Embedded Systems Conference
Breaking News
Comments
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
<<   <   Page 7 / 7
betajet
User Rank
Author
Re: I love asynchronous logic
betajet   2/13/2014 1:51:01 PM
NO RATINGS
And don't forget...

d) Back in those days, you had to keep winding the clock :-)

TechColab
User Rank
Author
Re: I love asynchronous logic
TechColab   2/13/2014 1:50:32 PM
NO RATINGS
Surprised the ARM asynchronous processor didn't get mentioned.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AMULET_microprocessor

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Author
Re: I love asynchronous logic
Max The Magnificent   2/13/2014 11:37:13 AM
NO RATINGS
Actually... did you know that, in the early days, asynchronous logic was the norm. This was for several reasons:

a) Synchronous techniques were not well understood.

b) Synchronous logic used more transistors, which were expensive

c) Everything was crafted by hand -- no automatic tools.

 

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Author
I love asynchronous logic
Max The Magnificent   2/13/2014 11:34:59 AM
NO RATINGS
I don't know why, but I love the concept of asynchronous logic -- I know, I know, synchronous logic was good enough for my father and for his father before him, so it should be good enough for me ... but still, I love the concept.

<<   <   Page 7 / 7


Top Comments of the Week
Flash Poll
Radio
LATEST ARCHIVED BROADCAST
EE Times Senior Technical Editor Martin Rowe will interview EMC engineer Kenneth Wyatt.
Like Us on Facebook

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
Special Video Section
After a four-year absence, Infineon returns to Mobile World ...
A laptop’s 65-watt adapter can be made 6 times smaller and ...
An industry network should have device and data security at ...
The LTC2975 is a four-channel PMBus Power System Manager ...
In this video, a new high speed CMOS output comparator ...
The LT8640 is a 42V, 5A synchronous step-down regulator ...
The LTC2000 high-speed DAC has low noise and excellent ...
How do you protect the load and ensure output continues to ...
General-purpose DACs have applications in instrumentation, ...
Linear Technology demonstrates its latest measurement ...
10:29
Demos from Maxim Integrated at Electronica 2014 show ...
Bosch CEO Stefan Finkbeiner shows off latest combo and ...
STMicroelectronics demoed this simple gesture control ...
Keysight shows you what signals lurk in real-time at 510MHz ...
TE Connectivity's clear-plastic, full-size model car shows ...
Why culture makes Linear Tech a winner.
Recently formed Architects of Modern Power consortium ...
Specially modified Corvette C7 Stingray responds to ex Indy ...
Avago’s ACPL-K30T is the first solid-state driver qualified ...
NXP launches its line of multi-gate, multifunction, ...