RP2040 DMA Hack Makes Another ‘CPU Core’

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Posted: 08:30am 21 Jan 2023      

  Mixtel90 said  A "because it can be done" project. :)  Very neat but probably of very limited use.

there may be the odd niche where it could be useful. for instance, if you wanted a small auxiliary processor to handle USB communications with zero interaction with the two main cores. a bit like how the 16F1455 processor handles USB for the MX170/470 on Explorer boards.

rob   :-)