PDP8 spares required

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Mon Jan 5 12:35:48 CST 2009


On 5 Jan 2009 at 12:55, Dave McGuire wrote:

>    For the past few days, I've been in an ongoing conversation with a  
> fellow who was my childhood PDP mentor 25 years ago; he runs a  
> service bureau and is working on a very flaky PDP-8/a that runs some  
> sort of manufacturing system.
> 
>    I was shocked to learn of just how many of these systems are still  
> out there doing their jobs.

I suspect that the military also has a fair number of them.  A couple 
of years ago, I duplicated some RX02 floppies that were used in a rig 
for maintaining C130 transports.

Cheers,
Chuck





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