PDP-12 Restoration at the RICM
linimon at lonesome.com
Tue May 26 07:23:54 CDT 2015
On Mon, May 25, 2015 at 08:07:04PM -0400, Michael Thompson wrote:
> so the processor is substantially functional.
This is substantially cool.
> We tried the ASR33 Teletype that came with the system. The mechanics were
> sticky from not being used for 30 years
This is substantially crazy :-)
IIRC the mechanics were kind of sticky when new.
The whole "changing flip-flops" thing really took me back. I learned
to do that in high school on our Control Data G-15. The multiply
instruction was the first to go :-)
I kept it running for some time using that method. (of course we did
not have a budget to order spares)
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