Reply to post: Re: Power line. ESD protection diodes???

Picking apart the circuits in the ARM1 – the ancestor of your smartphone's brain

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Re: Power line. ESD protection diodes???

We did, NMOS 6502 chips used protection diodes in the same way CMOS does. They're nice to have but not a guarantee, you could punch through them with a few thousand volts and it's really easy to generate tens of thousands of volts static.

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