A 30-year old pipsqueak of a computer. My first.
I have successfully added non-volatile memory - something like a thumb drive - to
a 30-year-old computer that had no permanent storage. Basically, the only person
who cares is my 9-year-old self. But he’s dancing with glee!
The ET-3400 running a “Hello, [World]” program off of an Atmel EEPROM.
Note that I omitted the “obvious” connections, such as address 1-12, data, and power.
Some technical notes on wiring up an EEPROM to the ET-3400, for those interested. read more...