> Does "oem" mean some sort of reverse engineering or simply to buy them
> Original Equipment Manufacturer - ie : do what everyone else did,
> and clone National Semi 8390 eval boards...
I see. Finally this *is* reverse engineering, but I don't mind...
Reverse engineering means taking another design and figuring
out what goes into it, Nat. Semi GIVES the schematics, PAL
program, etc away...
> You don't have to refresh DRAM, and for an 8K chip the price difference
> won't be that noticeable.
You mean SRAM, right ?
Yes - looks like I slipped and hit the 'D' adajent to the 'S'.
> Please correct me if I'm wrong: What other supplies do
> we need than +5, -12 and +12 ? All these come out of
> a standard PC power supply.
Ok. What current ? If it's not that much, there might be
a cheap solution. I'm gonna ask our analogue guys.
Whatever thinnet requires, I'll look in the Nat. Semi databook
when I get home.