[vcf-midatlantic] Pictures: Early IC Package with Rolled Legs
jjacocks at gmail.com
Tue Nov 23 15:24:20 UTC 2021
That is an absolutely beautiful chip. I've never seen one like it.
On Tue, Nov 23, 2021 at 8:36 AM Jonathan Chapman via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> I figured this would probably be of interest to some people here, too:
> I've had this NS DM8200D 4-bit comparator for a while, after posting some
> pictures of it to Twitter, Evil Mad Scientist Labs offered to take super
> macro photos of it for me. It's just a comparator, but the DIP package is a
> very early "gold sandwich" style carrier. What really makes the packaging
> unique is that the legs are rolled into a tubular shape, rather than being
> the usual stamped/coined construction modern ICs use!
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