Chapter 20. S

S-100 bus n.

A 100-pin bus specification used in the design of computers built around the Intel 8080 and Zilog Z-80 microprocessors. System designs using the Motorola 6800, 68000, and Intel iAPx86 family of microprocessors have also been built around the S-100 bus. S-100 computers were extremely popular with early computer enthusiasts. They had an open architecture, which permitted the configuration of systems with a wide range of add-on expansion boards.

SA n.

Identifier for Intel’s line of RISC-based microprocessors for portable and embedded devices. See also StrongARM n..

SAA n.

Acronym for Systems Application Architecture. An IBM-developed standard for the appearance and operation of application software that will give programs written ...

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