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

From: ajp166 <ajp166_at_bellatlantic.net>
Date: Sun Dec 16 14:43:06 2001

From: Ben Franchuk <bfranchuk_at_jetnet.ab.ca>
>I know that. That is why the early memory chips had separate in/out pins
>to emulate core memory. Everything nowadays tends to be 8 bits with

That might have been a factor but not a requirement. The reason back
was it simplified the timing and construction of the chip.

>I/O ( Grumbles here as he has a 12 bit computer and has to waste 4 bits
>out of 16 ) >BTW - some say the best way to cook a fish is in the

Use four bit wide cache parts then. Or if it's EPROM do three bytes wide
select the odd(right 12 bits) or even half(left 12bits). There are other
to reuse loose bits!

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