[time-nuts] Test Equipment -Memory cards

Scott Newell newell at cei.net
Tue Feb 2 14:07:23 UTC 2010

At 07:42 AM 2/2/2010 , Robert Atkinson wrote:
>than a 141T setup.  I think you will find that the E8285A is the same as the 
>8924C and uses non-volatile RAM cards, not flash. These cards are rare now
>have CMOS ram and a lithium coin cell. You MIGHT be able to read a flash
>but I'm pretty certain you can't write to them.

If you're looking for PCMCIA SRAM cards, they're also used with vintage
Fanuc CNC controls.  You might end up paying a premium, but they are out
there.  (On the other side, I'm using an el-cheapo PCMCIA / PCI adapter in
a desktop PC, with the stock XP drivers.  No problems yet.)

newell  N5TNL

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