SEL 810A running lunar lander

Toby Thain toby at
Tue May 12 09:10:25 CDT 2020

On 2020-05-11 10:57 PM, Boris Gimbarzevsky via cctalk wrote:
> Nice how machines from that era were well made enough to still work.

Eric spared us video of what was probably months of restoration to make
it work as well as new.

Lovely video, beautiful machine. Thanks for posting.

Are the tapes imaged and online? Watching you handle them was anxiety
inducing :)


> Remember that Lunar Lander game from about 1970.  Version I played was
> written in FOCAL and run on a TSS-8.  Should try it out on some kids who
> think they're great gamers and see how fast they catch on - once we were
> able to land without crashing we'd see who could come down at lowest
> speed or have most fuel left over after a successful landing.
>> I recently got my SEL 810A working. I hope you guys enjoy the video :).
>> -Eric

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