11919Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: Minicomputers
- Mar 4, 2009Evan Koblentz wrote:
> Thanks, but too new. :)Huh? That machine is 23 years old.
> --- In email@example.com, "Evan Koblentz" <evan@...> wrote:
>> I asked this a few weeks ago, thought I'd ask again: does anyone have an
>> interesting minicomputer that could be exhibited in our museum as a
>> long-term loan?
>> Currently we have for display:
>> - DEC PDP-8
>> - DEC PDP-11/20 (and various other 11 series)
>> - Perkin-Elmer (not sure which model)
>> - Burroughs B-80
>> - Soon: an undetermined IBM 30-series from Mike Ross
> I have a SUN 3/160... but it's not very interesting.
> However, what might make it interesting is that I have a pretty good collection of VME cards to go with it. Hang a few large cards around it that are populated by dozens of individual chips and components, and it might make an attractive display.
> I also have an SGI Personal Iris, but again, not very interesting.
> Regardless, both are available for long term loan if you want 'em -- but since the term "minicomputer" is not precisely defined (which is what sidetracked your original request), they might not be considered minicomputers by some.
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