<Yes, I agree with that one. Slight grey area here - things like the
<floating point unit in the LSI11 or the CIS in the KDF-11 - are they
<part of the microprocessor chipset or are they coprocessors?
Depends, For the KD11 it's additional microcode. For the KDF-11 it's
either more microcode(EIS/FIS chips) or a FPU (FPP-11 board).
<> Byt that definition, anything built out of TTL, 2900 series, 3000 serie
<> etc is _not_ a microprocessor. Those chips have uses other than for
What about the 29116? It falls right on the cusp I'd say.
<So I notice. But by that definition _none_ of the micro PDPs were true
<microprocessors, or at least none up until the 73. The Micro J-11
<processor in the 73 was implemented as two chips on a large ceramic
<carrier. Was this also the case with later J-11s?
You forget the T-11 which was a single die and a single 40 pin chip that
was used on the KXT-11 series boards (falcon etal).
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