Speaking of 6502s, was Re: 70's micros still available - was 1802 problems

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Tue Jan 3 15:29:18 CST 2006


On 1/3/2006 at 3:58 PM Roy J. Tellason wrote:

>Oh really?  Now _that's_ an interesting tidbit,  I had no idea those chips

>were that close,  though I do see a lot of similarities between them.

IIRC the 650x development team were ex-Moto guys.  The 6501 (a very rare
bird) was pin-compatible with the 6800; after Moto sued MOS, the 6502 came
out with only very minor pin swaps.

Cheers,
Chuck





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