ZX Spectrum / Amstrad CPC Projects

Latest news

03/19/2019: MrByte has designed a 3D printer CPC Dandanator case. Thanks!.  You can get it at the downloads page.

03/11/2019: Aliens Neoplasma multiload/multilanguage conversion contributed by Spirax. Already available at  downloads.

03/02/2019: Romset creator v2.1 for CPC Dandanator available for download. It corrects the Cheats (poke) selection and adds several tweaks for CDT loading.  Available at the end of the downloads page.

01/26/2019: Romset creator v2.0 for CPC Dandanator available for download. It has a ton of new features such as emergency loader, CPLD Programming, CDT improvements, Faster USB transfers.. and much more.  Available at the end of the downloads page. Updated Manual.  (Google-translated for the time being)

01/12/2019: Note to all CPC Dandanator owners of boards shipped before Jan 10th 2019: if you are in a 6128 or 664 (464, 472 and plus series ok) , please, either don’t use BASIC with the cartridge plugged in or proceed to update the CPLD with the latest corrected versions in the downloads section.

12/21/2018: 380 CPC Dandantor units done!. 180 are already delivered to users and 200 are for 4Mhz games physical editions. Now manuals, schematic and software for the CPC Dandanator available online (In Spanish, English version comming soon)

11/12/2018: Five new Multiload games contributed by Spirax :Sword of Ianna, Dragons Lair I, Dragons Lair II, Batman the Movie and Batman Trilogy. Already available at  downloads.

08/31/2018: The Mojon Twins presents a compilation of its MK1 and MK2 games for Spectrum. Nothing less than 25 games in a custom romset for dandanator: “Mr.T Pretujao Collection”. (Pretujao is Spanish slang for very tight) Already available at  downloads.

02/23/2018v7.0 released Now supporting multiload games converted by mad3001 (So far: Castlevania spectral interlude, Mighty final fight, Prince  of Persia, La abadia del crimen, Gauntlet and Chuckie egg 2) games supporting saving progress save it to the dandanator. Also includes by default ZX Diagnostics 0.36 by Brendan Alford. Romset creation tool and  “.MLD” games available at downloads.

09/28/2017: Dandanator Mini has been tested in a ZX Spectrum NEXT and it works great.

05/10/2017: Note to all Dandanator 2.0 owners: Please, remove capacitor C4 for the pause function to work properly. V1.0 and 2.1 boards do not need any modification.

04/26/2017Retroshop.pt now selling already built dandanator kits. Thanks Ricardo.

02/16/2017User Manual including videos (English/Spanish) explaining audio and kempston-serial gameset update.

01/20/2017: v2.1b schematics released. All Kicad schematics, gal equations and gerber files for V2.1b boards now available at the downloads section.

10/15/2016PCB V1.0 Mod tutorial to support eeprom updating using audio, kempston or divide is online


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