home brew S-100 backplane project
csquared3 at tx.rr.com
Mon May 4 08:23:01 CDT 2009
----- Original Message -----
From: "Andrew Lynch" <lynchaj at yahoo.com>
To: <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
Sent: Sunday, May 03, 2009 8:36 PM
Subject: RE: home brew S-100 backplane project
>> Hi! The S-100 backplane PCBs have arrived. Please contact me if
>> interested in getting one. Thanks and have a nice day!
>> Andrew Lynch
> Hi! I updated the N8VEM wiki with some pictures of the S-100 PCB and
> construction so far.
> I've partially built one of the units for testing. I've gone as far as I
> go but some parts are on back order. What is missing is the power
> (0.200" spaced headers male). My plan is to finish assembly and test the
> active terminator section before installing the S-100 connectors.
> Some people have been concerned about availability of the S-100 connectors
> but they are plentiful and relatively cheap. At Mouser you can get EDAC
> parts which should work for $5 each. You can also substitute wire wrap
> connectors which sometimes can be found on eBay for $3 each. I test
> installed but did not solder some wire wrap S-100 connectors and they
> work just fine.
> Thanks and have a nice day!
> Andrew Lynch
Great pictures! (Once I figured out that I had to use IE vs. Firefox.) I
had forgotten how huge those connectors are. It has been a very long time
since I worked on the unit that our personal computer club at Recognition
Equipment put together...
My email address is csquared3 at tx.rr.com
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