Fixing CoCo3's (was: grinding down chips...

Roger Merchberger zmerch at
Sat Jan 28 08:27:15 CST 2006

Rumor has it that Jos Dreesen / Marian Capel may have mentioned these words:

>If you meant to say : I want to repair this machine which has a broken 
>unobtainable vlsi chip, then forget it . A oneoff copy of a vlsi chip 
>in  a FPGA is just plain too much work.

With all due respect, *please* keep that attitude away from the Tandy Color 
Computer List! :-O

There are people doing *exactly that* to try to keep our beloved CoCo3's 
running once the GIME chip start giving up the magic smoke in quantity.

In the immortal words of Bartles & Jaymes: Thank you for your support.

Roger "Merch" Merchberger

Roger "Merch" Merchberger  --  SysAdmin, Iceberg Computers
zmerch at

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