Tekmos Inc., Austin, TX. (512) 342-9871.The TK80C186EB and TK80C188EB microprocessors are drop-in replacements for discontinued Intel 80C186EB / 80C188EB microprocessors. To save space and reduce overall power consumption, the TK80C186EB integrates commonly used system peripherals with a 186 CPU core. A programmable interrupt controller supports and prioritizes 128 interrupts from internal, external, and software sources. The TK80C186EB also contains three programmable timer/counters, two serial channels, two parallel ports, and 10 programmable chip selects with programmable wait state generators. The TK80C186EB has a 16-bit external bus while the TK80C188EB provides an eight-bit external bus. The TK80C186EB and TK80C188EB are available now in 80-pin SQFP packages and samples in 84-pin PLCC packages will be available in November. Prices start at US $9.65 each/100 the 80-pin SQFP version.