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