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    February 21st, 2019, 08:49 AM
    wa2flq replied to a thread Testing a DEQNA (M7504) board in DEC
    Testing the CPU does have a low probability of finding the problem in this case, but the operating systems don't really exercise all the...
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    February 19th, 2019, 12:22 AM
    wa2flq replied to a thread Testing a DEQNA (M7504) board in DEC
    The plastic handles are the usual spots for the revision stamps (component side). I don't recall what the fix was for, but I doubt that the DD drive...
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    February 18th, 2019, 07:55 PM
    I need to dig through my stash of keyboards. A few years ago I bought a couple of unencoded keyboards off ebay. From what I am thinking they are...
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    February 17th, 2019, 07:11 PM
    wa2flq replied to a thread Testing a DEQNA (M7504) board in DEC
    I get the feeling that it dies near the code that determines the actual device type. Perhaps interrupts are being missed? If the DLV11J is a true...
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    February 15th, 2019, 12:18 PM
    wa2flq replied to a thread Testing a DEQNA (M7504) board in DEC
    I believe the last two digits indicate a revision level. There is some supplemental information in the EK-DELQA-UG-002 and EK-DEQNA-UG-001 about...
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    February 14th, 2019, 07:37 PM
    wa2flq replied to a thread Bought a PDP-11/03-L in DEC
    The quad board was the original release of the UC07. The latest firmware rev for the UC07 I am aware of is G143R on dual board. I reviewed my...
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    February 14th, 2019, 06:02 AM
    wa2flq replied to a thread Bought a PDP-11/03-L in DEC
    Yes that is true. My intent was to keep the configuration complexity low and provide options with row risks for someone new to the architecture. ...
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    February 13th, 2019, 10:01 PM
    wa2flq replied to a thread Bought a PDP-11/03-L in DEC
    I researched this a bit more. If you look at pictures of the component and solder side of the board, you will see that the CD slots of the board only...
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    February 13th, 2019, 08:19 PM
    Posting the code would be awesome. Len
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    February 13th, 2019, 06:59 PM
    Hi Steve, Is the code for you "Companion Terminal for 8008 Emulator" available? len
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    February 5th, 2019, 08:50 PM
    Oh, and BTW if you design a video card for the Scelbi I am interested in a board. Are you going to do a run of any more keyboards? Len
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    February 5th, 2019, 08:40 PM
    Pictures here: http://i8008.net/MARK8/ And the actual card http://i8008.net/MARK8/PICS/video_card.JPG
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    February 5th, 2019, 08:37 PM
    Hi Mike, a few years back I designed a video card that is compatable with my Mark 8. It is all mostly ttl. I use one of the ic sync generators...
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    February 5th, 2019, 07:11 PM
    wa2flq replied to a thread Bought a PDP-11/03-L in DEC
    For an AB/CD backplane, it is one card per slot. Dual size cards go only into AB. NEVER put one of these into a CD slot. Quad size cards...
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    February 5th, 2019, 05:37 PM
    Charlie Wilson released a set of handlers called DUCM (release 5d) in 1992 that allows you to create custom sized partitions. You have to compile...
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    January 31st, 2019, 07:44 AM
    I don't have any experience with this one. I think the Port=x will address a different controller up to 4 (total) in the same handler. You can set...
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    January 30th, 2019, 08:45 PM
    wa2flq replied to a thread Bought a PDP-11/03-L in DEC
    I found some pictures of the 11/03 chassis that had a similar upgrade. I can see the power supply does not have a cover that is easily removed. What...
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    January 30th, 2019, 06:58 PM
    The mapping for the RT11 Volumes for a MSCP device are stored in the device handler as partitions of a single disk drive. After booting do the...
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    January 28th, 2019, 12:57 PM
    wa2flq replied to a thread Bought a PDP-11/03-L in DEC
    Starting with 18bit components is one approach, but I suspect putting a 22 bit cpu and memory into an H9273 will not harm the devices. If the 22bit...
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    January 26th, 2019, 05:33 PM
    wa2flq replied to a thread Bought a PDP-11/03-L in DEC
    Check the pin side of the backplane. An 18 bit upgrade would consist of either wire wraps or soldered wires jumped across the lines that are used...
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    January 26th, 2019, 10:56 AM
    wa2flq replied to a thread Bought a PDP-11/03-L in DEC
    I never ran this combination myself, but I would not recommend this as a first project unless you already have the controller cards, cables and other...
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First it was leaded solder, now itís coffee

by 8008guy on April 2nd, 2018 at 05:33 AM
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From the advances in medicine I've seen in my (relatively) short time on this rock, we are close to having replacement internals. They take your dna, stick it in a pig, wait a few months. BAM! New organs and bacon! Even in mechanical replacements, they are working hard. I read not to long ago about some trials on replacement kidneys. Yea, it might suck if things go the route of Repo! or Repo Men.


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