diodes (RE: CIA Serial Registers on C128)

Date: 2002-02-27 08:40:42

Many thanks Ruud,

>The cathode (the black line at the top of the triangle) is marked as a
>band around the diode (silver when diode is black itself). For speed
>you better can use so-called Scottky-diodes (spelling ??).

I have never understood the speed reason... how many nano seconds does it
take for these things to switch? Or is it that if they switch too slowly,
the logic gate won't detect the change? I know people who have used simple
1N4148 signal diodes with success.

- Nick


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