GET LAMP

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Jun 022014
 

GET LAMP
Two weeks ago we salvaged two PDP-11/34 minicomputers, VT1xx terminals and assorted parts. Since then we’ve spent some quality time in the 1970s, cleaning Unibus contacts, reseating cards and replacing bad capacitors in the VT100 analog boards. Both of the CPUs start up fine and we’ve been able to read data from all of the RK05 and RL01 drive units. Still haven’t touched the tape drives, so no digitized monkey brains yet. Instead, here is a video of running Colossal Cave Adventure compiled from the original FORTRAN IV sources under RT-11v4 on our PDP-11/34:

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  • Adam Baxter

    Guess I’ll just have to come back to see this in person!

  • Joseph Marlin

    Hot damn, what do I have to do to get my hands on this bad boy for an hour or two?