Sorry for the late reply, I missed a batch of email.
We can program AP64s, though it's a bit of a pain. You can buy quantity
10 of misc goods (for a total of $10) and make a note that you want a
programmed T2 MCU. (They're about $11 unprogrammed from Digi-Key these
days - more than the 32-bit MCUs we use now!)
On 7/3/2012 4:58 AM, zl1vfo wrote:
> What are the odds of getting a programmed MC68HC908AP64CFBE as a spare
> part ? - mine seems to have had a drip of two of rain water land on it,
> hitting the uP. Some of the legs are looking a bit worse for wear, and
> it doesn't seem to respond via serial or anything over the air.
> I aim to take it to work tomorrow where I'll clean up the board + IC and
> reflow the solder connections with the hot air workstation we have, but
> in case the chip is too far gone, are there spare uP available? - I
> didn't see any listed on https://www.argentdata.com
> I'd probably need the bootloader code on it too...
> Ian ZL1VFO