Seventy of the EDSAC chassis are now in place -- that's 50% of the total. Later this month, the display will be officially opened by Hermann Hauser and the first parts of the machine will be commissioned.
EDSAC commissioning began this week by connecting some of the independently-built "sub-systems". The ongoing project can be seen by visitors and some great online videos tell the story to date.
Andrew Herbert, leader of the EDSAC Project, gives a video tour of EDSAC as commissioning of the reconstruction at TNMOC begins.
Some of the earliest diagrams of a computer have been rediscovered more than sixty years after they were drawn and are giving the EDSAC team something to think about.
EDSAC volunteers John Sanderson and Nigel Bennee talk on video about their expert work on the reconstruction of the 1940's EDSAC computer.
The EDSAC Project has made great progress over the last two weeks of February and the overall look of the EDSAC reconstruction is beginning to appear.
The EDSAC project is now really starting to show results: the first racks of electronics are about to be installed and visitors will soon be able to see the reconstruction in action.
On target at almost one-third of the way through, the EDSAC reconstruction project volunteers meet at the University of Cambridge, where the original EDSAC was built, to discuss progress.
Peter Linington talks on video about the original EDSAC mercury delay line store and the substitute nickel delay line store he has prototyped for the EDSAC reconstruction.
Video of the centenary celebrations of the late Sir Maurice Wilkes and the first working parts of the EDSAC reconstruction revealed.
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