MITS 2SIO serial chip?

From: Gene Buckle <>
Date: Fri Dec 14 12:19:14 2001

> > Does anyone know what chip was used for the MITS serial boards? I thought
> > that it was the 6850, but I could be wrong.
> Weren't a lot of people using the 8251 back in those days?
> I had to play some tricks in getting an interrupt-driver
> written for the 8251... this was for the redoubtable
> Data General One, a sort cool, sorta nasty laptop...
> -dq

I always thought the 8251 was a pretty kick-ass chip. I learned a lot
about it since the Royal Alphatronic PC that I've got (somewhere in this
disaster of mine) uses it. I was pleasantly surprised a number of years
ago when I discovered someone had made a BYE insert for it. :)

Received on Fri Dec 14 2001 - 12:19:14 GMT

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