Hardware

Cracking Open the IBM PC Jr.

RAM chips

The red arrows mark the bus chips from our triumvirate of chip manufacturers, Motorola, National Semiconductor, and Texas Instruments.

The yellow box indicates one bank of the RAM chips from Mostek. Each chip is 8KB, making for a total of 64KB when you account for all eight chips.

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