cctech Digest, Vol 78, Issue 3

Dave McGuire mcguire at
Fri Feb 5 17:22:31 CST 2010

On Feb 5, 2010, at 6:09 PM, Ben wrote:
>> The SBC6120 comes to mind. Considering the number of units sold  
>> and the
>> level of commercialization of the whole deal, I'm not sure I'd  
>> consider
>> it "hobbyist clan".
>>> I'd think even a small CPLD would do a better job.
>> That's what I'd have done on that board.
> With the short supply of 6120 chips, don't grumble about what you get.

   The use of the 8255 in that design has precisely zero to do with  
the supply of 6120 chips.

   And (in case Bob is listening) I didn't mean to grumble, just  
state that were I the designer, I'd have used a different  
chip...that's all.


Dave McGuire
Port Charlotte, FL

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