Building a Drum Machine Sequencer Using Rope Core Memory
As you may be familiar, rope core memory is a form of ROM memory used in NASA’s Apollo Guidance Computer. It was literally memory made out of woven coils of copper wire. The technique was a great space saver given the technology of the time, and unlike regular core memory, rope memory was not susceptible to the earth’s magnetic field.
In this LOOK MUM NO COMPUTER, Sam decides to try his hand at weaving rope core memory to build a drum machine sequencer. As usual, the results are crazy-cool.
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