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Re: FPGAs (was: Edited Edupage, 19 Sept 1996)

> From:	IN%"[email protected]" 20-SEP-1996 01:52:41.56
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> >Edupage, 19 September 1996.  Edupage, a summary of news about information
> >technology, is provided three times a week as a service by Educom,
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> >Next month, Metalithic Systems Inc. will release a $1500 sound board called
> >Digital Wings that uses field-programmable gate array computer chips that
> >can be personalized, allowing the user to create and edit up to 128
> >soundtracks.  When used in combination with Windows 95, Digital Wings will
> >give users access to audio synthesis and editing tools comparable to those
> >of a professional sound studio.  (Business Week 23 Sep 96 p86)
> 	I wonder exactly how reprogrammable this system is...

Who cares? If you want to program an FPGA, there are plenty of
cheaper systems available: for example, see

Peter Trei
[email protected]