[vcf-midatlantic] Add-on card edge fingers for mock S-100 boards

Mike Loewen mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
Mon Jan 10 22:51:26 UTC 2022


On Mon, 10 Jan 2022, Joseph Giliberti via vcf-midatlantic wrote:

> I've been making basic design plans for my 8080- based homebrew computer.
>
> I want to build the system using the S-100 standard so that I could
> potentially add on commercially-built boards later.
>
> I've decided on wire-wrap board construction since the connections are
> solid and resistant to damage or corrosion. Plus it just looks so damn
> cool!
>
> I figure I can use plain perfboard to make the cards, but I need some way
> of grafting card-edge fingers onto the board and wrap them into the
> circuit, allowing me to connect to card to a standard S-100 backplane.
> Is there a premade part in existence to accomplish this, of will this be a
> project in and of itself?

Joe:

    You might want to obtain some S-100 prototyping boards, such as this one:

http://q7.neurotica.com/Oldtech/S100/Vector8800V-L.jpg

    Modern versions are discussed, here:

http://www.s100computers.com/My%20System%20Pages/Prototype%20Board/Prototype%20Board.htm


Mike Loewen				mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
Old Technology				http://q7.neurotica.com/Oldtech/


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