New Altair32 "hardware"

Ethan Dicks ethan.dicks at gmail.com
Sat Jun 10 04:21:54 CDT 2006


On 6/9/06, Cini, Richard <Richard.Cini at wachovia.com> wrote:
> All:
>
>             I want to add a real time clock to the Altair32 but I want
> to throw this out there for comment. Would one rather use a "faceless"
> RTC (like the Compu/Time) or one with an on-screen display like the
> Hayes Chronograph? The Compu/Time is very easy (nearly done coding) but
> the Chronograph would be prettier.

Personally?  The Chronograph.  I have a real one, so, of course, I'm
biased.  I've often contemplated making a Chronograph emulator, but it
would take a graphical LCD; a 20x4 Text LCD can't quite do it justice
(because of the day-of-the-week at the top of a real Chronograph's
VFD).

-ethan



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