Taking offers on PDP-8 (straight-8)

Brent Hilpert hilpert at cs.ubc.ca
Mon Mar 8 00:47:21 CST 2010


Sellam Ismail wrote:
> 
> A straight-8 has come up for sale.  I am representing the seller.  I have
> photos and details.  If you're interested please e-mail me and I'll send
> over some information.
> 
> Preliminary photos are here:
> 
> http://siconic.com/computers/PDP-8/
> 
> We'll take opening offers and if there's one good enough then we'll cut to
> a straigt (8) sale.  Otherwise, it'll move on to a VCF web auction at a
> future date.
> 
> Thanks!!

Two questions of no great consequence:

 1. Why does the flip-chip extender appear to extend only half the pins?

 2. How did Humphrey Bogart get in there?
    Or is it straight-8 -> treasure -> happy?



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