newbie building a scratch-built computer

Joe Giliberti starbase89 at
Fri Aug 3 23:07:39 CDT 2007

Thanks for all the information everyone. I'm really looking into everything
now, as far as building a computer from an off the shelf CPU such as a Z80
or 6502. One thing that has occurred to me is that I will likely need an
EPROM Burner. Where can I get such a device for a modern PC?

On 8/3/07, Chuck Guzis <cclist at> wrote:
> On 4 Aug 2007 at 4:18, Ensor wrote:
> > <GRIN> What, like a logic probe...?
> I figured if the OP was using an LED as a logic probe, then he might
> not want to throw his filthy lucre after a commercial probe.  It's
> easy enough to toss one together out of hellbox detritus.
> > I don't actually have a logic analyser myself (annoyingly), and tend to
> > reach for my logic probe long before I resort to digging out my 'scope.
> I
> > find mine indispensible.
> Same here; rather than set up a scope just to see if a line is
> wiggling, a logic probe is much easier.
> > If the OP is in the UK, then Maplins do a nice one for £15 (which is
> less
> > than I paid for mine back in 1980).
> Radio Shack used to offer one for a reasonable price, but no
> longer...
> Cheers,
> Chuck

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