Dec RQDX: What kind of chips on it?
rick at rickmurphy.net
Mon Jan 4 18:12:38 CST 2021
On 1/4/2021 5:40 PM, Chris Zach via cctalk wrote:
> Can someone check to see if a RQDX2 used the Western Digital chips to
> interface to MFM drives?
There's certainly nothing obviously Western Digital.
The board has a bunch of 74LS logic, several PALs, two 27128 EPROMs for
firmware, and one 40 pin IC which is a T-11. Part number 21-17311-01,
which checks out, for that chip.
Bus interfaces - DC005, DC003.
Looks like random logic to interface to the drives, with the T11 doing
the heavy lifting along with a bunch of PALs.
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