Heathkit EC-1

From: steve <gkicomputers_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Thu May 1 16:11:00 2003

--- "Peter C. Wallace" <pcw_at_mesanet.com> wrote:

> > You typically use resistive sheets with op amps
> no? I
> > just look at resistive sheets as an accessory of a
> > analog computer like the EC-1, just like caps,
> > discrete resistors and wires are accessories.
> The resistive sheet devices are a whole different
> class of device and
> do not need OP amps at all to do "calculations"

Well yes, resistive sheets devices can be used alone,
but I would call that implementation a calculator,
similar to a slide rule. Resistive sheets were also
commonly used to enhance the computing capabilities of
op amp based analog computers.
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Received on Thu May 01 2003 - 16:11:00 BST

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