Wire Wrapper needed for PDP-7

From: Ethan Dicks <dickset_at_amanda.spole.gov>
Date: Sun Feb 8 05:43:56 2004

On Sun, Feb 08, 2004 at 03:33:04AM -0800, Vintage Computer Festival wrote:
> ...since someone or something (was it done in an automated fashion at the
> factory?) had to do it to begin with.

Yes. DEC stuff was done by a combination of man (or woman) and machine.

The manufacturing system I am familiar with positioned the wire-wrap gun
over the pin under computer control, and a human visually verified the
placement and pressed a button to wrap the wire. Apparently, they didn't
trust a machine to do the entire operation.


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