Partially-bad chips; was: repairing early HP calcs

Fred Cisin cisin at
Tue Dec 20 16:36:16 CST 2005

On Tue, 20 Dec 2005, Dwight Elvey wrote:
> Hi
>  I don't want to bust anyones bubble but many low end computers
> sold as desk tops have partially bad chips. The term used
> is "down graded". It is still standard practice in the industry.
> Many of you may have a down graded part in your machine and
> not even know it.

How about the 32K RAMs in the RS Coco

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