1st stage loader for IMSAI - need ascii to binary conversion
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Tue Feb 26 15:52:49 CST 2008
On 26 Feb 2008 at 19:57, Tony Duell wrote:
> Argh!. I grew up learning to design solutions to problems, rather than
> throw microcontrollers at them in the hope they'd go away.
Aw, Tony, a little 8 pin PIC or an ATiny can do this with no
additional active packages. The algorithm can be tweaked with no
Yes, it might be fun doing it with NE567s or somesuch, but then,
someone even more conservative would castigate you for not using
tuned LC filters and discretes for the active part. A couple of
6SN7s and some powdered-iron core inductors should do the trick...
I really like the little microcontrollers--they're cheap and they do
the job. I'm not averse to using them when they're the best
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