[PDP8-Lovers] how to clean a PDP8/A, dishwasher?

From: Dave McGuire <mcguire_at_neurotica.com>
Date: Sat Dec 15 23:01:42 2001

On December 15, ajp166 wrote:
> >I have a Question for the other core users out there:
> >How would I test-signal a board, for demos, that is
> >just a core frame, IE one sacrificed from its stack
> >and sold at the e- flea market?
> It's a non trivial thing to do. Core by definition is destructive
> read out memory. So to demo a core you need to provide
> the coincident current (x,y) and the inhibit/write/read signals
> with the associated timing. Both the currents and the
> timing are critical. takes a lot of stuff to do that.

  I have some scans of an old BYTE Magazine article (July 1976 I think)
that details how to build a common interface for an arbitrary chunk of
core. I haven't really read it in-depth but I plan to someday. I can
put it online if anyone would like to see it.


Dave McGuire
St. Petersburg, FL         "Less talk.  More synthohol." --Lt. Worf
Received on Sat Dec 15 2001 - 23:01:42 GMT

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