PDP8/a Initial Power Up

Bob Smith bobsmithofd at gmail.com
Fri Nov 2 12:24:12 CDT 2018

some docs online, that might help

Operators manual PDF

and a concise bit that might give you some help too
On Fri, Nov 2, 2018 at 12:58 PM Noel Chiappa via cctalk
<cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
>     > From: Columbia Valley Maker Space
>     > The unit starts up and displays some data on the displays
> You're lucky that worked. Old power supplies need to be brought back to
> life in stages.
>     > something I can enter via the keypad. ... if you are going to suggest
>     > some tests, I need complete instructions. I don't know how to modify a
>     > memory location, let alone enter and check a program.
> Find all the PDP-8/A documentation online that you can (e.g. Bitsavers) and
> download and read it; that will cover how to use the front panel.
>          Noel

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