EPROM erase times and lifespan

Gene Buckle geneb at deltasoft.com
Thu Jan 29 12:58:29 CST 2009


On Thu, 29 Jan 2009, Dave McGuire wrote:

> On Jan 29, 2009, at 11:28 AM, Mr Ian Primus wrote:
>> Hehe, yeah, I really didn't want to risk ruining any chips, so when I built 
>> the eraser, the timer was top priority. I used the timer out of a junked 
>> microwave oven, replacing the horrible membrane keypad with the numeric 
>> keypad sawed off the end of a damaged Apple IIe platinum keyboard. So mine 
>> even has a nice little VFD telling me just how much time is remaining, a 
>> nice little *feep* *feep* *feeeeep* to tell me that it's done, and best of 
>> all, the little VFD flashes "COOK" at the bottom while it's running :)
>> 
>> Oh, and it doubles as a clock...
>
> Ok, I take back what I said about building that.  That's just cool. :)
>
I'll not only second that, but beg for pictures of it too! :)

g.

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