OT-ish, Museums and MP3s Re: Museum interpretations

Fred Cisin cisin at xenosoft.com
Fri May 22 15:23:19 CDT 2009


On Thu, 21 May 2009, bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca wrote:
> >>> Grumbles at the lack of  9 bit wide ram chips ...  No matter how

are 9 bit SIMMs becoming hard to find??

> I suspect if I dig hard I can find 9 bit wide static ram of some kind,
> but with the low cost of 32KBx8 ram I can waste 7  out of 8 bits.

Would it make sense to use 3, thereby giving you 24 bit wide?
You could either use 18 of the 24, or implement some sort of ECC with the
"extra" 6 bits





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