ebay: Are these PDP-8 boards?
v.slyngstad at verizon.net
Sat Dec 1 15:56:21 CST 2007
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From: "jim s"
> Richard wrote:
>> Item # 320190208819
> Note that the unit probably had all the modules pulled and they look
> like they were put
> back in sorted for pretty color rather than where they need to be. So
> w/o drawings this
> is a nice backplane and a lot of boards.
I'd go a step further -- many of those modules were never part of the
RS08 that the backplane implies. I'm quite sure there were no Mxxx
modules in an RS08. The Gxxx are right, as are the Bxxx. I don't
know what an S200 is, and I don't see one in the RS08 documentation
(maybe it's an S206?).
My theory is someone used it for a while as a convenient place to
store some Mxxx spares from a PDP-8/I.
Here's the RS08 module list from table 5-2 (on page 5-2 of DEC-08-HIEA-D,
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