An 8-bit computer to promote the hex system
The website www.bomerenzprojekt.de presents an 8-bit computer with a character set, that includes a hexadecimal set of numerals. The numerals A..F are represented by modified versions of the letters A..F.
Further features of the computer are the self-developed CPU, the slot-concept, and the address-range with several 64K-pages.
The computer has been realized on these FPGA boards:
- Spartan-3A/3AN Starter Kit from Xilinx
- Spartan-3E Starter Board from Digilent
- Nexys2 Board from Digilent
- Altera DE1 Board
- Altera DE0 Board
- Altera DE0-nano Board
The project is waiting for hobbyists, who will realize the computer on one of the FPGA boards and will report about that.