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mord
5th February 2015, 05:59
hi, is this a suitable replacement for the socketd bel chip http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/160909933300?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1497.l2649 ,it seems the same except for the top number 9740a, the picassp iv i have has the number 9629b
the bottom number is the same on both a447-0025-02

amigaman2000
5th February 2015, 06:41
As far as I know, the 9629 and 9740 are code dates, the first one was produced on week 29 of 1996 and the other one was produced on week 40 of 1997, so, yes, they are the same chip.

Regards

mord
5th February 2015, 07:44
ok another q, how come some Picasso iv don't have this bel chip????

BLTCON0
5th February 2015, 10:27
ok another q, how come some Picasso iv don't have this bel chip????

I think rev 1.2N doesn't have it, rev 1.2 does. IIRC there was a comment on it in some Q&A or FAQ page somewhere.