Simulation vs breadboarding (was Replacing failed powersupplies on qbus PDP-11s)
Roy J. Tellason
rtellason at verizon.net
Thu Feb 5 15:54:39 CST 2009
On Wednesday 04 February 2009 12:08:23 pm Al Kossow wrote:
> > Until the boss sees that you screwed around in the lab for an hour or
> > two getting all the parts and building the test circuit
> I doubt any company newer than 10 years old even has lab stock any more
> to breadboard something with.
> I'd end up going to Haltek or Halted for parts, because Apple killed off
> their parts stock room when the hardware group was moving from Valley Green
> to Infinite Loop. One day I went over to it and it was empty. They had
> dumped the whole thing into recycling because none of the hardware
> engineers used any of it anymore.
Fsck'n idiots... :-(
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