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    Yesterday, 06:56 AM
    I really like my loader, which is now part of Vince's memory board. Remember patience is virtue. Seems the faster I go the more mistakes I make. I...
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    May 21st, 2019, 03:11 PM
    My PDP8E ran a Kearny and Trecker milling machine. You could program it via Mylar (paper) tape. Basically, the computer would control the x and y...
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    May 18th, 2019, 01:48 PM
    Mike_Z replied to a thread CIT-101 terminal in DEC
    I wanted to test the keyboard Lock LED. I had thought that XON/XOFF would do this, but apparently not. I added XON/OFF to my PDP8E test program and...
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    May 13th, 2019, 07:32 AM
    Mike_Z replied to a thread CIT-101 terminal in DEC
    Well..... I've been busy assembling Vince's new memory and boot board over the past week and have not had a chance to work on the C-IOTH keyboard....
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    May 4th, 2019, 09:17 AM
    Mike_Z replied to a thread CIT-101 terminal in DEC
    This morning, I started up the PDP8E, the logic analyzer and the C_IOTH terminal. I stretched out sample rate so that I could get 2 or 3 seconds of...
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    May 3rd, 2019, 02:17 PM
    Mike_Z replied to a thread CIT-101 terminal in DEC
    These switches are difficult to get anything into them. But... they come apart easily, by loosen up a couple tabs. I did repair two this way and one...
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    May 3rd, 2019, 08:39 AM
    Mike_Z replied to a thread CIT-101 terminal in DEC
    Over the last couple of days I wrote a short program on the PDP8E that will flash the C-IOTH LED's. This test program will allow me to connect up the...
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    April 30th, 2019, 09:20 AM
    Mike_Z replied to a thread CIT-101 terminal in DEC
    Chuck, I think I played with the patch area in the past, but do not remember exactly how it worked. Maybe when I have more time or the need I'll...
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    April 29th, 2019, 11:46 AM
    Mike_Z replied to a thread PDP8 OS8 books in DEC
    Accordion and tube music gets my heart going! Name the date. Mike
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    April 29th, 2019, 06:15 AM
    Mike_Z replied to a thread PDP8 OS8 books in DEC
    Lived on Glenora for nearly 50 years and most likely will die here. With as much iron as I own, moving would be a LOT of trouble. I just received two...
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    April 27th, 2019, 01:57 PM
    Mike_Z replied to a thread PDP8 OS8 books in DEC
    You lucky dog! I've been looking for an OS/8 handbook like that for a while, with no luck. I can read on the computer, but there is nothing like...
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Retired Old Steam Power Plant Engineer
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Near Milwaukee Wisconsin
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