Megaprocessor - built from individual transistors

dave at dave at
Wed Jun 24 23:01:07 CDT 2015

On Wed, 24 Jun 2015, ben wrote:

> On 6/24/2015 12:10 AM, dave at wrote:
>> On Tue, 23 Jun 2015, Phil Budne wrote:
>>> If I were going thru the trouble, I'd want build a TX-0 clone!
>> I think it would me more interesting to build a replica of a pdp-8
>> straight-eight using significantly-reduced flip chips with surface-mount
>> parts.
> But only if you build a 1/4 size version ... switches still are a pain to 
> source.
> Ben.

With 3d printers, it shouldn't be too much of a problem to make your own 
paddles at whatever scale is required.  The only catch I perceive is which 
switch to use.  I'm thinking of a fairly common slide micro-switch that 
seems to have been a Radio Shack staple for at least 20 years.

David Griffith
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