Re: MAX Machine PLA

From: Segher Boessenkool <>
Date: Tue, 2 Aug 2016 14:39:31 -0500
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On Tue, Aug 02, 2016 at 08:30:41PM +0100, smf wrote:
> The max machine used 2k static ram (and a different VIC-II chip that 
> speaks sram instead of dram) as supposedly fast/large/cheap drams 
> weren't available in quantity when the max was designed.

The 6566 was designed before the MAX was, afaik.  It clearly was designed
for SRAM only fwiw.

> The c64 had to 
> wait for them to ramp up production/yield (commodore failed to clone 
> dram when they tried).

They did?  I never heard that story before, do you have any more details?


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