bit slice chips (was Re: Harris H800 Computer)
jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu
Sat Apr 23 07:41:30 CDT 2016
> From: Brent Hilpert
> I'd say the 74181 (1970) deserves a mention here. Simpler (no register
> component, ALU only) but it pretty much kicked off the start of
> IC-level bit slicing.
Yes, it was used in quite a few machines. Among the PDP-11's alone, it is
found in the -11/45, /05, /40, /04 and /34, to name a few that I checked
quickly, and almost certainly others too (e.g. /70).
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