I got an e-mail from someone indicating that they had a PDP-8/i that they'd like to get rid of.  An 8i is pretty cool because of all of the flip-chip modules that are in it.  So I decided to take the plunge and grab another 8 for the collection.

I just picked it up and haven't done anything with it yet (other than take some pictures).

Here's the front panel.

Here's the backplane with gobs of flip-chip modules.

I spent some time going through the modules that are in the backplane and comparing them with what the various internal options are on an 8/I, here is a list of the options that are currently installed:

At some point I'd think I'd like to add the following internal options (since "all" it will take is locating the appropriate flip chip modules and cables):