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Control Signals for Input Output Bus of a Microprocessor

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000055883D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-13

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Nicholson, JO [+details]

Abstract

Microprocessor 10 (Fig. 1) uses only three control signals K1-K3 to provide bidirectional handshaking with a single-chip I/O controller 20, to reduce the number of package pins required for chip 20.