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PDP-8 Clone: Making the Card rack and backplane —

In here I outline the steps I used to make a homebrew card rack and backplane for my new project, PDP-8 clone (with Transistors). Below you see a series of pics which shows you the various pieces I cut from stock aluminum beams I purchased at Home Depot. Each of the pics have links to […]

PDP-8 Clone: Card Rack & Backplane —

I started building the card rack which will hold the backplane and circuit cards for the PDP-8 clone. This the first shelf,among several, that will hold the Registers and Accumulator. I used ordinary aluminum beans from Home Depot and made a sketch of what I needed (orange paper). the tolerances are not extremely exact, as […]

PDP-8 clone – using Transistors —

As a result of running the Build Your Own Transistor Logic Circuit workshop for VCF East 7.0, I’m stumbled upon another project that will definitely consume more time which I’m usually running out of [uh oh – ending a sentence with a preposition again]. But this one project is mostly out of desire than necessity. […]