harris 6100's on ebay

From: Eric Josephson <ericj_at_speakeasy.org>
Date: Fri Feb 28 03:23:01 2003

On Thu, 27 Feb 2003, ben franchuk 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.

Thanks for the info. Unfortunately, I wasn't wise enough to
wait for it. :}

I found a nice datasheet for the im6100 on pdp8.net, but nothing
on the 6102 or the other support chips.
Received on Fri Feb 28 2003 - 03:23:01 GMT

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