Early Microprocessors in Industrial Microcomputers
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Wed Mar 9 13:37:47 CST 2016
On Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 2:36 PM, william degnan <billdegnan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 2:30 PM, Paul Koning <paulkoning at comcast.net>
>> > On Mar 9, 2016, at 1:54 PM, Chuck Guzis <cclist at sydex.com> wrote:
>> > ...
>> > I suspect that the nuclear power industry is one place that you'll find
>> the oldest stuff, however, given the long regulatory approval process for
>> I remember a nuclear reactor (research, not power generation) controlled
>> by a PDP-9.
> Obviously different than the first microcomputers designed for smaller
> tasks in an industrial setting, but I agree that certainly the last of the
> Win 2000 systems are still churning away customize applications for
> business purposes in the backrooms of shops, plants, etc..
... and to that end some of the first micros made for business probably
survived for a long time after similar CPUs were long gone form the home.
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