Happy Birthday, PDP-8

Matt Patoray mspproductions at gmail.com
Mon Mar 23 10:59:14 CDT 2015

It was fun firing up a PDP-8e at my buddy's, the system had an RK-05j and we used a VT-240 terminal.

I was amazed how fat OS/8 loaded and works.

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> On Mar 22, 2015, at 7:15 PM, Brian L. Stuart <blstuart at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> From what I've been able to find, it was 50 years ago today
> that the PDP-8 was officially launched.  So Happy Birthday
> to a machine that had such significant influence on so many
> of us.  And a big Thank You to all those who helped to create
> it.
> In recognition of this anniversary, the PDP-8/M restoration
> I'm doing (on S/N 07082) reached the stage today where I
> connected a terminal and was able to push characters in and
> out of it.  Even as I type this, it's running the print test program
> from the maintenance manual printing ASCII characters on
> a terminal.
> Happy PDP-8 Day, everyone!

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