MCS-51 Tiny BASIC ( was Re: INS8073 )
mcguire at neurotica.com
Tue Aug 19 02:46:08 CDT 2008
But definitely not any relation to the interpreter found in the
8052AH-BASIC chip, though, right? Do you have any URLs handy?
On Aug 11, 2008, at 6:09 PM, Scanning wrote:
> I've found numerous references to a MCS-51 Tiny BASIC for the 8051.
> Apparently it is 3 Kbytes so I would definitely put it in the Tom
> category for Tiny BASICs.
> Best regards, Steven
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Dave McGuire" <mcguire at neurotica.com>
> To: "General Discussion: On-Topic Posts Only" <cctech at classiccmp.org>
> Sent: Monday, August 11, 2008 12:41 PM
> Subject: Re: INS8073 (was Re: HERO1 For sale...)
>> Eric Smith wrote:
>>> It's in 2.5KB of ROM, so it's definitely a tinier BASIC than in the
>>> competing Intel 8051AH-BASIC and Zilog Z8671, both of which had
>>> 4KB of
>> Was there in fact an 8051AH-BASIC? I've worked extensively with
>> 8052AH-BASIC, and have never heard of an 8051 version. The 8052
>> has 8KB
>> of ROM, compared to the 8051's 4KB. The BASIC interpreter
>> I mean FILLED...that 8KB. It's extraordinarily dense code.
>> The Z8671's BASIC, on the other hand, fits in the first 2KB of
>> ROM on
>> that chip.
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