[Coco] PICs and S-Video
w8oaj at verizon.net
Fri Feb 24 07:30:50 EST 2006
What is "AVR" out of curiousity?
Phill Harvey-Smith wrote:
> Quoting Mark Marlette <mark at cloud9tech.com>:
>> Go with an AVR, they are cheap, many choices under $5. Programmers
>> are cheap.
>> You understand 6809 assembly, picking up on the AVR... no problem for
> Yeah I'll definatly second that, looked at PICs and AVRs when I got
> back into
> doing electronic stuff, and decided that PIC asm was horrible ! AVR is
> closer to 6809, plus there is also a free GCC implementation.
> Also don't be put off by the fact that the max PIC speed is 40MHz, and
> AVR is
> 20MHz, I believe that the PICs internally devide that by 4 so it's
> ony 10MHz.
> Just my 2 pence worth.....
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