Gaps in the collection (was Re: rarest computers. )

From: Tony Duell <>
Date: Thu Aug 12 17:33:21 2004

> The chief electrical engineer at our company in the 1980s was a fellow who
> excelled at making components in his designs do two or three jobs each.
> It's an artistry that HP displayed, as you indicate.

A prime example of this is in GPO (UK) telephones. In things like the
706, many of the components (like capacitors) do 2 or 3 jobs!

Received on Thu Aug 12 2004 - 17:33:21 BST

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