INMOS B008 User Guide and Reference Manual

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This manual describes the INMOS B008 TRAM motherboard.

54 pages.

The IMS B008 is a TRAM motherboard which plugs into the IBM PC-XT or PC-AT. It has slots for up to ten TRAMs (TRAMs are board-level transputers that integrate processor, memory, and peripheral functions and which communicate with the outside world by means of INMOS serial links, arranged in a standard DIL pin-out). Links 1 and 2 from each of the TRAM slots are hard wired on the IMS B008, such that the TRAMs, when plugged in, form a pipeline of processing elements. The remaining links can be "softwired" using an INMOS IMS C004 programmable link switch, incorporated on the IMS B008. This arrangement allows a large variety of networks to be created under software control.

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Date Published : June 1988

Manufacturer : INMOS

Platform : Transputer






This exhibit has a reference ID of CH40224. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

INMOS B008 User Guide and Reference Manual

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