[vcf-midatlantic] Fake 7400-series memory

Joseph Oprysko joprysko1 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 24 08:13:50 EDT 2017


That was a rather interesting read. It's like a combination of archeology
and technology.


On Wed, Aug 23, 2017 at 9:02 AM Dan Roganti via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> 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
> parts
> 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
> perfect.
> 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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