[time-nuts] venerable ICs was Re: lunatic fringe time standards

Bob Camp lists at rtty.us
Wed Apr 21 01:57:32 UTC 2010


What ever generation the 723 was, the 555 is at least one generation later. As I recall the 555 was the first chip to be "forward priced" when Signetics introduced it. 


On Apr 20, 2010, at 9:52 PM, jimlux wrote:

> Bob Camp wrote:
>> Hi
>> The ua723 obviously is the one destined to outlive the cockroaches. The
>> linear power supply industry still seems to consider them "state of the
>> art".
>> Bob
> Like the 555, it has a nice combination of function and predictability.  It's in that "good enough" category.
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