Homebuilt relay computer
Roy J. Tellason
rtellason at blazenet.net
Wed Jan 25 14:55:24 CST 2006
On Tuesday 24 January 2006 08:14 pm, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> On 1/24/2006 at 10:18 PM ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk wrote:
> >How about using uniselectors and having decimal (or octal) memory ?
> I suppose you might also include some Strowger switches for address
> Back when I was in high school (a very long time ago), a fellow built a
> tic-tac-toe "computer" using stepping relays and other telephone gear,
> including a rotary dial where one input one's move. (only 9 possibilities,
> so that was convenient). The contraption would make its own move in
> response. Readout was a 3x3 grid of 25W incandescent lamps.
> It was fun to watch.
I'd like to see a schematic of that one, if it exists...
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