T11 design WAS - Re: Inside old games machines, was: Re: Simulated CP/M-68K?
ajp166 at bellatlantic.net
Wed Jun 20 06:16:16 CDT 2007
>Subject: Re: T11 design WAS - Re: Inside old games machines,was: Re: Simulated CP/M-68K?
> From: "e.stiebler" <emu at e-bbes.com>
> Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2007 09:52:25 -0600
> To: General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
>Robert Borsuk wrote:
>> I've been loosely following this thread and never heard of a T11 from
>> DEC. So good'ole Google and Bitsavers saves the day, but it get's me
>> thinking. Has anybody done any design's with this processor? Why
>> wasn't this processor used instead of the 6100?
>There is a guy who made his own SBC with a T-11, and even ported Forth
>on it. I thought I knew his webpage, but it seems, I lost the bookmark.
>But check google groups for "peter mccollum forth t11" and you will find
>at least the discussions ...
It's an easy cpu to interface and use. One of it's features is
that at reset the bus can be configured for 8 or 16 bit wide path,
for standard or varible microcycle and static memory or
I'd suspect the Dram support would be valuable in a game at a time
when large rams were dynamic.
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