imitation game movie

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Wed Feb 11 13:22:52 CST 2015

On 02/11/2015 10:54 AM, Jon Elson wrote:

> Way back in the dark days (1976 or so) I cloned a Beehive CRT terminal.
> It used silicon bucket brigade memory (CCD).  they had a 9V two-phase
> clock, and just a bunch of charge storage spots and the clock
> pulses peristaltically shifted the charge packets down the line.
> This was VERY much like earlier terminal designs that used wiresonic
> delay lines.

That was the Super Bee, right?  8008 CPU, but I thought the memory was 
MOS shift-register, not bucket-brigade (which I mostly associate with 
analog applications, such as reverb effects).

I had one of those Beehives.  Nice big heavy terminal with offline 
page-edit capabilities.


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