The P2000T is capable of interfacing with cartridges in SLOT1 during the boot process. Upon purchase, the P2000T typically included the standard BASIC cartridge; however, alternative cartridge designs are also available. In this article, we delve into an exploration of diverse cartridge designs and provide instructions on constructing your own personalized P2000T cartridge.Read more
Copying data from the SLOT1 cartridges ideally proceeds in a non-invasive manner, i.e. without breaking open the cartridge. This guide explains how this task can be accomplished using an Arduino Leonardo based cartridge reader hat.Read more
PICO SST39SF0x0 Programmer
Interfacing with the P2000T using a modern computer can be a difficult task. Although there exists the possibility to interface with the P2000T using a serial connection, another option is to use an EEPROM. EEPROM flashers can be relatively expensive and this project attempts to tackle this by building a dedicated EEPROM flasher for the SST39SF0x0 branch of chips based on a Raspberry Pi PICO.Read more
Below, you can find a curated list of repositories containing source code and material for hard- and software project for the P2000.
- Cartridge Reader
This repository contains hard- and software for building an Arduino Leonardo based device for extracting the data from a SLOT1 cartridge in a non-invasive manner. The project has been designed to use a minimum of abundant and cheap materials.
- P2000T Cartridges
This repository contains the source files for building the PCBs and the enclosures for a number of SLOT1 cartridges, including the Multicartridge and the ZIF-cartridge.
- PICO SST39SF0x0 Programmer
This repository contains hard- and software for building a chip programmer for the SST39SF010, SST39SF020 and SST39SF040 rom chips. Using an adapter plate, it supports both the DIP32 as well as the PLCC32 type of packaging for this chip.
- P2000T Programs
This repository hosts a number of homebrewn programs which can be executed using a SLOT1 cartridge.
- P2000T Preservation Project
The P2000T Preservation Project contains an abundant collection of articles, copies of magazines, tapes, details on hard- and software and much more for the P2000T. A note of caution: the majority of its contents is in Dutch.