Front panel controller

From: Ethan Dicks <>
Date: Tue May 11 18:04:09 2004

On Tue, May 11, 2004 at 03:33:52PM -0700, Vintage Computer Festival wrote:
> > How does this one compare to the "blinkenlight console" project Henk Gooijen
> > is doing?
> I don't know. I haven't looked at Henk's. But the main difference is
> that I started this earlier (I believe) and the design is done and going
> to fab in another week or so.

What technology is yours based on? Henk's was originally a 6802, but it
looks like it's shifted to a 6809 based on recent discussions. I only
ask because, like many here, I might end up hacking these sorts of things
if it's not too much work.

Also... your replica PDP-1 sounds intriguing... what are you doing about
switch handles? Are you going to use incandescent lights or filtered LEDs?
How are you implementing the DECscope? (Obviously it wouldn't be much
of an emulator if it didn't play SPACEWAR :-)


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