[Spridgets] Bloody computers

Dave G. dmg at bossig.com
Tue Jun 3 11:54:46 MDT 2008

You had SWITCHES ??????
I had to use a plug-board   !!    <Grin>

On 3 Jun 2008 at 11:48, David Lieb wrote:

>> We used to dream about paper tape! I remember using register switches
>> to boot up the diagnostics on a DEC PDP8 after setting the power
>> supply voltage with the reostat on the back of the unit. Aye, those
>> were the days...

Dave G.   KK7SS
'65 MK III Sprite in Richland, WA
"Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time."
    Terry Pratchett, 'Hogfather'

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