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    Sorry to be “that guy” but that board is soldered, not wirewrapped.

    On a more relevant note, one of my undergrad CS projects (back in the early ‘80’s) was building a wirewrapped 8085 computer. It was a fun project! Do CS programs still do that?

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      that board is soldered, not wirewrapped.

      It looks like the chip sockets are connected to the pin headers by soldering but then wirewrapping connects the chips together. I’m guessing that the legs of the sockets were not long enough to be wirewrapped directly at the bottom of the board.

      I did a project similar to this at university once. Me and my classmate were of course new to wirewrapping, but it sure came across as quite unreliable. :)

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        Do CS programs still do that?

        “CS” doesn’t exist for undergrads anymore. It’s called “IT” now and it’s just four years of grokking Java and UML.

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          UML… shudders