What's the rarest or most unusual computer-related item do you own?

Jon Elson elson at pico-systems.com
Wed Jan 11 09:39:57 CST 2017

On 01/11/2017 07:03 AM, Erik Baigar wrote:
> Hi together!
> Really an impressive amount of replies and quite cool 
> equipment which
> gets preserver all over the world! Really great!
>> From my side I have various MIL-SPEC gear. (1) First of 
>> all an intertial
> navigation system Ferranti FIN1010 from the early 1970ties 
> containing an
> archaic bitserial computer with 16/32 bit word length (can 
> be switched
> on the fly by toggling a bit - Architecture unique and 
> some mixture of
> Ferranti Pegasus and Argus):
> http://www.baigar.de/TornadoComputerUnit/FIN1010-Platform-20121106.divx 
> (This is restored to working condition, see my older video 
> on YouTube:
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-EQqfxiGgd8 I do only know 
> of 4 such
> systems still onlin on the world)
Looks like you just have the gyro spun up, there seem to be 
no cables attached in the video.
The second one does show it communicating with the rest of 
the gear.

Wow, seriously cool!


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