An East German built this computer using a book back in the early 80s. He had to make trips to West Berlin to buy the RAM chips using a day pass. It's a Z80 clone based around the MME U880.
@zpojqwfejwfhiunz I dig the Soviet German aesthetic.
@zpojqwfejwfhiunz ribbon cables ♥
@zpojqwfejwfhiunz Link to the story?
Are there digital copies of this book? I am planning on doing a similar thing
@waweic sure, but yo'd be better off with something like
Sure, but that would only be half the fun, wouldn't it? I mean, I really like using old knowledge to do something like this
Thanks for the link btw ;)
@marble those TO-3 transistors for the voltage regulator!
A bunch of technomancers in the fediverse. Keep it fairly clean please. This arcology is for all who wash up upon it's digital shore.