pieces of metal and plastic

From: PG Manney <manney_at_nwohio.com>
Date: Fri Jun 27 12:28:46 1997

> Of course if you were a real hacker you had an M-code box that let you
> write the native 10 bit (?) instructions for the 41's CPU (I forget what
> it's called).

I got more into the guts of the HP-71, which was a 20-bit, nybble-oriented.
It had a Saturn chip (I think), on which I programmed in FORTH. A FORTH
chip was talked about for the HP-41 (never heard it called a coco, though)
but I don't know if it jelled.
Received on Fri Jun 27 1997 - 12:28:46 BST

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