Piggybacking 74LS logic chips to confirm a suspected fault

tony duell ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Fri Dec 25 13:38:42 CST 2015

> One recalls those execrable low-profile cheap sockets from TI in the
> early 70s.  Horrible stuff.

Those were about the worst!

> Aren't in fact, all wirewrap (board+pin) board sockets machine-pin?  I
> don't recall seeing one that wasn't.  Given the great track record of
> wire-wrapped designs that says something, surely.

I have certainly seen, and may even still have, some formed-pin
(i.e. not turned pin) wire-wrap DIL sockets. I have no intention of
every using them though!


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