FPGABee is a hardware emulation of a Microbee - the classic Aussie home computer of the 80's!

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Supported Boards

Currently only the Digilent Nexys-3 board is supported. It should be reasonably easy to port to other boards that support at least 256Kb of RAM with response time of <290ns, VGA connector, PS2 connector and SD card support.

Source Code

Source code for FPGABee is hosted on BitBucket. You can browse it here:

or clone it using git:

  • git clone https://bitbucket.org/toptensoftware/fpgabee.git

Font ROM data included with permission from Microbee Technology Pty Ltd

Bit Files

Bit files for direct programming of some boards may be available here soon. In the meantime, you'll have to build it yourself.


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