APOLLO GUIDANCE COMPUTER
Complete AGC Restoration Series Playlist:
Episode 1-4: AGC Schematics
Restoring the AGC
We embark on the restoration of the computer that put man on the Moon.
Here are several references to the schematics of our AGC
Episode 7: Erasable Core Memory
Memory Module B12 Video
This video explains what's wrong with our memory module.
Core Memory Explained
This video explains how core memory works, which is helpful to understand the previous Module B12 video.
Here is some more information for our intrepid core memory weavers:
Episode 8: Malco Connector Drawings
Samtec remakes the Malco connectors, Mike turns the AGC into a Blinkenlight machine.
Episode 9: IRIG Gyro Documents
Unboxing my IRIG gyro:
We look at a few military gyros and then unbox a real Apollo IRIG gyro
Episode 10: Mike Stewart AGC Emulation Hardware and Software
Mike Flies P63, Lunar Landing
Mike Stewart has developed gate accurate FPGA replicas of the AGC and its test hardware. It represents a massive amount of work. If you are Mike, you can use it to fly the real missions, and simulate every signal in the AGC. Making this work is not for the faint or heart and requires intimate understanding of the AGC hardware and software. We offer no instructions and no support.