FPUs for small computers (Was: What to download for a PDP-8)

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Wed Oct 17 17:05:43 CDT 2007


dwight elvey wrote:
>> Was also a pascal chip set, demoed for the S-100 bus.
>> I am guessing AMD might be the multiplier chip.I think BYTE
>> had a blurb on signed 8x8 multiplier for the 6800.
>>> Cheers,
>>> Chuck
> 
>  I have a S100 board made by N* that is a math board but it
> doesn't have a FPU. It has a 2901 and some ROM chips.
>  It only has the one 2901.

I actually had an idea for an arbitrary-precision floating point unit 
for a bit-serial processor.  Maybe I should implement.

Peace...  Sridhar



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