Bringing a Centurion Vintage Minicomputer from 1980 Back to Life

On Usagi Electric, David bought a minicomputer from 1980 on Facebook Marketplace for $100. It’s been a year of hard work, from picking the machine up (which turned out to be heavy and huge with lots of stuff) to cleaning and repairing to reverse engineering some of the code.

I have been following the series and it’s been a fascinating (and kind of exhausting to watch) jouurney. I love that we nerds have this kind of curiosity and dedication to the exploration of technology, past and present, and what makes it all tick.

In episode 11, he finally gets it running the original Centurion code.

See his channel to watch all 11 videos in the series.


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