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Re: About that simple hardware RNG
> The idea: noise from an avalanching diode is applied to the input of an
> 8 bit shift register. The SR is clocked at some fairly high sampling
> rate. The 8 bits are made available on the printer port.
The shift register and timer probably involves 2 microchips. Why not just
use 8 avalanching diodes, one for each bit. Infact, you can use 13 if you
use the other printer-port input lines.