TTL computing

From: Christopher Smith <>
Date: Wed Apr 10 14:16:48 2002

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Fred Cisin (XenoSoft) []

> Since the it is for illustration, rather than for significant
> real usage,
> 16 bits should be plenty to show how it works.
> Glass fuses don't blacken unless you really whack them with a lot of
> current, and can sometimes be very hard to even see visually
> whether they
> are blown.
> Ceramic fuses, such as what VW used to use would be the easiest to
> visually check which ones are blown, but it's hard to find
> them in smaller
> sizes than 8 amps.
> Would you be programming in place, or "cheating" and assembly the unit
> with fuses that are already blown?

Ideally programming in place, with a home-made "programmer" -- probably
it would be mostly switches, etc, with no logic in it... very simple
design. At least that was the idea.


Christopher Smith, Perl Developer
Amdocs - Champaign, IL

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