Emulators of Classic Computers

From: ben franchuk <bfranchuk_at_jetnet.ab.ca>
Date: Fri Jan 16 23:15:27 2004

Sean 'Captain Napalm' Conner wrote:
> It was thus said that the Great Tony Duell once stated:
>>Steve Ciarcia's bomebrew computers (he did several -- I remember an 8088
>>system in 5 chips, a sort-of PC compatible, a Z8 board without even
>>thinking about it) were based on microprocessors. But I do remember a
>>Byte article on making a homebrew CPU (from TTL). I think it was called
>>'EGO', and hung off a Tandy 2000.
> I remember that. I still have the Byte magazines the EGO appeared in.
> Neat CPU, made for floating point operations if I recall.
> -spc (Fondly remembers bytes from the mid 80s ... )

But it was micro programed with EPROMS. Nice idea.
Received on Fri Jan 16 2004 - 23:15:27 GMT

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