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Memory Access Technique Disclosure Number: IPCOM000070123D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-21

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Ward, HT [+details]


A pair of alternately operable direct memory access chips (DMAs) can be used for fast, efficient data retrieval from a random-access memory or read-only storage. Their use can also obviate the transfer of data through the central processing unit (CPU) and, instead, transfer the retrieved data directly to the using buffer.