FS: How To Design Build & Program Your Own Working Computer System
Roy J. Tellason
rtellason at verizon.net
Sun Oct 26 14:01:32 CDT 2008
On Friday 24 October 2008 09:06, Steve Robertson wrote:
> > > If anyone is interested, make an offer for Tab Books: "How To Design
> > > Build & Program Your Own Working Computer System" by Robert P. Haviland
> > > Pub. 1979 . 308 ppg. This is a complete how-to for the SC/MP
> > > microprocessor.
> > >
> > > Reply to me directly. Postage will be from Western North Carolina.
> > Strangely, I'm sure I have the same title from the same publisher
> > sitting on my shelf but it's for an 8080. When I was younger my Father
> > built the design on some veroboard and found many errors in the book.
> > One of these days I'll get around to finishing it!
> > Cheers,
> > James
> I received several replies to the offer and did some more searching on
> the net. It seems books with the same title are available on both Amazon
> and Abebooks and are very reasonably priced. The booksellers listings
> indicate they are all softcover. The version I have is hardcover.
As are the ones I have (the two with the similar titles).
> The book is a pretty complete "how-to" for building the authors SC/MP
> based "SCAMP" computer. It's quite possible the author did versions with
> the same title except focusing on different microprocessors. Other
> logical offspring would be the Z80, 6502,and 6800.
> Does anyone have other versions of the book?
I have two books with similar titles, but they're not at all similar in terms
of content, nor are they by the same author. Perhaps one of these days I
can find the box with my TAB books in them and see if anyone here is
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