Cipher F880 with S100 interface card on local CL

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Mon Jul 10 15:35:34 CDT 2017


On 07/10/2017 01:03 PM, Fred Cisin via cctalk wrote:
> On Mon, 10 Jul 2017, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote:
>> Well, that's the thing.  I've been using the STM32F4 series of
>> MCUs--cheap, lots of I/Os and an integrated external memory interface.
>> Not super-fast; 168 MHz clock, but fast enough and 5V tolerant I/Os.
>> And even that approach is dated today.  Good grief--we have multicore
>> ARM boards like the Pi Zero for, what $5?
> 
> But, wouldn't it be more FUN to use a 5170?

No, it'd be a damned noisy nuisance. (I do have one).

You want retro, go buy a walking beam steam engine.

--Chuck



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