We love microchips

- That's why we boil them in acid.

November 17, 2019
October 30, 2019

National MC74HC182N - ALU Carry Look-ahead : weekend die-shot

Die size 2063x1635 µm.

Used back in the days when you built CPU's from TTL chips. Some still do it though : https://www.homebrewcpuring.org/
I hope one day I will have enough time to build one...


With metal etched:

July 20, 2019

Tesla MA7805 - 5V 2A voltage regulator : weekend die-shot

It's not a car. It is a voltage regulator. Die size 2344x2243 µm. You can read more about Tesla (Czechoslovak electronics company) here.


July 15, 2019

Ti CD4011BE - quad 2-NAND gate : weekend die-shot

Die size 1422x987 µm.



Update: Now with metal etched:

July 13, 2019
July 7, 2019