Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: 1130 replica (was Interesting Thread)
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From: "Mike Loewen" <mloewen@...>
Sent: 20/03/2013 19:34:27
Subject: [midatlanticretro] Re: 1130 replica (was Interesting Thread)
>On Wed, 20 Mar 2013, diagonalboard wrote:Carl has a really excellent blog at:-
>> Currently assembling a replica mainframe (1130), right now building
>> complement of peripherals using reasonable machinery I can find and
>> interfacing/emulation. Documation M600 card reader emulating IBM
>> punched card duplicator being converted into 1442 punch, HP line
>> emulating 1403, DEC RK05AA drive emulating ramkit disk in 1130, paper
>> tape reader and punch units emulating 1055/1134, Strobe model 100
>> plotter emulating 1627, modified IBM Electronic Typewriter model 50
>> (selectric type) emulating the console printer, non-ibm keypunch
>> keyboard emulating keyboard of 1130 console, plus realistic light
>> display panels, switches, buttons, etc.
> Awesome project, Carl! Do you have this documented anywhere?
well worth a read. But I don't think he has downloadable code...
> I have a Documation M1000L, with a USB interface that I built from
>Brian Knittel's plans.
>Mike Loewen mloewen@...
>Old Technology http://sturgeon.css.psu.edu/~mloewen/Oldtech/
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- On 03/21/2013 09:16 PM, Wesley Furr wrote:
> The only thing I would like to have had that I've turned down was an HP 9000Drawing the line at machines one can't move oneself is a good thing.
> L1000...not really vintage though. I drew the line at something I couldn't
> move on my own. :-) Would probably have made a nice space heater though...
I have an IBM z/890 here. It weighs 2100lbs. No typo.
I can drive a forklift on my own. =)
Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA