Home Brew computers

RetroSys2019 is a computer system inspired by many other projects available on the net as well as my preference for old school processors (read processors I do understand). It is (will become) a very modular system. All based on 10×16 cm sized industry standard PCB’s.

RetroSys2019 references

NDR Kleincomputer by Rolf-Dieter Klein (For those who speak German) : http://www.ndr-nkc.de/compo/index.htm RC2014 Site : https://rc2014.co.uk/

Retrosys2019 Introduction

In 1983 I bought my first book about microprocessors during a summer holiday in Austria, it was titled “Microcomputer selbstgebaut und programmiert” (“Microcomputer self-built and programmed” in English) written by Rolf-Dieter Klein. German television made even a course on it and a lot of the material is still there. Also my thesis was done around… read more »

Retrosys2019 Backplane Board

This board was designed in 2018 and also used for some of my other other projects. It has been manufactured , tested (duh, what can go wrong on a plain backplane board). ( Well to be honest, in the first series the mounting holes for the connectors were not 100% aligned but using M2.5 screws… read more »