bogus SIDs on eBay?

Cameron Kaiser spectre at floodgap.com
Thu Feb 7 21:33:02 CST 2008


> > It's a strange thing to do but it might be worth keeping in mind if you
> > are looking at buying SID chips off of eBay (the C64's sound chip, for
> > those who don't know).
> >
> > 	http://kevtris.org/Projects/sid/remarked_sids.html
> >
> > I make no comment on the factuality of the assertions presented, but I
> > suppose the moral is when buying NOS, caveat emptor.
> 
> Counterfeiting components is a big racket.
> 
> 	http://sound.westhost.com/counterfeit.htm

Oh, I'm fully aware. But it doesn't seem like the margins on 64 SIDs would
be worth it.

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