X-Mem

We can add a X-Mem to all Amstrad CPC models. The X-Mem has:

  • 512K of extra RAM.
  • 512K of programmable ROM memory.

Retro Virtual Machine emulates a X-Mem with winbond flash memory.

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We can enter the configuration panel of the X-Mem by clicking on the rom chip icon in the upper right corner, or by pressing the key combination ALT+7 in Windows or Linux, or CMD+7 in MacOS.

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Switches

The X-Mem has three switches:

  • Rom enabled / disabled: Activates or deactivates the internal rom completely.
  • Rom free / locked: Allows or not to write on the rom
  • Boot: Indicates whether to boot from the firmware installed on the x-mem or from the main firmware of the computer.

Programming ROM's

We can program the X-Mem from the CPC itself using its software: Manual and Software X-Mem

Alternatively we can program the roms directly from the emulator by clicking on the Manague Roms button.

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From this box we can insert the roms we want using the green button .... With the red button C we can delete the rom.