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Old 08-14-2019, 07:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Voyager View Post
A long time ago I fried ECL chips with 12 volt power supplies when I connected power as the data sheet said, the data sheet being wrong. You don't need high voltage to fry silicon.
For about 7 years of my career I was involved in semiconductor qualification, manufacturing, test, and failure analysis. I've seen quite a number of blown I/Os due to electrical over-stress.

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