PRODUCTS

8/16 bits
NEW RETRO
COMPUTER

C256U/U+:
W65C816S @ 14Mhz

C256 GEN X:

CPU#1
W65C816S @ 14Mhz
CPU#2 (Your Choice):
MC68SEC000 @ 20Mhz
MC68EC030 @ 40Mhz
MC68EC040 @ 25/50Mhz
i486DX2 @ 50Mhz
i486DX2 @ 66Mhz
Fully featured board with Sound Chips,the VICKY II/III Graphics Engine and lots of storage, plus more…

Hours of Fun…

 

C256 Foenix Gen X

16/32 bits
NEW RETRO
COMPUTER


A2560K:

MC68040V @ 25/40Mhz
A2560X (your choice):
MC68SEC000 @ 20Mhz
MC68EC030 @ 40Mhz
MC68EC040 @ 25/50Mhz
[email protected]
i486DX2 @ 50Mhz
i486DX2 @ 66Mhz
Fully featured board with Sound Chips,the VICKY II/III Graphics Engine and lots of storage, plus more.

Hours of Fun…

A2560K Foenix

A2560X Foenix

A2560K/U
Accessories

C256 FOENIX GEN X

Dual CPU New Retro Computer with full sound and graphical system. Based on the WDC65C816 8/16bits CPU, the C256 Foenix Gen X gives you the opportunity to install a more advanced 32bits CPU of your choice, like a member of the 68000 CPU family. The system has been designed to give you full freedom in your creativity. 

General Specifications

SYSTEM


Built-in CPU

WDC65C816 @ 14Mhz 

Built-in CPU Sub-system

8MBytes Static RAM – 1MBytes FLASH

Modular 32bits CPU Socket Choices

MC68SEC000 @ 20Mhz (Release Date: Nov 2021)
MC68EC030 @ 40Mhz (Release Date: Dec 2021)
MC68EC040 @ 25/50Mhz (Release Date:Feb 2022)
MC68040V @ 25Mhz (Release Date: Feb 2022)
i486DX2 @ 50Mhz (Release Date: Jan 2022)
Cyrix 486DX2 @66Mhz (Release Date: Jan 2022)

Modular 32bits CPU Sub-system

4MBytes Static RAM – 4MBytes FLASH

System General Memory

64MBytes (16Mx32) of SDRAM Memory

VIDEO SUB-SYSTEM

Graphics Engine

VICKY III

Dual Head Graphics System

Resolutions

Full: 640 x 480 @ 60Hz – Pixel Doubling: 320 x 240
Full: 800 x 600 @ 60Hz – Pixel Doubling: 400 x 300
Full: 1024 x 768 @ 60Hz – Pixel Doubling: 512 x 384*

Color Depth

256 Colors – 8bits Per Pixel – For All Modes. (8x LUT)
Full Color – 24bits Per Pixel – Special Modes TBD
*

Graphics Engine Features

2 Bitmap Layers
4 Tilemap Layers
64 Sprites
VDMA Engine (with blitter features)*
Hardware Bresenham line drawing Engine*
Enhanced text modes*
Etc…

*: New features that will be integrated in VICKY III

SYSTEM MISC


Media

3.5″ Floppy Drive
Full-Size SDCard
2.5″ HDD – 44pins IDE Connector Support (Laptop HDD)

Communication Ports

2x Full Support DB-9M RS-232 Ports
1x Full Support DB-25F Parallel Port
1x 10/100Mbits Ethernet Controller

Joysticks

4x DB-9M Atari Style Ports with Analog Inputs (2 ports only)
4x SNES Joypad Ports
4x NES Joypad Ports

Others

Internal Power Supply
Feature Selection Dipswitch
CPU Selection Button

AUDIO SUB-SYSTEM

Populated Chiptune Chips

OPM – JT2151SA ( FPGA Replication of the YM2151) on Socket
OPN2 – JT2612SA ( FPGA Replication of the YM2612) on Socket
PSG – SN76489 on Socket
OPL3 – YM262-M Soldered Onboard
SID – 2x FPGA Gideon SID Implementation

Unpopulated Sockets

2x SID with +9V/+12V power rail & Mono/Stereo select
Accessible Analog Input

Audio Sampling

Full ADC/DAC CODEC with 6 Inputs
2x Auxiliary DACs
Multi-Channel Integration in Hardware*

Supports

8bits/16bits Resolution
Mono/Stereo Mode
Sampling Rate: 48khz/44.1khz*/24khz*/22.05khz*
Memory to DAC SDMA Engine*

Misc

MIDI Connectivity
YM2612 & PSG audio level adjustment with POTs
Onboard 15W audio amplifier with speakers
RCA Stereo Line-In for Recording
RCA Stereo Line-Out
1/8″ inch Headphone Output Connector

*: New features that will be integrated.

MECHANICAL SPECS

 

Enclosure Dimension

9″ x 9 ” x 9″ (228.6mm x 228.6mm x 228.6mm)

Product Weight 

TBD

Enclosure Construction Materials

Internal Aluminum Sheet Encasing Structure
3D Printed External Support Structure
Laser Cut Aluminum Sheet Panel
Sheet Panel Finish – TBD

Enclosure Color Scheme

Black 3D Printed parts
Deep/dark Purple Panel

A2560X FOENIX

The A2560X Foenix is a full 32bits CPU system based on the CPU of your choice like a member of the 68000 CPU family. The system has been designed to give you full freedom in your creativity.

General Specifications

SYSTEM


Built-in CPU of your choice

MC68SEC000 @ 20Mhz (Release Date: Nov 2021)
MC68EC030 @ 40Mhz (Release Date: Dec 2021)
MC68EC040 @ 25/50Mhz (Release Date:Feb 2022)
MC68040V @ 25Mhz (Release Date: Feb 2022)
i486DX2 @ 50Mhz (Release Date: Jan 2022)
Cyrix 486DX2 @66Mhz (Release Date: Jan 2022)

32bits CPU Sub-system

4MBytes Static RAM – 4MBytes FLASH

System General Memory

64MBytes (16Mx32) of SDRAM Memory

VIDEO SUB-SYSTEM

Graphics Engine

VICKY III

Dual Head Graphics System

Resolutions

Full: 640 x 480 @ 60Hz – Pixel Doubling: 320 x 240
Full: 800 x 600 @ 60Hz – Pixel Doubling: 400 x 300
Full: 1024 x 768 @ 60Hz – Pixel Doubling: 512 x 384*

Color Depth

256 Colors – 8bits Per Pixel – For All Modes. (8x LUT)
Full Color – 24bits Per Pixel – Special Modes TBD
*

Graphics Engine Features

2 Bitmap Layers
4 Tilemap Layers
64 Sprites
VDMA Engine (with blitter features)*
Hardware Bresenham line drawing Engine*
Enhanced text modes*
Etc…

*: New features that will be integrated in VICKY III

SYSTEM MISC


Media

3.5″ Floppy Drive
Full-Size SDCard
2.5″ HDD – 44pins IDE Connector Support (Laptop HDD)

Communication Ports

2x Full Support DB-9M RS-232 Ports
1x Full Support DB-25F Parallel Port
1x 10/100Mbits Ethernet Controller

Joysticks

4x DB-9M Atari Style Ports with Analog Inputs (2 ports only)
4x SNES Joypad Ports
4x NES Joypad Ports

Others

Internal Power Supply
Feature Selection Dipswitch

AUDIO SUB-SYSTEM

Populated Chiptune Chips

OPM – JT2151SA ( FPGA Replication of the YM2151) on Socket
OPN2 – JT2612SA ( FPGA Replication of the YM2612) on Socket
PSG – SN76489 on Socket
OPL3 – YM262-M Soldered Onboard
SID – 2x FPGA Gideon SID Implementation

Unpopulated Sockets

2x SID with +9V/+12V power rail & Mono/Stereo select
Accessible Analog Input

Audio Sampling

Full ADC/DAC CODEC with 6 Inputs
2x Auxiliary DACs
Multi-Channel Integration in Hardware*

Supports

8bits/16bits Resolution
Mono/Stereo Mode
Sampling Rate: 48khz/44.1khz*/24khz*/22.05khz*
Memory to DAC SDMA Engine*

Misc

MIDI Connectivity
YM2612 & PSG audio level adjustment with POTs
Onboard 15W audio amplifier with speakers
RCA Stereo Line-In for Recording
RCA Stereo Line-Out
1/8″ inch Headphone Output Connector

*: New features that will be integrated.

MECHANICAL SPECS

 

Enclosure Dimension

9″ x 9 ” x 9″ (228.6mm x 228.6mm x 228.6mm)

Product Weight 

TBD

Enclosure Construction Materials

Internal Aluminum Sheet Encasing Structure
3D Printed External Support Structure
Laser Cut Aluminum Sheet Panel
Sheet Panel Finish – TBD

Enclosure Color Scheme

Black 3D Printed parts
Dark Teal Panel

A2560K FOENIX 

Integrated Keyboard Version

 The A2560K Foenix is a full 32bits CPU system powered by a MC68040RC25V with integrated keyboard.

General Specifications

SYSTEM


Built-in CPU

MC68040V @ 25MHz (Release Date: Oct 2021)

32bits CPU Sub-system

4MBytes Static RAM – 4MBytes FLASH

System General Memory

64MBytes (16Mx32) of SDRAM Memory

VIDEO SUB-SYSTEM

Graphics Engine

VICKY III

Dual Head Graphics System

Resolutions

Full: 640 x 480 @ 60Hz – Pixel Doubling: 320 x 240
Full: 800 x 600 @ 60Hz – Pixel Doubling: 400 x 300
Full: 1024 x 768 @ 60Hz – Pixel Doubling: 512 x 384*

Color Depth

256 Colors – 8bits Per Pixel – For All Modes. (8x LUT)
Full Color – 24bits Per Pixel – Special Modes TBD
*

Graphics Engine Features

2 Bitmap Layers
4 Tilemap Layers
64 Sprites
VDMA Engine (with blitter features)*
Hardware Bresenham line drawing Engine*
Enhanced text modes*
Etc…

*: New features that will be integrated in VICKY III

SYSTEM MISC


Media

3.5″ Floppy Drive
Full-Size SDCard
2.5″ HDD – 44pins IDE Connector Support (Laptop HDD)

Communication Ports

2x Full Support DB-9M RS-232 Ports
1x Full Support DB-25F Parallel Port
1x 10/100Mbits Ethernet Controller

Built-In Keyboard

80 Keys Keyboard with RGB Lighting

Joysticks

2x DB-9M Atari Style Ports with Analog Inputs
NES/SNES Expansion by using the SNES/NES Expander for the U/U+

Others

4 Prongs External  Dual Power Supply (Supplied)
Feature Selection Dipswitch

AUDIO SUB-SYSTEM

Populated Chiptune Chips

OPM – JT2151SA ( FPGA Replication of the YM2151) on Socket
OPN2 – JT2612SA ( FPGA Replication of the YM2612) on Socket
PSG – SN76489 on Socket
OPL3 – YM262-M Soldered Onboard
SID – 2x FPGA Gideon SID Implementation

Unpopulated Sockets

2x SID with +9V/+12V power rail & Mono/Stereo select
Accessible Analog Input

Audio Sampling

Full ADC/DAC CODEC with 6 Inputs
2x Auxiliary DACs
Multi-Channel Integration in Hardware*

Supports

8bits/16bits Resolution
Mono/Stereo Mode
Sampling Rate: 48khz/44.1khz*/24khz*/22.05khz*
Memory to DAC SDMA Engine*

Misc

MIDI Connectivity
YM2612 & PSG audio level adjustment with POTs
Onboard 15W audio amplifier with speakers
RCA Stereo Line-In for Recording
RCA Stereo Line-Out
1/8″ inch Headphone Output Connector

*: New features that will be integrated.

Mechanical Specs

 

Enclosure Dimension

approx: W: 13″ x L: 9.6″ x H: 3″ (228.6mm x 228.6mm x 228.6mm)

Product Weight 

TBD

Enclosure Construction Materials

Internal Aluminum Sheet Encasing Structure
3D Printed External Support Structure

Enclosure Color Scheme

TBD

A2560K FOENIX Accessories

Over the last years some expansion cards and joystick adapters have been developed to complement your C256 Foenix Experience. Here they are:

SNES/NES Joypad Adapter

For the C256 Foenix U/U+ & A2560K

 

Description

This allows the user to interface to 4 standard NES or SNES joypads. This unit work with C256 Foenix U/U+ or the upcoming A2560K. The cable will connect with Port 1.