Info needed on some 1980s-era Intel parts

Dave McGuire mcguire at
Tue Oct 17 15:45:06 CDT 2006

On Oct 17, 2006, at 4:19 PM, Ethan Dicks wrote:
> I've been trying to puzzle out a board in front of me, loaded with
> Intel chips.  The CPU on it is a 16MHz 80186 - it appears to be an
> interface peripheral board for some Astro-Med product.  Externally, it
> has a serial port and a GPIB port.  What's strange to me is that I
> can't identify the parts that appear to be the GPIB buffers - a pair
> of 28-pin Intel D8293s.  There's also a P82C08, which I can't find any
> hard info on.
> So... does anyone recognize the Intel part numbers P82C08 or D8293
> (yes, I know the P is plastic and the D is ceramic; it's the parts
> themselves I'm curious about).

   Hmm...The 8208 is a DRAM controller.  Dunno about the 8293.


Dave McGuire
Cape Coral, FL

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