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* [TUHS] Video of PDP-7 with Graphics-2?
@ 2019-08-02 20:14 Warren Toomey
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From: Warren Toomey @ 2019-08-02 20:14 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: tuhs

Hi all, I'm chasing the Youtube video of the PDP-7 at Bell Labs where
people are using it to draw circuit schematics. This seems to show
the Graphics-2 module that, I believe, was built at the Labs. Can
someone e-mail the URL? I've done some grepping but I haven't found it yet.

Thanks, Warren

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* Re: [TUHS] Video of PDP-7 with Graphics-2?
       [not found] ` <e00fc7d7-7182-1d0f-261e-6701af92c690@deitygraveyard.com>
@ 2019-08-02 23:03   ` Warren Toomey
  2019-08-15 22:08     ` Warner Losh
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From: Warren Toomey @ 2019-08-02 23:03 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Jim Carpenter; +Cc: tuhs

On Fri, Aug 02, 2019 at 06:49:19PM -0400, Jim Carpenter wrote:
> On 8/2/19 4:14 PM, Warren Toomey wrote:
> > Hi all, I'm chasing the Youtube video of the PDP-7 at Bell Labs where
> > people are using it to draw circuit schematics.
> 
> A Bell Labs video? The only Bell Labs video I remember seeing that had
> someone doing circuit schematics had it being done on a PDP-5. The -7 was
> shown later doing music stuff. (That's the -7 that I thought maybe Unix
> started life on.)

Thanks Jim, Is it this one?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iwVu2BWLZqA

They mention a Graphics-1 device, so maybe I'm getting this confused
with the PDP-7 and the Graphics-2.

Cheers, Warren

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* Re: [TUHS] Video of PDP-7 with Graphics-2?
  2019-08-02 23:03   ` Warren Toomey
@ 2019-08-15 22:08     ` Warner Losh
  2019-08-15 22:46       ` Warner Losh
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From: Warner Losh @ 2019-08-15 22:08 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Warren Toomey; +Cc: The Eunuchs Hysterical Society

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On Fri, Aug 2, 2019 at 5:04 PM Warren Toomey <wkt@tuhs.org> wrote:

> On Fri, Aug 02, 2019 at 06:49:19PM -0400, Jim Carpenter wrote:
> > On 8/2/19 4:14 PM, Warren Toomey wrote:
> > > Hi all, I'm chasing the Youtube video of the PDP-7 at Bell Labs where
> > > people are using it to draw circuit schematics.
> >
> > A Bell Labs video? The only Bell Labs video I remember seeing that had
> > someone doing circuit schematics had it being done on a PDP-5. The -7 was
> > shown later doing music stuff. (That's the -7 that I thought maybe Unix
> > started life on.)
>
> Thanks Jim, Is it this one?
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iwVu2BWLZqA
>
> They mention a Graphics-1 device, so maybe I'm getting this confused
> with the PDP-7 and the Graphics-2.
>

The early one for the circuit simulator is definitely on a PDP-5 and I
presume the Graphics-1 display. You can see the PDP 5 letters on one of the
cabinets. How do you know that the music was composed on the PDP-7 that
appears from 9:20-10:30? Cool paper tape feeding sequence, though, you
gotta admit :) (well, unless you waited for far too many of those to run
back in the day).

Warner

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* Re: [TUHS] Video of PDP-7 with Graphics-2?
  2019-08-15 22:08     ` Warner Losh
@ 2019-08-15 22:46       ` Warner Losh
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From: Warner Losh @ 2019-08-15 22:46 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Warren Toomey; +Cc: The Eunuchs Hysterical Society

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On Thu, Aug 15, 2019 at 4:08 PM Warner Losh <imp@bsdimp.com> wrote:

>
>
> On Fri, Aug 2, 2019 at 5:04 PM Warren Toomey <wkt@tuhs.org> wrote:
>
>> On Fri, Aug 02, 2019 at 06:49:19PM -0400, Jim Carpenter wrote:
>> > On 8/2/19 4:14 PM, Warren Toomey wrote:
>> > > Hi all, I'm chasing the Youtube video of the PDP-7 at Bell Labs where
>> > > people are using it to draw circuit schematics.
>> >
>> > A Bell Labs video? The only Bell Labs video I remember seeing that had
>> > someone doing circuit schematics had it being done on a PDP-5. The -7
>> was
>> > shown later doing music stuff. (That's the -7 that I thought maybe Unix
>> > started life on.)
>>
>> Thanks Jim, Is it this one?
>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iwVu2BWLZqA
>>
>> They mention a Graphics-1 device, so maybe I'm getting this confused
>> with the PDP-7 and the Graphics-2.
>>
>
> The early one for the circuit simulator is definitely on a PDP-5 and I
> presume the Graphics-1 display. You can see the PDP 5 letters on one of the
> cabinets. How do you know that the music was composed on the PDP-7 that
> appears from 9:20-10:30? Cool paper tape feeding sequence, though, you
> gotta admit :) (well, unless you waited for far too many of those to run
> back in the day).
>

Oh! I've found the right set of photos to make a good case this is a
PDP-7...

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1lNmjaJhuqKSbpDU96sc3Kia3d-Ag0DVylMzW6APdWEY/edit?usp=sharing

has an early version of a slide I'll be using in my talk next month.

Comments?

Warner

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