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Old 18 March 2016, 01:13   #53
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Originally Posted by matthey View Post
C= supposedly used FPGA technology for designing the custom chips (probably late). FPGA technology has been around for a long time but used to be very expensive. Now practically every hobbyist can afford powerful FPGA hardware and it is cheap enough to sell FPGA based hardware.
I got one of these in one of my A500s, it was released in 1992.:
http://amiga.resource.cx/exp/blizzard500
Look at the big chip next to the memory.. yup a Xilinx FPGA.. Somewhat affordable back then already.. but ye, not like these days..
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