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  Teletype as Program Storage for Kim 1 by Bill Degnan - 08/28/2014 00:11
Per
http://www.kim-1.com/usrman.htm#F24

I am working to set up my KIM to a teletype (not using rs232) using current loop/papertape old school. I have mine wired up now, but have not actually powered on to test. I have what I think is right, but first I want to do more research....

I think it's:

application pin T --> Teletype terminal strip connector 6, "what KIM schematic calls the keyboard"
U --> 3 "KIM schematic calls the printer"
R --> 7 "KIM keyboard return"
S --> 4 "printer return"

I am basing this on PDP 11 and PDP 8 documentation where (and this works)
"transmitted data -" goes to terminal strip connector 6
"transmitted data +" connects to TS 7
"received data -" to TS 3
"received data +" to TS 4

SO, I guess I am wondering if:
"printer" in the KIM docs is the same thing as "received data -" in the DEC pdp docs
"keyboard" in KIM docs is the same thing as "transmitted data -" in the DEC pdp docs
"keyboard return" in KIM docs is the same thing as "transmitted data +" in the DEC pdp docs
"printer return" in KIM docs is the same thing as "received data +" in the DOC pdp docs.

Also, I plan to put a 470ohm resistor between N and R per KIM Hints I read in link above.

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  470 ohm resistor ?? by Bill Degnan - 08/28/2014 11:46
putting a 470 ohm resistor between N and R caused the 12v line to smoke. pulled quickly, no damage done. ??

I missed the little detail DON'T RE-CONNECT PIN R !!!

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