Tagged VHDL

A second installment in the UPNOD series, this time we'll take a look into the reset circuitry of the telco card.


As the title implies, this circuit is responsible for generating a proper Z80' reset sequence. Z80, being a rather dumb piece of clever electronics, may boot up in an undesirable undefined state and requires a few cycles of special treatment to properly initialize internal register values. This circuit does just that - it generates the initial reset pulse and handles reset signals coming from other parts of the board, all while maintaining proper synchronization.

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