looking for a computer with front panel

From: Ethan Dicks <dickset_at_amanda.spole.gov>
Date: Thu May 6 07:32:42 2004

On Thu, May 06, 2004 at 02:04:52PM +0200, Gottfried Haider wrote:
> Do you know of any programmable computer today which has a programmable
> front panel? Are there maybe some machines for education? Or are there
> classic computers which have this feature and are less rare (and
> expensive) than the IMSAI?

Real PDP-8s are expensive, but a modern replica, the SBC-6120 can be made
with a front panel - it's completely PDP-8 compatible.


I warn you, though, even a modern replica isn't cheap... I have spent
several hundred dollars getting mine built it, and I did all the soldering

Still cheaper (and lighter) that the real thing


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