Talking of the 380Z...
ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Fri Jul 8 17:51:44 CDT 2005
> Actually, I'd not heard of the blue-cased machines before. Maybe they're
> in standard off-the-shelf instrument cases rather than with RML logos,
> panel cut-outs etc.?
The black case is a standard (Vero iIRC) case. It was designed to take a
19" rack chassis, but RML just mounted the PSU and card guides inside.
OK, the cutouts and logos are custom, but that's all.
> Oh, Xebec board in my fileserver is an S1410, for which I have a manual
> and a couple of spare boards, so I can do some messing around with a PC
> parallel port driver. There's even a sample Z80 interface schematic in
> the back of the manual that's probably adaptable...
> Still concerned about timings though as some of the timing diagrams do
> have upper constraints on signal changes (a lot of them only specify a
> minimum limit). Time will tell if the PC's port is quick enough...
I think (wihtout trying it), you can go as slowly as you like.
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