The Retrobits Podcast
Old Skool Computing, Modern Day Fun!

Happy New Year!

Welcome to Show #139!  This episode's topic: My SFD-1001 drive adventure!

In this episode, I discuss the Commodore SFD-1001 disk drive, IEEE-488 interface technology, and my related Retrochallenge 2011 Winter Warmup entry!

Find information on the rebuilding of EDSAC (CNET link) at the U.K. National Museum of Computing site...
See a video tour from Robert Scoble of the new Revolution exhibit at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California!
Visual 6502 - a transistor level simulator (and a LOT of info) for the 6502 microprocessor!

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- Earl

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