Re: C128D

From: Richard Atkinson (
Date: 1999-03-22 12:58:42

On Fri, 19 Mar 1999, Nicolas Welte wrote:

> > Just FYI, my C128D, originaly equiped with 16 KB video-RAM, has an 8563R9B
> > (week 45 '89).
> Aha, another upgrade chip! I guess this must be a plastic 128D and these
> were not manufactured after the DCR was released in '87. Did you get
> this machine second hand or do you still have the original chip? I'm
> still in search for a version 0 chip, most probably only the 8563R7 ever
> made it into production machines.

Read Bill Herd's article on the making of the 8563 - in a recent issue of
C= Hacking - find out just how bad the earlier 8563 revisions were! You do
*not* want an early VDC in your machine! :)


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