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Subject: RE: RAM limit
From: Nielsen Linus (ext) (
Date: 2002-08-14

> There are two alternatives:
> a) Remove the existing chip (1M x 16) and replace it with a
> larger chip
> (4M x 16). In theory this should work (and by wiring two additional
> address lines). In practice, this is nearly impossible for
> two reasons:
> (1) I can't find a manufacturer offering 4M x 16 devices for
> 5V (maybe I don't search correctly),

What makes you think that the SH1 on the Archos is a 5V device? It isn't. It
is 3V (or 3.3, I don't remember).

> Slowly I think that project is a little bit too much for our little
> Archie.

Yeah, it will be quite a lot of work to pull this off...


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