Cahners EDN Magazine Nov 20, 1978 - Software Systems Design Course, uP Directory

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Vintage Cahners EDN Magazine Nov 20, 1978 - Software Systems Design Course, Microprocessor Directory, Microcomputer Systems Directory, Microcomputer Support Chips Directory

This is a vintage issue of EDN (Electronic Design News) magazine published by Cahners Publishing Company on November 20, 1978. The magazine features several interesting articles and directories from that era:

Software Systems Design Course: A multi-part series on software design for microprocessor systems.

Microprocessor Directory: A comprehensive listing of microprocessors available at the time with specifications.

Systems and Chips: Articles covering the latest systems and chip designs.


EDN was a highly respected trade publication covering the electronics industry, with a focus on design engineering. This issue provides a fascinating glimpse into the state of microprocessor and software development in the late 1970s.


Approx. Dimensions: 10-7/8" T x 8-1/4" W x 5/8" Thick


Sold as is. No warranty from seller. No Returns.


CONDITION NOTE: Used, but in excellent condition for its age. Overall cover is in great shape, except for very slight edge and corner wear, a missing address label and a phone number written in red ink on the bottom of the front cover.  It appears all pages as well as advertising and info card inserts are present (except subscription card is missing inside front cover and some advertising inserts have come loose due the adhesive drying), but do not have the time to check for every page (see pictures). Vintage magazines may show slight page discoloring from age, wear, creasing, staining, possible rips, tears, bending, etc. (see pictures). See full description and detailed pictures (zoom-able) to know what you are purchasing. 


Release Date/Age: November 20, 1978 (44 years old)


Short Background on the Publisher

Cahners Publishing Company was a major American publisher of trade and business magazines founded by Norman Cahners in 1960. It grew to become the largest U.S. publisher of trade magazines by the time of Cahners' death in 1986. Cahners Publishing survived into the early 2000s as part of Reed Elsevier before being renamed Reed Business Information.



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