Any PACE users out there?

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Jun 18 02:14:59 CDT 2009


On Jun 18, 2009, at 12:04 AM, Alexandre Souza wrote:
>> One problem with taking advantage of a PACE chip (free or  
>> otherwise) is
>> that the I/O pads aren't compatible with TTL, or with much of  
>> anything
>> else either.  The specs are very strange.  National made some  
>> buffer and
>> transceiver chips designed to work with it, but of course they are  
>> even
>> more like unobtanium these days than the PACE itself.  I suspect that
>> the easiest thing to interface to it nowdays would be CD4000B series
>> CMOS logic, which is extremely slow, but then so is the PACE.
>
>    No, I'm not talking about the PACE chip, but the keyfob with the  
> 386 die encased in plastic :o)
>
>    I never got to encase in resin a chip and make it crystal clear.  
> I tried many many times with no success :(

   Did you have problems with air bubbles, or something else?  The  
way to solve air bubble problems is to place it under vacuum before  
it cures.

           -Dave

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Dave McGuire
Port Charlotte, FL




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