E(Erasable) P(Programmable) R(Read) O(Only) M(Memory)

Ceramic Eprom memory chips are too cool to plunder for their gold substrate.

So I wrapped their little legs around aluminum tubes, lashed them together with wire and secured it all with a strong magnetic clasp.

Don't let your memory get lost, wear it on your wrist and proudly show it off to everyone!

My Etsy shop if you don't want to make it yourself:


Step 1: Tools and Supplies


Eproms: they come in many different sizes, so you'll have to try them out to determine how many to use.

Hobby tubing: very small diameter, I used K&S 1/16" outer diameter aluminum.

Knitting needle: slightly larger diameter than the tubing.

28-30 gauge wire, just so it goes through the tubing and is easy to wrap around the IC legs.




Smooth jawed pliers



<p>This is a great idea! They already gold in them and like you said to cool to waste. Now I now what I can do with at least some of the thousands I've collected over the years. Thank you!</p>
<p>http://www.picturehost.eu/uploads/a5548955cccd4ed255a8d9661b79fc32_amadeus change.LARGE Kopie.jpg when you cut off the half of the legs the could fit in line</p>
<p>Thanks for the suggestion.</p><p>I think that would work, but might not be as strong or secure as with the full length.</p><p>Did you make one?</p>
<p>Clever! I like the way you tied them together. </p>
Thanks!<br> I checked out <em>your</em> instructables and love the wood stands.<br> The laptop one would work great with a separate keyboard.<br> (like my ibm model M clicky!)
<p>It is neat to reuse old electronics.</p><p>Here is my effort...</p>
<p>Those are cool!</p>
<p>That's a really cool bracelet, you have my vote.</p>
<p>Thanks!</p><p>I love your vacuum form machine and want one!</p>
<p>Hey! Great work. Be careful of parts aren't RoHS compliant :( </p>
<p>Thanks!</p><p>Parts can be painted with clear nail polish if lead is a concern.</p>
<p>that's great!! too bad leaving those beautiful old components unused in a drawer...</p>
<p>Thanks! I see you love the old nixies too. :)</p>
<p>I'm completely addicted to them ;-)</p>
<p>Those are some really nice looking chips, you should enter the green electronics contest, in any case you have my vote.</p><p>I also made a keyring attachment with an old chip:</p>
<p>Love your key-fob. I have a few of those chips too, but not enough for a bracelet... yet. </p>
<p>I totally loved it :). thank you for sharing.</p>
<p>Thanks! I love your fuse earrings.</p>
<p>Very cool!</p>
<p>Thanks! Your stuff is awesome too!</p>

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