9900 CPU was:Re: Rescued Items

Allison ajp166 at bellatlantic.net
Sun Jun 5 09:30:51 CDT 2005

>Subject: 9900 CPU  was:Re: Rescued Items
>   From: "Joe R." <rigdonj at cfl.rr.com>
>   Date: Sun, 05 Jun 2005 09:54:28 -0400
>     To: "General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts" <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
>At 09:43 AM 6/5/05 -0400, Allison wrote:
>>Yep!  I want one!!! ;)  
>>On the real front I'm looking for the TI9900 (cpu chip) based stuff.
>>They are a bit lighter.
>   Check out the Fluke equipment including the Fluke 1722A GP-IB Instrument
>Controller. Fluke used the 9900 in a lot of their stuff. The 1722 is
>similar to the HP 9915 and Tektronix 4041 and uses the 9900 CPU. I have a
>complete set of docs for it if you find one. I think I have the DOS disk
>for it as well.

I have raw 9900 chips but TI made both a system and board level 
products using that CPU.    The tek and fluke equipment I know about
but they don't thrill me.

>  Hmm. I just checked E-bay and there's one for sale there now
>>. They want way too much for it but it does include the hard to find
>programmer's keyboard.  There are a couple others for sale there as well

I don't do Ebay.  It involves more trust that I am able to muster.
>From what I've seen more monies lost than I care to loose.


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