[vcf-midatlantic] vcf-midatlantic Digest, Vol 10, Issue 15

Tony Bogan thebogans at mac.com
Fri Mar 15 21:14:14 EDT 2019

> It's basically about a misunderstanding on the effects of heat and aging. A
> lot of hobbyists are interested in finding ways to prolong the life of
> decades computer systems, with their chips, caps drying out, etc..  He
> argues that the failure isn't poor design or heat, but the shock of turning
> on a chip that breaks it .

There’s a great thread on the Commodore International Historical Society FB group where Bil not only goes into great detail on the very topic of heat and time vs chips but also puts a few people in their proper places at the same time!


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