From: Robert Baer
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Subject: Re: Need supplier for obsolete DRAM (2nd gen).
Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2002 08:09:12 GMT
NNTP-Posting-Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2002 00:09:12 PST
Organization: EarthLink Inc. -- http://www.EarthLink.net
> Hi all,
> Our group has been tasked with replacing some old military hardware
> for uncle sam. We are in need of a supplier of obsolete DRAM parts.
> 256k, 512k, 4Mb EDO, FP types... x16, (x32 ideal).
> One we are looking for is an Intel 256k (65,536x4) DRAM part#
> 240022-006 -- at least a few hundred.
> Can someone offer some names of suppliers we can inquire of?
> Adam J
> P.S. If you could reply directly to my email it would be appreciated.
Try (untested for your exact purpose):
Also try Jameco; they are on the web and carry some older parts like
BTW, that so-called part number looks like what i call a "mouse
number", meaning equipment manufacturers "house number"; an internal
reference number that only they would know about.
I may have a few of those DRAMs, but they certainly would not meet MIL
Be advised that a lot of "vendors" will strip parts from older PCs,
clean them up, maybe re-mark them (certainly *not* test them) and sell
them as NOS at the highest price they can get (especially if you
foolishly tell them they are for the government which has an infinite
amount of money).
Hell, you may even get parts with nothing inside (it has happened on
Certifications, and other paperwork can easily be forged, even by
low-life "engineers" inside otherwise reputable companies (i have
witnessed this as well).