Re: 264/TED/Plus4 Story

From: Gerrit Heitsch <>
Date: Sun, 30 Oct 2011 20:45:43 +0100
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On 10/30/2011 08:38 PM, Pasi 'Albert' Ojala wrote:

> Yes, they had their own fab, the process was much faster and easier then
> (0.8microns?, 3 metals?), and they probably had their own bonding
> machines to get the dies quickly into packages (ceramic for protos?).

I think you need to shift that dot... The chips for the C64 were made in 
something around 6 microns...

> We poor Finnish design companies have to account for (multi-product
> wafer for prototyping) processing timetables (mask production,
> processing), fab schedules, package assembly and shipping times. :-)

Well, no one said that not having an in house fab didn't have any 
disadvantages. :)


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