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From: The Old Crow <oldcrow@...>
Date: 2000-03-26

> << Cool, I wonder if a PIC processor could handle the job... >>
> ken,
> i would certainly think so given that good results could be had with a
> 500khz. clocked 6502 !!!!
> what about it, pic guys ?

440KHz, actually. :) I have an 8700 along with it's whopping 1K of RAM
and ROM. A PIC could probably do this, but I would be inclined to use a
micrcontroller that can make efficient use of RAM. There are several in
the PIC family as well as my long-time favorite Z8 family that work with
external RAM. RAM can be made to work on kust about any PIC, but the ROM
space is finite and I would not want to use the bulk of it to operate a
RAM interface.