How CPU's work (was Re: Hi, I'm new...)

Roy J. Tellason rtellason at
Sun Aug 6 12:32:29 CDT 2006

On Sunday 06 August 2006 11:04 am, Dave McGuire wrote:
>   I love hacking with Z80s.  I consider myself very lucky that much of
> my work these days is done in the embedded systems world, where Z80s
> (albeit at 50MHz with 24-bit address buses) are alive and well.  It's
> neat to see how it has made the transition from mainstream
> general-purpose processor to common embedded processor.  (and I'll bet
> Zilog sure is happy about it!)

I'm also quite comfortable with the z80,  and sure wouldn't mind finding some 
way to actually get paid for working with them...   :-)

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