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[DPRG] Programmable Logic Devices Question

Subject: [DPRG] Programmable Logic Devices Question
From: Dale Wheat dale at dalewheat.com
Date: Thu Jan 14 18:42:28 CST 2010

BG Micro has Atmel (I think) 20V8 and 22V10 chips for ~$1


Thanks,

Dale Wheat

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Jeff Koenig wrote:
> Interesting...it looks like Atmel presently makes a family of SPLDs 
> (Simple Programmable Logic Devices), and they're available at DigiKey.  
> I'd never heard the acronym SPLD before now, but one of the parts in the 
> family is the venerable 22V10.
> 
> They have some programming software on the Atmel site.  I may play 
> around with this a bit.
> 
> 
> 
> On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 5:01 PM, Dave Curtis <dave at dave-curtis.com 
> <mailto:dave at dave-curtis.com>> wrote:
> 
> 
>     On Jan 14, 2010, at 1:19 PM, Jeff Koenig wrote:
> 
>      > It's been ages, but I used to use plenty of 22V10s. There's a
>     whole family of these programmable logic devices, numbered similarly
>     (16V8, etc.)
> 
>     Golly, can you still find those parts?  I haven't used them for a
>     nearly 20 years, but I think they evolved into GALs, and then it
>     seems that even the last of the GALs have been end-of-lifed.  Too
>     bad, since they are easy to use and easy to program.
> 
>     -dave
> 
>     (BTW: Hello! I'm a member of HBRC http://hbrobotics.org/ -- I've
>     been lurking here for a few days.  I decided to start following your
>     list since I see so many good posts from here forwarded to our list.)
> 
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