Month: September 2017

Air delay lines

Air delay lines for EDSAC

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… Read More


EDSAC Peripherals Update

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… Read More