Homebrew Drum Computer

Jochen Kunz jkunz at unixag-kl.fh-kl.de
Fri Dec 14 12:23:24 CST 2007


On Thu, 13 Dec 2007 18:18:00 +1030
Robert Nansel <bnansel at bigpond.net.au> wrote:

> I'm looking at what it would take to make a barebones "museum piece"  
> bit-serial computer along the lines of an LGP-30 or maybe a Bendix
> G-15.
Maybe you should have a look at the Zuse machines also. The Z22 is a
bit-serial, drum based machine too.

> What I haven't been able to 
> get a handle on is how to make a serviceable magnetic drum.
What about acoustic delay line memory?
It is at least as "classic" as a drum but would be much easier to build.
AFAIK the CSIRAC was a bit-serial, delay memory machine.
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tschüß,
       Jochen

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