ROM emulator


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ROM emulator

A circuit that helps debug a ROM chip by simulating the ROM in RAM memory. The RAM circuit plugs into the ROM socket, and since RAM can be rewritten, whereas ROM cannot, programming changes can be easily made and tested.
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UUT Test Resource Requirements Resource Channel Comments Count High-Speed Digital 256 TTL levels Static Digital 96 ROM Emulator N/A For CPU testing (8-, 16-, and 32-b CPUs) Analog Channels 150+ Including DMM, counter, DSO, A/D, Arb, and a precision DC source Power Supplies 10+ Including high-voltage, high-current, DC and AC supplies
Several companies that manufactured ISA bus cards such as DMMs, universal time interval counters, and ROM emulators created 3U and 6U PXI versions of their products.