From: Fred Bloggs
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Subject: Re: Toshiba MP6901,,,,where is it? or cross reference, HELP
Date: Tue, 05 Nov 2002 13:32:05 GMT
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Organization: EarthLink Inc. -- http://www.EarthLink.net
> Can anyone advise on this problem. I have a high speed printer that
> I use for my work (self employed and the printer is vital to my work)
> well a drive board on it fried. Actually a chip on it fried.
> I got a quote to replace the board at $775 (I only paid $500 for the
> printer) so I want to replace the fried chip.
> The chip is a Toshiba MP6901 aka TMP6901.
> The printer was made in 1994 and not made anymore. (Datatech DP 1190)
> I can found the chip's specs on Toshibas semiconductor page but I
> can't find the chip anywhere to buy. Does anyone have any ideas how to
> find this. Is there a
> way to cross reference it to another manufacturer or cross reference
> to another chip Toshiba makes (same chip different number?)
> I've been all over the net. I only need one chip or two (it's been
> a while since I've broke out the soldering iron)
> The chip is a 12 pin and forgive my ignorance and use of the wrong
> wording, not familar with the Industry lingo, it sits up right
> like an SCR and has a heat sink on the back. It is used to control
> the motor that drives the print head.
> Thanks in advance.
> p.s. you can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
You can buy mailorder from China at http://www.icxinyi.com/EN/IC.htm
just type TMP6901 in the box and purchase.