Retro Chip Tester Pro, US shopping basket?

s shumaker shumaker at
Fri Jan 14 10:19:41 CST 2022

Seems like a very useful gadget.  Any suggestions for a US source?


On 1/13/2022 1:18 PM, Santo Nucifora via cctalk wrote:
> Hi Bill,
> I have a Digikey shopping cart for most of the items and another for Mouser
> for the rest of the items but mine was Rev "i".  I did this back in August
> and I looked at the cart and noticed that  some of the items may have
> substitutes now.  I know I had to do a few substitutes when I followed the
> BOM even back then.  I'll post them here but please be careful and check
> the BOM from the RTC (Retro Chip Tester) Google site you were emailed
> against these carts.    Again, you may have to make some substitutes and
> some of the other components may not line up exactly but that's the nature
> of these pre-created carts, unfortunately.  It will at least give you a
> good start:  Note, I ordered from a site but I created an
> identical US cart for a friend in the US that was building one as well.
> Again, triple check everything.
> Digikey US cart:
> Mouse CA cart for 4 items not at Digikey (but they may be there now?):
> BTW, good choice on a Christmas present.  You will wonder how you did
> without it.
> Hope this helps,
> Santo
> On Thu, Jan 13, 2022 at 3:46 PM William Sudbrink via cctalk <
> cctalk at> wrote:
>> In response to my wife's "Buy yourself a Christmas present" direction, I've
>> ordered a Retro Chip Tested Pro board.  When you purchase the board, you
>> get
>> a BOM and links to stored shopping baskets for some European vendors.  Has
>> anyone built this in the US and stored their basket with a US vendor?  Rev
>> 1.2k by the way, but any basket would be helpful as the BOM differences
>> between the versions are listed.
>> Thanks,
>> Bill S.
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