Bringing up a PDP-8e

jos jos.dreesen at
Mon Nov 28 02:38:03 CST 2016

On 27.11.2016 20:46, W2HX wrote:
> Hi folks,
> This is my first vintage computing project. I have a PDP-8/e with the following boards in this order.
> M8330      KK8E CPU Timing board (system clock), replaces M833
> M8300 \    KK8E CPU Major registers
> M8310 /    KK8E CPU Major register control
> M837       MC8E Extended Memory and Time Share Control
> M849       SHIELD
> CORE1 \
> CORE1 /
> CORE2 \
> CORE2 /
> M8320      KK8E Bus loads
> Each core pair is 16KW. There are a bunch of other non-DEC boards (ECRM) that I have removed for the time being.  You will notice that I have no serial board (yet. I have a line on one).
You already have a serial board : it is part of the ECRM 5948 board
Fully software comptible to the DEC serial boards.


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