Digi-Comp II: vintage mechanical computing device


Digi-Comp was a fully functional binary digital mechanical computer, which sparked many future engineers’ imagination in the early 1960’s. The crew at Evil Mad Science recently revived the game with a larger than life version displayed at several Maker Faires. It uses billiard balls on a 4′ x 8′ deck to simulate electrical pulses moving through switches and flip-flops.

They will be introducing the Digi-Comp II kit soon. Click here for details.

Via Jameco.

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