An open silicon microcontroller with a Z80, MOS6502, and M68K - start the open silicon revolution

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The Retro-uC pilot run will produce an open source silicon ASIC that contains the RTL for some retro CPUs - the Zilog Z80, MOS 6502 and Motorola M68K. The IC will be on a board that has Arduino-compatible I/O for use in all your cool projects. But beyond the product itself, the intent is to put together an open source EDA flow and manufacturing supply chain that will make creating open silicon an easier process for any who care to get involved.

Project Updates

Feb 02, 2018

Chips4Makers @ FOSDEM 2018 and Proposal for Pledge Options

When writing this I am putting the last efforts in my presentations for FOSDEM 2018. Read the full update.

Dec 07, 2017

The Importance of Open Source

In order to provide some more background on the reason why the Chips4Makers project exists, I started writing some blog posts. Read the full update.

Oct 17, 2017

Video of ORConf 2017 Presentation

The videos of the ORConf 2017 conference are posted on-line. Also the Chips4Makers presentation video is part of it. Enjoy the video and learn more about the purpose of this project. Read the full update.

Sep 12, 2017

Chips4Makers @ ORConf 2017

The goals and plans for the Chips4Makers project were presented at ORConf 2017, and XLR8 source has been released. Read the full update.

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