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Display & Keyboard (DSKY)




The DSKY provides a simple low-level interface to the hardware on the RBC Z80 SBC. The user can inspect/modify ports, inspect/modify memory, execute programs, or boot the system from various ROM images or various other devices.

A complete description of the DSKY can be found in this pdf.

Hardware Documentation

Board: printing_dsky-brd.pdf

Schematic: printing_dsky-sch.pdf

Manufacturing Files: Files were not on old wiki

KiCAD Files:

Build Information

Parts List

Parts List

Part Sourcing Notes

Tactile Switches @ Futurlec:

Tactile Switch Buttons @ Futurlec:

Complete Futurlec Order:

LED Displays @ Digikey:

LED driver @ Jameco:

Keypad Labels

Keypad Labels .PDF

Keypad Labels .XLS

Support Software



Video Demonstration

DSKY Demonstration

Builder's Notes/Comments

Please use this space to add any notes/comments on this board that don't fit into the above sections. (Periodically, these comments may be re-arranged to be better incorporated into a new revision of the wiki page.) Please sign your comments using the wiki “Insert Signature” feature! — Andrew Bingham 2016/02/27 13:01

File List

FilenameFilesizeLast modified
cpm-dsky-src-img.zip2.1 MiB2016/02/28 00:41
dbgmon.asm60.9 KiB2016/02/28 00:41
dsky-keysncaps.png12.9 KiB2016/02/28 00:41
dsky.lst3.3 KiB2016/02/28 00:41
dsky_for_the_n8vem_sbc.pdf1.7 MiB2016/02/28 00:41
dsky_keypad.pdf17.3 KiB2016/02/28 00:41
dsky_keypad.xls14.5 KiB2016/02/28 00:41
ecb_dsky_v2_kicad.zip34.3 KiB2016/04/16 13:52
ordering-display-ledsfrom-digikey.png90.7 KiB2016/02/28 01:24
ordering-display_driver-chip-from-jameco.png24.1 KiB2016/02/28 01:24
ordering-tactile-switch-buttons-from-futurlec.png87.4 KiB2016/02/28 00:41
ordering-tactile-switches-from-futurlec.png126.5 KiB2016/02/28 00:41
printing_dsky-brd.pdf363.9 KiB2016/02/28 00:41
printing_dsky-sch.pdf75.5 KiB2016/02/28 00:41
testkb.asm9.5 KiB2016/02/28 00:41