On Sun, July 29, 2012 12:48 pm, Gerrit Heitsch wrote: > On 07/28/2012 09:53 AM, Nicolas Welte wrote: > >> I found an interesting article/interview from two Signetics engineers >> that worked on the development of the FPLA. Even the Commodore 64 is >> mentioned in one sentence :) Maybe it's more interesting to read about >> some technical details of the chip, how other fabs failed (MMI) to >> second source the chip or got only a bad yield (Fairchield). Also >> described is an option to do a mask programmed version of the FPLA, but >> according to the interview no customer made use of them. >> >> I found this via the microcontroller forum: >> http://www.mikrocontroller.net/topic/243938 >> http://archive.computerhistory.org/resources/access/text/Oral_History/102702200%20.05.01.acc.pdf > > The funny thing is... Did Commodore ever use the 82S100 in production > C64 systems? So far I have only seen the 93459PC made by Fairchild in > any of them. > Yes, I've seen many of them in production machines. -Pete Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2012-07-29 20:00:23
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