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Re: Burroughs/ Electodata B205 console computing info?

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  • oceanartscasino
    Kewl! I did a groups search for vintage computing, your group seemed active with no spam, so many dead groups, either no activity or they are taken over by
    Message 1 of 3 , Oct 7, 2007
      Kewl!

      I did a groups search for vintage computing, your group seemed active with no spam, so
      many dead groups, either no activity or they are taken over by spammers. This one looks
      ok to me. I'm seasonal for location, New England summers, and soon Florida winter
      months.

      I'm slowly, but steadily building a LIS B9 replica, and got interested in the Burroughs along
      the way, thinking of making a replica and would be interesting to use a PIC or OOPiC
      microprocessor to emulate it's original function or at least mimic some of the flashing
      indicator patterns seen in LIS episodes.

      I mean heck why build a random bank of flashing lamps, they should have some basic
      process representation or even functionality of the original machine right? I figured
      someone might have done similar or at least have some info on the console. there is
      actually a fair amount of info I have already found, nothing about emulation though, I
      remember seeing Atari and other older system emulation programs that run on newer
      stuff so thats where I got the idea.

      thanks,
      Robby

      --- In midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com, "Evan" <evan@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hi, welcome to MARCH. How did you find us? Are you local to the Mid-Atlantic /
      Northeast? What's your interest in Burroughs?
      >
      > One of members actually has a Burroughs mainframe but I don't know which model. He
      may chime into this thread, if he wishes...
      >
      > - Evan
      >
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