USR quad modems... (ontopic - really!)
bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca
Thu Aug 17 10:36:57 CDT 2006
Roger Merchberger wrote:
> But the *boards* to stick 'em in aren't exactly easy to find, and Cloud
> 9 (http://www.cloud9tech.com/) aren't building/shipping any more
> hardware (including their 512K upgrade boards) until they get the
> SuperBoard done; which might be quite a while yet.
But unless they have a web browser what do you need 512K memory for?
No wait ... a web broweser with graphics has to fit in 64k of memory.
> OK, just kidding, but - to venture into where my brain & dynamic memory
> part understanding, the 41256 uses a particular refresh
> which newer memory doesn't deal with well, so going *beyond* 512K is
> problematic. *If* I can figure out how to get 512K of SRAM to work in
> a CoCo3, going *beyond* 512K might become a bit easier.
Good I can sell you 24 bit computer design good to 2 MHZ with real 12 bit
bytes ... :)
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