Building my own classic style computer update
Roy J. Tellason
rtellason at verizon.net
Fri Aug 24 12:17:01 CDT 2007
On Thursday 23 August 2007 22:21, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> On 23 Aug 2007 at 17:20, Mr Ian Primus wrote:
> > > Zilog Z8442BPS
> > Serial I/O controller
> > > Zilog Z8430BPS
> > Counter timer circuit
> It's been a long time--but didn't the "vintage" chips have legends
> such as "Z80-SIO" and "Z80-CTC" as well as "Z80-CPU"? I liked that
> convention--didn't leave much to the "I wonder what the heck this
> chip does" mindset.
Some of the ones I have on hand do both.
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