Image Map Image Map
  • m_thompson's Avatar
    November 27th, 2020, 01:31 PM
    m_thompson replied to a thread Paint matching for a PDP8/e in DEC
    I bought three spray cans of the MUN 9.5 paint from this vendor. It wasn't horribly expensive, and shipped in about a week. I repainted three PDP-8/a...
    11 replies | 990 view(s)
  • m_thompson's Avatar
    November 25th, 2020, 04:48 PM
    m_thompson replied to a thread Bytesaver ii questions. in S-100
    This is correct. I just used this a few weeks ago.
    27 replies | 466 view(s)
  • m_thompson's Avatar
    November 24th, 2020, 07:20 AM
    m_thompson replied to a thread RK05 disk drive versions in DEC
    Testing the completely digital boards like the M7680 and M7681 should be easy. The other boards that are partially analog and partially digital will...
    10 replies | 346 view(s)
  • MattisLind's Avatar
    November 23rd, 2020, 09:08 PM
    MattisLind replied to a thread RK05 disk drive versions in DEC
    I also have a RK05 exerciser. Will probably get to it sometime before christmas. Will be able to take pictures. /Mattis
    10 replies | 346 view(s)
  • jackrubin's Avatar
    November 23rd, 2020, 03:11 PM
    Cheers from the Peanut Gallery!
    243 replies | 29054 view(s)
  • MattisLind's Avatar
    November 21st, 2020, 02:57 PM
    MattisLind replied to a thread Repairing my Tek 4051 in Other
    Thanks a lot Monty! Let's hope I now can get the board working. /Mattis
    2 replies | 82 view(s)
  • MattisLind's Avatar
    November 21st, 2020, 11:26 AM
    MattisLind started a thread Repairing my Tek 4051 in Other
    My Tektronix 4051 has been sitting on the shelf since the analog board blew several years ago. I think it is about time to get back to it and fix it....
    2 replies | 82 view(s)
  • jackrubin's Avatar
    November 21st, 2020, 06:04 AM
    Todd Goodman (lives in the US) also placed a quantity order for some of these connectors back in March of this year when I helped Volker with his...
    8 replies | 339 view(s)
  • jackrubin's Avatar
    November 16th, 2020, 01:44 PM
    Hi Simon! Take a look at Jorge Hoppe's fiche scanning adventures - http://retrocmp.com/projects/scanning-micro-fiches
    96 replies | 22623 view(s)
  • m_thompson's Avatar
    November 13th, 2020, 04:43 PM
    m_thompson replied to a thread DECtape archeology in DEC
    There is a version of Moonlander that runs on the GT40 and uses a light pen for control.
    1 replies | 208 view(s)
  • MattisLind's Avatar
    November 13th, 2020, 09:54 AM
    MattisLind started a thread DECtape archeology in DEC
    I have recovered some DECtapes and DECtape IIs. There were some early XXDP tapes, RT11 dist set for V4 with patches, 11/750 console and diagnostic...
    1 replies | 208 view(s)
  • m_thompson's Avatar
    November 7th, 2020, 10:59 AM
    m_thompson replied to a thread TU55 restoration in DEC
    Doug, There is a rubber band underneath the coiled spring on your hubs. The rubber has turned to rock and won't compress when you try to install...
    4 replies | 272 view(s)
  • m_thompson's Avatar
    November 6th, 2020, 04:32 PM
    m_thompson replied to a thread TU55 restoration in DEC
    The DC power requirements for a TU55 are different from a TU56. If the 8/I came with the TU55s then it will already have the correct power supplies....
    4 replies | 272 view(s)
  • m_thompson's Avatar
    November 3rd, 2020, 01:28 PM
    It is for the frame around an 8/a programmer's panel. Hopefully it is the right color.
    66 replies | 5312 view(s)
  • jackrubin's Avatar
    November 2nd, 2020, 07:45 AM
    Hi Dave, Glad to see this project is still sustaining a little bit of your attention :>) . I'll grab the new manual and take a look. Let us know...
    243 replies | 29054 view(s)
  • m_thompson's Avatar
    November 1st, 2020, 05:56 AM
    Next Saturday when I am at the RICM I will take 'scope images for the transformer pins. I will also measure the resistance for the coils, if that...
    28 replies | 1335 view(s)
No More Results
About m_thompson

Basic Information

About m_thompson
Biography:
Volunteer at the RICM. Working on a PDP-12, PDP-8/I, 8/L, 8/e, PDP-9, 11/34a, and 11/44.
Location:
Rhode Island
Interests:
Vintage minicomputers.
Occupation:
Engineer

Signature


Member of the Rhode Island Computer Museum
http://www.ricomputermuseum.org

Statistics


Total Posts
Total Posts
1,378
Posts Per Day
0.59
General Information
Last Activity
Yesterday 04:39 PM
Join Date
July 8th, 2014
Referrals
0

3 Friends

  1. jackrubin jackrubin is offline

    Senior Member

    jackrubin
  2. MattisLind MattisLind is offline

    Senior Member

    MattisLind
  3. mu301 mu301 is offline

    Junior Member

    mu301
Showing Friends 1 to 3 of 3