Megaprocessor - built from individual transistors

Tue Jun 23 19:24:02 CDT 2015

well how many transistors  does our  table top straight pdp-8  have?!
In a message dated 6/23/2015 4:26:38 P.M. US Mountain Standard Time,  
cclist at writes:

On  06/23/2015 04:11 PM, drlegendre . wrote:
> When it's done, I hope he  mounts it all on a black rectangular table with
> 20 shiny metal legs on  each the opposing longer sides.

I seem to remember that the  Packard-Bell PB250 used only about 400 
transistors. (Magnetostrictive  delay line memory).  Lotsa diodes.

So not totally out of the  question, even  today.


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