[time-nuts] Controlling FEI 5680A
albertson.chris at gmail.com
Sun Jan 15 17:34:34 EST 2012
On Sun, Jan 15, 2012 at 7:45 AM, Magnus Danielson
<magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org> wrote:
> A short notice on embedded CPU/MPUs into FPGAs. Using PIC or AVR might be
> tempting, but I consider any clone "dirty" from a rights perspective, MIPS
> for instance have been very protective on their side, so has ARM. So far has
> the SPARC been the only big one
Look at "open cores". There are dozens to choose from. Many are GLP or LGPL.
I doubt anyone wants a MIPS or Pentium in a controller. You'd be
using an 8-bit uP.
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