[8k Speedlock]]
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* [[Alkatraz]]
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* [[Speedlock]]
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* [[Lenslok]]
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== Specifications  ==
  
== Howto's ==
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*[[List of file formats|List of file formats]]
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*[[Format:SGX (SymbOS graphic files)|SGX (SymbOS graphic files)]]
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*[[Format:VID (SymbOS video files)|VID (SymbOS video files)]]
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*[[Emulator IDs|List of Emulator IDs]]
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*[[Class]] definitions of CPCs.
  
* [[Changing the drive belt]]
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Latest revision as of 08:45, 2 March 2018

Ongoing project for additional technical documentation: the local mirror of Kevin Thackers' archive at http://www.cpctech.org.uk.

BASIC / Firmware / CP/M

DIY Hardware Projects

Can now be found under DIY & Repair

Built-in connectors: pinout

Emulator file format specifications


Hardware extensions

Internal Components

Service Manuals

Protections

Specifications