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 * 1 "graphics" terminal (honeywell?)
 * 1 test crt terminal
 * 1 "graphics" terminal (honeywell? I remember it had a graphics character set with a toggle button)
 * 1 text crt terminal

The FirstComputer that TimRiker ever worked on was at [http://www.penfield.edu/phs/ Penfield High School] in [http://www.penfield.org/web/ Penfield, New York]. It was likely an HP-2114A model.

The system config as best recollected:

  • mounted in a rack mount cabinet
  • 32k of RAM installed split 5/5/3/3 or similar for the 2 CRTs, card reader and teletype
  • 1 "graphics" terminal (honeywell? I remember it had a graphics character set with a toggle button)
  • 1 text crt terminal
  • [http://www.pdp8.net/asr33/asr33.shtml ASR-33 teletype] with punch tape reader (writer?)

  • 2? disk drives. (type? 8" floppy? drum?
  • external tape punch was not connected.
  • card reader
  • line printer

It was running a time slicing basic environment. Perhaps the "TIME-SHARING EXECUTIVE" mentioned in the [http://oscar.taurus.com/~jeff/2100/family/family.html sales brochure]?

There are multiple emulators around for this platform. TimRiker is trying to get one running for old time's sake. Here are some useful links:

RikerWiki: FirstComputer (last edited 2014-02-26 18:47:12 by TimRiker)