[sebhc] old heathkit computer EC-1 (w/vacuum tubes) on ebay

Pat Swayne me at patswayne.com
Thu Jan 18 09:57:27 CST 2007

That thing doesn't have any bits, since it's analog. It was 
introduced in 1960. You can read more about it here:
Since Bill Gates and Steve Jobs were both born in 1955, do you 
suppose their folks got them one of these for their 5th or 6th 
birthdays to get them started?
-- Pat

At 10:04 AM 1/18/2007, you wrote:
>I can't tell if this thing is "8 bit", so this post may be slightly 
>off topic, but...
>Tubeheads and historians will appreciate this awesome piece of 
>computing history.  It doesn't get any more retro than this.
>Heathkit Educational Electronic Analog Computer
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