Restoring an IMSAI / S100 Computer: Loading code from paper tape

Love old computers? Miss the days of using paper tape to store and share software? Take a look at this!

Chris The Time Guy is restoring this vintage IMSAI computer with a Z80 CPU and memory cards connected to the S100 bus, and some things are starting to work! Here, Chris uses the front panel to start a ROM program that can read hex code from a paper tape. The loaded code then prints “HELLO WORLD”, as one must do.

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