[FG] WarGames: A Look Back at the Film That Turned Geeks and Phreaks Into Stars
Roy J. Tellason
rtellason at verizon.net
Fri Jul 25 13:08:23 CDT 2008
On Friday 25 July 2008 13:46, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> On 24 Jul 2008 at 21:19, Daniel Snyder wrote:
> > Imsai drives were typically Calcomp 140K types, same as DEC used with
> > some PDP's I have the same type for my Imsai. If I recall there were two
> > S100 Cards IFM/IFB?? and in the drive case was a data separator??. I would
> > have to look again..
> 2-board 8080-based controller, 2708 EPROM, 2111-4 SRAMs, independent
> PSUs, one per drive in the box. A little LED array behind the
> plexiglas on top of the drives to show status. I don't recall that
> there was a data separator in the case, however. I've got the docs
> for the thing somewhere, if it matters.
It was that little LED array that caught my attention. Blinkelights are
Member of the toughest, meanest, deadliest, most unrelenting -- and
ablest -- form of life in this section of space, a critter that can
be killed but can't be tamed. --Robert A. Heinlein, "The Puppet Masters"
Information is more dangerous than cannon to a society ruled by lies. --James
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