ZuluIDE Compact RP2040 PCB

ZuluIDE™ is a IDE computer storage emulation platform, where CD-ROM drive images are stored on a standard FAT32 or exFAT-formatted SD card. SDXC cards of up to 512GB are supported.


  • Emulates IDE/ATAPI CD-ROM drives of any size.
  • Emulates ZIP100 ATAPI removable media.
  • Open-source firmware, licensed under the GPLv3

Firmware origins

The ZuluIDE™ firmware is derived from two sources, both under GPL 3 license: