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The IBM WorkPad z50 is a NEC VR4121 based PDA. It comes with WinCE in flash.
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The IBM WorkPad z50 is a NEC VR4121 based PDA. It comes with WinCE in ROM.
  
 
It features
 
It features
  
* 131Mhz NEC VR4121 SoC
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* 131Mhz [[NEC VR4121]]  SoC
* NEC VR4171A Companion chip
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* [http://www.eecg.toronto.edu/~lemieux/z50/Vr4171A.pdf NEC VR4171A] Companion chip
 
* 16MB RAM (Expandable to 48MB)
 
* 16MB RAM (Expandable to 48MB)
 
* 4MB Video RAM
 
* 4MB Video RAM
* ITE IT8181F Video controller
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* 20MB ROM
* Rockwell RP336LD Modem
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* ITE IT8181F Video controller (datasheet [http://www.eecg.toronto.edu/~lemieux/z50/ITE8181F-1.pdf part 1] and [http://www.eecg.toronto.edu/~lemieux/z50/ITE8181F-2.pdf part 2])
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* [http://www.eecg.toronto.edu/~lemieux/z50/RP336LD.pdf Rockwell RP336LD] Modem
  
There is a netbsd and a (unmaintained) linux port available
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[[Linux-VR]] is rumored to work on the z50.
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There is a netbsd (http://netbsd.org/Ports/hpcmips/) port available.
  
 
Useful info and datasheets on various parts used in this machine can be found at http://www.eecg.toronto.edu/~lemieux/z50/
 
Useful info and datasheets on various parts used in this machine can be found at http://www.eecg.toronto.edu/~lemieux/z50/

Latest revision as of 23:03, 27 May 2007

The IBM WorkPad z50 is a NEC VR4121 based PDA. It comes with WinCE in ROM.

It features

Linux-VR is rumored to work on the z50.

There is a netbsd (http://netbsd.org/Ports/hpcmips/) port available.

Useful info and datasheets on various parts used in this machine can be found at http://www.eecg.toronto.edu/~lemieux/z50/