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Ideas for Design: Vol. 1 No. 1 (.PDF Download)

Game-show "contestant-selection" controllers aren't new. But the designs are complicated, especially as the number of inputs grows. This contestant controller is simple and expands easily. The idea is to keep arbitration to a minimum. The design has a window of opportunity so small (nanoseconds) that if two or more signals get through, you can call it a tie.

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