8/S Replica

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Feb 28 12:56:19 CST 2008

On Feb 27, 2008, at 4:33 PM, jim s wrote:
>>> Whatever happened to that idea of building mini-flipchips with
>>> surface-mount parts?
> I'd be interested in a system that used the CF connectors to  be  
> the edge card connectors.  they should be cheap, and would hit the  
> form factor well.  Both sexes are available so you could integrate  
> the backplane with the connectors prewired on a big pc board, and  
> make gobs of the little flip chips to plug in.

   Even two-row 0.1" header pins would probably work well.  That's  
what I'll most likely use for a backplane-based Z80 system I've been  
working on for a while.  "Real" backplane connectors are very, very  


Dave McGuire
Port Charlotte, FL

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