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[ale] EPROM programmer?
I'll go out on a limb here... those eproms you've got may not be bad since
they're plug ins. I know they're 30 years old, (older than dirt like me),
but have you tried cleaning the chip leg and socket contacts? Crap
definitely accumulates over the years.
Just thinking outside of the box. Surprised you've got the files for those
Interesting project you got there for sure.
Keep me informed. I may like to swing by and take a look if you don't mind.
I love vintage music digital stuff. Cut my teeth with this in the 70's and
80's. After all, with covid shutting everything down these days and people
shooting off fireworks in my neighborhood just cause they can, and all I
have to work on is new perl stuff , exim failure reports and cpanel upgrade
I'm game! Just sick of looking at the empty TP shelves. Ha!
On Tue, Mar 24, 2020 at 7:45 PM Steve Tynor via Ale <ale at ale.org> wrote:
> I delurk to ask a non-Linux, but hardware hacker oriented question...
> I'm restoring a vintage synthesizer (a DK Synergy) which I had put into
> what I thought would be temporary hibernation, but turned into 20 years
> of storage.
> It mostly works, but testing suggests that at least one of the EPROMs
> has degraded and needs to be replaced. As long as I'm at it I'd like to
> replace all four (I'm told that I can use either 2765 UV erasable or
> 2864 electrically erasable EPROM's)
> I have binary images (BIN files) for each of the EPROMs, but no way to
> program them.
> Can anyone on the list help? My only other thought is to seek out the
> various local "makerspaces".
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