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wswbln
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re: One-bit processor and a mega-cool Turing Machine
wswbln   3/19/2012 11:12:30 AM
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Here are links to datasheet, manual and a vhdl source: http://www.brouhaha.com/~eric/retrocomputing/motorola/mc14500b/

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Code Monkey   3/16/2012 11:27:35 PM
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Just for yuks, how many Dhrystone MIPS?

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Sparky_Watt   3/16/2012 8:39:27 PM
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Actually, could someone send me a link to the design for that thing. Like others, I wouldn't want to duplicate it, but a clearer idea of how it works would be a big help in making something similar. Send links to SparkyWatt@yourScienceQuestions.org

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re: One-bit processor and a mega-cool Turing Machine
Max The Magnificent   3/16/2012 8:38:35 PM
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I literally laughed out loud when I read this - thank you :-)

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re: One-bit processor and a mega-cool Turing Machine
Sparky_Watt   3/16/2012 7:51:48 PM
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Sure, you could call it a "bean counter"

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re: One-bit processor and a mega-cool Turing Machine
iosif.karshenboym   3/16/2012 4:53:26 AM
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In 80-s I was in a team who made electronics for "Buran" lunch. And there one of computers was 1-bit... Therefore I well know that item. You can see some photo here. http://iosifk.narod.ru/cosmos.html I need some time for the translation. Here are references to my articles on my site... http://iosifk.narod.ru/one_bit_cpu1.pdf http://iosifk.narod.ru/one_bit_cpu2.pdf and this is a project http://iosifk.narod.ru/selfmade_cpu2.zip

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re: One-bit processor and a mega-cool Turing Machine
Max The Magnificent   3/15/2012 1:58:17 PM
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Can you translate that article for me to publish it on Programmable Logic Designline?

iosif.karshenboym
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re: One-bit processor and a mega-cool Turing Machine
iosif.karshenboym   3/15/2012 7:29:18 AM
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OK, 8 years ago I did the project in FPGA. There there were two processors - with the 16 bit command bus and the 17 bits data bus, and other processor with the 1 bit bus. Then I have published about it article in Russian. In magazine "Components and Technologies"...

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re: One-bit processor and a mega-cool Turing Machine
antedeluvian   3/13/2012 10:41:39 PM
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Just as well, because I can't find any in my bins.

wswbln
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wswbln   3/13/2012 9:57:29 PM
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Um, just in case anybody needs an assembler or disassembler for it: http://www.linurs.org/mc14500.html

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