Air delay lines for EDSAC

Mary Bennett

Back in the original EDSAC computer, information was stored in a series of over 30 mercury delay lines all stored in a coffin-like box. These tubes would use the acoustic properties of mercury to reduce reflections. However, to prevent everyone[…]

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EDSAC Peripherals Update

Peter Bennett

Here at Embecosm HQ we’ve been busy finalising the design for all of our peripherals for the FPGA implementation, and re-imagining of the original EDSAC ready for Chip Hack. In this blog post, we’ll take you through what we’ve been[…]

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