Hardest to Find Classic Computers (SX64)

From: Cameron Kaiser <spectre_at_stockholm.ptloma.edu>
Date: Thu Dec 20 13:02:11 2001

> > As for failure modes, the single most common thing to break in a C-64
> > is the PLA (82S100 chip) - a totally dead machine (that's been verified
> Has anybody ever read that chip out and recreated the logic equations? It
> shouldn't be hard to do....

Yep. The PLA can now be effectively simulated with an EPROM. However,
Commodore went and complicated the issue with the monster GAL in later 64C
motherboards which is yet another a multi-function custom chip. Fortunately
I prefer the breadbox units.

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