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Subject: Re: 8bit binary to BCD?
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Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2002 06:14:29 GMT
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Ahh yes, sounds like a good solution.
Thanks for the ideas, appreciate it.
> Ash wrote:
> >Anyways, thing is I got an 8 bit paralell binary databus I need to hook up to 3 7-segment
> >displays. Strobing the bus ic you get bit 1-2-4-8-16-32-64-128 high and I want to convert it
> >to BCD to use a simple bcd-led driver ic (something like the 4511).
> As others have said a clean solution would be an EPROM to do binary to 7
> segment conversion and dedoding and multiplex 3 digits.
> Another solution would be to load an 8 bit down counter from the bus,
> count it down to zero and count a BCD counter up with the same clock. If
> you can find a cheap LED or LCD panel mount counter/display module it may
> be the simplest overall solution.
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