PDP-12 at the RICM (Michael Thompson)

wulfman wulfman at wulfman.com
Mon Jul 13 19:21:06 CDT 2015

On 7/13/2015 4:59 PM, Michael Thompson wrote:
>> Date: Mon, 13 Jul 2015 01:52:09 -0400
>> From: "Kip Koon" <computerdoc at sc.rr.com>
>> Subject: RE: PDP-12 at the RICM
>> Hi Michael,
>> I would be most interested in finding out more about this effort.  Do you
>> have ongoing pictures documenting this effort?  I'd love to have a PDP 8,
>> 11, 12 someday, but I don't have the space for something like that much
>> less the cost involved so I'll have to be satisfied with emulators on my PC
>> or eventually building one or more of these systems with current technology
>> like the SBC6120 if memory serves.  Are there other possible alternatives?
>> I used a PDP-8/E in high school and college and have been quite interested
>> in the high capability PDPs like the PDP-11 Series for starters.  I didn't
>> know there were PDP 12 Series computers.  Are there other PDP series
>> computers as well?  Congratulations on your restoration efforts!  I wish I
>> could see what all you guys have been and are up to!  Take care my friends.
>> Kip Koon
>> computerdoc at sc.rr.com
>> http://www.cocopedia.com/wiki/index.php/Kip_Koon
> Kip,
> I don't think that there is an emulator for the PDP-12 so you will need to
> find a real one.
> Details on the PDP-12 are here:
> http://www.ricomputermuseum.org/Home/equipment/dec-pdp-12
> A running blog on the restoration is here:
> http://www.ricomputermuseum.org/Home/equipment/dec-pdp-12/dec-pdp-12-restoration
> Michael Thompson

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