Re: Turbo232 UART Cart HDL

From: Gordon Steemson <>
Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2013 10:15:15 -0800
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Hi all,

On Dec 12, 2013, at 8:01 AM, "J.G.Harston" <> wrote:

> Gordon Steemson wrote:
>> if you’re doing an HDL implementation anyway, why not invent a “6552” that extends the 6551 in the same way the 16550 extends the 8250?
> What would it do?

Well, just adding FIFO buffering and higher speeds, is the part I know about. Does a 16550 have anything besides that?

> Some years ago I had a ponder on adding 32-bit addressing

Sounds interesting! I’ll have to read that after work.

The world’s only gsteemso
The Seattle Retro-Computing Society’s agitator-in-chief
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