Any PACE users out there?

Alexandre Souza alexandre-listas at
Wed Jun 17 23:04:39 CDT 2009

> Alexandre Souza wrote:
>>    I'd **love** to have one of these, principally FREE :o)
> 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 :(

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