In article <mailman.7884.1394151937.18130.python-list at python.org>,
Dennis Lee Bieber <wlfraed at ix.netcom.com> wrote:
> On 06 Mar 2014 02:51:54 GMT, albert at spenarnc.xs4all.nl (Albert van der
> Horst) declaimed the following:
> >In article <roy-A94C1B.22041912022014 at news.panix.com>,
> >Roy Smith <roy at panix.com> wrote:
> >>In article <ldhcau$d9v$1 at reader1.panix.com>,
> >> Grant Edwards <invalid at invalid.invalid> wrote:
> >>> On 2014-02-13, Dennis Lee Bieber <wlfraed at ix.netcom.com> wrote:
> >>> > An S-100 wire-wrap board.
> >>> Yup, been there done that!
> >>Never did S-100, but I did do a custom Unibus card (wirewrap).
> >>You know you're working with a Real Computer (tm) when the +5V power
> >>supply can deliver as much current as an arc welder.
> >I've a 64 node Parsytec transputer system in the hall way with
> >dual 5V 100A power supplies. Does that count?
> I spotted a device on the table of the company calibration office...
> As I recall, it was a 100A capable resistor... 0.10 OHM.
> No idea what it was meant for; big binding posts at one end, and a slab
> of sheet steel in a "W" shape (smooth curves, not sharp bends).
External shunt for an ammeter?