Digital Imaging (was: Re: Chisolm)

From: Sam Ismail <>
Date: Sun Jun 8 20:19:01 1997

On Mon, 9 Jun 1997, A.R. Duell wrote:

> > If not completely outrageous and insane.
> I hope you're suggesting that's a good reason _to_ use them :-)
> If not, what's insane about a graphics display system that fills an entire
> 6' rack, contains over 3000 DRAM chips (and about as many TTL devices to
> control everything), and has a service manual that contains the wonderful
> statement 'Repair the instrument using normal techniques. The supplied set
> of Engineering Drawings may be of help'. That is the entire section on
> maintenance and repair!

Hmmmm...come to think of it, you've got a point. Finding the time for
all this is an entirely different matter. By the time I got around to
scanning in all my photos using such a classic contraption, the P100
clone system I use at home would be a classic itself.

Computer Historian, Programmer, Musician, Philosopher, Athlete, Writer, Jackass
Received on Sun Jun 08 1997 - 20:19:01 BST

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