Retrocomputing Agon Light

Initial explorations of the Agon Light

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The Agon Light doesn’t have an equivalent of the “programmer’s reference guides” of old, so I’ve been doing some poking around in different places to see what information I can gather together.

There’s an agon-light tag on Github that lists a few interesting repositories. In particular …

Retrocomputing Agon Light

The Agon Light 2

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I ordered an Agon Light 2 recently from Olimex, which is a modification of Bernardo Kastrup’s original Agon Light.

A still-bagged Agon Light 2

It’s a small, inexpensive Z80-based board with a GPIO port, allowing it to be used as a microcontroller board, but it can also be used similarly to an …

Projects Spectrum Next NetBSD Retrocomputing

A time server for the ZX Spectrum Next

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I recently received my Spectrum Next. I’d been waiting three years for it, and they started sending them out just as the lockdown started. Thankfully, even though I wasn’t able to update the address, they were able to receive it at the office, and drop it over, which …