[rescue] Source for new IDPROM chips?

Andrew Hoerter amh at POBOX.COM
Sun Jul 21 13:14:00 CDT 2013

On 7/15/13, Andrew Hoerter <amh at pobox.com> wrote:

>>>> I'm restoring a few Sun machines and need a good source for new ST
>>>> Micro M48T59Y-70PC1 parts (the integrated IDPROM/battery/RTC module).
>> Just checked. Mine are M48T58Y I think. Check the data sheets to see what
>> is different!
> Yep, seems like it might work so I went ahead and ordered one '58 chip
> from Digikey for testing purposes.  I'll report my findings for the
> benefit of the archives once I try it out.

A quick followup for anyone who cares -- I was able to test this out
today on an Ultra 10.  To all appearances, the M48T58Y part seems to
work just fine, and is much easier to source.  Thanks to those who
suggested it.

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