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Cracking open the Apple TV

Texas Instruments LM339A General Purpose Differential Comparator

The rectangular chip marked 61C7L4M LM339A G4 (top center) appears to be a Texas Instruments LM339A General Purpose Differential Comparator. I wasn't able to find any information on how the Apple TV uses this chip.

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