Re: VIC-42

Date: Mon, 21 Jun 2021 10:50:48 +0200
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> On 2021-06-20, at 02:20, smf <> wrote:
> I know someone who is talking of getting one decapped and imaged.
> Although if it's something like a gate array for a VIC 1542 disk drive
> then I'm not sure how you'd prove that just from a decap.

AFAIU there are people who can identify functional blocks out of die photos. Or at the very least make sure that it doesn't have anything to do with the Video Interface Controller family of ICs ;-)

What it was built for is another story and can be hard to deduce even from a full set of schematics/diagrams.

Received on 2021-06-21 11:00:03

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