PDP-8/M restoration project

Paul Anderson useddec at gmail.com
Tue Dec 23 02:16:25 CST 2014

Hi Brian,

I have everything on your list, but need to keep the keys and switches till
i get all mine put together.

Thanks, Paul

On Mon, Dec 22, 2014 at 4:44 PM, Brian L. Stuart <blstuart at bellsouth.net>

> For any of you who are on more than one of these lists, I apologize
> in advance for your getting multiple copies of this.
> Now that I'm moved into the new place and the man cave (my basement)
> is converging on a usable state and in recognition of the upcoming 50th
> anniversary of the introduction of the PDP-8, I'm about to embark on a
> project to restore a PDP-8/M I got a while back.  Unfortunately, this one
> is somewhat incomplete..  So I'm looking to start collecting some of the
> bits I'll need before it's all said and done.  The items I need are in
> descending
> order of priority:
> KK8E M8320 Bus load module
> KL8E M8650 Async module
> H851 Inter-module jumper blocks for the CPU boards
> Memory
> Storage device and controller
> Power switch key
> One front panel switch paddle
> If you have any of those that you're looking to unload (especially
> the M8320 or the M8650), let me know.
> Obviously, I can live without the switch paddle and I should be able to
> get a new key cut, but if anyone has extras lying around, I promise to
> give them a good home.  The truth is I don't expect to come up with
> memory or storage devices for what I can justify spending.  However,
> it turns out I do have an Omnibus prototype board.  So I'm planning
> to use that to build a device to emulate a set of RK05s using an SD
> card for storage, and if need be, I can put memory on there too.
> Thanks in advance,

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