Bought a 4GB USB stick today, and guess what...

Roy J. Tellason rtellason at
Sun Dec 2 15:50:28 CST 2007

On Friday 30 November 2007 19:38, Tony Duell wrote:
> > > Either someone at Hynix has a sense of humour, or they have run right
> > > out of IC codes and have come full circle to 2708 again.
> >
> > Several years ago, Motorola/IBM used the part number "7400" for some of
> > their PowerPC chips.
> And of course a 4040 from Intel is a 4-bit microprocessor, from RCA it's
> a 12 bit CMOS counter. I can never rememebr what the 4004 is in the
> 4000-eries CMOS, it's sufficiently rare that none of the data books I
> have to hand list it.

And then there was the guy a while back who I'd sent some MC4044 chips to, and 
he accused me of sending him some R-S Latch parts...

Which Motorola would've called MC14044.

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