Modern Tube computing

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Wed Jan 21 18:58:40 2004

On Wed, 21 Jan 2004, John Allain wrote:

> > That's been done (sort of). It's called Dr. Nim :)
> > They come up on eBay periodically.
> I've haven't seen Dr. Nim work**
> I have a few still pictures here, from eBay, but not the machine.
> Can somebody make a small .mpg file of it working?

I wish I had the time. But it really is quite a clever design. And a
great way to get one started in mechanical computing elements (which is
what the DigiComp 1 is, made by ESR, the same company that made Dr. Nim).

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