68k homebuilts

Chris M chrism3667 at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 15 13:01:40 CST 2008


--- On Mon, 12/15/08, Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com> wrote:

> > Quite some time back I used an OCR package on a 486
> that used the AMD
> > 29K PeeCee development board for the horsepower.
> 
>   In 1988 or so, I used a similar OCR setup at work.  I
> think it was called Calera, but I'm not sure.  It used
> an ISA board with a 16MHz 68020 and a bunch of memory on it.
>  It ran under DOS.  Its code was all RAM-based, and was
> downloaded into the board at boot time by programs run from
> autoexec.bat.

 BYTE had a coprocessor project sporting a 68020. For the life of me I can't remember what it's job was though. Something tells me it was related to graphics, but not an actual crt controller or what have you.


      



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