PDP-1 as minicomputer [was RE: OT - sort of]

Christian Corti cc at informatik.uni-stuttgart.de
Wed Aug 18 04:39:26 CDT 2010

On Tue, 17 Aug 2010, Ethan Dicks wrote:
> Hmm... I'm not sure the Straight-8 qualifies by that yardstick.  30A
> 120V circuit, no problem.  20A, I'm not as confident.

Ehm, a Straight-8 only needs a few hundred watts (maybe 200W). We run it 
together with the Tennecomp tape system from a smallish step-down 
transformer without problems. Seems like American current is quite 
different from European current ;-)


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