Re: sources of 6529

From: Gerrit Heitsch <>
Date: Sat, 16 Jun 2012 18:10:37 +0200
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On 06/15/2012 02:55 PM, Bil Herd wrote:
> Yeah it was stock, had them "sent up" within an hour.  The chip makes a
> lot of sense as an IO building block, I guess most systems of the day were
> adding I/O as part of timer/counters VIA'ish  most of the time.

There are some downsides to the 6529:

  - No reset input
  - No data direction register.

Each feature would have meant 1 more pin though.


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