Image Map Image Map
Tab Content
  • Panelman's Avatar
    September 14th, 2017, 06:48 AM
    Panelman replied to a thread pdp-8/e and RX01 restoration. in DEC
    What is a PDP11GUI? I'm not familiar with SimH So I think I'll go get the Rainbow going. Then go locate those elusive images. (where do they...
    61 replies | 2223 view(s)
  • Panelman's Avatar
    September 14th, 2017, 05:30 AM
    Panelman replied to a thread pdp-8/e and RX01 restoration. in DEC
    Sounds good. But I have to work with what I have: An 11/73 with: One serial (console) line An RX50 booting xxdp A CQD220 SCSI controller with...
    61 replies | 2223 view(s)
  • Panelman's Avatar
    September 14th, 2017, 12:07 AM
    Panelman replied to a thread pdp-8/e and RX01 restoration. in DEC
    Thank you I will follow the link. As to the TU58. Well I have real restored working one. :)
    61 replies | 2223 view(s)
  • Panelman's Avatar
    September 13th, 2017, 07:21 PM
    Panelman replied to a thread pdp-8/e and RX01 restoration. in DEC
    Next (Current) project is a PDP-11/73 with CQD 220A SCSI controller connected to a DSP5200 drive to replace a very bad RD53 on a RQDX3. I have...
    61 replies | 2223 view(s)
  • Panelman's Avatar
    September 4th, 2017, 09:38 AM
    Panelman replied to a thread pdp-8/e and RX01 restoration. in DEC
    System went back to storage to-day to await working M8330 Timing board R
    61 replies | 2223 view(s)
  • Panelman's Avatar
    September 2nd, 2017, 06:20 AM
    Panelman replied to a thread pdp-8/e and RX01 restoration. in DEC
    I have just remembered there are several versions of the M8330. Mine was made in 1974 and marked K and J on one handle. I do not have the correct...
    61 replies | 2223 view(s)
  • Panelman's Avatar
    September 2nd, 2017, 01:04 AM
    Panelman replied to a thread pdp-8/e and RX01 restoration. in DEC
    Oh well back to the job in hand. DEP and EXAM starts RUN so 8/e Maint Manual 3-101 Key control L goes to the RUN flip flop on the 8330. TP3...
    61 replies | 2223 view(s)
  • Panelman's Avatar
    September 2nd, 2017, 12:35 AM
    Panelman replied to a thread pdp-8/e and RX01 restoration. in DEC
    Have you ever heard of a chap called Louis Rossmann? He does live streams on you tube of fixing Apple products. Mac Book Mac Air and so on. Its all...
    61 replies | 2223 view(s)
  • Panelman's Avatar
    September 1st, 2017, 01:45 PM
    Panelman replied to a thread pdp-8/e and RX01 restoration. in DEC
    So I checked to see where the 7474's and 7440's (74H74 and 74H40) where. There's one board that's riddled with them and its the one that seems to...
    61 replies | 2223 view(s)
  • Panelman's Avatar
    September 1st, 2017, 11:46 AM
    Panelman replied to a thread pdp-8/e and RX01 restoration. in DEC
    Well my system goes between not working and not working. However I agree with what you suggest. That sounds just like whats happening. I'm...
    61 replies | 2223 view(s)
  • Panelman's Avatar
    September 1st, 2017, 04:08 AM
    Panelman replied to a thread pdp-8/e and RX01 restoration. in DEC
    I'm not sure I know how. i'll have to think what to do next. R
    61 replies | 2223 view(s)
  • Panelman's Avatar
    August 31st, 2017, 06:25 PM
    Panelman replied to a thread pdp-8/e and RX01 restoration. in DEC
    Everything cleaned no change. Can't even enter simple program. DEPOSIT and EXAM cause RUN Situation not recoverable as nothing now works. System...
    61 replies | 2223 view(s)
  • Panelman's Avatar
    August 31st, 2017, 02:20 PM
    Panelman replied to a thread pdp-8/e and RX01 restoration. in DEC
    Something fundamental seems to have failed. I can deposit into memory but even the simple four location AC count program goes off into hyperspace. ...
    61 replies | 2223 view(s)
  • Panelman's Avatar
    August 31st, 2017, 08:54 AM
    Panelman replied to a thread pdp-8/e and RX01 restoration. in DEC
    Indeed. Other devices could be holding E39/9 high even though it appears to be the source of of the signal. Thanks Rod
    61 replies | 2223 view(s)
  • Panelman's Avatar
    August 31st, 2017, 06:22 AM
    Panelman replied to a thread pdp-8/e and RX01 restoration. in DEC
    I have some ;) - Should I change out E39? R
    61 replies | 2223 view(s)
  • Panelman's Avatar
    August 30th, 2017, 06:52 PM
    Panelman replied to a thread pdp-8/e and RX01 restoration. in DEC
    OK getting further with D0AB In order to try and sort out the good from the bad. I took each of my four 4K core memory board sets, set them to...
    61 replies | 2223 view(s)
  • Panelman's Avatar
    August 28th, 2017, 05:32 AM
    Panelman replied to a thread pdp-8/e and RX01 restoration. in DEC
    OK rerun SS on SR = 0715 Press LOAD MA = 0715 AC = 0000 MD = 7770 Press CONT MA = 0716 AC = 0000 MD = 7200 Press CONT MA =...
    61 replies | 2223 view(s)
  • Panelman's Avatar
    August 28th, 2017, 04:20 AM
    Panelman replied to a thread pdp-8/e and RX01 restoration. in DEC
    Ok - here we go in real time.. SS is on Switch Register set to 0715 LINK = bit 0 of AC display Press ADDR LOAD MA is 0715 - AC is 0 LINK = 0...
    61 replies | 2223 view(s)
  • Panelman's Avatar
    August 28th, 2017, 02:28 AM
    Panelman replied to a thread pdp-8/e and RX01 restoration. in DEC
    Monday 10:30 GMT TTY Character test OK TTY Echo test OK Key in RIM Loader OK Load 8E-D0AB (RIM) with binary option OK Run 8e-D0AB from 0200...
    61 replies | 2223 view(s)
  • Panelman's Avatar
    August 27th, 2017, 09:41 PM
    Panelman replied to a thread pdp-8/e and RX01 restoration. in DEC
    Hi Here's the text from my very first post "I am restoring a pdp-8/e plus a RX01. The 8/e is basically running. It will execute the normal...
    61 replies | 2223 view(s)
  • Panelman's Avatar
    August 27th, 2017, 02:59 AM
    Panelman replied to a thread pdp-8/e and RX01 restoration. in DEC
    Send decbin.rim as binary? Tried that - same result. I don't know if this is possible. But is it worth stepping through the binary loader code...
    61 replies | 2223 view(s)
  • Panelman's Avatar
    August 26th, 2017, 05:29 PM
    Panelman replied to a thread pdp-8/e and RX01 restoration. in DEC
    OK I checked and proceeded as advised. For the purposes of elimination I went and got decbin.rim from your website. Result is the same: Binary...
    61 replies | 2223 view(s)
  • Panelman's Avatar
    August 26th, 2017, 02:50 PM
    Panelman replied to a thread pdp-8/e and RX01 restoration. in DEC
    I'll go through it again and see. The issue is that even though the BIN Loader is present and has been started from 7777 it does not appear to...
    61 replies | 2223 view(s)
  • Panelman's Avatar
    August 26th, 2017, 06:19 AM
    Panelman replied to a thread pdp-8/e and RX01 restoration. in DEC
    I think I am getting a step wrong when trying to load a diagnostic. Here's what I do (system has 8K of core) 1. Key in the RIM loader starting at...
    61 replies | 2223 view(s)
  • Panelman's Avatar
    August 25th, 2017, 09:42 AM
    Panelman replied to a thread pdp-8/e and RX01 restoration. in DEC
    Thanks I'll set the jumpers as per your table and see if I can get a memory test to run. Toggling in the RIM loader and using it...
    61 replies | 2223 view(s)
  • Panelman's Avatar
    August 23rd, 2017, 05:06 PM
    Panelman replied to a thread pdp-8/e and RX01 restoration. in DEC
    Does anybody know how the EMA links should set on 4 x 4K G104 boards For example EMA ...
    61 replies | 2223 view(s)
  • Panelman's Avatar
    August 23rd, 2017, 01:43 AM
    Panelman replied to a thread pdp-8/e and RX01 restoration. in DEC
    OK.. A few things have changed. I got as far as the RX01 attempting to boot and probably only lacking a bootable flloppty I then had a look at...
    61 replies | 2223 view(s)
No More Results
About Panelman

Basic Information

Statistics


Total Posts
Total Posts
37
Posts Per Day
0.07
General Information
Last Activity
September 17th, 2017 10:41 PM
Join Date
April 21st, 2016
Referrals
0