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Here is a collection of small pages where I try and provide answers for some of the questions I've been asked. I also describe some of the things I think I got wrong or found difficult or interesting. This will grow over time.

23rd August 2016

  • Web - looking at website traffic

20th May 2016

29th April 2016

  • Build Faults - new faults found during integration, not pushing connectors fully home, some bad solder joints

28th April 2016

  • Speed 2 - problems with my clock/latch signals
  • Area - where do all the transistors go
  • Buses - 16 bits are good, but maybe 8 would have been better

26th April 2016

  • History - how I got from studying one transistor as an exercise to building the Megaprocessor

11th March 2016

  • Build Faults - all the ways I built things wrong
  • Flip-Flops - what type I use for my registers
  • Modelling - how I structured the software so that I could test the processor as I built it

  Update of DTL/TTL/CMOS .. a friend pointed out that actually I have reinvented NMOS logic, something I'd never heard of previously.

28th October 2015

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