7201 (was Re: Z8530 (was Re: Navtel 9460 ProtocolAnalyzer info?))
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Sat Apr 16 11:44:53 CDT 2005
From: "woodelf" <bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca>
Sent: Saturday, April 16, 2005 11:06 AM
> Allison wrote:
>>I'll remember that one. Though compared to serial chips many disk
>>controllers and their associated stuff that wraps around them
>>programtically are pretty horrid too.
> Has anybody made a easy to use serial chip, all seem to be lacking some
> The only way I like to program is I/O is 'hardware" setup ... Dip
> switches and hard reset
> lines. :)
The only serial chips that I am aware of that do not require any programming
are old style dumb UARTs like the 6402 sold by Jameco.
They have no fifo buffering, they are simple to use devices.
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