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Re-animating the PDP-11/70 with CPLD, ethernet

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

J. Peterson updated a PDP-11/70 console with an ethernet controller and a CPLD to control the blinking LEDs: I've always missed that visual and tactile aspect of computers that's been lost since the advent of microprocessors. When a console for a PDP-11/70 came up for sale on Ebay, I couldn't...

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