Emulators of Classic Computers

From: R. D. Davis <rdd_at_rddavis.org>
Date: Thu Jan 22 23:59:45 2004

Quothe William Donzelli, from writings of Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at
10:01:45PM -0500:
> materials. One interesting side effect was that submini tubes lost their
> sockets - the things were soldered right into the circuits, as the sockets
> became the most failure prone components.

One could always design some sort of spring-loaded sockets for them in
order to make them as useful as real tubes/valves. Without sockets,
circuitry containing them would be as annoying to repair as circuits
using non-socketed ICs.

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