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For my reimagined Elf I would use a CDP1802BCE (usually from Harris or Intersil), that runs at blistering 5 MHz at 5V. A CDP1802ACE would be sufficient for a more or less accurate original Elf, because the CDP1861 graphics chip relies on very accurate timing with the processor. That limits the processor's clock to 1.79 MHz, but any graphics at all in a single board computer were more valuable than brute processor power at the time. Anyway, I would at least replace the original 2101 static memories (256 bytes) at least by something like a 62256 static RAM (32k x 8). I'm sure with his way of making most of very little, the original designer would have done the same if such a thing would have been at his disposal. And a 62256 is easy to get and costs around 2 bucks. We would have killed to get one in 1978.
I have lived with several Zen masters - all of them were cats.

His last invention was an evil Lasagna. It didn't kill anyone, and it actually tasted pretty good.

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