PIC power?

The Old Crow oldcrow at oldcrows.net
Thu Nov 18 16:27:46 CET 1999


On Thu, 18 Nov 1999, Budweiser [FtS] wrote:

> Are any PIC's powerful enough to do DSP based stuff?
> 
> Like say an 8-bit delay?

  Yes.  The 18C series in particular.  Scenix PIC-alikes are also good
candidates.  A delay line with 1ms accuracy to, say, 512ms would need to
block move 512 bytes in a RAM device in under 1ms, but as a 20MHz PIC
executes 200ns instructions, this is not a problem.

  --Crow

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