> I am on a project where I need to pack as much DSP power as I can,
>so I am investigating the use of Texas Instruments TMS320C40 DSPs in an array.
>From what I hear several manufacturers make modules call TIM-40 modules that
>contain TMS320C40 processors and local RAM, to form a mini 'C40 core "on a
>stick". Do any of you know of any companies that make such a module? Better
>yet, do any of you have any practical experience with the modules? Are they
> I'd really appreciate any input you can give me.
>Aaron Michael Chesir
>AT&T Bell Laboratories
Sorry to take so long to mention this but I just remembered where
I saw the article.
In the Oct. 12 issue of Electonic Engineering Times (pg. 43) there is
mention of a TI MCM (single ceramic quad flat pack) that contains the
Four 320C40s each with 256k/32 SRAM
and 256x32 bit Global SRAM
The C40s are supposedly completely connect and 3 comm. ports from each
C40 come off chip. The global bus is also brought off chip.
There really is no detailed discussion of this beast. Just a picture.
I don't know if this is a lab curiosity or a real/future product,
but if you're looking to pack C40 power into a small space, well...
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