DEC bus transceivers
jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu
Wed Oct 26 08:43:59 CDT 2016
> From: Paul Koning
> The trouble with chip resellers is that it's hard to know which ones are
> legit, and which ones are in the fake chip business.
I suspect that the network of major resellers would tend to keep out the
riff-raff. (They don't need the aggro of dealing with the consequences.)
> a 7400 instead of something more valuable.
Which is why it's good that the DS8641's are going for little more than a
buck; at that price point, there's only minimal benefit from faking them.
Anyway, for any I get, random samples go straight into my tester board!
"Trust, but verify!" :-)
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