[Coco] XPander-Coco lives!

RETRO Innovations go4retro at go4retro.com
Sun May 1 20:34:49 EDT 2016

On 5/1/2016 7:30 PM, Zippster wrote:
> I’ll look into an open drain part, the MAX811 was just what I had on hand patching up the boards.
> - Ed
>> On May 1, 2016, at 7:25 PM, RETRO Innovations <go4retro at go4retro.com> wrote:
>> On 5/1/2016 6:13 PM, Zippster wrote:
>>> That’s a good point I didn’t give much thought to.  I know the reset switch works ok,
>>> but that doesn’t mean something else would.
>>> Since we’re working with a CPLD in the mix on these boards, I guess the reset
>>> signal to the cart ports could be routed through it, and used to toggle !MR on the MAX811.
>> I'd instead recommend an open drain supervisor, which are plentiful.  They work the same as the MAX811, but the RESET output is open drain.
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I put the following in my cart to buy:


MIC803, which seems much cheaper than the MAX811 ($.22 versus $2.10 @100s)

I chose a 4.38 device, but it appears MIC offers a ton of threshold 


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