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Richard Russell developed BBC BASIC for the Z80, which has probably become the version of BBC BASIC available on the widest variety of platforms, finding its way into various Z80-based computers and notepads. Richard has made BBC BASIC (Z80) for CP/M freely available as long as all the relevant files are kept together and attributation to Richard is given. See Richard's website for confirmation and details.
BBC BASIC (Z80) is as near as possible to BBC BASIC (65) version 4 as resident in the BBC Master.
Technical Info   Porting BBC BASIC Z80   Links   ????   ????
Platform Download Size Details
Vanilla CP/M CPM.zip 48K This should work on any CP/M system. As most CP/M systems do not have a common graphics or sound interface this version is limited to text only. It may be customised to suit the host computer by editing a small patch program. See also Richard Russell's site.
Acorn CP/M Z80 CoPro CPMTube.zip 79K Acorn Z80 CoProcessor running CP/M. Has full access to the sound and graphics system of the host BBC computer via commands such as SOUND, MODE and DRAW.
Acorn BBC Z80 CoPro BBCTube.zip 117K CPMTube patched with Z80Conv to use the BBC MOS instead of CP/M for file I/O. Has full access to the sound and graphics system of the host BBC computer via commands such as SOUND, MODE and DRAW.
Amstrad CPC 464/664/6128 Amstrad.zip 51K Has full access to the sound and graphics system of the host computer via commands such as SOUND, MODE and DRAW. See also Richard Russell's site.
Amstrad Notepad Computer NC100
NC150
NC200
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Tatung Einstein Einstein.zip 57K Also see Richard Russell's site.
Research Machines 480Z RM480Z.zip   I haven't tracked down a copy of this yet.
Sinclair Spectrum v0.40   I started work on converting BBC BASIC (Z80) to run on the Spectrum back in about 1988, but work got in the way. I've recently done some more work on it. Wow! It works! It is really wierd seeing a Spectrum boot up into BBC BASIC! See this screenshot.
Sinclair Z88 Z88.zip   Graphics patch available.
Tiki Tiki.zip 38K Newly uncovered - BBC BASIC for the Tiki, a Norwegan CP/M-based computer.
Torch Torch.zip 61K Freshly extracted from my Torch disks. Has full access to the host BBC computer's sound and graphics capabilities.
Wren Executive Wren.zip   I have some initial information on this.
MicroScribe 600 Micro.zip   I have some initial information on this.
port.htm port.zip 20K Porting BBC BASIC Z80 to other Z80 platforms.

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