AMD Am8177 Datasheet

Kyle Owen kylevowen at
Thu Dec 13 23:59:56 CST 2018

On Thu, Dec 13, 2018, 23:49 Marc Howard via cctalk <cctalk at

> Kyle,
> Where did you find that part?  I designed the video stage of the AT&T Pixel
> Machine back in the late 80's using that part.  It was perfect for us as I
> had to access up to 16 cards worth of pixels in TTL and spit out a video
> rate stream in ECL to drive the lookup tables and the DACs.  Only time I've
> ever designed a backplane with active parts on it.

Very cool! I found this one in the bwtwo framebuffer for a Sun 3/60. They
didn't seem to use the chip in other Sun machines, far as I can tell.



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