TCA240 pinout and a little data

From: Jules Richardson <>
Date: Mon Feb 23 12:18:17 2004

On Sat, 2004-02-21 at 22:56, Tony Duell wrote:
> Jules Richardson (IIRC) was asking about this chip to repair a classic
> computer peripheral (so it is on-topic)...
> I can't find it in a databook, but I've found a circuit that uses it --
> the 'Head Amplifier Playback' module (board P50) in a Philips VR2020 VCR
> [1].It seems to contain 8 NPN transistors and nothing else (at least the
> schematic of that board shows the internals of the IC as 8 transistors
> only) and consists of 2 identical sections.

That's brilliant, thanks. I assumed that whatever was going on in there
was coupled somehow, so treating it as two seperate arrays should make
understanding easier as you say, as well as making the schematic a
little clearer :)


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