bit slice chips (was Re: Harris H800 Computer)

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Fri Apr 22 23:17:00 CDT 2016

On 04/22/2016 09:03 PM, ben wrote:

> Too Early , Too Slow , Too $$$ is my guess. With out the 6800/6502
> 8080/Z80 price wars, how much would a 8 bit CPU be in the late 70s?
> $75?

Given the price of memory and other "then-LSI" in the late 70s, $75
doesn't sound unreasonable at all.  NSC did bring out the PACE, which
was essentially a single-chip version of an IMP-16 implementation.

But, like all things National, they didn't know how to sell any of their
own stuff.


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