harris 6100's on ebay

From: ben franchuk <bfranchuk_at_jetnet.ab.ca>
Date: Fri Feb 28 00:20:00 2003

Eric Josephson wrote:
> Someone is auctioning tubes of harris 6100's on ebay:
> http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=4663&item=2511601427&rd=1
> Am I correct in thinking this is a pdp-8 compatible processor?
> Can you build a pdp-8 clone like the sbc6120 using these?

Yes you can, but real PDP 8 I/O and memory over 4kw require other
support chips. Also since the chip is CMOS speed and output drive
is limited. Until you can get a data sheet on the devices it may
be wise to not get the chips. Intersel made the 6100's first I think.
Received on Fri Feb 28 2003 - 00:20:00 GMT

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