Re: Tektronix 7D13 and 7A42 wanted
Yes, thanks to Moore's law, life is quite different, for engineers and everyone else.toggle quoted messageShow quoted text
One of my earliest college summer jobs was building a programmer for 1702 EPROMs. I thought I was being set up for a newhire hazing gag --
negative 48 volts on address and data lines?? Surely that had to be a joke. But that was what it took to program those mighty bits.
Prof. Thomas H. Lee
Allen Ctr., Rm. 205
350 Jane Stanford Way
Stanford, CA 94305-4070
On 11/17/2020 18:33, Stephen Bell wrote:
EEPROM type devices were around at the time but they were quite difficult to use. Some required -30V supplies, had awkward logic levels and were incredibly slow.