>> BTW: 72pin SIMMS may be cheaper, but their RAM is 32/36 bits wide and hence >> 1/4 useful without a multiplexer! >> - Nick >> >but they're (generally) in array of four bytes, is there some good >reason you couldn't mux them the way you would any other memory >array? >ie, tie the 32 bits to an 8 bit bus and mux with the chip selects. >(/RAS, /CAS) No real reason other than chip count.... the more chips a project has the less likely it will appeal to the masses unless it is supplied with a custom PCB to avoid wiring problems. >I think it would be easier to find 16MB as 72 pin than it would >as 30 pin. Agree, I've never sighted one. Highest I've got is 4MB. ============================================================================ ===== PLEASE TAKE NOTE: The contents of this email (including any attachments) may be privileged and confidential. Any unauthorised use of the contents is expressly prohibited. If you have received this email in error, please advise us immediately (you can contact us by telephone on +61 8 9441 2311 by reverse charge) and then permanently delete this email together with any attachments. We appreciate your co-operation. Whilst Orbital endeavours to take reasonable care to ensure that this email and any attachments are free from viruses or other defects, Orbital does not represent or warrant that such is explicitly the case (C) 2000: Orbital Engine Company (Australia) PTY LTD and its affiliates Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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