[Coco] atari USB device

Mark McDougall msmcdoug at optushome.com.au
Tue Nov 16 16:15:19 EST 2004

jdaggett at gate.net wrote:

> Just a breif look at the specs for the SL811 and the webpage it 
> should be an easy drop in. They are not implementing the slave 
> connector. Though the Cypress chip will handle slave mode as well. 
> The SL811 is cheap, around $8 US in single unit price. From what I 
> see of the final cartridge there is not much to the board. The SL811 
> has 256 bytes of onboard FIFO also. 
> An interesting idea.

Yes, very nice indeed. I have always been deterred from investigating 
implementation of a USB host-side controller b/c of the fright I got looking 
at the USB controller source in linux. But I must admit this project does 
make me think it's a lot more do-able than I originally thought!

|              Mark McDougall                | "Electrical Engineers do it
| <http://members.optushome.com.au/msmcdoug> |   with less resistance!"

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