Re: 6510FPGA Suggestions?

From: Mark McDougall <>
Date: Mon, 26 Aug 2013 09:43:32 -0400
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You are completely wrong. The best approach is a fully synchronous design with a clock enable.

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Istvan Hegedus <> wrote:

>I have been investigated these cores too and found FPG64's 6510 code the 
>closest implementation. I am currently playing experiments with it and one 
>drawback is that it uses fast clock (33Mhz) and slows the CPU down with the 
>enable signal. This however is needed in order not to violate the clock 
>domain of the whole FPGA64 design. It can be driven with slower clock speed 
>too but it is not a good concept to have different clock speeds in your 
>-----Original Message----- 
>Sent: Saturday, August 24, 2013 12:41 AM
>Subject: 6510FPGA Suggestions?
>Since for some time I am walking circles around the FPGA/CPLD bandwagon, I 
>thought it might be time to have a closer look. I checked opencores and 
>tried to decide where to spend some money (Altera, Atmel, Xilinx, ...?) that 
>would be able to implement a 6502 and an I/O port together with some RAM and 
>ROM modules. My n00b questions to the more experienced fellows:
>- how many kgates can be needed for something like I mentioned above?
>- what would be the best h/w platform/vendor and why?
>- what is the most complete/reliable 6502 core to use as starting point?
>- what can you suggest or warn about?
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