Sherwood Micro CPU/100 / was Re: Rockwell PPS-4 info (was 8008 v. 4004...)

Ian King IanK at vulcan.com
Thu Dec 18 22:49:30 CST 2008


>From what I read: it not only 'runs the digital display' but allows you to create a dictionary associating the frequency with a station's call letters.  Rather slick, for the era.
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From: cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org [cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of Ethan Dicks [ethan.dicks at gmail.com]
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Subject: Re: Sherwood Micro CPU/100 / was Re: Rockwell PPS-4 info (was 8008     v. 4004...)

On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 10:30 PM, Brent Hilpert <hilpert at cs.ubc.ca> wrote:
>>  >  The earliest I have seen so far is a
>>  > Sherwood FM tuner ca. 1977 that uses an RCA 1802 (e.g.
>>  > http://atlanta.craigslist.org/ele/927622156.html).
>
> Interesting to see, although it was 11 years ago I worked on them.
> I RE'd the schematic for half of it if needed. It was interesting to see the
> 1802 with all it's support in there when I first opened them up.

I had no idea there was a tuner from that era with a microprocessor,
but they picked a fun one.  What does it do?  Run the digital display?

-ethan





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