[vcf-midatlantic] Memories of 1977

Richard Cini rich.cini at gmail.com
Wed Jan 12 19:52:51 UTC 2022

On the CompuPro boards, they used them on the RAM 16, but the board I have has a 1982 copyright on it, but I was not able to find an introduction date for that chip anywhere.

Rich Cini
http://altair32.classiccmp.org <http://www.classiccmp.org/altair32>

On 1/12/22, 2:36 PM, "vcf-midatlantic on behalf of Chris Fala via vcf-midatlantic" <vcf-midatlantic-bounces at lists.vcfed.org on behalf of vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> 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.
    > -----Original Message-----
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    > Behalf Of Joseph Giliberti via vcf-midatlantic
    > Sent: Wednesday, January 12, 2022 1:47 PM
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    > Cc: Joseph Giliberti <kd2dhp at gmail.com>
    > Subject: [vcf-midatlantic] Memories of 1977
    > Greetings!
    > 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?
    > Thanks
    > Joe Giliberti
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