PDP8 power supply G8018
bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca
Tue Apr 19 19:47:30 CDT 2005
Tony Duell wrote:
>OK, being tactful : BLETCH!
>To me, the power supply is as much a part of the original design as the
>CPU, the I/O boards, the peripherals, etc. If you don't care about
>keeping the hardware as original as possible, then you might as well run
>an emulator on a PC.
>The PDP8/A power supply schematics exist (are they on bitsavers?). Why
>don't you work out what's wrong with it and repair it properly.
Another factor after reading many posts here, is power supplies often
on -- power off sequences for core and other computer logic : Power fail
IRQ for example.
A modern PC power supply may not have that.
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