HP-IB, Amigo/cs80 was Re: hp 9153 floppy & disk
ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Tue Feb 16 13:32:12 CST 2010
> Tony Duell wrote:
> > I don't think you could fit all the logic to implement CS/80 or Amigo
> > protocol in any sensible FPGA. I think it can be done in a modern
> > microcontroller.
> I can fit it in, for development. I made some FPGA board for myself,
Blimey!. How many equivalent gates is this FPGA, then? I am amazed it has
space for a CPU, 16K of 'ROM', a few K of buffer RAM, etc.
> simply because I think they are more flexible.
They are. But that doesn;t make them the right solution to every
problem.I still feel a microcontroller is more sensible for this application.
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