Emulation (Was: Emulators of Classic Computers)

From: ben franchuk <bfranchuk_at_jetnet.ab.ca>
Date: Thu Jan 15 11:55:56 2004

Brad Parker wrote:

> I'm probably high, but I'm still dreamy from the work the XKL guys did :-)
> If you want to do it in an FPGA (well, CPLD), let me know - I'll help!
> You can get some simple cpld kits from Xilinx for $99. I'd plop some
> SRAM next to one and use a JTAG compliant port to load up the memory...

A real 8 could be a interesting CPLD project, as I see two 6 bit alu
chips. a control and I/O,MMU chip. My gripe is that with the FPGA
software I use, is you need get a new (free) license every 4 months.

> (and, well, you'd obviously need a bunch of LEDS also, otherwise, what
> would be the point? :-)

Don't forget the front pannel switches!

> -brad
Received on Thu Jan 15 2004 - 11:55:56 GMT

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