[NTLK] Followup eMate memory upgrade boards

Andrei Chichak newton at chichak.ca
Thu Aug 16 00:36:31 EDT 2018

On 2018-August-15, at 15:44, fg2 <fg2 at pda-soft.de> wrote:
> With the five EM-300 boards I intend to verify that what I found here
> <http://www.computerlaptopmemory.com/computer-memory/AppleNewtoneMate300.htm
> l>
> is actually true, namely that the eMate will accept cards that only contain
> DRAM, only contain Flash RAM, or contain both. If this is the case, we might
> be able to reduce the price of such an upgrade board a bit if someone only
> wants more DRAM or more Flash RAM. If someone here knows that what is
> explained on the page above is actually wrong, please chime in.

DRAM doesn’t sound right at all. I can see SRAM (static RAM), but DRAM (dynamic RAM) requires a bunch of extra circuitry to maintain the memory and isn’t at all like FLASH.


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