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* [[Locomotive BASIC]] (reference for BASIC commands, functions and error messages)
 
* [[Locomotive BASIC]] (reference for BASIC commands, functions and error messages)
 
* [[Technical information about Locomotive BASIC]] (encoding of BASIC programs in memory)
 
* [[Technical information about Locomotive BASIC]] (encoding of BASIC programs in memory)
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== Co-processor Interfaces ==
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* [[CPC-Cplink]] - a card and software libraries allowing Raspberry Pi, Arduino or other processors to be connected directly to the CPC
  
 
== Data transfer ==
 
== Data transfer ==
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* [[SCA CPC Prolink]] ([[SCA Products]])
 
* [[SCA CPC Prolink]] ([[SCA Products]])
 
* [[Schneider RS232 Interface]] ([[Schneider]])
 
* [[Schneider RS232 Interface]] ([[Schneider]])
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* [[Z80 STI RS232 interface]] compatible to the one before, DIY!
 
* [[Schneiderware V/24 Interface]] (DIY) ([[CPC Schneider International]])
 
* [[Schneiderware V/24 Interface]] (DIY) ([[CPC Schneider International]])
 
* [[Simple RS232 for Printer usage]] (DIY) (one-directional, transmit only)
 
* [[Simple RS232 for Printer usage]] (DIY) (one-directional, transmit only)
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* [[Z80-SIO dual ports RS232 interface for CPC (French)]] (DIY) (Philippe Lebel)
 
* [[Z80-SIO dual ports RS232 interface for CPC (French)]] (DIY) (Philippe Lebel)
 
* [[Dual RS232]] ([[Timatic Systems]])
 
* [[Dual RS232]] ([[Timatic Systems]])
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* [[USIFAC]] ([[ikonsgr]])
  
 
=== Teletext ===
 
=== Teletext ===
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* [[CPC Booster|CPC Booster/CPC Booster+]]
 
* [[CPC Booster|CPC Booster/CPC Booster+]]
 
* [[Virtual Net 96]] ([[Wizcat]])
 
* [[Virtual Net 96]] ([[Wizcat]])
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* [[Soundplayer|Soundplayer+]] ([[Futurs']])
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* [[Soundplayer|SoundplayerNG]] (DIY) ([[Futurs']])
 
* [[Red Box]] ([[General Information Systems]])
 
* [[Red Box]] ([[General Information Systems]])
 
* [[CPC-ENet|CPC Ethernet Card]] ([[rpalmer]])
 
* [[CPC-ENet|CPC Ethernet Card]] ([[rpalmer]])
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* [[Albireo]] (USB mass storage, SD card) ([[PulkoTronics]] / DIY)
 
* [[Albireo]] (USB mass storage, SD card) ([[PulkoTronics]] / DIY)
 
* [[Codemasters CD]] (loads games from Audio CD via joystick port) ([[Codemasters]])
 
* [[Codemasters CD]] (loads games from Audio CD via joystick port) ([[Codemasters]])
 
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* [[X-Mass]] (IDE, uses Solid-state Disk-on-Module)
* [[X-Mass]] (Solid-state disk on module)
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=== Hard Disc Drives ===
 
=== Hard Disc Drives ===
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* [[IDE/8255]] external IDE Interface ([[rpalmer]])
 
* [[IDE/8255]] external IDE Interface ([[rpalmer]])
 
* [[UIDE Universal IDE adapter cards for Z-80 computers]] (modern) ([[JonB]])
 
* [[UIDE Universal IDE adapter cards for Z-80 computers]] (modern) ([[JonB]])
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* [[X-Mass]] (modern) (uses solid state Disk-On-Module) ([[TotO]])
  
 
=== Drive Emulators ===
 
=== Drive Emulators ===
  
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* [[Gotek]]
 
* [[HxC Floppy Emulator]]
 
* [[HxC Floppy Emulator]]
 
* [[SDiskEmul]]
 
* [[SDiskEmul]]
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* [[Action Replay]] (whatever snapshot) ([[Datel Electronics]])
 
* [[Action Replay]] (whatever snapshot) ([[Datel Electronics]])
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* [[Demon Development Cartridge]] ([[John Morrison]])
 
* [[Disc Wizard]] (whatever snapshot) ([[Draysoft]]/[[Evesham Micros]])
 
* [[Disc Wizard]] (whatever snapshot) ([[Draysoft]]/[[Evesham Micros]])
 
* [[Draysoft Doubler|Doubler]] (external tape input, for tape-to-tape transfers) ([[Draysoft]]/[[Evesham Micros]])
 
* [[Draysoft Doubler|Doubler]] (external tape input, for tape-to-tape transfers) ([[Draysoft]]/[[Evesham Micros]])
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* [[Dobbertin Memory Expansion]] ([[Dobbertin]]) - 64 KB to 512 KB RAM
 
* [[Dobbertin Memory Expansion]] ([[Dobbertin]]) - 64 KB to 512 KB RAM
 
* [[Inicron RAM-Box]] (Inicron) - 512 KB RAM
 
* [[Inicron RAM-Box]] (Inicron) - 512 KB RAM
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* [[Old School 512K and 1MByte RAM Expansions]] (Revaldinho) - RAM expansions built with just SRAM and 74 Series standard logic
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*[[Universal 512K and 1MByte RAM Expansions]] (Revaldinho) - RAM expansions enabling CPC464s to run FutureOS and other 6128 only software
 
* [[Otten & Fecht 1 MB RAM-Disc]] ([[Otten/Fecht]])
 
* [[Otten & Fecht 1 MB RAM-Disc]] ([[Otten/Fecht]])
 
* [[Phoenix M64]] - 64 KB RAM
 
* [[Phoenix M64]] - 64 KB RAM
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* [[SYMBiFACE II]] - 512 KB RAM
 
* [[SYMBiFACE II]] - 512 KB RAM
 
* [[Vortex Expansions RAM card]] ([[Vortex Computersysteme|Vortex]]) - 512 KB RAM
 
* [[Vortex Expansions RAM card]] ([[Vortex Computersysteme|Vortex]]) - 512 KB RAM
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* [[X-MEM]] ([[TotO]]) - 512KB RAM and 512KB ROM
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* [[Y-MEM]] ([[TotO]]) - 512KB RAM and 512KB ROM
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* [[Z-MEM]] ([[TotO]]) - 1MB RAM
  
 
=== ROM Box / ROM Board ===
 
=== ROM Box / ROM Board ===
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* [[Amstrad ROM Expander]] (DIY) (Practical Electronics/Simon Dean)
 
* [[Amstrad ROM Expander]] (DIY) (Practical Electronics/Simon Dean)
 
* [[Britannia ROM Board]] aka ROM Plus ([[Britannia Software Ltd]])
 
* [[Britannia ROM Board]] aka ROM Plus ([[Britannia Software Ltd]])
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* [[Campursoft_ROM_Board]]
 
* [[Cirkit HX-RX1 Rom Expansion Card]] ([[Cirkit]]) (what is this?) (added  3 September 2006 by Torn) (also listed on [[Hwlist from retroisle]])
 
* [[Cirkit HX-RX1 Rom Expansion Card]] ([[Cirkit]]) (what is this?) (added  3 September 2006 by Torn) (also listed on [[Hwlist from retroisle]])
 
* [[CPC.Flash]] internal/external 4MB ROM upgrade ([[Yarek]])
 
* [[CPC.Flash]] internal/external 4MB ROM upgrade ([[Yarek]])
 
* [[CPC GX4000-Multi EPROM Cartridge]] Use a GX cartridge for modified ROM software
 
* [[CPC GX4000-Multi EPROM Cartridge]] Use a GX cartridge for modified ROM software
 
* [[Dobbertin EPROM 224]] ([[Dobbertin]])
 
* [[Dobbertin EPROM 224]] ([[Dobbertin]])
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* [[FlashGordon]] ([[PulkoTronics]]) 512 KB ROM simulator using Flash, in-system programmable
 
* [[Fleet EPROM Programmer|Fleet EPROM Programmer]] (F.Kup and Fleet Microsystems Ltd.)
 
* [[Fleet EPROM Programmer|Fleet EPROM Programmer]] (F.Kup and Fleet Microsystems Ltd.)
 
* [[FO-DOS|FO-DOS Cartridge]] - a CPC6128 ROM (BIOS v3, BASIC v1.1) upgrade for the CPC464 ([[Duchet Computers]])
 
* [[FO-DOS|FO-DOS Cartridge]] - a CPC6128 ROM (BIOS v3, BASIC v1.1) upgrade for the CPC464 ([[Duchet Computers]])
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* [[Honeysoft ROM Board]] ([[HoneySoft]])
 
* [[Honeysoft ROM Board]] ([[HoneySoft]])
 
* [[Inicron ROM-RAM-Box]] (Inicron)
 
* [[Inicron ROM-RAM-Box]] (Inicron)
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* [[John Morrison EPROM Programmer]] ([[John Morrison]])
 
* [[KDS Sideways ROM Board]] ([[KDS Electronics]])
 
* [[KDS Sideways ROM Board]] ([[KDS Electronics]])
 
* [[LowerROM]] ([[Bryce]])
 
* [[LowerROM]] ([[Bryce]])
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* [[POKROM]] (DIY) (Electronique Radio Plans, issue 517)
 
* [[POKROM]] (DIY) (Electronique Radio Plans, issue 517)
 
* [[Ramcard 128]] (a ROM emulator) ([[RAM7]])
 
* [[Ramcard 128]] (a ROM emulator) ([[RAM7]])
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* Revaldinho ROM cards - open source projects
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** [https://github.com/revaldinho/cpc_ram_expansion/wiki/CPC-Eightrom-Card EightROM Card] - an all 74 series, through-hole ROM card
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** [https://github.com/revaldinho/cpc_ram_expansion/wiki/CPC-Sixrom-Card SixROM Card ] - a CPLD based ROM card allowing application and firmware ROM replacement
 
* [[Rombo Rombox]] ([[Rombo Productions]])
 
* [[Rombo Rombox]] ([[Rombo Productions]])
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* [[RomboRedux|Rombo Redux]] Remake of the Rombo Rombox (The Equalizor)
 
* [[Schneiderware EPROM Burner]] (DIY) ([[CPC Schneider International]])
 
* [[Schneiderware EPROM Burner]] (DIY) ([[CPC Schneider International]])
 
* [[Schneiderware Pseudo ROM]] (DIY) ([[CPC Schneider International]])
 
* [[Schneiderware Pseudo ROM]] (DIY) ([[CPC Schneider International]])
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* [[Schneiderware Real Time Clock]] (DIY) ([[CPC Schneider International]])
 
* [[Schneiderware Real Time Clock]] (DIY) ([[CPC Schneider International]])
 
* [[SYMBiFACE_II:Realtime_clock|Realtime Clock]] of [[SYMBiFACE_II]] (modern RTC with bugged century counter)
 
* [[SYMBiFACE_II:Realtime_clock|Realtime Clock]] of [[SYMBiFACE_II]] (modern RTC with bugged century counter)
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* [[Realtime Clock of SYMBiFACE III]]
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* [[uRTC-8 Universal RTC for Z80 computers]] (JonB)
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* [[Nova]] ([[PulkoTronics]])
  
 
== Synthesizer, sampler and music related ==
 
== Synthesizer, sampler and music related ==
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* [[CPC Booster|CPC Booster/CPC Booster+]] (Stereo Sampling/Playback) ([[Antitec]]/[[Dirty Minds]])
 
* [[CPC Booster|CPC Booster/CPC Booster+]] (Stereo Sampling/Playback) ([[Antitec]]/[[Dirty Minds]])
 
* [[Datel Digital Sound Sampler]]/[[Datel Electronics]]
 
* [[Datel Digital Sound Sampler]]/[[Datel Electronics]]
* [[Digiblaster]] (Playback) (DIY) (8bit DAC on printer port) ([[CPC Amstrad International]])
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* [[Digiblaster]] (Playback) (DIY) (8-bit DAC on printer port) ([[CPC Amstrad International]])
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* [[Soundplayer]] (8-bit mono playback) ([[Futurs']])
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* [[Soundplayer|Soundplayer+]] (8-bit mono playback) ([[Futurs']])
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* [[Soundplayer|SoundplayerNG]] (DIY) (8-bit mono playback) ([[Futurs']])
 
* [[Digivox sampler]] (EMM)
 
* [[Digivox sampler]] (EMM)
 
* [[Dk'tronics Speech Synthesizer]] (Speech) ([[Dk'tronics]])
 
* [[Dk'tronics Speech Synthesizer]] (Speech) ([[Dk'tronics]])
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* [[EMR MIDI Interface]] (MIDI) ([[EMR|ElectroMusic Research]])
 
* [[EMR MIDI Interface]] (MIDI) ([[EMR|ElectroMusic Research]])
 
* [[FuturePlayer]] (modern MP3 playback, max 128kbps) (Hard: Dr.Zed, Soft: TFM)
 
* [[FuturePlayer]] (modern MP3 playback, max 128kbps) (Hard: Dr.Zed, Soft: TFM)
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* [[LambdaSpeak]]
 
* [[Maestro]] (Amplifier/Speakers) (Vanguard Leisure Ltd.)
 
* [[Maestro]] (Amplifier/Speakers) (Vanguard Leisure Ltd.)
 
* [[Magic Sound Board]] for [[Aleste 520EX]] (four channel DMA playback) ([[Patisonic]])
 
* [[Magic Sound Board]] for [[Aleste 520EX]] (four channel DMA playback) ([[Patisonic]])
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* [[Music Machine]] (Sampling/Playback/MIDI) ([[Ram Electronics]])
 
* [[Music Machine]] (Sampling/Playback/MIDI) ([[Ram Electronics]])
 
* [[MHT Speech Synthesizer]] (Speech) ([[MHT Ingenieros]])
 
* [[MHT Speech Synthesizer]] (Speech) ([[MHT Ingenieros]])
* [[Silicon Systems MIDI Interface]] ([[Silicon Systems]]) (what is this?) (added 3 September 2006 by Torn) (also listed on [[Hwlist from retroisle]])
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* [[Silicon Systems MIDI Interface]] ([[Silicon Systems]])
* [[Sound Blaster]] (Amplifier/Speakers) ([[Siren Software]]
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* [[Sound Blaster]] (Amplifier/Speakers) ([[Siren Software]])
* [[Soundplayer]] (many different versions exist) (Playback) ([[Futurs']])
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* [[TechniMusique Synthetiseur Musical|TMPI Musical Synthesizer]] (12 voices) ([[TechniMusique]])
* [[TechniMusique Synthetiseur Musical|TMPI musical synthesizer]] (12 voices) ([[TechniMusique]])
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* [[TMPI speech synthesizer|TMPI Speech Synthesizer]] (Speech) ([[TechniMusique]])
* [[TMPI speech synthesizer]] (Speech) ([[TechniMusique]])
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* [[Unconventional use of hardware to produce sounds]]
 
* [[Unconventional use of hardware to produce sounds]]
  
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* [[C4CPC|C4CPC]]  a modern cartridge replacement for the Amstrad Plus range and the GX4000.
 
* [[C4CPC|C4CPC]]  a modern cartridge replacement for the Amstrad Plus range and the GX4000.
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* [[Plus2CPC|Plus2CPC]]  an expansion board to add a Plus cartridge port to the standard CPC.
  
  
 
== Miscellaneous ==
 
== Miscellaneous ==
  
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* [[RP-1 CPC 464 Diagnostic PCB]]
 
* 64 Kb Printer Buffer (DIY) (what is this?) (added 19 August 2006 by CPCLER)
 
* 64 Kb Printer Buffer (DIY) (what is this?) (added 19 August 2006 by CPCLER)
 
* [[Ambug|Ambug Robot]] (DIY) ([[Magenta Electronics Ltd.]])
 
* [[Ambug|Ambug Robot]] (DIY) ([[Magenta Electronics Ltd.]])

Latest revision as of 19:46, 4 September 2021

You can also check the Category : Peripherals for a complete list of CPCwiki pages on the matter.

Please try to keep things in alphabetical order.

Built-in Peripherals

Built-in Chipset

Built-in connectors: pinout

Built-in Firmware

Co-processor Interfaces

  • CPC-Cplink - a card and software libraries allowing Raspberry Pi, Arduino or other processors to be connected directly to the CPC

Data transfer

Modems

Serial Interfaces

Teletext

Others

Digitizer / Scanner

Drives

Disc Drives

Exotic Drives

Hard Disc Drives

Drive Emulators

Hardware debuggers/Hacking devices

Input devices

Joysticks

Light-Guns

Light-Pens

Mouse

Others

Memory expansions / ROM boxes

Memory Expansions / RAM discs

ROM Box / ROM Board

Monitors

Multi function expansions

Printers

Real Time Clocks

Synthesizer, sampler and music related

Cartridge

  • C4CPC a modern cartridge replacement for the Amstrad Plus range and the GX4000.
  • Plus2CPC an expansion board to add a Plus cartridge port to the standard CPC.


Miscellaneous

Some further (unsorted) peripherals are found here: Hwlist from retroisle. More DIYs are listed on Happy Computer (Schneider Sonderheft) (those german magazine articles aren't yet scanned).