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History of the Microprocessor and the Personal Computer, Part 3 - TechSpot

With Motorola's delays and AMD's inability to produce its own competitive architecture, Zilog looked like the more attractive option given that as a relative newcomer it may have proved easier to work with and the Z8000 became AMD's choice. The Z8000's ...

The Z8000 is a 16-bit microprocessor introduced by Zilog in 1979. The architecture was designed by Bernard Peuto while the logic and physical implementation was done by Masatoshi Shima, assisted by a small group of people. The Z8000 was not Z80-compatible, and although it saw steady use well into the 1990s, it was not very widely used. However, the Z16C01 and Z16C02 Serial Communication Controllers still use the Z8000 core.

Processor Zilog 8001 on the motherboard of an Olivetti M20 computer
Z8001 clone MME UB8001C made in GDR.

The Z8000 ("zee-eight-thousand") is a 16-bit microprocessor introduced by Zilog in 1979. The architecture was designed by Bernard Peuto while the logic and physical implementation was done by Masatoshi Shima, assisted by a small group of people. The Z8000 was not Z80-compatible, and although it saw steady use well into the 1990s, it was not very widely used. However, the Z16C01 and Z16C02 Serial Communication Controllers still use the Z8000 core.

Z8000/Z8002 MB and twinkle LED

Z8002 system build from scratch. CPU Z8002B (10MHz) MEMORY: 64KB IO SLOT : 7 slots twincle porogram object code was assembled by hand.

Tip Top Audio - Z8000

http://www.trashaudio.com - Quick and not thorough explanation of some of the Z8000's functions. More information at trashaudio.com.

Eurorack - Z8000 Matrix Sequencer

Eurorack Modular. Demo of the Z8000 Matrix Sequencer by Tiptop Audio. Simple ambient synth sequence by the Z8000 via the Intellijel uScale. Oscillator: Make ...

Modulating Science: first session with a TipTop Audio Z8000 Matrix Sequencer

My first session with a TipTop Audio Z8000 Matrix Sequencer.

Amazing fun with the TipTop Audio Z8000 Matrix Sequencer

An amazing fun patch with the TipTop Audio Z8000 Matrix Sequencer sequencing an Intellijel Rubicon, a Pittsburgh Modular Oscillator and an Intellijel Polaris ...

Tiptop Audio Z8000 & Doepfer A-149-1 to Synthesis Technology E350.

The Doepfer A-149-1 sending CV to the Synthesis Technology E350 Morphing Terrarium 1v/Oct input whilst the TipTop Audio Z8000 controls the X/Y inputs...