EDSAC Project Videos

A video record of the EDSAC Project has begun thanks to renowned TV film maker David Allen.
In reverse chronological order.

Date Video title
Mar 2019 Bug-on-the-wall view of an EDSAC meeting
Feb 2019 Authenticity v Reliability
Feb 2018 Making everything count
Jan 2018 Reflecting on a vision
May 2017 EDSAC team meeting discussion, Spring 2017
May 2017 EDSAC Update: a Team Meeting - the 'coffin', March 2017
Mar 2017 Sourcing components for the EDSAC reconstruction
Mar 2017 On the move - one quarter of EDSAC, the arithmetic unit, arrives at TNMOC
Sep 2016 EDSAC Veterans visit the reconstruction
Sep 2016 Obeying Orders - integrating the sub units
Apr 2016 EDSAC's Computer memory - delay lines
Jan 2016 Commissioning EDSAC - technical discussions
Dec 2015 EDSAC's VDU screens
Dec 2015 Joining the Dots
Sep 2015 Snagging: ironing out the circuit bugs.
Mar 2015 Trustees review progress and look at the educational prospects for EDSAC.
Jan 2015 The opening of the EDSAC Gallery
Nov 2014 Commissioning preparations for the opening of the EDSAC display
Jul 2014 A tour of EDSAC as commissioning of the reconstruction begins
Jul 2014 Rediscovered EDSAC circuit diagrams give the team something to think about!
Apr 2014 Two volunteers talk about their work on the EDSAC reconstruction
Feb 2014 Getting ready to begin reconstruction of EDSAC at TNMOC - arithmetic unit and delay line storage
Oct 2013 One-third of the way through and on target - meeting at the University of Cambridge.
Sep 2013 What store for the EDSAC reconstruction? Peter Linington explains.
Jul 2013 Clocking in the Digital Age: Wilkes Centenary and first working parts of EDSAC reconstruction
Jan 2013 Production gets underway
Jan 2013 The Origins of the EDSAC Replica Project - Meet the trustees
Nov 2012 An EDSAC Chassis
Nov 2012 About Mercury Delay Lines
Nov 2012 The EDSAC Project first volunteers' meeting
Nov 2012 The EDSAC re-creation - Project overview


Bug-on-the-wall view of an EDSAC meeting, March 2019


Authenticity v Reliability, February 2019


Making Everything Count, January 2018


Reflecting on a vision, January 2018


EDSAC team meeting discussion, Spring 2017


EDSAC Update: a Team Meeting - the 'coffin', March 2017


Sourcing components for the EDSAC reconstruction


Moving the arithmetic unit


EDSAC Veterans


Obeying Orders


EDSAC's Computer memory - delay lines


Commissioning - technical discussions


EDSAC's VDU screens


Joining the Dots


Snagging: ironing out the circuit bugs


Trustees review progress and look at the educational prospects for EDSAC


The opening of the EDSAC Gallery


Commissioning preparations for the opening of the EDSAC display


A tour of EDSAC as commissioning of the reconstruction begins


Rediscovered EDSAC circuit diagrams give the team something to think about!


Two volunteers talk about their work on the EDSAC reconstruction


Getting ready to begin reconstruction of EDSAC in new TNMOC Gallery


One-third of the way through and on target - meeting at the University of Cambridge


What store for the EDSAC reconstruction? Peter Linington explains


Clocking in the Digital Age: Wilkes Centenary and first working parts of EDSAC reconstruction


Production gets underway


The Origins of the EDSAC Replica Project - Meet the trustees


An EDSAC Chassis


About Mercury Delay Lines


The EDSAC Project first volunteers' meeting


The EDSAC re-creation - Project overview