... Give Dave multiple! I ll then talk him out of one. ;) -- Cory Smelosky http://gewt.net Personal stuff http://gimme-sympathy.org ProjectsMessage 1 of 26 , Oct 7View SourceOn Mon, 7 Oct 2013, Dave McGuire wrote:
> On 10/07/2013 07:42 PM, Michael Thompson wrote:Give Dave multiple! I'll then talk him out of one. ;)
>> They are. But they're little-known and underappreciated by the
>> technical world.
>> There are very few in private hands, I'd say less than twenty of all
>> models. This is because the vast majority of them were leased, and IBM
>> came and took them away at the end of the lease period, and either
>> re-leased them or destroyed them. This effectively prevented the
>> creation of any sort of secondary market for the hardware.
>> The RICM has a 5360 System/36, three 5362 Compact System/36, three 5363
>> System/36, and four 5364 Desktop System/36. We don't have a 5363-I.
> Excellent! That makes five 5360s.
> I might have to try to talk you out of one or two of the 5364s.
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Sent from my iPhone ... I d like to be part of that too, would love to see the system running again.Message 1 of 26 , Oct 7View Source
Sent from my iPhone
On Oct 7, 2013, at 6:22 PM, Dave McGuire <Mcguire@...> wrote:
On 10/07/2013 05:17 PM, Dan Roganti wrote:
> Dan Roganti and I were at the very end of the sequence to crack the
> login password, when the +12V power supply crapped out. I have the
> schematics; it's on my "to-fix" list. I'll have it running sometime
> before too long.
> yea, you better call me when we're ready to attack it again
> Nothing like sitting on the edge of curiosity
-DaveI'd like to be part of that too, would love to see the system running again.
Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA