On Nov 19, 2:07am, Drew Eckhardt wrote:
>No one would commit to the 53cf94 even though no better alternative
>had been proposed and the price and complexity difference between it
>and NCR busmasters is significant (the later is a microcontroller,
>meaning you have to write an assembler for it and debugging is
>nastier, the 53c700/800 series are also closer to $60 in the
>same quantities that the NCR53cf94 is $25, and you won't get any
>better throughput with the increased costs).
The NCR53cx9x series looks like the very best alternative IMHO. Of those
the NCR53cf94 seems to be a good choice.