[Coco] [OT] Z80 still being used in modern electronics
johnguin at hotmail.com
Sun Apr 15 17:56:31 EDT 2007
I've been looking into getting an update for my old HP calculator. I was
looking at the Texas Instruments line and saw they have an SDK for their
I downloaded it to see what tools they have available and was surprised to
see their "state of the art" calculator uses the ol' Z80.
I would have thought there was a faster or lower power (wattage) or higher
power (CPU cycles) or otherwise better CPU to use by now, but what do I
Thought I'd pass this along,
PS: to tie this into the Coco, I hope they upgrade their calculators to the
6809 soon <g>.
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