Who wants to help read a Saturn V core stack?
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Mon Nov 10 18:28:29 CST 2008
On 10 Nov 2008 at 16:05, Eric Smith wrote:
> Not really. You'd have thousands of very fine wires, all looking
> identical, that pass through some cores and go around others (on average
> perhaps 33 through each core), and packed incredibly densely. Even with
> very high resolution scans from multiple angles I don't think you could
> expect to extract the data visually.
Okay, I see. Regardless--if it's that type of memory, then failure
to read it electrically could use a visual method as a fallback.
After all, these things were assembled (and one would expect,
Did some of the S/360 machines use ferrite ROM for their control
stores? 360/40 perhaps? I believe some also used capacitive ROM
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