68k homebuilts

John Floren slawmaster at gmail.com
Sat Dec 13 17:20:29 CST 2008

On Sat, Dec 13, 2008 at 6:05 PM, Jules Richardson
<jules.richardson99 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Tony Duell wrote:
>> (if you can get a 68008, are they easy to get now?)
> Were they ever? I've got two 68008 ICs (one in the Cumana copro for a BBC
> micro, and one in a STE-bus board) and those are the only two I've ever come
> across. Compare that to a healthy pile of Z80 and 68000 (and '010 etc.)
> processors...
> I'm not sure they ever really saw much widespread use (actually, what
> commercial machines used them other than the Sinclair QL?)

After doing some looking I thought I'd go with 68020 if I were to do
32-bit, or 68000 for 16-bit. I may take Tony's excellent advice and
try something even simpler first, if I can get my hands on the Art of
Electronics books... they're on Amazon, I'll probably just have to
buckle down and shell out the money.

Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn

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