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by Marco
13 Dec 2019, 19:52
Forum: Hardware and software hacking
Topic: And I so promised myself... (continued)
Replies: 4
Views: 1848

And I so promised myself... (continued)

[Split from original topic by moderator] So, after 30+ years I wrote my first small BASIC program, just to check some of The Gigatron's capabilities (and watch those blinkenlights dance). The program pretends to do a lot of calculating, and then shows a random number on screen and in binary with th...
by Marco
12 Dec 2019, 18:20
Forum: Kit assembly gallery
Topic: And I so promised myself...
Replies: 3
Views: 1968

Re: And I so promised myself...

So much for restraint :D

The good news: I finished assembling, and it works at first try.
The bad news: I finished assembling...

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This is definitely the best looking computer I ever owned. And the most fun!

Cheers,
Marco
by Marco
12 Dec 2019, 08:06
Forum: Kit assembly gallery
Topic: And I so promised myself...
Replies: 3
Views: 1968

Re: And I so promised myself...

Not quite finished yet, but getting there ... ;)

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by Marco
08 Dec 2019, 15:47
Forum: Kit assembly gallery
Topic: And I so promised myself...
Replies: 3
Views: 1968

And I so promised myself...

Hi all! So, after picking up my own Gigatron from Walter last week (very handy, thanks!), I so promised myself to postpone starting building it until at least somewhere between Christmas and the new year... Ah well, maybe soldering one small part, just for fun? And then it becomes addictive. Not fin...