Computer Replica's

From: Jochen Kunz <>
Date: Thu Mar 25 15:50:41 2004

On Thu, 25 Mar 2004 15:08:31 -0500
Paul Koning <> wrote:

> Jochen> Why build a replica when you can have The Real Thing:
> Jochen> --
> Sure, that's neat. But I don't have it -- John Z does...
You can log into it via the Internet.
Be glad you don't own this machine, 400 V three phase power and 130 A
start up current...

> People have built Cyber replicas out of FPGAs; it doesn't seem all
> that hard.
There is the book "Design of a Computer, The Control Data 6600". It
states somewhere that the machine was build out of 400.000 transistors.
So it seems quite possible to reimplement it in FPGAs.
Received on Thu Mar 25 2004 - 15:50:41 GMT

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