Wednesday, July 1, 2020

SDRAM and Sidbox Woahs!

While the Sidbox 5 hardware is some seriously suped up stuff! I am finding quirks and a love hate relationship… so far.. more LOVE than hate, but the hate part, is spawned from having to deal with much higher clock speeds,.. this also means signal induction and ringing on the traces, so i have to worry about those now too.

FOR NOW. the SDRAM we plan to use, 8Meg of, took me a week, but finally got it wired up. after severl attemps

The RAM is working! well the proof of concept works! i had to drop to 8bit data lines just to get things working, but the wire