XL/XE Technical Section

XL/XE Board Information

Schematics, Component layouts and port/connector pin-outs

Title Description Date
Atari 1200XL Product Specs Original Atari product specification document on the 1200XL computer -
Atari 1450XLD Engineering Notes Original Atari engineering notes on the never-released 1450XLD computer -
Atari 1450XLD Final Assembly Original Atari final assembly document on the never-released 1450XLD computer -
Atari 1450XLD TONG Test Plan Original Atari test plan for the never-released 1450XLD computer -
Atari 1450XLD Product Specs (Rev 1A) Original Atari product specification document on the never-released 1450XLD computer -
ANTIC chip design In-depth specifications of the ANTIC chip as used on the XL/XE range -
CGIA chip design In-depth specifications of the Colour Graphics Interface Adapter (CGIA) chip, which is a combined ANTIC/GTIA chip, as used on the XL/XE range -
GTIA chip design In-depth specifications of the Graphics Television Interface Adapter (GTIA) chip -
POKEY chip design In-depth specifications of the POKEY chip as used on the XL/XE range -
FREDDIE chip design In-depth specifications of the FREDDIE chip as used on the 800XLF -
Carmen chip design In-depth specifications of the Carmen gate array chip as used on the 1450XL -
CO61618 MMU chip design In-depth specifications of the CO61618 MMU chip as used on the 1450XL -
     

 

XL/XE Firmware

Disassembly of ROM code and other firmware-related articles.

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EPROM Programmer

This is a project designed by Rudolf Cornelissen, which shows you how to make an EPROM programmer for 8K and 16K EPROM s. PCB details included in download. See http://web.inter.nl.net/users/be-hold/Atari/atariXLXE.html for more info.

 


Peripherals

Original documents written by third-party manufacturers of Atari peripherals.

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