I'm restoring a PDP-8/a with the help of some
friends. The CPU is now passing the MAINDECs I've
thrown at it. The memory is a modern semiconductor
board my friend Anders Sandahl made.
This machine is pieced together from several others
and the limited function panel I got does not match
the backplane I have.
My theory is the DEC simplified the design of the
boardto cut costs and simpler design is not
compatible. Mine is labeled (on the PCB):
"LIMITED FUNCTION BD.
And the one I need is:
However, the picture I have of the other is not so
good. I may have read the numbera wrong.
I would very much like to buy one to finish this
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