From: Mayer, Mike (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Mar 15 2000 - 14:21:16 PST
I've had bad models that were promptly fixed by the manufacturer, which is
annoying but at least I end up with a good model.
The worst I've seen is the Motorola MPC860. The model available in their
"Engineer's Toolbox" is completely unusable. After going through their tech
support, I finally was able to exchange email with someone in engineering.
After one exchange I got a one sentence reply to my questions: "There is no
more information on this model".
The model is still there:
The pin numbers are wrong (it's a BGA), the pin parasitics and C_comp are
missing, the clamp curves are incomplete, and it's from 1996, so it is
probably not representative of current silicon.
Mike Mayer Artesyn Communication Products, Inc
Senior Hardware Design Engineer Madison, WI
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Roy Leventhal [mailto:Roy_Leventhal@mw.3com.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 15, 2000 3:55 PM
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> Subject: Re: [SI-LIST] : Bad IBIS models!
> Say What?
> How about when a vendor just tells you to go screw yourself
> when you ask for
> their IBIS model?
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