[vcf-midatlantic] Memories of 1977
mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed Jan 12 19:46:09 UTC 2022
The 6116 was squarely into the 1980s if memory serves. (no pun
intended ;)) It's the lower-power replacement for the 2016, but I think
that's still post-1980.
On 1/12/22 2:36 PM, Chris Fala via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> Wondering, are 6116 SRAM too new?
> On Wed, Jan 12, 2022 at 1:58 PM William Sudbrink via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>> 2114s were pretty dense and common. There were plenty of 16K S-100 boards
>> with 2114s, and, of course Ohio Scientific. Two boards would give you 32K.
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>> Subject: [vcf-midatlantic] Memories of 1977
>> I'm still in planning stages for my homebrew computer and one of my goals
>> is to keep it period appropriate. Part of that is not using any parts or
>> technologies introduced later than 1977.
>> I want my computer to have at least 32k of SRAM. So, by the end of 1977,
>> what was the densest chip commonly available which I won't have to go
>> bonkers trying to locate?
>> Joe Giliberti
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Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA
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