OT? What 8bit Microprocessors still available new?

From: Philip Pemberton <philpem_at_dsl.pipex.com>
Date: Thu Feb 19 18:10:27 2004

In message <Pine.LNX.4.33.0402191428510.22767-100000_at_siconic.com>
          Vintage Computer Festival <vcf_at_siconic.com> wrote:

> I don't like to advocate the eviscerating of old computers, but as long as
> the parts are being used to build new computers then it's acceptable.
Not in my opinion :)
If I had two broken VIC20s - one with a fried VIC, CPU, etc. and the other
with a dead keyboard, I'd move the working keyboard into the machine with the
dead keyboard. As for the utterly fried one? Find out which parts are toast,
then gut the board and keep the working parts. Of course, if there's a
white ceramic 6502 with gold coverplate, I'd keep that even if it was dead.

Phil.                              | Acorn Risc PC600 Mk3, SA202, 64MB, 6GB,
philpem_at_dsl.pipex.com              | ViewFinder, 10BaseT Ethernet, 2-slice,
http://www.philpem.dsl.pipex.com/  | 48xCD, ARCINv6c IDE, SCSI
... This is your head..THiS iS yoUR HeAD On WindOwS.
Received on Thu Feb 19 2004 - 18:10:27 GMT

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