RTL - was Build your own Apollo Guidance Computer

James B. DiGriz jbdigriz at dragonsweb.org
Wed Dec 20 15:40:55 CST 2006


On Wed, 20 Dec 2006 12:57:00 -0800
"Billy Pettit" <Billy.Pettit at wdc.com> wrote:

> 
> Chuck Guzis wrote: 
> On 20 Dec 2006 at 11:21, James B. DiGriz wrote:
> 
> > Now that is something I didn't know and find very much worth looking
> > into. Any quick pointers to info on RTL operating in this mode?
> 
> I'll dig through my old literature.  I recall that Motorola offered 
> an "Experimenter's Kit" of about 6 of their TO-99 packaged milliwatt 
> RTL circuits with some non-digital application notes.
> 
> Anyone still have the little booklet that came with this kit?
> 
> Cheers,
> Chuck
> 
> ----------------------------------------------------
> 
> I know that RCA also had a nice set of Application Notes for
> introducing RTL.  I'm not certain I still have them - came out in
> 1962.  Some of the early RCA data books still had them inside.  Maybe
> one of our data book collectors has copies. If so, I'll be glad to
> scan them.
> 
> Al, does your data book collection have an RTL book?
> 
> And I have seen an RTL CookBook-like manual with a bunch of circuits
> in it. Would have been in 1969-70.  I believe I bought it England.
> Had a green cover, paper boards.  I want to say Plessey published it,
> but the synapses aren't firing on this one.  Maybe one of our English
> members remembers it? Any one have a copy?
> 
> Billy

I believe the prolific Mr. Lancaster wrote an RTL Cookbook. 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Resistor-transistor-logic

Unfortunately I don't have a copy. 

jbdigriz



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