Category Archives: Die Photo

Motorola MC6802

A few months ago I looked at a Motorola MC6800 bought on eBay that was branded with a Freescale logo, contained an Hitachi fabricated die (probably from late 80’s or early 90’s) and had a 2016 assembly date code.  Reader Jeremy … Continue reading

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HCF4007U Dual Complementary Pair plus Inverter

Integrated circuits do not get any simpler than this.  This is an HCF4007 made by ST with a week 27 1993 date code According to the datasheet it can be, depending on the pin connections, either 3 inverters, a 3 … Continue reading

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Arduino CAN Bus Module

Last week I received an early xmas present! A reader, Jeremy kindly sent me a bunch of chips including some truly vintage devices that I will be analyzing over the next few weeks.  Included in the haul was a small … Continue reading

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Maxim 785 Power Supply Controller

Another chip from the clamshell iBook from 2000.  Another Maxim power chip, this time it is from the main PCB.   Its a MAX785C which I am pretty sure is a dual (3.3V & 5V) PWM buck regulator for laptop … Continue reading

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