Quick Forth Question
dbetz at xlisper.mv.com
Tue Jan 24 08:03:11 CST 2006
Yes, but these weren't bent (at least by me). They plug into normal
IC sockets in a carrier module that plugs into the side of the HHC.
They aren't the ones that go inside and must have their pins wrapped
around a plastic carrier. There was no evidence of repeated bending
on any of the pins.
On Jan 24, 2006, at 8:57 AM, Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
> David Betz wrote:
>> Okay, I figured out the immediate problem. Three of the pins on
>> one of the EPROMs have broken off. One was hanging by a thread
>> and fell off when I inspected it. I see no evidence that the pins
>> remain in the sockets so I guess they must have fallen off when I
>> removed the EPROMs to read them in my EPROM programmer. I suppose
>> this suggests that they may have fallen off *before* I read them
>> and that is why your SnapFORTH ROMs don't work. I don't think
>> that's the case though because I'm sure I would have noticed
>> that. Do EPROM (or chip pins in general) get more brittle as they
>> get older? I've never had this type of problem before. These are
>> gold colored (and plated I assume) pins if that makes a difference.
> They definitely get brittle if repeatedly bent.
> Peace... Sridhar
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