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[DPRG] Families

Subject: [DPRG] Families
From: Clay Timmons ctimmons at cadence.com
Date: Thu Jun 28 13:28:38 CDT 2001

Mike McCarty wrote:

> On Thu, 28 Jun 2001, Clay Timmons wrote:
>
> >
> > It is always frustrating as a hobbyist.  I use 1980's technology 8Mhz 68HC11
> > in my projects while I'm typing this message on an 850Mhz laptop!
>
> You spent $10 for the 68HC11, but you spent $100 for the Pentium.
>
> To put it another way, there is nothing preventing you from
> experimenting with the Pentium except your own choices.
>
> Have you ever tried to design using the Pentium?
>
> Mike
>

I did use a Pentium 266Mhz laptop in my robot.  I've switched
to a 486 133Mhz single board computer.  Should be plenty of
processing power.   I did bid on a Pentium SBC on E-bay but
it sold for $250 which my top bid was $135.

-Clay Timmons-




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