[vcf-midatlantic] Fake 7400-series memory

Dan Roganti ragooman at gmail.com
Wed Aug 23 09:01:08 EDT 2017

On Wed, Aug 23, 2017 at 8:21 AM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> http://www.righto.com/2017/08/inside-fake-ram-chip-i-found-something.html

if you noticed both part#'s end in '89'​
​I posted an article in Feb [see below] that discussed the notion of fake
If you read the article, they interviewed a parts dealer which work
directly with the China dealers.
so you will always find fake parts, because the salvage business is not
both links still work.

On Sun, Feb 19, 2017 at 11:40 AM, Dan Roganti <ragooman at gmail.com> wrote:

> speaking of custom chips, there was another article about this topic,
> regarding the eb at y auctions from china. Wondering of anyone else saw this.
> That the cause of the fake parts, which has been a hot topic for many
> years, is the result of the mistaken identification of components. Since
> the wearing and fading of the ink of the part# after 35+yrs while sitting
> in warehouses, and also from just cleaning the parts. Most of the parts are
> marked correctly,and they apparently used fake datecodes to distinguish the
> re-stamped parts. Presumably they acquired all of these computers from the
> sales during liquidation or simply just e-waste shipped overseas. Some of
> the part suppliers in the article, who buy these parts by the thousands
> directly from these sellers iso eb at y, vouch for theses sources.
> article is on pg.16
> https://issuu.com/kilobytemagazine/docs/kilobytemagazine2017-1
> you can also download the pdf directly from them without needing an acct
> from that other website
> https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2TI_Wdty1HdejVCNEhvQjRtWFU/view
> Dan

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