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THE "COMPULATOR" BOOK
12-13-2019, 03:05 AM
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(12-12-2019 05:42 PM)toml_12953 Wrote:  The first computer I worked on that was actually in the same room with me was the Wang 3300 minicomputer. It ran up to sixteen terminals in BASIC (we had only four - two locally and two by dial-in). Years later I found out that it was designed around the 74181 4-bit ALU chips! To us it was a fantastic machine and it fit on a desktop. I'm still fond of that computer.

I still have the MM5738 calculator chip from National Semiconductor as well as a 10 digit LED display that I purchased at the time because of the book.

Interestingly I found an article about a related calculator hack from 1975.

CC41 coming soon!
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THE "COMPULATOR" BOOK - Craig Bladow - 12-12-2019, 03:18 AM
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