• Priest of the Order of the Butterfly
    Priest of the Order of the Butterfly
    KennyR
    Posts: 753 from 2003/3/4
    From: #AmigaZeux, Gu...
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    Andreas_Wolf wrote:
    I find the notion that such radiation-hardened parts (which cost 6 to 7 digit figures per part) could be bought "years ago" at Amazon, Newegg or BestBuy, or could be simply bought used today, nothing short of ridiculous.


    Indeed. I get Doommaster flashbacks.

    I'm not even sure if "radiation-hardening" electronics, as it was back during the cold war, is even that much of an important thing any more. A single transistor (or track) inside a chip is a million times smaller than in the late 80s, and would presumably so be subjected to much less inducted current when exposed to a powerful EM flux.
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