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Microprocessor update: the F8 system.
BYTE Feb 1977 (v.2#2) pg. 88

Microprocessor update. The 8008 CPU chip.
BYTE Apr 1977 (v.2#4) pg. 110

A review of how computer interrupts work on various processors (8080, 6800 and 6502) and some of their uses.
BYTE Dec 1977 (v.2#12) pg. 118

Beware of compromising the stack pointer when bringing in interrupts on the NMI interrupt.
BYTE Jun 1978 (v.3#6) pg. 136

How to choose a microprocessor. A review of available microprocessors, their primary manufacturers and the differences between major microprocessors in use today.
BYTE Jul 1978 (v.3#7) pg. 124

Souping up your SwTCP 6800. Processor clock speed modifier allows you to move up to a 2MHz crystal oscillator.
BYTE Oct 1978 (v.3#10) pg. 144

A microprocessor for the revolution: The 6809. Part 1. Design philosophy. The successor of the 6800 described by its designers.
BYTE Jan 1979 (v.4#1) pg. 14

A microprocessor for the revolution: The 6809. Part 2. Instruction set for the 6809.
BYTE Feb 1979 (v.4#2) pg. 32

A microprocessor for the revolution: The 6809. Part 3. Final thoughts.
BYTE Mar 1979 (v.4#3) pg. 46

Preview of Zilog's Z-8000 16 bit single chip processor.
BYTE Mar 1979 (v.4#3) pg. 80

Stacks in microprocessors. A primer.
BYTE Jun 1979 (v.4#6) pg. 168

A preview of the Motorola 68000 16-bit processor.
BYTE Aug 1979 (v.4#8) pg. 170

Indirect addressing for the 6502 microprocessor.
BYTE Jan 1980 (v.5#1) pg. 118
Added Info BYTE Sep 1980 (v.5#9) pg. 98, 100, 114

Z80 user-stack emulation program uses restart instruction.
BYTE Jan 1980 (v.5#1) pg. 208

Ease into 16-bit computing. Get 16-bit performance from an 8-bit computer by using the Intel 8088 microprocessor.
BYTE Mar 1980 (v.5#3) pg. 17

Operation codes of the 8080, 8085, and Z80 processors.
BYTE Mar 1980 (v.5#3) pg. 194

Ease into 16-bit computing. Part 2. Examining a small multi-user system.
BYTE Apr 1980 (v.5#4) pg. 40

An 8088 processor for the S-100 bus. Part 1. Basic design considerations.
BYTE Sep 1980 (v.5#9) pg. 46

An 8088 processor for the S-100 bus. Part 2. Techniques for interfacing to the S-100 bus.
BYTE Oct 1980 (v.5#10) pg. 62

The 6502 gets microprogramable instructions. A simple circuit and some clever programming enhance the instruction set.
BYTE Oct 1980 (v.5#10) pg. 282

An 8088 processor for the S-100 bus. Part 3. The monitor program (MON88).
BYTE Nov 1980 (v.5#11) pg. 340

Instruction set summary for National Semiconductor's SC/MP processor.
BYTE Jan 1981 (v.6#1) pg. 90

Circuit to force a Z80 microprocessor to begin execution at hex address F000 instead of 0000, or any other address you select.
BYTE Feb 1981 (v.6#2) pg. 288
Added Info BYTE Jun 1981 (v.6#6) pg. 18

Modifying the SwTPC computer to accept either the 6800 or 6809 processor board.
BYTE Feb 1981 (v.6#2) pg. 332

Addition and subtraction. How the binary arithmetic operation of the 1802 and Z80 microprocessors differ.
BYTE Mar 1981 (v.6#3) pg. 224

Software addressing modes for the Intel 8080 microprocessor.
BYTE Mar 1981 (v.6#3) pg. 236

Understanding computer interrupts.
BYTE Jun 1981 (v.6#6) pg. 162

Clocked interrupts for the COSMAC Elf. Hardware and software provide video-display and variable-period interrupts.
BYTE Jan 1982 (v.7#1) pg. 304

Z80 starting address. Circuit is used to force the Z80 starting address to any of 256 memory pages depending upon the setting of an 8-bit DIP switch.
BYTE Jan 1982 (v.7#1) pg. 433

Summary of the instruction set for the National Semiconductor INS8070 series processor.
BYTE Jul 1982 (v.7#7) pg. 406

How the Motorola MC68701 programs itself and discussion of the hardware and software design for a fully tested programmer.
BYTE Aug 1982 (v.7#8) pg. 380

The Intel 8051 one-chip microcomputer. A detailed look at its features.
BYTE Dec 1982 (v.7#12) pg. 288

The 65816 microprocessor. Part 1. Software. An 8-/16-bit successor to the 6502.
BYTE Aug 1984 (v.9#8) pg. 125

The 65816 microprocessor. Part 2. Hardware. System design considerations.
BYTE Sep 1984 (v.9#10) pg. 135

The MC68020 32-bit microprocessor. Includes on-board cache and virtual memory.
BYTE Nov 1984 (v.9#12) pg. 159

The 80286 microprocessor. A close look at Intel's 32-bit iAPX 286 chip.
BYTE Nov 1984 (v.9#12) pg. 231

Cyber HC5 is used with your PC computer to form a microcontroller development system. Use it to directly program and evaluate your own microprocessor designs. Est. cost: $90.
COMPUTERCRAFT Jun 1992 (v.2#6) pg. 32

Integrated circuit timing diagrams. How to use these informative aids in designing and troubleshooting computer circuits.
COMPUTERCRAFT Jun 1992 (v.2#6) pg. 40

Using 80x86 microprocessors in controller projects. Hardware differences, software differences, and using a PC motherboard.
COMPUTERCRAFT May 1993 (v.3#5) pg. 36

Guide to classic eight-bit microprocessors. A comparison of features and a reference to device pinouts for testing and troubleshooting. Devices described are the Intel 8085, Zilog Z80, Rockwell 6502, and Harris CDP 1802.
COMPUTERCRAFT Jul 1993 (v.3#7) pg. 43

Guide to the 80x86 family of microprocessors. A comparison of features and a reference to device pinouts for testing and troubleshooting. Part 1. The Intel 8086/8 and 80186/8.
COMPUTERCRAFT Aug 1993 (v.3#8) pg. 43

A simple Intel BASIC-52 extractor. Copies an internal 8052AH-BASIC interpreter into EPROM for use with inexpensive 8032 and 8052 microprocessors.
COMPUTERCRAFT Aug 1993 (v.3#8) pg. 53

Guide to the 80x86 family of microprocessors. A comparison of features and a reference to device pinouts for testing and troubleshooting. Part 2. The 80286 and 80386DX/SX.
COMPUTERCRAFT Sep 1993 (v.3#9) pg. 47

Build a Z8 BASIC low-cost eight-chip computer/controller. Features 32K RAM, Tiny BASIC interpreter, RS-232 port, parallel I/O port, and no EPROMS to program. Est. cost: $80.
COMPUTERCRAFT Oct 1993 (v.3#10) pg. 37
Correction COMPUTERCRAFT Dec 1993 (v.3#12) pg. 4

Guide to the 80x86 family of microprocessors. A comparison of features and a reference to device pinouts for testing and troubleshooting. Part 3. The 80486DX/SX and the Pentium.
COMPUTERCRAFT Oct 1993 (v.3#10) pg. 45

The 68000 microprocessor. What makes this powerful 16-bit CPU tick?
COMPUTERS & ELECTRONICS Nov 1982 (v.20#11) pg. 86

PIC microprocessor fundamentals (architecture, instruction set, etc.)
ELECTRONICS NOW Jun 1995 (v.66#6) pg. 73

Design of a general-purpose, microprocessor-based controller circuit with software configurable I/O. Part 1. Introduction to the 8088 microprocessor.
ELECTRONICS NOW Oct 1995 (v.66#10) pg. 55
Added Info ELECTRONICS NOW May 1997 (v.68#5) pg. 8

Microprocessors, their number systems and codes. Part 1.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS May-Jun 1978 (v.18#3) pg. 81

Microprocessors, their number systems and codes. Part 2.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Jul-Aug 1978 (v.18#4) pg. 75

What goes on inside a computer CPU is briefly explained.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS May-Jun 1979 (v.19#3) pg. 77

Digital fundamentals. Part 8. Introduction to microprocessors.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Jul-Aug 1986 (v.3#4) pg. 67
Correction HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Nov 1986 (v.3#6) pg. 16.

Motorola's latest microprocessor, the MC6802.
Added Info KILOBAUD MICROCOMPUTING #42 Jun 1980 pg. 206

8080, Z-80 or 8085. A look at the relative merits of three Intel chips.

Build a one-chip single stepper for 6502 based systems.

An explanation of the computer WAIT STATE. How the wait state affects computer memory.

Kilobaud Klassroom #18. Processor connections. An examination of the wiring connections made to a microprocessor IC.

Tip: Use the S0 input pin on a 6502 microprocessor to institute an interrupt whenever the NMI and IRQ interrupt methods are already in use.

The 6502 and its little brothers. Features found in other members of the 65XX microprocessor family are reviewed. Includes 6512, 6503, 6513, 6504, 6514, 6505, 6515, and 6506.

The best of both worlds. Essential information on using and expanding the Heath ET-3400 microprocessor trainer.

TRS-80 speed-up. Add a switch to a circuit board and increase the internal clock speed from 1.77 MHz to 2.66 MHz for a speed gain of 25%.

Introduction to the TMS-9900. A look at the capabilities of the 16-bit 9900 family from Texas Instruments.

Thoughts on the SWTP computer system. Part 8. The new 6809 microprocessor.

A comparison of the most popular microprocessors using benchmark programs written in assembly language. Compares the following: 370-145, LSI-11, 9900, Z80, 6502, 6800, 8080, 6100, 1802, and SC/MP.

Instruction sets examined and compared. Compares the 8080, Z-80, 6800, 6502, and 2650. Part 1.

Instruction sets examined and compared. Part 2. A look at on-chip and off-chip registers.

The 16-bit super processors are here. Looks at 8086, Z8000, and MC68000.

Electronic switch will change the clock frequency on a TRS-80 computer and cause it to run 50% faster. Estimated cost: $7.

The Intel 8085 microprocessor has 10 unused op codes. This article describes what those unused op codes actually will do.

16-bit time trials. Assembly-language benchmarks test the new generation of 16-bit microprocessors. Article includes the programs for 8086 and 6809. Programs available for 68000 and Z8000. This is an update of the March 1980 article.

The 6809 microprocessor design: A chip versatile enough for use in controllers or complete disk-based business systems.

Clock fix for the Ithaca Intersystems Z-80 boards and all other boards that use the 8224 clock generator.

Undocumented Z-80 instructions revealed.
KILOBAUD MICROCOMPUTING #52 Apr 1981 (v.5#4) pg. 58

A complete description of the Z-80 instruction set and machine code.
KILOBAUD MICROCOMPUTING #57 Sep 1981 (v.5#9) pg. 139

Microprocessor control with BASIC. A development system for microprocessor-controlled projects. Part 1. Using the Intel 8052AH-BASIC microcontroller to write, run and save programs.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Apr 1989 (v.6#4) pg. 18
Added Info MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Jun 1989 (v.6#6) pg. 7
Correction MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Mar 1990 (v.7#3) pg. 7
Added Info MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Sep 1990 (v.7#9) pg. 39

Microprocessor control with BASIC. Part 2. Adding a "Tempwatch" accessory to create a smart thermometer.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] May 1989 (v.6#5) pg. 38

Microcomputer on a chip. Motorola's MC68701 microcomputer on a chip offers a wide variety of features that make it ideal for experimenter projects.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Apr 1990 (v.7#4) pg. 26

An MC68701 microcomputer chip programmer. A computer-controlled device for programming the Motorola MC68701 to customize it for your application.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] May 1990 (v.7#5) pg. 24
Added Info MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Aug 1990 (v.7#8) pg. 82
Added Info MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Dec 1990 (v.7#12) pg. 9

Three circuits for simple and inexpensive clock generators designed specifically for use with the Signetics 2650 Microprocessor.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Dec 1976 (v.10#6) pg. 91

Microprocessor minicourse. Part 1. Number systems used by microprocessors.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Mar 1978 (v.13#3) pg. 52

Microprocessor minicourse. Part 2. Basic digital logic.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Apr 1978 (v.13#4) pg. 50
Correction POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jul 1978 (v.14#1) pg. 6
Correction POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Sep 1978 (v.14#3) pg. 6

Microprocessor minicourse. Part 3. Memories, bus oriented logic, and microprocessor organization.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] May 1978 (v.13#5) pg. 56

Microprocessor minicourse. Part 4. PIP-2. An ultra-simple educational microprocessor. 4-bit machine illustrates some of the more important operating features of microprocessors.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jun 1978 (v.13#6) pg. 48

Microprocessor minicourse. Part 5. The control section of the PIP-2 microprocessor.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jul 1978 (v.14#1) pg. 67

Microprocessor applications for the 1980's. Part 1. Use of inexpensive microcomputers in custom applications.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] May 1980 (v.17#5) pg. 41

Microprocessor applications for the 1980's. Part 2. The use of I/O ports, how the processor interfaces to peripherals (such as memory), and the construction of an 1802-based microprocessor product development system.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Nov 1980 (v.18#5) pg. 61

Designing with the 8080 microprocessor. Part 1. The basic system.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Sep 1981 (v.19#9) pg. 57

Designing with the 8080 microprocessor. Part 2. The CPU module.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Oct 1981 (v.19#10) pg. 80
Correction POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Nov 1981 (v.19#11) pg. 8

Designing with the 8080 microprocessor. Part 3. Software. CPU instructions are defined with details on preparing a program.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Nov 1981 (v.19#11) pg. 68

Designing with the 8080 microprocessor. Part 4. A typical program. Sample program converts Morse code to ASCII code.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Dec 1981 (v.19#12) pg. 74

Designing with the 8080 microprocessor. Part 5. Morse code hardware interface.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jan 1982 (v.20#1) pg. 62

Designing with the 8080 microprocessor. Part 6. Conclusion. Programming the CPU module's ROM to operate the morse code receiver interface.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Feb 1982 (v.20#2) pg. 69

Buying your first computer. Choosing a CPU. 8088, 80286, 80386, and 80386SX options compared.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Feb 1989 (v.6#2) pg. 88

All about microprocessors. Exploring these powerful chips in an informative, but intuitive, style. Part 1.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Jan 1993 (v.10#1) pg. 59

All about microprocessors. Part 2.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Feb 1993 (v.10#2) pg. 56

Stacks. What they are and how they're used. Both LIFO and FIFO stacks are discussed.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Mar 1977 (v.48#3) pg. 22

A basic discussion of computer interrupts.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Jun 1977 (v.48#6) pg. 16

Computer interrupts with emphasis on the hardware and software associated with the vector interrupt.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Jul 1977 (v.48#7) pg. 22

Z-80. Part 1. An in-depth look at the Z-80 and how it differs from the 8080.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Nov 1977 (v.48#11) pg. 78

Z-80. Part 2.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Dec 1977 (v.48#12) pg. 72

Z-80. A close look at the three different interrupts available in the Z-80.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Mar 1978 (v.49#3) pg. 68

Z-80. How to interface the Z-80 to other devices and the associated timing.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Apr 1978 (v.49#4) pg. 80

An in-depth look at the widely used 6502 microprocessor.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS May 1978 (v.49#5) pg. 82

An overall look at the hardware and software aspects of the 6800 microprocessor.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Oct 1978 (v.49#10) pg. 78

A look at Intel's 8085 microprocessor and the MCS-48 microprocessor family.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Jan 1979 (v.50#1) pg. 64

A look at the 8085 and how it compares to the 8080.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Aug 1979 (v.50#8) pg. 70

How to design microprocessor-based projects. Part 1. An introduction to the microinterpreter (a microprocessor with a built-in high-level language).
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Apr 1985 (v.56#4) pg. 63

How to design microprocessor-based projects. Part 2. The language of the 8073 microinterpreter (National Semiconductor's Tiny BASIC). Includes an application circuit called "burglar outwitter" to control three lights in a sequential fashion to simulate the movement of a person during the evening hours.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS May 1985 (v.56#5) pg. 81

Designing microprocessor-based circuits. Comparison between the Z80 and the 6502 microprocessors.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Sep 1985 (v.56#9) pg. 94

Designing microprocessor-based circuits. Control signals of the Z80 microprocessor.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Oct 1985 (v.56#10) pg. 94

Designing microprocessor-based circuits. The world's simplest Z80 system. Part 1.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Dec 1985 (v.56#12) pg. 98

Designing microprocessor-based circuits. The world's simplest Z80 system. Part 2. Instruction set.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Jan 1986 (v.57#1) pg. 102

Designing microprocessor-based circuits. The world's simplest Z80 system. Part 3. Z80 demo program.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Feb 1986 (v.57#2) pg. 112

Designing microprocessor-based circuits. The world's simplest Z80 system. Part 4. Z80 demo program (continued).
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Mar 1986 (v.57#3) pg. 88
Correction RADIO-ELECTRONICS Sep 1986 (v.57#9) pg. 92

Soup-up your 8086-based computer by installing an improved version of the 8086 microprocessor. Some tips.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Sep 1986 (v.57#9) pg. 11 (ComputerDigest)

What happens to the registers when a Z80-based computer is reset.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Sep 1988 (v.59#9) pg. 86

Inside Intel's 80386 microprocessor family. Part 1. Basic features and comparison with previous CPU's (8088/86 and 80286)
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Jan 1989 (v.60#1) pg. 90

Inside Intel's 80386 microprocessor family. Part 2. Multi-tasking operating systems.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Feb 1989 (v.60#2) pg. 103

Inside Intel's 80386 microprocessor family. Part 3. Buses, bus timing, and peripheral devices.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Mar 1989 (v.60#3) pg. 98

68705 microcontroller. Part 1. Building a low-cost EPROM programmer for this single-chip Motorola microcontroller. Also looks at its architecture, registers, and programming considerations.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Sep 1989 (v.60#9) pg. 82
Added Info RADIO-ELECTRONICS Jan 1990 (v.61#1) pg. 79

68705 microcontroller. Part 2. Build a programmable alarm clock.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Oct 1989 (v.60#10) pg. 83

Control circuitry. Beginning a discussion on designing and building electronic controllers incorporating the 80XXX family of microprocessors. Part 1. Microprocessor I/O involving latches.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Sep 1990 (v.61#9) pg. 83

Control circuitry. Part 2. Latches (continued) and DTMF tone generators.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Nov 1990 (v.61#11) pg. 83

Control circuitry. Part 3. DTMF tone generator operates under keyboard or program control
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Dec 1990 (v.61#12) pg. 78

Microprocessor development system. Build this intelligent 1802 microprocessor development system. Est. cost: $200. Part 1. Theory of operation.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Apr 1992 (v.63#4) pg. 57

Microprocessor development system. Part 2. Construction and operation.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS May 1992 (v.63#5) pg. 57
Added Info ELECTRONICS NOW Aug 1992 (v.63#8) pg. 21