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Subject: Re: RAM limit
From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing (
Date: 2002-08-12

On Mon, 12 Aug 2002 19:00:54 +0200 (CEST), Matthias Wächter wrote:
> Hi!
> Question (maybe a little bit off-topic): Is there someone playing
> with enhancing the RAM of the Jukebox (you know, opening and
> soldering)?

Not that I know of.

> I mean, we all know that 2MB is not _that_ much (f.e. for 200+ song
> titles in the list to sort :-)), other players have 8MB to save
> battery power (well, to make the device smaller by using smaller
> batteries). The SH-1 supports up to 16 MB of DRAM, so even if it's
> a hard and dirty job, one could enhance/replace the memory using
> additional DRAM modules (f.e. by piggy-packing them on the one
> already there). An additional address decoder will be necessary,
> too.

Then you need another DRAM controller as well, since the DRAM
controller and address decoder is internal to the SH1.


Linus Nielsen Feltzing, on 2002-08-12

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