Rockwell PPS-4 info (was 8008 v. 4004...)
mcguire at neurotica.com
Fri Dec 19 09:09:38 CST 2008
On Dec 18, 2008, at 10:13 PM, Chris Elmquist wrote:
>>> There was a later PPS-4/1 single-chip version. I don't know how
>>> stuff was but I wonder if there aren't more PPS-4 systems buried in
>>> and appliances from the period than is commonly known. (I have
>>> example, what the 70's-era Amana Radarange microwave ovens used for
>> Umm...mechanical timers.
> No! it was a "Touchmatic". Had a capacitive keypad and LED display.
> Very cool for 1974. Mom cooked a meatloaf in it in a bundt pan. Came
> out indistinguishable from a lawn tractor tire.
Ack, I stand corrected! I must've been thinking of another oven.
Port Charlotte, FL
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