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  1. Review of "The MiniComputer in the Laboratory" Cooper

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    The MiniComputer in the Laboratory
                with examples using the PDP-11
    
    Author: James W. Cooper
    
    Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
    ISBN: 0 471 01883-X
    309 pages plus bibliography, appendices and index - 368 total

    Cut to the chase
    - of the books I've reviewed so far, this has one of the most concise, complete opcode views of the PDP-11 I've encountered. Not for it's thoroughness in covering the instruction set, but for imparting to the
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  2. Review of "MINICOMPUTER SYSTEMS..." Eckhouse & Morris

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        MINICOMPUTER SYSTEMS
                ORGANIZATION, PROGRAMMING, AND APPLICATIONS (PDP-11)" - Second Edition
    
    Richard H. Eckhouse, Jr.
    L Robert Morris
    
    Prentice-Hall
    ISBN 0-13-583914-9
    On the cover: Diagram of the "Antikythera Mechanism" [1][2][3] 
    491 Pages including Appendices and Index
    This book would have been very useful had it been known to me in my early PDP-11 career. Not for programming, but for it's appeal to me
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  3. Ancient PDP-11 Progamming in Opcode Book Review

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    Ok, got my first pick of a decent PDP-11 book for you guys.

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    "MACHINE AND ASSEMBLY LANGUAGE PROGRAMMING OF THE PDP-11" Second Edition - Arthur Gill
    
    Prentice Hall
    ISBN 0-13-541888-7
    Hard cover 7x10
    185 short pages plus Appendices and an Index.
    The Pros:

    This is targeted for programmers already experienced in high level languages, who may not have ever programmed in assembly or machine code before on any machine.

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  4. DCT11-AA Microprocessor - MODE register bit 12 - TESTER / USER mode

    The question of the purpose and action of bit 12, in the T-11's "MODE" register is not easy to answer from available information.

    The only comments offered, come from a scant line or two in the T-11 User Guide EK-DCT11-UG

    SECTION 4.2.4 - Tester or User Mode (MR<12>)

    Tester mode is for Digital Equipment Corporation's use only. If mode register bit 12 is high, (MR<12>=1), user mode is selected.
    Timing diagrams on page A-52 seem to ...

    Updated April 3rd, 2011 at 11:46 PM by RSX11M+

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  5. Various Evaluation Module and Prototype Design Photos

    I thought it might be fun to put together an "album" of photos of original development boards and prototype designs in my collection. This is by no means complete, but I have to start somewhere and I'll add to it as I organize my stuff.

    First is a Digital Equipment Corporation DCT11 Evaluation Module Kit.




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    Updated May 4th, 2011 at 10:34 PM by RSX11M+ (Spelling corrections)

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