PDP8 KV graphics PCB design

Bob Smith bobsmithofd at gmail.com
Tue Jun 23 17:46:52 CDT 2020

KV8i, Us Navy was a big customer up til about 1971.
I could be wrong, but I think Murray Rueben was the lead designer, and
I think Dick Sogge had soemthing to do with it.
We were going to do on on the /e, an omnibus design, but that was
killed by Marketing in mid 70/

On Tue, Jun 23, 2020 at 1:48 PM Jon Elson via cctech
<cctech at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> On 06/23/2020 12:05 PM, Roland via cctech wrote:
> > I found somewhat fascinating pictures in a PDP8 small computer handbook. It is a KV graphics system. According to the book it was used to design new computer circuit boards. So I got very curious to that KV system. I found a maintenance manual about the system. It even had a joystick! I wonder if any of that PCB software has been rescued?
> >
> > Regards, Roland
> >
> > https://ibb.co/WVKCfMz
> > https://ibb.co/TvYpP2v
> > https://ibb.co/6mSZkdh
> Ah, yes, a Tektronix 611 direct view storage tube!  We also
> used those on the Artronix PC, they were the only way a
> 12-bit computer could keep a complex display on the screen
> without horrible flicker.
> Jon

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